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Old 04-19-2014, 05:10 AM   #3676
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I was thinking that also.. May want to run a longer SS steel 3mm screw or 3mm tap to tap the those holes.
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SS is softer. That only makes the issue worse. But tapping it would be good
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:39 AM   #3678
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Quick tip for anyone using the 3x8mm set screws in the front caster blocks (which eliminates most of the slop): those little screws strip VERY easily so don't over-tighten and back them out very carefully. If they strip you'll never get that caster block off the hinge pin in one piece. You'll be hacking away at it with the Dremel like I just did.
good lookin out!! so is it worth getting them as far as getting the job done is concerned?
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:43 AM   #3679
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Quick tip for anyone using the 3x8mm set screws in the front caster blocks (which eliminates most of the slop): those little screws strip VERY easily so don't over-tighten and back them out very carefully. If they strip you'll never get that caster block off the hinge pin in one piece. You'll be hacking away at it with the Dremel like I just did.
Good tip...you can use one of the longer M3 BHCS screws from the kit to thread the holes first.
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good lookin out!! so is it worth getting them as far as getting the job done is concerned?
They most defininately take the slop out.
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:22 AM   #3681
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I currently race a schumacher KF and have always had a B5m in the back of my head. From the guys that race what have you seen comparing the two and would it be an "upgrade" to switch? I run on indoor ozite offroad track.
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I currently race a schumacher KF and have always had a B5m in the back of my head. From the guys that race what have you seen comparing the two and would it be an "upgrade" to switch? I run on indoor ozite offroad track.
The kf really isn't the greatest dirt track car. I have my b5m paired with a k1 btw. Get the b5m if you want a better working mm car for dirt tracks.
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Old 04-19-2014, 12:36 PM   #3683
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good lookin out!! so is it worth getting them as far as getting the job done is concerned?
Definitely worth using. My mistake was using stainless steel as it's softer. I'm switching to standard. They're cheaper anyways.

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Good tip...you can use one of the longer M3 BHCS screws from the kit to thread the holes first.
Great idea! Thanks!
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The kf really isn't the greatest dirt track car. I have my b5m paired with a k1 btw. Get the b5m if you want a better working mm car for dirt tracks.
Yeah I agree about the KF not being a good dirt track car. Im wondering how they compare on carpet.
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Now that the low traction kit is out for the KF it will be great on dirt too. No mid motor corners or jumps quite like the KF. Combine that with traction on dirt and it will hang with the B5M I am sure. But price wise the B5M is the way to go.
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:19 PM   #3686
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Set screws came in the mail today and just finished installing them. Most if not all slop is gone. I was most concerned with the rear hubs and the excessive play, but I used 2 on each side and the rear feels like a fresh build with no play. If you haven't done this yet, consider doing it. You will be amazed how everything tightens up.
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Old 04-20-2014, 09:31 AM   #3687
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ey guys. so what servo horn would i use for a ko propo rsx2? there are only ones for airtronics, futaba, hitec, and jr. thanks in advance
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ey guys. so what servo horn would i use for a ko propo rsx2? there are only ones for airtronics, futaba, hitec, and jr. thanks in advance
Quick internet search showed that they are the same as the JR and Airtronics
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ey guys. so what servo horn would i use for a ko propo rsx2? there are only ones for airtronics, futaba, hitec, and jr. thanks in advance
Just start trying them on. I'm sure one will fit properly.
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Getting inpatient , been waiting for more kits & parts long ,long time now..


Hoping I see the parts and all this week...
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