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novarossi n21b rotostart vs os 21vg rotostart

Old 05-07-2009, 05:36 AM
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which motor would be better in a losi 8ight? i mostly run on small and medium tracks. they both are 2hp peak. i dont run the 8ight much so i dont want to spend alot. which one will last longer?
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The Novarossi is a better value, IMO. I'm also guessing the Novarossi will outlast the VG.

I like OS V-Spec engines (see my current sig), but I personally wouldn't buy the VG model. It seems to be an OS in name only, as if there is little/no lineage to the V-Spec.

The Novarossi N21B has rave reviews. Amainhobbies.com can't seem to stock them fast enough to keep up with demand for them.
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get the nova n21bf. Im running the 2000 model for a bump box and for a 3 port it screams with my dynamite 086 pipe. Havent heard much good about the vg though.
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I'm telling you right now to scratch the VG right off your list. You must not have done any research on it (don't worry I didn't either - I figured it was an OS ) Absolutely one of the worst performers for the money and will not last you very long. 95% of the engines that price on the market will be a 100% better choice. Dig a little deeper or just trust me
By the time you have your last answer here from everyone else I guarantee they will have you buying the NR. Good luck
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I run the Nova without the roto in a Losi 8 and love it.
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hey roadracer43

I am running the same motor and pipe is it just me your is it really quit.
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I am a former VG owner. Power wise its is about 50-60% of a vspec. I did a wheelie with it my old Mugen. I had it rebuilt twice by OS under the 2yr warenty before selling it. It lasted it 2 gallons each time. When say rebuilt they replace the piston and sleeve and rear bearing. I would go with the Novarossi.
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No comparison between the two. VG is junk, nova is an awesome budget engine. I myself love OS's other engines(v-spec based), but the vg just doesn't cut it. It lacks power and has horrible lifespan. It is not even an ABC constructed engine. I would stay away from roto start though. Much better to get a bump box. Roto starts only add a place for failure and rob power.
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does the novarossi have good bottem, mid, or high power. or all
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not understanding the question, must be a misprint.
Originally Posted by smittyusmc View Post
hey roadracer43

I am running the same motor and pipe is it just me your is it really quit.
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Originally Posted by kra2y View Post
does the novarossi have good bottem, mid, or high power. or all
Being that it is a 3 port engine, it is mainly a bottom end engine. Pair it with a dynamite 086 and it will scream all around!
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