R/C Tech Forums

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2009, 02:24 PM   #1
Tech Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 67
Default OS Vspec leaking oil.

Hey guys. My OS motor seems to be leaking oil out of the motor itself. I originally thought it was my exhaust gasket but after further inspection it looks like it is leaking from the motor itself.

I asked someone at the track and they told me to pull off the motor, pull off the back-plate and apply a small bit of high-temp adhesive to the tip of the plate before sliding it in.

does this sound accurate? I am looking for some extra opinions.
terzianator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2009, 02:28 PM   #2
Tech Master
 
JoeyTheRocket's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Oswego, IL
Posts: 1,901
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by terzianator View Post
Hey guys. My OS motor seems to be leaking oil out of the motor itself. I originally thought it was my exhaust gasket but after further inspection it looks like it is leaking from the motor itself.

I asked someone at the track and they told me to pull off the motor, pull off the back-plate and apply a small bit of high-temp adhesive to the tip of the plate before sliding it in.

does this sound accurate? I am looking for some extra opinions.
I didn't know your OS used oil.

But yes you can try that, is it leaking from the front bearing? Or you could have the 2007 or older engine blocks and they can have some small cracks.
__________________
Joey Kubat
AE / JConcepts / Futaba / A-Main Hobbies / NitroPro
JoeyTheRocket is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2009, 02:28 PM   #3
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Posts: 3,693
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by terzianator View Post
Hey guys. My OS motor seems to be leaking oil out of the motor itself. I originally thought it was my exhaust gasket but after further inspection it looks like it is leaking from the motor itself.

I asked someone at the track and they told me to pull off the motor, pull off the back-plate and apply a small bit of high-temp adhesive to the tip of the plate before sliding it in.

does this sound accurate? I am looking for some extra opinions.
take it apart - clean good - then seal high temp Luck7 - Amain hobbies
__________________
TLR - Spektrum - Horizon - TLR 8ight 4.0 - TLR 8ight-T 4.0 - TLR 22 4.0 - Orion - Sweep Racing Tires
token is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2009, 02:35 PM   #4
Tech Lord
 
Frank L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: NorCal
Posts: 12,521
Trader Rating: 148 (100%+)
Default

I seal the backplate of every engine before I even break them in. Ihave been told not to do this on os engines but that didn't stop me. I usually seal the carb where it meets the block but I did not with my newest os speed because it uses an oring and I will just replace it. Permatex gold From any automotive store works well and so does the lucky7 sealant. Do yourself a favor and seal it.
__________________
- X-Ray/ RC America Team Driver - MKS -
- XB8 - XB8T - XB8 E - OS Spec III - B2102 - 4PXR -
~ SSC ~ Godfather ~ Ironman ~ ButterySmooth ~
Frank L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2009, 02:48 PM   #5
Tech Prophet
 
houston's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: portland OR
Posts: 15,147
Trader Rating: 91 (100%+)
Default

more than likely a cracked case
__________________
TEAM FUSION X ENGINES /RC-OMG USA/ TEAM BYRON ORIGINALS / TEAM PROLINE RACING TIRES / TEAM SICK GRAPHICS /TEAM KYOSHO / things I support: COMP HEAT DEALER /TEAM LUNSFORD/ FUSIONX™ USA / TEAM KYOSHO / "H.E.S."™ / BYRON FUELS / RC-OMGUSA/KICWEBDESIGNZ/AKA TIRES/PROLINE RACING TIRES /RAYA RACING/BUKU POWER CLUTCH/M2CRACING/special thanks to STAV and JIM HOTTIGREENMOUNTAINGRILLS.COM
houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



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 04:37 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