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Old 07-12-2008, 06:41 PM   #31
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After some searching for the 5/12 clutch bearings, Ive come to realize the at these bearings are pretty hard to find in my area. but I have a crap load of 5/10 bearings saved from my old EC clutch. I tried fitting the EC standard 13T bell on the 808 and tried a larger sper to compensate for the smaller bell. I wasn't very comfortable with the mashing and the sper gear was alil too close to the radio tray. SO that didn't work IMO... I found that a HPI Savage 16T clutch bell not only works but is prefect in my scenario because of all the extra 5/10 bearings I have fit and spin freely. To make a long story short... HPI Savage Clutch Bells work awesome in the XrayXB808!!
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the HPI bells are too short IMO....with proper shimming...IE the little washer under the alum shoes they dont cover the shoes enough....ive seen them run with a mm or 2 of shoe showing which is obviously no good....but i guess if u got it working and everythings cover'd...then ur all good.
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Old 07-12-2008, 07:55 PM   #33
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the HPI bells are too short IMO....with proper shimming...IE the little washer under the alum shoes they dont cover the shoes enough....ive seen them run with a mm or 2 of shoe showing which is obviously no good....but i guess if u got it working and everythings cover'd...then ur all good.
dude, this is true but realistically the 1mm is nothing IMO 99.5% of the shoe is still in contact with the bell. I ran the 808 like this all weekend (maybe 3.5hrs in total @ full load) without changing the ceramic bearings and the shoes didn't even look touched! Trust me it works Fine... beside its a great way to use up the thirty 5/10 bearings I have and if needed I can sand down the 1mm on the shoe!
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Old 07-12-2008, 08:29 PM   #34
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Um.....over time having even 1mm showing will lead to premature shoe failure.....if the shoe isnt 100% cover'd the part that isnt will NOT wear.....u have to be kidding me if u think this is alright.....Use should be using the stock bell in the fist place....HPI bell
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you got premature what...? beside what do you know, you drive an Integra?
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now trying to insult me with my User name... Get over yourself.
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Old 07-13-2008, 08:02 PM   #37
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Dude it was a joke, relax...
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[QUOTE=MetalShield;4630402]dude, this is true but realistically the 1mm is nothing IMO 99.5% of the shoe is still in contact with the bell. I ran the 808 like this all weekend (maybe 3.5hrs in total @ full load) without changing the ceramic bearings and the shoes didn't even look touched! Trust me it works Fine... beside its a great way to use up the thirty 5/10 bearings I have and if needed I can sand down the 1mm on the shoe![/QUOTE

Have you tried shimming the flywheel out a tad so you don't have the shoes showing?? I have had to do this before and found that it worked just as well and that way the shoes don't show.

I don't have an 808 yet to try it yet though. I just bought my EC in late 07 for the CORCS series and have to at least get one year out of it.

Good luck in the GLORCS.
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:49 AM   #39
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Finally got some footage of this baby on the track!!!

footage of my qualifier... Xray XB808!
http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=8SLgJxYmIPY
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I like you music choices Carcass is always a good choice! I wish my local track would try layouts like yours. We had the crossover once. What a disaster!
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