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Old 07-26-2008, 05:41 AM   #1
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does anybody know how to stop the brake fade that happens as the brakes get hot,cheers
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Old 07-26-2008, 06:09 AM   #2
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Are you running the stock discs? I switched to avidrc phenolics and they seem to be much more consistent vs. the stock discs for me.
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maybe its my linkage being wrong but last night I smoked my rear brake disk. It heated up big time and shredded a few layers off.
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maybe its my linkage being wrong but last night I smoked my rear brake disk. It heated up big time and shredded a few layers off.


the stock disks have been know to do that.....i suggest the Losi upgrade disks as lots of the other brands are thinner and seem to not last as long and can actually bung up your linkages forcing the brake cam to pivot WAY too far to compensate for the Thin disks.
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These are excellent brakes!

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/2546
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the stock disks have been know to do that.....i suggest the Losi upgrade disks as lots of the other brands are thinner and seem to not last as long and can actually bung up your linkages forcing the brake cam to pivot WAY too far to compensate for the Thin disks.
+1 for the heavy duty losi discs haven't had any issues since I started using them

http://www.losipartshouse.com/servle...l?sfs=2dda8061

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+1 for the heavy duty losi discs haven't had any issues since I started using them.
Question, I just got these and it has a "warped" feel to them. Is there a way to get rid of that? I guess it's a form of anti-lock.
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Those look like the Associated RC8 brake disks (probably are - TT owns Associated)...
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Those are the associated disks...dont think they will fit the losi....there really are great disks .
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