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Force .28 sell it or keep it...?

Old 10-04-2008, 09:38 PM
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i bought a used buggy on eBay... the engine it comes with is a Force .28 engine that is barely used... the owner states that he has only ran half a tank of gas through it...

i am debating if i should sell this engine and get a .21 size engine with a pull starter or keep this one... but if i keep this one, i will need to get a pull starter and one way bearing for it or an Ofna shaft starter... in either case, i'm gonna have to spend atleast $25 extra if i keep this motor...

mostly, i'm worried about fuel consumption and it seems to me that a .28 engine is pretty big... on a 125cc gas tank, how long a run time does a .28 engine get...? how about a .21...?
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:28 AM
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If you are new to nitro I would recommend keeping it. It is really not that bad of a mill. You can pretty much plan on frying it while you learn to tune. Then you won't feel so bad. I would find out the factory settings and go throught the break in procedure from the start just in case. Then you can go from there. By the way, engines you purchase used almost ALWAYS have more fuel through them than you are told. Unless you know the person. Good luck and have fun!
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