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Old 08-04-2009, 10:00 PM   #1
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hey so i found out today that i have only had 5 bolts keeping the heat sink to my motor instead of 6(i have a sc8) would this of caused any problems to my motor. i have ran about 4 tanks with it since i bought it. i bought it used. i am going to the screw store and gonna pick up a new one
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hey so i found out today that i have only had 5 bolts keeping the heat sink to my motor instead of 6(i have a sc8) would this of caused any problems to my motor. i have ran about 4 tanks with it since i bought it. i bought it used. i am going to the screw store and gonna pick up a new one
Prob not. Look at the head button, does it look like it was leaking by it and not sealing properly. Its a good thing you have soo many head bolts, the .21's I run only have 4 head bolts so one missing is more serious. I know a loose head bolt on a .21 will change the tune and make it inconsistent.
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Prob not. Look at the head button, does it look like it was leaking by it and not sealing properly. Its a good thing you have soo many head bolts, the .21's I run only have 4 head bolts so one missing is more serious. I know a loose head bolt on a .21 will change the tune and make it inconsistent.
no there is no signs of leaks. and my tunes are pretty consistent. i may have to tweak just a little 1/8 of a turn. but the temperature today was 15 degrees cooler then it was when i tuned it last
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It should be fine, just try to replace that screw ASAP. When you do replace it, you will need to loosen ALL the head screws and re-do the 6 (otherwise the head will be unbalanced) and remember to tighten them in a cross pattern
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Hey costcommando, I know that it wasn't ment
to be funny. But I just woke up and read your
comment about going to the "Screw Store".
Thanks for the wake up chuckle. Yea, do what
Chad22 advised and thanks for starting my long
day out with a little humor.
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Hey costcommando, I know that it wasn't ment
to be funny. But I just woke up and read your
comment about going to the "Screw Store".
Thanks for the wake up chuckle. Yea, do what
Chad22 advised and thanks for starting my long
day out with a little humor.
no problem lol. always good to make someone laugh
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lol, any good sales?
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