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Old 04-08-2007, 04:19 PM
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What was the problem when the car starts off the ground but it dont on the ground? I read it somewhere but forgot. Hopefully it wont be clutch spring cause i spend lil bit more than half gallon with the car.
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Old 04-08-2007, 04:38 PM
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clutch spring, replace with traxxas 4146x
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Old 04-08-2007, 04:46 PM
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damn they go that fast? Spring i have on it right now is also traxxas 4146x. I cant image the stock spring it prolly last 2 tanks
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Old 04-08-2007, 05:04 PM
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try these springs. i use them on my volcano and havent broken one yet. and there cheap to. http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXUR89&P=7
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Old 04-08-2007, 05:13 PM
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i use these i havent had any problems with them and they replace the spring

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Old 04-08-2007, 05:25 PM
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idk what your saying. please type like you talk.
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:16 PM
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I know it is a dumb question but u dont have to replace that forever? how is the fitment?
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:21 PM
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can some also post the link for the 13/18 clutch bell install? Since i am going to take apart everything i want to install the 13/18 clutch bell ( I already have clutch bell, needle and bushings) also.
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:21 PM
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those mip springs are not tight enough and the car wants to move foreward unless at a very low idle, almost stalling idle. the 4146x is a tighter spring and doesnt want to launch foreward.
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:24 PM
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it goes, washer, bushing, bearing, bushing, tension pin to extend past the clutch bell, then big washer, smaller washer, locknut and screw
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:42 PM
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size of the tension pin? From home depot right? Other than tension pin do i need anything else to buy?
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Old 04-08-2007, 06:45 PM
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5/16 by 1" is big enough, you may need a bigger screw for the clutch bell, like a 1/4" larger
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:06 PM
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damn it is pain in the a*s to to install isnt it? I might leave is for later
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:08 PM
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home depot has the tension pin and they may have the longer screw, if not you local hobby store will. its not that hard, i had it cut and put together in a few minutes, i cut the pin with my dremel.
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:12 PM
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ohh u had to cut the pin?
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:16 PM
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yes they come 1" or 3/4", you only need like 1/4", i got the 1 inch so there was more to hold on to and a little extra in case you make a mistake, it comes with 2 pins in a package, they only cost like a $1 the most. its easy to do.
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:27 PM
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Yeah it sounds easy but 17/22 was really easy for me, plug and play. But this one alot of stuff going on. Hopefully i wont mess it up.

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...85&FVPROFIL=++ you think this one is worth it? Any benefit?

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...86&FVPROFIL=++ any down sides other than high stall?
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Old 04-08-2007, 07:50 PM
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the more expensive one is better, the springless one has to high of a stall rate and i am not too crazy about it, it does work though.
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Old 04-08-2007, 10:34 PM
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i like the high stall it launches harder......you cant really tell all that much i have it on mybuggy
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Old 04-09-2007, 04:39 PM
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I bought the racing clutch. Hopefully it will worth it, which i doubt.
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Old 04-09-2007, 06:23 PM
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the racing clutch will make you happy and it will last you a long time without any maintaince
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Old 04-09-2007, 06:51 PM
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is there any other pros for racing clutch other than long life?
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:42 PM
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adjustable stall rate, 3 different settings
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Old 04-09-2007, 08:14 PM
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I have the racing clutch for my buggy and I absolutely love it. You will be very happy with it I guarantee. I have put a least 15 tanks in it, hardly to no wear on it at all.

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Old 04-10-2007, 06:10 AM
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Should get the HPI A886, it's what I have and has two sets of the spring/tension clips.

Gold = high stall rate
Black = standard stall rate

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...86&FVPROFIL=++

The HPI A885 is a good set too (but still has a wrap around spring) adjustable stall rate by cutting the clutch shoes.
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