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  1. #1
    RC Qualifier
    Join Date
    Apr 2014

    Had cut off a pinion for the 1st time.

    The pinion I had on my original Slash 4x4 was literally fused on the motor shaft. I tried everything and finally I just had to get the Dremel out and cut away. It worked, but it wasn't very much fun.

  2. #2
    RC Turnbuckle Jr. El Sob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    El Sobrante, Ca and Fairfield, Ca
    I have had pinion gears stuck motors. I used a sledge hammer and a sturdy screwdriver to pry it off. I was able to reuse the pinion after I was done!
    Member of the 10,000 + posts club! Here to help!

  3. #3
    RC Champion
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Dissimilar metals corrode eachother which can cause fusion or welding of metal, in reality its just a pain in the rear end that ultimately will never end unless they cut the materials from the same cast
    2.5r Pede, 2-speed O.S.21tm rusty , 3.3T-maxx

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