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Old 01-18-2008, 10:55 AM
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does it mater what threadlock i use?
what kind of skrewdriver do u use for your trans?(please post a link to one )
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Old 01-18-2008, 11:13 AM
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blue thread lock, not the red. red is permanent.
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Old 01-18-2008, 11:26 AM
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well thnx but i was talking about the brand,,,,this is what i'm planing to use:
HPI Thread Lock
For use on metal-to-metal fixings
Helps avoid the loosening of bolts & screws

also am i supposed to cut a hole in the front off the car body?
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Old 01-18-2008, 11:41 AM
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that thread lock is fine and yes, if its a nitro, a cut out helps keep the engine cool
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Old 01-18-2008, 03:25 PM
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make the hole around your fuel tank so you can fill your car up with out having to take the body off
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Old 01-18-2008, 04:15 PM
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I run the epx truck, what do you need to know?
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Old 01-18-2008, 10:42 PM
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hey eddie or anyone else in here. i just got the steering knuckle for my avalanche and i dont know how to get the part out of it to put into the new steering knukcle. the part that is hooked to the dog bone kind of like a u joint type thing and it is hooked to the extender that the wheels hook too. does anyone got any suggestions?
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Old 01-18-2008, 10:48 PM
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you mean on the avalanche, your in the tornado thread, lol..

there is a screw inside of the extender, that screws into the shaft i think and i think there is a pin under the rubber o ring on the extender
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Old 01-18-2008, 10:50 PM
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ya the avalanche. oh ok i will find out. ya it is on the extender. i got my parts in today and trying to get it back running. what you been up too.
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Old 01-18-2008, 10:52 PM
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nuttin, just getting out of the shower, i saw you called, i am hitting the bed now bro. long day. have a great night, if you need to call me tomorrow morning if you dont get it, i dont remember off the top of my head and the trucks are in the garage.
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Old 01-18-2008, 10:54 PM
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lol ok ya sorry i know its late but i saw you were online. i will give you a call tomorrow sometime if i cant get it thanks eddie what you just told me helped alot lol. later man
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Old 01-18-2008, 11:04 PM
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when you get on and see this you can reply or anyone else that might know. ok i did what you said so far and i got it off, now i need the bearings out of the old one how do i get them out of there?
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Old 01-18-2008, 11:49 PM
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stick something in one end, and tap it out and the other.
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i tried that it is not working too well and it is just denting up the bearing, can i order one of those from you too?
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Old 01-19-2008, 10:35 AM
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hey edie, i found out how to take all that apart lol. and i was having alot of trouble getting that bearing out. then now it is kind of all bent. I am going to try to order a new one. Do you know the size of that or what its called? man i was hoping to get this running finally lol.
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Old 01-19-2008, 11:18 AM
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i have the tornado BB and i have snaped a control arm that conects to the hub on the inside of the wheel. what part do i need to buy to fix it ?
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upper, lower, front, rear?

front lower: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...Tornado/Detail
front upper: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...Tornado/Detail
rear lower: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...Tornado/Detail
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hey how do u adjust when the gears change?
what do u use?
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Old 01-19-2008, 12:45 PM
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2 speed shifter on the trans, there are 2 grub screws on it, one keeps it on the shaft, the other adjusts the shift time. Clockwise makes it shift at higher rpms and counterclockwise makes it shift at lower rpms.
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Old 01-19-2008, 12:53 PM
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[X(][X(]I was cleaning my tornado and noticed that im missing a grub screw on the shifter,im like "no wonder my tornado would shift when its going like 35mph".
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yea but how do u turn the grub skrews?(allen key?)
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yea but how do u turn the grub skrews?(allen key?)
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the control arm is the rear upper one
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you mean the turnbuckle: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...s-*2PCS/Detail
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he ehroof this doesnt have much to do with tornado bb's but have u ever been to barnstormers racetrack? is it good? i have a tornado bb and i want to race it there but it looks like they only to 1/8 buggies. but they do t-maxx's too so i could race mine there to but id rather race the buggy
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