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  1. #1
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    sotck bulkheads to weak

    r there any stronger bulkheads other than aluminum i dont want to use aluminum

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    In a word -no

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    What else do you want it made out of?
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    why dont you want to use aluminum?

    the HR bulkheads are the best, they are a little expensive, but they are worth it, as they actually screw together at the front and the rear

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    i could try the HR bulkheads but if they keep breaking like the stock ones do i will just continue to buy the stock ones. but also i keep getting sand and dirt inside the front and rear bulkheads and it destroyed the diff i took a look at the bulkhead and it isnt sealed on the bottom seam is there any way to seal that up so i dont get anymore dirt in the bulkheads

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    RC Turnbuckle Jr. JimmyNeutron's Avatar
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    I have never seen a broken aluminum bulkhead of any brand.

    The last time I rebuilt my differentials, I put a strip of gorilla tape between the bulkhead and the skid plate; front and rear. The top seems to be pretty sealed... the bottom looked to have a decent sized gap.
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    Rather then upgrading bulkhead, protect the chassis from bending, preventing a broken bulkhead by buying a Tbone Skidplate. Adds a lot more weight, but saves a lot of broken parts including bulkheads! only 50$ as opposed to 100$ aluminum all around. i did it and am very happy with it. i was having your same problems.

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    RC Turnbuckle Jr.
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    I put a bead of silicone around the bulkhead seals great!
    when it comes down to taking it apart just slice it with a knife and you don't have to take it off seals right back up

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    i ordered HR front bulkhead for now gonna wait to get it before i order the rear bulkhead i wanna see how it fits

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    RC Turnbuckle Jr. jimbo74's Avatar
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    i have both front and rear hr bulkheads, they are awesome


    im with 50, i would run some rtv on it

    havent rebuilt my merv yet though, couple mroe months on that.....

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