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    Good metal Bulkhead for e-revo/summit?

    Hi all,
    Is there a good option for metal bulkhead that can be used on mini e-revo or mini summit?
    I am thinking that a good metal housing + Jimmie's shimming technique would minimize the differential gear/pinion strip?
    I just stripped the real differential again with lot of wheelies and flips
    Thanks for any pointers.

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    if not wrong GPM has aluminum bulkheads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RC-Fan View Post
    if not wrong GPM has aluminum bulkheads.
    Has anyone had any experiences with this one?

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    I have read reports from GPM owners, HR owners, Integy owners, well... all manufacturers of the aluminum bulkheads.
    They all were happy with their purchase. Not one complained about poor fitment... but I do believe that most of them require some clearancing to fit a center differential. Just a little dremeling and they fit though.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    I either get the gpm bulkhead or the T-Bar set - 62033-F322 - 3pc Chassis Brace to help with the diff. strip issue.

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    I just got my GPM set in today!
    Nobody is born with experience.

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    Petertje60, that's looking good. I sent you a PM on this. Thanks

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    get HR ones. they have two extra screws that keep them together
    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...=1#post4996556
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evgen View Post
    get HR ones. they have two extra screws that keep them together
    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...=1#post4996556

    they do, but aren't as cheap as the gpm..... the gpm you get front and rear, the y post, and the tranny case for $109

    that is the route i will be going

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    I spent half the evening putting the whole lot on. Fits nice. Didnt test drive it yet, but I never had the driveline running so smooth.
    If I remember well, Absoloot1 (or someone else) had some issues with the centre diff, which I dont use myself anymore.
    Nobody is born with experience.

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    Goood to here, let us know later how it drives.

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    Evgen, looking at the pics from your .net, i don't see the differences for the rear bulkheads from HR or GPM, only the front of the HR has something binding together but not the rear (the rear for Traxxas, GPM, HR are similar in design?).
    Am i missing something?
    Thanks

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    Very informative, thanks a lot Evgen.
    I thinks those screws worth more than 10 bucks since holding the diff tight is the main reason one may opt for the metal bulkhead in the first place.
    I don't care too much about the tranny metal housing that included in the package saving from GPM, since the stock one is plenty strong enough.
    so i think i am leaning toward the HR bulkheads.

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    Does the 1/16 summit front bumper fit with out mods onto the merv??

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    ooo ok. doesnt look the hottest on the merv from that picture haha. theyre cheap so ill order one and see. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nkracl View Post
    Does the 1/16 summit front bumper fit with out mods onto the merv??

    yes, it fits without any mods

    i will be running one on mine once i have it all back together

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    let me see a picture when you are done, im curious.

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    After solving a funny issue where I posted about, I am very pleased with the GPM set (2 bulkheads, gearbox and steering post). Runs more smooth than I ever had it with stock bulkheads. Fits nice without mods.
    Nobody is born with experience.

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    can we see pics of them fitted ?

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    Search some of my threads. I have had them for quite a while

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    HR Rear Bulks raise up the rear rockers quite a bit, need to have adjustable rocker arms to compensate. Do the ones you guys have retain stock rocker position?

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    Even if you don't like the bumper keep the brace it helps a lot.
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    old bulkhead thread running at the same time as a new bulkhead thread

    that extra retaining screw looks to be a great edition, but i'm not sure if it is necessary as once you have the bulkheads mounted, it will be secured to the chassis.

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    The way the steering part is screwed to both bulkhead halves keeps them together. With the triangle piece at the front, there is no play.
    Nobody is born with experience.

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    Here's a few
    Last edited by 50togo; 03-06-2013 at 03:56 PM.

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    Does the integy rear bulkhead work okay? seems cheap enough if I need to go that route and gpm seems tough to find.

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    Yes it does... one of the few Integy parts they got right.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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