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Old Aug 14, 2015, 02:56 PM
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I stripped my plastic main gear on my Beetle only after a few minutes of my first test run. Wow, it is fast for a 2s. I am new to rc cars and I am assuming that I need to reduce the gap between the motor pinion and the main gear so that it does not strip as fast (saw the paper test method ). Should I also adjust the slipper too?
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Old Aug 14, 2015, 03:28 PM
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I hear ya I just re-ordered a new bat 2.2 7sfor 45 minute runs. I adjusted the gear not being to tight or to loose and not to in or out. lucky me I bought a second one due to the motor .

not sure if this can hit up to 40 but pretty close

this will be portable enough to take anywhere and that is what I love about it.
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Old Aug 16, 2015, 10:27 PM
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I run my slipper very loose. It helps save the spur gear, as well as the diffs.
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Old Aug 16, 2015, 11:56 PM
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I run my slipper very loose. It helps save the spur gear, as well as the diffs.
Thanks I will give it a shot when I get a new part in.
Is it so loose that when you hold the back tires and throttle up that the font barely rises up...?

I have a metal spur coming in the mail. :^)
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Old Aug 17, 2015, 11:46 AM
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I've never tried checking it that way, but it is loose enough that if I put my foot in front of the car and ease the throttle up the slipper slips instead of the tires spinning. It's probably looser than many people run them, but I was having trouble with diffs stripping.
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Old Aug 17, 2015, 12:26 PM
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slipper or tire nutz both do play a toll when to tight or loose
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Old Aug 18, 2015, 08:53 AM
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I've never tried checking it that way, but it is loose enough that if I put my foot in front of the car and ease the throttle up the slipper slips instead of the tires spinning. It's probably looser than many people run them, but I was having trouble with diffs stripping.
Thanks!
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Old Nov 25, 2015, 03:52 AM
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Has anyone an idea how to change the mesh between pinion and Spur gear? The motormount has no possibility!
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Old Nov 25, 2015, 11:38 PM
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Has anyone an idea how to change the mesh between pinion and Spur gear? The motormount has no possibility!
The two screws that hold the motor to the motor mount are in slotted holes. Loosen them and you can adjust the gear mesh.
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Old Nov 26, 2015, 04:40 AM
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Oh god!!! I havent noticed that the holes are slotted!!! Thanks for the information. Regards
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