Lube it or Loose it!

 

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TitleLube it or Loose it!

CategorySpeed Tips

CommentI did the normal truing of the wheels and polishing of the inner axle guides, but I also filled the holes with dry graphite and poked the axle through several times. This hopefully packs graphite into the axle well. I then install the wheels and apply more graphite between the wheels, axle head, and body of the car. My sons car won ALL 3 den races AND the pack race going undefeated...and he had one cracked wheel hub from dropping the car earlier in the day. Graphite works!!!

ContributorMichael Hoffner

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Date Entered04-Jul-2012

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