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Old 04-27-2006, 07:15 PM   #1
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Default Gearbox teardown - how often

How often / at what interval would you recommend the gearbox on a 1/10 electric buggy be taken apart, cleaned, lubed, bearings flushed and oiled, etc.? Is lube needed on the plastic gears? This is a losi xxcr buggy. Anyone familiar enough with these old buggies to point out any trouble spots to keep an eye on?
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a complete rebuild isn't necessary. But make a habit of re-building the diff when it feels gritty. I'd say, either judging by dirt in the gearbox or every 6?-ish diff rebuilds...you might want to flush out the whole tranny.

I'm wierd, so I do it pretty much everytime I re-build the diff...I just figure that while I have it all torn apart, I maiswell just clean everything while I'm there.
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