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Old 05-02-2012, 01:35 PM
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How many times have you been taken out of a race when the front clutch bell
bearing goes out? I know this has happened to almost everyone at one time or
another.
Some of the time it will kill the clutch bell $20.00
Some of the time it will kill the clutch bell and the spur gear $70.00
And there have been times when it killed the clutch bell, spur gear, and the
gas tank $90.00

this washer captures the od of the clutchbell to prevent it from being able to
come foward. there is also a small .1mm step on the face of the washer to keep
the clutchbell from hitting the od of the washer.
With this design the clutchbell bearings and shield are trapped and can't move foward. this keeps the the ball bearings in place.
I also used the best screws I could buy to help keep from stripping out the hexes, but if you do , it will be
very easy to slot the screw and not damage anything.
the small spacers are used to adjust clutch bell end play.
We really can't say what is going to happen when the bearings fail because
ever since we started using them, we haven't had a bearing failure and I have
ran a gallon of fuel on my ($1.00)bearings.
they really feel crunchy but I am going to run them untill they fail.
I will come back and update this thread when I know what happens.
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That's race security right there. Another brilliant idea from the genius, mechanical minds at M2C!!
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Thats good stuff you sneaky bastage!!
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That's race security right there. Another brilliant idea from the genius, mechanical minds at M2C!!
Agreed!! I will be testing them soon and stocking them too
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Hey Mitch, you gonna be at Lugoff, SC for the RcPro Race this weekend? I will arrange for a couple of these to be picked up. I will give em a whirl...
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Hey Mitch, you gonna be at Lugoff, SC for the RcPro Race this weekend? I will arrange for a couple of these to be picked up. I will give em a whirl...
he will be there.
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he will be there.
I will be there.
you might want to check out my latest creation also.
A 3 shoe quick change variable wt. flywheel kit.
I wonder what excuse the guys will use now. I have talked to a lot that say
"I like the feel of a 3 shoe better"
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I recieved mine in the mail a few days ago. I was kinda skeptical about the design at first, but after installing it on my motor, I'm wondering how no one ever thought to do this before. It really is an ingenious product. I use really good clutch bearings that would last for more than a gallon easily, but I am curious to see how long they will go now. Just the added security of know that if the bearing fails it wont take out the spur and the tank makes them worth it. Being able to finish a heat/main is just an added bonus.
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Is this kinda like the losi or am I guessing wrong?
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Is this kinda like the losi or am I guessing wrong?
This is a washer for a clutch bell. Not a buggy....geez.
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Originally Posted by Limywidget View Post
This is a washer for a clutch bell. Not a buggy....geez.
Yeah, the losi clutch bell uses a washer just like it
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Originally Posted by BMenard17 View Post
Is this kinda like the losi or am I guessing wrong?
its simular but really different at the same time. works very well.

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I will be there.
you might want to check out my latest creation also.
A 3 shoe quick change variable wt. flywheel kit.
I wonder what excuse the guys will use now. I have talked to a lot that say
"I like the feel of a 3 shoe better"
i know this is off the topic of this thread, but this past weekend i was able to test this new 3 shoe system for mitch. i was really sold on it but i was like ill try it and it was perfect! i put it on in practice and instantly liked it, drove more consistant and turned faster laps. still a good bit of testing needed for this system but right now im very happy. ill be doing alot more testing with Mitch next weekend and will report back Mitch puts out the best upgrade products out
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Haven't Kyosho had this on their cars since the 777?

Or am I missing the point here...
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I am not really sure if the Kyosho has this or not. I don't have any kyosho products to compare it with. but I still haven't had a bearing failure as yet. As a matter of fact my bearings feel like crap when I check them but when I reinstall them on the motor, It still
spins freely and will spin for over 30 seconds. Perhaps now that all the grease it gone,
it seems like they work better.
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Originally Posted by BMenard17 View Post
Is this kinda like the losi or am I guessing wrong?
the Losi does capture all of the bearing I think and should perform about the same as Mine on the losi. But, as far as the other vehicles go, the step on the
losi puts the flange out too far and cannot retain the shield and bearings
if the bearing fails I would think. I have tried this in the past.
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