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Old 05-20-2003, 09:45 AM
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i guess the point i was trying to make is that the belts are the weak link already

i think the only way you could damage the aluminum shaft is if you were involved in a terrible accident where the mid block was broken away from the chassis or something
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OK, thanks for the help guys. I guess you can't go wrong with both. I plan on lowering the rotating mass a little bit with hollow mid and 2 speed shafts, 1st and 2nd gear housings, etc.

BTW, some of the locals at Crystal Park are using MRX3 front belts with good results. Hopefully it lasts longer than the stockers for me.
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:27 AM
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Al shaft works better on MTX3 then the rest which use cross pin to keep the pulley in place. The grup screw type pulley actually add strength to the shaft. the cross pin type pulley will weaken the shaft. I broke a Square Ti mid shaft at the cross pin area with my V1RR
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Originally posted by jason102276
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Old 05-20-2003, 09:42 PM
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Originally posted by jason102276
i guess the point i was trying to make is that the belts are the weak link already

i think the only way you could damage the aluminum shaft is if you were involved in a terrible accident where the mid block was broken away from the chassis or something
A poorly maintained, rough, or locked mid-block bearing can also destroy an aluminum shaft.

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Originally posted by FREAKAH
A poorly maintained, rough, or locked mid-block bearing can also destroy an aluminum.
that also destroy Ti 2 !
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Anyone used the following parts for the MTX-3?

http://store.yahoo.com/justrc/mtx3solidaxle.html (is this a negative rear diff)

http://store6.yimg.com/I/justrc_1732_1848007?

Are they worth the money?

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Old 05-20-2003, 11:45 PM
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guys did u drill holes on ur clutch shoes?
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Originally posted by penggoy
guys did u drill holes on ur clutch shoes?
no need to drill, there are 4 holes already !

well, you only need to do that for non-centax clutch for engagement timing adjustment.
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The first item on your list is a solid rear adaptor. Simply remove the gears in your rear diff, insert this blob, screw it together and whazaam. A solid rear

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Anyone used the following parts for the MTX-3?

http://store.yahoo.com/justrc/mtx3solidaxle.html (is this a negative rear diff)

http://store6.yimg.com/I/justrc_1732_1848007?

Are they worth the money?

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What is the advantages of a solid rear diff, as opposed to one a gear diff?
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The first item on your list is a solid rear adaptor. Simply remove the gears in your rear diff, insert this blob, screw it together and whazaam. A solid rear

/Pontus

Originally posted by ttektek
Anyone used the following parts for the MTX-3?

http://store.yahoo.com/justrc/mtx3solidaxle.html (is this a negative rear diff)

http://store6.yimg.com/I/justrc_1732_1848007?

Are they worth the money?

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Originally posted by Manticore
no need to drill, there are 4 holes already !

well, you only need to do that for non-centax clutch for engagement timing adjustment.
i guess he is saying the 4 little shoes underneath the clutch plate ? not the cutch shoes.
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Old 05-21-2003, 12:24 AM
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Originally posted by speedy100
i guess he is saying the 4 little shoes underneath the clutch plate ? not the cutch shoes.
that's the fly weight. mugen has option flyweight with 2 holes on each of the weights.
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Originally posted by Manticore
that's the fly weight. mugen has option flyweight with 2 holes on each of the weights.
very interesting, what could we gain if we used the option flyweight ? later engagement ? also what's the difference of grey shoes and original black shoes ? thanks and sorry for so many questions
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