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Old 06-19-2010, 09:27 AM
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has anyone tried one of these... Would be awesome to preheat engine before races and also break in engine.

The price seems good and these are also 12v, which would be good for guys to use at the track that doesnt have AC power or just run it off your powersupply.

I believe competition also makes one, but only for .21 at the moment, howver it uses AC power.


The Sure-Start uses a high intensity light bulb and a small fan to direct the bulb heat down over the engine heat sink. This then transfers the heat throughout the rest of the engine. It works incredibly efficiently due to the tight fitting casing which slides around the engine and prevents the heat escaping.

Sure-start is incredibly efficient at pre-heating an engine (as an example it takes only five minutes to pre-heat an engine from 72F to 150F). Even when temps drop to 44F (6c) it will only take an extra four minutes to reach the critical 150F before starting.
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here are some pics of the product as there is no pics on the website




These casings are interchangeable should you wish to use it on different sized engines and are available to be purchased separately. The small casing will work with engines with a head size of less than 59mm (OS Speed, V-Spec, Alpha, Ninja and Go engines).
The larger casing is for engines with a head size above 59mm (Reedy, RB engines, purple headed Nova Rossi range).

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I have one of these on order, will post back once I put it to use.
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Originally Posted by iznasty View Post
I have one of these on order, will post back once I put it to use.
let me know how you go.

I have been talking to the guy and he has a .12 one in progess - news about the .12 will be next week.

The current small casing is still '59mm' which is quiet big for .12 engines. .12 engine heads are roughly 45-50mm, so it will have alot of air blowing out the side and around the chassis which is going to take longer to heat up.

if guys can measure the size of there .12 engine heads, that would help.
the current novarossi iv got is 45mm
i believe RB T9/T10 is also 45mm according to specs
OS TZ - according to there specs the head is 49mm
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Originally Posted by iznasty View Post
I have one of these on order, will post back once I put it to use.

Hi Nicolas,

Sorry for the delay but it was posted yesterday so you should have it soon
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Hi Nicolas,

Sorry for the delay but it was posted yesterday so you should have it soon
hi john,

how is the 50mm coming up>
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Hoping to have something to show you early next week Jason
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Now this is what I need to start the stubborn JP motor at the parking lot...
Sadly, doesn't seem like they sell to the U.S ...
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Old 07-08-2010, 09:22 AM
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Can ship to the US no problem, we have a flat rate $13 postage anywhere in the world

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Now this is what I need to start the stubborn JP motor at the parking lot...
Sadly, doesn't seem like they sell to the U.S ...
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Old 08-05-2010, 02:55 PM
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Just to let you guys know im currently working on a deluxe version which has temp control built in so will turn off when it reaches about 230F and come on again when temp drops 10 degrees. Will also have some other features but will post more info when its ready.



Also have some much better pics now:







More info can be found on my website in my sig
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How about one for 1/10 sedans that you can remove/install without taking the body off??
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Once the deluxe is done im going to be working on casings for other scale cars
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looking forward to it john.
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Thumbs up NO MORE TIRE WARMERS

GREAT!!! invention there man, i was thinking of how to get a heat gun to the local car park that dose not have any sort of power source for a good distance..... NO MORE TIRE WARMERS found the cure>>>> www.RCSureStart.com
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