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Old 05-19-2004, 10:38 PM
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I just finnished building my new madforce and broke in the motor this thing is awsome but I noticed when you hit the brake there is no fade and it sounds vary grindy and ive read that it is a problem because of the metal shoes and I could change to a fiber disk hpi part#a844 will fit but is there ant way to modify the stock brake to be a little smoother or does anyone else have this problem with theres also the stock replacement brake disks and shoes from tower hobbies are infrno 6 and come with little pads you glue on the shoes and the brake that comes with the kit are infrno 7.5 and there just metal to metal why not just give you the little pads in the kit.
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Old 05-20-2004, 05:51 AM
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The HPI disk works great and cost very little this will correct the problem with the greatest of ease. You may also wanna try Fuel tubing on the brake linkage.
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:53 PM
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Old 05-21-2004, 08:55 AM
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hey guys... a friend and i were breaking in his mad force, and we were just about finished and doing some higher end runs (very smooth shifting btw) and when i was bringing the truck back in, the turn became just insanley wide when just coasting, and at about the peak of the turn (where the truck is farthest away from you) the wheels just locked like it tried to do a really tight turn, causing it to tip and roll... when we went over there to check out the damage, the screw that holds the steering knuckle in place was missing... so i was just wondering if anyone knows where i can buy one of these... or maybe a set of them... or even what they are called...

over all though, the mad force is one hell of a truck...

thanks... i appreciate it...
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Old 05-21-2004, 09:21 AM
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I'm not sure of the part number but Tower hobbies has every part for this truck.
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Old 05-21-2004, 09:49 AM
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As for replacing the metal brake disk with a fibre unit, that will work. However, for my Mad Force, I opted to add rubber brake pads instead.



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