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Old 08-15-2010, 04:37 PM
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Well i bought a bunch of stuff for the ole' savvy today,

FLM LCG TVPS
Hitec 5955tg Servo
New style servo saver
HD Spring
Avid bearings
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Old 08-15-2010, 05:18 PM
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Awesome. Staying stock length?
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Old 08-15-2010, 06:39 PM
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Yes atleast for the time being, because i LOVE this body, and i dont want it to look akward with ext tvps.
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:28 AM
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You bought the chassis but you didn't buy the motor plate/servo plate?! FRONT TANK THAT THING.

The truck becomes 100x more reliable in tune if you do a front tank mod!
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When you switch over to the flm tvps I would do a mid tank setup. I used a truggy tank with a clunk in it and she stays running forever when I tip it over. Mid tank makes it hold your tune better as it doesn't lean out on the 2nd half of a tank. Lets see some vids of that beast running.
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:43 PM
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Well i got my servo today and got it in, but ran into a little problem, i couldnt get the nut inside the left front wheel to loosen and eventually after trying (of course) i stripped it ... now what do i do? (its not COMPLETELY rounded, but its def stripped) idk what would be on it that wouldnt let it move AT ALL, but now idk what to do..
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Old 08-19-2010, 03:26 PM
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Is it possible you have LH thread on that corner?
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I didnt know they could be LH threads????
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Yeah i believe the chrome/silver wheel nuts are Lh thread
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Wow i feel like an idiot, just went and tried again and it popped right off by turning the oposite direction (wasent as stripped as i thought), and i noticed that my wheel hex instead of being in the outlined part of the wheel that it should be, it seems to be turned at little (like its slowly stripping)

time for some jb weld lol
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Yes, those nuts on the left side are LH threads. Gotta watch yourself sometimes, I don't know about you guys, but I get in the habit of other vehicles and try loosening them like its RH threaded until I catch myself, lol.
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Originally Posted by wolf16731 View Post
Yes, those nuts on the left side are LH threads. Gotta watch yourself sometimes, I don't know about you guys, but I get in the habit of other vehicles and try loosening them like its RH threaded until I catch myself, lol.
Yeah thats what i thought, i wasnt aware that the threads on an older savvy were LH thread on the one side..
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So, with the FLM plates, for the tank mod if I have their servo mounting bracket I don't have to make my own (but I do have to figure out how to mount the tank to the bracket)? I may have ordered that bracket back when I got the TVPs. Gotta go check the garage...
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Originally Posted by All4BSpinnin View Post
Yeah thats what i thought, i wasnt aware that the threads on an older savvy were LH thread on the one side..
As I said before, I had my Savage since 2003, and I still forget about that. So I wouldn't feel so bad if I were you, instead, whenever something goes wrong because of you just think to yourself, "I bet that wolf16731 still does this after thousands of times, lmao."
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Servo came yesterday
flm tvps and other random flm goodies hopefully coming tomorrow
servo saver set, hd spring, avid ceramic bearings next week sometime


i tried i kimbrough servo saver i had laying around today on this new servo and it would BARELY move the tires, i think because it was just overpowering the spring in these crappy little servo savers lol.
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