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Old 05-13-2009, 10:41 AM   #1
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Unhappy mega sp-12, HELP!!

hi there, new to the on road rc business. just got a serpent 710, and the engine was nacked, so got a cheapish engine the sp-12, and i think its made by techwell, so im not sure if the engine will last, or be any good at all, would somebody shed some light on this please. thanks
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hi there, new to the on road rc business. just got a serpent 710, and the engine was nacked, so got a cheapish engine the sp-12, and i think its made by techwell, so im not sure if the engine will last, or be any good at all, would somebody shed some light on this please. thanks

give us a link from the engine.
how does it perform?why are you so anxious?
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give us a link from the engine.
how does it perform?why are you so anxious?


it wont let me post the link, if you could just put mega sp 12 in google, think its made in taiwan, it says techwell on the parts list, so curious about the quality lol, , and want to use it on the track, i know the megas are made by picco :/ thanks, just breaking the engine in btw
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it wont let me post the link, if you could just put mega sp 12 in google, think its made in taiwan, it says techwell on the parts list, so curious about the quality lol, , and want to use it on the track, i know the megas are made by picco :/ thanks, just breaking the engine in btw

i think that this engine is made from sh.
but i am not sure.
do you want to race with that??
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i think that this engine is made from sh.
but i am not sure.
do you want to race with that??
well just practice around the track really, just hope it lasts more than a couple of litres lol, thanks for the help tho.
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well just practice around the track really, just hope it lasts more than a couple of litres lol, thanks for the help tho.

i am not sure 100%.
but,don't run it like you have stolen it.
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i am not sure 100%.
but,don't run it like you have stolen it.
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iv had a look into it, and it is made by that 'techwell' company, but im sure it should be ok if they make them for mega? its the one that they put onto them ready built serpent 710, 720's. hah, yeah il go easy on it until i can afford a proper motor.
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The carburator is the same as STS so I do think it is a STS engine
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The carburator is the same as STS so I do think it is a STS engine
yeah the carb does look the same, where are the sts ones made?
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Old 05-19-2009, 12:21 AM   #10
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The engine is made by techwell model R12103T, just a different cooling head. The engine is very reliable in tuning and will last a long time. Its a entry-level engine, do not expect high performance with that engine. Have you bought the power pack or just the engine? If not, definitely try the orion pipe! Gives a very good performance to this engine. Improve your driving and when ready for more power, just buy a red dot 3 or mega zx12!
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ahh ok, yeah i found out that its made by techwell, and also found that its not that powerfull, yeah im gonna take it to the local track and practice with it, get my racing lines spot on, then yeah il get a novarossi, or zx-12 yeah. can i also change the head button to fit normal plugs, as its a silly turbo head, which i dont know how it makes and difference to performance??? , thanks for the reply.
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nitro rookie 09 are you greek??
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no, english, why you ask if im greek ha?
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