What spares & fluids

Madmax

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Hi guys, just wondering what spares and fluid you guys keep on hand? Or do you just order as you break or wear parts out?Want to put a order in @towerhobbies so i can get everything in one go. I got a mega raider so if that makes difference.
Tia
 

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The first thing that I would recommend is getting yourself the lower aluminium chassis plate and immediately change out the original plastic one. This is a known weak point on all of the Mega line,as any good hit on the front , has a habit of snapping off the entire front end. Have a look around for aftermarket shocks,you'll find lots of ideas throughout this forum,along with better rear tyres.
In general,very few parts break on these trucks as they're very well built. Normally a common spare part are the A-arms,but not on this range,I've yet to hear of someone break one. Diff oil:- 7000-10,000wt. Shock oil:- minimum of 350 cst for both. Hope this helps Madmax.
 

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Body clips and wheel nuts are good to have on hand. Maybe some spare wheel bearings and a set of dog bones and a diff service kit.

White lithium grease (transmission gears) and light machine oil (bushings/bearings) is good to have along with brake cleaner. I also like to keep acetone and denatured alcohol on my bench. These items are best to get at a local auto or hardware store. I'm sure you don't want to pay shipping and import fees for these.
 

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Shock oil is a must. You WILL be popping caps off.

I did the aluminum skid plate right away so it may have saved some other damage as Dreadstar suggests.

I've broken a shock mount also on my Raider but that may have been driver error

Overall it's been a real solid RC (coming from a street/ backyard basher).
 

Madmax

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Shock oil is a must. You WILL be popping caps off.

I did the aluminum skid plate right away so it may have saved some other damage as Dreadstar suggests.

I've broken a shock mount also on my Raider but that may have been driver error

Overall it's been a real solid RC (coming from a street/ backyard basher).
Thanks , I've ordered the aluminum skid plate ,so far bashing around the backyard haven't poped any shocks yet. Is it 35wt for the shocks do you recommend upgrading shocks ?

Thanks again guys
 

Rdub

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Thanks , I've ordered the aluminum skid plate ,so far bashing around the backyard haven't poped any shocks yet. Is it 35wt for the shocks do you recommend upgrading shocks ?

Thanks again guys
I recently added a mild brushless setup to the car. At the same time I added 40wt shock oil. Still not as firm as I'd like, so I ordered some stiffer springs. Still waiting on those.
 

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