How-To Videos

Redcat has produced some training videos that will show you the proper way to setup and run your nitro vehicle. In the setting up your nitro vehicle videos we used a Volcano SV 1/10 truck, but most nitro vehicles can be setup using the video guides below.

You can find Redcat Racing Radio Guides HERE.

 


Setting up your nitro vehicle PART 1 - The Basics.


This video will show you the basics of your nitro vehicle.
What you will need to run it for the first time, basic components of your vehicle & more.



 


Setting up your nitro vehicle PART 2 - Before the first run.


This video will show you information on your radio controller, how to install batteries,
installing antenna, applying air filter oil, using loctite on metal screws and more.



 

Setting up your nitro vehicle PART 3 -
Starting your vehicle for the first time.


This video will show you glow plug information, installing a fuel filter,
installing nitro fuel, correct way to use the pull start, priming the engine and a lot more.



 
 

Breaking in your Engine.

This video will show you how to break in your engine.



 
 

Tuning your engine and understanding the carburetor.

This video will show how to tune your engine and will explain your high speed and low speed needles.



 
 

How to test and install a glowplug.

This video will show you how to test and install a glow plug.



 
 

Setting up the gear mesh.

This video will show you how to set the gear mesh on your spur gear.



 
 

How to install a Redcat electric starter.

This video will show you how to remove your pull start and replace it with a Redcat electric starter.



 
 

Cleaning your carburetor.

This video will show you how to clean a dirty or jammed carburetor.



 
 

Why does your engine rev right after starting?

This video will show you how to adjust your carburetor.



 
 

Why does my engine stall when I use the brake.

This video will show you proper carburetor settings to prevent stalling when braking.



 
 

How to deal with a flooded engine.

This video will show you how to work with a flooded engine. This occurs if the pull start is very hard to pull.



 
 

How to fix your pull start. Part 1.

This video will show you how to repair a pull start cord.



 
 

How to fix your pull start. Part 2.

This video will show you how to repair a pull start coil.



 
 

How to check and rebuild your clutch for your nitro vehicle.

This video will show you how to remove, check and rebuild your clutch.



 
 

How to remove a 2 speed sealed transmission.

For Redcat models with 2 Speed Sealed Transmission. Volcano T2 - Landslide LT - Landslide 21 - Sandstorm 21.



 
 

How to install a 2 speed sealed transmission.

For Redcat models with 2 Speed Sealed Transmission. Volcano T2 - Landslide LT - Landslide 21 - Sandstorm 21.



 
 

How to adjust shifting time on your 2 speed transmission.

For Redcat models with 2 Speed Sealed Transmission. Volcano T2 - Landslide LT - Landslide 21 - Sandstorm 21.



 
 

How to adjust the front wheel alignment of your RC vechicle.

This video will show you how to adjust front wheel alignment.



 
 

How to remove a nitro engine.

This video will show you how to remove a nitro engine.



 
 

How to adjust the the brakes on your nitro vehicle.

This video will show you how to adjust your brakes.



 
 

How to setup or repair a 2 speed sealed gearbox.

This video will show you how to setup or repair a Redcat 2 speed sealed gearbox.



 
 

How to adjust a slipper clutch.

This video will show you how to adjust your slipper clutch.



 
 

How to adjust your 2 speed shifting on
Tornado BB, Lightning and Vortex SS.


This video will show you how to adjust the shift time on certain Redcat models.



 

More How To videos & other videos from Ali can be found HERE