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Old 05-09-2003, 10:10 AM
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Has anyone used the red compound kit tires that come in the G+ kit? How well do they work? Does anyone know the specs or temp range for these tires?
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Old 05-09-2003, 10:18 AM
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Yeah, the tires that come with the kit are super soft, meant for running in cold conditions. If I ran them at SRS they would blister and shred in about 2 minutes. Save them for winter.
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Old 05-09-2003, 10:37 AM
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Are you talking about the Kit tires for the G+ or the standard XXXS??

The tires which come with the G+ are in fact pink compound... one step harder than the reds and the tires in the standard kit are blue is memory serves correctly...

My thoughts on these tires is that they are great for use in setting steering trim... nothing more.

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Old 05-09-2003, 10:47 AM
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It is the G+ kit. The dot looked red to me but it could also have been pink. I have used the low profile yellows before and had good luck with them and was just trying to see how these tires would compare. It they aren't any good then I will not even mount them up.
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Old 05-09-2003, 03:25 PM
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Has anyone had any problems that create a groove in the belt on the xxx-s. My car was squealing so I loosened the gear mesh and it stopped but I saw that there was a groove in the belt. Could the gear mesh have caused this?I checked an there was nothing else that could have caused it that I could tell.

P.S. Ive been driving on my asphault street and ive been having problems with small rocks getting in my fantom stock motor and locking it up and it recently started happening i don't know why. Please Help?

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Old 05-09-2003, 03:34 PM
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Well, Number 1: DON'T DRIVE THE CAR ON PUBLIC STREETS!!!

You may think the drive train is sealed, but rocks and dirt can still get in through the gear cover.

Number 2: take the diff cover's off the front and rear, you may have a small rock in there that is rubbing on the belt.
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Old 05-09-2003, 06:17 PM
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The tires which come with the G+ are in fact pink compound...
My G+ kit came with silvers.
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My G+ kit came with pink compound tires.
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Old 05-10-2003, 07:15 AM
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The kit tires suck and the rims will crack in the center.If you bought a G-Plus I would think you bought it to race and not to street bash it.Use the kit rims & tires as "extras" when you sell your old car.Thats all their good for.
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Old 05-10-2003, 07:54 AM
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Anyone have trouble with the stock wheel nuts? I haven't yet but my TC3 had big thick nuts like that stock and they came off all the time. I switched to Trinity low profile and no more problem on that car. Just wondering if I should switch on the Losi before I do have a problem.
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I was told to put them in backwards after mine flew out during a race. It never happened again. You gotta put them on tight, not like other screws where you kinda let it stop early.
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Old 05-10-2003, 11:14 AM
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Do you guys know where Todd Hodge got his titanium screws that were on his car in the R/C Car issue? Where do you get a titanium turnbuckle that attaches from the servo horn to the steering rack ( Like the one on Todd Hodge's car in r/c car)?
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Old 05-10-2003, 02:00 PM
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Which month of R/C Car is that article in?
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Old 05-10-2003, 02:35 PM
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I used a yokomo turnbuckle,For the ti screw kit I bought mine from my LHS(showtime hobbies)I think the brand is TRI,but I'm not sure.I do know it was not cheap($68).
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Originally posted by M Ignacio
Do you guys know where Todd Hodge got his titanium screws that were on his car in the R/C Car issue? Where do you get a titanium turnbuckle that attaches from the servo horn to the steering rack ( Like the one on Todd Hodge's car in r/c car)?
also the white ball cups he has? does anybody know who made them?
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