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Old 07-12-2004, 01:01 PM
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Can you even get step-pins all around? I thought the biggest tread losi made was the studs? Since we run 1/8 scale buggy on the same days as the electrics, step-pins could come in handy.
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Old 07-12-2004, 01:06 PM
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You can take a set of rear step pins and cut the center two rows out and glue them back together. It takes some patience and a carefull hand.
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Old 07-12-2004, 03:42 PM
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woops! I meant studs... I thought they were called step pins...?
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Old 07-12-2004, 03:57 PM
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or you can just glue some rear step pins on the front rims, it works fine if you have a decent servo.
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does it really work that well? wouldn't it make the front tires look bulbus?(<bulbus)
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Old 07-12-2004, 04:45 PM
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bulbus? Yes it works just fine, some people trim off the outer set of pins to take out some agression but yes, it works good
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hmm... I'll have to try that... thanks...
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Old 07-12-2004, 09:29 PM
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this may not be the best place to ask, but Jon, did you run a Swaybar at Family?
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Old 07-14-2004, 09:38 PM
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Ugh.... I hate waiting for a new RC... It seems like an eternity... I still haven't gotten mine!!
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Cain - Some local guys are using an old kyosho tread in the front at our track. Its similar to a step pin, and its a very hard compound. I don't know the exact name, but they have them at the dollar bin at our local track, I'll try and look at the name next time I'm there.
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Old 07-15-2004, 03:49 AM
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Thanks for the info. I think I know what tread you are talking about.

Losifromhell: If you want to just get tires that are already setup for the front and rear ( no modifying ) I say give the studs a try. They really hook up great in conditions that step-pins are used at our track. Really great tire.
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:14 PM
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Talking Got Mine!

Hey Guys, I got mine!

It doesn't look as Piss Yellow as in the first picture, it's actually flourescent yellow! The Bad news: Came with no motor mount, and I'm fresh out of cash. Also came without a Battery Strap...

I'm thinking of just using some Sheet Titanium and Making a motor mount. It's pretty simple, I could use holesaw in the right diameter and Make one pretty easily. As for the Battery Strap; I could spare 8 bucks for one.

So Here's my New Toy:





See? It's not piss-yellow!
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:21 PM
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Also:
It's clean now, I'm a clean freak with my R/C's!

Whoa these front shocks are tiny, compared to a truck! I've never owned anything other than a Truck, so this is all new to me. By the way, all the screws are IMPOSSIBLE to get out! Is there a reason for this? I stripped out one of my Drivers trying to move the Bellcranks back!
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Old 07-16-2004, 09:31 PM
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How big are the front shock bodies? I need Threaded shocks in the front, so I'm wondering what size to get. Also what size shock shafts? I'm planning on putting the whole shibang for front shocks as well.
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Old 07-16-2004, 11:04 PM
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word of advice get a tc3 battery strap it works much better
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