R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro On-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-21-2003, 02:10 PM   #1
Tech Adept
bluelock's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: ohio
Posts: 167
Default recoil starter problems

Me and my friend just got 2 new rs4 3's . we started them up for them first time easy and broke in the engines acording to hpi specs. 3rd tank of gas the Pull started spring snapped ...... We took it apart and inspected it and in fact the spring broke in half ..... i was wondering of ther are alternate ways to start it up ?
bluelock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2003, 02:21 PM   #2
Tech Fanatic
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 922
Send a message via ICQ to Cartman

you can use a starter box or HPI's electric pro start
Dremel UK - Schumacher Racing - Vapextech UK - MBModels UK - MRT
Cartman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2003, 09:44 AM   #3
Tech Addict
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: north carolina
Posts: 536
Send a message via AIM to 2mcgrath Send a message via Yahoo to 2mcgrath

yeah you would have to use a starter box..or the roto start i thinks its called..i have a rs43 ss and havent had any trouble out of my pullstart..you would be better off just to fix the pullstart back would be cheaper to...
2mcgrath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2003, 09:57 AM   #4
Tech Master
tIANcI's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posts: 1,737

Bluelock - pull starts are not like lawn mowers! You use short jerks and not pull it all the way out. Buy a starter box and you will not regret it later on when the engine does not want to start with a pull starter.
tIANcI is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Almost New Sportwerks Recoil, Recoil Foam Tires, Lipo Battery Packs birdy233 R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 8 05-26-2007 07:52 AM
Problems with new starter asar5205 Malaysian R/C Racers 16 12-10-2006 01:20 AM
New O.S. 12CV-X recoil starter nitro car engine CudaMike R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 0 12-09-2005 08:32 AM
new TC3 starter box problems BUDRACER1 Nitro On-Road 4 09-05-2003 02:07 PM
Starter Box problems :( ttektek Nitro On-Road 3 03-16-2003 05:31 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 07:01 PM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0