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Old 09-10-2010, 11:36 AM   #1
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I have a problem with the front suspension . The ball of the dog bone wont fit Im really new at this please Help Im following this manual . theres pics below I really want to run this car already please help
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It's been awhile since I remember mine, but are you possibly mixing up the dogbone that connects front and rear gearboxes with the one that's supposed to drive the wheels?
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I have a problem with the front suspension . The ball of the dog bone wont fit Im really new at this please Help Im following this manual . theres pics below I really want to run this car already please help
Do you have the right parts?

Are you trying to connect the center drive shaft to the gear housing?

is the bone too long or too short?

Is it the right part?
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Do you have the right parts?

Are you trying to connect the center drive shaft to the gear housing?

is the bone too long or too short?

Is it the right part?
I think its the right part . its the right length it fits the rear it just wont fit the front
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I have a problem with the front suspension . The ball of the dog bone wont fit Im really new at this please Help Im following this manual . theres pics below I really want to run this car already please help
If I'm not mistaken the picture is a 1:1 relationship with with the part. Lay it on top of the picture and see if it is the same lenghth. Like someone said, you may be using confussing the transmission dogbone with the wheel dogbone.
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If I'm not mistaken the picture is a 1:1 relationship with with the part. Lay it on top of the picture and see if it is the same lenghth. Like someone said, you may be using confussing the transmission dogbone with the wheel dogbone.
I checked , the ones from the wheels are smaller
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Can you give the length of the dog bone in mm? for that one it should be 60mm and the one in the rear will be 52 mm. All the dog bones to the wheels will be 52 mm as well.
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Can you give the length of the dog bone in mm? for that one it should be 60mm and the one in the rear will be 52 mm. All the dog bones to the wheels will be 52 mm as well.
how do I find out the exact length ?
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Can the car run with out it ?
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From what I can tell looking at the parts list, the rear drive shaft and all four half shafts (going out to the wheels) are the same. But the front one is longer. If the one you are trying to use is the same length as all the others, it's the wrong part.
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From what I can tell looking at the parts list, the rear drive shaft and all four half shafts (going out to the wheels) are the same. But the front one is longer. If the one you are trying to use is the same length as all the others, it's the wrong part.
Its Actually Longer . It Just wont fit . I was wondering if the car can run without it because thats the only part I need to put in . Everything else is done
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Its Actually Longer . It Just wont fit . I was wondering if the car can run without it because thats the only part I need to put in . Everything else is done
Yeah it will just only be 2wd so it wont drive very well. Something is definitely wrong. It sounds like you have the right driveshaft so maybe the drive cup in the front diff is wrong.
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Yeah it will just only be 2wd so it wont drive very well. Something is definitely wrong. It sounds like you have the right driveshaft so maybe the drive cup in the front diff is wrong.
Can it Be changed?
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you may want to take the rear diff assembly out and see if that dog bone fits in then just swap the diff assemblys
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