Beef Up Drivetrain

Old 10-22-2007, 01:37 PM
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What can you do to beef up the drivetrains in the 18T. Thx,


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Old 10-22-2007, 02:40 PM
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Add 2 shims to each diff (totaling 4 on each diff), and just make sure your spur and pinion mesh is right.

Some people complain about stripping spurs even if they have made the mesh perfect but its because of the flex the stock chassis has.
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Old 10-22-2007, 04:16 PM
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To help clarify what Jerome said..... The shims go on the short outdrive. Shim as needed to eliminate backlash between ring & pinion, without binding. Shim tighter than normal mesh...
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wat about the CF chassis does it eliminate the the chassis flex.
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Yep. Get the Exotek the price has come down since I got mine, only 114.95 now.
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oh great cool. Wat did u notice after you put on chassis.
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Havnt run it yet, waiting for my lipo and not sure how to install my new servo.
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Hey Jerome,

Can uu keep me posted thx.
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:19 PM
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Yep, add me on msn if you want, it should have the adress in my profile if you click my avatar
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:27 PM
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Jerome,

You got a Pm thx.
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:00 AM
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We run with extreme traction and bl/lipo. Have not seen much problem with spur. Problems arise with spur when used on dirt. spur gets chewed up pretty bad from foreign materials.
Exotech is very cool though! Worth it, from other aspects.
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the car wii be used for onroad purposes. Thx for the help guys.
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