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Old 12-21-2004, 04:13 PM   #9331
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Ive been running the square titanium drive shafts for a bout a month and they are great .

I tried TC3 composite ones they are good and cheap but the pin still rips through quite easy and the aluminium one have been re-drilled that many times they look like a culinder because at 10 each they are tooooooooo exspensive to keep replacing.

Since I have run the square titanium ones no problems.
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Old 12-21-2004, 04:47 PM   #9332
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I have yet to run them. Won't be able to run till the beginning of the new year. The tracks around here are closed for the holidays.

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Old 12-21-2004, 04:58 PM   #9333
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Old 12-22-2004, 12:40 AM   #9334
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Looking for a spool assembly for this car. Any suggestions?

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I've spent some time looking for the Trinity and IRS (it's not "Iris" as shown on the setup sheet) spring ratings but can't find them through Google yet.
You should be able to find the Trinity Purple springs (called: "congo" springs) here: http://www.shopatron.com/product/pro....0.56.723.0.0.
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Old 12-22-2004, 02:27 AM   #9336
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Looking for a spool assembly for this car. Any suggestions?

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Speedtech sells spools for the Pro4 made by Titanium Racing.

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Old 12-22-2004, 02:41 AM   #9337
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Don't use them unless you hit nothing and enjoy taking your front diff case apart to replace the Delrin outdrives....It's a nice design but susceptible to damage. The HPI one is ace.
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Don't use them unless you hit nothing and enjoy taking your front diff case apart to replace the Delrin outdrives....It's a nice design but susceptible to damage. The HPI one is ace.
Hi Frank,

How is the wear on aluminum HPI Spool? Does anyone make a steel unit?
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Old 12-22-2004, 02:56 AM   #9339
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I've only used it for one race meeting, about 5 runs and no noticeable wear so far. The thing is so light (it's hollow btw) that you won't want to try a steel spool I'm sure! The weight difference between the actual spool and an epoxied one-way is unbelievable. No one that I know of makes a steel version.

What the hell are you doing up so late anyway? Early start to the racing?
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Old 12-22-2004, 03:01 AM   #9340
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Don't use them unless you hit nothing and enjoy taking your front diff case apart to replace the Delrin outdrives....It's a nice design but susceptible to damage. The HPI one is ace.
Yes i totally agree. I got one about a month ago and I have broken 3 outdrives. The things don't just break, they crumble.
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ok thanks j-p for your help will do that/

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How is the wear on aluminum HPI Spool? Does anyone make a steel unit?
I've used the aluminium spool, and it was really nice. I noticed very little wear (I used grease in the outdrives). The aluminium spool is sooooo light. It even out accelerated the one-way, due to the less rotating mass.
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Has anyone broken any gears with the spool? I'm thinking of getting one but I don't want to sacrifice reliability...

I wonder how long it'll be before HPI release a spool backing plate just like they did with the one-way?
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Old 12-22-2004, 06:59 AM   #9344
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The way the gear attaches to the spool is the reverse of the way the gear attaches to the one-way, so the spool itself acts as the backing plate. You don't need to aluminium circular bit that comes with the 1.1 gears. The gear also attaches with 4 screws instead of 3.

I've run several packs at Don Valley (not sure if you've been there Skill) for the Mirage British Indoor Winter Series with the alum. spool and haven't broken any gears.
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I am coming to Novak. Dunno if I'll be able to make it up for practice before tho'. How's that new body work Eli?
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