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Old 05-21-2007, 11:06 PM   #3631
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I still use the power switch. What about everybody else?

I'm going on gallon 7 and never have greased the CVDs. I figured it would attract too much dirt. Around gallon 4 my front set screw did come undone. Red loctite and heavy duty heatshrink that has adhesive inside. It has not moved. I am about to replace the front CVD and outdrive into the front diff. I can't believe the CVD and drive have lasted this long with no maintenance. Chalk one up for the 8ight on durability.
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Beware of certain on/off switch's. There are tall and short one's. I had a regular size airtronic's in my 8 and it pinched the wire's coming in from the servo and transponder. If you can, find a short height switch. like the one's the rtr come's with. And becarefull when you install switch's with the extra lead(charging jack) it's tight but it will fit. Take your time and and organize the wire's and you'll be able to "set and forget".
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Old 05-22-2007, 03:05 AM   #3633
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i for one do not use a switch, i just plug in direct.
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Old 05-22-2007, 03:12 AM   #3634
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OMG!! I just looked up how much the JR connectors are--$10 for four leads. That's more than the dam Deans Ultras. Well, at least I can't say a one dollar piece kept me out of the action.
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Old 05-22-2007, 03:51 AM   #3635
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Oh yeah, has anyone had problems with the clunk in the fuel tank falling off? I can't think of a good way to keep the bronze filter attached to the nipple in the fuel line. My last attempt was CA glue. it stayed on for two weekends.
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Thumbs up I have some info.....

I don't use switches either. They are very prone to failures and me leaving them on. The latter being the bigest reason.

I use the CVD covers from A-Main. They do work good. I cleaned my CVDs out real good and used a little red loctite and they were good to go. I saw the condoms and had to get them. Great product!

Clunk?? You need to replace your fuel line and make sure it is cut straight.

Thanks for the servo horn info.

I want to drive your truck Carl. That thing looks awesome. Haven't driven truck in a while.

I like pancake bunnies too!

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Old 05-22-2007, 08:45 AM   #3637
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CVD "condoms" are the way to go!

Tex-Where did you see Carls truck? Now I have to go searching.

I was thinking about putting a fuel filter on as I havent already but would like some opinions and if yes which one(s), Do I want one with the resonator thingy in it?
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Oh yeah, has anyone had problems with the clunk in the fuel tank falling off? I can't think of a good way to keep the bronze filter attached to the nipple in the fuel line. My last attempt was CA glue. it stayed on for two weekends.
Mine did the same thing from new. Soldering it did the trick.
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Old 05-22-2007, 12:19 PM   #3639
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does anybody know if the protek or commonsense lipo rx packs amain is selling fir in the 8 rx box with no mods
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get a set of calipers and measure the box, then look at the specs on amain.
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does anybody know if the protek or commonsense lipo rx packs amain is selling fir in the 8 rx box with no mods
Use a metric conversion chart. google "metric conversion chart" And no, we won't wipe your nose either...
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Im just showing off...hehe..A great pic from a great photographer Tad, from Tulsa Racing Club.

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Mine did the same thing from new. Soldering it did the trick.
Did you get it right on the first try? I never thought of that. Plus I suck at sodering. I'm going to find out though.
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Im just showing off...hehe..A great pic from a great photographer Tad, from Tulsa Racing Club.
FreeFallMarine--Nice, "The Swirl" Hey, do you run the aluminum rear bearing inserts? I bought a set of the plastic ones and gave them to my cousin because hes got tons of 7075 and he said he is gonna make me a set. Hopefully they come out alright because Im trying to smooth out the rear a little bit.
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FreeFallMarine--Nice, "The Swirl" Hey, do you run the aluminum rear bearing inserts? I bought a set of the plastic ones and gave them to my cousin because hes got tons of 7075 and he said he is gonna make me a set. Hopefully they come out alright because Im trying to smooth out the rear a little bit.
I don't have the aluminum insert's. Im waiting for them to get out of backorder. I did however get 2 set's of the plastic. Ill just keep an eye out till i see some play in the rear diff. Im surprised no one else has aftermarket insert's for sale yet.
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