The tabs on the end unbend and you loose the locking ability. Try bending the tabs in to grip the plug better. I also try to hold the igniter and head with same hand while cranking if the motor is cold.
nick, i know how much of a pain in the ass that thing is...ur best bet would be what mike said and to slightly bend it...if u can wait till the 15th and get one of the guys at the bash day to do it cos they will prob know what they are doing more than me n u...but yes i agree its a pain in the bung hole
I've said it before but my Duratrax ultra cheapie twist on D cell glow
starter has worked perfectly for me every time for over six months now,
and because I use a large capacity rechargable in it I have plenty of
charge to start my truck all day with charge to spare to start other
people's trucks whose glow starters have gone flat.
If a D cell is too large for you there is a C cell version as well.
My battery seems to only last maybe a day of starting, maybe two days and on the second itd be flat after a few hours. I'm not sure if its a D cell or a C cell but its the from the Trinity Glo-Niter kit, yes that shiny blue one.
nick, from what i member its a C cell. i had the c cell version of the elcheapo above and I LOVED IT
was one of the best rc investments i bought. one thing..stear clear of the elcheapo crazy clark $2 c cell batts they are useless and only last 10 or so starts..invest in a decent rechargeable as energisers are just too expensive. also as it was cheap and easy to replace i vented all my rc frustration at it...have you seen a glow ignitor fly over a 2 story house followed by fowl words...i have