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AXIAL Need help choosing driveshafts

Discussion in 'Scale Build Projects' started by rmurphy70590, Nov 3, 2018.

  1. rmurphy70590

    rmurphy70590 New Member

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    Over the last 4 years I’ve built a bad ass scx10 g6. It currently has a tekin roc412 3100kv motor. A tekin rx4 esc. Rc4wd ax2 2 speed transmission. Integy t9 full metal front and rear axles. Gmade Gair wheels. The problem I keep having though is even with my throttle tuned all the way down to 20 percent I keep blowing driveshafts apart. I currently have steel integy ones in that just blew up and previously I had junfac steel ones. It keeps destroying the pins in the joints. Looking for recommendations on something strong that might hold up.
     
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    Sounds like maybe your link geometry is off or are the pins in the driveshafts lined up?

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    Can you post picks of your driveshaft angles?

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    Some times ,you got to think outside the box ,rather than settling for stock pins!

    I use home made stainless steel rod stock for pins!...:seriousbusiness:

    You might can find it at your local hardware store or an AG. parts store!...:cool:
     
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    The angles are off and I’m ordering new links to fix it. But it’s only the front that’s off and the tears are the ones that keep breaking... I was thinking of finding something different for the pins. Maybe a small nut and bolt.
     
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    And I’ll post pics as soon as I can. Have to take some
     
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    Do u have any pictures of what you do?
     
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    I don't build drive shafts ,but I do some time make my own parts!
    Id have to russle up some pics...
     
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    Ok. I appreciate the help
     
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    Id have to catch my wife on her day off to retrieve my old photo's off her PC for pics ,
    but I have some stainless steel rod laying around ,I can shoot a pic tomorrow ,an ,
    Im going to be fabbing up some parts soon for my new slash out of aluminum,I will
    shoot pics of me making some body mount plates an perhaps a chassy stiffener that
    goes from the rear tower to the front tower!...
    I just got done swapping out those stupid stock springs on the Traxxas that they put
    on their SCT's!.....[​IMG]
     
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    Here is what I make my own pins out of ,its true stainless steel an not the phony stuff that comes
    from other places if you know what I mean!....:seriousbusiness:

    Its about a 1/16 " thick stainless steal stock rod ,probably can find it at a metal place
    where they sale metal for fabrication.
    This piece I found laying around ,its been laying in my yard for yrs an don't have
    a lick of rust on it ,you would need a good cut off wheel to cut it ,don't even try with
    plier type dykes!...LOL

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    Ok cool. Thank you. I’ll have to try to find some
     
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    In a pinch I have used a old drill bit cut to size for a pin

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