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Old 10-11-2006, 06:52 AM   #16336
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hey guys, i was wondering whats the size of the wheel nuts on the car?
i wana order my tool before i get the car
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Old 10-11-2006, 07:43 AM   #16337
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7mm wheel nuts.
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Old 10-11-2006, 07:55 AM   #16338
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Don't get that confused with 4mm thread
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Old 10-11-2006, 12:00 PM   #16339
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Don't get that confused with 4mm thread
We have the regionals this weekend so we'll have some good news to repaort after it's all said and done. Weylin almost scared me into retirement....LOL
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We have the regionals this weekend so we'll have some good news to repaort after it's all said and done. Weylin almost scared me into retirement....LOL
..umm ...I don't think Weylin was the one people were scared of
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Old 10-11-2006, 01:08 PM   #16341
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hi is there any mods the team drivers do to the ec wen they build it to race?
atm i have the carpet shock towers no spacers on the diff/spool/layshaft gear
ceramic berings on the layshaft ti screws and i have the pro 4 shock collers on order is there any more?
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p.s i feel like this thread is dieing lol so liven it up lmo
oh and i nearly forgot i run 27t stock and i have taken all the belt tensoneres out lol

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Old 10-11-2006, 01:44 PM   #16342
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I don't think it is leveling off any. Lots of good info from many of the regulars if you just post to them............they will answer to the best of their knowledge.

I would say that when building the car the first time you should take it slow and make sure it is built correctly the first time. This gives you a good base to make changes off the car if it is built correctly.
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Old 10-11-2006, 02:06 PM   #16343
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i have the pro 4 shock collers on order is there any more?
Matt, where did you order the collers from?
i need some

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Old 10-11-2006, 03:15 PM   #16344
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hi is there any mods the team drivers do to the ec wen they build it to race?
atm i have the carpet shock towers no spacers on the diff/spool/layshaft gear
ceramic berings on the layshaft ti screws and i have the pro 4 shock collers on order is there any more?
thanks
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p.s i feel like this thread is dieing lol so liven it up lmo
oh and i nearly forgot i run 27t stock and i have taken all the belt tensoneres out lol
What do you mean no spacers on the layshaft/spool? There should be 1 shim on either side of the diff/spool inside of the bearing. The instructions say 2 shims but that'll make it too tight. The shims that go on the ends of the layshaft are needed too. Just make sure everything is built straight, and like wyd said take your time. Also, with the stock CVD's, I'd suggest you rebuild them before you install them to make sure their built right. Use blue thread lock on the set screw and don't tighten down too tight. The coupling being hollow doesn't support the pin as well as the new ones that were just released. So if you over tighten the set screw, it can crack the pin without you even knowing. The CVD will come apart on the track even without hitting anything.
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What do you mean no spacers on the layshaft/spool? There should be 1 shim on either side of the diff/spool inside of the bearing. The instructions say 2 shims but that'll make it too tight. The shims that go on the ends of the layshaft are needed too. Just make sure everything is built straight, and like wyd said take your time. Also, with the stock CVD's, I'd suggest you rebuild them before you install them to make sure their built right. Use blue thread lock on the set screw and don't tighten down too tight. The coupling being hollow doesn't support the pin as well as the new ones that were just released. So if you over tighten the set screw, it can crack the pin without you even knowing. The CVD will come apart on the track even without hitting anything.
I do use the spacer on the layshaft, but I don't use the shims on the diff at all.
Without them there is 0.15mm of play, the shims are 0.2mm thick, so I haven't bothered.

The last CVD i checked had the grub screw so tight it broke my 1.5mm hex driver

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Matt, where did you order the collers from?
i need some

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I believe that I got mine from Tower They are a little tight at first but after they break in they're just fine.
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..umm ...I don't think Weylin was the one people were scared of
So what are you saying
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Old 10-12-2006, 07:19 AM   #16348
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Matt, where did you order the collers from?
i need some

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ordered from models in motion i belive the no is hp3005 or somthing lol

i have no shims and on the actual diff were the spacers are there is none lol
i dont use any riser plates apart from the whishbone 1's lol
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Matt, where did you order the collers from?
i need some

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just rang up there gettin an order in tommorow so if u order now theyll post tommorow
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ordered from models in motion i belive the no is hp3005 or somthing lol
Cheers Matt,

Order number is hp30004 if anyone else needs it.

Also found them at kev's racing bits (a little cheaper too)


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