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Old 08-13-2019, 08:21 PM
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Does anyone know where I can get the needed parts to convert the sc10 2wd from pin to hex style wheels. There used to be all the parts available but seem to have been discontinued a few years ago. Thanks
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Old 08-13-2019, 09:08 PM
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SC10rs parts will let you convert to hexes. You will need the steering spindles, front axles, and some hexes. All of these parts are in stock on amain.
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I hopped onto their site and have found everything I need except the front axles, and those donít seem to be in stock anywhere.
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I hopped onto their site and have found everything I need except the front axles, and those donít seem to be in stock anywhere.
Make sure you are looking at the T4.2 FT version of parts with the wider axles. If you canít find them let me know.
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Anyone have these from axles for the SC10? Trying to help a buddies kids out.
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I looked for another person a few days ago, and only came up with one front axle to be found. It seems that someone must have bought the Schelle Racing Spinfree axle, and I know of no others at the moment. Every once in awhile you'll come across a parts lot with one in it.

If the buddy's kid has a broken hex axle, then I'd look for a used roller to get parts off of, or revert back to the #9613 axles/#9581 steering blocks. The old, bearings in wheels, KMC wheels are still plentiful as well as the original axles. If the buddy's SC10 is using non-hex axles already, then it's not worth the headache scouring the interwebs night after night searching for hex conversion. Nothing wrong with using the bearing wheels. A person just gives up the simplicity of buying one set of wheels, and the ability to swap them forward and aft.
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Have any links to the front rims?
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Black wheels: https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...+9807&_sacat=0
Silver KMC wheels (that use bearings) are also available.

You can find them wheels at other places. It's just that eBay is the first place I looked.
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Originally Posted by AxiomJacob View Post
Anyone have these from axles for the SC10? Trying to help a buddies kids out.
Here's a hint for you (depending on how industrious you want to be):

Try using 3/16" diameter shoulder screws and a clamping hex. You can get the shoulder screws from McMaster-Carr. Lengths that might be useful (in alloy steel) for this application range from $2 to $4 each.

I haven't done this for an SC10 but I did this (using the shoulder screws, in my case 5MM diameter) for front axles for a Slash. I built the car for Figure 8 racing and twice (not once, but twice) I got hit at the front wheel and the stock Traxxas axle broke right at the drive pin hole. By using the shoulder screw and a clamp hub I eliminated the drive pin hole and thus that vulnerability. So I know the idea works in concept. Whether it will work for an SC10 is something you will have to work out for yourself.
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I know of a place that has the hex axles in stock.
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Originally Posted by ta_man View Post
Here's a hint for you (depending on how industrious you want to be):

Try using 3/16" diameter shoulder screws and a clamping hex. You can get the shoulder screws from McMaster-Carr. Lengths that might be useful (in alloy steel) for this application range from $2 to $4 each.

I haven't done this for an SC10 but I did this (using the shoulder screws, in my case 5MM diameter) for front axles for a Slash. I built the car for Figure 8 racing and twice (not once, but twice) I got hit at the front wheel and the stock Traxxas axle broke right at the drive pin hole. By using the shoulder screw and a clamp hub I eliminated the drive pin hole and thus that vulnerability. So I know the idea works in concept. Whether it will work for an SC10 is something you will have to work out for yourself.
Interesting enough. A person would have to remove area (extra plastic where kingpin slides through) inside of of steering block, and find/make correct length crush tubes to go between the bearings. Correct?

The only 3/4" long (length needed for SC10 w/hexes) shoulder screw, that I seen, with ultra low profile....https://www.mcmaster.com/90318a503
Will have to keep this in mind.

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Originally Posted by rustyus View Post
Interesting enough. A person would have to remove area (extra plastic where kingpin slides through) inside of of steering block, and find/make correct length crush tubes to go between the bearings. Correct?

The only 3/4" long (length needed for SC10 w/hexes) shoulder screw, that I seen, with ultra low profile....https://www.mcmaster.com/90318a503
Will have to keep this in mind.

I learned something today. Thanks!
As I said, I did this on a Slash, not an SC10, so I don't know about extra plastic where the king pin goes. I have an idea what you mean because all the axles I've seen do have a reduced section in between the bearings. You could do the same do the shoulder screw - put it in a drill and grind down the area where a kingpin might interfere.

As far as a crush sleeve - I didn't use one on the slash conversion. I just used a clamping hub and feel no need to torque the wheel nut past the point where the wheel doesn't move any more. With locking wheel nuts and no power through the axle, the front doesn't really need a lot of torque to hold it in place.

What I did need to do was grind down the head of the screw for clearance when the steering block is turned full lock. But again - a drill and a dremel cut-off wheel made that easy.
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thought I found some, but no luck. Anyone else?
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