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Old 05-16-2017, 10:25 PM   #1426
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On the front of my car i'm using all yokomo bd7 parts. since i can't find parts for this car anymore. arms,hubs steering block and anti roll bar. you just have to add extra spacers at the inner hinge pin.
With a bit of dremel, the TCX C hubs fit in the DETC arms. I have lots of both.
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Old 05-16-2017, 10:26 PM   #1427
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Could you not go up one screw size or try a standard screw thats bigger or even go to a course thread screw. Just suggestions if your stuck for parts.

I know when I'm using machine screws into plastic, I actually use a tap on a new hole. Then when I take a screw out and get ready to put it back in, I'll turn the opposite direction from tightening so the screw kind of jumps the thread, then its starting in the same spot every time, lined up with the threads. This method really saves on the wear and tear of plastic threads. If its a case of over tightening, well then, I got nothing.
I tried using the screws for the Spec R but they are too big. I might try to fit a TCX diff since they're both 39 teeth. Or I can just be a little more careful.
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:32 PM   #1428
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Sounds like the kit will be okay for just parking lot bashing then. I'm gonna get it
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Old 05-18-2017, 08:56 AM   #1429
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Sounds like the kit will be okay for just parking lot bashing then. I'm gonna get it
Yeah its a good car. Easy to drive too! The only real issue I had with the V1 car was the steering hub plastic seems a bit soft and the screws were coming out all the time.
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Yeah its a good car. Easy to drive too! The only real issue I had with the V1 car was the steering hub plastic seems a bit soft and the screws were coming out all the time.
The V1 steering hub plastic is garbage.
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Does anyone have a spare roller for sale or chassis?Th steel 2mm hex screw on the bottom of my chassis won't come out. Any ideas or helpful tips would be appreciated.

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Dremel and a flat tip screwdriver. Re seal the carbon fiber. Thats all I got.
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Does anyone have a spare roller for sale or chassis?Th steel 2mm hex screw on the bottom of my chassis won't come out. Any ideas or helpful tips would be appreciated.
Hope you didn't use loctite on the chassis screws.
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Does anyone have a spare roller for sale or chassis?Th steel 2mm hex screw on the bottom of my chassis won't come out. Any ideas or helpful tips would be appreciated.
Depending on which screw is wrecked, you may get it out if you take the other screw out, you may have to disassemble the car more than you want to, but then you can rotate the part the screw goes into which will loosen the screw in most cases.

I also saw a video where a guy put a elastic band over the bad screw hole and then put the wrench tip in and it was enough to get the screw out. I haven't tried this myself, but on my next wrecked screw i'm going to try it.
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Does anyone have a spare roller for sale or chassis?Th steel 2mm hex screw on the bottom of my chassis won't come out. Any ideas or helpful tips would be appreciated.
I do to my cars what Johnny wishbone is recommending. Take the car apart around the affected part as much as possible, and if you can get it to the point of only the bad screw, then just rotate the part loose and every time I had that issue it worked. I never had to resort to the dremel tool.

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