R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro Off-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-13-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
Tech Rookie
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 10
Default Problem w/my new picco .12 and GT2

Anyone using the .12 picco in their GT2. the shaft size for the picco is 6mm vs. 7-8mm on the stock AE.15. It looks like Picco tried to make up for the smaller shaft by putting a really thick collet with it. In fact its to thick to work with the flywheel that comes with the GT2. Anyone know the answer for this?

I've though of a work-around. I could just grind the Picco collet down. that might work. but aside from ordering a bunch of collets online, im stuck.

thank you.
Eppidemic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2009, 08:17 PM   #2
Tech Addict
kdub's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 619

Usually there is an option collett in the box to put on the engine. Maybe try this one?


Picco is kinda wacky.... If the angle matches up with the kit collett, then you can just grind it shorter. If the angles don't match....then you've got trouble.

I would also call Orion for help on parts because they used to use Picco based .12 engines.
kdub is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 03:02 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net