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Old 06-21-2009, 09:45 PM   #1
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Hi there, I am looking to tune my brand new engine from new out of the box which i bought yesterday.

What is the first things you should do?

I have a brand new .21 GRP engine.

How long do i have to run it in for?

All help would be much appreciated.

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FIRST and FOREMOST.
READ THIS. http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-of...ing-bible.html

from there the first thing to do is break it in.
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Thank you Project7Racing....more people need to point others to that and this http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-of...eak-bible.html for people with motor inquiries

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Thank you Project7Racing....more people need to point others to that and this link for people with motor inquiries
Soon as I found that thread I stickied it and started reading..
Lots of great info in there.
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No problem, Soon as I found that thread I stickied it and started reading..
Lots of great info in there.
Agreed...I still refer to it whenever I get a finickey motor that acts up
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How's that GT of yours coming along...you win any A-mains with it yet
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havent really been able to run it too much...
ran a 3 day race about 4 weeks ago... TQ'd and lead the main for almost 25 minutes until I lost a wheel nut...
Been pretty busy since then.
Next race is July 11-12...Showtime.
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