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Forum: Chat Lounge
05-22-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By GripTLR

MIP are hands down the best. I just picked up the...

MIP are hands down the best. I just picked up the full SAE and Metric set and I cannot believe I have made it the last 22+ years in this hobby with crappy tools.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By GripTLR

Yes Ford vehicles did suck when HPI was relevant...

Yes Ford vehicles did suck when HPI was relevant in the RC industry.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-15-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By GripTLR

putting a Traxxas engine into an HPi is like...

putting a Traxxas engine into an HPi is like putting a Chevy engine in a Ford....you get beat up for things like that.

I find clean Nitro RS4's on Ebay all the time.

There is a brand new nitro...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-13-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By GripTLR

there is a Brand new O.S. .12 CV-R with the low...

there is a Brand new O.S. .12 CV-R with the low profile Gold O.S. cooling head on ebay for $140 right now.

would be an awesome engine to throw in a RS4 2 as a resto mod with a period correct...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-13-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By GripTLR

it was a common engine swap from a .15 back in...

it was a common engine swap from a .15 back in the day when the RS4 3 was relevant.

I believe it used the same engine mounts.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-10-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By GripTLR

throw any .15 engine in it. Ebay has all the...

throw any .15 engine in it.

Ebay has all the parts you need to restore it, how far you go restoring it is up to you.

I have been considering picking up a Nitro RS4 2 to resto-mod and leave it...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-10-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By GripTLR

I also believe it is a Nitro RS4 2

I also believe it is a Nitro RS4 2
Forum: Rookie Zone
05-09-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By GripTLR

those grout lines in the bottom left of the 2nd...

those grout lines in the bottom left of the 2nd picture bother me.
05-06-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 134,253
Posted By GripTLR

i keep reading that the OFNA box is really...

i keep reading that the OFNA box is really popular and some say "its the best", but why is it the best?
05-06-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 134,253
Posted By GripTLR

starter box? I use the ProTek starter box...

starter box?

I use the ProTek starter box with no issues. I also use the ProTek 4s LiPo battery. I used two Velcro Axial racing battery straps to hold the battery in place inside the box.
05-03-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By GripTLR

The original poster was asking for a new RTR with...

The original poster was asking for a new RTR with decent upgrades. I have suggested the TLR 8ight T 4.0 kit, as well as suggesting the RTR with TLR option parts, others have suggested upgrading the...
05-01-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,483,762
Posted By GripTLR

anyone know what size bearings in the Novarossi...

anyone know what size bearings in the Novarossi 28-8?

I am assuming sealed bearings are the way to go in a nitro engine?

I want to have an extra set of bearings just incase.

Thank you.
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05-01-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By GripTLR

I purchased the Novarossi 28-8 for $179 with...

I purchased the Novarossi 28-8 for $179 with their coupon a few months ago. also went with their 41032? and 9886? header/pipe setup.

it works.
04-30-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By GripTLR

I manage a team of 25 military wire harness...

I manage a team of 25 military wire harness assemblers that build to IPC, J-STD and NASA standards for a living 50+hrs a week. We literally just ditched our Hakko stations for Weller. The Hakko...
04-26-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By GripTLR

i don't believe anyone here is disagreeing with...

i don't believe anyone here is disagreeing with you on that.
04-25-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By GripTLR

Vs. The money you have to spend on the kit after...

Vs. The money you have to spend on the kit after you buy the kit, an RTR with 4.0 diffs and all the TLR option parts (which there aren't many of) would still be cheaper.
04-24-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By GripTLR

The TLR 8ight T 4.0 kit is still available. ...

The TLR 8ight T 4.0 kit is still available.

or get the RTR and throw option parts at it (which would be way cheaper)
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-24-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By GripTLR

ok?

ok?
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By GripTLR

because this is a hobby and we are all free to do...

because this is a hobby and we are all free to do whatever we want to our toy cars with our hard earned money?
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-23-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By GripTLR

I believe there is a seller on amazon from japan...

I believe there is a seller on amazon from japan that sells them....they are like $180 if I remember correctly.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-22-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By GripTLR

keyword years back. HPI sucks these days.

keyword years back.

HPI sucks these days.
04-19-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By GripTLR

I clean my clutch bells with carb cleaner and...

I clean my clutch bells with carb cleaner and then wipe them dry with clean rag (sometimes the carb cleaner leaves a film).

I wipe any oil off the outside of the inside bearing so it doesn't sling...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-18-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By GripTLR

Man... I miss HPI being a good brand.

Man... I miss HPI being a good brand.
04-16-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By GripTLR

it wasn't disrespectful at all....it literally...

it wasn't disrespectful at all....it literally cannot be understood. You made an attempt at it...

if anything I think you were more disrespectful by assuming he is new to the hobby because he has...
04-14-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By GripTLR

Breath, then re-type that entire thing so other...

Breath, then re-type that entire thing so other human beings can read it.
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