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Old 02-04-2012, 02:56 PM   #4141
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is any one else having problems with the screw that holds the piston on the shock shaft coming off? I cant seem to keep them on. I have used lock tight and still they come off after a few runs.
I had the same problem had my shock come apart luckily I found all of the pieces when the shock came apart on the track
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Old 02-04-2012, 06:03 PM   #4142
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Thanlks to the guys that replied back about carpet setups etc. I didn't know they had carpet setups on the durango site. I will check it out.

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Old 02-04-2012, 07:18 PM   #4143
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Mine definitely took a major chunk off. No way to drill another hole. But I think the bearing should hold. Is the RCShox the only option right now for what I have?
sorry, been busy.. got a G10 and a Dremel and you can do similar to what i did to mine.







Just removed the spacer and removed some portion on the G10 to match the height of the spacer then screwed in the ball stud.

Now the gearbox ears is a bit stronger than before.

also did the steering link.

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Old 02-04-2012, 07:29 PM   #4144
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G10 wont last, sorry to say. I made a link out of carbon also and made it double thick, it still broke. So I decided to take the carbon one to a CNC shop. I had them make a 5mm thick aluminum mount that bolts directly tho the lower plate. I used it this weekend and it worked awesome. I actually finished a race weekend.

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so far mine is still not broken. will just re-fabricate when its toasted.

mine still got the ears so its just a reinforcement, if the ears are already gone and i think g10 will not hold up.
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G10 wont last, sorry to say. I made a link out of carbon also and made it double thick, it still broke. So I decided to take the carbon one to a CNC shop. I had them make a 5mm thick aluminum mount that bolts directly tho the lower plate. I used it this weekend and it worked awesome. I actually finished a race weekend.

Now that is nice!
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:35 PM   #4147
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G10 wont last, sorry to say. I made a link out of carbon also and made it double thick, it still broke. So I decided to take the carbon one to a CNC shop. I had them make a 5mm thick aluminum mount that bolts directly tho the lower plate. I used it this weekend and it worked awesome. I actually finished a race weekend.

how much did it cost for that allu mount? ou have to remove the ears first right? most robust so far, so i have seen... me like
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I checked it out but I prefer something made out of cf or aluminum. Maybe Diggity will come up with something.
Tresrey has theirs designed and should be here within a week or two if nothing gets delayed- it's made from cf plate. Their design does not require the mounts to be cut off the gearbox.
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G10 wont last, sorry to say. I made a link out of carbon also and made it double thick, it still broke. So I decided to take the carbon one to a CNC shop. I had them make a 5mm thick aluminum mount that bolts directly tho the lower plate. I used it this weekend and it worked awesome. I actually finished a race weekend.

Thats an awful lot of extra weight to be carrying around?!?
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Thats an awful lot of extra weight to be carrying around?!?
It's just aluminum, can't weight that much
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It's just aluminum, can't weight that much
Huh? Aluminim is heavier than plastic or carbon fiber by a long way in scale. You have to remember to put the weight in to scale.. For example 5 grams is not 5 grams in 1/10th scale. It would be like having some bags on concrete in the back of your 1:1 car.. Alunimun
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Huh? Aluminim is heavier than plastic or carbon fiber by a long way in scale. You have to remember to put the weight in to scale.. For example 5 grams is not 5 grams in 1/10th scale. It would be like having some bags on concrete in the back of your 1:1 car.. Alunimun
and if you look, it seems like he already has some lead in the corners of his chassis. I really don't think an aluminum part in that area is a problem at all.
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Actually the mount that breaks off is higher in the chassis, so he added a bit more weight, but its "LOWER" ..
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If you are running on carpet, start with MM4.
his car is in mm4 already !
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1st post BOOM lol!

i wanna get a 210... i plan to change the cups to losi HD (using losi 22 rods as i have these spare)

ive seen a few people using J concepts at the rear how are people getting on with these and are there any alternative i could use?

plan to run MM4 for carpet high grip
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