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Old 12-17-2014, 02:51 PM   #13220
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Originally Posted by RotorTruck View Post
Thanks Mark. Say.. how tight do you tighten that front ball diff? Couldn't that help a lot with inside wheel wheelspin?
I set the ball diff according to the Team Associated TC4 instructions. Just barely tighten the thrust bearing bolt to where the diff doesn't slip. Usually a 1/4 turn CCW from where the bolt feels "tight".

IMHO, as a mechanical engineer, I believe that "tightening" a ball diff past the point where it stops slipping does not increase its limited slip capabilities, it simply destroys the diff balls, the diff rings, the thrust washers and balls.

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