03-04-2013, 07:21 AM
Join Date: Feb 2013
Originally Posted by Marv
Ready or not ---
The steel "pins" in the dog bones and CVD axle shafts are harder steel than the diff cups -
IMAO - 99% of the problem =
Punching it from a dead stop, repeatedly...
Jamming on the brakes, repeatedly...
Ill fitting parts (too much slop)...
All of these are a recipe for unnecessary and premature wear/damage
I had the same problem(s) when I first started racing my HPI Nitro RS4 back in 1999
Unless you learn trigger control =
Replacing the parts just becomes an expensive routine
Hey there marv thanks for the reply...but i think i regret to mention that i'm a drifter, so letting go of the throttle and accelerating after a corner is kinda my thing (throttle control) lol...and i have done the diff shimmering almost immediately when i got my s2, because i noticed that slop issue early on....but the bullet proofing i never thought of that but i will look into it!....also i remember seeing that theres a company that makes dogbone "rubber coverings" that go over the ends of the dogbones to eliminate the wear and tear on the cups....have you heard of this part?...i'm not sure if its RPM who makes them or not...
Edited: I found them marv, the part i was refering too are called shaft cushions...since i'm not as of yet allowed to post url's...you or anyone can look them up
there called "3Racing Universal Shaft Cusion"...there designed for a TA05IFS/TB03 chassis, but i'm wondering if they would fit
....if they do then i think that will eliminate alot of drivers problems when it comes to this issue!...let me know
Last edited by lowlevel21; 03-04-2013 at 07:41 AM.
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