Axial suspension

Old 04-05-2014, 08:41 PM
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I've broken a couple of ball ends on my suspension links. I've looked at several options. I was wondering if any of you know that the strongest opion is for suspension link ball ends?

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Old 04-06-2014, 07:48 PM
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If you are still running the stock plastic balls than just about anything would be an upgrade. RC4WD has a set you can buy. I've also used traxxas ends with good success before too. Basically anything that has steel ballends will be an upgrade for you
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I usually make my own links from threaded rod and brake tubing. For rod ends I use either these traxxas number 5525 and 5347.
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i put a washer on the end of the ball for my scx10 so it doesnt pull thru the cup
so far its holding good
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Originally Posted by ffejrxx View Post
i put a washer on the end of the ball for my scx10 so it doesnt pull thru the cup
so far its holding good
Not sure i get what your saying. Will you post a picture or you can send it to me 256-622-4101.

Thats the problem i have
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:50 AM
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here ya go

on 80018.1, i sanded it so the washer is flush with the mount 80003.3
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Again using the stock plastic balls will allow a bit of distortion and cause it to pop out much easier than an upgraded ball like Leadfoot suggested. Nice mod to keep yourself going for now but the long-term it will probably come apart again.
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itll take alot of force to pull thru a 1/4in washer thru it
other parts will break first
if i have more problems with it, ill make an aluminum bracket to replace it, along with the y linkage
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That axial set up is the worst i have ever seen.. I have been down the path your going.. i first upgraded to the steel Y piece.. then steel ball.. then washers to stop it pulling through.. eventually it snapped the mount with the hole in it.

My answer... I am doing this right now in fact..

You have got to do a 4 point top suspension set up.

I just bought Level3-RC's gear to do it..
the 4 point for the rear.. and the 4 point and a Panhard bar with servo mount for the front

It was really cheap on ebay..

What else is necissary to complete:

Longer top suspension posts.. i have worked out i need 80mm ones on the front and 90mm ones for the rear.. x2 each... not complete so dont quote me just yet

Shock mounts.. you need to actually raise the height of the SCX10 to make it work.. again.. real cheap on ebay for 4 height raising kits.. heaps of different ones available.

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OK...

125mm posts eye to eye x 2
metal 4 point mount

took me 20mins max to swap it out.

I had to put some clips in my shocks until my chassis lift kit arrives.

Will get back to you on the front.. gotta strip her down to next to nothing to do it
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^^ You've assumed the user is running an SCX10. According to the sig, it's an AX10. Not sure if it's the older style or new with wider AR60's.

Being a little more clear on WHICH Axial suspension you are looking to upgrade would certainly net some more informative results.
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Originally Posted by OSRC View Post
^^ You've assumed the user is running an SCX10. According to the sig, it's an AX10. Not sure if it's the older style or new with wider AR60's.

Being a little more clear on WHICH Axial suspension you are looking to upgrade would certainly net some more informative results.
Scorpion was the old style...
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looks like the upper linkage mounts on the axels are similar betwen the ax10 and scx10

is that the join that is pulling through?
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if you check out the title of the picture he added.. says scx10

besides.. both the axial standards are equally as bad
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mini baja has not posted any pics here
i posted the scx10 from the pdf
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