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Old 05-25-2005, 04:24 PM   #4681
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I didn't use the shim. Take it out and it will work fine.
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Old 05-26-2005, 07:25 AM   #4682
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I still have problems mounting my 37t ring gears correctly. I mounted the shim on the outside of the gear-housing and it worked ok, but after i upgraded to the blue center shafts supplied with the r-kit the rear one locks because there is no axial space left.

When i put the shim on the inside it seems that the smaller ring gear rubbs the edge of the diff-housing which holds the rubber-seal in place.

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Are they the Machined Steel rings?
if so then you do not have to use the shims
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Old 05-26-2005, 09:51 AM   #4683
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Can anyone tell me how to get parts for my car? Kyosho just started the new site and I can't find out how to get parts.
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Old 05-26-2005, 01:17 PM   #4684
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Joe, YGPM.
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Old 05-26-2005, 09:17 PM   #4685
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hey joe, look in the contact section and use the tool free #. call and order over the phone, if you have the part #'s. the guy there was very friendly and my parts will be here tommorow. and the price was the same as tower when they carried parts. hope this helps.
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Old 05-26-2005, 10:13 PM   #4686
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Thanks for the info I will try that.
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Old 05-27-2005, 07:45 PM   #4687
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got my parts from kyosho today as promised. ups does a good job of damaging the boxes! thank god itsw only plastic parts that i got. otherwise ide be worried. but its all good and kyosho rocks. i also asked the guy at customer service and he said i can order direct any time i need parts. great guys there.
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:01 PM   #4688
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Cool, I was hoping they would do that.
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:06 PM   #4689
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yah! no probs either. also helps being friends w/team manager and at least 1 team driver.
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Old 05-28-2005, 10:33 PM   #4690
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Hey everyone, I;m selling my FW-05R on ebay check it out if you are looking for a really good car. I am including a pipe and battery. It has lots of hop ups!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MESE%3AIT&rd=1
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Old 05-28-2005, 10:40 PM   #4691
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Here's what I've upgraded on the car:

Kyosho front shock tower mount.
Kyosho Shimo 7075 Alum Chassis.
Kyosho optional steering plate (more tuning for steering acknowledgement)
Five Star Alum Center Shaft.
3 racing Quick Change Center Bulkhead
39T Heavy Duty Ring Gear.
Kyosho Front and Rear 3mm Graphic shock tower
4 pcs Alum Wheel Hex.
Kyosho Graphic Upper deck.
Alum Muffler Stay holder
Lightweight Foam bumper
1 piece skyline high performance VR12s pipe.
RRR Front and Rear upright (FW-05RR Use)
All Allen hex stainless screws
Kyosho Shimo 7075 Alum Chassis.
Kyosho Alum Brake Disk Hub
1200 Receiver Battery.

The Shimo chassis has seen only 4 races with no practice in between.
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Old 05-29-2005, 03:01 AM   #4692
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Selling my FW05R.

Its in great condition with many options and spares

Check it out

Link: FW05R EbAy
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thats an awesome looking car
great engine/pipe combo as well

good luck with the sale
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Old 05-30-2005, 07:39 AM   #4694
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Thank you
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Old 05-30-2005, 09:42 AM   #4695
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Congrats to Bobby Watson for winning the A-main today at Speedline Hobbies, Bobby was driving his Kyosho FW-05R with the Skyline VR12 pipe, Bobby's car was on rails he came from almost a lap down and battle his way to take over the lead at the last 2 minutes of the race! (with the help of my awsome pit work!! )

bobby see you at superiors!!
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