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Old 01-29-2010, 04:07 PM   #16
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i once used shoegoo on one of my on-road bodys and didnt like it,was a pain to clean all the dirty crap off,does not wipe off as easily as the aluminum heat tape.
The only thing that is "still like new" is the box it came in..
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Old 01-29-2010, 05:00 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by RAlmeida View Post
Home depot and get aluminum HVAC tape a big imean big roll is about $15.00, the same stuff as Kyosho heat shield tape and the roll is 1000 bigger.

I have a roll I've been using for the last 4 years. lol
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To reinforce the body to prevent cracking? Fiberglass drywall tape with shoe goo. I usually reinforce around the body posts, and any "stress points."

I've never put a heat shield tape on, but thinking about it on the body I'm about to do.

I have had a pipe distort the plastic before... polycarbonate bodies are formed by heating to about 360 degrees and pulling over a mold using vacuum. I'm thinking the heat shield tape is a good idea.
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Originally Posted by l3asher View Post
B0, the losi tapes works really good on the sides of the body where the mud guards rub.
+1 on Losi nomex take.
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Originally Posted by Frank L View Post
+1 on Losi nomex take.
The Nomex tape is my favorite but it's $6.00 per car.
The aluminium air conditioner tape has come off on me but its much cheaper.
I use the Shoo-goo and fiber method now because it also holds my bodies together longer, i put it at all the places where bodies normally break and i'm good
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