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Old 05-18-2010, 10:19 AM   #1
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Default is my clutch worn?

im pretty sure my shoes are pretty worn, but wondering by how long? maybe 2 main's ago? lol i haven't been in nitro that long to know, but one of the pro's at the track said look into my clutch. he said that from marshaling.

what percentage of wear do you think im at?
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It looks worn to me. Is that a Losi clutch ? Maybe one of the Losi owners will chime in. I believe that Adam Drake uses a calliper on his Losi clutch to see when it's time to change the shoes, but I don't know what the measurement is.

...but to me, it looks over-due. I run a 4 shoe M2C with soft shoes and has nearly 3 gallons on it, and I feel like I'll get another 1 to 2 gallons out of it.
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Measure 23.4, any thing less is a worn out.

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Old 05-18-2010, 11:00 AM   #4
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great thanks for the pics.. i guess i was just wondering how to tell when its time. also, do shoe springs wear out?

i have a set of long wear losi shoes in the mail, along with black and green springs. one of the local pro's said run 2 green, and 2 black.

i just checked.. im measuring 22.4 so i guess im due.

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I run the Dynamite Max-Life shoes. 2 gold springs and 2 green ones. Your shoes in the picture probably need to be replaced, but if you decide not to you should at least scrape or grind off the edges.
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i use clutch shoes of ebay a no name brand they are 3.99 to ship with 4 sets springs and 4 shoes and it cost me usually 3 to 5 cents a set plus the 3.99 shipping and they work great and dnt wear out fast
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