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Old 04-19-2011, 06:50 AM   #1
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Default Possible to replace inch screws with meter screws?

I have a Losi LST. All the screws are in inches. Is it possible to find the same screws but in meters? So I could replace the screws I unscrew the most with meter system screws?
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I have a Losi LST. All the screws are in inches. Is it possible to find the same screws but in meters? So I could replace the screws I unscrew the most with meter system screws?
You could if they go into plastic. And if you do that I would see if you can go slightly larger then the stock hole so you can cut new threads that match the metric screws. If the screw goes into metal then your stuck with standard screws un less you go up a size and re tap the hole.

This goes with any vehicle you purchase that has standard screws.

Losi being Losi I believe all they're vehicles are standard screws and I don't think they have any plans on changing. Where as Team Associated has started to change over all their new vehicles to metric hardware.
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Thanks for the reply. I'm getting a metric nitro next! =)
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FYI - I think the 2011 Losi Buggy and Truggy are metric hardware, but not 100% sure
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the Losi 22 is metric.
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the Losi 22 is metric.
the buggy and truggy are not but the 22 is. I bet when the 3.0 comes out it will be metric
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