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How to learn how to tune nitro truck before the summer?

Old 12-18-2009, 03:04 PM
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Default How to learn how to tune nitro truck before the summer?

I want to start racing at the track.
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Old 12-18-2009, 03:22 PM
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Read the tuning bible at the top of this section. That will give you the basics and then trialand error and find someone at your local track that knows how to tune them and ask for help. Watch him close see what he does and most important look and listen to how the engine performs. It took me about 18 months before I could tune them pretty consistently and even now sometimes when it gives me problems I return the high and low back to stock/ factory settings and start over. That's how I learned.
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Read the tuning bible at the top of this section. That will give you the basics and then trialand error and find someone at your local track that knows how to tune them and ask for help. Watch him close see what he does and most important look and listen to how the engine performs. It took me about 18 months before I could tune them pretty consistently and even now sometimes when it gives me problems I return the high and low back to stock/ factory settings and start over. That's how I learned.
X2. Plus when you get to the track tell the guys you fairly new to racing and would like some hlp or advise, Most ppl will be more than happy to teach you what to look for and to do.
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are you from Hershey PA? if so you should hit up motorama. I know this sounds strange but the best way to get better at tuning, set-up, and driving is to just jump right in. when i first started out i was a little afraid to race so I practiced a lot, but when it came time to race it all seem kinda new. the people at the track during the race will help you out a great deal, i learned more during my first race then my month of practicing. this is just my experience. Go Bears
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