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Cleaning Mantis.

Discussion in 'Truggy Wars' started by cbaker65, Dec 16, 2018.

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    I been itching to run some nitro ,my MT is torn down an needs new tires ,so my Robo Mantis only
    needed cleaned an the o-way bearing put in ,I only have about 2 tanks of fuel left ,well one now!

    Here I started cleaning ,as it set for 3 years!...

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    Now cleaning process!

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    Here ,I fixed some very hot soapy water an soaked an scrubbed the engine ,LOL....don't
    worry ,I shot it down with air nozzle ,an took it in the bathroom an hit it with a hot
    blow dryer an lubed it down!...:cool:
    I didn't get pic of engine soaking ,but this is what the water looked like after soak!

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    Getting it together ,decided to change the pipe to a Dynamite 007 HT ,Ive ran it ,but don't care
    much for it ,hence ,I only got one tank left ,so I am going to try a JP -1 on it tomorrow.
    I am going to order new fuel ,so I will have to retune for that!

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    I got some running vid ,its not too good ,I got a go-pro ,I will strap it to my head!

    Here is the first start up!
    My go-pro was still recording to 9 min ,after about 230 on the vid ,there is nothing but sound
    of me test running it!



    Here is a little of me test running ,I will shoot another vid with the go-pro strapped to my head ,
    so bare with me ,I am new to the go-pro ,that wont happen until tomorrow!

     
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    I am changing the pipe ,now I have the JP-1 on there ,as I want some more bottom end grunt ,
    now its ready for tomorrows test run ,also still needs tuning!

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    It came out nice and clean! That's an old engine, back when Axial used to make them.
     
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    Yea ,lol....the truggy is old an has been discontinued as well ,last time I ran it ,was about 3 years
    ago ,that is about how old that fuel is ,had a little bit left ,but I am going to get a fresh Gal.!

    I have 3 of those engines ,I was using the o-way bearing out of it in my Hpi 5.9 as they interchange!
    I seen a new one on E-bay today for about 70 bucks ,I had already shot my wad ,an the cost
    of fuel ,so I cant touch it!....[​IMG]
     

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