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Old 05-17-2004, 02:16 PM   #1
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Default Difference between Road and Dirt Motors?


I've been into 1/10th nitro road and stadium trucks (NTC3, XXXNT and RC10GT) for over a year and just stepped up to a 1/8th Kanai 2 and an MRX.

What is the engineering difference between a nitro road and gas motor?

It appears that some of the buggy motors have a longer stroke, (perhaps for more bottom end grunt) but what keeps you from putting a buggy engine in a road car?

If you gear them right, would you kill a buggy motor with more high end rpm or what?

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so basicly : what's the difference between on and off road engines???

I want to know too!
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Old 05-27-2004, 09:46 PM   #3
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Default the difference between on and off road engines

I think the difference between on and off road engines can be seen below:
- On Road engine specially use on Aspalt or On Road track.
- Off Road engine specially use on Dirt or Off Road track.
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Timing is the fundamental difference. On-road engines have their timing set for top-end power, were as the off-road engine have timing for low to mid-range power. That is my understanding anyway.
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