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    Thumbs up Quick Fix For Wheel Slop

    I dont know if anyone else has tried this but i used 2 thumbnail size pieces of aluminum foil to remove all the wheel slop from my 1/16 e revo vxl. i just took out the ball pins and wrapped the aluminum foil over the top and then poked out the whole for the hex wrench. then you put it back in the axle carrier and move it around so it has free travel. you dont have to use 2 pieces just however many you need for each ball pin to not wiggle anymore but still move freely in the socket. let me know what you guys think. it worked great for me so i just had to share it.

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    Doesn't it wear out?

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    if you have the thread in caps for the stock axle carriers or alloy carriers, you wont have that issue

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    i guess it will eventually where out mine hasnt yet and even if it does its a simple fix without havin to buy parts.

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    @topher: Are you talking about putting aluminum foil on the pillow balls? Not a bad idea if you are...

    @jimbo: thread in caps? could you explain please?
    Happy Trails!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElectricEvolution View Post
    @topher: Are you talking about putting aluminum foil on the pillow balls? Not a bad idea if you are...

    @jimbo: thread in caps? could you explain please?
    hes saying if your caps thread in then as it wears you just tighten it, like my gh knuckles, i just tighten it and done deal...
    Traxxas is good, but so are other Manus

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    http://buy.traxxas.com/product_info....ljrv7ute1iirp7

    HOWEVER, it is $20 for the set of 8 caps... i would rather jsut buy aluminum knuckles front and rear for $40 that have those pieces already


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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo74 View Post
    http://buy.traxxas.com/product_info....ljrv7ute1iirp7

    HOWEVER, it is $20 for the set of 8 caps... i would rather jsut buy aluminum knuckles front and rear for $40 that have those pieces already

    "Image not available" = Fail lol

    Do those work with the stock knuckles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdb017420 View Post
    "Image not available" = Fail lol

    Do those work with the stock knuckles?

    it worked earlier.... it was a img from towerhobbies though, so that is why they probably removed it


    standby, they wont remove it if it is from my own server.....

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    Yes, they work with the stock knuckles. This was the Traxxas solution to the issue of slop

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    Nice idea but too bad the stock knuckles in general are garbage lol
    * "If it ain't broke, your doin it wrong" *

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