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Old 03-27-2014, 11:33 AM   #2806
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http://www.amain.com/product_info.ph...ter-Set-TLR-22

is what i used, also takes a slight ream to slide on easy. guessing 4mm-ID shim is whats needed
Thank you. Didn't even think about a shock limiter.
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:10 PM   #2807
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I used the plastic spacers that are used to center up your rear hubs. I took my body Remer tool to open the hole some. Used one and now there is zero play. I located the washer towards the rear shock tower. Hope that all makes since.
can use the .030 nylon spacers, just have to ream the inside hole larger.
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:07 PM   #2808
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what size turnbuckle wrench do i need for the b5m ?
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:55 PM   #2809
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what size turnbuckle wrench do i need for the b5m ?
Look into Avid Associated 12mm Shock and Turnbuckle Tool SKU: AV1010.
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can use the .030 nylon spacers, just have to ream the inside hole larger.
+1 thats the best way to go about it.
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anything plastic washer that fits will work. Last night did some work on my son's SC10, shimmed the sh#$% out of it, used what I had and what would fit the tightest.
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Look into Avid Associated 12mm Shock and Turnbuckle Tool SKU: AV1010.
So they are an odd size and a no simple measurement ? My guess was they were 3.5mm
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what size turnbuckle wrench do i need for the b5m ?
They're 1/8" Associated turnbuckles.

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Is the aluminum steering rack and front arm mount lighter or heavier than the stock plastic?
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Is the aluminum steering rack and front arm mount lighter or heavier than the stock plastic?
alum is heavier than plastic. I have talked to a few people running the AE alloy rack. they all say irs crap and useless. Nothing wrong with the plastic rack.
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So they are an odd size and a no simple measurement ? My guess was they were 3.5mm
The kit comes with a tool.
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alum is heavier than plastic. I have talked to a few people running the AE alloy rack. they all say irs crap and useless. Nothing wrong with the plastic rack.
already uninstalled and thrown in the box
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:09 PM   #2818
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:16 PM   #2820
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Is the aluminum steering rack and front arm mount lighter or heavier than the stock plastic?
the b4 plastic steering arms weight almost 1/2 of the alloy.

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Alloy weights about 5 g..
Plastic 2 g
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