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Old 01-15-2007, 09:14 AM   #631
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Has anyone put any thought into swapping the 1 piece links out for 3 piece links? When I had my 3.2R I swapped it out to the 3 piece links to keep the slop out. Anyone try this or have any ideas on how best to do it?
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Old 01-15-2007, 11:39 AM   #632
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dr_hfuhuhurr, I do like that idea, Let me know what parts you use if you do it.
The only problem I see would be getting the the correct size without having the pod cocked in any way.



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...but i do wish the axle was still small...
I am glad they designed the car with bigger axles. I can't recall how many times I've been bit by slightly bent 1/8" axles. It didn't seem to matter if they were steel or Ti, they bend pretty easy. These new 3/16" axles don't look like they'll bend at all.
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Old 01-15-2007, 01:39 PM   #634
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Scott's bent.
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Old 01-15-2007, 03:54 PM   #635
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I've seen two front arms break, and they both fractured at the point where the screw holds the arm to the chassis. In both cases the main 8-32 screws were too short to go all the way through the arm (which happens with the stock screws and bigger tires). I've been running longer screws that go all the way through the holes in the arm (plus smaller tires which lowers the arm) and haven't had a problem yet... Is this where everyone else is breaking arms?

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All three that I broke, snapped right at the front screw. Almost identical breaks.
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Was wondering if anyone has installed the Gen-X frontend on one of the older cars? If so, how did it change the steering?

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Old 01-16-2007, 04:50 PM   #638
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I've seen two front arms break, and they both fractured at the point where the screw holds the arm to the chassis. In both cases the main 8-32 screws were too short to go all the way through the arm (which happens with the stock screws and bigger tires). I've been running longer screws that go all the way through the holes in the arm (plus smaller tires which lowers the arm) and haven't had a problem yet... Is this where everyone else is breaking arms?

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i did not break mine like that,it broke buy the lower ball.
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I am glad they designed the car with bigger axles. I can't recall how many times I've been bit by slightly bent 1/8" axles. It didn't seem to matter if they were steel or Ti, they bend pretty easy. These new 3/16" axles don't look like they'll bend at all.
this is true for that,but the smaller bearings work better,and have less slop in them.
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Has anyone put any thought into swapping the 1 piece links out for 3 piece links? When I had my 3.2R I swapped it out to the 3 piece links to keep the slop out. Anyone try this or have any ideas on how best to do it?
try using the rpm center links,part # 70892
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Old 01-16-2007, 05:12 PM   #641
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The o-ring lets the battery jump up and hit the shock, then it pops the battery back into place. I was stumped too until someone told me...
then how did i do this in my L4 last year,i think its inertia,like when you hit the front but your rear axle breaks.
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I broke 2 lower A Arms Sunday, BUT if I didn't hit the boards and if I didn't put my car on the track where it shouldn't have been I would have never broke them. + I was using Associated front end parts, so I can't say anything about the GenX front end. I have one but I haven't installed it yet because I am afraid I will break it and I don't have any extra parts. , I also had to get bearings for it which was another reason I haven't install it yet. ( Thanks Greg ).

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Old 01-18-2007, 01:10 PM   #643
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Just installed my LRP Sphere. The connectors are from Integy 3.5mm Euro Connectors. I think it'll work, can't wait to try it out Sunday.

Also...you can see the black aluminum on there as well.
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Blake,

Very nice and clean... I may have to look into going with some plugs...

Have you tested the side-to-side balance?

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Old 01-18-2007, 01:23 PM   #645
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Thanks...the right side is a bit light but not much at all. I'll get that fixed tonight or tomorrow.
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