Hey guys... was wondering if any of the aftermarket aluminum gas caps for the Baja 5B fit on the redcat rampage mt? Blur racing has a real nice one for the baja i'd like to get but not sure if they will fit. Thanks!
Gas cap looks good Jeebus! Man them pro models look good naked...lol...I got my cap in the mail yesterday, and like hobbykim had previously mentioned the baja cap is too large to fit the Redcat tanks. Is that a baja cap Jeebus? And if so what kind of machining was done to make it fit cause it looks great on there!
yea, the one i purchased was one intended for an HPI unit. I threw it in one of the manual lathes at the shop and took about 130k off the inside of it. Then it was a "Press" fit on the stock cap. I decided i watned to epoxy the aluminum cap to the stock one as well so i knew it wouldnt come off at any time.
btw, its an easy thing to do. if anyone wants one, just send me an HPI cap and a stock gas cap and ill have someone in the shop do it, and send it back to you. Just pay shipping both ways.
nice jeebus thats a good solution to this problem! lightning the snappy fuel line kit?? did you recieve it yet?? if so did the rubber gas tank grommet fit??? I just picked up the brass fittings and the little clamps and got the tygon fueline at the hobby store and when i went to put the brass fitting into the stock gas tank grommet they were very loose so what i did was just slide some fueline over the brass fitting where they go into the gas tank grommet, that made it real tight so no gas leaked!
Yeah Chevy, I got the snappy kit in the mail along with my new cap. I havent installed it yet though to see if it fits. It does look to have the same outside diameter as the grommet on my MT. It should fit unless the inside diameter of the grommets are different.
ok let me know when you put the grommet in if it fits good because i never really bought the whole kit just the brass fitting and clamps if it fits im gonna see if i can get the grommet and use that, also make sure when you put the clunk on or filter that sits at the bottom of the tank use one of the clamps because mine fell off then i used the clamp and its not a problem i think it fell off because i use a brass clunk that i drilled out the center for more fuel flow but the clunk is heavy so it fell off then i had a fuel line fall off the fuel filter then i decided to use the clamps on all the ends of the fuel line and they worked well!! also the white plastic check valve is the exact same check valve that is used on all the echo power equiptment so if it gets clogged or broken you can get a new one at your local lawn/turf repair shop.
If you epoxy the billet gas cap over the stock one it will keep the gas tank from venting, lightining you wont have to worry about vapor lock since you have the snappy kit?? i like using the brass clunk because it stay's right down in low area of the tank here a few pictures of my clunk and fuel vent with the clamps.
Yep, Thats the reason why I bought the snappy kit I liked how it eliminates the need for venting thru the gas cap. Im not a big fan on the tube coming out of the cap, it just doesn't look right. And like you said chevy the baja cap mod Taylor is doing for me wont be affected. In fact im still gonna tap out the vent hole in the original cap and put a set screw in it to be sure its sealed up tight.
thats what i thought, i don't like the fuel tubing coming out the cap either!! it get's in the way when you go to open the cap, thats why i want to get the grommet so i can have my vent more hidden, i heard the new xt coming out comes stock with a billet cap that'll fit the rampage i might wait for one of those!!
this thread got me thinking. I have fg, nutech and redcat 5th's sitting here so tried mixing and matching gas caps. the redcat has it's own thread pattern. the redcat cap will fit loosely on the fg but not vs vs
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