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Old 09-02-2016, 02:30 PM   #121
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I have been using thick bearing grease for 20 years on steel gears.
load it on there and let the gears throw it off.
Wheel bearing grease for boats is nice and thick.
I use old oring grease from the tool and die trade that is super sticky.
Its saved a ton of hassle over the years
So just normal wheel bearings grease? I have some that I use on actual truck wheel bearings, is that what you mean? Also I'm assuming that when you say let the gears throw it off you mean glow it on and let the gears spread it around?
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Old 09-02-2016, 09:29 PM   #122
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The gears will fling off most of the grease, but they will retain a microscopic coating, and that's all that matters.
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Old 09-03-2016, 12:08 PM   #123
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Ok, so normal truck wheel bearings grease is best in the baja rey then?
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Old 09-06-2016, 09:19 AM   #124
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Yes the thicker the better
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Old 09-06-2016, 10:00 AM   #125
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replace all bearing in drivetrain, grease up the diffs(don't use silicone oil), replace servo, check steering vertical play(may need to hit up losi for fix), plug up holes on wheels and make new ones in tires, 45wt oil shocks, add some weight to gas tank, silicone motor door to trans intersection, set ride height to 40/60, get a motor fan, traxxas flange nuts, traxxas toe links and rod ends .... is my take on the baja Rey. Absolute beast of an RC TT!!

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Old 09-06-2016, 07:53 PM   #126
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So far I'm really liking the way my Baja Rey handles with the stock tires mounted on non-vented beadlock wheels. It seems to give the outer sidewalls a bit more rigidity so it slides better, and since driving this truck is all about using oversteer to your advantage, that makes a big difference.
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Old 09-07-2016, 07:14 PM   #127
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I made some foam spacers so the truck would accept my ESS-One that I usually use in my street basher. I had to turn the volume up a bit to overcome the drive-train whine but it worked out. LED controller is on the way, then I'll rig those on too. I already have my on-road scaled basher so this will make a nice base platform for an off-road one.

I tried mounting it sideways before and it did fit in a little better, but wasn't nearly secure enough. To get that working I'd need to fab a special bracket and I don't have the patience right now, lol. Plus it makes the sound come out weird since it's projecting into the door panel of the truck instead of out through the hood.

Here's a little test video, but my phone mic didn't pic it up that well. It sounded much clearer and heavier in person
https://youtu.be/DKDFrSQN2fI
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:34 PM   #128
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3M Command strips work wonders for anchoring things to RC chassis. The hold is much stronger than servo tape, but you can still pull the tab to make the strip let go.
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Old 09-08-2016, 07:11 AM   #129
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been watching the vidoes of this truck...
it looks pretty good
been nuts about corr trucks my entire life
anybody have any issues yet that are like the yeti?
with all the moving parts things wear out fast
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been watching the vidoes of this truck...
it looks pretty good
been nuts about corr trucks my entire life
anybody have any issues yet that are like the yeti?
with all the moving parts things wear out fast
Mine has been very tough so far. RC track, BMX park, skate park etc, not a single break. The plastic is thick and sponges up impacts like RPM parts. The drivetrain us mostly metal except for the sliding rear cvd and some of the bearings seem small. I expect those to wear fast if on 3s
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thats good to hear cause this is my next RC
Like I said I have been into CORR trucks before they went main stream.
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Old 09-08-2016, 08:32 PM   #132
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Any RC truck will wear out fast if you beat the crap out of it every day for an entire summer. Thus far the only actual failure I've had was a trashed inner pinion bearing on the rear axle; the electronics I replaced with my preferred setup after just a couple runs, and the rest of the stock parts continue to work fine.
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Old 09-09-2016, 07:01 AM   #133
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this is true but these trucks are so real looking with there front arms and stuff.
the fact that they handle as well as they do is technology at its best.
Keep up the nice input those that have them
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So I have a few questions for you guys. I want to run aluminum beadlocks like the method or trail ready wheels but obviously they won't fit stock. I know I'll need SLW hubs to bolt the wheels on but I'm not sure of what size I need. Does the actual wheel I plan on getting factor in also? They are the TSS 2.2 robby gordon beadlock wheels and are 1" wide. Is there anything else I'll need to have them fit the baja rey?
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So I have a few questions for you guys. I want to run aluminum beadlocks like the method or trail ready wheels but obviously they won't fit stock. I know I'll need SLW hubs to bolt the wheels on but I'm not sure of what size I need. Does the actual wheel I plan on getting factor in also? They are the TSS 2.2 robby gordon beadlock wheels and are 1" wide. Is there anything else I'll need to have them fit the baja rey?
Won't fit on the front,need a 2.0/3.0 wheel to clear the a arms/knuckle.
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