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Old 11-26-2007, 10:40 AM   #1
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Default Need Help with 8ight Steering Arm

I've got a problem with the insert inside my 8ight's steering arm stripping out. If I land a jump wrong and hit the outside of the wheel, it will strip the teeth off of the insert and throw my steering off. Have any of you had this same problem?
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Your servo saver might be too tight, which will put more pressure on the servo/servo Arm to hold the tires turned. I've never stripped the insert on the stock Servo arm, but i would make sure your servo saver isn't too tight. You can always upgrade to the Aluminum Servo Arms by Losi, part numbers below:

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I would also check to make sure you are using the right insert for the servo. If you are using the wrong insert it may not fit right and that could cause it to strip out. I have been using the same insert for about 2 months now with plenty of tumbles and I haven't had any trouble. That is the only problem i could see that would happen other than what has already been stated.

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Old 11-26-2007, 03:59 PM   #4
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I use the metal one that came with my Hitec servo.
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i had this same problem when i first got my eight. definitely need to get an aluminum servo arm, and make sure that you can see that servo saver mover when YOU push on the wheels. i don't have an 8 anymore, but i was told to buy the option alum. servo saver pc from losi to help my this problem
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