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Old 10-03-2011, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 04 firecat 700 i got nine tooth anti ratchet drivers for it and it looks like the plastic caps for the rails are going to hit the drivers, if i take them off there is plenty of room. Anyone have any ideas on how i can get stuff cleared? I Thought about cutting the plastic caps down, any ideas would be great thanks.
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I have a 04 firecat 700 i got nine tooth anti ratchet drivers for it and it looks like the plastic caps for the rails are going to hit the drivers, if i take them off there is plenty of room. Anyone have any ideas on how i can get stuff cleared? I Thought about cutting the plastic caps down, any ideas would be great thanks.
Common problem. You must cut some or all of the cap off.
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do i cut off part of the rail or the plastic cap? and should i keep the plastic cap as round as i can? im just afraid of stabbing a rail through my track
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cut down the caps to clear, if you want to take them off order an anti stab kit from speedwerx
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do i cut off part of the rail or the plastic cap? and should i keep the plastic cap as round as i can? im just afraid of stabbing a rail through my track
I did the same mod when I put the 162" track under my EXT. I ground the plastic back and made it as contoured as possible. I had a ton of small diameter wheels laying around so I made my own anti stab kit. Seems to work pretty well so far. I would show you pictures but the sled is 400 miles north of me at the cottage.....
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i got a wheel kit in there now thats up in front and i think im going to run without the plastic ends on the rails. But whenever ya get to the sled i would still be interested to look at the pictures. Always like lookin at peoples mods and seein maybe ideas i never thought of, thanks.
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You may need to cut some of the rail off, seen this several times, the upward movment of the suspension when hitting large bumps can cause the rail tips to contact the drivers as the front of the rails move up first.

The other thing you may notice is a slight loss of top end speed with the involute/convolute drivers, we verified this on our timers when using those drivers, because of this I removed them off my own sleds and went to larger diameter standard drivers which don't ratchet at all and am able to run the track much looser.
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I know this is an old post, but what are the dimensions to put the drivers on the drive shaft??
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