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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 5:19 pm

i'm not sure is these are lefts or rights
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but at least i can start working on the tiger again
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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 7:04 pm

They are left....... The triangle cleats is suppose to point downwards as it come down on to the ground.
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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Nov 21, 2014 7:45 pm

doesn't look like they come in rights so i either have to sell them (really dont want it to look odd like this) or try and exchange them and cost me double for shipping.

anyone like to buy them? cost me $125.00 and i'm not going to include shipping.

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 27, 2015 6:00 pm

I need a little help.
it turns out that i can not run the stock plastic drive sprocket on the new gearbox i put in. it will make the tracks run 1/8 off of the road wheels and even if i put the stock box back i've buggered up the sprocket trying to get it to fit.
does anyone have a pair of plastic ones i can use for the weekend? I would like to get the metal ones that fit these new gear boxes but have yet to get a reply

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 27, 2015 6:14 pm

Does PzIV use the same sprcokets as the PzIII ? Strange that I don't have a set of PzIVs but I have two sets of plastic PzIII's as far as I can tell and its yours if it fits.

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 27, 2015 6:32 pm

i dont see why they wouldn't work, same takes and all. Thank you. i will start putting the old gearbox back in

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 27, 2015 8:36 pm

I do Russell, I will bring them. Don't forget to come early to get in! I will be there at 7:30...

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Feb 06, 2015 3:03 am

MikeC wrote:
Does PzIV use the same sprcokets as the PzIII ? Strange that I don't have a set of PzIVs but I have two sets of plastic PzIII's as far as I can tell and its yours if it fits.

MikeC.

They will be too big for the stock Panzer IV, they won't clear the fenders (Ive tried...) 

Panzer III sprockets are significantly larger. Makes for a faster tank.

Russel, what gearboxes are you trying to fit? Most of the black-steel HL style gearboxes from Taigen, especially, need to have the flat section of the driveshaft filed or grinded down just a hair... most standard metal / plastic sprockets will be an extremely tight fit if you don't do this. They WILL get stuck on...

Im curious about your setup.

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Negaduck wrote:
I need a little help.
it turns out that i can not run the stock plastic drive sprocket on the new gearbox i put in. it will make the tracks run 1/8 off of the road wheels and even if i put the stock box back i've buggered up the sprocket trying to get it to fit.
does anyone have a pair of plastic ones i can use for the weekend? I would like to get the metal ones that fit these new gear boxes but have yet to get a reply

...also you mentioned having the track 1/8" offset from the wheels.. did you install metal Panzer IV wheels? I believe the Mato ones (I may be wrong, it's been awhile) are completely craaaaap... the dimensions are all wrong and they don't even come close to lining up with the track. See my build thread.

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Feb 06, 2015 6:58 pm

everything i've added to this so far fits like a glove when i used the stock gearbox and drive sprocket and it was the same with the plastic tracks 

hear is what gears i got 
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but then i got to thinking. It hurt abit but once the smoke cleared i took the stock gear box out.........again and compared them. anyone else see the problem?
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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 08, 2015 5:02 pm

Negaduck wrote:
but then i got to thinking. It hurt abit but once the smoke cleared i took the stock gear box out.........again and compared them. anyone else see the problem?
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Looks like the shaft on the right one is longer. scratch

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 08, 2015 7:22 pm

That's a problem.. and it doesn't look like they're "long shaft" boxes either.. I believe the length difference is 1cm exactly (Please correct me Razz )

Thats more like 3-4mm, which means they may have cut corners on assembly. Lame.. is the opposite gearbox the same length?

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 08, 2015 9:45 pm

both gearboxes are the same

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 08, 2015 11:02 pm

Well the new ones are longer, right ? So can you sand them down or do you have to sand down the notch part instead ? Is there a difference on the notch part from the mount point as well as the length of the drive shaft ?
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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon Feb 09, 2015 8:03 am

the notch is the same size so i would have to that down with the shaft but i'm more disappointed right now. you buy stuff for it that should be a drop in and i have to mod or buy other things to make it work

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PostSubject: Re: Panzer IV   Panzer  IV - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed Dec 30, 2015 7:48 pm

been doing some platoon markings and some wash work to it

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