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Old 08-17-2009, 06:25 AM   #1
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hi' going to be ordering a new clutch and flywheels set for my GO 5 port which will go in my hyper. ( this one http://www.apexmodels.com/gbu0-prodshow/ANSCS4003.html )

does anyone have any guides for installing clutch and flywheels I have never done it before.
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Old 08-17-2009, 07:38 AM   #2
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When you have assembled the flywheel, shoes and springs, make a quick comparison of the springs:
Gently drag each shoe out approx. 1 mm with a nail. Do that with all three. If the tension is not equal, one (or two) of the springs are softer than the other. That accurse from time to time with new springs even though they have the same diameter.

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It is easy to do. You need a pully to pull of the flywheel. The real pain is to install the springs for the shoes. Only Fironi has for the Kyosho series an anlternative: a sliding clutch with a single spring around the 2 shoes.
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Old 08-17-2009, 08:09 AM   #4
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I just watched a video I found on youtube about installing flywheels and clutches and the only difficult task seems to be installing the springs on the shoes lol.
Also would that collet from this clutch system fit my GO 5 port. http://www.apexmodels.com/gbu0-prodshow/ANSCS4003.html
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