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Old 06-02-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default st-rr front drive shafts keep poping out thread 2

i posted the same thread yesterday but it went to the onroad threads with t a different title..

the thing starts to worry me a lot.. i can clearly see the front drive shaft to come almost to the outside of the cup whatever i do..

my mp9 driveshaft dont even move when i move the suspension arm up..please someone if he can have a look at his st-rr or if he had the same problem to help me solve the problem....i cant think of any solution..

some of you guys said to use something between the shock to leesen the uptravel but when i tried it it still had the same effect with less uptravel..i d?

does your front drive shaft come out when you move the front a arm up?
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i posted the same thread yesterday but it went to the onroad threads with t a different title..

the thing starts to worry me a lot.. i can clearly see the front drive shaft to come almost to the outside of the cup whatever i do..

my mp9 driveshaft dont even move when i move the suspension arm up..please someone if he can have a look at his st-rr or if he had the same problem to help me solve the problem....i cant think of any solution..

some of you guys said to use something between the shock to leesen the uptravel but when i tried it it still had the same effect with less uptravel..i d?

does your front drive shaft come out when you move the front a arm up?

Is there a way you can get pictures? A couple of its ride height from different angles and a couple with the shock and A-arm compressed would be helpful!
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do you have the right cvd's? id start there. make sure they are the right length. If they r the ones that came with it you should be good. but i have never had that issue with mine. some pics would definatly help diagnose the problem
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I have not experienced this problem either.

If you bought it used, that MAY be what's happened.

MP9 CVD's, or 777 CVD's look nearly the same; but have a SLIGHTLY different length.

If you have calipers, measure yours.
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Old 06-03-2009, 08:00 AM   #5
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Could be down to your shock positions, droop settings, and front hub positions...

Could also be down to your shimming of the hubs (if keep shimming outward) and/or diff (if shimmed too far one way)....
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do you have the right cvd's? id start there. make sure they are the right length. If they r the ones that came with it you should be good. but i have never had that issue with mine. some pics would definatly help diagnose the problem
this is very possible if you bought it used , or if it is an st-r with out the light drives and has the shorter old uni's .



pics can say so much
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Old 06-03-2009, 05:01 PM   #7
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Hello there.. i will try and get pics for you to see and if possible a video..

i cant believe what is happening too...

things i have done?
i changed the driveshafts.

i have checked and made sure are the longer ones that come with the st-rr ..

i have shimmed the driveshaft as inwards as possible..

i check for broken parts

i limited the suspesnion travel a lot

i used more negative camber
i changed the diff cups to new ones..

nothing nothing nothing..when i run the car suddenly the axle pops out..

even without jumping..

i want to smash it..

i caklled kyosho america and they said this never happened to anyone..thanks for the help...very helpful aa..
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Hello there.. i will try and get pics for you to see and if possible a video..

i cant believe what is happening too...

things i have done?
i changed the driveshafts.

i have checked and made sure are the longer ones that come with the st-rr ..

i have shimmed the driveshaft as inwards as possible..

i check for broken parts

i limited the suspesnion travel a lot

i used more negative camber
i changed the diff cups to new ones..

nothing nothing nothing..when i run the car suddenly the axle pops out..

even without jumping..

i want to smash it..

i caklled kyosho america and they said this never happened to anyone..thanks for the help...very helpful aa..
you definitely have something wrong with the equation .........


must have some wrong parts on truck or something didrace

i used the original shorter uni's on my old truck and limited the shocks like i told ya earlier and ran the truck for 2 yrs with no problems ............... doesn't mean i didn't go through ring and pinions
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everything is kyosho..evrything is almost new ...

cant get it..
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does the shock tower bushing position play a role?

i have the towe bushing up and the upper mount bushing down..
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does the shock tower bushing position play a role?

i have the towe bushing up and the upper mount bushing down..
there is pretty much nothing you can do to make what is happening to you happen .

i keep lookin at my st-rr wondering what the hell could be done to make this happen
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How far over is the diff shimmed? If you have kept shimming it tighter and tighter and have a load of shims on the bevel gear side and that is the side that is popping out....replace the gearbox.
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How far over is the diff shimmed? If you have kept shimming it tighter and tighter and have a load of shims on the bevel gear side and that is the side that is popping out....replace the gearbox.
he said everything is almost new jaf . if you post pics or email pics to me and i can post for ya we can get it figured


the p[ics should be fairly detailed
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