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Old 09-27-2003, 02:38 PM   #1
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i was wondering if anyone new of some good ball cups for my steering tie rods. i just rebuilt my front end new balls, new cups everything. anyway i have been using associated parts but i still have slop in my steering. are there any cups and balls i can get that wont have play in them?
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Old 09-27-2003, 03:04 PM   #2
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i'm guessing your running a tc3, i found my xxx-s ones are pretty tight. don't get hpi, and i don't know who makes aftermarket except rpm, haven't tryed those yet though.
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Old 09-27-2003, 03:11 PM   #3
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no TC3, i actually run a 1/10 pan car. i just figured that a TC has more parts in their steering linkage so every bit of play in each component adds up therefor i was thinking that this issue would be more important for TC racers. so i thought maybe somebody might know of some good tight ball and cup manufacturers.thank you,i think i might try the RPM cups
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I like the rpm ballcups, i noticed they do take up some of the slop.
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Old 09-27-2003, 07:12 PM   #5
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I think the losi ballcups are probably the best out there, i believe mip, or rrp makes a stainless steel oversized ballstud for standards cups, that takes up a lot of slop. The other thing that works really well for me is to put o-rings on the ballstud.
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