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Old 08-03-2008, 07:54 PM   #61
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There's some really good advice on this thread. Good idea.

I have a couple...

- If you find yourself tearing your diff case apart at a track, spray your car down with a light mist of WD40 to keep the dust in it's place and not falling into where it's not supposed to be.

- Don't listen to the guy always giving you advice, listen to the guy that keeps beating you. There's always someone at the track that THINKS they know everything but can very well be completely wrong.
That was very well put..
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what should i do if my cvd keeps poping out on my 4 wheel...
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Old 08-03-2008, 09:01 PM   #63
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And also the front wheel nut keeps coming off...
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Old 08-03-2008, 10:27 PM   #64
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If your front "left" wheel keeps coming off... change the nut! The nylon insert doesnt last forever...

If your front cvd is popping out of the outdrive you are probably getting too much shock travel... maybe change mounting position...

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Old 08-03-2008, 10:29 PM   #65
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find a better locknut dude
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Replace the small plastic washers used as spacers to adjust the wheelbase. I noticed they get worn out over time and the suspension becomes sloppy.(this was on my B4 and T4)
Check out your CVD/axles and outdrives for wear. If you don't replace them your driveline will be very sloppy.
Don't use harsh chemicals such as motor spray or nitro blast to wash out the inside of your shock bodies-it will eat the o-rings that seal the shock shaft.
Put your epoxy, glue, shock oil, etc. in a plastic bag or tub and then put it in your toolbox. This way your tools won't be glued together or be too slippery when you get to the track.
Read the instructions thoroughly!!!!!!!
Do not over tighten screws!
If your tools are worn out to the point they don't work properly replace them.
Put a dab of Diff Lube on the threads of the turnbuckles before you screw on the ball end-this will make your adjustments easier.
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And also the front wheel nut keeps coming off...
try using the nut to hold it on
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try using the nut to hold it on
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thanks for the tip i didint know you were supposed to do that maybe ill try that...
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well i see know one mentionn the packing up to go to the track go the night before the race and pack up all your parts and boxes and everything you think your gonna need at the track and if there is any second guessing that (should i take this) TAKE IT im sure you just might need it or you can help out someone else and then at the end of the day make sure you have all your stuff and get all the tools you have lent out and leave a clean pit spot and dont leave garbage or any other stuff there just throw it away and you should be good on that
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if your cvd pins keep falling out try putting some thread lock in the set screw and tighten it as hard as you can..
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i can't delete this..

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What helped me the most was: I would go to my local track early and throw a mild mod motor in and practice with it. This will make you a lot faster in stock. It will teach you some throttle control. If your fast in mod, you'll be fast in stock.
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Wheelnuts are always gonna wear out if your switching tires a lot. I change mine every 2 weeks just to be certain, that my race isnt gonna be over because of mechanical error.
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What helped me the most was: I would go to my local track early and throw a mild mod motor in and practice with it. This will make you a lot faster in stock. It will teach you some throttle control. If your fast in mod, you'll be fast in stock.
Im gonna try that. I just ordered a Checkpoint 19t, Orion Element 19t, and a Peak 13X5 and a 12X5 armature and extra brushes and springs for $50.
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