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    Rustler lock diff spool !

    Has anyone tried this diff lock for speedruns ?

    http://www.thetoyz.com/cart/thetoyz_...0RUSTLER/SLASH

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    i've seen those but haven't heard of anyone who's tried em. if you get it put some pics up on where it goes and how it works and such.

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    thats been discussed here many times and there are pro and con's to a locked diff , Personally I have done it and the drivelines took a beating , personally , I don't recommend spooling ....
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    I just installed one in my tranny, haven't run it yet though. But I'm not using it for speed runs. I installed it so i could run Maxx size wheels and tires without blowing out my tranny.
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    It make your steering horrible!
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    /\/\ +1 to that

    i bought one, put it in and than took it out before the battery was done. I will put it in again next time i go to the beach cause im still sure it'll be fun for there.
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    Yah, ti will make your car push bad in turns, but for speed runs, I bet it is great. As far as I can think, a differential will result in power loss (any time gears meet there is power loss) so, by my reasoning, a locked diff should help with speed runs. I couldn't tell you for sure though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VXL Beast
    Yah, ti will make your car push bad in turns, but for speed runs, I bet it is great. As far as I can think, a differential will result in power loss (any time gears meet there is power loss) so, by my reasoning, a locked diff should help with speed runs. I couldn't tell you for sure though.
    If memory serves me both vxlrocket and SunnyHousTX tried locked diffs for doing speed runs and had very bad results.
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    Really? Thats weird. Guess my theory was wrong. I know snellemin has his diff locked, but drag racing is a little different story.
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    I was looking to get one like that on ebay for $10...
    I do a lot of bashing and mudding, so I really want to have a locked diff, However as most of the people say, it makes the steering awful.
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    if you really want to lock your diff just open it up and put some epoxy in there and presto locked diff. but really kyosho makes dome 30000 diff lube that will work like a limited slip do the inner tire will slip in a turn but in the dirt or i a straight line its posi
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    The ofna lock lube and the bad horsie grease are the best grease/lube lockers
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