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Old 01-07-2004, 09:47 AM   #8491
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ko's hubs are a great upgrade, unles you get teh xenon upgrade, the pal drive system is another. Depending on what surface you race on, there are other things like mid span arms, etc.
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Old 01-07-2004, 10:49 AM   #8492
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what type of grease/lubrication do you guys use on your one way & diff gear? or do you guys run it dry?
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Old 01-07-2004, 10:53 AM   #8493
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what type of grease/lubrication do you guys use on your one way & diff gear? or do you guys run it dry?
try Ultralon from Paragon:

Ultralon contains PTFE (Teflon), the slipperiest substance known to man. It has been formulated to offer excellent lubricating qualities in even the most dusty environments. Ultralon goes on as a fluid and dries to form a lubrication barrier that will maximize lubricity on almost any moving part. Guaranteed not to attract dust.
1 tube of 1/2oz

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXDT02&P=7
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:13 AM   #8494
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Yah i saw those, really nice. I'm talking with him about a few other parts... those hubs and supports are a little over my budget at the moment.

here is my part list i have on hand.
6711X12 6075x5 6045x1
6712x2 6055x2 6510x1
6713x5 6511x1 6035x2
6709x4 6054x1 6060x2
6111x8 6123x1 6033x1
6140x2 6039x2 6034x1
6120x2 6056x1 6714x1
6103x3 6098x3 6101x1
6131x3 6010x4 6057x1
6012x5 6144x1 6046x2
6011x2 6722x2 6723x1
6150x2 6733x2 6130x3
6071x1 6731x3 6100x1
A027x1 6602x1 6740x1
6048x1 6148x2 6053x4
6108x2 6047x2
6074x4 6058x1 This is just comet parts on hand!
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:15 AM   #8495
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here is my part list i have on hand.
6711X12 6075x5 6045x1
6712x2 6055x2 6510x1
6713x5 6511x1 6035x2
6709x4 6054x1 6060x2
6111x8 6123x1 6033x1
6140x2 6039x2 6034x1
6120x2 6056x1 6714x1
6103x3 6098x3 6101x1
6131x3 6010x4 6057x1
6012x5 6144x1 6046x2
6011x2 6722x2 6723x1
6150x2 6733x2 6130x3
6071x1 6731x3 6100x1
A027x1 6602x1 6740x1
6048x1 6148x2 6053x4
6108x2 6047x2
6074x4 6058x1 This is just comet parts on hand!
no wonder Speedtech is always sold out of parts...
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:27 AM   #8496
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no wonder Speedtech is always sold out of parts...
KO put Steve's kids through college
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:34 AM   #8497
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kids AND grandkids. hey ko.. are you gonna open up your own hobby shop or something? hehe
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:35 AM   #8498
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try Ultralon from Paragon:

Ultralon contains PTFE (Teflon), the slipperiest substance known to man. It has been formulated to offer excellent lubricating qualities in even the most dusty environments. Ultralon goes on as a fluid and dries to form a lubrication barrier that will maximize lubricity on almost any moving part. Guaranteed not to attract dust.
1 tube of 1/2oz

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXDT02&P=7
has anyone actually tried this? i was running my gears dry... and it felt a little freer. any drawbacks to running it dry besides premature wear?
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:38 AM   #8499
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Ko..

want to see the other list of option parts...
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ko has helped ole heath out alot now havent I its nice to have another driver with parts isnt heath
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Hi Guys,

I just got the R3 in stock late yesterday I'm still working through the supplement sheet and a new parts list, so the car will be available for shipping probably later on today or tomorrow. Those of you that placed a pre-order should receive an email from me later on today.

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Well that was sooner than I would have thought. Did you order pink this time around?
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Yah i saw those, really nice. I'm talking with him about a few other parts... those hubs and supports are a little over my budget at the moment.
If you do decide to get them, you'll find that they are worth the cash, especially for what you get at that price...
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Old 01-07-2004, 12:08 PM   #8503
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what type of grease/lubrication do you guys use on your one way & diff gear? or do you guys run it dry?
I have run dry on the last couple cars and it seems to work fine..
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has anyone actually tried this? i was running my gears dry... and it felt a little freer. any drawbacks to running it dry besides premature wear?
Hebiki,
I haven't tried Ultralon yet. I've been using Losi white grease. It has a teflon additive and its fairly light, and my drivetrain is pretty free with the grease compared to running it dry. I've been running the same gears since the 2003 Reedy Race in May and there is no wear.
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you racing this week-end? I'll attend the Friday practice day and Sat. race. Sun.. unlikely.
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