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Old 02-04-2013
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Has anyone had any problems fitting Schumacher staggered ribbed fronts to the Hobao wheels?
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Standard or low-profile? I fitted some low profiles which were fiddly, but fitted nicely with some gentle persuasion.
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What form did the gentle persuasion take?
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hi there have you cut the rims down or left them standard i cut my down and they fit perfect
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The "gentle persuasion" just involved a bit of brute force to get the tyre on the rim and then followed by "massaging" the tyres/inserts until they felt even.

I just left the rims standard - although they may change on friday after i've given this set their first run. So far I've only ran my losi wheels.
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On low profile staggers you don't run inserts and cut rim to narrow
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I've just sorted them, thanks to the advice on here and from Ben Jemison.

I used a circular, thin blade-disc on a Dremel to cut the wheels - taking off the portion from the innermost edge to the first ridge. Then I smoothed down the remaining ridge to make the wheel surface flat.

No inserts but a carefully applied dab of glue between the bead of the tyre and the edges of the wheel.
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On another note - how do you upload images on here? Do you need them to be on another 3rd party site first?
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