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Old 11-24-2014, 05:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Jamison R View Post
They are just pressed in. The new spool the outdrives screw on. I bought the new style spool and the outdrive broke after I was forced into a board. I guess it's better because I just ordered outdrives. The bad part it was on my first run with new spool. I was upset for a bit. Put in gear diff and made it through the day. The spool on the A700 imo is the weak link of this car. But I will take it over all the other cars many weak links. Jmho
Same thing happens to me!
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Speaking of which, for any awesomatix drivers going to the us indoor champs this weekend, since hanulec is not going i will have a care package of parts available if anyone needs anything
Well... since you're offering! Check your PM, please
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Originally Posted by Jamison R View Post
They are just pressed in. The new spool the outdrives screw on. I bought the new style spool and the outdrive broke after I was forced into a board. I guess it's better because I just ordered outdrives. The bad part it was on my first run with new spool. I was upset for a bit. Put in gear diff and made it through the day. The spool on the A700 imo is the weak link of this car. But I will take it over all the other cars many weak links. Jmho
I agree, compared to what other cons other cars have this is very miniscule.
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Had my first run with my new A700EVO on Saturday. If you were on the fence about picking one up - don't be! Props to Mike Gee and Manny Flores for the setup help and encouragement.

Best of luck to all my new Awesomatix family members traveling to Cleveland this weekend.
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Stogie View Post
Well... since you're offering! Check your PM, please
+1

Also Anyone know where I can buy some suspension arms
And P04s
And st-17-1-s

I clipped a board. And my front dcjs are getting worn.

I'd really like to drive this car - it is hands down the best car I've ever driven,

- but it's really hard for me to race/crash as frequently as I would like if I can't find parts.....
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:03 PM
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They are just pressed in. The new spool the outdrives screw on. I bought the new style spool and the outdrive broke after I was forced into a board. I guess it's better because I just ordered outdrives. The bad part it was on my first run with new spool. I was upset for a bit. Put in gear diff and made it through the day. The spool on the A700 imo is the weak link of this car. But I will take it over all the other cars many weak links. Jmho
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Shouldn't buy new style spool?
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Imo the new style spool is better. Just keep a couple spare outdrives. Just like any other car with replaceable outdrives.

wstuart- awesomatix usa is generally very good about keeping things in stock. He sent a good chunk of the inventory to support awesomatix drivers at the us indoor champs, so this is why some things are out of stock at the moment. Hanulec has done a great job keeping stuff in stock imo.
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Originally Posted by geeunit1014 View Post
Imo the new style spool is better. Just keep a couple spare outdrives. Just like any other car with replaceable outdrives.

wstuart- awesomatix usa is generally very good about keeping things in stock. He sent a good chunk of the inventory to support awesomatix drivers at the us indoor champs, so this is why some things are out of stock at the moment. Hanulec has done a great job keeping stuff in stock imo.

Oh good,
Thanks for the quick reply
I think I got your email too. If you guys restock as fast as you reply to emails I should be able to keep bouncing my car off the boards
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Any idea of the factory fluid weight in the original dampers? (DL1/DR1)

I noticed last night during maintenance that this used car I bought had a blown one and I don't think they're supported any more. It was leaking fluid and the piston screw was spinning freely so the dampening was way lower than the right side. I managed to get it apart and tried 30k fluid but still feels light. I'm thinking it's around 50k? Or I rebuilt it wrong.

This used car in "good shape" is approaching the cost of a new kit very quickly.



Edit: I'll be at the Champs so no time to order new dampers, nor am I sure I want to drop the money on a full set.
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Originally Posted by nwagner View Post
Any idea of the factory fluid weight in the original dampers? (DL1/DR1)

I noticed last night during maintenance that this used car I bought had a blown one and I don't think they're supported any more. It was leaking fluid and the piston screw was spinning freely so the dampening was way lower than the right side. I managed to get it apart and tried 30k fluid but still feels light. I'm thinking it's around 50k? Or I rebuilt it wrong.

This used car in "good shape" is approaching the cost of a new kit very quickly.



Edit: I'll be at the Champs so no time to order new dampers, nor am I sure I want to drop the money on a full set.
The dr6/dl6 dampers are 60k fluid, and i believe the original dampers were a little stiffer than that, 70k ot 80k maybe. A while back oleg had a "trade in program" to upgrade to new dampers at a reduced cost, I think at iic hanulec said he would still honor it
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Originally Posted by geeunit1014 View Post
The dr6/dl6 dampers are 60k fluid, and i believe the original dampers were a little stiffer than that, 70k ot 80k maybe. A while back oleg had a "trade in program" to upgrade to new dampers at a reduced cost, I think at iic hanulec said he would still honor it
Hmm, I'll ask Hanulec about the trade-in eventually. I've been blowing up his inbox lately so need to take a break or else he'll stop replying to me
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Parts are in and inventory is updated. New SD2 now available, along with the AT04-2 and AM50 to update your car..

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Old 11-28-2014, 09:42 PM
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Just curious. does the main shaft has a little bit of play when u move forward/backward? thanks!
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Just curious. does the main shaft has a little bit of play when u move forward/backward? thanks!
Yup, as long as it is captured by the spring in the front its fine.
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Yup, as long as it is captured by the spring in the front its fine.
is there a spring in the front? mine doesnt have one.
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