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    Sure sounds like a clutch to me. When you move...

    Sure sounds like a clutch to me. When you move the belts, and it goes easy hard, easy hard, does the clutch bell turn too. They should not, the only gears that should turn when the driveline is...
  2. Thread: 4-tec 3.3

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    Handawg06, Same issue as above I predict. U need...

    Handawg06, Same issue as above I predict. U need to adjust your linkage and your idle too.
  3. Thread: 4-tec 3.3

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    Dies when you are braking, and idle seems to stay...

    Dies when you are braking, and idle seems to stay too high? The linkage needs to be adjusted or the center on the servo most likely. What is happening is the the linkage or the servo center is set...
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    An easy and cheap trick to determine head...

    An easy and cheap trick to determine head clearance requires a piece of rosin core solder wire (the soft stuff usually used for electrical joints). Just take out the glow plug. Then put a 90 degree...
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    Until the starter shaft bushing gets some wear...

    Until the starter shaft bushing gets some wear and starts to leak, you shouldn't have any troubles with the electric start. The glow plug portion of it can get loose and make poor connection so I...
  6. Foam tires, on a clean track with lots of...

    Foam tires, on a clean track with lots of traction is a good place to use rear sway bars. If the car seems to push and transitions slowly or traction rolls, then the rear sway bar can help. If you...
  7. Thread: steering

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    Might work ok as a transition. Eventually you...

    Might work ok as a transition. Eventually you may want your steering back though. Best investment I ever made was a good radio with expo and endpoint adjustments. So much adjustment available...
  8. Thread: Clutch Shoe

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    The stock clutch install is with the leading edge...

    The stock clutch install is with the leading edge forward. That if the shoe was installed it would look like this: ___. When following the shoe in a clockwise direction the pin is at the end. ...
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    I would sand that ridge off so the wrench fits...

    I would sand that ridge off so the wrench fits properly. The nice thing about the lunsford links is that they are machined and the wrench always fits nicely. Just wish they had hexes instead of a...
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    Depends on the track conditions and how much you...

    Depends on the track conditions and how much you need to change it. On high grip surfaces, you have the ability to tighten up the diffs and get more acceleration from the front. In the rear you can...
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    The tighter they are, the grittier they will...

    The tighter they are, the grittier they will feel. What diff balls are you using? They make a difference. I used to use the carbide balls from Associated, but they felt quite gritty and need to be...
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    I know these aren't larger, but they are light...

    I know these aren't larger, but they are light and strong. Best turnbuckles in the business. I have them on about every RC car I own where I can't get away with aluminum turnbuckles (My 1/12th...
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    Brent, I like the look of the touring body. I...

    Brent, I like the look of the touring body. I never knew they made them any bigger than 200mm 1/10th though.
    I you have access to a tire truer, you can also cut down the width of the wheels by...
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    How about this body if you want some killer...

    How about this body if you want some killer downforce. LOLA's will give you max traction at high speed. Plus all of the cooling head is exposed so you can run the engine max lean without...
  15. Thread: Cheap Foams ?

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    Sorry, my bad. I thought they were for a pair. ...

    Sorry, my bad. I thought they were for a pair. I see now that he is grouping them as a full set. Still about the same price as I have seen other places on the net. Too bad shipping is so high. ...
  16. Thread: Rear Exhausts

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    If you don't intend on using the electronics in...

    If you don't intend on using the electronics in another vehicle, you can cut the wires the length you want, being sure to leave enough wire behind the connector to splice them togethor again. You...
  17. Thread: Cheap Foams ?

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    Those are 1/8th scale tires. Plus they aren't...

    Those are 1/8th scale tires. Plus they aren't very cheap. Even his 1/10th touring tires listed below in sellers other items are expensive at $18.99. I posted some links in another thread sometime...
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    A couple of more trimming tips. More work but...

    A couple of more trimming tips. More work but worth the effort and money.

    1: Instead of using a drill, get a tapered body reamer. They make smoother holes and don't tend to grab a lot. They...
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    The top plate is not going to save any...

    The top plate is not going to save any substantial weight. It does increase the stiffness (especially once everything reaches temp). I can't tell you how much, but if your setup is stiff for foams,...
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    The film is on the outside of the body and you...

    The film is on the outside of the body and you paint the inside. The film helps to keep overspray off the outside (which you want to keep shiny cause that is what gives it that deep glossy look). ...
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    With wider gearing, your gonna need a little more...

    With wider gearing, your gonna need a little more room it looks like. You were barely hitting max revs with the current gearing. Your camera man's gonna have to back up some more:D

    Get's really...
  22. Thread: Got a 4-Tec

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    No. They will wear at a different rate, but most...

    No. They will wear at a different rate, but most of the time, the fronts wear quicker than the rears from the load of corner entry and hard braking. So harder tires on the front will actually give...
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    Actually, it will never move. The transmission...

    Actually, it will never move. The transmission is not dependent on the RPM of the engine. It is dependent on the RPM of the transmission shaft. That is what spins the Tranny clutch. You are...
  24. Thread: Got a 4-Tec

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    Tower's tire prices are kind of high. I like...

    Tower's tire prices are kind of high.

    I like these places

    www.nitrohouse.com
    www.brucknerhobbies.com
    www.gasrccar.com/eshop

    They all sell good tires for around $10-$12 a pair.
    I prefer...
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    2 things to check. 1. rock (tiny pebble) stuck...

    2 things to check.

    1. rock (tiny pebble) stuck between gears.
    2. gear mesh has slipped. Gears not contacting each other (motor screws have loosened).
    3. drive gear on center shaft has come loose...
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