How can I make my nitro rc car faster?

If you are running 20% nitro in your engine you can easily increase top speed by increasing the nitro content of your fuel. As you increase fuel percentage, you may have to adjust the head shims under your heat sink head accordingly. The higher the nitro content the more shims you need to install.

How long does it take to break in a nitro RC car?

one to two hours
Proper nitro engine break-in is critical for the long-lasting performance of your RC. Every new nitro engine should undergo a break-in procedure which takes from one to two hours and about three to five tanks of nitro fuel.

How do you lean a nitro engine?

Turn clockwise to lean out or add air and counterclockwise to richen or add fuel. The low-end needle controls idling and low speeds. The high-end needle controls how the engine accelerates and runs at high speed and has a greater effect on engine temperature.

What’s the fastest nitro RC car?

The 5 Fastest RC Cars You Can Buy Today

  • JLB Racing Cheetah – 50 MPH.
  • Traxxas XO-1 – 100 MPH.
  • Traxxas 8S X-Maxx – 50+ MPH.
  • Traxxas UDR – 50+ MPH.
  • Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey – 55+ MPH.
  • Tamiya Off-Road Buggy Champ – 30 MPH+

Why does my nitro RC car bog down when I accelerate?

Your clutch might be engaging too early too. I would drill a single holein each individual shoe and try it then. Do not make a big hole, just a very small one. If it still seems to bog try to holes in it.

What temperature should my nitro engine be?

John Adams(horizon hobby) says the ideal nitro engine running temp is between 210 & 230. If the air temperature is 32 degrees(freezing).

What gear ratio is best for RC drag racing?

The Drag Slash’s standard 76/22 gearing is perfect for all-around driving fun.

What does more teeth on a pinion do?

As stated previously going to a larger pinion will increase top speed, and generally decrease acceleration. Going to a smaller pinion will lower top speed and increase acceleration.

Can I use LiPo battery in RC car?

LiPo batteries are assembled with flat slab-like cells. Most LiPos used in RC cars are 2- or 3-cell configurations. The big number on the battery label (3300, 4000, 5000 etc.)

What is the biggest nitro RC engine?

70ci Heli motor. The team associated MGT 8.0 has an 8cc nitro engine, that’s the biggest for cars and trucks that I’m aware of.