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  • olds97_lss
    olds97_lss replied to the thread Break in.
    Whenever I break an engine in, I don't start unless I have enough time to at least get through the first 10 tanks of break-in in one...
  • olds97_lss
    olds97_lss replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    If I remember right, @Rolex used to do that as well. I don't. If I was missing the back plate o-ring, then I might try that, but if my...
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    bobbd posted the thread Break in in HPI Savage.
    Hpi manual says to run 2 tanks of fuel on idle with x4.6 up off ground . Does that sound right and is alright to run first 2 tanks in...
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    does anyone seal the muffler to engine i thought i read something on that but cant find thread now/i
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Olds u right as usual I removed glow plug and bam it turned right over by hand turning flywheel..Thanks I want looking forward to...
  • hwrd442
    hwrd442 replied to the thread 3 speed conversion.
    Thanks for the info. I currently run 19t clutch 44t spur. Looks like taller tire time.
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Thanks Jam but in the seal thread it does not say to let it set up overnight b4 putting back together maybe it's your knowledge and...
  • olds97_lss
    olds97_lss replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Did you have the glow plug in when you were trying to turn it over? What were you using to try to turn it over? Your hand on the...
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Thanks and yes I did
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    Blackie287 replied to the thread 3 speed conversion.
    Here is a bit more info on the gear ratios
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    Blackie287 replied to the thread 3 speed conversion.
    HPI does have an optional taller 3rd gear set for the 3-speed trannys, part #HPI77065. IDK if you can adapt any of these gear...
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Thanks I guess I'll take back plate off again and check any tips on getting sealant off of backplate besides scraping off ?
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    bobbd replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Olds no I didnt touch the piston or sleeve.
  • hwrd442
    hwrd442 replied to the thread 3 speed conversion.
    Can the gears in a 2 speed be changed to get more top end?
  • olds97_lss
    olds97_lss replied to the thread help sealing engine.
    Hm... how far apart did you take it? Did you take the piston/con-rod out? Those only go in one way. The side skirt of the piston usually...
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