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    Kyosho Turbo Optima counter gear removal

    Does anyone know how to get the counter gear off? On my Ultima, you remove the C clip on the one side, and the shaft slides out the other through the gear. This car, the shaft doesn't move, and I didn't want to apply any real force and break something.
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  2. #2

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    Silly question... Did you loosen the grub screw on the final pinion? It's under the gear box hatch on the top of the diff housing. If the c clip is out, that's about the only thing that could hold the shaft in there.

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    Sorry for the delayed reply. I found the grub screw but didn't know the top opened and had to split open the gear box to get in. I suspect the top port is glued shut.
    Lomg story short, the chain was messed up amd ended up killing the spare counter and center gear when it locked up. Unless I can find a better set of gears (oem replacements are $60 each with shipping) I suspect this car will sit on the shelf.

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    Apr 2011
    Leesburg, FL
    Is it for sale? U can get steal gears on ebay for 20$


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