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Old 01-23-2005, 09:27 AM   #9796
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For a free drivetrain it should spin for about 8-9 seconds by hand.

For the meshing to be its quietest you should use Kimbroughs spurs which has a softer material than other brands.
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Old 01-23-2005, 09:44 AM   #9797
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They are correct...

My Pro4 out of the box was as free as a TC3 that has been "blue printed"

Don't know about the dead fly, but they are very quite....


Shhhh, you hear that...That was a pro4 passing....
hang on, there it is again....
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Old 01-23-2005, 10:48 AM   #9798
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8-9 seconds that's a LOT!!

My evo3 SL I have at the moment doesn't spin more than 2-3 secs and my bearings are fine...

I guess it's all about how you manage to get the bevel gear/diff gear correctly meshed...if I get this right (I hate being french sometimes..) a good MESH is when the gears aren't too tight nor too loose, is that correct?

AGAIN,Thanks for the help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 01-23-2005, 12:32 PM   #9799
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Basically its the same principle as the spur and pinion mesh, you want some play, but really, as little as possible.
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Old 01-23-2005, 01:45 PM   #9800
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I'm new to this forum I'd like to know if The pro4 has any STRIPPING problem since it's a shaft drive car

I have a EVO3 Surikarn an this was a BIG problem with the car so I don't want to go thru all the shimming again

Does the pro4 needs any shimming?

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Yes you can strip the front bevel gear, I have eaten two of them. My front diff is properly shimmed but if you hit a wooden barrier with an 8x1 with throttle on you can will break a bevel gear. It depends on the track barriers and how much you hit them.
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Old 01-23-2005, 03:12 PM   #9801
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Hi!!

Do you guys all manage to get 9-10 secs of free spinning with your drivetrain, using stock bearings??

I know the pro4 has are very efficient drive train but I thought that to get that much spinning you needed the team drivers kit or ceramic bearings......is it just how you manage to get the proper mesh??






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Old 01-23-2005, 03:28 PM   #9802
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Do you guys all manage to get 9-10 secs of free spinning with your drivetrain, using stock bearings??

I know the pro4 has are very efficient drive train but I thought that to get that much spinning you needed the team drivers kit or ceramic bearings......is it just how you manage to get the proper mesh??






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Built right with a little running on the kit to free it up a bit mine spins for 7-9 seconds with a bone stock kit. This car is awesome from the box.
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Old 01-23-2005, 04:18 PM   #9803
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I'm sure it all depends on how hard you spin the tires, the weight of the tires, the mesh of the gears and if you cleaned the grease of the bearings. . One person's 8 seconds maybe better than another persons 8 seconds. There are lots of variables.
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Old 01-23-2005, 05:04 PM   #9804
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I'm sure it all depends on how hard you spin the tires, the weight of the tires, the mesh of the gears and if you cleaned the grease of the bearings. . One person's 8 seconds maybe better than another persons 8 seconds. There are lots of variables.
Yeah Seriously!
Are you Counting "One.. Alligator, Two..)
Or
You actaully having somebody run a stop watch for you?
It all depends. One mans 8 seconds is another mans 5 alligators!
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is anyone here still racing with the stock pivot blocks? or have you changed to 0 in the front and 2 in the rear. i think the stock 2.5 is too aggressive for the front. why would a company distribute a car with parts in it that are utterly useless to the average joe? and what's with the front one-way? NOBODY YSES THIS STUFF!!!!
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is anyone here still racing with the stock pivot blocks? or have you changed to 0 in the front and 2 in the rear. i think the stock 2.5 is too aggressive for the front. why would a company distribute a car with parts in it that are utterly useless to the average joe? and what's with the front one-way? NOBODY USES THIS STUFF!!!!
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is anyone here still racing with the stock pivot blocks? or have you changed to 0 in the front and 2 in the rear. i think the stock 2.5 is too aggressive for the front. why would a company distribute a car with parts in it that are utterly useless to the average joe? and what's with the front one-way? NOBODY USES THIS STUFF!!!!
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is anyone here still racing with the stock pivot blocks? or have you changed to 0 in the front and 2 in the rear. i think the stock 2.5 is too aggressive for the front. why would a company distribute a car with parts in it that are utterly useless to the average joe? and what's with the front one-way? NOBODY USES THIS STUFF!!!!
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Old 01-23-2005, 09:25 PM   #9809
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90% of the world races on rubber tires. A one-way is still one of the ways to get a rubber tire set-up even faster. I race with a one-way in my car most of time on carpet and outside on asphalt.
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Old 01-23-2005, 09:31 PM   #9810
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i am running the 2.5 block up front and my car steers nicely w/ rubber tires on carpet......both diff and oneway depending on the layout.
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