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Old 06-04-2008, 04:56 PM   #1
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i have a revo with a os 18. since i've put this in i've burned up two clutchs. i've just started to drive on a track and been working on driving better so i'm on and off gas alot. so that may be my problem. but i was wondering what a good upgrade on the clutch would be? thanks.
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i have a revo with a os 18. since i've put this in i've burned up two clutchs. i've just started to drive on a track and been working on driving better so i'm on and off gas alot. so that may be my problem. but i was wondering what a good upgrade on the clutch would be? thanks.
I run an OS 18 TM with a TZ turbo head button and a OS P4 plug It's sick! As for a clutch I run the www.M2CRacing.com 3 shoe clutch with hard regular shoes W/ 9.5 springs. It's a 100% better clutch.
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I also run the TM.18 but I use the MIP clutch/robinson racing clutch bell, I have about 1 1/2 gal still no problems.. does slip a little but zero maint.. so I can except the minor slippage ....
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thanks for the replys. what kinda maintance do you usually do to the clutchs?
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With my setup there is none! I've been racing every weekend on the same clutch for almost 2 months.
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Old 06-05-2008, 05:20 AM   #6
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bearings man bearings. I clean the bearings with motor spray then boil them in mobil 1 oil until the oil turns black, wipe them off an install them back in. I have been doing this in all my nitros and in 4 years NEVER had a clutch bearing failure. I do this after every weekend of racing. also after a couple weekends or so I will replace them with new bearings (AMAIN $1 bearings)... then when my buds needs a bearing they get the used ones, they never know the difference...
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LOL that sounds like a lot of work to save $1. I'm telling you I haven't so much as even taken off the CB in 2 months. Shimmed correctly bearing will last more then 1 weekend.
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I agree they SHOULD last more than a weekend. for what little effert it takes to maintain them, peace of mind knowing they will last for a 30 min. main is well worth the time it takes to keep them in good shape. ur right it is a lot of work just to save a couple of bucks but i have 3 different trucks besides I enjoy doing it..
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shim correctly? i'm sure your talking bout back and forth but how much should you have? thanks
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shim correctly? i'm sure your talking bout back and forth but how much should you have? thanks
About 1mm. www.TKOcompetitiondev.com has the best shims & bearings.. The shims are conical so they only touch the OD of the bearing.
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thanks. i just ordered the m2c clutch.
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thanks. i just ordered the m2c clutch.
Cool! You will not be disappointed.
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Kind of late since you bought the M2C, but here's another option if anyone else is interested.
http://www.teamstrc.com/ebproductdet...inid=21&id=170
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