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    i'm still not convinced that a tensioner is...

    i'm still not convinced that a tensioner is impossible. using a longer belt with a pulley being pulled/pushed up to make a triangle. it's just working out how to hold the pulley in place that is the...
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    did the 174 work?

    did the 174 work?
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    please let me know if it works! i'm halfway...

    please let me know if it works! i'm halfway through converting a busted up nitro car i got for free to brushless. jsut so i have something to drive!
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    done that already. you can get two more effective...

    done that already. you can get two more effective notches in, and it still isn't enough. i did more notches but realised that the loosest i could get was when the notch on the cam was pointing...
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    i reckon it will be too big. i've got a belt of a...

    i reckon it will be too big. i've got a belt of a ta 04 or 05 and it is slightly bigger to look at compared to the stock belt, but is quite a lot bigger once in the car.

    if it does work though,...
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    i glued my stock diffs up, and the next weakest...

    i glued my stock diffs up, and the next weakest part was the hole the axles go into. i have 4 stock diffs with round holes instead of rectangular ones! I can't find one of my spares and the other is...
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    stock rear belt - how many teeth

    does anyone know how many teeth are on the stock rear belt? i've shredded or snapped all of the belts i had and want to get one that is a tooth bigger.
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    also, how tight is your rear belt? mine has just...

    also, how tight is your rear belt? mine has just snapped. first belt i've snapped since feb last year. i put the nitro diff in a month back and it was way to tight.
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    ooh. hadn't thought of using a gyro to keep it...

    ooh. hadn't thought of using a gyro to keep it stable. i was having real trouble keeping it straight with even a 4300kv(i think it is 4300). it kept stepping out even with slicks on.

    drag racing...
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    excuse my ignorance, but what does shimming the...

    excuse my ignorance, but what does shimming the diff involve?
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    i took mine for a blast today. my slicks were...

    i took mine for a blast today. my slicks were dead though and completely ripped out one of the sidewalls, so ended up drifting on one rim and 3 tyres!!

    the motor was very hot on the stock gearing....
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    re reading - i use mine for about 40minutes of...

    re reading - i use mine for about 40minutes of solid drifting once a week, and then the occasional fang around a carpark. I also haven't used a slipper clutch, so can't offer any advice there.
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    I am running pretty much the same set up in my...

    I am running pretty much the same set up in my 4tec at the moment.

    I've had the 9t motor in my buggy, but that landed in water so the esc chucked a sad. While I wait for a new esc i've put the 9t...
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    i'll have to hit one of the local shops and see...

    i'll have to hit one of the local shops and see if they can order it in.
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    i dont' think the nitro belts fit. the nitro...

    i dont' think the nitro belts fit. the nitro 4tec that i pulled apart to convert my electric had a different belt layout.
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    looking at the specs for the 4tec on the traxxas...

    looking at the specs for the 4tec on the traxxas site, it is 178mm wide at the back.

    the only other bodies i've used though have been the venom chevy suburban bodys which are designed for trucks ...
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    i thought the 4tec was actually less than 190, so...

    i thought the 4tec was actually less than 190, so a 190 body should fit. to use a 200mm body you need to use big offset wheels. (or do what i have done and use the nitro swing arms and 9mm offset...
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    Sticky: it still drives, but i'm worried about there...

    it still drives, but i'm worried about there being too much load on the motor. it's a brushless though, so hopefully that will help a bit. i might gear it down a bit if i've got a smaller one.

    i...
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    Sticky: i'm halfway through doing this. i managed to get...

    i'm halfway through doing this. i managed to get a nitro 4tec chassis off a mate, so i'm swapping the suspension swing arms as well.

    I've got the front in, the belt is quite tight. I can't get the...
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    I'm running 9mm offset rims on my 4tec at the...

    I'm running 9mm offset rims on my 4tec at the moment with the stock body. i've trimmed the front arches up by a couple of mm so that the wheels turn without scrubbing. they stick out slightly from...
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    stripped rear belt

    I've got a 13t brushless and run a lipo. Both diffs are locked.

    I got the car in january, and put the brushless and lipo in in late july. The belt held out until 2 or 3 weeks ago. I put a spare...
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    i used super glue on my rear diff. pulled it all...

    i used super glue on my rear diff. pulled it all apart, degreased it with orange based degreaser and put it back together without the ball bearings. superglued any mating faces back together.

    i...
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    Sticky: http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b1/vh-holden/rc/...

    http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b1/vh-holden/rc/IMG_6678.jpg
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    stock body with buggy wing, hobbywing 13t brushless and 2sLiPo
    stock body, random silver cam
    stock body painted matte...
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    there are still some floating around in shops. i...

    there are still some floating around in shops. i bought the last two where i live.
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    my rear diff is held together with superglue and...

    my rear diff is held together with superglue and seems to be going alright with the brushless. not sure how much difference it makes for track racing, cos i've only ever raced with it locked.
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