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Old 09-24-2008, 03:30 PM
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Ive seen Multiple Leaky deaky vspec's and Speed's.....i dont get it.
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Old 09-24-2008, 10:39 PM
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I've run the RB and I now run the Orion.

The RB I found to be more sensitive to tune, but the Orion is a set and forget kind of thing. I am very pleased with the Orion overall and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another one.
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Originally Posted by CaLaBeR View Post
WHO PUT A QUARTER IN YOU DUDE!!! if your not going to be any help don't post... the reason i said this is because a Speed has a weighted crank to make it smooth for low traction situations, if you have lots of traction and you can put the power down your going to be better off with a more explosive motor than a speed. i have a Speed, Ninja .21, and a C6 that I use and in LOW traction situations the Speed shines in high traction situations the speed is just too mild on bottom. JMO, at least im being helpfull to this guy D8, just keep up with the cute replies and you will be liked around here...
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Engine: O.S. Speed
Pipe: O.S. 2060
Glow plug: O.S. P3
Fuel: Cosmo 30%
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:58 AM
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Integra - where from - front bearing?
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Old 09-25-2008, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by D8 View Post
Here you go...
Driver: Atsushi Hara
Buggy Hot Bodies D8
Engine: O.S. Speed
Pipe: O.S. 2060
Glow plug: O.S. P3
Fuel: Cosmo 30%
Tires: Pro-Line Revolver M3
Wheels: Pro-Line
Inserts: Pro-Line
Radio: Futaba 4PK
Servos: Futaba
Spur: 48-tooth
Clutch bell: 16-tooth
Diff Fluid: (F/C/R) 3,000/4,000/1,000

Where'd you get that info? Reason I asked is that there's a flaw in it. Your info states that his fuel was Cosmo 30%. In a LiveRC.com interview after the Worlds Hara stated several times that he was running 25%, not 30% (his words). Not trying to nitpick, but...
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Originally Posted by D8 View Post
Here you go...
Driver: Atsushi Hara
Buggy Hot Bodies D8
Engine: O.S. Speed
Pipe: O.S. 2060
Glow plug: O.S. P3
Fuel: Cosmo 30%
Tires: Pro-Line Revolver M3
Wheels: Pro-Line
Inserts: Pro-Line
Radio: Futaba 4PK
Servos: Futaba
Spur: 48-tooth
Clutch bell: 16-tooth
Diff Fluid: (F/C/R) 3,000/4,000/1,000


Nice try, give me a DIRECT link and I may believe you anyone can write that out, i heard Hara himself say in his interview on Live RC after the race he was running a V Spec with the NEW soon to be released lightened Speed head....
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Old 09-25-2008, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by CaLaBeR View Post
Nice try, give me a DIRECT link and I may believe you anyone can write that out, i heard Hara himself say in his interview on Live RC after the race he was running a V Spec with the NEW soon to be released lightened Speed head....
http://piraterc.com/piratercforum/in...n.html#msg5290

thats all i could find
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:14 PM
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ok... lets ask Ty or one of the other guys in the team., I am sure that they know what the heck he was running.. I will PM the guys to see what is the truth...
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OK... Ty just replied back and this is what he said....Both Hara and myself were running the OS Speed engines.
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a speed is still a vspec, its a tuned version of the vzb vspec, not totally different just a better version, there would be no reason for him to run a speed head on a stock vspec, they could have just as easily drilled out the blue head for the weight savings
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Originally Posted by Answer-RC View Post
Integra - where from - front bearing?

front bearing....base of the carb...the pinch bolts...the slide boot's....u name it....it leaked....even the darn backplate was wet in the bottom 2 corner's.
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Does it really make a difference which engine he runs ? All three engines Megacrash listed are great engines and will like either one .
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on the hara engine debate, i would think that he used a std V-Spec based on this pic..


unless he decided to use a speed with a 21J carb??
don't think so..

anyway i've always felt tt a std V-Spec is good enough to hang out with the rest of them.
(off-road ie. on-road is another story altogether..)
OS has come a long way in making reliable engines.
2 world titles in 06' and 08' says it all..

Megacrash,
another engine you could consider would be the new Ninja JX.
wait for the newer version that's coming out anytime soon now..
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if your not going to be any help don't post... the reason i said this is because a Speed has a weighted crank to make it smooth for low traction situations,
The slug weights added to the crank of a Speed have little or nothing to do with its low end performance, however, they have all to do with it being one of the smoothest running (NO VIBRATION) motors on the market. On the breakin bench nothing moves on the table. Simply amazing. Even a coffee cup has very minor ripples in the liquid.

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