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Old 04-23-2010, 08:14 PM   #16
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email sent ! please read the Ofna JL 21 thread, there is tons of info, pictures and video of my version of this engine......All i will say is that this is an extremely fast powerful engine that just happens to have great track manners.... even tho it is smooth, it is a total screamer !
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Personally I would look at the werks b5 engine or the alpha line of engines. Both of these engines pull hard at the tracks I race at. I even have a buddy that runs the b5 in his truggy without difficulty. Both of these are around 200 which leaves you $$$ for a decent pipe or extra plugs.
Where can I buy the Alpha engines? I was reading about them today. Which model is best for truggy?
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You would not be disapointed in a Werks B5 .21. I run one in my RC8T and my RC8B. And in my Truggy it has no problems keeping up with anyother motor on the track big or small and im getting 11+min on run time. And well under 250$
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Old 04-23-2010, 08:23 PM   #19
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email sent ! please read the Ofna JL 21 thread, there is tons of info, pictures and video of my version of this engine......All i will say is that this is an extremely fast powerful engine that just happens to have great track manners.... even tho it is smooth, it is a total screamer !
Thanks Neal I will check out the info and the thread.
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Is that engine overkill or have bad mileage? I have heard good things about picco.
Yes it's overkill, and yes it has horrible gas mileage. .28's are stupid.

Couple engines to look at would be the Werks B5($200) and Clockwork JL21($250).

I personally just grabbed a Werks B5, but haven't gotten a chance to run it yet. I would recommend taking a read through the werks thread. You can see the same great reviews that convinced me to buy one. It is really a treat having Ron(owner of Werks) constantly active providing support in that thread.

I know Maximo does a great job with his engines, and his new modded JL's seem very promising. He is also constantly active providing support.
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that picco .28 looks mean. 3.4 HP and 37,000 rpm's!!

how does the picco .28 compare to the o.s.xz .28?
Just stop right now dreaux! Don't even go down that road. Don't you just run buggies??? And you want to drop a stupid .28 into one. When will you learn?
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the alpha s852 is a great mill for 200 not too many ppl have any bad reviews at all
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it's cool jammin. I am up to my ears in engines right now. If i get another it will be one of neil's modded jpx's or a speed.

right now i have my eye on a bce chassis and a m2c rear toe block, and front anti dive set.
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Thinking of a B5 Werks myself for my soon to arrive 8T 2.0. I currently only have my tuned GRP .21 that I ran in my buggy all last year and while it is a great engine, I am afraid that it is going to be too soft for a truggy. I hate to
get rid of it though as it has been such a great overall engine. Plus, I have a brand new piston and sleeve for it although it still runs like a champ after 3ish gallons.
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The Novarossi p5xls is about 250 bucks and is perfect for the truggy or a buggy. Lots of torque, and plenty of speed. Lasts forever......
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the s852 (ORANGE HEAD )

READYROLLERS.COM HE ALSO HAS GREAT BEARINGS HE HAS THEM IN STOCK I JUST TALKED WITH HIM LAST NIGHT
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neil. What excactly is a "hand lapped" piston?
It's where they take the engine and run it around the track for you several laps by hand.





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Thinking of a B5 Werks myself for my soon to arrive 8T 2.0. I currently only have my tuned GRP .21 that I ran in my buggy all last year and while it is a great engine, I am afraid that it is going to be too soft for a truggy. I hate to
get rid of it though as it has been such a great overall engine. Plus, I have a brand new piston and sleeve for it although it still runs like a champ after 3ish gallons.
I ran a grp for a season on my 1.0 truggy and then for about 2 months in the 2.0 truggy. It is a little soft on the bottom but it will push the truggy around.
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For about $265 you can have a Novarossi P5xlt .21 and be the envy of everyone. Excellent durability. Easy tuning. Plenty of power. Excellent gas mileage. On my second season with one and I wouldn't go any other way.
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p5 good prooven motor, i had it works well , them i went to rb c6 and whoooooo what a motor, then i looked at budget so i bought a reedy was scepticle about it, broke it in and finally tested and wow very impressed, i honestly think it give my c6 a good run, but the reedy lots of bottom wnd decent top end, i dont think u would go wrong with a reedy my opinion
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