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Old 04-29-2019, 07:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Michael_T View Post
The rear axle on a 1/8 car is one of the most high wearing parts (regardless of what brand). All the engine power is transferred to it, and when the grip is higher, the wear is faster as there is less forgiveness.

Besides using a good quality grease on the outdrives of the axle, and inspecting/replacing the pulley regularly, there is not much more you can do.

With issue, it could just be the slot that holds the pulley in place could be stripped/damaged which is probably why you canít see it.
Thanks Michael for your reply and always being helpful.
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:08 AM
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I never use grease to me i find grease just traps in dirt,sand small rocks and makes it like sandpaper and the axle will ware faster..
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Old 04-29-2019, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by ralphierace13 View Post
I never use grease to me i find grease just traps in dirt,sand small rocks and makes it like sandpaper and the axle will ware faster..
Thanks Ralph ............ Hey are you running a MRX6-R ?
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Thanks Ralph ............ Hey are you running a MRX6-R ?
yes i am just got it this year ran it twice and its insane!! so far anyway!!
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yes i am just got it this year ran it twice and its insane!! so far anyway!!
Nice am thinking of trying one out.
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Old 05-03-2019, 09:24 AM
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When are the new V8.2 kits going to be available? Or even an upgrade kit?
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Old 05-03-2019, 02:21 PM
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New kits should hopefully be out by the end of this month.
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Old 05-05-2019, 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Michael_T View Post
New kits should hopefully be out by the end of this month.
With the Worlds coming up, they are cutting it close I would say. Although all things considering its a fast turn around from teaser to delivery.

Anyone know if Simon ran the new chassis in Italy (ENS)
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Old 05-05-2019, 08:24 AM
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Summertime is a bad time to release new cars. Most have settled in to their new rides by then. I think for many it's just a little late.
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I would agree. I will probably just run my WC the rest of this year and look at upgrading next year. It's probably going to be cheaper to buy a new kit than upgrade. We will see if they offer an upgrade kit and what it costs. I am definitely pleased to see they have developed the car even more!
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Looking forward to getting back to 1/8th thanks to a brother that i met way back wont be the most updated version but recent , budget allowing im very much excited and appreciative of the great crew at moorebank sydney , scored a great engine new to start out though its well capable, seen the teaser for the newest car , looks pretty sweet! , in the years from transitioning from just street bashing in 2001 was a turning point with my brother getting into 235mm neo attack mx2 great class fun and always was, appreciate and see the beauty of 8th on road and its engineering inc the off road equiv.

had a 977wc in 2015 got a flow going but personal circumstance was an issue not now thankfully. , why im doing both 8th classes. Love my rally n f1 )))
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