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    Theres gotta be an easy way to attach balancing weights to wheels....

    what about hot gluing BB's to the inside of the wheel? or a penny or a dime or like a soda can tab? Any ideas here fellas? Thanks.

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    Would you go flip my truck back over??

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    I use lead tape.
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    Umm yeah how does one get the clay to actually stick to plastic? Wont it just fall off after a few seconds or minutes of bashing on 6S?


    EDIT: Could someone take a look at this please: http://youtu.be/N55jG9D8ysA
    IT's my spur gear wobbling. IDK what is wrong or how to fix it.
    Last edited by crf450ish; 02-22-2012 at 08:23 PM.

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    I have clay on my wheels for balancing and it stays in place no matter what I do. In your video I think the bearing for the spur might need replacing?

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    I went through the same thing with the wobbly spur... 1. make sure the spur is installed so that the # of teeth printed on the side can be seen on the esc side of the car. 2. you might need to replace the pressure plate and hub (traxxas #5351). That's what worked for me.

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    for a split second the spur stopped, it looks like it is not flat to the slipper...

    what slipper do you have on there??
    Would you go flip my truck back over??

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    An issue you might run into gluing solid objects to the wheels is that they dont stay balanced as they wear. It is easy to remove or move clay.
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    Centrifugal force actually keeps the clay in place. If it was on the outside of the tire it would definately fly off.

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    Ssanderson1 yes i have done all that but I will check again. I know for sure the numbers are facing the esc. Anr2442 I will go the clay route. My 4 year old has some clay she never used. Crayola ok?

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    IDK. U can try it at least. Clean the rim decently before applying. U can always use a combination of weights with clay.

    I use the sticky tack office stuff to do mine.

    Last edited by anr2442; 02-22-2012 at 10:26 PM.

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    i use ready balance weights from car balancing. they have this double sided foam attached to them so they glue pretty well. the only drawback is that they come only 5 and 10 grams. for other weights i use double sided tape with extra tape on top or ca glue. glue is good too.

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    Alright guys thanks for all the replys. I will indeed remove my hokey balancers I have on my wheels and replace with proper balancers. I figured out my spur gear wobble problem. My video here explains it:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIUoc-y1PBo

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    I am using some stick on magnetic material that i already had. I had a roll of material about 1/2" wide. I didn't like the self adhesive so i bought some outdoor carpet tape to stick it on the inside of the wheel.

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    lead tape... you can buy it at a sporting goods store.

    Its flexible, can be cut to any weight, stays on, and its cheap....

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    Could someone provide me with a link of a really good single servo setup thread? With pics and everything of the undercarage of the ERBE single servo setup and everyting? Thanks!

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