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Offline Gorden

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builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« on: January 01, 2013, 12:33:12 PM »
 I have almost completed a FT SC10 4x4 but the drive train feels tight compared to other builds that I have done. Is something I may have done up to tight? When i put it on the floor and give it a push it stops almost right away

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2013, 01:12:31 PM »
The only thing I can think of is what happened to me. When I built the diffs one of the bearings in the front diff did not seat all the way and when I put the two halves together it got tight once I figured that out and fixed the problem it was ok.
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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2013, 06:17:28 PM »
did u try  loosening the belt  so its limp.. might help to find out him its front or rear binding...

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2013, 07:59:29 AM »
after this weekends IROCC race I'll look at it 1st it to loosen or remove the belt to track down the problem. it might be the diff covers are tightened to much and something is binding up
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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2013, 04:01:33 AM »
Remove the belt and ensure there is no binding of the diffs/gear boxes, then add belt.   You should be able to have it go about 6ft at least before stopping, by giving it a decent push.

Yup, take a look at the diff covers as the screws can protrude through and touch if to tight.   Add another washer to the screw to help Eliminate this.

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 07:39:25 PM »
Well I looked at the truck tonight and I had put the belt on the wrong side of the tension pulley. it seams to be ok now

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2013, 01:06:59 PM »
good to hear it was something simple!

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2013, 07:05:35 AM »
Hey guys I had a lot of fun racing yesterday with the new truck.
the racing is a lot cleaner then in the past and that is a very good thing

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Re: builders of a FT SC10 4x4 question for you
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2013, 07:40:08 AM »
Gord, you were doing great out there, always in control style of driving, looked like a dialed truck.....................welcome back
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