R/C Tech Forums

R/C Tech Forums (https://www.rctech.net/forum/)
-   Nitro Off-Road (https://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-off-road-130/)
-   -   Jammin Truggy wheel nut question... (https://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-off-road/295938-jammin-truggy-wheel-nut-question.html)

bad_b4 05-09-2009 10:03 PM

Jammin Truggy wheel nut question...
i am having a problem with both of my left side wheel nuts backing off within about 5-7 minutes of run time.

bought new nuts,same problem...

my 1st race of 2009 is in less than 2 weeks...any suggestions?

imaxx21 05-09-2009 10:05 PM

tighten then more...;)

howtowakeakar 05-09-2009 10:14 PM

Loctite. :nod:

Allumina 05-09-2009 10:19 PM

Get yourself a set of the kingheadz wheel nuts, theyre bitchin. They got knurls on the back to keep them from backing off... and a healthy sized flange for a nice flat surface to torque down on... all for like 5 bucks a package, anodized in blue or black

heres one of mine on the pit mat you can see the knurls:

bad_b4 05-09-2009 10:37 PM

i just went to King Headz site...they only make those nuts for Kyosho...not Ofna(the thread pitch is way different between the 2,i bought a nice bag of those Kyosho nyloc wheel nuts and they dont fit).

loctite would work,but the cure time is too long for between round tire changes/repairs

thought about teflon tape,but i think that would worsen the issue as it is slippery

never had this issue when i ran the Vspec,but now that i have alot more power with my new motor it is becoming a pain in the butt.

bad_b4 05-10-2009 12:05 AM

any more ideas?

LOW ET 05-10-2009 04:31 AM

i used loctite on mine.

wallot 05-10-2009 04:35 AM

just buy Robitronic wheel nuts. they cost few$ and you will never loose a wheel.
I use them on my D8

on truggy i use RMV nuts with bit of weak loctite (purple) i put on last year :)

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 05:55 AM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.3.8
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.