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Thread: New stub axles

  1. #1
    RC Qualifier
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Clearwater, FL

    New stub axles

    Have any of you guys noticed the new stub axles have longer threads and come with blue loctite on them? Thats not where to difference stops either. I cut one apart and the metal pin inside is much larger and made of a pretty hard metal. I thinks its the same as the drive pins. I think broken stub axles are going to be far less common! Has anyone broken one of these new ones?

    Rustler VXL Stockness Monster

  2. #2
    RC Competitor
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Yea I broke both the front and rear stub axles, and the new ones are longer. Not sure why. Upon installing them I realized that wheel doesn't fit as tightly as the old ones, there is a little wobble even when I tighten the wheel nut all the way. My quick fix solution was to put 3 washers in between the wheel and the hub. No more wobble. Have fun
    Its not fun unless you're trying to brake it...

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