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1) put inner bearing in hub
2) slide large shim over axle all the way up to the back of the axle
3) slide axle/bone into hub carrier
4) slide small shim onto axle through hub carrier
5) push outter bearing into hub carrier

using that i'm able to put my normal male silverback gorilla wheel nut tightening job and there's no binding. in the pictures that come with the shims (the pic socket posted) it seems like they want you to slide both shims onto the axle before sliding the axle into the hub carrier and like i said, that doesn't work.



I've traditionally done the diff screw head on the left side (driver's side), but have since switched to the Right side (passenger side) regardless of transmission type (3 gear RM vs 3 gear MM and 4 gear MM).

Kdub (Kurt Wenger, former AE designer) had this to say on the matter:

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I think I count as an authority on the matter. I always run my diff screw on the right side (when sitting "inside" the car). I take off the tire and pull the outer hinge pin to get to the adjustment screw.

The right rear is the way the AE manuals state (or used to state). It really shouldn't matter since you go around turns both left and right.
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Old 04-29-2016, 10:36 AM   #61
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New Jconcepts carpet turf tires
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Looks like the abandoned the b5 style ball cups
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Tires..It all depends who's paint schemes are on the box art.

Who's are they by the way??
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Old 04-29-2016, 10:42 AM   #64
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Rear Tires are Jconcepts, It clearly states it on the sidewall, They have new carpet tires coming out
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Tires are jconcepts.

https://youtu.be/2Ou-nRnCVok?t=252
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I HIGHLY doubt for their cover car they'd use another chassis manufacturer tires.
True, the fact that Schumacher is also a car man. slipped my simple mind when talking about Astro/carpet tires.

Not that I made any claims as to who's tires they are
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Not saying it's a bad thing so flame if you will, but very reminiscent design similarities between these chassis' and the new YZ2 dirt and carpet editions. Seems a lot of manufacturers are going this route. Which is a good thing. The price point ($309 ish) on this is gonna blow away the other manufacturers for sure though. Looks like some good kits for the money. Hopefully it'll drive pricing down a bit all around.
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Probably Schumacher stagger rib fronts and mini pin rears, it's the goto for carpet tires
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Rear Tires are Jconcepts, It clearly states it on the sidewall, They have new carpet tires coming out
I was thinking maybe the new JConcepts Carpet Tires. The fronts in the photo clearly are not Schumacher Stagger Ribs
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Where was it stated either rc10b6 or rc10b6d is $309
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Where was it stated either rc10b6 or rc10b6d is $309
On AE's site.
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Where was it stated either rc10b6 or rc10b6d is $309
associated's website says 309 for each car.

https://www.teamassociated.com/cars_.../RC10B6D/Team/

https://www.teamassociated.com/cars_...s/RC10B6/Team/

as they have it at Web price. should be that maybe less in stores.
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Kinda makes me want to get into off-road again!

So it kinda looks like they think they've made enough advancements in weight distribution and suspension geometry that the added traction (for dirt) provided by a 4-gear tranny is no longer needed??? Is that the deal?
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Kinda makes me want to get into off-road again!

So it kinda looks like they think they've made enough advancements in weight distribution and suspension geometry that the added traction (for dirt) provided by a 4-gear tranny is no longer needed??? Is that the deal?
There are probably situations where a 4-gear still makes sense. But things would start getting really complicated if they had to offer different cars and/or options for 4-gear, 3-gear, and laydown.
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associad must be sick or something...they usually take forever to come out with a completely new car
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According to the photos on AE's site, the B6D doesn't use the laydown transmission. The B6D transmission photo looks like the B5Ms to be honest.
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