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Old 06-30-2011, 06:27 AM
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Hello, where can i buy shorter pinion set screws than the one that comes with the pinion?
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:39 AM
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I just grind the set screws down with a Dremel. I use an old pinion to hold the set screw in place and grind away.

You can also try McMaster-Carr http://www.mcmaster.com/ They sell all kinds of fasteners in bulk.
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dumb question..... But WHY??? Sorry intrigued ?
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Originally Posted by poochy View Post
Hello, where can i buy shorter pinion set screws than the one that comes with the pinion?
I just use a flat file to take a little off.
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Originally Posted by jjfo80 View Post
dumb question..... But WHY??? Sorry intrigued ?
thanks-will uses dremel or filer.

good question,,,,on the mi4cx-to get the motor as close to center line as possible-the pinion is flipped over so the pinion teeth number faces the lipo--the set screw is about 1mm too long--it slightly rubs the front belt causing slow wear and tear....
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Originally Posted by poochy View Post
thanks-will uses dremel or filer.

good question,,,,on the mi4cx-to get the motor as close to center line as possible-the pinion is flipped over so the pinion teeth number faces the lipo--the set screw is about 1mm too long--it slightly rubs the front belt causing slow wear and tear....

Ok cool thanks..... My tc6 and really any car I have had doesnt and hasnt had that problem
But thank you for explaining....
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