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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MTChevy, Sep 27, 2006.

  1. MTChevy

    MTChevy 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    I roasted the spur gear in my 3.3 T-Maxx... I want some more torque. I want to get a different spur and bell to get things to jive. I got this set-up http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMWK0&P=7 and it is waaay to sluggish compared to stock. suggestions?
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I dunno about that but I was 90 miles from you today...
     
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    MTChevy 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    thats crazy cause i was 90 miles away from you today too :doah: :D :confused: :haha: but really, if you come down stop by for a visit!
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    crazy.... errr. yeah.
    I had to go to Sinclair, WY to pickup some pickups for the ranches. I hauled 2 on the lowboy and another person drove the 3rd home.
     
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    I have no idea but I can ask a few of my friends. One owns the local Hobbytown and him and two other guys used to be three of the top RC racers in the West. They used to compete in SoCal on the Velodrome running RC Cars @ over 100 mph.

    Since then, they've stepped up a bit and we all are into Dirt Late Model Races.
     
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    please do ask.. the stocker is a 54tooth spur gear and a 22 tooth clutch bell or pinion gear. i want more torque than that provides but i cant find the perfect combination
     
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    Hey this is tech in the lounge, get it the heck out of here.
     
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    The bigger the spur or the smaller the clutch bell ="s more torque so if u run the largest spur and smallest clutch bell then u will have a mad monster and probally break alot of stuff
     
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    just like my truck, breaks alot of stuff! i think i got it figured out what i want now
     
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    Ok first off get rid of that Robinson racing combo unless you like rebuilding your transmission often. They are a great combo for guys that are built to the hilt but now that you have steel in the clutch bell and the spur you not only add more rotating mass (doesn't seem like a lot but you have to remember the scale) but now when something breaks it'll be in your tranny.
    So that being said go back to the stock metal clutch bell/plastic spur combo. A properly setup spur won't strip, trust me.
    As far as more torque just get a smaller clutch bell or a larger spur gear.
    A change in the clutch bell will make a bigger difference (you will notice) then fine tune with changes in the spur gear.
    One thing you need to keep in mind is your slipper clutch. Even with great low end gearing if your slipper clutch isn't set tight enough (or it backs off) you won't be able to put the power to the ground, especially with lower gearing.

    -Avery
     

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