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Old 08-17-2010, 05:33 PM   #136
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A good question that seemed to get skipped. Are there any plans for a boot to go over the joints?
I think carefully applied shrink tubing could do the trick, especially if it were the flexible Neoprene type.
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Old 08-19-2010, 08:10 AM   #137
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Mine turned up today After cleaning the instructions say lube with ZX1 oil and pack with suitable grease. What the hell is ZX1 oil and is it ok to use cv joint grease from real cars.
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looks like its for full scale cars,I've ordered my ones but didnt know we need that oil...
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:03 AM   #139
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looks like its for full scale cars,I've ordered my ones but didnt know we need that oil...
Looks like they make a small bottle for RC cars.

http://www.team-zx1.com/Micro-Lube

I wonder if its available in the US, or what is the equivalent?
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Looks like they make a small bottle for RC cars.

I wonder if its available in the US, or what is the equivalent?
Search Google for zx1-america
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:30 AM   #141
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ordered one micro Cheers PaL
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:43 AM   #142
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This is small bottle for RC use http://www.racing-cars.com/pp/New_Ca...t_SX/G200.html
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:00 PM   #143
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Got mine today, I am not doubting what they say is right but it seem unusual to mix oil and grease together??

Any one care to enlightening me?? I guess they been tested and tested I am just interested in the philosophy behind it
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You might want to try this:

http://www.team-zx1.com/Super-Grease

This is a very high quality grease with the zx-1 oil incorporated into it.
We use it for the CV joints in professional 1:1 motorsports.

Or you could try lubing the cv only using the oil, oiling them picks up a lot less dirt compared to grease. You only have to oil them regularly, every two runs or so.
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Any suitable grease will be fine. We use an engineering grease with ptfe (teflon) when they are built as it is a bit more viscous than the moly grease (black), but any grease and bearing oil will do fine. ZX1 is great but i think orion and LRP do some bearing oil. As with all rotating metal components bearings included, lubrication is essential.
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Well, I decided to put in an order to try them, as well as the ZX-1 oil.

Directions were then emailed to me for the oil to boil the parts, then add the oil when dry and hot. Once cooled the oil bonds to the metal and creates much less friction. Interesting, and if it seems to work, may have to buy some for my 1:1 car!
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We have noticed that the front CVS clips were changed from the original prototypes. As a result under full lock the clips have the possibility of coming out causing the CVS to fail.

We are extremely sorry and disappointed and a revised clip (rebuild kit) will be sent out on Monday to all customers.

Please accept our sincere apologies for this problem.

The rear CVS will be okay.

So we would ask you not to use them until you have fitted the new clips.

Again I can only apologise for the inconvienence, but we want you get get the best from these products.
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How long does it take to post the order?
This is my second day still processing!
Or do you think there is something wrong on my order?
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We have noticed that the front CVS clips were changed from the original prototypes. As a result under full lock the clips have the possibility of coming out causing the CVS to fail.

We are extremely sorry and disappointed and a revised clip (rebuild kit) will be sent out on Monday to all customers.

Please accept our sincere apologies for this problem.

The rear CVS will be okay.

So we would ask you not to use them until you have fitted the new clips.

Again I can only apologise for the inconvienence, but we want you get get the best from these products.
That's got to suck... I am very impressed though that with seemingly no complaints from the public, you guys have identified and fixed the issue. And then also let us know about it. ++ Work!

Still waiting for mine to arrive in Aus... guess I'll be waiting a bit longer for the rebuild kit as well. Fingers crossed they are here in the next couple of days.. got some state titles I wanted to run them at!
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Hi ive just added the cvd's and spool for my mi4 to my shopping cart.... And just wondered if I need to worry about the rebuild kit or anything else.

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