R/C Tech Forums

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-01-2005, 09:17 PM   #196
Tech Apprentice
 
billysss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: traxnisam
Posts: 94
Default engine

to run the spec race, you'll need the OS 12TR RR or the HPI XS .12
there used be and RS4 forum here, that one was complete, i'lll try to find it.
__________________
got to race...and temporarily forget the mess we're in...
billysss is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 11:08 AM   #197
Jye
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 293
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rataspeed
Hi, i bought an RS4 evo 3 about a month ago, and i been having trouble with the set up. Right now finally itīs runnig but it is really slow coming out of the line and when it gets to the second gear it gets kinda stoked for a while, and then it finally lets all the speed go. And itīs also really lose, on the turns. Any kinda help i would aprecciate a lot. Could any of U tell me what wold be the best shock set for this car. Ohh by the way the engine is an HPI NITRO STAR T-15


Hpi threaded aluminum shock set.
Jye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2005, 08:36 PM   #198
Tech Initiate
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: brooklyn
Posts: 20
Send a message via AIM to The evo guy
Default

Hey hows it goin' its true that the evo has loose steering and is ment for tight tracks, i beat my friends super nitro on them, but what i need is some serious top end!! stock tranny really is ment for accel
The evo guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2005, 01:35 PM   #199
Tech Initiate
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 47
Default

Hİ! How did u insert the rear port engine to rs 43, what is the brand of it? And is the engine sg shaft?
ontheroad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2005, 02:04 PM   #200
Jye
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 293
Default

On the rs4 3 series, you cant use a threaded or sg shaft rear exhaust engine, only standard shaft. You can use the hpi nitro star or if you really wnat a good one use the new 0s tz standard shaft and you can get the pipe from rd logics. here the links to check it all out and maybe i can find the right side exhuast from os too.

heres the engine: http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXJFY6&P=V

heres the tuned pipe from rd logics to use with it http://www.rdlogics.com/cgi-bin/cate...35R&type=store

even though the pipe says rtr3 it works for all of the rs43's.
Jye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2005, 04:47 PM   #201
Tech Initiate
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: brooklyn
Posts: 20
Send a message via AIM to The evo guy
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jye
On the rs4 3 series, you cant use a threaded or sg shaft rear exhaust engine, only standard shaft. You can use the hpi nitro star or if you really wnat a good one use the new 0s tz standard shaft and you can get the pipe from rd logics. here the links to check it all out and maybe i can find the right side exhuast from os too.

heres the engine: http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXJFY6&P=V

heres the tuned pipe from rd logics to use with it http://www.rdlogics.com/cgi-bin/cate...35R&type=store

even though the pipe says rtr3 it works for all of the rs43's.


the problem about that is can i afford/win the money for it
The evo guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2005, 09:49 PM   #202
Tech Initiate
 
Lightfighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Sierra Vista AZ
Posts: 43
Default

New RS4-3 18SS here..........not bad so far
Lightfighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2005, 03:12 AM   #203
Tech Apprentice
 
billysss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: traxnisam
Posts: 94
Default rear exhaust engine

my evo rs4 has a rear exhaust hpi xs engine, faster than the 15FE , i once used also the nova R type and it fits good with a centax clutch, and R40 pinions (18 and 21), it could be faster by fitting the 41 and 45 spur gears
__________________
got to race...and temporarily forget the mess we're in...
billysss is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2005, 11:10 PM   #204
Tech Regular
 
nozauta619's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: San Diego
Posts: 498
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)
hpi rs4 3 evo same as ofna cd3?

Sorry for this post but I am new to nitro. Is the hpi rs4 3 evo the same as the ofna cd3? The chassis layout seems the same but I can see that the suspension systems are different. Can that be the only difference? I just wanted to know. Thanks.


Anthony
__________________
Kyosho Blizzard EP / Tamiya DF-03RA / Tamiya TA-03F / Traxxas Monster Jams Maximum Destruction / HPI Pro 3
nozauta619 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2005, 11:18 PM   #205
Jye
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 293
Default

no the clutch style of the ofna is diffrent and better. its a push aka centax style clutch with allows you to use a diffrent shaft style of engine(sg shaft) in which these are comeptition engines. if your trying to decide which kit to get, it all depends on what usage you want out of the car.
Jye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2005, 11:24 PM   #206
Tech Regular
 
nozauta619's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: San Diego
Posts: 498
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)
Default

Thanks Jye,

I have the hpi rs4 3 evo (RTR). I only use it for fun not racing but I saw a deal at stormerhobbies for a ofna cd3 or ld3 for $199 (RTR). I was thinking about it. If not I would tinker with the hpi rs4 3 a little. I wanted to try out nitro cars but was uncertain since it involved alot of tuning for the engine. But I thought the hpi rs4 3 would be a great basher or entry level car into nitro.


Anthony
__________________
Kyosho Blizzard EP / Tamiya DF-03RA / Tamiya TA-03F / Traxxas Monster Jams Maximum Destruction / HPI Pro 3
nozauta619 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2005, 12:00 AM   #207
Jye
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 293
Default

good choice then. its a good starter car for messin around
Jye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2005, 01:04 AM   #208
Tech Adept
 
sonicboom141's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 224
Send a message via AIM to sonicboom141
Default

im getting the HPI RS4 .18ss kit very soon, jye has responed to me numerous times, he knows quite a bit about these kits!

I noticed someone say stock gearing is made for accel, with new gears what are the top speed differences and what kind of gearing?
sonicboom141 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2005, 09:31 AM   #209
Jye
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 293
Default

the other spur gears you can use are the 45 1st gear and 41 2nd gear. i suggest you use the red 19 and 23 pinions. as far as new top speed i cant really say, my car has been messed up for a while but i did do the switch to 45 and 41 just havent had my car running well enough to tell. but it should be a very noticable diffrence.
Jye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2005, 08:03 AM   #210
Tech Rookie
 
rbridd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Brighton, UK
Posts: 12
Default HPI RS4 3 driveshafts breaking

Hi,
I've been racing a HPI Nitro RS4-3 since February this year.
I bought it used, with a HPI .12 RXS engine installed.
In this trim, it was very fast, but handled poorly.
It used to manage about 3 or 4 , 5 minute races before breaking the rear drive shaft.
Eventually, I replaced the engine with the less powerful .12 RSC engine.
The car became much more flexible, and not very much slower.

Rear drive shaft breakages now occure every 8 or 9 races.

Is this normal wear and tear?
Is there a beefed up rear drriveshaft part I can use?
Is there any obvious adjustment or setting I am missing?

Any help gratefully recieved.
Thanks.
rbridd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All my FS in this thread Vincent_666 Australia For Sale/Trade 11 06-30-2007 03:13 AM
HK for sale thread/wanted to buy thread....finally Got Xray? Hong Kong Racing 1 04-06-2006 09:37 PM



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 08:14 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