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Old 06-20-2011, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Shangrila

What's the best way to clean the AW grease off the gear(s)?

Huggies Baby Wipes. Cleans up almost anything.
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:15 PM
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personally experience with AW greas over the gears, i would just get some new gears. that is unless you dont mind scrubbing them with a toothbrush and degreaser
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by oldnwise
Huggies Baby Wipes. Cleans up almost anything.
Brake cleaner or "simple green"
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Fluffy622
Hey guys! Ive been racing my M05 inside my local hobby shop on there new carpet track for a couple months now and am loving it. I was wondering what your ride heights are? Mine is close to 12mm. I have a stock M05, and there are no shock adjustment holes and i cant figure out how to lower it. I would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks
Fluffy, you need to get that sucker down a LOT more. We're talking in the region of 5-6 mm, so half what you're currently running. It'll transform your car.
I'm not sure how you can do it if you're running the bog standard M05 friction shocks as there's no easy way to do it with them.
You're gonna need to change shocks I'm afraid (unless someone else knows any better way?)
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Old 06-21-2011, 05:23 PM
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Anyone using those black gears on there cooper? I ordered a set because I was curious.. Wondering if they will last longer?

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Old 06-21-2011, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by tony gray
Fluffy, you need to get that sucker down a LOT more. We're talking in the region of 5-6 mm, so half what you're currently running. It'll transform your car.
I'm not sure how you can do it if you're running the bog standard M05 friction shocks as there's no easy way to do it with them.
You're gonna need to change shocks I'm afraid (unless someone else knows any better way?)
Hey Tony. I have the oil filled shocks on my M05. I was talkin about how there isnt any shock tower adjustment holes for lower or higher ride height. Any ideas? Thanks
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You dont use shock tower adjustments to change ride height.

Read THIS (about halfway down) to show you how to change your shock length to drop the car down.
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gruman28,

The Tamiya reinforced gear set works the same as the originals. Just black and should last longer. I have these fitted to my car and seems no different to me, they still have the same gear noise, even when using a little spray of silicon lube on them.

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Originally Posted by tony gray
You dont use shock tower adjustments to change ride height.

Read THIS (about halfway down) to show you how to change your shock length to drop the car down.
Wow very cool! I was wondering what those little spacers were for lol. That's a really cool and informative web site. Thanks for the help!
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Thanks. I ordered a set of both. Does anyone know where I can order a set of spline outdrive cups? The ones that go through the diff (guess thats what they are called). I have a few different diffs I use and they all have the old splines on them. Mine are wore out.

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Originally Posted by gruman28
Thanks. I ordered a set of both. Does anyone know where I can order a set of spline outdrive cups? The ones that go through the diff (guess thats what they are called). I have a few different diffs I use and they all have the old splines on them. Mine are wore out.

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Were you after standard (9805368) or hardened (53218) ?
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Does anybody know the part number for the Tamiya M05 adjustable camber links? I cant find them on tower hobbies
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Find attached a Link to Tamiya USA website for Hopups for the MO5. I believe google can be your best friend.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/rcp...=desc&offset=1

In response to your question PNo 54182. Check link above for accuracy.


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Old 06-24-2011, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Fluffy622
Does anybody know the part number for the Tamiya M05 adjustable camber links? I cant find them on tower hobbies
Make your own-----much,much cheaper. All they are is a 3x12 mm set screw with 5mm adjuster ends.
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Thanks Guys!
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