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    Is the screw loosen?

    I was looking at my slash 4x4 and it seemed that one screw on the front left wheel arm is loosen. As shown in the pictures below. Should I tighten it?



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    It looks like you've got the aluminum parts, so the kingpin screw isn't getting screwed into plastic, but aluminum. When screws are screwed into plastic, the plastic "holds" it. However, when screws are screwed into metal, they need threadlocker (such as Loctite) to hold them. At the same time, unlike screws into plastic, where you want to tighten them until they're "firm", when screwing into, you want to only tighten them until they're just barely tightened (ie. do NOT overtighten).

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    It's loose. Just tighten it up and you are good to go!
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    screws loosen, especially on parts that are subject to using the screw as a hinge

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo74 View Post
    screws loosen, especially on parts that are subject to using the screw as a hinge
    Correct. I tightened them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gecong View Post
    Correct. I tightened them.
    Get some thread locker on it as suggested lol.
    Just need one more rc, then Ill be done...

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