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06-05-2019, 08:47 AM
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Posted By NitroVein

I have always liked Team Associated Black grease,...

I have always liked Team Associated Black grease, just use a little, like 3-4 dots. If that flings off you have used to much.
Going overboard with hi-tech grease there can have an opposite effect...
06-05-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 205,918
Posted By NitroVein

I believe GRP made their own, as well as to other...

I believe GRP made their own, as well as to other brands, but I can't recall which. Just look at the plug to see that the threads doesn't bottom out, some is threaded all the way and others isn't,...
06-04-2019, 04:43 AM
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Views: 439,275
Posted By NitroVein

Some food for thoughts... One thing to remember...

Some food for thoughts...
One thing to remember is that a larger engine needs less oil to cover the internal surfaces based on that the volume increases quicker than area.
There is only so much...
06-03-2019, 03:44 PM
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Views: 439,275
Posted By NitroVein

Airplane engines (2 strokes with ball bearings)...

Airplane engines (2 strokes with ball bearings) doesn't need much oil at all to stay safe, it's just something that lives on from really old days.
Whole flying clubs here that run 5% oil, some take...
05-28-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 47,961
Posted By NitroVein

Just looked at them, and... :lol:

Just looked at them, and... :lol:
05-20-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

I was just pointing out that there is a market...

I was just pointing out that there is a market for getting your engine broken in, whether it's because you're beginner, need to get several engines done before a race, or just live in a place where...
05-19-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

That's very kind of you! :) Right now I'm...

That's very kind of you! :) Right now I'm actually not driving a lot, taking a break and helping out when I can instead, but it's itching to get back. :lol:
05-19-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

Well some don't have the ability to run a car...

Well some don't have the ability to run a car everywhere and maybe +1 hour of driving to a track then family, job etc... But a regular break in bench could be placed in the same location as this one....
05-18-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

I'm not sure what relevance your engines has to...

I'm not sure what relevance your engines has to the discussion... but most sport oriented engines isn't as tight and hard to break in as a race engine, if that helps.


It doesn't matter what it...
05-18-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

If it's aimed at Pro's then why have a bunch of...

If it's aimed at Pro's then why have a bunch of automated stuff that you could control easy by yourself and for the engine you're running in...

Looking through their webb page you notice strange...
05-16-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By NitroVein

I thought about this a long time ago, but I found...

I thought about this a long time ago, but I found the idea useless as long as you don't have automated adjustment of the carb.
If the place you're at can handle the noise, it's as easy to use the...
05-15-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,263
Posted By NitroVein

Yeah they sound sooo sweet!! Same with MotoGP,...

Yeah they sound sooo sweet!! Same with MotoGP, just not the same since they switched to 4-strokes, and it took a real man to ride those 2-strokes! :D
05-14-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,263
Posted By NitroVein

It's more to it than that, here is a page that...

It's more to it than that, here is a page that explains the differences (most info half-->down): Loudness volume doubling sound level change factor of perceived loudness decibel scale log compare...
05-14-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,263
Posted By NitroVein

That's not how it works, not even close....

That's not how it works, not even close. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decibel


The 2095 is a 2069 with extra silencing so they should behave pretty close, it's not like the old 3000-series of...
05-06-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 822,411
Posted By NitroVein

It will most likely be best to run the 25% head...

It will most likely be best to run the 25% head with 25% fuel as you can run tighter clearance (less shims).

With head clearance you basically have two ways to go (even though on these engines it...
05-06-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,483,818
Posted By NitroVein

Both Avid and TKO has good bearings that's used...

Both Avid and TKO has good bearings that's used by many.
https://www.avidrc.com/
https://tkocompetitiondev.com/
05-06-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 822,411
Posted By NitroVein

Yes, I thought that was understod without...

Yes, I thought that was understod without mentioning it, the piston moves further up at high rpm.

Those singh groves has been debated to death, I don't believe there has ever been a reliable test...
05-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 822,411
Posted By NitroVein

Basically, the gas trapped in the squish area...

Basically, the gas trapped in the squish area doesn't burn soon enough to contribute to any work, so the less volume you've got in that area the more gas is available to make power and isn't wasted. ...
05-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,483,818
Posted By NitroVein

There is no difference that matters, at all. And...

There is no difference that matters, at all. And you don't need to run Novarossi bearings if you don't want to spend the money.
05-05-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 822,411
Posted By NitroVein

That's not entirely true, up to the point of too...

That's not entirely true, up to the point of too high squish velocity the engine will be able to produce more power over the entire rpm range and use less fuel with a smaller clearance. But you might...
05-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,483,818
Posted By NitroVein

The Rolling has 14.5mm crank and therefor uses a...

The Rolling has 14.5mm crank and therefor uses a different rear bearing, but otherwise there isn't any difference in what fits between the three.
05-05-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,562
Posted By NitroVein

Great race, this is what's needed in this hobby....

Great race, this is what's needed in this hobby. And that track looked amazing! 10/10
04-16-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 459,637
Posted By NitroVein

Yes, the fuel is critical in the overall tuning...

Yes, the fuel is critical in the overall tuning when you start to push the engines. I can easily mix two fuels with 20-30c difference in engine temp and at least 2 minutes difference in runtime. That...
04-16-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 459,637
Posted By NitroVein

The hp figures is at best exaggerated and many...

The hp figures is at best exaggerated and many time fictional, so you can't use the numbers they show to tell you anything useful, except maybe when you compare withing the same brand.

Different...
04-13-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,476
Posted By NitroVein

My old Serpent with 125ml tank. ...

My old Serpent with 125ml tank.
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