12r5 to 10r5

Old 03-18-2009, 06:57 AM
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Default 12r5 to 10r5

what parts are needed to do the conversion?
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:26 AM
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I think you will better off buying a new or used 10r5 kit instead of trying to piece together all the parts for a conversion.
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I just priced out all the pieces at Stormer and converting it would run you $171. A new kit sets you back $250. Seems like a no brainer.

The parts numbers are ASC8510 thru ASC8522 a total of 13 different items.
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Old 03-18-2009, 11:20 AM
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Just looking at that list and there may be a couple more items you would want. I don't have a 10r5 so I could be wrong though. For instance, with the old 12L4 style front end the 1/10th's had a longer kingpin and spring. I would think you would want to do the same.

I think it would be better to keep an eye out for a good deal on a used 10r5. Then you would have two cars.
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:58 AM
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Default 10R5 to 12R5 ??

Just wondering: what about converting the other way? 10R5 to 12R5. Would it need much more than chassis, kingpins, hubs?
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Old 04-06-2011, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by gramm View Post
Just wondering: what about converting the other way? 10R5 to 12R5. Would it need much more than chassis, kingpins, hubs?
maybe you two can swap cars??
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