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Old 03-23-2008, 06:49 PM
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I have a Associated rc10t3 and parts are harder to find. I am trying to put together a tool box and parts box. What parts are the most common that need replaced from general wear and crashes and tools that are always needed. Any suggestions would help.
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for tools i would get some screwdrivers and hex drivers and as for parts a arms shock towers castor blocks just some other odds and ends
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Personal, I would look for a parts truck or complete roller. Then you have everything. You could probley get one cheap, and you have every part you need.
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I have a Associated rc10t3 and parts are harder to find. I am trying to put together a tool box and parts box. What parts are the most common that need replaced from general wear and crashes and tools that are always needed. Any suggestions would help.
Remember too, the older AE stuff for your truck takes standard stuff, not metric.
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Team Associated has the parts you might want and you can order directly from them:

http://rc10.com/misc/database/db_kitt3.htm

When we ran T3's we regularly broke these:

front arms
steering blocks
rear arms

If I was going to race with the truck I'd find used rollers on rctech to support my parts needs.
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thanks for the info guys. I will try to get a parts truck and maybe order a few of the parts listed.
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the parts that you break the most often
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The upper chassis brace in the front breaks. Also save your self some money and get a set of RPM rear a-arm mounts. The rear a-arms mounts are known to break.
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Spur gears, pinion gears, misc. suspension parts, as well as any possible hex drivers, screwdrivers, and other misc. stuff. Also; any extra engine or motor parts(depending on whether its nitro or electric obviously). Thats about all I can think of at the moment...
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Will any T4 parts fit on the T3 such as rims, body, etc. And do you have to buy motors for the T3 or will any brand motor work.
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And do you have to buy motors for the T3 or will any brand motor work.
Assuming it's an electric, any 1/10 scale motor, type/size 540, should work with a couple of qualifications. And the qualifications are actually speed control/esc issues, not the truck itself. Needs to be a compatible type of motor, brushed, sensored brushless, or sensorless brushless. And some sport level controllers are limited in how hot of a motor they can drive properly.

What can you tell us about the speed control?
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Personal, I would look for a parts truck or complete roller. Then you have everything. You could probley get one cheap, and you have every part you need.
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Any parts up front is a good idea...
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Also drive train components - belts, gears, pulleys etc. And something that is overlooked, but servos is something I have needed new on race day. Most importantly, get out there and race and you will know soon enough! lol
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