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Old 09-21-2009, 05:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Randy Caster View Post
Asphalt. The car didn't really do anything wrong, it just wasn't nearly as good as it usually is. I'm going to strip it down to the chassis and rebuild the car completely, I have a feeling just too many parts are worn out on it right now.. I've been lazy
Yeh a rebuild every now and then is good. I did mine a couple of weeks ago and found some things I wouldn't have otherwise - eg a slightly bent hinge pin. No idea how long I've been running with that as I haven't broken an arm for a while... Also replaced all the plastic shock parts and worn ball nuts/studs with some fluorine coated items. While I was at it, I put in some foam washers like the offroaders do. Hopefully this will make the ball nuts/studs will last longer. Also replaced a set of shock shafts after the nitride coating wore through. I'm now itching to get this baby back onto the track!
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