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    Iíve tried several methods to keep the slop out...

    Iíve tried several methods to keep the slop out of the TRX 17mm wheel hex.
    Teflon tape doesnít last long at all, shrink wrap a little longer but wears quickly also.
    Iíve also tried the threaded...
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    Yes, I understand that. I'm pretty sure the OP...

    Yes, I understand that.

    I'm pretty sure the OP is wanting to use the 3.3 reverse kit without electronic optidrive and use the old style mechanical system that prevented shifting from forward to...
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    The old style reverse system (black transmission)...

    The old style reverse system (black transmission) is not compatible with the 3.3 style (grey transmission). Gear ratios, transmission housings, etc are different and just dont play well together.
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    Changing to a higher ratio cb/sg combo as you did...

    Changing to a higher ratio cb/sg combo as you did will cause the spur to turn slower than it did before the gear change in relation to the same engine rpm’s.

    A slower spinning spur means a slower...
  5. Thread: Tranny

    by Snook Man
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    Before I could offer any help/suggestions, I...

    Before I could offer any help/suggestions, I would need to know what the purpose of the rig will be in the end to better guide you through the build.

    A lot of thought before hand needs to be done...
  6. No real need for pics… When looking at the...

    No real need for pics…

    When looking at the front diff from the front of the truck, the screw heads holding the diff housing together have to be on the right side of the diff.
    When looking at the...
  7. Just because the flywheel nut is tight doesn’t...

    Just because the flywheel nut is tight doesn’t mean the flywheel isn’t slipping on the cone or the crank inside the cone under a load.
    I’ve seen it many times. Once it has spun (flywheel on cone...
  8. Simple: If the flywheel is spinning as it should...

    Simple: If the flywheel is spinning as it should and the pins are intact and you get no transfer of power to the bell at high rpm’s you have a clutch issue.

    Are you sure the flywheel is tight on...
  9. 1st to 2nd shift point will not change much at...

    1st to 2nd shift point will not change much at all with the additional rotating mass if it was already dialed in. 2nd to 3rd shift point however is very finicky with the stock spring and clutch pawl....
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    Unless you used a lot of force when you adjusted...

    Unless you used a lot of force when you adjusted the screw/shift point chances are the spring is still ok.

    Make sure you installed the clutch on the primary shaft in the correct direction…
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    Transmission OWB failure will cause this issue as...

    Transmission OWB failure will cause this issue as well.
  12. Thread: Big Block

    by Snook Man
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    OS .21 & header will drop right in...

    OS .21 & header will drop right in...
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    All nitro engines run the same direction (counter...

    All nitro engines run the same direction (counter clockwise when looking at the flywheel from the front).

    You’re either stuck in reverse or both diffs are installed upside down.

    Easy enough to...
  14. Are you sure you’re using Rear bulks?? The...

    Are you sure you’re using Rear bulks??

    The chassis mounting tabs on the rear bulks are level, the mounting tabs on the front bulks are angled. The front bulks also do not have holes tapped for toe...
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    If you look at the exploded views that’s about as...

    If you look at the exploded views that’s about as detailed as it gets and all that’s needed to assemble a complete rig from a pile of parts. If they didn’t what you to disassemble your rig why would...
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    Bypass the opti drive and see if the servo works....

    Bypass the opti drive and see if the servo works. If it does its an issue with the opti drive or programming.

    If/when adjusted properly it dosent matter how strong the servo is.
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    My answer would be, why not? The more you...

    My answer would be, why not?

    The more you tinker with it, the more you will learn about it.
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    The OWB needs cleaned or replaced. Doesn’t...

    The OWB needs cleaned or replaced.

    Doesn’t matter if using ez start / roto start / pull start / etc, unless it’s a bump start engine (not applicable on a tmaxx) it uses a one way bearing for the...
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    No tips for dissasembly; just dont overtighten...

    No tips for dissasembly; just dont overtighten during re-assembly...
  20. Thread: Skid Plates

    by Snook Man
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    I never saw the need for a center skid plate on a...

    I never saw the need for a center skid plate on a TMaxx. Never had any issues running without one either:)
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    Without a chassis exension it will be a hack job...

    Without a chassis exension it will be a hack job + it will just want to wheelie with the short chassis.
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    If you have reverse installed in the black...

    If you have reverse installed in the black transmission, that’s just the way it is. It has to spool up before the forward/reverse output gears will engage the inner clutch bell to turn the output...
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    Buku clutch with light weight shoes and heavy...

    Buku clutch with light weight shoes and heavy springs adjusted tight = instant stall converter.
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    Black transmission = model 4910 (all 4910...

    Black transmission = model 4910 (all 4910 versions use the same transmission).
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    Trailing edge (stock) left Ė leading edge,...

    Trailing edge (stock) left Ė leading edge, center.

    http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk172/Snook_Man/Leading%20edge%20vs%20Trailing%20edge%20clutch%20shoes/DSC07271.jpg

    Leading edge 3 shoe :) ...
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