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Old 06-17-2015, 11:38 PM   #526
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Old 06-22-2015, 06:45 PM   #527
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Hi Guys, I've just finished building my PRO5 and have noticed a lot of play in my steering, looks like its coming from the bell cranks, there is a lot of up and down movement from it not sitting tight up against the crew. Has anyone else experienced this? any solutions? i cant find a shim thats the right size
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That was my only complaint too.

The post is a bit too tall. I filed them down till there was less play.

It's better, but not perfect. Doesn't seem to hurt anything
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Did you get your pro5 in US? If so where?
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Old 06-24-2015, 09:08 PM   #531
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That was my only complaint too.

The post is a bit too tall. I filed them down till there was less play.

It's better, but not perfect. Doesn't seem to hurt anything
Thanks, its very poor I think. everything else is spot on. I aligned it last night on my Hudy station and I cant get it to align properly with the mount of play its got, incorrect readings up to 2 degrees

not happy HPI. I wonder what Andy Moore is doing on his car. surely cant be driving it like that.

p.s you just filed it down? hand file?

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Is the play only in posts being too tall or something in bearings/rack/ball ends sloppy as well?
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yeah just the posts. everything else is good.

the whole bellcrank can move up and down .5mm, amplify that with the whole steering system and its massive.
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yeah just the posts. everything else is good.

the whole bellcrank can move up and down .5mm, amplify that with the whole steering system and its massive.
Are the axle spacers that go between the pin the bearing right size, that could take up some of the slack.
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Is the play only in posts being too tall or something in bearings/rack/ball ends sloppy as well?
What is the ID of the steering post bearing? I imagine you can find a shim set with .1, .2, .3 mm shims in it with the correct diameter.
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:01 AM   #536
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For anyone that has a pro5 and some old purple arm mounts, can you compare if same measurements? Looks like the same other than the pro5 mounts have an alignment pin that goes into the chassis. Wondering if old purple mounts still work on new car.
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For anyone that has a pro5 and some old purple arm mounts, can you compare if same measurements? Looks like the same other than the pro5 mounts have an alignment pin that goes into the chassis. Wondering if old purple mounts still work on new car.

They do not fit, bolt pattern is wider.
However the split inner mounts do fit.
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Cool, thanks Chris
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The split blocks at the rear from TCXX fit but need an extra 0.5mm shim as screw centres to face of block is shorter. We have also run the TCXX option solid blocks for the front/rear instead of the split blocks if we want to reduce chassis flex these again fit fine but need a small adjustment to shimming.
Unfortunately the front/front and rear/rear blocks from TCXX do not fit.

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Old 06-29-2015, 12:42 PM   #540
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Thanks Jason. Now if the kits would only hit the states already!
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