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Old 04-24-2007, 12:32 PM   #3121
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I had my first big failure with the 8 this weekend after 6 months & about 12 gallons. For the last few weeks I've been running a new C6 & this weekend I stripped the rear ring & pinion gears. Not a big deal but I thought I would let you guys all know.
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Old 04-24-2007, 12:52 PM   #3122
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Satoch-How do you like the ACE servos?Any problems yet?
I have raced nearly every weekend for over a year and have had no problems in either the buggy or truggy. I couldn't be happier. All of my servo problems ended the day I got rid of my Airtronics 357 & 358 and went Ace DS1313 & DS1015 on throttle/brake and steering respectively. The 2000mah li-po pack is a godsend also.
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Old 04-24-2007, 02:35 PM   #3123
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Now im having trouble getting it started,i got a brand new glow plug. Could the low idle be to rich ? im new to nitro so bare with me. it seems to be flooded.
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Old 04-24-2007, 02:53 PM   #3124
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Now im having trouble getting it started,i got a brand new glow plug. Could the low idle be to rich ? im new to nitro so bare with me. it seems to be flooded.
Take the glow plug out - put it in the igniter and make sure its glowing good. Might just have dead/low batteries.
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Old 04-24-2007, 02:59 PM   #3125
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well it glows. everything is new.its probably not tuned correctly.but it ran great yesterday until the thr. servo went out.
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Old 04-24-2007, 03:32 PM   #3126
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OK its running and im getting a handle on it
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Old 04-24-2007, 03:38 PM   #3127
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any answers why i can't get my clutch bell off, everything spins free, yes the screw is out, but the darn won't budge. only raced one day with the car and i love this thing
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Old 04-24-2007, 04:07 PM   #3128
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any answers why i can't get my clutch bell off, everything spins free, yes the screw is out, but the darn won't budge. only raced one day with the car and i love this thing
After a bit off use, the rear bearing sits tighter on both shaft & in the bell. Stick the blade of a thin hobby-knife in between the rear-end of the bell and the flywheel, then rotate & wiggle the bell a little while tilting the blade outwards Ps. Dont stick the blade so far in that it gets behind the clutch-shoes!
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Old 04-24-2007, 07:42 PM   #3129
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following my post on the previous page somebody posted Rich's setup. This is very helpful advice to those who are having servo issues in the 8ight. Follow Rich's guidlines to a T from start to finish. Also I've found that the OFNA brake seperator springs between the brake pads help out also with brake cam binding. Use a throttle return band and when your car is at neutral on the stand you shouldn't hear any noise or humming from your servo...
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Old 04-24-2007, 07:54 PM   #3130
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lookin at getting an 8 or 8t what are the most common broken parts and how durable would you say they are for someone racing for the first time
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Old 04-24-2007, 08:49 PM   #3131
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I've only broke tirod ends.. two as a matter of fact.. very durable
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Old 04-24-2007, 09:25 PM   #3132
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8T should be a little easier to drive
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Old 04-25-2007, 08:41 AM   #3133
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Does anybody use the Robinson Racing Clutch Bell(Extra Hard), and the 48t spur gear(extra wide)? Can I just switch with stock without any problems?
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:19 AM   #3134
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The stock setup works great, no need to change it.
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:20 AM   #3135
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I am going to start putting the kit together tonight. Any last tips for me? I have the steps for the throttle setup, but any tips for the diffs, if any?

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