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Old 03-25-2005, 05:24 PM   #9196
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It's not reversible, but if you clean out the oneway grease and "relube" it with JB weld or some other strong epoxy you will have a spool within a couple hours.
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Old 03-25-2005, 05:32 PM   #9197
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Hmm dont have any epoxy anything. I have ca and shoe goo. Do you have any recipes for those ingredients?

PS. When dealing with the rear diff. A more free spinning rear diff allows the rear end to be looser or hard gripping around the corners? I cant remember.
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Old 03-25-2005, 05:51 PM   #9198
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I don't think either of those will hold. You may need to go to the store and get some epoxy or JB weld (even better). As far as the diff - looser will give more traction.
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Old 03-25-2005, 05:54 PM   #9199
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Kewl thanks. Concerning the oneway i likely to experiment with drilling two holes and bolting the halves toget like the store bought spool (mi2). The only thing im concerned about is the placement of the holes if they are not counter balanced. I'm sure that there are markings on the plastic that i can use but if not :-(


Oppps. thats not going to work. I hope the lhs has one i can purchase because this loose thing is not working out inmy favor.

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Old 03-26-2005, 07:43 AM   #9200
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Hi, i recently acquired an mi2, slightly used, so i didn't have the oppurtunity to build it myself, and i have some questions that i hope you guys can help me with :

first, i wanted to rebuild the rear diff and re-lube the trust bearing, but i couldn't get the clip out, is there any tips you guys can give me to help me remove the trust bearing?

second, my car is already set-up with a front spool, and from driving a car similarly set-up to mine, it seems the mi2, has little initial turn-in but tremendous steering on-power exiting the turns... i was thinking of removing the front and rear spacers to lower the roll centers, and putting anti-dive and anti-squat on the rear... any comments?

third, the body vibrates when using the stock body mounts on the rear, when we use a modified motor... any fixes to the problem?


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Old 03-26-2005, 11:06 AM   #9201
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On the diff clip, you'll need to get retainer ring pliers and you'll need to make sure you get ones that are small enough to fit.

As far as getting more turn in, take the front riser plate out and put 1mm shims in instead. This will lower the front roll center and make the car more aggressive on entry. Leave the rear riser plate in and you may also want to add some 1mm shims to the front arm mounts on the rear suspension to give it a little anti-squat. This should also make the car a little more aggressive going in and will let the car square up better coming out of the corner.

I've never had the body vibrate but you may want to get some thin foam pads that you can stick to the inside of the body around the post holes.

Hole this helps.
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Old 03-26-2005, 11:34 PM   #9202
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Thanks... i'll try it out this tuesday...

... one question, why put 1mm shims? couldn't i just lower it to the chassis? thnx
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Old 03-27-2005, 04:49 AM   #9203
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If you are sure that your body is not vibrating because something on the car is mis aligned or that you have a cracked wheel or something you may wan to try using the short body mounts that attach to the shock mounts instead of the stock ones. These are much short and should reduce how much your body vibrates due to the shorter monts. Talk to the guys at schumacher to find out where you can get thoses.
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In one of the speed packs that has the assorted 'o' rings there are several small black ones which fit neatly on top of the standard body mount post. Just the thing to stop unwanted body vibration.

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Thanks... i'll try it out this tuesday...

... one question, why put 1mm shims? couldn't i just lower it to the chassis? thnx
No prblem that's what we're here for.

The stock plate is 2mm. Taking it out and putting 1mm shims will only lower it half way. You can try and lower it to the chassis but I've always found the to give it too much turn in. Way too agressive. Only dropping it 1mm is where I'd start. Make fine adjustments to see what happens. If it's not enough, go all the way to the chassis. The only time I like to make drastic changes and go to the extreme on an adjustment is if I'm not sure what it will do to begin with. That way I can really tell what it's done to the car easily and back off from there to fine tune it.
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Had a blast yesterday running Mo's car. That garage door opener Tekin speedo was actually pretty darn smooth. This MI2 is pretty nice. You keep hearing it and I keep saying it....LOL
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hey dudes,

sorry for the rude interruption, but i thought i'd notify you guys that i've got these schumacher items up for sale here on tech:

- teemu chassis, prepped, never run
- front one way, new, never run
- front spool, new, never run

my mi-2 should hit the track soon, but i won't need the above items with foam tires on the rug.

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Hey seaball....Really looking forward to seeing your Mi2 project car
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