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Old 11-20-2014, 12:21 PM   #16
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In all seriousness tho....120 feet is not much distance to wind out a truggy....The available gearing options are somewhat limited... Unless you can find deeper gearing combos your not going to be using any of the engines to their fullest capacity.....You will not be using any of the engines top end runout........ The 28-7 does have a killer bottom end, but where it really stands above the other 28's is in its top end....For a 28 it is just ridiculous...it revs easier then most .21's do..........Both the Picco 28 and the OS will match up well against the 28-7 in the low end, but as the engines enter into the upper midrange the 28-7 really starts to stand out from the other 2......and as they get into the top end the 28-7 is in a different class then the other 2...bottom end all 3 engines are pretty equal..... but as the RPMS climb the 3 start to show their differences..the Picco has the narrowest RPM range, the OS is in the middle and the Nova has the broadest range with the highest peak HP and peak RPM.........the Nova has an extremely long rod, ( 2 mm longer then the other 2 )which gives it a great rod/stroke ratio which allows it to rev out very easily for a 28...

in a 120' truggy drag the .25's will not match the 28's.....A Picco 28, OS 28 and Nova 28 are all going to battle well against each other in such a short distance.....car setup and gearing will play a big role.... I would run the smallest bell and the largest spur possible.....run sticky tires and try to make use of the Nova's full RPM range......
Is the Novarossi 28-7t still the most powerful engine for 1/8th scale??
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Is the Novarossi 28-7t still the most powerful engine for 1/8th scale??
My modified version most certainly is......stock not so much !
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I have a CRE Nova .28 7 port. It was one hell of an engine till I had a runaway that ruined it. It was one hell of a fast engine but, my LRP .30x has more bottom end. If your drag racing short distances then your going to want torque. For $160/$170 you can buy a .30x from Tower or Amain.
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My modified version most certainly is......stock not so much !
What would you say the most powerful engine is... Stock??
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What would you say the most powerful engine is... Stock??

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So you are saying the os 28 is the most powerful 1/8 engine, but once you modify the 2, then the Novarossi 28-7 is?
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So you are saying the os 28 is the most powerful 1/8 engine, but once you modify the 2, then the Novarossi 28-7 is?
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I have an OS .18 in a 1/8 buggy that will mop the floor with that 28-7. Modded or not!
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I have an OS .18 in a 1/8 buggy that will mop the floor with that 28-7. Modded or not!
You posted that as a joke right??
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here is just my track mod 28..... the drag mod will be even nastier

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Look at this os 28 and tell us what you think.I dont know if is modded or not,but this fkr is fast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiFWKGd7gPk
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Look at this os 28 and tell us what you think.I dont know if is modded or not,but this fkr is fast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiFWKGd7gPk

Makes me want to put a nasty 28 into one of my Buggies ! thats awesome stuff right there !
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Makes me want to put a nasty 28 into one of my Buggies ! thats awesome stuff right there !
I hear you. Thats is a bad motha.
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