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Old 06-24-2009, 12:54 AM
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I am running an OS .28 in my Losi 8 Truggy. My truck made a weird metal claning noise when I was running it. After inspecting the clutch the bolt that goes over the flywheel losened up. Any idea on what would cause this? I even used loctite.
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Locktite again and let dey! Make sure your clutch is fresh! Bearings, pads, springs! Check the bell for cracks!
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When loctite fails, theres usually oil or grease involved - either prevents loctite from either setting (worst case) or developing full strength. Use something like motor spray to clean everything before applying loctite. A good flywheel wrench is key to holding it so you can really generate some torque when tightening the clutch nut.
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