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Old 09-07-2007, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default Xray T2 lost my turnbuckle wrench

ok well I didn't lose it, I just don't have it. Can I use some needlenoses or am I going to mess up the turnbuckle, anything else I can use to do it, if not anyone know someone who carrys the turnbuckle wrench as I doubt my LHS does.
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:24 PM   #2
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just make one up yourself. get some wood and cut to size or some plastic lying around.
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:42 PM   #3
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ok another question, why do people call it a spool and not a full time solid axle or a solid diff?
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Old 09-07-2007, 10:15 PM   #4
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Run down to Sears, Home Depot etc... and pickup a small Adjustable Wrench.... Then no you will not have any issue with making changes no matter the size...
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cool, I got one of those I was just worried about damaging the turnbuckle.
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Something or someone will eventually nick the turnbuckles. Nothing in this hobby stays perfect. The post above are good suggestions.
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Do yourself a favor, use the proper wrench. #Hud181030 3mm turnbuckle wrench. Try Stormer, Nexus, or Ashford hobbies.

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I am in the process of machining some combo turnbuckle wrenches.one end will be 3mm the other end will be for lunsford.I machine other tools for RC ,watch the SWAP area and vender area for my post.I will also be making combo wrenches for other cars but I can't post that on the x-ray thread.
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Do yourself a favor, use the proper wrench. #Hud181030 3mm turnbuckle wrench. Try Stormer, Nexus, or Ashford hobbies.

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Finding that Hudy wrench in stock anywhere would be like winning the lottery.
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You should be able to get one of the sheet metal Xray wrenches that come with the kits from someone with more than one kit. Or, just use pliers, ideally hose clamp pliers.
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A guy I met at the track hooked me up with a turnbuckle wrench that is the right size, got my car all set up, except now the car is real tight, I'll be trying to figure out which bearings are busted today I suppose.
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odd suggestion but it works... if you can find a mini wrench off a Tamiya Mini 4WD kit, it will fit with the xray turnbuckles.
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