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Old 03-16-2010, 07:21 PM   #1
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Just wanted to know what the best clutch spring tool out there is, and do not want to use a screwdriver had a cheap clutch tool that broke and want something that will last

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The Losi one works good. The Racers Edge, and Duratrax tools are basically the same and are a bit cheaper. They all work good.
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this is one of the best strongest clutch tools you can get ...im certain it works on 3 shoe as well as mitchs 4 shoe set ups ...it cant be beat

http://www.m2cracing.com/product.sc?...7&categoryId=6
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Dynamite makes a very simple one. Works very well. I used to use it when I ran 3 shoe setups.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ch-Spring-Tool
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Dynamite makes a very simple one. Works very well. I used to use it when I ran 3 shoe setups.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ch-Spring-Tool
The plastic Duratrax / Losi clutch tool can break easily, although I know some folks who have had really good luck with them. I bought this Dynamite one a while back, and have removed / installed clutch shoes many times. Personally, I think it's much less cumbersome than the plastic hook-type tools, but that's just my opinion.

The M2C tool is based on the same principle, so it's really a matter of what fits your hand better. I like the larger diameter of the Dynamite tool, plus it's shorter, and fits in the drawer of my tool box better.
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Yea I got a Losi one a while back.. and broke within the 1st 3 mins of use.. wasn't happy with it tbh...Plastic was very soft and snaps easily.
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Thanks for all the help think I will go with the dynamite, as the first one I had was like the losi and broke the second use
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Dynamite makes a very simple one. Works very well. I used to use it when I ran 3 shoe setups.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ch-Spring-Tool
This is the one I use. It works very well. Have not had a problem with it. Had for about a year now.
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this is one of the best strongest clutch tools you can get ...im certain it works on 3 shoe as well as mitchs 4 shoe set ups ...it cant be beat

http://www.m2cracing.com/product.sc?...7&categoryId=6


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Old 03-17-2010, 10:37 AM   #10
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I just bought this one:

http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...oducts_id=5532

It might not be the best tool out there, but HOLY CRAP - WHAT HAVE I BEEN UP WITH ALL THESE YEARS?

Its night and day, now changing shoes or springs are no hassle at all
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Looks like the same one I had that broke
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I'M about to rebuild mine is this tool a must or is it possible to do without.
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It can be done without, these tools just makes things easier.
I have been using the Sportwerks one since 2005 and been butter....just like the Dynamite one posted.
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It can be done without, these tools just makes things easier.
I have been using the Sportwerks one since 2005 and been butter....just like the Dynamite one posted.
+1 LOL. I have been using the sportwerks one since 2005 too. Same thing as the dynamite one I posted.

It can be done without the tool, but it is a major pain in the A$$. The tool is WELL worth the $15
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two really small screwdrivers.


started out with a screw driver and needle nose pliers
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