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Old 05-19-2009, 05:19 AM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone has upgraded the motor in their SC8. Is the stock one good enough for everybody?
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Old 05-19-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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The stock motor tuned right runs really well and I have run 3 gallons through it with no problems. I just put a werks p3 21 pro in and had to go back to the 16t pinion because it didn't have the torque that the stock motor has but runs much faster.
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Old 05-19-2009, 05:13 PM   #3
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The stock engine that comes with those are good motors. They last for ever tune easy and hold the tune to. Use it for a while and if your racing it you can upgrade it later but if you arent I would leave it. I would get a better exaust for it though. 2035, 053, something in that range.
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I had a stock sc8,my buddy has one with an RB 28 on it,there is no comparison,of course he has a $400 motor on his,thats about what I paid for my whole truck,if you have the money do an upgrade,if you don't the pro 28 on the truck is good,upgrade you're clutchbell to a 17 or 18 if you have long straight aways at you're track,you loose some bottom end but you don't rev the truck out as much on long straights and you gain a little better traction out of the corners.
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Old 05-24-2009, 04:28 AM   #5
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i luv the stock motor but how much a new stock motor? or is the lrp .28 the same thing?
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:37 PM   #6
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This is a Thunder tiger engine. That in itself says reliability and easy tune. As for is it good enough? I'm the one with the RB TM928 on mine. It is a totally new animal. If you can control it the speed is unbelievable. Is it better? Yes, If you can drive it. No, If your not smooth with a controller " novice" I would highly recommend the stock engine. Plus you can get them for under $100.00.

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