Stealth Goes BOOM!

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Re: Stealth Goes BOOM!

Post by bully »

Whoa mate that is very messy,i hope the latest batches of the rings are ok.

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AscotConversion wrote:It pays to upgrade the idlers to the new natural colored gear. The old black gears don't stand up and this is the result. I have had a similar thing happen in a BL dirt oval car I used a black idler in.

Did the same, used the natural color and experienced this to my converted 2.65, maybe its me or its just the 2.65 shaft is too small thats why its chewing my idler gear. ro some flex of some sort, ended up using the stock 2.25 ones.
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The RPM 2.65 top shaft is too small to mesh well in my opinion, I use it in my 10t still but ii have to rebuild the gears quite often

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Re: Stealth Goes BOOM!

Post by Dave145 »

I never would have guessed that I needed to upgrade the idlers even in a stealth tranny... Wow

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Re: Stealth Goes BOOM!

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Hey Jer, found a NIP steel idler today....LMK....JohnnySr

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