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Axle/ bore prep

Discussion in 'Wheels and Axles' started by Demodrew21, Feb 14, 2021.

  1. Demodrew21

    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    This is my first post. I just started attempting league racing. I sent my first car in this month. So I polish my axles the finish with next level axle polish from dd4h. I polish the bores with his black ice kit. This time I sprayed my axles with Blaster silicone spray.(only thing I could get). What do yall do after that to "seal" them with?
     
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    Loud2ns District Champion

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    Graphite or oil?
     
  3. Demodrew21

    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    Oil.
     
  4. Loud2ns

    Loud2ns District Champion

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    After you silicone your axles you let it flash off so you don't melt the plastic. Add your oil and insert the axle into the wheel and install on the car.
     
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    DerbyDad4Hire Administrator Staff Member 25+ Pro Race Wins! National Champion

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    Get ahold of Jigaloo
     
  6. Demodrew21

    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    So what is the process with jigaloo. I bought some online waiting for it to arrive.
     
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    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    Also is there anything needed after I polish the bores with black ice?
     
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    DerbyDad4Hire Administrator Staff Member 25+ Pro Race Wins! National Champion

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    Same thing just let it dry for 10 minutes after you spray it.
     
  10. Demodrew21

    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    Thank you. What is the sealant people talk about after polishing?
     
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    The sealant is in the black ice kit. Step 3.
     
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    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    Sorry for the newbie questions, just trying to make sure I understand what im doing. Thank you everyone for the responses.
     
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    T-Bone Racing District Champion

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    Don’t be! That’s what forums like this are all about. Pros on here enjoy answering questions and helping guys out.
     
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    B_Regal Racing PWD Royalty Pro Racer

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    Orange wheels are slow and CA makes for a great lubricant, or so I am told by the pros. Just sayin'
     
  15. Loud2ns

    Loud2ns District Champion

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    The CA is tricky to get right. When done right it's super fast, but done wrong.....super slow!
     
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    DerbyBoyz Rail Runner Pro Racer

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    Maybe you should ask Crane if orange wheels are slow.
     
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    Mojo Racing National Contender Pro Racer

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    You have to use the super thin CA glue.. the extra thick is just way slow!

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    Do not use this at all... Don't use CA glue if your wheels and axles are attached. Bad things happen
     
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    Loud2ns District Champion

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    So which league did you send to and what is your race name?
     
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    Demodrew21 Bent Axle

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    I sett it to the NPWDRL for the basx am class. My car was Test Drive and it was listing under davis racing
     
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    Ok, I think we interacted on facebook on NPWDRL'S page a little.
     

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