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Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-01-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,515
Posted By scary_jerry

'Tight'

Sorry, haven't been on threads in a while.
The most 'kantankerous' motor I ever had was the new (at that time) Axial .21 (7port). I had the same problem of starter couldn't spin it over. Had to use...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-16-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By scary_jerry

I've grown to like the pivot ball steering on the...

I've grown to like the pivot ball steering on the MGT7. It became much more fun with the SWORKZ upper steering arm switch.

Either system definitely has to have that darned 'caster angle' tamed !!...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-16-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 50,290
Posted By scary_jerry

Sad......I recently researched Cincinnati...

Sad......I recently researched Cincinnati (shorter track size per description), Toledo has been a big event but I think I
read where GT died there. The long time Byron's events in Joliet, IL...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-16-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,092
Posted By scary_jerry

I don't remember the car make the shocks and...

I don't remember the car make the shocks and springs came from but a friend was using some 'red colored' (not RED brand)
shocks and springs on his Kyosho GT with some success on our local 'short'...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-07-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

Getting the GT2 and adding the new...

Getting the GT2 and adding the new ‘improved’/reduced caster steering carriers is still an option. I’ve had to add ‘fixes’ to the Serpent Cobra I bought. Kyosho wasn’t yet ‘with the program’ of...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-06-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

’Dead Weight’ on the track would seem appropriate...

’Dead Weight’ on the track would seem appropriate term if you saw all the other cars ‘turning inside/under you’ on the corners. It’s THAT BIG of an issue that took TOO MANY YEARS for Kyosho to deal...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

I have not seen a Kyosho GT car on the track in...

I have not seen a Kyosho GT car on the track in the USA for years.

I’m anxious to see one with the new reduced caster steering knuckles run. The Kyosho GT2 appears to have a ‘7.5’ chassis as...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-09-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,738
Posted By scary_jerry

Tony LIVES !!

Good to see you 'resurface'.......😎
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-04-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

That was an attempt at saying 'whoa...

That was an attempt at saying 'whoa horse'.....'STOP' !!

'19/25' is awfully tall gearing...... I have an original '14 tooth' gear set. More often than not, we were running 15/19 and carefully...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-03-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

Lots of guys not required to use the 'legal'...

Lots of guys not required to use the 'legal' 3/4/5 port/7mm intake have run the 7 and 9 ports but you'll be cautioned to change to 'off road' head for cooling or make sure to get enough air to the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-20-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

Transmission...

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Since this is a 'semi-priceless' museum peace it's okay to display with...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-16-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 157,906
Posted By scary_jerry

GT

GT or GT1 is the 'short chassis' (325mm wheelbase)

GT2--->>>GT3 'long chassis' (360mm wheelbase) GT3 is the newest GT from Kyosho based on their MP9/TK14 buggy.

Other manufacturers just call...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-05-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 50,290
Posted By scary_jerry

Tires??

Nice looking machine.....What 's the story on the 'SERPENT' logo tires ?? Treaded AND looks like a wider profile.....
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-03-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

well ... between this new found knowledge and who...

well ... between this new found knowledge and who ever smart idea it was to not have straight cut diff gears. I think I’m ready to change platforms ...

I hadn't had my hands on my Kyosho in a...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-30-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 520,310
Posted By scary_jerry

You've entered 'the Twilight Zone' ! The early...

You've entered 'the Twilight Zone' ! The early GT trans had the 40/46 gears with a really fun shift compared to the 43/46. The early trans had the 'sling finger' that catches the 'bump' inside the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-30-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By scary_jerry

I wouldn't recommend 'washing' GT inroad car....

I wouldn't recommend 'washing' GT inroad car. Cleaning is usually accomplished at the track races with an air compressor hose and maybe some 'denatured alcohol' used carefully so you don't have a...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-29-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,092
Posted By scary_jerry

GT engine

I haven't used OS engines basically for the increased cost. I do know they are high quality and good performance.
I've used the Nova .21 5 port 'P5' variants with very happy results (easy...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,092
Posted By scary_jerry

As far as I know, the 'GT2' is the same...

As far as I know, the 'GT2' is the same steering/diff units as a 'GT1' AKA '7.5 chassis'. The '777 chassis' still used the original diffs but the 777 steering was unique....with better handling. The...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 524,029
Posted By scary_jerry

GT

Impressive changes on that car. Are the metal bulkheads 'preproduction' prototypes before finishing injection molds or what will be in the newer release?? (and which 'car' are we looking at? I got...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-01-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,231
Posted By scary_jerry

Smile SWR racing

We all started 'at beginner's spot'.....
Scott told it 'true', racing is a blast. Try to get as much track time as you possibly can to 'acclimate yourself' to being 'in traffic'. You may not be...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-12-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 179,803
Posted By scary_jerry

It's quite a 'compilation' but rewarding info: ...

It's quite a 'compilation' but rewarding info:
British Menace /Scott B /WKloppen /Thommi /goldy /golgi
425 /430 /460 /434/472/476
432 / 431/ 471
435 / 442
459* /495
463 /496
470 / 500...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-15-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 978
Posted By scary_jerry

K&B 3.5

Hey Mr Bill......I visited Jon Thorp's facility in Pomona a couple times to talk to him about what he was trying with 'turbos and superchargers' on the 3.5. I was running 3.5 Tunnel Hull/K&B at the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-11-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 179,803
Posted By scary_jerry

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How do you get even tirewear on the front tires?

The tires usully wear on the outside thread of the tire. It looks like it has positive camber. But its at 2 degree negitive camber. Is it because...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By scary_jerry

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First thing I picture is that your 'off throttle' position doesn't actually hold carb slide to 'closed position'.
Take off air filter and check the 'on throttle'...'off throttle' positions. Might be...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-25-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,536
Posted By scary_jerry

Tires

Great coverage by UD and BM.
Long ago I had set of tires.....as I was told....were 'from Europe, called 'Mantua'. They were very similar to the early treaded GRP.
And the reason I say 'early GRP,...
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