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Old 01-25-2007, 09:40 AM   #106
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Is it possible you have an air leak?

I remember that I would run into the same issue with my GS SUTCE and its R25MT engine. It would start off temp fine, but would just go up in temp and I would then richen it and it would be a dog. After working with some people at the track we nailed it down to an airleak coming from the airfilter.

Its always good to check the various possible air leak areas periodically.

Main thing, make sure you always have a nice trail of blue smoke coming from the pipe and work from there. I knew a guy who's T-maxx did not have this, didn't even thing of it, and it was a big time dog till we worked on it and got that going.

You could also check your clutch as well. make sure its engaging correctly.
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Old 01-25-2007, 02:41 PM   #107
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like cain said you need to check for air leaks. also dont richen it too much. put it at factory settings and run a tank or2 through. that might help with temp. it has on my engine before.let it cool completely down, put it at factory settings, then run a tank or 2.
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:03 AM   #108
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When you run the vehicle, do you see any bubbles in the fuel line?
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Old 01-27-2007, 06:52 PM   #109
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hey i will have to check...i havent paid any attention to the fuel line will have to next time i run....
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Old 01-28-2007, 02:52 PM   #110
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need your help again....went and drove my truck today a little chilly but fun....first time i went to start it it was a little tough to start but it eventually started after probably 30-45 seconds of turning it over...let it sit for a few minutes then filled it back up and it would not start turned it over and over till the ez start went into safe mode...when i was turning it over the fuel line was full but it did not move through the line...i had air bubble in the line is that bad??? any suggestions
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cover the carb opening with your finger for a few seconds. once you see the fuel moving again take your finger off and put the air filter back on. all it did was loose its pull somehow. try that and see what it does. and if its cold, try to warm the engine a little by trying to turn it over indoors. it will make its start easier
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i will try and let you know thank you
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if that doesnt work try covering the tip of the pipe for just a second or 2. it happens to my revo sometimes and both those usually work
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Old 01-28-2007, 03:34 PM   #114
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i tried the carb cover and it moved the fuel but wouldnt start....i just took the glow plug out and flipped truck over then turned motor over and got some fuel out is that a good way to do so if the motor might be flooded???? also i hooked the glow plug into the blue wire with it out of the motor...should the glow plug get hot when i turn it over with the plug out??? it didnt get hot at all any other suggestions???
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also with the two lights on the ez start the glow plug light does not glow any reasons??
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Is your battery at full charge or maybe its bad glow plug...
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If I remember right when using the igniter wire on a Traxxas the glow plug has to be grounded (touching the motor) to make it complete the circuit. So if your just holding it and not grounding it by touching the side of the plug to the motor it won't glow. If it still doesn't either try another plug or borrow a glow igniter to see if it works then.
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springs on my revo seem a little soft.....i havent driven it yet but just by pushing down on it it seems like it might bottom out pretty easy.....any suggestions to which springs?
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