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Old 02-01-2008, 10:18 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if its safe to run my nitro (revo) in the cold and snow?
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:36 AM   #2
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I love doing it and always have with all my trucks. Spray down the whole truck in WD40 especially the servo's and you should be fine. When you notice your getting slow throttle response then take it inside. You will also find the filter will get wet not a big deal just dry it off when you get inside.

Usually most receiver boxes are sealed tight enough for snow never waterproofed any of my vehicles.

Also remember when it is colder outside you need to run your engine more rich.
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:39 AM   #3
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well if you waterproof your electronics you should be ok but makeshure your airfilter has oil on it becaus you dont want water getting in the motor
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:40 AM   #4
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One down side is that the plastics get very brittle in the cold and break very easily.
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:28 AM   #5
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tuning nitros to run in the snow.

dont forget you have to retune your motor to compensate for the colder, dense air.
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Old 02-01-2008, 02:19 PM   #6
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Need fix

hahaha would like to run my truck right now but its -30 can you say brrrrrrr. Need fix I'm shaking
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Old 02-01-2008, 02:54 PM   #7
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your trucks to break alot more in the winter time, tuning is that much of an issue, i just richend my revo about half a turn on the bottom and top, and i was pretty good. but as for the snow i dont like to run in it becuase my truck gets all soaked and the screws become rusty...(use WD40!) when i run in the cold i just run my truck on the road, i have never had a problem!
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hard packed snow is awesome for some crazy drifting action.....its true the colder it is the more brittle the pastics are..including gears.
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Its Super Duper Fun And Easy To Make Jumps
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i love running in the snow, haven't waterproofed anything and no troubles yet :YEAH:.

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