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To buy or not to buy

Old 08-22-2006, 05:27 PM
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Default To buy or not to buy

Tried to distort the laws of physics and lost. Instead I distorted my TVP's. For those that have done the same, my question is:
-Is it time well spent repairing the TVP's or
-Is it time wasted, in which case I should buy new ones.
Has anybody managed to straighten the TVP's without having any noticable affect, if so, then I shall attempt the same.
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Old 08-22-2006, 05:31 PM
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Default RE: To buy or not to buy

that happen to my cousin and he fixed them but at the same time they are cheap on ebay i paid 10 bucks for some new ones!!!
Old 08-22-2006, 07:33 PM
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I just saw some one on ebay have a set at buy it now for $7.95 plus shipping. Keep in mind when aluminum bends and your bend it back it gets REAL weak!
I say buy a new set!
Old 08-22-2006, 08:40 PM
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Definately a new set. Were you going WOT and hit a brick wall or something? [X(]
Old 08-22-2006, 08:46 PM
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Dang! your TVP's look like you ran into a telephone pole!

I've bent my stock TVPs many times by running into things. Curbs, trees, telephone poles, and even a neighbor's car!
I always took them off, took a hammer, and beat them back into shape. 46u is correct, bending them back flat weakens them.

Old style TVPs can be had for very cheap online and replaceing them with shiny new ones is the best thing to do. But if you do not have another set of TVP's and you must run your Savage now, just take them off, remove everything from them, find a flat hard surface and start beating away!
Old 08-22-2006, 09:02 PM
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FUBAR.... nice job!!
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

http://cgi.ebay.com/HPI-SAVAGE-4-6-S...QQcmdZViewItem

Look at these. Hope it helps.
Old 08-23-2006, 06:25 AM
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Cheers, I managed to some new TVP's of Ebay for £7.99. I'll bin the old ones. It makes sense for such a small cost compared to what I have spent on the rest of the truck. Whilst looking on ebay I also managed to get a 2 speed gearbox with reverse fitted for just £5.50 what a bargain!

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