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Old 01-20-2003, 05:03 AM   #16
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well, i tried forcing them but they still wont fit. ill look for yoke balls as what dtm suggested. thanks for the inputs
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The Tamiya balls are metric- 5mm.....you will have a very hard time using a 4.3mm ball cup!!
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on the TL01 they are 3mm (I think). So will rpm ball cups and tie rods and turnbuckles fit a TL01?
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Old 01-30-2003, 04:29 PM   #19
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just wondering if the RPM ball cups are 4.3mm
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Old 01-30-2003, 04:38 PM   #20
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Originally posted by James Nguyen
I agree with Impact, the Schumacher ball cups and ball stud are about the best you are gonna get. I have had HPI, RPM, AE, and Losi ball cups pop off on me. I have never had a single Schumacher ball cups pop off. Maybe it is because they are harder than heck to pop onto the ball stud.
No kidding, I have thumbs of steel now after diassembling/reassembling my mission a few times. Holy cow those things take some force to get on and off.

In one crash, I hit hard enough split the lower front A-arm off the hinge pin, but all the ball cups were still securely fastened everywhere.
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