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Old 01-13-2011, 05:25 AM
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Ijust got my HPI 69 camaro, the rear end has to be installed in it.What kind of glue do I use to put it in with.Do I paint it first, or glue it in and then paint it.Any help would be nice.
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I'm pretty sure it uses a few small screws and maybe some double sided tape. All done after painting.

There should be assembly instructions with the body.
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In all the other HPI shells I've done thay include some double sided tape and the instructions tell you where to place the tape. However I have also found that the tape alone is sometimes not enough and I usually use some small 4/40 screws/nuts to make sure it does'nt come loose durring a race.

O and yes you should paint it first then install.
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hi guys im brand new to rc and am having the same problem, would love to see a step by step instalation of the shell as this is my first ever , if u have any links it would be greatly appreciated
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I take the rear piece after its cut out and everything is painted and put Shoe Goo on the 3 tabs that go inside the body. Then once in place put a couple paper clips on the side tab and body to hold it together while it dries. Once dry I take and smear a light coat of more shoe goo on the inside where the seams from the 2 pieces meet. No issues whats so ever here. Some pretty wicked rear hits to body and hasnt come undone on multiple cars.
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