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Old 01-07-2007, 05:07 PM   #6601
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I was running a BMI chassis on medium bite carpet. I bounced off the corners and slammed into the boards. I tried running the servo saver alittle loose, but the treads are just so thin! I broke one with not even a scratch on the body. It really wasnt a hard hit. The suspension was strait and the car was un-tweeked.
I have gone through a few of those myself. The only thing I could find to help solve the problem was try not to hit stuff, have a few few spares in my box, and check it before my next runs to ensure it wasnt already broke before a run.
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Old 01-07-2007, 11:14 PM   #6602
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You can find a few things about the Cyclone and option parts in my blog.(below in my sig)
Last update was after yesterday's practice.
Some comments you mind find helpfull.
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Old 01-07-2007, 11:36 PM   #6603
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I've also managed to break a servo saver, and what was more ironic is that my dad did exactly the same thing, at the same meeting with his Pro 4. The threads do seem really thin, but I've only ever broken 1 of them.

A tip if you do break them. Take the spring out of the servo saver and try to thread the collar back on. This will just lock the servo saver up, so it will get you running, just without a servo saver.
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:53 AM   #6604
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It says in the manual to wind the collar up 1.5mm from the start of the threads,surley this isnt rite for all servos?
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Old 01-08-2007, 10:38 AM   #6605
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It says in the manual to wind the collar up 1.5mm from the start of the threads,surley this isnt rite for all servos?
Yeah, but saying that...no matter how hard i tried i couldn't get it on 1.5mm so i just tightened mine until i couldn't anymore
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Old 01-08-2007, 10:55 AM   #6606
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i broke one myself but i still manged to finish the day with that part broke


Mike was lucky i had a spare part for him this past wekend at THE TRACK but he managet to break that one also

he will b stockin up on that now
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Old 01-08-2007, 12:52 PM   #6607
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I've just been thinking, do you guys accross the pond run on permanent tracks (whether they be indoor or outdoor)?

The only tracks i run at (at the moment, considering its piss wet through outside) are temporary indoor tracks, laid down before the meeting and ripped up after. So the track markers aren't as solid hence being much more forigiving.

But if your tracks are a lot more solid maybe the servo saver isn't giving enough and it is braking (which part is breaking exactly? the plastic 'arm'?)

Maybe someone will make a full alluminium servo saver.
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Old 01-08-2007, 12:55 PM   #6608
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Not sure about anyone else, but I broke the bottom of the threads on the purple aluminium part of the servo saver, where the collar threads on.
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Old 01-08-2007, 01:21 PM   #6609
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for those of you not sure exactly what piece we are talking about here you go

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXGNY2&P=7
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Old 01-08-2007, 01:24 PM   #6610
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Yup that's where both of mine broke also. I am also running the Surikarn edition blue one, good luck on finding one of those. That was the first one I broke the other was the purple one. And yes mine broke at the threads also flush with the bearing. If you notice the threaded post is larger after the bearing and it never seems to break there.
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Yup that's where both of mine broke also. I am also running the Surikarn edition blue one, good luck on finding one of those. That was the first one I broke the other was the purple one. And yes mine broke at the threads also flush with the bearing. If you notice the threaded post is larger after the bearing and it never seems to break there.
wow you guys are rough on cars to brake that part
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Old 01-08-2007, 03:25 PM   #6612
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hi
i'm reading this tread regulary here, a lot tips and info here
at this moment i'm building a cyclone moore speed world edition kit

as i read above some people break the sevo saver post..
when building the kit, and more specific, the servo saver.., i was thinking...

is it normal that you must to tighten the the nut on the post so hard

the manual says that this must be 1,5 mm (space end post-nut)
but it's a realy hard job to get it at least at 1mm

i've build many cars, pro1, pro2, pro3, pro4, and now the HB cyclone wce

is this normal and would it affect quicker braking of the post...

thx people
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the manual says that this must be 1,5 mm (space end post-nut)
but it's a realy hard job to get it at least at 1mm
I remember building my Clone and I ended up using a pair of Multi-grips (Channel Locks) to tighten to the correct tension. So yes it is very, very tight, but I'd still do it to the correct tension (1.5mm).
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Moorespeed cyclone 4 sale if anyone is interested.listed in classifieds.
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if some of you are interested in aftermarket parts (spool) for the cyclone, you an have a look here: http://blogsperso.orange.fr/web/jsp/...?blogID=127906

Very high quality parts!!!
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