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  • Last Activity: 06-27-2024 01:21 PM
  • Join Date: 10-04-2007
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  1. 06-20-2017 03:19 PM - permalink
    Hi my friend,

    I got in 2007 a BAD Fs-12ss Engine from Tamiya and its now broken ! my bad !

    I saw in the 2015 forum that you said to another fs12ss owner, that he can change the engine to a OS 18TZ, is it true, do you have other cheap engine that i can change with ?

    Thank you a lot my friend !
  2. 11-12-2015 07:02 PM - permalink
    Hi Geezatec.
    Yes all is solved with a new one from Amain. They figured it was faulty.
    Thanks for your followup.
  3. Geezatec
    11-21-2013 10:04 AM - permalink
  4. squillaempusa
    05-05-2013 08:16 PM - permalink
    i just sent you 3 emails with the pics. this is the email address i sent them to,[email protected]
  5. squillaempusa
    05-05-2013 08:11 PM - permalink
    i'm not sure if it's a tuned pipe. i actually don't know how to tell the difference. i remember reading about it, but forget. i took some pics of the exhaust, and was gonna email them too you. i did notice in the pics that the gasket looks to be a little uneven. after what you said about impact's exhaust being a pain, it's got me thinking that may be the problem.
  6. Geezatec
    05-05-2013 05:22 PM - permalink
    Impact exhaust always a problem. Installing it is a pain. You have make sure you install the ring evenly and straight. Are you using a tuned exhaust manifold? Long or short?
  7. squillaempusa
    05-05-2013 05:11 PM - permalink
    so it seems like i'm good with fuel. it sounds like you like O'donnel. the engine i'm using the heli fuel in, is a heli engine. that's why. it's a thunder tiger .70.

    as for the exaust manifold on the serpent, it almost seems that it is the wrong (too small) one for that block. the gasket is nice and snug on the manifold, but i still get exaust leaking out when engine is running. it seems like the manifold with gasket doesn't sit in there properly. i have the spring on it and all, and it feels like plenty of tension. i've trying many different exaust gaskets, and the seemingly best one is installed now. can i just add an "o-ring"? i'm not racing it or anything (as you know), i barely operate at all. it's just soooo loud with the exaust leak, and it's hard to shut down.--i usually shut the engines off by covering the pipe with my finger. when i do this with the serpent, exaust is just forced out around the gasket. what do ya think about all this dude?? later.
  8. squillaempusa
    05-03-2013 10:35 PM - permalink
    hi E. the one engine i must use heli fuel. the TTR ek4 monster truck/buggy thing. so i have Morgan 30% heli, high oil content. after that jug runs out, i have a gallon of Magnum heli 30% (any good?). the other engines i've been using Traxxas 20% (apparently has high oil). not much traxxas fuel left, but i have a new jug of O'donnel 20%, that i bought last fall (supposedly has less oil in it than traxxas). what do you think of these fuels? i also have a question about the exaust manifold and gasket for my serpent we've talked about. talk to ya later dude!
  9. 04-13-2013 09:44 AM - permalink
    hi mate. iv just joined up cos im desperate to get some help with identifying my old serpent chassis. i cant find wheels for it. i dont have a pc only my mobile and for some reason i cant upload pics. it has 14mm hex on the rear and bearings on the front. was wondering if i could email you a pic to get your opinion. as you obviously have alot of experience. if you cant help then sorry for wasting your time. thanks in advance kind ,regards jason
  10. Geezatec
    01-17-2013 12:21 PM - permalink
    Still in camarillo, ca. Be back b4 the 24th.

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