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HPI Baja 5b Brake Maintenance

Discussion in 'HPI Baja' started by WoodiE, Feb 25, 2007.

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  1. WoodiE

    WoodiE Kind of good admin.
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    Your brakes are an important part of your Buggy. If they aren’t properly maintained your flirting with disaster. Its an easy task and only take a few minutes...



    HPI Baja 5b Brake Maintenance
     
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    Nice write up thanks!
     
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    I'm getting jealous of all these Baja how 2's - Till I get mine - you are getting all the how 2's and I had and still am figuring it out on my own with my FG, MAN I wish I knew German!:blush:
     
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    If you guys see any inaccuracies or improvements that need to made or anything that will make these tutorials more useful, please let me know.
    Im still fairly new with the 5b and am taking the approach that folks reading the tutorials are new as well.

    All help is appreciated.
     
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    Its raining :(
    I did get 1 tank through her the other day.
     
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    Rain! I got my new DDM pipe Friday night could see the grass in some areas and this morning woke to 9"+ Dang snail mail........
     
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    I took the stinger off and managed to get another tank in on the street. Its starting to wake up now :D
     
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    Some I did to my brakes was add a bit of ballpoint pen spring on the shafts between the pads. Works great and they haven't dragged since!!
     
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    I have done this on many RCs.
    Didnt even think to do it here.
    Pen spring are ok but go flat quickly. A good spring steel or SS spring from the hardware store is a more permanent choice.