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Old 08-20-2018, 03:53 PM
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In the past 3-4 weeks I've been sending emails to various companies asking for an enginemod/tuned pipe ect... But none replied my mail except for TNS who has stopped making engines at the moment.
it's ok if they are fully booked, but a reply would have been nice.

Who are you guys using??

My engine is a LRP.32x

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Have you tried AMR and RB mods?

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Hey there...

In the past 3-4 weeks I've been sending emails to various companies asking for an enginemod/tuned pipe ect... But none replied my mail except for TNS who has stopped making engines at the moment.
it's ok if they are fully booked, but a reply would have been nice.

Who are you guys using??

My engine is a LRP.32x

Thanks
Murnan is on this forum, I believe he calls himself "Grinder" here, he should be able to help you.
It's djungel out there and some of them does nothing to really improve the engine, so pick them wisely.
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I'd like to know who the top 3 modders are as I'm looking to get a .28 or .32 modded. I know Neal is one of the best.
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I'd like to know who the top 3 modders are as I'm looking to get a .28 or .32 modded. I know Neal is one of the best.
TNS, RB, ERCM, Murman and AMR are the only people/companies I would use.
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Do it yourself?
I agree, it could be a better option compared to some of the people that just likes to make things pretty.
And you get the opportunity to learn something.
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I wouldnít recommend you open a new engine and start grinding on sleeves without the proper understanding of modifying an engine. However it sounds like your looking for just a pipe right? If so Iím sure lrp has a matching pipe for that engine, if not I would try and google a related thread on here for you to read up on and learn about your engine three other members experiences. Glow plugs have different deck hieghts for timing which you need to know so u donít run the wrong plug, you can also get an idea if the lrp is really the engine you want to invest in. If it was my opinion I wouldnít waste money to mod and cheap engine, cranks will wear out or fail completely, rod failure and other things happen to these cheaper engines much faster. Maybe look into an O.S. engine with a dlc Coates crank. A few other companies are starting to get smart and run the coated cranks, if any of them make a .28 then thatís the engine u would want to start with.
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Originally Posted by knielsen View Post
Hey there...

In the past 3-4 weeks I've been sending emails to various companies asking for an enginemod/tuned pipe ect... But none replied my mail except for TNS who has stopped making engines at the moment.
it's ok if they are fully booked, but a reply would have been nice.

Who are you guys using??
I'm using my Dremel and the Two Stroke Tuner's Handbook.
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I'm using my Dremel and the Two Stroke Tuner's Handbook.
Love it, keep on keepin' on boss.
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I wouldn’t recommend you open a new engine and start grinding on sleeves without the proper understanding of modifying an engine. .
True if you can not measure the timings but such bashing engines have enough room to work on.
Sending it over to someone who does some polishing, edging and teardrops for lots of money is indeed a choice.
Just some touching on all edges with a dremel to stretch all tolerances on the timings can do a lot w/o harming the engine as long you smoothen out all sharp edges from the touched ports.
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I wouldnít recommend you open a new engine and start grinding on sleeves without the proper understanding of modifying an engine. However it sounds like your looking for just a pipe right? If so Iím sure lrp has a matching pipe for that engine, if not I would try and google a related thread on here for you to read up on and learn about your engine three other members experiences. Glow plugs have different deck hieghts for timing which you need to know so u donít run the wrong plug, you can also get an idea if the lrp is really the engine you want to invest in. If it was my opinion I wouldnít waste money to mod and cheap engine, cranks will wear out or fail completely, rod failure and other things happen to these cheaper engines much faster. Maybe look into an O.S. engine with a dlc Coates crank. A few other companies are starting to get smart and run the coated cranks, if any of them make a .28 then thatís the engine u would want to start with.
If someone wants to start learning it's as good of an engine as any. Patience and a willingness to learn will take you a long way on an engine like this.
Most engines doesn't need any DLC, it's OS that can't get their shit together and make good steel. Some of the cheaper engines also have had bad cranks, but it will probably last long enough if a good fuel is used. DLC is nice as icing on the cake on a top of the line engine, but it's kind of the last thing to add.
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DLC is used as a low friction surface but it is also used as a surface hardening. That last is the main thing why it is used with our engines, then they can keep the crankshaft a bit softer for mor flex so it will not break
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Yes DLC has less friction, but a part of that is also the surface preparations done before, and they can be done without adding DLC.
I'm not sure if there has been a real problem with cranks breaking from being to brittle, and the stiffer they are the more power they will produce.
I have nothing against DLC, it has proven itself many times over to be excellent when used at the right time. But considering how long a good crankshaft will last without it I would say it's the last thing you add and for the right reasons, bad metallurgy isn't on that list.
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