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Old 04-15-2009, 11:48 AM   #1
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Default My Car Wont Move HELP!!!!!

well i had my car running and working about 9months ago, then i moved house and forgot all about it. I got it out the other day and tryed starting it but it wouldnt work. after closer inspection ( I am no expert and i know verry little about nitro cars i just bought it in the spur of the moment, second hand of a mate) I realized that i needed a new glow plug as the one i had diddnt glow.
i bought a new one today and put it in, after a while of pulling the cord messing around and pulling the cord some more it started and was ticking over fine. but once i tryed to move away the reves dipped and it moved a little, then i let go and the revs slowly built up and i pressed forward and it moved a little more and that was it. that was all i could do with it. all the electrics were fine the wheels would move left to right but it just wouldnt move.

Can some one offer me some advice please........
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Old 04-15-2009, 12:00 PM   #2
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lean the low speed needle, that should get her going
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Old 04-15-2009, 12:03 PM   #3
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I realy dont know what you mean
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Old 04-15-2009, 12:31 PM   #4
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you have to tune the motor by adjusting the fuel/air ratio. there are needle valves for this.

you might want to head over to your local hobby shop and see if they'll give you a quick tutorial on nitro cars.
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yeah i had the same problem wen i let my tmaxx sit. its just running to rich.
there is a flat head needle on the carburator, turn it too the right until the car runs
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Old 04-17-2009, 07:31 AM   #6
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i would put the needles back to factory setting and start over again
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Is it an RTR , if so it has a guide on how to do this if you bought it new or were lucky enough to get the instructions in the box.

Better yet if they dont have it , most reputable companies have their guides online....if its an aftermarket motor yet again use that manual for tuning and advice , they also sometimes have trouble-shooting guides.

Also your explanation was very hard to understand so best to research what ive given you yourself because itll probably be easier to learn that way as well get the information your looking for quickly and easily.
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