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Old 06-30-2013, 12:39 AM   #46
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I would like to add some feedback for the reflex dcj's.
I like reflex racing products but twice now their dcj's have failed me.
Both times it has been the same problem which i believe is a design issue.
I am referring to the narrow axle dcj's for the tc6.1.
The retaining ring system which holds the pins in place needs improvement, it is pretty much a direct copy of the retaining ring that holds the pin on the original cva's have but the flimsy 'ring' (silver) that comes with the reflex dcj's is very weak and the pinching isnt enough to make it hold tight enough, and the channel its meant to sit in is not sufficient enough for it to sit neatly. The newer black rings seem to be tougher but they are too short - they dont reach fully around on the bigger side of the coupling to hold the pin sucurely enough.
So when i say failed me, i mean when the ring has failed to hold the hinge pin, one end of the pin has slipped out of the coupling which then in turn makes the little knob on the axle side squash the cup part on the dogbone side and this means you can't push the pin back because both parts parts cant meet inside the coupling so your up for new dcj bones.

I hope this expains what i mean, i could try posting photos if not.
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Old 06-30-2013, 12:52 AM   #47
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I know with my Reflex dcj's the pin on the larger side with the silver ring is too long, once I filed a small amount off so the pin it sits inside the grove and the clip sits much better and doesn't move,

I build mine from scratch like this and haven't had one fail as yet. I am also running the narrow TC6.1 ones with a 5T mod.

Something to try if you haven't already, and make sure the direction of the clip is correct.

If you have tried these already just ignore me

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Old 06-30-2013, 03:17 AM   #48
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Thanks, i will try that.
I just got the dremel out and managed to save the dogbone, but upon assembling it again, i can see its only a matter of time before the ring slips again.


ps. I just wanted to add that my earlier post wasn't meant to be a beatup of reflex parts, they really do have some good products and the service they provide of making aftermarket improvements for cars that the actual makers of the cars should be doing is appreciated.
The DCJ's do work well. If anyone has a TC6.1 and tried accelerating at full lock would definately have seen the wheel chatter that the standard cva's make. The dcj's will eliminate that.
If they had the same retaining clip and groove for it to sit that the standard cva's have then they would be just about flawless.

maybe in version 3

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Old 06-30-2013, 12:07 PM   #49
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All the new DCJ's come with new clips.

They now include 2 types of black clips. 1 pair that is almost overlapping and 1 set that is not. The nearly overlapping clips go on the wide side and are long enough to cover the pin hole. These are really tough clips and have extreme holding power. They are even kind of hard to install, but they will not come off.

The other clips are the shorter black clips that are meant to be used on the narrow side of the DCJ.

All the black clip packs come with 5pcs short black and 5pcs long black clips. They look similar, but are different. Make sure you install the right ones on each side.
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:47 PM   #50
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I also use some thin heatshrink to hold the spring clips in place.

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when are the rear diffusers gonna be availible ???
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Old 08-06-2013, 12:59 PM   #52
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Not sure right now. We will look to place a TRG order some time next week and then it should take about 2-3 weeks to receive them. So my guess is about end of the Month.
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