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Sep 20, 2012, 03:21 PM
retrocopter
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Changing from crystal to new type receiver?


Hey peeps been a long time since i was on here,due to my son been born,just wondering if anyone could help me with these few things!

i was wondering what size servo these are in the pictures on my nitro car?
i need new ones asap as they twitch non stop when the engine is started and cause behavior i dont like in throttle and steering response+i have a new receiver and transmitter.
aslo,im not sure if my engine is a fazer or not?and what scale my car is?sorry its been way too long,im gone rusty and forgot a few things,helpful info for new parts.



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Sep 20, 2012, 10:00 PM
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If the servos only twitch when the engine is running getting new servos won't help you at all.

What kind of receiver are you running? Glitching like that is typically caused by two pieces of metal rubbing together from vibrations. I would go through the whole car and find anywhere that two pieces of metal could rub and fix it so there's no metal on metal rubbing.

If you're insisting on new servos, those are standard size servos. I wouldn't bet too much on servos fixing the issue though.
Sep 21, 2012, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by wparsons
If the servos only twitch when the engine is running getting new servos won't help you at all.

What kind of receiver are you running? Glitching like that is typically caused by two pieces of metal rubbing together from vibrations. I would go through the whole car and find anywhere that two pieces of metal could rub and fix it so there's no metal on metal rubbing.

If you're insisting on new servos, those are standard size servos. I wouldn't bet too much on servos fixing the issue though.
well the throttle and steering twitch,im replacing the electronics as i think the system is outdated,i have a new transmitter and receiver that dont use crystals,the old system uses crystals and i have a funny feeling the receiver is broke,i checked my crystals they are a matching pair.like if i start the car it revs up as high as it can,so i havta jump in and cut the engine off to stop it from blowing,and its the servo forcing the throttle to open fully with random twitches,i dont want it to blow my engine as its in good order and very reliable.
Sep 21, 2012, 09:21 AM
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Have you tried the current servos with the new 2.4ghz system yet? If not, do that first. Servos don't glitch on their own, they just react to what the receiver is telling them to do.
Sep 21, 2012, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by wparsons
Have you tried the current servos with the new 2.4ghz system yet? If not, do that first. Servos don't glitch on their own, they just react to what the receiver is telling them to do.
yeah still to try that,my nitro has been sitting in the shed for over a year now,id say its no good at this stage!

any idea what engine that is in my car and what scale my car is?....
Sep 21, 2012, 02:26 PM
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can anyone help me with a model or engine model on this please?i have no idea what it is!
Sep 22, 2012, 11:04 AM
nick 30
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the car is probably 1/10 scale

the engine is most likely .12 or .15

if you can remove the engine, it should tell you

nick
Sep 24, 2012, 10:31 AM
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thanks
got in contact with the dude i bought it from,he bought it second hand aswell it was originally bought as a rc nitro drift car!
Sep 25, 2012, 01:40 PM
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i am trying to get rid of my crystal receiver to use my HK6DF Transmitter and receiver,but i am wondering where do i connect the battery to an the HK6DF receiver?it has 6 channels and an ID SET slot?anyone any ideas?
Sep 25, 2012, 09:49 PM
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You can plug the battery into any unused servo channel on the receiver.
Sep 27, 2012, 11:29 AM
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cheers,will give this ago!


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