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Old 02-10-2009, 10:40 AM   #1
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And how well do you think this will work in my RC8 as compared to the stock AE .28 Pro I've been running?
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there was a good thread on this yesterday.........used engines are a bad idea in general...IMO........
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What are you doing with your RC8 that you need a .28 engine?
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Old 02-10-2009, 12:01 PM   #4
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What are you doing with your RC8 that you need a .28 engine?
thats what the rtr comes with......
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And how well do you think this will work in my RC8 as compared to the stock AE .28 Pro I've been running?
it dont look bad. if it does run and you get several gallons+ out of it its a good deal. I have several v2 .21's and they are good engines. run good with a jp3. You prolly have the stock ae pipe? that might be interesting. id like to know how it works...the only issue i ever had with this engine is runtime compared to other engine/pipe combos. try it on the pipe you have and if dont work try the jp3 and your sure to like it.
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it dont look bad. if it does run and you get several gallons+ out of it its a good deal. I have several v2 .21's and they are good engines. run good with a jp3. You prolly have the stock ae pipe? that might be interesting. id like to know how it works...the only issue i ever had with this engine is runtime compared to other engine/pipe combos. try it on the pipe you have and if dont work try the jp3 and your sure to like it.
My friend recommended the Dynamite 086. Said it was a great pipe.

And judging from what everyone is saying on here, I'm starting to think I made a mistake.
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decent deal if it runs
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"if it runs"

great....
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I wasnt being negative just sometimes there are unhonest people out there. I'm sure it will be fine, and if its not your luck your only losing 66 bucks. I have seen people in other hobbies get ripped for hundreds.
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It's clean, so that means they probably took somewhat good care of it. It will probably be a good engine for you. For the price if you get a couple gallons out of it you'll have your money's worth. Check out the links in my signature and you can have a like new engine for 15-20 bux if the bearings and crank are good.

If nothing else you can resell it on ebay as a used as is engine and probably get 75% of your money back or better being honest about it.
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My friend recommended the Dynamite 086. Said it was a great pipe.

And judging from what everyone is saying on here, I'm starting to think I made a mistake.
yes the 086 would be good too depending on track. last summer practicing on statelines(michigan, long track) track i noticed with a dyn 053 it was lacking big time top end. once i put jp3 on it things were fine. the 086 might help feul economy a bit.
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Buying a used motor is a bad Idea. I sold one of my motors used, and will never do it again. the guy got about 4 more gallons on it, but the rod snapped at the RC pro series in his main back in 2007. He didn't blame me, but I still felt bad that it gave out when he needed it most.

Ever since, I haven't and will not sell any of my motors used. That's right I'm taking every single motor I buy to the grave!

On the other hand, I got a used RB s7 with a buggy trade, and it last me 8 gallons, and I gave it to someone who put another 6 on it. I don't even know how many gallons were on it orriginally. That motor was a beast!
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I think you got a good deal, an they are cheap to rebuild.
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ya not to bad a deal
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