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Old 12-09-2007, 04:31 PM
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I have just installed a gear cover for my 18MT, and was trying it out with my new Dirt Hawgz tires when I am driving around and hear the dreaded, WWANNNNNNNNNNNAH, of a snapped shaft, now I can rule out rocks in the gear since I barely drove it lately, any clues as this is getting past annoing, I am to woried to upgrade to a different motor for the fear that it will snap as well, I had the mesh a little on the loose side to play it safe, diffs were loose, any clues, thanks
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Old 12-09-2007, 07:39 PM
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Bump, 23 hits and no replies, anyone got a clue, e-mailed assocated, have yet to get an answer, in the mean time, anyone got ANY clue[&:]
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Old 12-09-2007, 08:19 PM
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are the hawgs for 1/18th or 1/10th?
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So you snapped ANOTHER motor shaft ? Are you sure the center diveshaft is straight ? Maybe the spur gear is moving around and causing binding ?

I ran the stock motor for 2 months , then a Baja motor for 3 more , went too a Mamba system over a year ago and have ran mine VERY hard but never snapped a motor shaft ......

Maybe the gear mesh is changing from hard hits ? Mine was doing this for a while till I loctited the motor screws
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ORIGINAL: KRO

So you snapped ANOTHER motor shaft ? Are you sure the center diveshaft is straight ? Maybe the spur gear is moving around and causing binding ?

I ran the stock motor for 2 months , then a Baja motor for 3 more , went too a Mamba system over a year ago and have ran mine VERY hard but never snapped a motor shaft ......

Maybe the gear mesh is changing from hard hits ? Mine was doing this for a while till I loctited the motor screws
Yeah, and my dad is "thrilled", I have checked the mesh, it is staying cool, my jumps are small so that isn't a prob, I crank my motor down tight (screws) so it doesn't slip, checked the shaft, it is cool, I was able to run the stock motor for a LONG time before it snapped, it withstood TONS of rocks, I was so mad since I had JUST put on the new tires, a metal diff gear (for the rear, kept on chewin em up), and my gear cover, so, yeah, pain, I told it to my friend who said this, "either ya donin somein SUPER WRONG, or the hobby hates you", as of now, I think the hobby is rearin it's ugly face[&o]

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are the hawgs for 1/18th or 1/10th?
1/18 they shure make my truck turn tight, they grip good, considering they only had like 1 minute of "runin on em", so, they were prob very slippery.
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