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  1. Thread: Drive train

    by rock-rod
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    Clutch shoes backwards? Maybe pull the trans...

    Clutch shoes backwards? Maybe pull the trans apart and give the one way roller a little drip of 3 in 1 oil?
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    Yep. Pretty much off all my electric stuff except...

    Yep. Pretty much off all my electric stuff except for a truggy. I still have my revo and just finished breaking in my recently re-sleeved os tm 21.
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    are you on the Denver RC Club facebook page...

    are you on the Denver RC Club facebook page and/or the RC Club of the Rockies facebook page?
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    well the old Tm is back together and running....

    well the old Tm is back together and running. Since the sleeve and piston are brand new i am having to do the break in all over again. 3 tanks of 20% down, umpteen more to go. I am following the heat...
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    got all the parts in except i forgot to order new...

    got all the parts in except i forgot to order new piston pin clips. rebuild on hold until those come in.
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    i did run a 30x but decided it was way to much...

    i did run a 30x but decided it was way to much for a revo.
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    i went ahead and ordered the parts to rebuild the...

    i went ahead and ordered the parts to rebuild the TM. it's been a great little motor and has always been extremely reliable and easy to tune. It will get a new piston/sleeve, new rod and new...
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    thanks. My existing tm is already converted over...

    thanks. My existing tm is already converted over to a starter box. It has the TZ back plate and i removed the little nub on the end of the crank for the start shaft.
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    Need an engine

    After about 8 gallons my OS TM is done. It has very little compression and needs new bearings. It's been a fantastic engine but all good things have to come to an end.

    I am torn between...
  10. Thread: Runaway

    by rock-rod
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    Not a fan of the traxxas so called fail safe...

    Not a fan of the traxxas so called fail safe which is why I run a futaba radio. You can program the 'go-to' position of the throttle servo for the built in fail safe so if signal is ever lost the...
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    when i had the pull start the correct method is...

    when i had the pull start the correct method is short quick pulls on the handle. don't pull it all the way out because it's likely it wont recoil all the way back in.
  12. I no longer have my ERBE but when i ran the CD it...

    I no longer have my ERBE but when i ran the CD it worked really well on the track. It makes a HUGE difference in track performance because you can put the power down and still keep all 4 wheels on...
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    when the truck wouldn't move do you mean it was...

    when the truck wouldn't move do you mean it was locked in place? Wondering if the broken pin you found somehow locked up the transmission so that the gears could not turn with engine power applied....
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    is the flywheel tight on the crank? Is the...

    is the flywheel tight on the crank?

    Is the slipper clutch set correctly and not slipping excessively?

    Is the spur gear not stripped and missing a few teeth? The clutch itself could be the issue...
  15. shim it so that there is very little back lash....

    shim it so that there is very little back lash. also try to get the pinion teeth centered on the ring gear teeth and use top quality bearings. the lst2 diffs are about as strong as you can get short...
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    Use the McCoy MC59 with 20% and the MC8 or MC 9...

    Use the McCoy MC59 with 20% and the MC8 or MC 9 for 30% or higher. The duratrax LR3 is a good plug for 20% as well.
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    Yes a loose plug will reduce power because the...

    Yes a loose plug will reduce power because the compression ratio is lower.
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    Well there you go. I tossed my opti drive in the...

    Well there you go. I tossed my opti drive in the parts bin before the engine was finished being broken in. I also ditched reverse at the same time to gain a little more responsiveness and get rid of...
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    if the linkage is working then the next thing to...

    if the linkage is working then the next thing to do is to bypass the optidrive. simply plug the throttle servo directly into the receiver channel 2 and the shift servo directly into channel 3 and...
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    The opti drive is only there to protect the gears...

    The opti drive is only there to protect the gears inside the transmission when reverse is used. If it sees that the gears are turning it won't allow the shifter servo to move and when the shifter...
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    Cool you have a TM motor. I really doubt the...

    Cool you have a TM motor. I really doubt the problem is the carb. I had some issues with the bell crank binding and causing the throttle to hang open a little. The spring would pull it closed but it...
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    Is the throttle return spring still in place?

    Is the throttle return spring still in place?
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    The helical cut will cause the pinion gear to...

    The helical cut will cause the pinion gear to push or pull through the pinion bearings. The bearings are already on the small side and I bet they will be short lived.
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    The sliver and blue springs are supposed to go...

    The sliver and blue springs are supposed to go with the long travel arms. Not sure if the work with the other arms. The variable damper kit comes with a selection of pistons and some flappers that...
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    a common mod is to swap the green springs to the...

    a common mod is to swap the green springs to the front and get a set of golds or tans for the rear and install the variable damper kit in all four shocks, and step up the oil weight a little. The...
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