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Engine starts but car won't go

Engine starts but car won't go

If you have a 2 speed model the first gear in the gearbox (the bigger one) will have a one…

Exploding LIPO batteries

Exploding LIPO batteries

Well now I know why I don't sell LIPOs to customers. Today I was charging a 2nd lot of…

Help, My car won't start

Help, My car won't start

It is VERY rare that a fault can be traced back to the engine. Check the following points below before…

How is RC Engine Size Measured?

How is RC Engine Size Measured?

How is RC Engine Size Measured? A reader asks, "how do you determine the cc of an engine if it is…

How the 2nd gear shifts in a two speed transmission

How the 2nd gear shifts in a two speed transmission

The gears in the 2 speed transmission use centrifical force to shift. So once you get going fast enough they'll…

How To Change Your Clutch

How To Change Your Clutch

To remove the clutch shoes or the flywheel, follow the following steps. Step 1 Remove engine from model and clean off…

How To Charge & Use Your Glow Starter

How To Charge & Use Your Glow Starter

A glow starter is a tool that you will need to start your engine. With simple finger pressure it locks…

How To Fit The New Clutch Shoes

How To Fit The New Clutch Shoes

The new clutch shoes have a different spring system and it is important that they are put on the correct…

How To Run In Your Nitro Model

How To Run In Your Nitro Model

The engine has to be Run-in before full-time use. It is very important that this procedure is carried out. Not…

How to start a Nitro engine

How to start a Nitro engine

1. Fill the fuel Tank and check that the fuel lines are secure and free of kinks to ensure clear…

Nitro Radio Controlled Car Maintenance

Nitro Radio Controlled Car Maintenance

For basic maintenance information please see our "what you need to check before use" section on our web site. If…

Stripping Gears

Stripping Gears

The main reason for stripping gears is the incorrect gear mesh which is The relationship between the primary drive gear…

The RC Nitro Car Engine

The RC Nitro Car Engine

The Radio Control Nitro Car Engine has evolved over the years into a very robust and reliable power unit, and…

Tuning your Engine

Tuning your Engine

Part I So now you can get your engine started on a regular basis, but you?re still struggling with the fine-tuning…

Understanding Nitro Fuel

Understanding Nitro Fuel

Understanding Nitro Fuel Droplets of water inside a fuel bottle will contaminate the fuel. But…

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