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Old 06-28-2009, 11:13 AM   #1
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hi guys, just got the beast of an engine. broke in well only had 1 race before i found i was using glow plugs like no tomorrow.
open the engine and found the piston liner damaged and the con rod damaged....... gutted since i spent so much


i always used air filter and fuel filter as well


no sure what happen. any u guys have the same problem.


where do i get spares???
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you can probably get spares from

http://www.nitrohouse.com/catalog/in...p?cPath=34_129

they always have picco parts.
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Did you take the engine apart and clean it up lube it, then put it back together and seal it before break in? There could have been 1 little shred of metal from milling the parts in there and bam there you have it. Oh and the P3 is a great mill, if you expierence any air leakage look up carb sealing they will do that from time to time the boot the pinch bolt neck everything and your golden.
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What plug was you using?

I've seen glow plug wire break go through the engine make junk out of the engine
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Old 06-28-2009, 09:25 PM   #5
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i have own a few engines , rb, go, rb sirio, never had to take them apart and lube before breakin in. but i guess, the picco is an exception. ..... damn


using o donell and novarossi plugs
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