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Old 09-13-2006, 02:44 PM
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Ouch no hotlinking big images. If you'd like email me the picture you want to host and I could put it up for you. Either that or try imageshack.us
They limit their file sizes to 1.5megs.
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:02 PM
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??? I dunno.. My wife says my hotlinks are too big too! Sorry.. I shoulda done it the old way I guess. It loaded ok for me but I guess not good HuH??[&o]
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:14 PM
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lol... It's funny she said that about mine too. [sm=shades_smile.gif]

But anyways yeah, that's a monster of a post and unfortunately none of the pics are coming up.
Keep trying man. This is gonna be some good stuff.
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:19 PM
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Wow , nice instructions! Sounds like i am going to need them as soon as my parts come in.
Thank you CU very much
think you will get the pics up?
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Try http://quickimg.net/ they offer 4mb image upload limit,should be big enough for almost any picture.
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Old 09-13-2006, 04:10 PM
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Well whatever you did CU the pics work now.

Really really good job with the post man.
That's grade A stuff right there.
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Old 09-13-2006, 05:13 PM
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Dont listen to popper he has no klue HAHA
once again CU well Done looks great
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i dont see the pics
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Old 09-13-2006, 07:02 PM
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[link]http://www.putfile.com/uncgreg/images/18903[/link]
Here's a link to all the trans photos. I'll post the small ones. I guess a couple are to big to be veiwed by some? [] Here's some of the second set I took. Hope it helps.
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Very nice looking post CU!
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Old 09-13-2006, 08:06 PM
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awesome job as always CU
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Old 09-13-2006, 09:21 PM
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very nice job
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Hey Cu in one of your pics you show the grubs screws lining up in the rebuild of the trans. Is this important? Because I Know I did not do this. My car seems to be running fine with out it that way. Just wondering. Thanks
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I think it just makes it look pretty?

Idealy you'd want them to be at 1/3 intervals from eachother so that when everything is rotating is doesn't wobble from the weight difference... but honestly I don't really think that it matters.
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thanks very much for pistures and how to take the tranny apart chubbysuncle. i have to take mine apart cause car wont shift and ive tried wd-40 and loosening the screw on bottom. so i think im going to replace the 2nd gear clutch
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Hey Cu in one of your pics you show the grubs screws lining up in the rebuild of the trans. Is this important? Because I Know I did not do this. My car seems to be running fine with out it that way. Just wondering. Thanks
1st off thanks all.. just trying to help. The thing about the grub screws is that the flats they're supposed to sit in are in line on the shaft. If you have 1 that's not inline it's probably not tightened on the flat of the shaft. If you've used Blue Locktite on it and tightened it well it MAY not move. If it does slip though it'll spin on the shaft and ruin it.
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Old 09-14-2006, 08:14 PM
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Impressive..... good job
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Really good job CU. Your the best. Thank you

ok, when i am reinstalling my motor after i rebuild the tranny how should the engine gears and the tranny meet? tight or loose?
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Nitro Steve has a really gppd pic of the gear mesh on the first page. They should mesh full depth. When you move the car backwards the gears and clutchbell should spin free for a few turns after the car stops moving. It's easier to check the mesh with the top plate and tank removed. A sheet of paper should fit in the gears. Everyone should watch the video on this link. This is how HPI recomends setting the mesh on the Sav X. It works for the Redcats too...[link]http://www.hpiracing.com/kits/updates.php?partNo=858[/link]
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Old 09-14-2006, 08:57 PM
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Hey Thanks Cu >Know I do believe I have done it correctly, because I did notice the flat part on the trans unit. So thanks for explanation
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i got my new gears today, along with a complete tranny. But! the new tranny seems to have the 47th gear backwards..... anybody ever had this happen?
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Old 09-16-2006, 02:11 PM
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it also has a 39th geaR and a 44th.... do i have the wrong part?
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Old 09-16-2006, 02:15 PM
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The Trans in the pics has the 44t and 39t gearing in it. You say the gear is in backwards? Meaning what?
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in the new trannny the taller gear is backwards from the way you say to install it.
the molded hub is faced in. and it has diff gears
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maybe he means reversed
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