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Old 01-07-2009, 10:01 AM   #1
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With no tires/wheels or shocks/springs on chassis I move the a-arms (front & rear)up and they wont go down by themselves.Is this a bind issue that I can fix with adjustments to the chassis? Im new to r/c and was curious about this. Thanks in advance, Brad
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Check and make sure that your hinge pinges arent bent in anyway. The arms should move freely with no restrictions
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Its a brand new truck and i havent ran it yet. Thanks for your reply
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BFox they will free up on their own or you can ream the holes or ploish the pins. Your choice. It is common tho.
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Brad, Put the wheels and shocks back on and bring em to the track, we will be glad to help you bend a hinge pin or something to cause them to bind... LOL!!

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Pretty standard for a fresh Slash.

Many people take the arms and ream the hing pin holes out a bit to free this up. Sometimes it will free up during normal use, other times it may not.
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On the last new one I purchased, it was actually the turnbuckles that were preventing the arms from moving (way to tight). Check to insure there is no binding there also.
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