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Old 11-08-2005, 05:33 PM   #4516
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Check that you have the rear uprights oriented the proper way...
sounds like youhave them flipped....
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Old 11-08-2005, 05:41 PM   #4517
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sorry not sure what you mean.
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Old 11-08-2005, 05:52 PM   #4518
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sorry not sure what you mean.
What Windsorguy99 means is the rear hubs that hold the bearings, outdrive, and drive shaft together are install backwards. It a common mistake people make when building their first XRAY.
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Old 11-08-2005, 06:22 PM   #4519
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it was the up rights. Thanks guys.
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Old 11-08-2005, 06:22 PM   #4520
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you gonna run tomorrow RCKnight?
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Old 11-08-2005, 07:01 PM   #4521
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Anybody know where to order part #970050 speedtechrc.co is sold out.
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Old 11-08-2005, 07:53 PM   #4522
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What Windsorguy99 means is the rear hubs that hold the bearings, outdrive, and drive shaft together are install backwards. It a common mistake people make when building their first XRAY.
So your saying he installed thewhole rear hub carrier backwards ?
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Old 11-08-2005, 08:11 PM   #4523
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After 5 years out of the hobby i'm proud to say i now own an xray fk05

Very impressed with how the kit goes together. The manual is very easy to read and follow. There are just afew questions i wanted to ask.

1) When building the Multi-Diff. The manual says something along the lines of "Apply some one-way lube" Is this a product you have to buy spereatly? Can you use the normal grease that comes with the kit?

2) When building the shocks how do you get the clips that screw onto the bottom of the shock rod and clip onto the chassie on? I tried pre threading it with a screw but i can only get it half way on. I don't want to use plyers incase i scratch the shock rod. I also tried holding the shock rod on the top of the tread like they do in the manual but i carn't seem to get it on right.

Any help would be welcomed.
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Old 11-08-2005, 08:53 PM   #4524
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I don't use a multi-diff so I can't help you with the first one.

I'm not sure what you mean by clips. There is a ball end that snaps into the shock end, which in turn threads onto the screw in the arm....If you're having trouble getting the ball to snap in, I believe there is one way that it will snap in and one way that it won't - one side of the shock end is larger than the other.

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Old 11-08-2005, 08:57 PM   #4525
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Rogue makes an awesome aluminum shock plier. It doesnt mark up the shaft. To install the ball ends I put just alittle grease on the threads of the shaft. It made it alittle easier. You still have to put alot of muscle on the plier because the shaft fits tight into the ball end but it helps.
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:09 PM   #4526
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After 5 years out of the hobby i'm proud to say i now own an xray fk05

Very impressed with how the kit goes together. The manual is very easy to read and follow. There are just afew questions i wanted to ask.

1) When building the Multi-Diff. The manual says something along the lines of "Apply some one-way lube" Is this a product you have to buy spereatly? Can you use the normal grease that comes with the kit?

2) When building the shocks how do you get the clips that screw onto the bottom of the shock rod and clip onto the chassie on? I tried pre threading it with a screw but i can only get it half way on. I don't want to use plyers incase i scratch the shock rod. I also tried holding the shock rod on the top of the tread like they do in the manual but i carn't seem to get it on right.

Any help would be welcomed.
Xray makes a one-way lube...not sure what's special about it...or what the material properties are but....here's the link...

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/pro...&kategoria=343

I've never had to use it on my Xrays (not running a one-way anymore)...but it HAS saved me a lot of grief with my MT's!!!
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2) When building the shocks how do you get the clips that screw onto the bottom of the shock rod and clip onto the chassie on? I tried pre threading it with a screw but i can only get it half way on. I don't want to use plyers incase i scratch the shock rod. I also tried holding the shock rod on the top of the tread like they do in the manual but i carn't seem to get it on right.

Any help would be welcomed.
Gizmo, the tight ball cups are a mystery to all Xray builders. Use some old side cut wire cutters to clamp down on the threaded area of the shaft. Make sure it's the closest thread to the smoother part of the shaft. If you can get a hold of a 3mm tapping tool, that helps a lot. Don't tap the whole depth of the ball cup otherwise it'll be toooo loose on the shaft. Hope this makes sense.
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:21 PM   #4528
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and whatever you do, don't put them on too far, or you'll pinch the ball end and your suspension may bind a bit....
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:37 PM   #4529
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When I first tried to thread the shock ends on, I had a problem too. So what I ended up doing was not installing the piston like the instructions said. I installed the e-clip that goes below the shock piston and then stuck the shaft through the bottom and buit the seal. I was then able to grab the shock shaft through the top of the shock where the shaft is flat. It made it worlds eaiser for me. Hope this helps.
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2) When building the shocks how do you get the clips that screw onto the bottom of the shock rod and clip onto the chassie on? I tried pre threading it with a screw but i can only get it half way on. I don't want to use plyers incase i scratch the shock rod. I also tried holding the shock rod on the top of the tread like they do in the manual but i carn't seem to get it on right.

Any help would be welcomed.
I pre threaded the clips with a screw from the kit,then put a drop of oil on the shock rod threads before putting them together.
I also used a good set of needle nose plyers to hold the shock rod.(only use the smooth part of the plyers,and squeese hard enough not to let the shock shaft rotate in the plyers.This will help not to scratch the shock shaft. )Worked like a charm for me.
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