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Old 11-23-2003, 08:30 PM   #6961
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I need some help with the steering blocks on my tc3 I have had nothing but trouble with the ball stud coming loose that goes through the carrier and into the steering block I have had too many new sets of steering blocks on the car and tried a set from dynamite only to find them to be manufactured to sloppy.

has anybody had trouble with this?

any other steering blocks to try?

thanks in advance

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Old 11-23-2003, 08:39 PM   #6962
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Old 11-23-2003, 08:41 PM   #6963
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Try some locktite
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Old 11-23-2003, 08:44 PM   #6964
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I have tried the locktite and had the same trouble

not tried the Losi knuckles yet I will soon though

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Old 11-23-2003, 08:50 PM   #6965
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Are you tightening the stud all the way or leaving it loose for freeplay.
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I need some help with the steering blocks on my tc3 I have had nothing but trouble with the ball stud coming loose that goes through the carrier and into the steering block I have had too many new sets of steering blocks on the car and tried a set from dynamite only to find them to be manufactured to sloppy.

has anybody had trouble with this?

any other steering blocks to try?

thanks in advance

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run the losi knuckles and your prob will go away,,..
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Old 11-24-2003, 12:33 AM   #6967
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Can someone post part numers of the Losi Knuckles?

Do any other parts have to be changed or do the bearings & carriers fit?

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Old 11-24-2003, 12:44 AM   #6968
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off the top of my head,4degs caster:
Losi A9753 definite.

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losi A9752?

these are the knuckles and hub carriers.u can use either or both without needing to change anything at all(except maybe ur radio settings )
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Old 11-24-2003, 01:06 AM   #6969
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does anyone know where to buy 3914 and 1732 gears
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Old 11-24-2003, 01:10 AM   #6970
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But dont forget that the Losi Knuckels give the car a lot more steering throw which can make it very nervous...
Ive tried them but switched back to the originals.

Ive also had the problem of the ballstud comming loose.
The stud makes a thread in the plastic when it is screwed in for the first time. Everytime you screw the ballstud in again try to find into this thread again. If you dont the thread gets damaged.

If this dos not help try to use a new set of ballstuds. There are some patches of them where the center diameter of the thread is too large.

Ive never had a ballstud comming loose since Ive switched to a new set.

hope this helps...
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devil, what is a 1732 gear? KT Hobbies has both the ring and pinion gear in the 3914 package.
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I need some help with the steering blocks on my tc3 I have had nothing but trouble with the ball stud coming loose that goes through the carrier and into the steering block I have had too many new sets of steering blocks on the car and tried a set from dynamite only to find them to be manufactured to sloppy.

has anybody had trouble with this?

any other steering blocks to try?

thanks in advance

Rodney
A few of my fellow racers have been using Helicoil's in the ae knuckle(the metal threads...) and you never have to replace them again...
I myself have had problems with the Losi, and the ae steering knuckles(somewhat less problems with the Losi knuckles though) and I came to the conclusion that when running the Losi knuckles, it gives a different angle of ackerman. Which creates a different amount of bumpsteer, and makes my car a little more twichey(in all reality, it could make your car push, but this is what I have found on MY car).
I have not had this problem in some time(knock wood), but when it does, I will use the helicoils to fix the problem.
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Old 11-24-2003, 03:01 PM   #6973
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Can someone post part numers of the Losi Knuckles?

Do any other parts have to be changed or do the bearings & carriers fit?

Thanks
You will have to change the front toe on the car when instaling the Losi steering knuckles. If you were to leave it the same, the front would have drastic toe OUT.
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Old 11-24-2003, 03:14 PM   #6974
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does anyone know where to buy 3914 and 1732 gears
Phone book...
then look under hobby...
then find a hobby shop close to you...
call them, and ask for the parts that you need(part numbers help, so that is a good thing)
If they have it, then that is good, and you did not have to go far, but if they DO NOT have the parts, then you might have to check more places to find where they will have the parts.
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Old 11-24-2003, 06:02 PM   #6975
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bubblestc3:
where can i get them helicoils?i dont even know what they look like and how i can install them??
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