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Old 09-07-2014, 09:26 AM   #1
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I recently purchased a set of takata green traxxas volk te37 wheels for my AE TC4 and when I go to tighten the nut my wrench doesn't fit in the center of the wheels so it wont tighten all the way is there any special tool I could use to make them fit?
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Old 09-07-2014, 05:32 PM   #2
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I have the same problem with my tc4 and HPI wheels. A small pair of needle nose pliers is about the only thing I've found that works
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I have the same problem with my tc4 and HPI wheels. A small pair of needle nose pliers is about the only thing I've found that works
I went to ace hardware and put washers and did it that way for now. I am going to look into finding smaller hex nuts if possible. the ones on there now are wider than my friends tc3 nuts.. but the thread doesn't fit my car so I couldn't use his
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You can grind / sand down the outside of your nut driver so it fits inside the rim, our find another that has a thin wall so it will fit.
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Old 09-07-2014, 06:30 PM   #5
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http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=331229913918&alt=web

O'Donnell 11/32" nut driver. It has a thin wall, it's what I use with my TC4 and haven't had an issue.
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http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=331229913918&alt=web

O'Donnell 11/32" nut driver. It has a thin wall, it's what I use with my TC4 and haven't had an issue.
nice! ill try that one 4 sure.
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the hudy drivers also have a thin sidewall. I have used it on my TC3 without problems, just the cost
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Old 09-07-2014, 08:06 PM   #8
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I just shaved the center of the te37 wheels with a razor and flipped the nut around and it grabbed and tightened good now without the washers! I will be ordering that tool but for now this will work fine. thanks all for the links and advice
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wiha's nutdrivers are thin walled and plenty good quality for the price. last I looked they were at fry's. wiha's website catalog isn't easy to navigate, look under

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