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Old 12-06-2017, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Apex_3472 View Post
As annoying as it may be I always avoided this by assembling this piece with the diff cover off. That way I can maintain pressure from one side as I set the screw.
That would be great if I had a diff cover to work with . To get to the front and rear diff pinion gears, you pretty much gotta tear down the whole front/rear ends to open the gear boxes. The problem came about after many packs have been ran through the buggy. I was determined not to spend an hour wrenching to fix the issue.
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Well I have to say I will never buy a Team Associated product ever again. My RC8.2E has the vertical castor block and Vertica Steering block upgrade. Well a week ago I had an accident bashing and sheared the 2 pins that go in the bottom and top of the block. Well Team associated no longer makes or sells the bushing and pin set # 89567 but they still continue to sell the Vertica Castor block and the vertical steering block. WTF!!!!!
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Do you have a picture of #89567

***Nevermind, discontinued part.****

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Well I have to say I will never buy a Team Associated product ever again. My RC8.2E has the vertical castor block and Vertica Steering block upgrade. Well a week ago I had an accident bashing and sheared the 2 pins that go in the bottom and top of the block. Well Team associated no longer makes or sells the bushing and pin set # 89567 but they still continue to sell the Vertica Castor block and the vertical steering block. WTF!!!!!
RC8.2 is pretty much a dinosaur now; can't expect them to support old cars forever?

Maybe check Ebay, or call around to some hobby shops, I'm sure you'll find find a set of the pins kicking around. If you're just bashing, could just switch back to the stock parts?

If anything would make you not want to buy AE, I'd have thought it would be the SC10 4x4...
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RC8.2 is pretty much a dinosaur now; can't expect them to support old cars forever?

Maybe check Ebay, or call around to some hobby shops, I'm sure you'll find find a set of the pins kicking around. If you're just bashing, could just switch back to the stock parts?

If anything would make you not want to buy AE, I'd have thought it would be the SC10 4x4...
I’m quite aware of the RC82.E not being the newest product from Associated but seriously when you still continue to sell the Vertical caster block and steering block on your official website but fail to sell the pins to hold it together its really a slap to the face of your customers. Considering it was a $100 upgrade at one time. But why don’t I switch back to the stock hardware? I just might and sell this thing for $200 to the next guy. I’ll be buying TL from now on.
As for the SC10 4X4 it was a train wreck but with a little time and selective placement of weights and aftermarket parts it actually was dialed in on clay at the Omaha Hobby Plex
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Originally Posted by AE SC10 4X4 View Post
Iím quite aware of the RC82.E not being the newest product from Associated but seriously when you still continue to sell the Vertical caster block and steering block on your official website but fail to sell the pins to hold it together its really a slap to the face of your customers. Considering it was a $100 upgrade at one time. But why donít I switch back to the stock hardware? I just might and sell this thing for $200 to the next guy. Iíll be buying TL from now on.
As for the SC10 4X4 it was a train wreck but with a little time and selective placement of weights and aftermarket parts it actually was dialed in on clay at the Omaha Hobby Plex
The RC8.2e Factory Team Kit was announced October 25, 2011...it is getting to be an old kit, but it's still not a bad buggy and a business the size of AE should give us until 2025 with this since they didn't stop selling them that long ago. I bought mine in June of 2015 around the time it was discontinued...guess I should've raced it more and wore it out totally, but it's still in decent shape and it shouldn't have to be relegated to the shelf already. I've dropped jaws in my day winning races with older machines...there's no reason to stop supporting them...after all, aren't parts sales a big money maker?
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You can still get the RTR version of the 8.2e. I know the kit was discontinued but arent they keeping the RTR alive?
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You can still get the RTR version of the 8.2e. I know the kit was discontinued but arent they keeping the RTR alive?
I keep checking every once in awhile for bodies, and last week A Main showed backorder for one color of the RC8.2e RTR...now they are back in stock.
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Has anyone tried to upgrade the RC8.2e to use the new V2 differential from the RC8B3? I wonder if it's possible?
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I keep checking every once in awhile for bodies, and last week A Main showed backorder for one color of the RC8.2e RTR...now they are back in stock.
I have an RTR RC8.2E body if you need one. PM me. I'm willing to sell it.
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Do you have a picture of #89567

***Nevermind, discontinued part.****
Just randomly stumbled across a ebay sale for a lot of associated parts. Decided to ask the seller if he had any part# 89567 bushing and pins. He has 5 sets I bought 2 for $30 and also ordered tbone bumpers so this never happens again
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So I got my replacement pins part# 89567 and installed them. But after installing and driving my RC8.2E about 10 feet I heard a metallic tinkle.
It was my left side inner hinge pin. My Low B block part# 89481 was broken. I can only guess that in the initial crash that sheared my VCB pins that I also caused a crack in my low b block, which held together till tonite when the stress of driving and having the prts under pressure caused the piece to finally break loose. Does anybody have a spare Low b block they can part with for a fair price?
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I could send you one, but you are probably better off just ordering a new B plate, 'cuz the price would be the same.
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While using Mugen gaskets on the diffs, does anyone else use an extra shim to make for the extra thickness of the gasket? Or is it more of a "feeling" thing on how the gears react to new/thicker gasket?

The answer is probably buried in the thread somewhere, and I don't remember.
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Originally Posted by rustyus View Post
While using Mugen gaskets on the diffs, does anyone else use an extra shim to make for the extra thickness of the gasket? Or is it more of a "feeling" thing on how the gears react to new/thicker gasket?

The answer is probably buried in the thread somewhere, and I don't remember.
Using Mugen gaskets in diffs, I shimmed per manual (2x shims behind each sun gear and 1x shim behind each spider gear) and diff mesh seemed ok.

YMMV, build to feel IMO.
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