Originally posted by F1Junkie
I am interested in getting a Mini Cooper - probably kit #58211.
I am thinking of hopping it up.
Sorry if these questions have been asked before...
1) What size bearings does this kit need? All 5 x 11s? How many?
2) If anyone has time, can they list me the size and number of screws from this kit?
If I get an aftermarket screw kit, is there anywhere on the chassis or car where a BUTTON HEAD screw would not be able to fit where a self-tapping screw exists? Maybe a tight recess in a chassis? I am wanting a stainless steel screw kit for it, with a preference for buttonheads.
That's it for the moment... Thanks in advance. And kudos on the previous picture - inspiring!
1) - you need 12 of 5x11 (Tamiya 1150 part #53008) and 2 of 5x8 (Tamiya 850 part #53030)
2) - there's such a lot of odd size step screws, screw pins, 2.6mm screws etc in the kit that its probably best just to use the kit ones and just replace the 10mm tapping screws with SS button heads if you wish - you'd need 43.
Some other useful hop-ups are:
53344 M03 Aluminium Heat Sink
53346 M03 Quick Release Battery Holder
53343 M03 Front/Rear Stablizer set
53205 M-chassis universal shaft set - there may be some better ones now!
53345 M03 Toe-in rear uprights
53390 M03 Hollow Carbon Gear shaft
53155 Low Friction Alloy Damper set
53070 Manta Ray Ball Diff set