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Carisma GT14 Slipper Adjustment

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As we continue to race our Carisma GT14's we are learning how to maintain them as well. Twitching steering, grinding gears and loss of power are all issues we are now familiar with.

Having spent last weekend changing the differential on my GT14 Carisma R/C car, I needed to adjust the front-rear slipper bolt to balance traction.

The bolt in question is located just before the drive shaft at the rear of the car. Each Carisma GT14 Radio Controlled car comes with a spanner expressly for the purpose of adjusting the bolt.

To actually tighten it though, you need to stop the shaft socket from turning. This is a little fiddly and means you need to take off the upper chassis to gain access. This takes aroudn 30 minutes, here are my tips:

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"Having grown up racing Tamiya radio and remote controlled cars and trucks I was keen to get my kids started on the same hobby. Here, I share my R/C reviews and guides to getting started in this electric and petrol powered world."

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