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by gablett
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: General R/C Talk
Topic: Novarossi P5xlt idle gap
Replies: 4
Views: 2228

Re: Novarossi P5xlt idle gap

Yea my P5 has an extremely small idle gap. Smaller than my other engines. It is a great motor by the way. A dream to tune, great gas mileage, really good power. You will be very happy with it.
by gablett
Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: How to Wheelie
Replies: 5
Views: 3695

Re: How to Wheelie

[quote="I_Like_Nitro";p="883443"]The trick I'm practicing for now is: 1. Ride a wheelie up to a ramp 2. Ride the wheelie up the ramp, back-flip 3. Land while retaining the wheelie 4. Drive off and accelerate until the transmission shifts I can very easily do 1, 2, and 4...it's #3 that has been a bea...
by gablett
Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Rb innovation filter vs stock?
Replies: 4
Views: 2655

Re: Rb innovation filter vs stock?

I use motorsaver on everything I can.
by gablett
Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:53 am
Forum: Savage Hop Ups
Topic: Truggy shocks
Replies: 36
Views: 13226

Re: Truggy shocks

Yea I am confident you will give it your best shot to find a viable option. To be honest, thats all Im trying to do here. I make no claims that these shocks are the best most cost effective option. Although I did get the shocks pretty darn cheap ($40 shipped). The only thing that kept me from going ...
by gablett
Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Savage Hop Ups
Topic: Truggy shocks
Replies: 36
Views: 13226

Re: Truggy shocks

Yea this is definitely not the only option for shocks. They only thing I see as a difference is weight the shocks are designed for. My savage weighs a lot more than a truggy. There is no replacement for displacement. Im just not convinced (and I am 100% capable of admitting defeat) that truggy shock...
by gablett
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: Savage Hop Ups
Topic: Truggy shocks
Replies: 36
Views: 13226

Re: Truggy shocks

[quote="NizzleMaShizzle";p="883329"]I noticed that the FLM shock towers do have tons of mounting holes to install different kinds of shocks (be it buggy,truggy, or stock), plus they are plenty thick.
by gablett
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Savage Hop Ups
Topic: Truggy shocks
Replies: 36
Views: 13226

Re: Truggy shocks

I have the LST shocks on FLM towers with the LST mod. Works great, plus the FLM towers are massively adjustable. They do come with a standoff that you can run different shocks on. Plus with all the adjustment points, you could run any shock in the book I would think. I think they are worth it. The L...
by gablett
Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Savage Projects
Topic: Savage X rebuild
Replies: 20
Views: 12049

Re: Savage X rebuild

So I am interested in this Vorza battery/receiver box. Can someone point me to a place to purchase one as I cannot find one. Thanks!
by gablett
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Savage Hop Ups
Topic: What's a good throttle/brake servo?
Replies: 8
Views: 2618

Re: What's a good throttle/brake servo?

I like spektrum servos for throttle. The high speed one.
by gablett
Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Savage 4.6 body mod for stock rollcage help
Replies: 6
Views: 2184

Re: Savage 4.6 body mod for stock rollcage help

I use 407 for the finishing touch sanding. For cutting the lexan I use DRE9901. So easy to use as long as you have a somewhat steady hand. I cut so that the raise ridge that is the edge is just barely left over and then use the sander to smooth and take the little bit left over to remove that raised...
by gablett
Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Savage 4.6 body mod for stock rollcage help
Replies: 6
Views: 2184

Re: Savage 4.6 body mod for stock rollcage help

I use a dremel. Gets nice clean edges them. I cut with a bit that looks like a funky drill bit and then sand the edges to make it look nice.
by gablett
Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:03 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: What fuel you guys running?
Replies: 10
Views: 3624

Re: What fuel you guys running?

I run exclusively Bones Brew. 30 nitro 8 oil. 14% oil is way too much and your engine will run hot/lean. Id go no higher than 9 maybe 10 oil.
by gablett
Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: how old are you, and what do you do for a living?
Replies: 798
Views: 309113

Re: how old are you, and what do you do for a living?

I am 31 years old. I am the office manager/Estimator/IT guy/everything to do with technology at a disaster restoration company. I am 100% nitro. I grew up driving everything team associated. From buggies to on road touring cars. We made our own batteries and motor were rated in turns not kV. Took a ...
by gablett
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Never been so disappointed in HPI
Replies: 6
Views: 2367

Re: Never been so disappointed in HPI

Yea I preheat my motors for the first 10 complete tanks. I get it as close to 200 as I can. Makes it so much easier on the internals. Pinch and running extremely rich makes it hard on the conrod.
by gablett
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:13 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Steering Servo Tests
Replies: 27
Views: 8647

Re: Steering Servo Tests

[quote="Burt111";p="882921"]Great reading
by gablett
Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: What is original or stock on your savage
Replies: 17
Views: 4416

Re: What is original or stock on your savage

[quote="Caretaker";p="882907"]Hmm.
by gablett
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Protek or hitec
Replies: 15
Views: 2874

Re: Protek or hitec

No just steering. You want some with >160 oz of torque and as quick as possible. Speed is key on that servo, torque is key on steering. 7955 will require a 6v voltage regulator with 7.4v lipos.
by gablett
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:27 am
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Protek or hitec
Replies: 15
Views: 2874

Re: Protek or hitec

Yea I have no experience with Protek servos. Ive heard good things from you about them. I just like the 7955 so much I have no motivation to try anything else. I did however give a Spektrum servo a shot in the throttle position of the new build, so I will see how that goes. Ive always used Savox for...
by gablett
Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: General Savage Forum
Topic: Protek or hitec
Replies: 15
Views: 2874

Re: Protek or hitec

I like Hitec stuff. Always had good success. The ONLY steering servo I will use is the 7955TG.
by gablett
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: General R/C Talk
Topic: Looking for a new racing truggy engine
Replies: 22
Views: 6462

Re: Looking for a new racing truggy engine

[quote="I_Like_Nitro";p="882710"]Hey to follow up did you get a clocked one? Please know there is a HUGE difference. Not saying the stock 5TR is lacking....but don't expect to get down like the one in the video above. Tune it right and I have no doubt it will rock-n-roll, but these Clocked engines a...