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Old 01-21-2007, 04:18 PM   #1501
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I put another 1/2 a gallon thru mine today & I am amazed at how tough this thing is. We have a front stright with a small jump before the sweeper at the end. I was hacked just before the car took off from the jump. The car hit full speed into a fence post. Nothing broke.
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I put another 1/2 a gallon thru mine today & I am amazed at how tough this thing is. We have a front stright with a small jump before the sweeper at the end. I was hacked just before the car took off from the jump. The car hit full speed into a fence post. Nothing broke.
I hit and bent the hell out of a steel sawhorse at full speed yesterday, and there isn't even a scratch on the car from it.
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Call me tomorrow at T&T. I'll measure my shim in my shock since they are due for a rebuild anyways. The shim tightens up the fit of the oring. Seals them up nice and tight.
When are you going to drive that thing?

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Old 01-21-2007, 08:55 PM   #1504
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need help please!!!!! when i put the front diff cases together, the gears have a really bad mesh, makes a clicking sound, or even really bound up, can someone please help explain what i'm doing wrong
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Old 01-21-2007, 08:56 PM   #1505
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This may be a repost but i just saw that there was a split center diff mount.

http://tkocompetitiondev.com/shop/pr...roducts_id=298

looks very nice.....it should make access to the center diff a snap.
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Old 01-21-2007, 09:31 PM   #1506
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need help please!!!!! when i put the front diff cases together, the gears have a really bad mesh, makes a clicking sound, or even really bound up, can someone please help explain what i'm doing wrong
I noticed this also. It meshes better if you push the pinoin gear from the inside towards the driveshaft and the drive shaft coupling towards the gear. Little end play of the pinoin shaft. Then the pinoin gear will not be too tight on the ring gear.
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Old 01-21-2007, 09:55 PM   #1507
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I just installed one of these:



Testing to begin on Saturday. I've been using the motor mount for the last two weeks, makes clutch maintainance very quick and easy. This should make swapping center diff fluid alot easier.
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need help please!!!!! when i put the front diff cases together, the gears have a really bad mesh, makes a clicking sound, or even really bound up, can someone please help explain what i'm doing wrong
Install pinion into case half first and push it in as far as it will go, then on the other side install your cvd flush against the bearing and lock the set screw down. This will ensure free play between pinion and ring gear. Next time you have it apart you more than likely wont have to do this. Yeah just like cornerspeed said above... Guess I should have read further....


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Old 01-22-2007, 01:29 AM   #1509
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I just installed one of these:



Testing to begin on Saturday. I've been using the motor mount for the last two weeks, makes clutch maintainance very quick and easy. This should make swapping center diff fluid alot easier.
That looks nice! Are the halfs pinned for alignment when you clamp it together? That may have to go on my upgrade list.

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Old 01-22-2007, 07:34 AM   #1510
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I just installed one of these:



Testing to begin on Saturday. I've been using the motor mount for the last two weeks, makes clutch maintainance very quick and easy. This should make swapping center diff fluid alot easier.

Have a link to the mfg site?


Edit: nevermind, found it.... $$ cha-ching
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Old 01-22-2007, 07:39 AM   #1511
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My diffs done that as well. It almost felt like a burr was on one of the gears. I read way in the past of this forum where it takes some breaking in period. I left it alone and ran it. It feels and sounds much better. People I have spoke with said it will take almost a gallon of fuel to free the buggy up.
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thanks for everyones' input, i tried everything. but still have some bad clicking, it seems that if the screws are a little loose, it quiets up, but then there is a gap for small debris to get it
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Old 01-22-2007, 07:45 AM   #1513
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I just installed one of these:



Testing to begin on Saturday. I've been using the motor mount for the last two weeks, makes clutch maintainance very quick and easy. This should make swapping center diff fluid alot easier.

How much does it weigh? (compaird to the stock parts)
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When you guys are measuring ride height, are you dropping it from a few inches up then measuring or setting down and letting weight of the car go down then measure?
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Pick the buggy up off the ground and drop it a foot or two off the table to measure ride height. You want the shocks to rebound like it would on the track. This will give you the true ride height.

I like the springs between the brake pads like the Jammin has. Good idea.
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