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Old 12-01-2003, 06:59 PM   #1
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Which engine is better? I have narrowed it down to 2. the Novarossi NSR12 5pt. or the Novamega 5pt. Michael Salven? Which is better? Lasts longer? More durable?
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Old 12-01-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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I am not sure if the MS version are already available from the NS base engine, but if it is, it would be a margainly better performer. The MS series is a very mildly modified engine though, and you pay for that MS logo on the heatsink. Best value would definately be the Nova Rossi NSR12. I would expect very similar durability from these two eninges. You really can't go wrong with any of them. As for how long it lasts is really up to you. Treat it well and it will live a very long and productive life...
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Purpose: Novamega 12ss Competition 1/10 scale on-road 200mm cars
Class: 1/10 200mm class
Weight: 215 gr
Capacity: 2.1 cc
Bore x stroke: 13.80 x 14 mm
Max. power: 1.8 hp
Max. rpm: 39.500
General specs: Max power and rpm depend very much on conditions, fuel, plug, pipe, climate and track-conditions
Fuel: max 25% nitro (16% advised) Lubrication 7% synthetic and 3% castor oil
Crankcase: Vacuum die-casted type, with cooling fins, CNC machined
Crankshaft: 11.5mm heat treated, balanced version with turbo scoop
Cooling head: purple anodised, 45mm diameter, 8 horizontal fins, laser engraved
Combustion chamber: seperate machined version, conical type
Glow-plug type: NovaMega 6TF, conical type
Ball bearings: Main 12 x 21; front 7 x 18
Porting: 3 ports and 1 exhaust
Piston type: CNC machined piston made of a special type alloy
Conrod: Areo dynamic shape, with bronze bushings
Back plate: Aluminium with o-ring
Carburetor: casted aluminium version with 3-sided ajustment
Carburetor size: 5.4mm
Ventury: fixed
Instructions: Full color instructions
Packing: Hard Carton protective box with NovaMega decals
Major titles: 2003 EFRA European Championships

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Old 12-07-2003, 06:45 PM   #4
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never ran the MS, but my Nova ns12s5 is AWESOME
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