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Old 06-25-2003, 01:10 PM   #16
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Steevo: Actually Robinson pinions use a 5/40 set screw which requires a 1/16th wrench, most other American pinions use a 4/40 set screw which takes a .050 wrench. The 4/40screw and .050 wrench combo is the accepted Standard in this country.
Hmmmmm......... I don't know what the deal is but I can say one thing for sure I use a 1.5mm Hex Driver for my Tamiya Pinions and a .063thou (which is 1/16 or there abouts) Hex Driver for everything else. I have never had the need for a .050 Thou Hex driver which according to my digital calipers is only 1.25mm (smaller than the Tamiya one)

Perhaps things are a little different down under

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Old 06-25-2003, 02:04 PM   #17
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Don't know about the Tamiya pinions, but I know for a fact that HPI pinions use 3mm set screws which require the 1.5mm wrench as stated in the manuals and provided in the kits. The X-Ray uses a 1/16 wrench. The set screws used with the MIP CVDs for instance use the .050 wrench. This is a very small set screw and I seriously doubt it is used in pinions.

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Old 06-25-2003, 07:12 PM   #18
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you should get your hands on that new losi shock tool for ultra fine shock tuning
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Old 06-25-2003, 07:44 PM   #19
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Hey doesn't Tamiya make a similar air-remover tool? As for the Losi shock tool, "SWEEET"
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Old 06-25-2003, 08:01 PM   #20
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I have not seen a similar air removal tool from Tamiya. The Losi shock tool does look sweet but I will stick to my digital calipers for now

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Hey doesn't Tamiya make a similar air-remover tool? As for the Losi shock tool, "SWEEET"
yes they do
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Old 06-26-2003, 12:58 PM   #22
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I still cant seem to find the Tamiya one. Any links folks?

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Old 06-26-2003, 02:39 PM   #23
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Me neither......
To be honest I have never heard of one from Tamiya...
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Me neither......
To be honest I have never heard of one from Tamiya...
i have heard that they do but can't get a hold of one.

if anyone wants to sell their ride air shock remover pm me. i want to buy one.
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Old 06-27-2003, 09:46 AM   #25
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The Tamiya version is exactly the same as the Ride...it just has a Tamiya sticker! A bit like the Tamiya camber gauge being the same as the Serpent gauge (it even still has the Serpent molding!)

I've been using the Ride version for a few years. You have to do it a few times before all the air is expelled. It is not bad!
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