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Old 09-08-2011, 08:32 AM
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When changing motors in different vehicles, how do you know what clutch to use with each motor....how do you know if you use a 2 3 or 4 shoe ?....how do you know which clutch bell ?

I know about going to lhs but......... they want to sell me what they have not necessarily what I want. I have learned whatever they get the best deal on that week is what happens to be the latest and greatest.
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:51 AM
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mgt, we kind of need to know a little more info. if you are talking 1/8th scale you can use pretty much any 3 or 4 shoe clutch as long as you use the correct clutch bell with it, a 3 shoe clutch will go with a 3 shoe clutch bell ect. i am not aware of any 2 shoe clutch for 1/8th scale, only 1/10th scale. basically any 3 or 4 shoe clutch and clutch bell will fit any .21 and up motor, but you still need to shim it accordingly. if you tell us which r/c this is for i am sure you will get alot more input. also what size motor you are running.
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:59 AM
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Right now I am running the original .50 motors that came with the mgt 8.0. I am looking to go down to the dynamite .26 or .28 motors to make the trucks the 4.6 version. I dont care much for the .50 size and dont like the 3 needle adjustments
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I run an integy 3 shoe clutch setup in my MGT (well everythin actually), and as long as the clutch bell is for an MT you should be fine. I have found out there are some bells for truggies and buggies that wont work on an MT, but most standard 1/8 clutch bells are fine.

You dont want to sell one of those .50's with the exhaust cheap do you? haha
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Thanks again...and I don't know if/when I will get to one of the conversions so Im not going to do anything with the motors or pipes until I actually have the time to remove and replace them.
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I found the M2C 2-shoe aluminum clutch set for the Revo worked exceptionally well. They included three different sets of springs which was great for me, since I was inexperienced with how aluminum shoes would grab. A quick check shows they have really expanded their product line over the past couple years.
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