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Old 08-29-2009, 12:48 PM   #16
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yeah like they said above i wouldnt go with an electric 4 tec. there are much better out there. now if it was nitro id say yes cause the nitro 4 tech is sick fast.

I mainly stick with Yokomo myself but they can get up there in price.
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Old 08-30-2009, 10:24 AM   #17
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I have had an elec 4tec for a couple years (before my Tamiyas). The diffs have a small bolt that strips the diff housing out very easily, especially if using other than stock motor. I had the Velineon brushless in my 4tec, it was very fast, but I was rebuilding the diffs w new parts every other use.( the part #4281 @ 6$) It was a very very durable car other than that. Have fun with it.
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most likely if you take them out, (the differentials) you will find a small screw going through the middle. if you tighten this down a bit it should stop the slippage
Thank you both. I don't plan on keeping it too long. I mainly just want to see if I like these kind of cars, without paying too much. So far I dig how it handles, I just need to get this fixed so I can get a good feel for it.


I'll look in to both of these suggestions.
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Old 08-31-2009, 10:02 AM   #18
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Anyone know where I can purchase these parts? Or does any have any extra laying around?

Everywhere I look only has a couple pieces. I'd like to pay for shipping only once.

The ball diff. itself is Traxxas part #4280.

Here is a link to the rest of the parts. (4281, 2722, 4360, 2723, 4282, 4287, 4283)

http://www.traxxas.com/PDF-Library/4...310_tranny.pdf
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Old 08-31-2009, 10:53 AM   #19
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I have my 4-tec with all my spare parts in 4 sale section (its also listed on ebay ). I have 2 #4281 diff screws, new belts f&r, graphite chassis, alloy knuckles, ect. Its probably more than your looking for, but a whole car is alot of spare parts.
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Wanna get rid of any of the spare diff parts? While the car is nice, at a good price, i don't plan on keeping it long. just want it to test the TC waters, so buying another one isn't something I'm too interested in. But definitely a nice ride.
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No problem. It was my first touring car, it got me addicted. The car is advertised with the diff parts. If it doesnt sell on Ebay (think ends saturday) I will no doubt hook you up with the 2 new diff parts cheap. I will let u know this weekend. Take it easy.
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Awesome. Thank you. As to not wish bad on you, I'll wish good on me. . Nah but really, I'll be awaiting a PM. Please let me know the results.
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