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Old 11-30-2008, 06:18 PM   #1
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Default OS VG Pipe Combo for buggy?

I have an XRAY XB8EC and bought a used OS VG engine off of the forums here as a backup to the Go Sport 3-port I have right now. I have a Dynamite 086 pipe for the Go, will this work well with the OS too or will I need a different pipe?

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The VG has a very good bottom end punch but lacks a little on the top, so that 086 pipe you're using on your Go should be good on your VG as well, I used to have exactly that combo a while ago and it was very good on a small/med track but unfortunately the VG didn't last long, but it was good while it lasted.
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I also had a VG but it destroyed itself. I repaired it enough to run the last race of the season (my first) and qualified 2nd. I was using a 9886 pipe and it seemed to do a good job. Small tight track with a couple of spots to open it up. I don't think you can go wrong with that 086. Good luck...
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believe it or noti have used an rtr sportwerks ht pipe on a vg ...and it worked pretty good ...
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unfortunately the VG didn't last long, but it was good while it lasted.
That always seems to be the saying with the .21 VG. Mine included.
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I was using a JP-1 with that engine and it ran great, but I do run on a pretty tight track.
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JP3 on mine in my 8ight 2.0. Works great. I'd like to add that for an inexpensive motor the VG is quite good. Sure you only get about 4 or 5 gallons out of it but what do you expect for $140. Bottom and mid is actually surprising on the VG but it's hard to get good top end out of it. For my little track it's perfect though.

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Well, this one only had half a gallon on it or so, and the guy seemed to break it in ok so we'll see how long I can make it last. Hopefully a decent amount of time, but it's just backing up my Go (which will hopefully last a while, too).

I'll have to track various brands and see what gives me the most longevity, especially since I know my XRAY won't be wearing out any time soon!

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One good thing about is the 2yr warenty on it. You can send it in and they will rebuild it or send you another.
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