T-maxx troubles

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Old 10-13-2005, 02:50 PM
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Recently got a T-maxx from a friend who kinda abused it. I cleaned it and fixed it up but it still won't start. I've tried everything, pull start, electric start, checked and swapped out glowplugs and ignitors. I think the problem may be my gas. The gas I have is probably over a year old and when I went to start my xxx-nt, no go. Any other ideas on what it could be?
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Old 10-13-2005, 04:09 PM
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Yeah Try some new gas, and make sure you are getting power to the glow plug, if you are you are using the EZ-start.
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Ya, i dont use that glow plug ingnitor thingy on the electric start. I just use a regular ole glow plug ingnitor, so i know i am getting power to the plug.
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Old 10-14-2005, 08:35 AM
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If the engine was abused as well then there is a chance that the engine is toast. Engines that have lost compression or pinch are extremely hard to start.

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Old 10-14-2005, 11:46 AM
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Ya, it doesn't have great compression but I am pretty sure it will start. I used the same gas on my XXX-NT which has very good compression (can't turn flywheel with one or two fingers) and that wouldn't start. So the only constant in both of these is the gas.
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