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Old 04-11-2004, 11:38 PM   #1
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hi...i'm havin engine (nova S5) stalling when fuel reaches half tank...

it always happens(stall) when after full throttle , i slow down
and squeeze back the throtle...it went bbbrrrrrrrr...dead...

btw this engine has gone through 30 hours or so of running time....and twice replace the conrod already(cause the manual say to replace conrod every12 to 15 hours run time..)

it this tuning problem or do i have to say g/bye to it

thank u...
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Im not that familiar with nitro tuning so your best bet is to take it to someone who is experience with engines and have them look at it.
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hi...i'm havin engine (nova S5) stalling when fuel reaches half tank...

it always happens(stall) when after full throttle , i slow down
and squeeze back the throtle...it went bbbrrrrrrrr...dead...

btw this engine has gone through 30 hours or so of running time....and twice replace the conrod already(cause the manual say to replace conrod every12 to 15 hours run time..)

it this tuning problem or do i have to say g/bye to it

thank u...
time to change piston, sleeve, and bearings, I guess
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Old 04-12-2004, 11:21 AM   #4
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I had somthing very similar happen and after struggling through 2 races, discovered it was bad fuel.
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