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Old 08-22-2016, 08:53 AM   #20641
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I see 3 setup sheets on petit that show 2k for mod, and 1 setup sheet from Jeff Helms showing 5k in 17.5. So I would use that info for a starting point.
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So yesterday at the track was my first time running mod 7.5T in my B5Mlite. It handled pretty well in in the corners BUT in the jumps it bottomed out when I want to clear the triples. I was running a higher shock oil 2.5 higher than usual (when I used to have a 17.5T in it). Should I go thicker shock oil or even change a smaller hole pistons?

AND.. a big problem too is when I was bottoming out HARD...my differential gears went from smooth to super gritty. How do I avoid this? I never had this problem running stock.
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Old 08-22-2016, 07:13 PM   #20643
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For those running on high grip carpet, what's a good starting point for oil weight in a gear diff?
I race on high grip carpet in 17.5 blinky. I'm using 5k right now and it feels perfect. I haven't tried any other weight though. Haven't needed to
When temps get cooler I'll try 4k or 3k maybe.
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:26 AM   #20644
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Update..

My local hobby shop thinks the diff problem I had was due to the fact that I used the wrong diff rebuild kit. I used the MIP rebuild kit for the b5M. The hobby shop said it was for the puck system. While I was rebuilding the diff I observed that one of the thrust washer was not flat unlike the stock one. Hopefully this is the culprit. I change the thrust washer to a flat one. ..so both sides now are flat. Will see once I run it at the track this weekend. Also had to change to a stiffer spring setup from green rears to white then from white front to grey.
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Update..

My local hobby shop thinks the diff problem I had was due to the fact that I used the wrong diff rebuild kit. I used the MIP rebuild kit for the b5M. The hobby shop said it was for the puck system. While I was rebuilding the diff I observed that one of the thrust washer was not flat unlike the stock one. Hopefully this is the culprit. I change the thrust washer to a flat one. ..so both sides now are flat. Will see once I run it at the track this weekend. Also had to change to a stiffer spring setup from green rears to white then from white front to grey.
I installed the MIP ball diff rebuild kit in both my B5m's both came with one grooved and one flat washer for the thrust. Just FYI.
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Old 08-23-2016, 03:19 AM   #20646
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I installed the MIP ball diff rebuild kit in both my B5m's both came with one grooved and one flat washer for the thrust. Just FYI.
Were you running a mod motor?
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Old 08-24-2016, 12:54 PM   #20647
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Putting in a gear diff in my sons car but when I took it out of his b5m team kit to put into my old b5m factory light I didn't pay attention to the orientation of the gear diff and can't find info about it. The supplement only shows how to build it.

Which way should the gear diff cap be positioned. Left or right if you were looking over the top of the car.
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Putting in a gear diff in my sons car but when I took it out of his b5m team kit to put into my old b5m factory light I didn't pay attention to the orientation of the gear diff and can't find info about it. The supplement only shows how to build it.

Which way should the gear diff cap be positioned. Left or right if you were looking over the top of the car.
just like a ball diff....doesn't matter
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Ball diff thrust bolt head usually face where the spur gear is.
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Oh here we go again.

In my 25+ years of racing it didn't matter what side the diff thrust head bolt was on. The vehicles all performed as expected.

If you find a method that works for you, great! I don't plan on trying to convince you one way is better than the other.
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Oh here we go again.

In my 25+ years of racing it didn't matter what side the diff thrust head bolt was on. The vehicles all performed as expected.

If you find a method that works for you, great! I don't plan on trying to convince you one way is better than the other.
From a mechanical point of view, either way works.
From a adjusting / service point of view, it's easier to adjust both diff and slipper from the same side.
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From a mechanical point of view, either way works.
From a adjusting / service point of view, it's easier to adjust both diff and slipper from the same side.
Good point but my diff bolt is on the opposite side of the slipper because it is easier for me to access it and quickly adjust it. Something about not seeing as good as I used to when I was younger probably has something to do with it. I will go back to my cave now.
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I always face mine opposite of the spur. So I can use a different adjusting get wrench without less effort.
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I'm trying to run a Spektrum low profile servo S6070, in my B5M Lite but the steering link contacts the front of the servo and doesn't allow full travel with the stock servo arm. Do you run a longer servo arm or mill the servo case to clear?
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