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Old 10-16-2010, 08:26 AM   #16
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I use the Dynamite Max Life shoes on my RC8B & RC8T and they last a long time and give great grip. I have used the AE shoes and I really did not like them. But clutch maintnence is the key for any good performaning clutch always file down you clutch shoes and make sure they move freely on the pins.
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:52 AM   #17
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I found the little plastic ring behind the shoes are a joke. I use tiny washers that just fit on the pins and they are thicker allowing the shoes to he have more slag hanging off of them before I have to dremmel off the excess. I like the hard shoes from AE, they seem to bight just as hard as the stock shoes, plus they wear a lot longer.
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Old 10-16-2010, 10:20 AM   #18
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+1 for the Dynamite M/L! Those shoes last forever for clutch shoes.

Just file/dremel off the burs after each race day and your good to go. Heck, I'll even get in there and file them in-between heats or before a main. You should be up in there for general maintenance anyhow.
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Old 10-16-2010, 01:31 PM   #19
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I don't know about other people, but the aluminum shoes that come with the RC8B were a massive pain for me, they heated up and rolled over so much that my clutch would usually stick on by the end of each day.

For a 3 shoe, the Dynamite Max Life shoes are amazing, last a while yet have great bite with 1.0 springs.

As for bearing life, the buck-a-bearing's that my LHS sells usually go notchy after one day, spend a bit more on better bearings and you'll have no problems.

yup, maxlifes are a little more but last twice as long with less maintenance and are right in between aluminum and carbon in hitting power. i run a soft clutch in mine and maxlifes, usually .9,1.0,1.1 for a really smooth power on. never lacked in buggy or truggy as far as punch.
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