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Old 01-06-2012, 03:40 AM   #1
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i use the new version 2 spec r ecs front driveshafts on my xray t3 the problem is the wheel nuts keep coming loose ( never came loose on the original xray driveshafts )was told to use serrated wheel nuts i did this but after a few runs still came loose any one got any ideas how to stop the wheel nuts coming loose ? thanks
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Old 01-06-2012, 05:10 AM   #2
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the only reason serrated wheel nuts will loosen is;
  • They were never tighten in the first place, and/or
  • The hex in the plastic wheel is flogged out and due to acceleration & braking it will slowly work the serrated wheel nut loose...



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Old 02-08-2012, 05:10 AM   #3
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...Or the axle is fractionaly undersize so although the serrated sections bite into the wheel, the thread isn't that tight between the wheel nut and axle which allows vibration to effect it.

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Assuming the axle bit is the same for all versions, my bd5 version hasn't had any problem for the last 4 months of use. Which includes chassis snapping crashes XD
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