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Old 10-07-2011, 08:01 AM
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2 questions

What weight diff oil is everyone running?

And is there an easy way to get the sun gear off the shaft I am converting my race roller into electric and when I took a quick look at the gear I did not see any easy way to take it off do I just pull on it or is there a pin somewhere I have to take off



Sun gear ? Please explain the part your trying to remove and where its located. Im pretty sure you have some terminology a little wrong.
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I am trying to change out the pinon from the nitro size to the electric size and there is a gear on the inside of it that has to be removed I figured it would be a sun gear
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Originally Posted by lethal19 View Post
I am trying to change out the pinon from the nitro size to the electric size and there is a gear on the inside of it that has to be removed I figured it would be a sun gear
But the pinion would be on the Nitro motor, correct? Called a clutch bell and has a clutch installed inside. Unless you are talking about the differentials and then you do not have change anything.
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Originally Posted by lethal19 View Post
I am trying to change out the pinon from the nitro size to the electric size and there is a gear on the inside of it that has to be removed I figured it would be a sun gear


The larger of these gear's would be a "Sun gear". The smaller gear's are called "Spyder gears" Your going to have to look at your manual and figure out the parts your trying to describe.


http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gear-Shaft-Set
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Originally Posted by dangerwr View Post
But the pinion would be on the Nitro motor, correct? Called a clutch bell and has a clutch installed inside. Unless you are talking about the differentials and then you do not have change anything.


Ya im still confused as well D.
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Sorry I have my gears all messed up I need to take the gear off that is on the inside of the spur gear on the book it shows there is a pin outdrive that is on the back of the sun gear I need to get that sun gear off to replace the spur gear to the size of the electric from the nitro size.


Sorry for getting the names messed up.
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Originally Posted by lethal19 View Post
Sorry I have my gears all messed up I need to take the gear off that is on the inside of the spur gear on the book it shows there is a pin outdrive that is on the back of the sun gear I need to get that sun gear off to replace the spur gear to the size of the electric from the nitro size.


Sorry for getting the names messed up.
Still kinda confused, But if i think i know what your talking about, Just Use a pair of needle nose pliers and pull on the gear.
There isn't anything Holding it per say but the pin on the backside is "keying" it into place. The oil is what is making it difficult to remove, Just grab it with a little force But make sure not to Slip the pliers off or you can damage the teeth.
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by lethal19 View Post
2 questions

What weight diff oil is everyone running?
comming from a nitro truggy of all my racing experience, i hate the "twitchyness" of an electric buggy. so i opt to run 5k/5k/5k in mine to have more understeer. just finish testing the setup, and i kind of like it. works with 55/35wt front shocks and 56/25wt rear shocks.

what setup does the rest of yous running? mainly shock piston/oil and diff oil.
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ok lethal19, Im gonna give you a little tutorial here for fun,


Diff case
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gearbox-Set-20



Diff Cup
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ferential-Case


Diff Gears ( Big Sun, Small Spyder, Pins are called Cross pins )
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gear-Shaft-Set


Spur Gear For Electric
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...pur-Gear-8E-20


Outdrive
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...rive-Cups-Pins


Clutch Bell ( For Nitro )
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ce-Clutch-Bell


Pinion Gear ( For Electric )
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...inion-Gear-16T
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:00 AM
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Integra he'll either be very thankful, or very upset with you.


Losimoe I run 5/7/2 in the diffs, and F-54/45wt green R-56/30wt black. It may be a little twitchy to your taste, but I hate a car that has to be forced round corners.
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:25 PM
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Default set ups for ocrc and wcrc type indoor track

Hey looking for some indoor track med sized clay high grip type set ups for running at ocrc. I have been set up more for larger outdoor revelation type tracks and looking to switch it up.

Thanks in advance

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Old 10-11-2011, 08:30 PM
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anyone have any input on the tekno v4 conversion kit. Looking to convert my last nitro to e powerand was thinking this is a pretty cheap way to do it and maybe set it up as a real e power set up vs a converted gas set up. I really like the in line driveline idea vs the high angle front that eats up the d-bones on the stock 8ight set up. Anyone have a set ups for indoor ocrc type track for this kit

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Old 10-11-2011, 10:49 PM
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Hi Mate

i think most people are running the Adam Drake set up and just playing with shock oils for electric side of things thats about all

apart from that his set up will be in the ball park of where you need to be

as for conversion kits there is a few out there all have pros and cons
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Old 10-11-2011, 11:45 PM
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Also dont think the tekno layout is much of a change over the stock losi.. U dont get the inline driveshaft like the mugen an others..
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Old 10-12-2011, 04:42 AM
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The Tekno conversion doesn't add anything to the Losi, that Losis own conversion don't add. Actually IMO it's a much better option to go with the one from Losi.
The fact that center diff and motor are mounted together, pretty much eliminates flex in the area.
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