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    Castor block and front hub got sum play!

    I've got sum play in my 2wd. Have rpm castor block which is no good in my opinion. So what would your opinion be? And which combo will be good....alum castor block and alum front hub...? Alum castor block and rpm front hub...? Or jux both rpm? Thanks

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    I have Aluminum caster blocks, RPM A arms and RPM hub bearing carriers and I still have play. I was wondering if an
    aftermarket axle bolt with bolt and nut assembly kit might reduce front end play?

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    Wonder if dat is jux the play in 2wd or not?

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    I run a traxxas aluminum steering bell,traxxas aluminum caster blocks and rpm bearing carriers.
    With this set up I have virtually no play until the bearings start to wear out.
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    Play does only matter when racing. For bashing it makes no difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soundmaster View Post
    Play does only matter when racing. For bashing it makes no difference.
    Yes I have to agree with this,if your just pounding your rig what difference is a little play going to make.
    The track is the only place my trucks get run tho, so I try to keep them as tight as possible.
    But we have to remember not to get to exacting,they are just toys after all.
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    I just ordered the aluminium caster blocks this morning do they come with the king pins or are thjose to be ordered seperatly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beezz27 View Post
    I just ordered the aluminium caster blocks this morning do they come with the king pins or are thjose to be ordered seperatly?
    I think without - just as the picture shows.



    Couple of years ago i made the mistake trying to eliminate all the play at my mini e-revo. I payed a tons of money for all kinds of alu upgrade parts and at the end i didn't noticed any difference while driving Lessons learned.

    I got a Stampede 4x4 for one year now and it has tons of play at all kind of parts and i just leave it as is

    Because once you start trying to eliminate play it becomes a never ending story
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    Quote Originally Posted by soundmaster View Post
    I think without - just as the picture shows.

    Well that's what I thought but a picture I saw of the green blocks showed pins, oh well I'll see Wednesday I guess.

    The first Maxx truck I ever had I spent a ton of time and money switching it out to (MOSTLY) aluminium, kinda built a show truck but still wanted to bash it.Found out really quick that aluminium breaks alot (or shears off screws) more that composit.

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    The last three sets of 2wd caster blocks I bought came with king pins,those are in the pictures are for 4x4's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billy-bones View Post
    The last three sets of 2wd caster blocks I bought came with king pins,those are in the pictures are for 4x4's.
    Sorry my fault i posted the wrong picture

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy-bones View Post
    The last three sets of 2wd caster blocks I bought came with king pins,those are in the pictures are for 4x4's.
    Did u buy trx castor block? I was thinking strc! Or trx really!

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    FYI, Just recieved my 2wd TRX castor blocks, and they DO come with new pins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beezz27 View Post
    FYI, Just recieved my 2wd TRX castor blocks, and they DO come with new pins.
    Thanks for the info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by asingharat View Post
    Did u buy trx castor block? I was thinking strc! Or trx really!

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    I buy Traxxas to support my lhs.
    With the exception of anza I find them all to be predominantly equal as their machined from the same grade aluminum to exact specification's.
    However you can save a couple dollars with some of the other brands.
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