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Old 07-19-2010, 12:41 PM
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Hey is there any way to adjust the diffs as to how much torque goes to each wheel or anything? at WOT my earthquake pulls to the right bad enough, that if i try and correct it flips.
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Old 07-19-2010, 01:05 PM
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Rokit,

You can put some thick silicone differential fluid in the diffs which will give it more of a locked feel. That should help to keep it tracking straight.

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Old 07-19-2010, 01:17 PM
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Thanks, I'll try that.
Although it is fun, doing doughnuts with the drivewheel barely off the ground laying rubber
It also makes it easy to pull up on two sidewheels and drive it a few feet like that.
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lock the center diff, or get one from Kurt@URCHobby   helped mine.
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I just received a Backdraft 8e last night and notice the front diffs feel like they are locked, that is you turn one wheel and all the other three wheels follow and there is resistance when attempting to rotate the front tires independently of each other.  The rear wheels are another story, wheels turn independently of each other with no resistance.  I'll take it out to the track at lunch and see how it drives.  Sounds like I need to redo my diffs with some of this heavy weight silicon I have on hand.
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Old 12-15-2011, 11:26 AM
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Mine does the same as yours Denton. It runs fine.
And congrats on getting The Backdraft8e. You are going to love it. I took
mine to a local track and it held up well.

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I just received a Backdraft 8e last night and notice the front diffs feel like they are locked, that is you turn one wheel and all the other three wheels follow and there is resistance when attempting to rotate the front tires independently of each other. The rear wheels are another story, wheels turn independently of each other with no resistance. I'll take it out to the track at lunch and see how it drives. Sounds like I need to redo my diffs with some of this heavy weight silicon I have on hand.
That is with the stock grease Redcat puts in there.... if they are locked both sides would turn........ but you really want to lock the center first if lock the front or rear it will handle like @%$& on the track.
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Do NOT lock the front or rear !  It is uncontolable if front or rear is locked, atleast mine was (lol).  Lock the center diff and put "thick" oil in front and rear and it will handle tons better ! 
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