Originally Posted by greg.dawn
hi we have tested brace and gear prob we found gears have to be meshed a bit noisey when new to wear in we ran about 8 tanks to day and no problems ///except chassie started 2 bend again whitch we did not notice and gear mesh got a bit tight our brace has a bit of flex stragitend it out when we got home now gears sound good brace is adjustabil in length rest of car was good
set the gear mesh with the larger gear off. mesh it so it is free bro. it's possible to set gears free, but with little to no loose play, you just need to be accurate with the engine mount screws.
if the larger spur has play don't worry, this one hardly ever strips.
Noisey gears means the pinions will be worn out prematurely, and more likely to lead to strpping gears when the teeth on the pinions get pointy.
no need for the brace man, you won't stop the upwwards flex with it as it isn't connected to the baulkhead, and even if it is it isn't strong enough