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Old 05-09-2011, 05:28 PM   #2731
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Skypilot: I wish I was going to be there with you at the Reedy, but lack of preparation on my part is keeping me away this year. I may drive down on Saturday and watch you tear everyone else up. Ramping has just kept me from racing hardly at all since last years Reedy. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help you...
looking forward to seeing you there, I asked if any other Schmacher guys would be there but no replies so I guess its just me (us) again. signed up for the non ramping class but may add the ramping with a second chassis I have. Probably have you be my Tech and car setter downer guy. Thanks
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They shipped today. I'll let you know when they get here.

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cool, I just ordered a couple myself along with some front CVD's everything else I should have spare. come on down to FW this sunday run a pack or two.
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Do i require different length drive shafts to make the gear diff work in the front or rear of the CX? The xray requires 50mm over 52 and im wondering if the schuie is the same? Got them in my bag ready to order but just curious if i should order some short drive shafts? Also does anyone see any benefit of the alloy drive shafts over the steel ones? I have zero wear on my rear shafts in 4 months running but my fronts are getting a bit worn and i have stripped both grub screws trying to get them undone to rebuild? Any tips on getting the grub screws undone on the drive shafts? Is there some sort of factory loctite that is used as it is very frustrating to be honest...
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Benzaah,

Have you tried heating the outdrives to see if that loosens the loctite? A soldering iron should work.

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Old 05-09-2011, 07:18 PM   #2735
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looking forward to seeing you there, I asked if any other Schmacher guys would be there but no replies so I guess its just me (us) again. signed up for the non ramping class but may add the ramping with a second chassis I have. Probably have you be my Tech and car setter downer guy. Thanks
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i cANT MAKEE IT THIS YEAR EITHER. MY TWIN DAUGHTERS GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL FRI NIGHT, AND WE ARE HAVING A GRAD PARTY FOR THEM ON SAT NIGHT. I CAN DRIVE DOWN THERE ON SUN THO. WOULD YOU LIKE TO BORROW MI MI4-CX for your other class?

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cool, I just ordered a couple myself along with some front CVD's everything else I should have spare. come on down to FW this sunday run a pack or two.
I'll be in San Francisco with the wife this weekend, and teaching my sister-in-law to drive the weekend of the 21st. :/

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Old 05-09-2011, 08:08 PM   #2737
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Do i require different length drive shafts to make the gear diff work in the front or rear of the CX? The xray requires 50mm over 52 and im wondering if the schuie is the same? Got them in my bag ready to order but just curious if i should order some short drive shafts? Also does anyone see any benefit of the alloy drive shafts over the steel ones? I have zero wear on my rear shafts in 4 months running but my fronts are getting a bit worn and i have stripped both grub screws trying to get them undone to rebuild? Any tips on getting the grub screws undone on the drive shafts? Is there some sort of factory loctite that is used as it is very frustrating to be honest...
Hi Ben

I will have our diff on Friday, as far as I know they use the same drive shafts as the standard diff.

Use a heat gun on the grub screws before you undo them, they come out easy then

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i cANT MAKEE IT THIS YEAR EITHER. MY TWIN DAUGHTERS GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL FRI NIGHT, AND WE ARE HAVING A GRAD PARTY FOR THEM ON SAT NIGHT. I CAN DRIVE DOWN THERE ON SUN THO. WOULD YOU LIKE TO BORROW MI MI4-CX for your other class?

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thanks for the offer but gonna pass. Friday nite grad party, umm, i might be late for Qual one
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Old 05-09-2011, 11:14 PM   #2739
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A big thankyou to GSM Storm for his help with setting up my CX

Goes oh so much better now!

You're a top bloke Gary...
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Was the 70wt oil tested running mod class and other classes as well.

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Yes mod and 10.5T class.
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skypilot,
will you be here on the sun before the reedy? i hope to race at the club race on sun. mayby see you then?
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:10 AM   #2742
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Sorry if this has been asked a lot before, but im now running an Mi4 (used to run Tamiya 416's)

What other brand of springs work well on the Mi4? I currently have the Schumacher touring car set, but im looking at Hara Black/Grey and HPI when i can find some in stock!

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Anyone fitted the SpecR diff in an LP yet?
Will it fit the LP drive shafts?
Are different blades required?
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Anyone fitted the SpecR diff in an LP yet?
Will it fit the LP drive shafts?
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See my post on the previous page.

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will you be here on the sun before the reedy? i hope to race at the club race on sun. mayby see you then?
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Sat and Sun. prob not racing Sat.
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