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Old 09-15-2009, 06:56 PM   #1
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Hello, I have made a few posts with questions and everyone here has been a great help, so thanks again for that. Recently, I have been running my Losi 8ight 2.0 rtr buggy, and it seems to be running very well with one exception. Here is my problem, if i kill the engine after i have had it running for even a short duration, say 5 minutes, it will not start again, it does not begin to even want to kick over. Being new to nitro in general, I am somewhat baffled. Any ideas? Thanks
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the motor on mine was the same way it was hard to start even during break in after i got thru about a half gallon i changed the plug and it started up pretty easy after that how much gas to you have own yours and does it seem to have any extra gas coming out of the pipe (running rich) it depends on how much gas is thru it you might need to lean the top an hr or 2 but i would change the plug first and try that. hope this helps
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It could be a tuning issue, but I have that same engine and the aluminum carb vapor locks easily.
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I'll try changing the plug, that is the most likely culprit I think. Also, the car does not emit excess gas or oil out of the pipe, i think it is tuned well ill also try leaning the mix a little tomorrow, thanks.
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