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Old 05-06-2009, 12:20 AM   #136
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Hey Mike when will the 5x10x4 bearings be back in stock? I need a couple of packs and some more stuff. Just checking.
Why don't you use ceramics? They last longer.
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Old 05-06-2009, 02:56 PM   #137
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We race two times a month me and my son run a class. So i replace those bearings twice a month and that 8 bearing a month. At $12 for 10 pack thats $1.20 each so about $9.60 for a month. I have never had a clutch bearing go out after doing it this way. If i went cermics it would cost $10 for 2 bearings. So money is the main thing. Also Answer-RC bearings are great.
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Old 05-08-2009, 01:38 PM   #138
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Mike, I need to replace my 13 tooth bell on my Kyosho ST-RR. Is yours compatible so I can get one ordered ASAP with some back-up shoes? Thanks!
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Old 05-08-2009, 01:59 PM   #139
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I tried ceramic bearings in the clutch and I did not like the way they felt after a 30 min main when compared to the losi hd bearings. Just what I observed.
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Mike, I need to replace my 13 tooth bell on my Kyosho ST-RR. Is yours compatible so I can get one ordered ASAP with some back-up shoes? Thanks!
I'm not entirely sure which style these are modeled after. Pete told me once but I totally forgot. Here are dimensions:

13mm bell hight
22mm overall hight
22mm id of bell

I have no problem taking it back as long as it's not used.

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Old 05-08-2009, 03:09 PM   #141
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thanks Mike, sounds about right. I'm placing my order right now so I can get it ASAP. I'll let you know if for some reason it doesn't fit.
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Old 05-08-2009, 05:28 PM   #142
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Wow! Thank you for the replacement springs. These guys not only aim to please but go far beyond satisfaction.
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Old 05-08-2009, 06:24 PM   #143
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Ive been told to go to a 3 shoe clutch on my 8ight 2.0. Does anyone else feel this way ? If so, which clutch should I use ?
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Old 05-08-2009, 07:47 PM   #144
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Ive been told to go to a 3 shoe clutch on my 8ight 2.0. Does anyone else feel this way ? If so, which clutch should I use ?
I can't see what the rational would be to get away from the Losi clutch. It's probably the best design out right now. I especially like the fact it can be moved from motor to motor without taking the shoes off. It costs a bit more run in shoes and replacement pins, but you already have the setup.

It takes a different motor mount to shift it forward in order to run anything else on the losi and probably not worth expense and effort. I would however recommend getting away from the two carbon two alum setup that is very popular. The Losi carbon shoes can really melt away quickly in some setups.
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Any idea when more losi clutch shoes will be in stock?
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Old 05-10-2009, 05:03 PM   #146
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Got a question for you since you use the different springs together on your Losi. I use the RC8 shoes and since the shoes come with 3 different sets of springs what do you think would happen if I use one 0.9, one 1.0 and one 1.1 spring on a clutch setup? Just wondering because I have alot of 1.0 and 0.9 springs now that I do not normally use. I suppose I could just use all 3 1.0's once in a while to use them up but I am not sure of using the 0.9 as they may be too light of a spring for me. Just trying to save a $
This rc8/TTR setup totally worked for me yesterday weekend. Worked well to keep down the wheel spin on a loose track. If you're looking for punch it's not the way to go. If you're looking to save money I would recommend rotating which shoe get the various springs to keep the wear balanced.
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Any idea when more losi clutch shoes will be in stock?
Hopefully 2 weeks out. Sorry for the delay we had an unexpected run on the Losi shoes and both me and the UK are completely out.
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Ive been running the Answer shoes, springs and CB bearings on my Xray 808 for 3 weeks now. Simply awesome. Low clutch wear, super bite and punch. Bearings have lasted longer than normal as well. Just clean and relube every 3-4 runs and still feel new each week. Great product and worth every penny!

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Old 05-11-2009, 11:38 AM   #149
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Ive been told to go to a 3 shoe clutch on my 8ight 2.0. Does anyone else feel this way ? If so, which clutch should I use ?
I just got some clarification from Pete in the UK. Looks like guys over there are doing this with good success on the Losi.

"Hey Mike - you can use all the 3 shoe stuff on the Losi no problem - just needs x 4 of the large shime behind the collet and use of the crank extender.
A lot of guys over here do it to avoid losi prices and if they have a stack load of 3 shoe clutch stuff.
You can then run either normal or losi bell just shim accordingly after the nut.

Pete "

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Which clutch and flywheel do I need? Better yet, what all do I need to change over to this 3 shoe clutch ?
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I just got some clarification from Pete in the UK. Looks like guys over there are doing this with good success on the Losi.

"Hey Mike - you can use all the 3 shoe stuff on the Losi no problem - just needs x 4 of the large shime behind the collet and use of the crank extender.
A lot of guys over here do it to avoid losi prices and if they have a stack load of 3 shoe clutch stuff.
You can then run either normal or losi bell just shim accordingly after the nut.

Pete "

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