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Old 04-29-2008, 08:54 PM   #1
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I recently found that after running on the track for any length of time, my brakes begin to fade badly on my Turmoil Pro. Is there any aftermarket discs and/or pads that will fit on this buggy and what do you recommend. Thanks for any help.
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From what I have heard these discs are pretty good,

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/2546

As far as pads, I just use the stock ones... Haven't tried anything else...
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Good Q. I have one to. I never had any trouble with the breaks but I would some day like to get rid of the pads. So I would just peel the pads and get a measurement of the outer diameter of the disc and get some thing like this.

http://www.racers-edge.com/store/cus...me.php?cat=488
Or Amain they have a lot of different ones on there to.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/advanced...%20disc/page/1
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Hmmm... those Thunder Tiger disks are an interesting concept. Not sure if that works or is just hype, but the concept is interesting.

Also, Craddock disks are great too!

I am pretty sure the Losi disks fit your buggy... the diff cases I know for sure interchange, and I think the rest do too, meaning the outdrives, which are what the disks fit on...

I don't know what the stock setup is on your buggy... are the front and rear disks the same size, or bigger in the front like the Losi? 1 disk or 2? Metal disks with composite pads, or composite disks with metal pads?

If they are the same size, and IF there is room, try doubling up... run 2 disks and 3 pads on the front, leave the rear a single, if you only have 1 front disk. (and use the disks like the Losi or Craddock ones- composite disks with metal pads.) Set the brakes up with a pad, then a disk, then a pad, then a disk, then a pad. You might need longer screws. My bud did this to his Jammin, works great. (My nice lightweight Losi has plenty of brakes stock... )

Note I said do this on the front... unless you run more rear bias to slide the car around corners, the front brakes are most of your stopping power.

Hope this helps!
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Old 05-01-2008, 06:38 PM   #5
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Hello,
Thanks guys for all the info. Is anyone 100% sure of any other brand (losi, mugen, kyosho, etc.) discs or pads that will fit my Turmoil Pro. I want to go ahead and order some things but want to make sure that I am getting the correct parts. THANKS!
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I forgot earlier, actually Sportwerks has an option part to put "quad" brakes on it! I had them and they were fabulous! SWK9194
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anything that fits a mugen will fit the sportwerks. so i would look for the avid mugen brakes. there quad break setup is great till it gets anything on it save your money and get craddock brakes
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I forgot earlier, actually Sportwerks has an option part to put "quad" brakes on it! I had them and they were fabulous! SWK9194
Thats a hot tip thanks. I may pick those up if I keep this kit. I've had no reason to try any thing else really but if I keep it those may be nice?
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Can I use this quad brakes in a Turmoil ?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/4564
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Can I use this quad brakes in a Turmoil ?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/4564
That will work. If you test them let us know how they work.?
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I just bought and waiting for deliver.
Iīll post news asap.
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Perfect !!! Itīs a great hop up.
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Perfect !!! Itīs a great hop up.
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