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Old 03-04-2008, 10:55 PM   #1
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Well I am new to this hobby and I figured the best way to learn is to ask and search the internet.

Right now my truck feels as if it is pulling to the left as I accelerate and I was wondering what could be the cause of this and things I should look at when trying to troubleshoot.

I recently put in new front axles the LOSA1027 and noticed the right tire spins super freely but the left will stop about 3 seconds before the other. Now I know this could be the cause but I want to make sure about the why. The reason I replaced the axles was the old ones were allowing the rim to rub against the steering arm causing wear and tear and they would not spin freely. Also I do not feel that loosening the nuts any will be a good option due to possibility they will come off during a race or bashing.

Any help will be appreciated and if you know of an online resource where I can download or buy the first gen XXX-T RTR instruction manual that would also be wonderful.
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Well I am new to this hobby and I figured the best way to learn is to ask and search the internet.

Right now my truck feels as if it is pulling to the left as I accelerate and I was wondering what could be the cause of this and things I should look at when trying to troubleshoot.

I recently put in new front axles the LOSA1027 and noticed the right tire spins super freely but the left will stop about 3 seconds before the other. Now I know this could be the cause but I want to make sure about the why. The reason I replaced the axles was the old ones were allowing the rim to rub against the steering arm causing wear and tear and they would not spin freely. Also I do not feel that loosening the nuts any will be a good option due to possibility they will come off during a race or bashing.

Any help will be appreciated and if you know of an online resource where I can download or buy the first gen XXX-T RTR instruction manual that would also be wonderful.
make sure that your bearings are good. and the lock nut is not over tightened.

Then check the trim on your radio. this is most likly the problem. if the trim is set to the left it will fade that way.

For the manual http://www.losi.com/Products/Support...rodId=LOSA0090
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That was the first 4 pages of the manual. I will make sure my trim is set at 0 and then make sure my steering is centered properly.

I wonder if the Sport II RTR Manual would be an acceptable replacement?
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That was the first 4 pages of the manual. I will make sure my trim is set at 0 and then make sure my steering is centered properly.

I wonder if the Sport II RTR Manual would be an acceptable replacement?
yes it would or the mf1 would to.
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It seems the XXXT had a shim on the front axles. Check the manual and see if there is to be one on each side. I may be thinking of a different truck.
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also make sure your tie rods are the same on both sides i had the same problem and that was the problem
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Don't be worried about your radio trim not being exactly on 0, worry about your ride going straight. Get it close on the truck, and use the radio trim to fine tune it.
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