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Old 12-18-2011, 01:14 AM   #2521
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Hey Ian, do you mean this brace?

http://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.p...prodID=7719201

You have the bumper on your post twice.
Nope it's this one.... sorry for my intarweb faux pas....

http://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.p...prodID=7718958
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He meant this:

http://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.p...prodID=7718958

Because this brace was originally sized narrower to fit a 1/12th scale car, you cut out the cross-brace between the two mounting pads. Works great!

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Old 12-19-2011, 11:08 AM   #2523
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Can anyone tell me where to buy a servo saver for the X10 LE,Hitec servo?
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I use a small Kimbrough servo saver, you can buy them at any hobby shop.
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Can anyone tell me where to buy a servo saver for the X10 LE,Hitec servo?
CRC recommends using a mid-sized servo saver for WGT.

I use the Kimbrough Mid Size Servo Saver #200 or #201 for my WGT cars. The #200 has no holes drilled in it; so, you can customize the amount of throw by carefully drilling them yourself. The #201 comes with 3 sets of pre-drilled holes.

IMO the #200 works best with the new Reverse/Flat Servo Mount Plates.

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CRC recommends using a mid-sized servo saver for WGT. I use the Kimbrough Mid Size Servo Saver #200 or #201 for my WGT cars. The #200 has no holes drilled in it; so, you can customize the amount of throw. The #201 is predrilled with 3 sets of holes.

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Thank you Bill. Please bare with me this is my first onroad vehicle. I read the last 50 pages or so of the thread so i'm getting the hang of it for the most part. I do have two more questions. I bought my car here on the forum and it currently has cut/trued tires but a new set was included but not trued. How can I use these and keep my ride height around 4mm? That's were it is now.

Also I took the diff apart to lube it and in between my diff spacer and spring washer there is another bearing. Kind of like a thrust bearing if it were an offroad diff. It has to thrust washers on each side and a ring with smaller balls in it. I don't see it in the manual. Is it some type of mod or should I remove it? Thanks for all your help. I know newb questions get old.
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Thank you Bill. Please bare with me this is my first onroad vehicle. I read the last 50 pages or so of the thread so i'm getting the hang of it for the most part. I do have two more questions. I bought my car here on the forum and it currently has cut/trued tires but a new set was included but not trued. How can I use these and keep my ride height around 4mm? That's were it is now.
Get the CRC ride height spacers for the front and rear to keep both ends at their proper heights.

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Also I took the diff apart to lube it and in between my diff spacer and spring washer there is another bearing. Kind of like a thrust bearing if it were an offroad diff. It has to thrust washers on each side and a ring with smaller balls in it. I don't see it in the manual. Is it some type of mod or should I remove it? Thanks for all your help. I know newb questions get old.
That is a Slapmaster Thrust Bearing Kit. Go to www.slapmastertools.com for instructions. If the instructions are not available on-line, use the question section to ask Brian Bodine. Basically, the side of the black spacer with the ridge on it goes towards the ball bearing. EDIT: SHOULD NOT HAVE A SPRING WASHER INCLUDED IN THE ASSEMBLY.

From the website: This is a thrust bearing that spans over the 1/4x3/8” flanged bearing in popular 12th and 10th scale pan car differentials, removing it’s side load and increases it’s longevity. In combination with carbide diff balls and an economy diff rings, differential maintenance is almost eliminated. The rear tire can easily be removed without any interference. Aluminum nut now included. $20

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Can anyone tell me where to buy a servo saver for the X10 LE,Hitec servo?
Just noted that you indicated a Hitec servo; but, I am not aware that they have a properly sized "mini" steering servo for WGT cars (or any pan car). You want the output shaft of the servo to be dead center in the chassis...It's a big deal.

At a minimum, consider upgrading to a Futaba S9650 mini servo at about $55.

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And keep reading this thread. There is a lot of good setup information here.
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Just noted that you indicated a Hitec servo; but, I am not aware that they have a properly sized "mini" steering servo for WGT cars (or any pan car). You want the output shaft of the servo to be dead center in the chassis...It's a big deal.

At a minimum, consider upgrading to a Futaba S9650 mini servo at about $55.

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I have the Hitec 225 mini servo. It seems to fit ok.
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I have the Hitec 225 mini servo. It seems to fit ok.
Just looked the 225 up and it should work.

Also edited one of my posts above about the spring washer you described. See it in CAPS.

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I have the Hitec 225 mini servo. It seems to fit ok.
I've been reluctant to say anything about Hitec servos until now, as a couple of years ago, I picked up a used Gen X 12 that the previous owner had installed a HS 225 MG servo in the car. The car was essentially New and never run before. I quickly found out that the servo would NOT return to center accuratly after turning a corner, which made me look like an idiot as a driver!

Bill is right in recommending the Futaba S9650 or the JR 3650. There are several inexpensive servos to choose from as well as the more Hi-end servos. To my knowledge, Hitec to this day, does not offer a mini servo with acceptable performance and steering response and accuracy is very important!
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I've been reluctant to say anything about Hitec servos until now, as a couple of years ago, I picked up a used Gen X 12 that the previous owner had installed a HS 225 MG servo in the car. The car was essentially New and never run before. I quickly found out that the servo would NOT return to center accuratly after turning a corner, which made me look like an idiot as a driver!

Bill is right in recommending the Futaba S9650 or the JR 3650. There are several inexpensive servos to choose from as well as the more Hi-end servos. To my knowledge, Hitec to this day, does not offer a mini servo with acceptable performance and steering response and accuracy is very important!
+1 But, you said it way mo better...LOL
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Thanks Bill, That is the Slapmaster thrust bearing. As for the servo,if it dos'nt work I will try the Futaba you recomended but I figure i'll at least give it a shot. I know a few years back there servos were junk but i've been running them in my 1/10 buggy and SC truck for about a year and they have been great. Fingers crossed
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Seriously Erik, don't even bother running that servo! It could windup making you "Hate" what should be a very positive 1st experience "Wheeling a WGT" That servo is really that Bad........
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