Tune Up Nitro Engine

How To : Tune a nitro engine

Tuning a nitro engine can be dangerous work if you don't the necessary precautions. The first and most important precaution is to educate yourself. You want to make sure that the engine doesn't heat up or cool down too much, you want it at it's normal operating temperature. Fo ...more

How To : Tune a RC nitro Engine

In this video, we learn how to tune an RC nitro engine. First, you will need to adjust your needles. Make sure you know which way to go as you are adjusting them. After this, you need to find your high speed needle and find where you will hook up your fuel line. Lean the motor ...more

How To : Tune a Nitro RC engine

This video will show you how to tune your nitro engine on the LSN, HSN, MSN and other methods. Not sure if it is a idle or lean issue? We will help you! This video will show you the theory on how to turn. The counter clock wise (CCW) and clock wise (CW) movements of the hsn ( ...more

How To : Tune the ACME Attacker 1/8 scale RC Nitro engine

This video shows you how to tune the ACME attacker 1/8th scale nitro engine buggy. Use the high end valve and the idle speed screw as show in the film. Turn the engine and get it to the operating temperature and drive round to the see how the car performs. If the acceleration ...more

How To : Break in a Nitro RC engine

This video is on my break in method. I use half of the new school break in method and half of the traxxas. My method goes like this: tank 1: 1/4 throttle, leaned to 200 degrees, no full brakes and really no time limits on the throttle ever to keep it moving like the new schoo ...more

How To : Detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine

In this tutorial, we learn how to detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine. Air leaks damage your engine which will take your tuning and completely void it. Now, take some soapy water and apply it to your engine and anything that is connected in between. Block off one end of th ...more

How To : Tell if your RC engine is tuned

Learn how to tune a nitro engine for a remote control toy with this video tutorial from Squirrelrod. This particular tutorial focuses on tuning by glow plugs, which sits at the top of the piston. Squirrel explains the various parts and equipment necessary as well as each step ...more

How To : Seal a nitro engine

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal a nitro engine. Nitro Engines are used for R/C models. This video will help viewers learn how to protect a nitro engine from air leakage. The video provides all the materials required to seal the nitro engine. The materials req ...more

How To : Start a nitro engine on a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin Hetmanski shows us how to properly start a nitro engine. The engine needs to be primed and then started, but be careful not to flood the engine. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to start a nitro engine on an RC car.

How To : Start a nitro engine

This video shows the basic steps to starting a cold RC nitro engine. • Remove the body cover of the RC car, exposing the engine. • Cover the exhaust and pull the starter chain a few times to fill gas lines and prime the engine. • Now, without covering the exhaust pull the star ...more

How To : Set the Nitro engine gear mesh

For all you future RC fans out there, if you're having trouble setting the Nitro engine gear mesh up on your RC vehicle, do we have the video for you. This tutorial will give you about 8 whole minutes of how to properly set up this easy task. Although it says it is for Nitro, ...more

How To : Rebuild the clutch of an RC Nitro engine

Watch this instructional video as Alishan Mao takes you through a step by step tutorial on how to rebuild a 2-Stroke Wi X 18 Nitro Engine Clutch. The host provides you with a full list of tools needed to complete the job, as well as a list of common replacement parts. From her ...more

How To : Deal with a flooded Nitro engine on an RC vehicle

Alishan Mao describes how to fix a flooded Nitro Engine on an RC car, remove the excess fuel, and start the engine. Flooding of the engine can occur when priming the engine. If you prime the engine too much, the engine can get flooded, making it difficult to pull the pull star ...more

How To : Stop a nitro engine on a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin shows you how to stop a nitro engine. Just bump the flywheel with a screwdriver or pinch the fuel line. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to stop a nitro engine on an RC vehicle.

How To : Break in a new nitro engine on an RC toy car

Chris Chianelli gives you some tips on breaking in your nitro engine. RC cars require maintenance, just like a real car, and also need to be broken in, just like a real car. Watch this video tutorial and learn the proper steps and precautions to be taken when playing with a ne ...more

How To : Test a nitro RC engine for air leaks

This video is on how to test an RC (radio controlled) nitro engine for air leaks and also gas tanks for leaks. You need to take care of your radio controlled vehicle just as you would your real car.

How To : Prime a nitro RC engine

This video is on the numerous ways to prime a nitro radio controlled engine. This can be used on numerous kits ranging from the HPI Savage Series, Traxxas T Maxx, S Maxx, Revo 2.5 and 3.3, Jato, Rustler, Ofna Hyper 7, 8, 8.5, 9, etc.

How To : Install a nitro RC engine

If you ever owned an RC racer (like a 777) and wanted to install a BB (big block) engine other than a bump start.... this video is for you! This will show you ways to install anything onto any platform for your radio controlled vehicle.

How To : Take apart a Nitro RC engine

Starting with the cooling head you are going to have many different screws that could require a screw or a hex. After the screws are removed you can easily lift the cooling head from the engine. The plate underneath should pop right off along with the sleeve and the shim. Make ...more

How To : Tune a HPI 21BB engine

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tune a HPI 21BB engine. From the base settings, start adjusting the high speed needle in a 1/8 turn. Then adjust the low speed needle in a 1/8 turn as well. Make sure to never run the engine too lean because this can damage the engi ...more

How To : Install a new engine in an RC Nitro Truck

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a new engine in an RC Nitro Truck. First, fix the engine fly wheel and then fix the clutch shoes. After this, fix the drive gear by making sure the bearings are fit into place. Next, put the drive gear on, then make sure there isn't an ...more

How To : Tune up a two cylinder engine on a power tool

The three parts you will need to successfully do a tune up on a two cycle engine are: an air filter, spark plug and a fuel filter. Follow the step by step process to complete the tune up your to mowers, trimmers, and other equipment so you can keep your engines running smoothl ...more

How To : Setup Axon racing anti-gravity razorback RC racer

This video is on how to setup the axon racing anti gravity razorback racer. it involves receiver installation, zeroing your servo with the trims and lifting the horn, programming the esc, installing the lipo, testing the unit, initial turn on. This is video 1 of lipo universi ...more

How To : Install LED lights onto your Axon hover RC

This video is on how to install the LED light kit onto your Axon Racing anti-gravity razorback racer hover. This video is on how to setup the axon racing anti gravity razorback racer. it involves receiver installation, zeroing your servo with the trims and lifting the horn, p ...more

How To : Optimize a nitro-powered RC car for the weather

In this video we are about to see how to optimize a nitro-powered RC car for the weather. First to tune a engine we have to know what all the factors that will affect the engine and know how our engine works. The tuning of the engine varies with the place we go in. The tuning ...more

How To : Waterproof a remote controlled vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Modify a glow plug wrench for an RC vehicle

Learn how to modify your glow plug wrench so you don't lose your part. Most nitro engine RC vehicles come with a glow plug wrench, but they fall apart so easily. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to modify a glow plug wrench so the individual pieces don't get lost. You w ...more

How To : Diagnose and troubleshoot basic Nitro RC

This video address the "My RC does not work... fix it" questions that I get. The main issue is that people do not understand how to break the rc into segments and troubleshoot or diagnose off of that. This video will show you how to troubleshoot on a basic level the nitro engi ...more

How To : Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

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How To : Maintain your lawn tractor's engine

You can do the basic engine care - such as changingJust like a car, a lawn tractor is an expensive piece of hardware that should be properly maintained on a regular basis. Not only does it need a regular oil change and tune up, but it needs to be cleaned as well in order to ma ...more

How To : Understand the mechanics of an RC vehicle engine

Chris Chianelli talks a bit about nitro engines and using the main needle valve. Without knowledge of the vehicle's engine, you won't be able to use the RC vehicle to the max. Watch this video tutorial and learn the inner-workings of an RC vehicle engine.

How To : Understand the inner workings of an RC car engine

Are you a radio control car enthusiast who's never moved beyond the store-bought toy models from Radio Shack? Then this nine-part series of videos is what you've been waiting for. It breaks down how RC engines work in exhaustive detail, including whole sections on carbs, pipe ...more

How To : Build a B-series Honda engine

Are you an aspiring mechanic? How about a hands-on person with a couple free days and a spirit of ingenuity? In this three-part video tutorial, learn from Evans Tuning how to build a B-series Honda engine. Get step by step instructions on how to build this engine from scratch, ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Ch. 12: Airborne

This is it. The last one. The last mission in Battlefield Bad Company 2. Airborne. This is where you and your unit finally find the scalar weapon. If you're scared of heights though, this might be the most terrifying mission of all, with a freefall plummet down to the Earth's ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Zero Dark Thirty

Check out this guide to Battlefield Bad Company 2, the mission entitled Zero Dark Thirty. Find the M-Com Stations and destroy them, but stay alert for all enemies. Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to complete the Zero Dark Thirty mission in Bad Company 2 on the PS3. ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Sangre Del Toro

The first thing you need to do in this mission on Battlefield Bad Company 2 is to hop out of the copter and get in the sand buggy and head to your marked location. You'll need to locate and head to each station on the map: Bravo Base Station, Charlie Base Station, and Alpha Ba ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Snowblind

Make your way to the crash site in this mission on Battlefield Bad Company 2. You'll need to protect the crashes satellite from RPGs and enemy fire. Then you need to destroy yet another M-COM Station, so make sure you're ready. Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to comp ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Crack the Sky

Crack the Sky in this mission on Battlefield Bad Company 2. Use the minions on the helicopter to to take care of your enemies below, and once you kill them all, the copter will drop you off where your real mission starts. Make sure to destroy the M-Com Station. Watch this vide ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Upriver

In Mission 4 (Chapter 3) of Battlefield Bad Company 2, you need to first take care of the sniper. You can only fire the sniper rifle during the thunder, or you'll automatically lose the mission. So make sure you have sniper sensibility in this mission. Watch this video walkthr ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Heart of Darkness

This is the third mission in Battlefield Bad Company 2 called the Heart of Darkness, where you need to follow your unit through the ruined village. But first you have to survive the helicopter ride with the hippy pilot. You need to destroy the M-COM stations to succeed in this ...more

How to Play Battlefield : Bad Company 2 - Operation Aurora

At the very beginning of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, you and your squadron are floating down a river behind enemy lines. At first, you're just watching and learning, then you finally gain some control and learn how to use your weapons and make your way around the battlefield. ...more

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News : A Rundown of the New Features in Minecraft 1.8

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/28 - 04/03)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

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