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    Bingo, The polish protects it. Granted no where...

    Bingo, The polish protects it. Granted no where near as well as anodising. Mine seem to stay bright for quite a while but I do buff it when I clean the car.
  2. Thread: bead locks

    by Robokiwi
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    But the front bead locks don't carry the bearing....

    But the front bead locks don't carry the bearing. i'm to a pede c hub and carrier conversion. That way any 4wd driv hex should fit.
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    I recommend an alloy squat block in the rear. Has...

    I recommend an alloy squat block in the rear. Has not had any adverse effect for me but has certainly strengthen the rear hinges.
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    Hmmmm... 5-10 but it was more of a visual thing....

    Hmmmm... 5-10 but it was more of a visual thing. The colour starts to lift and bubble a little. I took it out, wiped and rinsed it and found some of the colour remained so put it back for a few more...
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    Depends,

    I run them but mostly on road so have them pretty hard.
    http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn113/Robokiwi/IMG_0028.jpg
    http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn113/Robokiwi/IMG_0030.jpg
    I run 35wt...
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    Rock on... ordering the parts now. I have been...

    Rock on... ordering the parts now. I have been searching for a hex on front solution for the Jato!
  7. Thread: Wheel Issue

    by Robokiwi
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    I was toying with the idea of trying to find (or...

    I was toying with the idea of trying to find (or fabricate) a front carrier for the jato and noticed that the rear carrier of the rustler looks approx the same shape and may be able to be modified...
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    Loosen your clutch a little. With new pads it is...

    Loosen your clutch a little. With new pads it is pretty difficult to get it to hold perfectly still. Mine creeps a tiny bit with new pads once they wear a little you can tighten the clutch if you...
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    Bling or repair your scratched up chassis

    I took my Jato out for a blast with a friend with a 4-tec. Because I lowered it as much as it could to compete with the 4-tec in a carpark I managed to totally scratch up the underside of the...
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    Check the screws on the clutch guard there is...

    Check the screws on the clutch guard there is very little clearance between that and the slipper plate. I had a screw that was only a couple of turns from being full in and it was enough to give...
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    Most touring cars bodies will fit as long as the...

    Most touring cars bodies will fit as long as the width between the rear wheels is enough. Generally if you mount the body with the middle of the rear arch lined up with the rear axle you only need to...
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    Would love to know what those wheels are? Alloy?...

    Would love to know what those wheels are? Alloy? Are they dedicated 2wd or have you managed to find an adaptor to run hexes and bearing in the front?
  13. Here's a tip. Put a small O'ring under the top...

    Here's a tip. Put a small O'ring under the top plate. This will absorb a little of the impact, not much but it allows a little "give," I have not broken one since...
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    Either yours or mine is upside down, I'm leaning...

    Either yours or mine is upside down, I'm leaning towards yours as by mounting it the other way you will get better clearance on the clutch guard, look at the way your brake linkage is...
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    Be careful if you are not running the Standard...

    Be careful if you are not running the Standard Traxxas Cooling head, The VG version doesn't give much clearance not sure that it would even fit if using a Nova pro Cooling head.
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    Ditto, Mine gets stripped down most runs. I am...

    Ditto, Mine gets stripped down most runs. I am constantly upgrading and modifying the thing so it is apart pretty regularly anyway.
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    I didn't use Integy but the Hot racing version,...

    I didn't use Integy but the Hot racing version, No problems and you are using the upper brace where as I don't and have not had any issues. If you are going to do the back tower as well replace the...
  18. Thread: Wheel Issue

    by Robokiwi
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    Are you Sure they are Rear wheels? Should still...

    Are you Sure they are Rear wheels? Should still have the Hex, On the rear the bearings are held in the bearing carrier. (The whole axle spins) The front contains the bearings within the wheel as the...
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    Sticky: My Tricky Jato

    Not far to go now, Steel slider CVDs on order. Anyone know how to get bearing in the front to run rear wheels?

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