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Old 12-27-2015, 07:18 PM   #2626
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This is a general question but are there any other shock changes that should be done when using the new truck springs? Had 35wt f&r 1.6f 1.7r blue springs f grey springs rear, went to green front white rear truck springs. Felt like it was more tippy in high speed corners.
Going to the new springs I had to back off the shock collars almost all the way, did you recheck ride height after the switch?
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Going to the new springs I had to back off the shock collars almost all the way, did you recheck ride height after the switch?
I had to put on the 0 offset spring cups.
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Old 12-28-2015, 11:55 AM   #2628
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Going to the new springs I had to back off the shock collars almost all the way, did you recheck ride height after the switch?
Oh yeah first thing I did ,can't really explain won't I don't like but it different and not in a good way that's why I didnt know if a oil change was normal when using them. This is on a carpet track
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Oh yeah first thing I did ,can't really explain won't I don't like but it different and not in a good way that's why I didnt know if a oil change was normal when using them. This is on a carpet track
I didn't change anything here, just swapped on springs, and adjusted for ride height. Ran 'em and they're gonna stay since I felt they were even better than the gold Kyosho springs! At 1/4 the price I call that a win!

Damp clay indoor track here.
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I just picked up my T5M. Upgrading to the white truck springs tomorrow, went to 30wt in the rear, stayed at 35wt in the front. That is basically what Ryan Cav is running.

I will obviously have to try it out with the new set up but does anyone else have a problem with the car pushing? The truck white front springs are heavier than stock so I would imagine my push problem will only get worse.

The rest of my kit is bone stock, set up exactly to spec. I am running on a hard damp to dry clay with dirt webs.
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I just picked up my T5M. Upgrading to the white truck springs tomorrow, went to 30wt in the rear, stayed at 35wt in the front. That is basically what Ryan Cav is running.

I will obviously have to try it out with the new set up but does anyone else have a problem with the car pushing? The truck white front springs are heavier than stock so I would imagine my push problem will only get worse.

The rest of my kit is bone stock, set up exactly to spec. I am running on a hard damp to dry clay with dirt webs.
I went white rear but gray fronts and It was perfect. I got a pair of white fronts just in case but haven't tried them yet. No push here, needed a bit more entry and mid corner steering so I added 1mm under steering rack ball stud and that got me fixed up.
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Old 12-28-2015, 01:35 PM   #2632
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I went white rear but gray fronts and It was perfect. I got a pair of white fronts just in case but haven't tried them yet. No push here, needed a bit more entry and mid corner steering so I added 1mm under steering rack ball stud and that got me fixed up.
Sweet, im excited to try it out. I love the truck so far.

Ill mesh with my akerman by adding or removing spacers on the rack if steering is not what I want.

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Any other upgrades you guys are doing that made a nice difference? Im running mod with a 8.5T motor. Shorty pack to the rear.
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What are ya'll using for washers between the motor plate and the motor mount screws so you don't mar up the surface? Links if ya got em. Used to make my own, but getting lazy these days..
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What are ya'll using for washers between the motor plate and the motor mount screws so you don't mar up the surface? Links if ya got em. Used to make my own, but getting lazy these days..
I actually don't use any. I use these but they do come with small washers.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/rc-cars-...ns7933/p300992
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Hi All,

I bought the front clamping hex axles,71013, for my T5M, and the, 91609, aluminum hex's.

The threads on the axles are the old standard type. My T4.2 nuts work on them. Not the M4 as they should be. Also they seem to long, slop between the aluminum hex and the nut bottoms out, wheel still loose, but not the axle and bearings.

Did I buy the wrong axle or aluminum hex's?
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Hi All,

I bought the front clamping hex axles,71013, for my T5M, and the, 91609, aluminum hex's.

The threads on the axles are the old standard type. My T4.2 nuts work on them. Not the M4 as they should be. Also they seem to long, slop between the aluminum hex and the nut bottoms out, wheel still loose, but not the axle and bearings.

Did I buy the wrong axle or aluminum hex's?
you need #71014 8.5mm hex. the #71013 axles are for the m4 nuts. i had a similar problem on one of my axles and the threads were cut wrong. contact associated for a replacement.
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you need #71014 8.5mm hex. the #71013 axles are for the m4 nuts. i had a similar problem on one of my axles and the threads were cut wrong. contact associated for a replacement.
Will do with the axles. If the front axles are 5mm, front bearings are 5X10X4, I don't see the 8.5mm hex fitting. I thought the 8.5mm hex was for the heavy duty rear axle.
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Will do with the axles. If the front axles are 5mm, front bearings are 5X10X4, I don't see the 8.5mm hex fitting. I thought the 8.5mm hex was for the heavy duty rear axle.
The 8.5mm hexes are standard size for all 4 corners of the truck.
Perhaps you got mis-packaged axles?
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Could someone please post the part numbers for the longer springs for these so that you do not have to run your shock collars so far down like you have to for the stock one.
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Could someone please post the part numbers for the longer springs for these so that you do not have to run your shock collars so far down like you have to for the stock one.
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Front:
White (2.40lbs) #91636
Gray (4.45lbs) #91637
Rear:
Green (2.20lbs) #91639
White (2.40lbs) #91640
Gray (2.60lbs) #91641
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