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    Question removing the bottom hex king pin off the castor block?

    Hi every one,
    At one point in the forum a couple of us had issues with new traxxas castor blocks that came with a default short king pins.
    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...tor+block+bent
    Anyway I did get anothet pin, managed to starigthen my castor block and now its perfect.
    The only problem is the othet one, on the left still has the short pi and the hex tread is dammaged.
    I have tried in vain to unscrew it, using pliers, tweezers to get a little space on the nut so that i can unwind it using a plier but no luck.
    As anywaone had a simmilar issu, and how did you remove that pin
    You may wonder why I want to remove it when it has rn fine and also not bent Yet, anyway I wanted to avoid that when it may come...so best is to replace and insert a simmilar size pin as the other one.
    tahnks for all your in put
    Last edited by Jezza; 05-01-2013 at 07:36 AM.
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    Its just a threaded pin. Unscrew it with vise grips if its stripped out and pull.
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    If you cannot get purchase with the vice grips(its a rounded cap head afteral???), cut a slot in the head with a dremel tool with a cutoff wheel, and use a flat head driver to twist it out.
    Last edited by rag6; 05-01-2013 at 09:53 PM.
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    Worse comes to worst you'll have to cut the plastic castor block to release the pin so you can get it apart. I had to do that once after everything else failed.
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    I think it was the alum trx castor blocks that came with the wrong suspension pin he was talking about...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rag6 View Post
    I think it was the alum trx castor blocks that came with the wrong suspension pin he was talking about...
    Yes it is, I will try and get a small vice grip and try and twist it out....
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