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Old 04-03-2015, 08:52 PM
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Very nice.

Is that the kit body?
Nope its the JConcepts Finnisher for the t5m
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Old 04-03-2015, 09:11 PM
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Nope its the JConcepts Finnisher for the t5m
Dang Michael that body looks mean!!!!
Riverdale...
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Old 04-03-2015, 09:18 PM
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Dang Michael that body looks mean!!!!
Riverdale...
Hah thanks Riverdale!! How have you been man? Where you racing these days?
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That paint looks sick. Nice work.
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Old 04-03-2015, 10:12 PM
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Just got done building my kit. Thank goodness for electric screwdrivers!!

The good: Instructions, fit up, packaging & quality of molded parts

The bad: I had one tie rod end that was not threaded at all. Who ever packed bag J was high. I have no screws for the servo mounting brackets, no 16mm set screws for battery thumb nuts, no screws for gear cover, no ball stud for servo horn. It was almost like I was missing a complete bag. I had a J1 & J2 bag. J1 bag had 16 antenna set screws and 14 body clips?? Is there supposed to be a J3 bag??

I did check and my wing is with the body.
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Originally Posted by rigor View Post
That's the JC Finnisher body.

Nice work on the paint man
Thank you!
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That paint looks sick. Nice work.
Thank you very much!
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First race with the truck tonight and I love it more and more each time I drive it. TQ'd in round 2 qual and led from the tone, until my right rear ball stud unthreaded from the knuckle going into a fast sweeper cause some idiot forgot to loctite them when he built it (me).

All white truck in the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL9eHyXtAJA
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Originally Posted by mjbtaco View Post
Hah thanks Riverdale!! How have you been man? Where you racing these days?
Yer Welcome LOL been fine took a year off but running at IE lately been lookin at b5m`s & t5`s lol they look sweet!!Need to get our track back!!!!!
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Just wrapped up my build, paint tomorrow. My kit was thankfully, complete and no quality issues. Cant wait to hit the clay next week.
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Mine was missing a 5x10 bearing, oh associated..
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Default Can not adjust turnbuckles.....keep popping off!!!

Purchased JConcept Ti turnbuckle set for T5M and can not adjust camber or toe without turnbuckles popping off ball studs. Used black grease but still way tight. Turnbuckle length per manual was off so am having a hassle to adjust since they pop off......bummer.
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Originally Posted by Micah123 View Post
Purchased JConcept Ti turnbuckle set for T5M and can not adjust camber or toe without turnbuckles popping off ball studs. Used black grease but still way tight. Turnbuckle length per manual was off so am having a hassle to adjust since they pop off......bummer.
They take some time to love freely. Just hold the ends for now
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Originally Posted by Micah123 View Post
Purchased JConcept Ti turnbuckle set for T5M and can not adjust camber or toe without turnbuckles popping off ball studs. Used black grease but still way tight. Turnbuckle length per manual was off so am having a hassle to adjust since they pop off......bummer.
Next time you build turnbuckles try this. Chuck turnbuckle in drill, put a dab of chapstick on turnbuckle, screw turnbuckle deeply in ball cup but do it slowly and when you feel it get tighter stop and reverse drill and unscrew it, flip turnbuckle in drill and repeat... As you screw the turnbuckle in it gets hot from the friction and almost melts and forms the threads in ball cup. The capstick melts and provides plenty of lube.
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Originally Posted by 1/4milecrazy View Post
TQ'd in round 2 qual and led from the tone,
Nice
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