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Add another manifold spring to the havoc.Drill extra 1.5mm holes above and below the original holes and get yourself another spring.The manifold,with only one spring,has a tendacy to move and leak all round the e-start below.The two springs will help ensure a good snug fit.

Also get the Havoc exhaust reducers (U3031).They give better back pressure and help with variation in tuning across the use of a tank of fuel.
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For those seeking information from other sources I have found this site to be very usefull.

http://www.rctek.com/info_main.html

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Another short but sweet one is servo set up and EPA.

WHen setting up your servo, please ensure that the trims on your transmitter
are set to neutral - you'll then get even delfection both ways (ie right and
left on a steering servo).

If you have a transmitter that allows for EPA (end point adjustment) set the
servos up so that they aren't working against themselves. For instance, the
throttle servo - no point in the servo trying to pull or push the carb more
than it will go. This causes stress on the servo and extra battery drainage.

Hope this makes sense!
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cleaning tip.

to get in clean between the colling fins on the head use a pipe cleaner!

also a good way to get dirt from the hard to reach corners is a old electric tooth brush with the rotating head works well when dipped in wd40.



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guests Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 August 2006 at 1:10am

Hello,

If you have money, just use some halfords brake cleaner spray.

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Originally posted by Banana Turbo Banana Turbo wrote:

Hello,

If you have money, just use some halfords brake cleaner spray.

 

Are suggesting I use that instead of nitro cleaner?

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Its the same stuff AFAIK.

Graham

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guests Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 August 2006 at 5:59pm

Hello simonfb10,

If you can get it cheaper use it.

Get a store brand name like Halfords, or Tesco or somthing similar it should be dirt cheap and like GBDUO says it does the same thing.

Good luck.

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To remove  piston bearings,  place in oven first,  ally  expands quicker than steel.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cyberglass Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 December 2006 at 6:03pm

halfords brake cleaner spray.   

am i the only one who takes off the engine and electronics and takes his cars in the shower with him

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Hey CG, dont feel alone, altough i dont shower with it it does swim with me...


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote j1paz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 March 2007 at 6:18pm
Dont start you car with the wheels on the ground and a brick wall in front of you

I just spent a week cleaning and replacing plastic gear servos for metal ones then started her up and she went full pelt into a brick wall and broke too much to list 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote incognito Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 March 2007 at 6:34pm
How did you manage that did you forget to turn on the transmitter / receiver or something?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hutch-e-bee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 March 2007 at 5:57pm
Better to have a wall than nothing at all tho. I have seen a guy running behind a HPI Rush after starting it in a park without turning on the transmitter first. Dont think he ever saw it again! 
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Hehehe yeah there is that my problem was flat reciever battery - DOH!!!
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Heres a tip for ya's. Always charge and check your batteries.lol. A good tip for temp water proofing Find all your holes where electronics are, and put a dab of silicone caulking in them as far as the seams go for the covers and connectors they make a silicone spray. At any auto parts store. Great Stuff I use it on my 4x4 trucks as well. Cleaning you could find a stiff paint brush, or like me a baby bottle brush and some wd-40. I wouldn't trust Wd-40 as a water proofing substitute. Maybe a bearing grease but not the thin oil
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can somebody point me to a full thread or post on proper cleaning of my havoc I am new and have no idea I also need to know what to grease ect

 

Thanks

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lube the chutch bell bearings
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best way i found to clean rc trucks. Get a bottle of simple green. Spray truck down, scrub any real nasty sports, then simply spray with a air nozzle. unlike carb cleaners and nitro wash it leaves a nice clean shine, not dulled out plastics and faded aluminum.

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