Kraton V2 Kraton/Outcast driveshafts fit the V1 arms

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Yup, just in case anybody was wondering…

The V2 driveshaft fit the V1 arms.

The V2 hub carriers also fit V1 arms.

The V2 differentials fit the standard 3s shock towers, but you have to do a little bit of material removal in the shock tower diff area to accommodate the round, raised things on the ring-gear front face. Took just a few minutes with a Dremel sander bit. Close up pic below of the area needing ‘adjustment’ (last 2 pics).

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Good to know!
Thank you for doing the research 👍
Well, I did a hail Mary and bought stuff hoping it would fit. That was the extent of my research. Fortunately It does 😅 I can’t wait to finish this Thing…
 
Yup, just in case anybody was wondering…

The V2 driveshaft fit the V1 arms.

The V2 hub carriers also fit V1 arms.

The V2 differentials fit the standard 3s shock towers, but you have to do a little bit of material removal in the shock tower diff area to accommodate the round, raised things on the ring-gear front face. Took just a few minutes with a Dremel sander bit. Close up pic below of the area needing ‘adjustment’ (last 2 pics).

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Yup, just in case anybody was wondering…

The V2 driveshaft fit the V1 arms.

The V2 hub carriers also fit V1 arms.

The V2 differentials fit the standard 3s shock towers, but you have to do a little bit of material removal in the shock tower diff area to accommodate the round, raised things on the ring-gear front face. Took just a few minutes with a Dremel sander bit. Close up pic below of the area needing ‘adjustment’ (last 2 pics).

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What was the length for your turnbuckles for the front and back?
 
What was the length for your turnbuckles for the front and back?
I didn’t go by any premade measurements. I adjusted them according to what works for the car over time. I’ve never measured so have no idea what they’re set too.
 
was thinking of using the v2 driveshaft for my v1 truck too as the composite keeps breaking. So does the driveshaft just fit into the truck or do I need new hub carriers or bearings? Thanks
 
was thinking of using the v2 driveshaft for my v1 truck too as the composite keeps breaking. So does the driveshaft just fit into the truck or do I need new hub carriers or bearings? Thanks
You’ll need v2 hubs and bearings I believe. Below is when my 4s vorteks I built had v1 arms, v2 hub carriers/bearings and v2 drive shafts. I did not have to modify the v2 Driveshafts, they fit fine. It worked great for a few months, then I went ahead and put v2 arms on.
**Oh, one thing though I just remembered, the v1 arms I used were RPM brand. I assume the Arrma v1 arms will work fine, but there’s always a small chance there could be an issue…

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I was just measuring the new bearing and they seem the same size. Did you ever try just putting in the v2 outdrive into the v1 hubs?
 
I was just measuring the new bearing and they seem the same size. Did you ever try just putting in the v2 outdrive into the v1 hubs?
Hubs are the same on V1 and V2.
 
I was just measuring the new bearing and they seem the same size. Did you ever try just putting in the v2 outdrive into the v1 hubs?
I used v2, 4s hubs. I’m not familiar with the v1, 4s hubs.
 
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