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Old 07-16-2008, 01:49 AM   #1
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Im having big issues with the LCD's.
I cant make it but probably 4-5 times around the track without the axle coming out. The pins keep sliding out. I get one fixed then another one screws up, and this is on both left and right. What am I doing wrong? I just bought the car and im learning what I have to watch out for on whats weak and needs to be fixed/upgraded, but this is stupid as to whats happening to me.





Ok.... well as I was typing this I was looking through my manual and its showing CVD's on the front, but mine are LCD's with the stupid little cylinder that puts a space in between the main axle, to the axle that the wheel attaches to.... Do I need CVD's? Will that fix my issue?
Other then that, the car is awesome!
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Old 07-16-2008, 02:41 AM   #2
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i have never heard of lcds (except for lcd tv's)
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clean the set screw and the barrel it threads into with motor spray before you put some blue locktite on it and you shouldn't have any problems. You can try the CVD's but the LCD's give more steering and allow the front suspension to work a bit better
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Well eff! I just bought some CVD's lastnight. I'm thinking its from not using locktite, my LCD repair kit didn't come with any, but it shows that its suppose to. I will try that and see how she does...

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Old 07-16-2008, 07:30 AM   #5
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A good rule of thumb is if the screw goes into metal use locktite and if it goes into plastic do not.
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Also, make certain the holes the pins pass through are not worn out. This will allow the pin to wobble and loosen the set screw. Blue locktite is an absolute necessity.
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is there a little hair sized allen head anywhere in that neighborhood? i dont know much about the car but ill throw it out there. it happened to me as you explained it but with my tamiya car.
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is there a little hair sized allen head anywhere in that neighborhood? i dont know much about the car but ill throw it out there. it happened to me as you explained it but with my tamiya car.

Sure is,

I will try locktite here in a bit.
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You could also try using heat shrink to keep them in place...
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You could also try using heat shrink to keep them in place...

Pretty good Idea....


Well I put some locktite on the allen screw, and didnt have a bit of trouble. It worked perfect so thanks for the help, I never would of thought it would be a must! Ran it for about an hour tonight on the track with no issues!

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