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    Can you run the traxxas cvd's on the summit?

    Thinking about swapping my rally over to a summit and have them installed already.

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    The rally drive shafts are to short. The center shaft would work from dif to trans but not from dif to wheels definitly to short.

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    Rally Traxxas CVD - tra7051x
    Merv Traxxas CVD - tra7151x

    FYI Traxxas does not make CVD's for the summit specifically, you will have to use Merv ones and change to Merv A Arms and rockers to do it right.
    Last edited by Maxximum Overdive; 07-25-2012 at 11:26 PM.

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    Thanks for the info! So I could run my merv with different wheels/tires and use a Summit body.

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    Definitly. Here's my summit pretending to be a Merv.

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    Definately.

    BB MERV/T8 Rusty/OS21REVO
    Drive it like its Hot

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    ^^^lol! Separated at birth! Nice!
    Last edited by Maxximum Overdive; 10-11-2012 at 09:46 PM.

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    Hey Guys,
    First post on here! Been on the forums for a few months, reading and researching things to do and upgrades for my son's 1/16 Summit VXL. One of the items we're trying to upgrade is the driveshafts to the Traxxas steel CVD shafts. I bought Traxxas 7151X Steel Driveshafts for the 1/16 ERV, and they appear to be 3/4" too short? I changed the rear arms to the Traxxas 7132 Rear Suspension Arm Set for the 1/16 E-Revo, and rockers to the 1/16 Revo Aluminum F&R Rocker Arms by GPM ERV027, and the shafts are too short on the rear and the front. What am I doing wrong?

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    Do you have any pictures?
    That might help...
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    I can get pictures, but I don't have any right now. I measured the axle and it's 3". I'm almost thinking that they were mislabeled when they were packaged

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    Very possible.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    This is one of the 7151x
    Measurement starts at 10" to 13 3/4" -
    3.75" = 3 3/4"

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    Try tightening your pillow balls in. Same number of turns top and bottom.

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    I highly doubt 3/4" can be taken out with pillow ball adjustments.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    Yeah, it's not the pillow balls, definitely too short of shafts. Now that I see they are supposed to be 3 3/4" long...

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    So I had the place where I bought the axles from send me another set. This time they were the right ones. The last set were labeled 7151X but were the 7051X in the package. Now that I have proper length, they seem to be loose inside the axle carriers. There's an o-ring on the axle, and a set of 4 in a baggie...are the spares supposed to go on also?

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    Spares are for when the installed ones break.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    So I had the place where I bought the axles from send me another set. This time they were the right ones. The last set were labeled 7151X but were the 7051X in the package. Now that I have proper length, they seem to be loose inside the axle carriers. There's an o-ring on the axle, and a set of 4 in a baggie...are the spares supposed to go on also?

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