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Old 03-29-2009, 05:23 PM   #1
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So the screws that attch the motor to the mount on my losi 8ight keep wiggling themselves loose after about 45 minutes of runtime and I am using blue losi loctite. Seeing as I wont really need to take my motor off my mount can I use some tire glue just to make sure they stay, what other suggestions do you guys have?
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Use red instead.
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dont use red, just get some lock washers
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I had some lock washers on and it still wiggled out. Also I cant find red online anywhere?
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I had some lock washers on and it still wiggled out. Also I cant find red online anywhere?
Any auto parts store will sell red thread lock.
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I got some grp motor mount locking washers so hopefully those will work better. If not im using some ca glue.
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I had some lock washers on and it still wiggled out. Also I cant find red online anywhere?
Umm......Took me 30 seconds to look up: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/9039
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thanks, do you think ca glue would lock it in forever also?
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Use blue Loctite, it is removeable, unlike red, but it almost as strong.
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thanks, do you think ca glue would lock it in forever also?
You dont want it to lock forever, only if you have the quick change mount. Like when you go to clean your buggy, you need to remove the engine. If it is locked, there is really no way of removing the engine.
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Use blue Loctite, it is removeable, unlike red, but it almost as strong.
Read above... He's using blue, but it keeps coming undone.
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to clean all I need to do is remove the mount not the engine. I will try the locking washers and then I will try red lock tite I guess but wont ca glue do the same thing as the red lock tite?
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i use both locktight and lock washers, i do it the night before running and it will be good. never had issues. if i use the locktight then try running it, the screw almost always backs out. you need to give it time to cure.
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I gave it a whole night but I will try once more. If it doesnt work will ca glue do the job just as well as red lock tite?
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