- March 26, 2018 at 3:44 PM #12046
I just wanted to let everyone know that the new Scaleauto SC-8003 GT3 chassis uses Torx nuts and not hex. It appears that it’s using a mix of T5 and T6 nuts. I’m getting a Wiha Torx driver set tonight to get everything apart so I can be aware of every bolt on the car.
I’ll keep this up to date on changes and things I find.
March 27, 2018 at 8:16 AM #12055
- This topic was modified 3 months, 3 weeks ago by turboman93.
So I got into the car late last night. The carbon fiber mounting plate is thicker than the metal plate on the older cars, so it has less float. I’m not sure what that’s going to mean on the track right now so I’m not suggesting it’s either good or bad. I spent a good amount of time trying to straighten the body on the chassis as the Z4 I got was crooked and offset. Everything else looks to be the same so I’ll get to the track and true the stock tires and see how it runs.May 25, 2018 at 6:08 PM #12302
Where did you find the Wiha torx wrenches?May 27, 2018 at 10:33 AM #12303
You can get the Wera versions from Alan at 132slotcar.
Wera 118040 TX 5 x 40mm s/driver for TORX
Wera 118042 TX 6 x 40mm s/driver for TORXMay 27, 2018 at 2:46 PM #12305
I posted this in the Tips and Tricks section about a month ago:May 28, 2018 at 11:40 AM #12322
TIRE WARNING – see the *main ScaleAuto GT thread https://www.austinslotcarclub.com/forums/topic/q3-scaleauto-series-discussion/page/2/#post-12326
... Fire up the willing engine, responding with a roar! Tires spitting gravel, I commit my weekly crime... Rush - Red Barchetta
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