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Old 12-22-2012, 05:48 PM   #1981
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Just finished up building my t4. Went together as well as any other x ray I've built. The car seems to have some nice features such as the new motor mount and definitely the servo mount. We'll see how it compares to my bd7. I'm starting with Paul's Cleveland setup with a few tweaks such as 1k in the rear diff and different Ackerman settings.
Just make sure you put the motor mount together and tighten it in the correct order like the manual say's.

Otherwise you'll join the list of people who strip gears every 10s because they've not done what they were told.

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Just finished up building my t4. Went together as well as any other x ray I've built. The car seems to have some nice features such as the new motor mount and definitely the servo mount. We'll see how it compares to my bd7. I'm starting with Paul's Cleveland setup with a few tweaks such as 1k in the rear diff and different Ackerman settings.
Just have to ask why you would change things without running them first? A great racer once told me "sometimes a setup is 1 change away from being a bag of a$$."
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Shawn and Blake.

Thanks for your help today. You guys are truly a class act and an asset to the hobby we all love so much. Hope to see you guys again at HTO. Merry Christmas!

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Just have to ask why you would change things without running them first? A great racer once told me "sometimes a setup is 1 change away from being a bag of a$$."
In Mackie's defense, 2k oil in the rear diff at Mikes has never worked in a xray car. He will know tmw if he made a mistake or not.
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Just make sure you put the motor mount together and tighten it in the correct order like the manual say's.

Otherwise you'll join the list of people who strip gears every 10s because they've not done what they were told.

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In Mackie's defense, 2k oil in the rear diff at Mikes has never worked in a xray car. He will know tmw if he made a mistake or not.
Thanks Chris. You're welcome to drive my car this weekend if yours isn't built yet.
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Just because I'm lazy, what holes are everyone using on the body posts for a ms6?
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Just make sure you put the motor mount together and tighten it in the correct order like the manual say's.

Otherwise you'll join the list of people who strip gears every 10s because they've not done what they were told.

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I respect everything you post here as it is usually the most thought out and practical answer, but please don't generalise why people are having issues with the spur stripping.

My personal experience has shown the motor has been moving causing one spur to strip and lucky I didn't strip another. I am still to find why this is happening as I have assembled and tightened the mount in the correct order, and I have checked the motor screws being able to screw in enough to tighten sufficiently; I cannot tighten the screws any tighter than I have, yet the motor still moves.
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I respect everything you post here as it is usually the most thought out and practical answer, but please don't generalise why people are having issues with the spur stripping.

My personal experience has shown the motor has been moving causing one spur to strip and lucky I didn't strip another. I am still to find why this is happening as I have assembled and tightened the mount in the correct order, and I have checked the motor screws being able to screw in enough to tighten sufficiently; I cannot tighten the screws any tighter than I have, yet the motor still moves.
Personally, I have been using 3x8mm cap screws (you need a 2.5mm hex driver for this) and a washer underneath it. You'll be able to apply lots of torque, and the motor doesn't move. Hope that helps
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My personal experience has shown the motor has been moving causing one spur to strip and lucky I didn't strip another. I am still to find why this is happening as I have assembled and tightened the mount in the correct order, and I have checked the motor screws being able to screw in enough to tighten sufficiently; I cannot tighten the screws any tighter than I have, yet the motor still moves.
Are you saying the motor is slipping on the motor mount, or is the mount itself moving?

If the motor is slipping in the mount try taking an M3 washer, put it on a file and drag it across it with the tip of your finger, just enough to break the glaze off the washer's surface. That will significantly inprove the grip and improve the holding power of the torque applied.
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Just finished up building my t4. Went together as well as any other x ray I've built. The car seems to have some nice features such as the new motor mount and definitely the servo mount. We'll see how it compares to my bd7. I'm starting with Paul's Cleveland setup with a few tweaks such as 1k in the rear diff and different Ackerman settings.
Really curious about the comparison as I considered switching to yokomo. It would be interesting to see if the cars perform differently in different classes, i.e. if one of them does better in modified than in stock.

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I respect everything you post here as it is usually the most thought out and practical answer, but please don't generalise why people are having issues with the spur stripping.

My personal experience has shown the motor has been moving causing one spur to strip and lucky I didn't strip another. I am still to find why this is happening as I have assembled and tightened the mount in the correct order, and I have checked the motor screws being able to screw in enough to tighten sufficiently; I cannot tighten the screws any tighter than I have, yet the motor still moves.
OK, point taken.
It's just strange that when I asked around in the pits at a big event a couple of weeks back (100 drivers and LOTS of T4's), Only one person knew of anyone who had stripped a spur, and that was after a massive crash.

Are you running 48dp or 64dp?

Could there be a small piece of crud stuck in between a couple of the teeth?
Have you tightened the nut up very tight, or just enough?

Are your spur gears truly round or is there a manufacturing problem?
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Shawn and Blake.

Thanks for your help today. You guys are truly a class act and an asset to the hobby we all love so much. Hope to see you guys again at HTO. Merry Christmas!

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Were they able to solve your problems? What was the cause?
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Shawn and Blake.

Thanks for your help today. You guys are truly a class act and an asset to the hobby we all love so much. Hope to see you guys again at HTO. Merry Christmas!

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