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Old 10-08-2015, 11:15 PM   #2266
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What ball cup ends is everyone using? My stock one SUCK!! No matter what I do they are too tight. So I bought replacement AE ones and same thing. It's not my balls either cause I took a link off a buddies t5m and it was smooth. Unfortunately I never asked the brand and he hasn't been back to the track. Mine are so bad I can push front down and it stays. Lol. Won't rebound.
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What ball cup ends is everyone using? My stock one SUCK!! No matter what I do they are too tight. So I bought replacement AE ones and same thing. It's not my balls either cause I took a link off a buddies t5m and it was smooth. Unfortunately I never asked the brand and he hasn't been back to the track. Mine are so bad I can push front down and it stays. Lol. Won't rebound.
I think Associated made a running change because I have had the exact same issue and my replacements were also super tight, but my SC5m is perfect.
A trick I learned on here was to pop the ball cups on upside down a few times. It works way better than pinching.
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Old 10-09-2015, 02:42 AM   #2268
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What ball cup ends is everyone using? My stock one SUCK!! No matter what I do they are too tight. So I bought replacement AE ones and same thing. It's not my balls either cause I took a link off a buddies t5m and it was smooth. Unfortunately I never asked the brand and he hasn't been back to the track. Mine are so bad I can push front down and it stays. Lol. Won't rebound.
unfortunately, it's the old "running change". so there is no way of knowing if you purchase new ball cups that you're getting the updated ones. i can say that i ordered a set of ball cups from amain about a month ago and they were the new ones as they were totally bind free (and still do not pop off). at this point, i'd roll the dice with amain.
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What ball cup ends is everyone using? My stock one SUCK!! No matter what I do they are too tight. So I bought replacement AE ones and same thing. It's not my balls either cause I took a link off a buddies t5m and it was smooth. Unfortunately I never asked the brand and he hasn't been back to the track. Mine are so bad I can push front down and it stays. Lol. Won't rebound.
Try pushing them on upside down, then flipping them back the right way. Let me know how that does.
They are a running change, I thought they(the tight ones) would be out of the system by now but apparently not. One way or another we will get you taken care of.

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Old 10-09-2015, 04:47 AM   #2270
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The old ones in the kits all depends on how old the kits are, I have had mine now for several weeks and mine was tight as well. Just because its a new unopened kit does not mean it hasn't been on the shelf or in some warehouse for some time. I tried squeezing mine, and it helped some of them but after a few hour's and several attempts to fix them this way I had a few that just kept tightening back up. If I was just bashing I would not have worried about it but I race only. I contacted Associated and they sent me a new set no questions ask and they were fast. I changed the tight ones out and they were sweet. So try contacting them I am sure they will take care of you.
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Recently built a B5M Lite kit and the ball cups and ball studs were really free, no working them to loosen. I noticed the ball studs were polished out of the bag. Quality and fit/finish is top notch on the latest batches.
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I'm sure it's written in here, and if you all prefer not to answer I will dig it up..

I was told you can get a gear diff for the T5M, but the person didn't know if it was the same one as for the T4. I plan on getting a T5M for my son next spring and curious if the spare diffs I have now will work in it. Time to start doing some research on the truck.
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I'm sure it's written in here, and if you all prefer not to answer I will dig it up..

I was told you can get a gear diff for the T5M, but the person didn't know if it was the same one as for the T4. I plan on getting a T5M for my son next spring and curious if the spare diffs I have now will work in it. Time to start doing some research on the truck.
It's the gear diff for the 5 series of AE vehicles.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/rc-cars-...c91461/p275228
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It's the gear diff for the 5 series of AE vehicles.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/rc-cars-...c91461/p275228
Thanks, I appreciate the link!
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Old 10-09-2015, 02:40 PM   #2275
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Thanks for the help on the ball cups. I didn't know there was a running change. I actually work for HRP and i ended up getting my replacement from a local track when mine broke. I'm sure they have been on the shelf for months already and we're old ones. I got 2 sets of what's hopefully "newer" ones from work today. So that should fix it. Thanks for all the replies
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does anyone how which servo spacers to use for a savok servo and which horn to use? thanks soo much
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Has anyone tried the 8.5 wheel hexs? im curious how these are? im wondering what useing these will change? thanks
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Has anyone tried the 8.5 wheel hexs? im curious how these are? im wondering what useing these will change? thanks
They don't change anything. 8.5 is the standard hex width for the rear and can be used on the front to maintain stock width.
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They don't change anything. 8.5 is the standard hex width for the rear and can be used on the front to maintain stock width.
ok cool thank you
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