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What eactly should I lock tight?

Old 04-10-2013, 07:26 PM
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Default What eactly should I lock tight?

So I am looking at my (2) 1/5 scale rc vehicles and thinking: "I could be here all summer if I Locktite every metal to metal bolt screw etc." I noticed many screw and nut combos have nylon inserts, don't these act like a locktited connection? Now the obvious: motor mount bolts yeah, the grub screws on the drive shafts and diffs yeah, the sway bars yeah. What about the wheel nuts? I will use blue locktite. I know these questions may seem stupid, but hey. When you leave for work at 6 am, and get home by 6pm, eat and do your excercises that bed is looking pretty good. I love my job and grateful to have full time employment these days but it gets stressful with all of the ethical dilemias. sorry about the whining. Is there any other things I need to be aware of?



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Old 04-11-2013, 04:30 AM
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Default RE: What eactly should I lock tight?

Would help if you said what brand of cars you have! But anyway loctite bolts that go into alloy or metal, bolts with nyloc nuts do not need loctite, you shouldn't need loctite on your wheel nuts at all but I have had one brand of car which did need loctite on them.
Old 04-11-2013, 01:17 PM
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I have a Redcat Rampage 4x4 truck and a HPI baja 5b.

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