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  1. #1
    RC Racer
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    burning through rear half shafts

    ive rebuild trans, diff and dbl checked bearings, but am still burning through half shafts. any thoughts?
    thanks and merry Christmas!
    justin

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    Old style axles are notoriously weak and wll twist and break quite easily, especially if you throw in some power adders and a tight slipper.

    Speaking of which, how tight is your slipper? Completely locked slippers can lead to driveline breakage.
    10 RCs and counting 😅

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    Ease of throttle right before landing and loosen slipper a lil

  4. #4
    RC Racer
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    i will have a chance to look at it later today and ill check the slipper and loosen it a bit.
    thanks everyone for your input,
    justin

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