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Old 11-22-2007, 09:49 AM   #5626
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Fiberglass discs are easy to keep like new. When they glaze over, just take some 600 grit wet dry sand paper, spray some motor spray on it, and rub away until the paper is dry. This gets rid of any glazing but doesn't take off much material. You will want to double check your pad setting just in case though. I needed to tighten up just a touch once after 5 or 6 times.
This is what I do and works great .
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Old 11-22-2007, 10:40 AM   #5627
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I haven't had much luck with my stock brake disks...they disintegrated after a few gallon. I installed Avid disks and they have been working awesome and brake fade is minimal.
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I haven't had much luck with my stock brake disks...they disintegrated after a few gallon. I installed Avid disks and they have been working awesome and brake fade is minimal.
What do you mean they disintegrated? Like, they fell apart? Or crumbled/flaked apart?
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Old 11-22-2007, 12:45 PM   #5629
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i'm looking for tips as to remove the flywheel from the engine i have the nut removed and the the flywheel still aint budging any help is appreciated
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i'm looking for tips as to remove the flywheel from the engine i have the nut removed and the the flywheel still aint budging any help is appreciated
use a screwdriver and pop it off
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Old 11-22-2007, 01:24 PM   #5631
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i'm looking for tips as to remove the flywheel from the engine i have the nut removed and the the flywheel still aint budging any help is appreciated
Pictured is a Craftsman generic puller. It works fine for me. There are also 1 or 2 other RC companies that make/sell specific pullers for flywheels. I know you can see them on A-Mainhobbies.
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Old 11-22-2007, 05:21 PM   #5632
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What do you mean they disintegrated? Like, they fell apart? Or crumbled/flaked apart?
The fiberglass layers flaked apart. If I still have them, i'll take a picture of them. Can't remember off hand if both did or not.
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i'm looking for tips as to remove the flywheel from the engine i have the nut removed and the the flywheel still aint budging any help is appreciated
Head down to your local AutoZone or Pepboys and ask for a battery terminal puller. They are like $5.
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Old 11-22-2007, 06:03 PM   #5634
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Stock Losi brake disks after like 4 gallon...

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Old 11-22-2007, 07:46 PM   #5635
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Stock Losi brake disks after like 4 gallon...

damn and I thought mine where bad!

thanks for the imput guys hopefully get it sorted as we've got the National champs overhere in 4weeks time

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Old 11-22-2007, 09:21 PM   #5636
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I have a race this weekend and while putting in new clutch bearings i missed placed the shim that goes agianst the clutch nut and the rear clutch bell bearing.....will the bearings last thru the weekend without it?
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Old 11-22-2007, 10:07 PM   #5637
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I have a race this weekend and while putting in new clutch bearings i missed placed the shim that goes agianst the clutch nut and the rear clutch bell bearing.....will the bearings last thru the weekend without it?
FIND THAT SHIM!! J/K. Make sure that the CB is not rubbing on the flywheel. Make sure the gear mesh is set well. As long as these are set correctly, you should be ok. Also make sure the CB and the spur gear are aligned as well as you can.
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Will the extra 2mm on the hex bolts for the wheels make that much difference in the handeling of the car? I m sure its been covered on here but dont have time to search it......thanks
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Will the extra 2mm on the hex bolts for the wheels make that much difference in the handeling of the car? I m sure its been covered on here but dont have time to search it......thanks
Are you referring to the extended hexes? It will make a difference but ends up coming down to how you prefer the buggy to handle. Some people use them and some don't. If you're interested, try them and report back. From what I've heard it takes away some steering and edginess, making for more stability on rough tracks.
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I use the mugen 2mm wheel hex's. I calms the car down when the traction is low. When its sticky though, and the car is tight, ill switch back to the stock losi hex's to get the steering back.
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