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Old 04-08-2004, 04:39 PM
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The BK bones are cool, but just like Matt Francis told me, they are just like running a new outdrive.

The black belt is worth the cash, but I am already experiencing skipping with it if it isn't tight. That is with every other tooth cut off though, so the standard belt may not have that problem.
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Old 04-08-2004, 04:49 PM
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Originally posted by lazyboy
any word on those bk bones yet??
Exactly what Randy said, I think they only make my outdrives last a few more runs before they start digging into them again. As long as you keep the gouges(sp?) off of the outdrives by filing them flat each run the regular losi bones should be fine. They are just another bling part on the car that adds more bling than performance.
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Old 04-08-2004, 05:17 PM
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k thanks guys for replying so quick,

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Old 04-08-2004, 08:36 PM
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Originally posted by Randman
About 1 in 10 aren't loud, so you got a lucky one. The blue gears are all quiet though, so I'll stick with them.
So I just have to buy 10 or so Kevlars....he, he...And a sound gun!

Actually, mine is moderately noisy; but, I see (hear) your point about listening to the motor whine...Sweet!

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Old 04-08-2004, 09:37 PM
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Originally posted by James Nguyen
Exactly what Randy said, I think they only make my outdrives last a few more runs before they start digging into them again. As long as you keep the gouges(sp?) off of the outdrives by filing them flat each run the regular losi bones should be fine. They are just another bling part on the car that adds more bling than performance.
If your BK bones are still digging into the outdrive, something may be wrong, I've run mine since day 1 with the car and still no signs of wear at all. Actually I've gotta get some more bearings, because my CVD's are worn out and need to be replaced.
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I think matts bones are wear a tad bit also. ??? dunno, maybe i need to machine the bearings in on the pin more. i've only ran one set so far, but maybe its just me seeing things.
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I didn't mill down the CVD to make the bearing sit flush with the outdrive, so I dont think that's the problem. My tolerances are very tight with very little slop though. I actually mill it tight and then take a file and make it perfect.
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Old 04-08-2004, 10:30 PM
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ok, i think its just my tolerances on the outdrive itself. I'll machine the outdrive tighter and file it to fit perfectly.
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Old 04-08-2004, 11:03 PM
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It'll be worth a shot, I have about .002 slop on the outdrives, so there really isnt much at all.
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Old 04-09-2004, 12:16 AM
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question?

i have a xxx's losi planning it to run mod. motors. i have a d5 8x1 what's the best ratio i'm a gonna used?

our local track the lay out is more on technical and combination of high speed. the straight is about close to 50 meters.
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Originally posted by brians11
does anyone know of a place (online or local hobbyshop) that has the new belt kit in for the sedan? tryin to find one....
Good question.
I have been looking for weeks.
I don't know of any it's like trying to hit the lottery.
does anyone have any info on where to get one?
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Old 04-09-2004, 06:42 AM
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are u guys talking about the new black belt cause my lhs has em
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Old 04-09-2004, 07:51 AM
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Originally posted by rice
question?

i have a xxx's losi planning it to run mod. motors. i have a d5 8x1 what's the best ratio i'm a gonna used?

our local track the lay out is more on technical and combination of high speed. the straight is about close to 50 meters.
I'd go 26/128, if it tops out too early, then go 27/128.
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Originally posted by craziracer
are u guys talking about the new black belt cause my lhs has em
What is your lhs Phone#?
Thanks.
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just waiting for my long belt system to arrive
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