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01-10-2003, 10:53 AM
can anyone tell me the difference between a trc grey and a jaco grey. also is it alright to a trc rear wheel on a rc12L as the trc hub is a 5 hole fixing.
01-10-2003, 11:00 AM
If the wheel has a 5 hole fixing, then I dont think it'll fit on the associated hub, as these are 3 bolt (ie the angles/spacings wont add up!)
Not sure about tyres; I use corally golds/silvers
01-10-2003, 11:25 AM
TRC'S and Jaco's will be very similar. I have never seen a 5 hole hub before but is it 5 evenly spread holes or a 3 + 2 set up which enables you to use both types of wheel?
01-10-2003, 03:59 PM
TRC tyres seem to be a mm or two wider, or did just get a funny set?
01-10-2003, 04:16 PM
do you realy want an answer to that!!!!
did your axle arive
01-10-2003, 04:44 PM
alan chances are has not ordered yet
01-10-2003, 05:44 PM
YES!!! I got the axle today! and some t-bars too.
Big Jimmy G
01-10-2003, 06:19 PM
The tires that come on the grey rims have a wider off-set than the ones that come on the black rims. This will give you a wider rear track and on some cars it will be outside the BRCA limits.
If you are gluing your own tho, I guess it does not matter which make of rubber you use as they are both so similar.
01-10-2003, 07:51 PM
the 5 holes are only there so you can use either 2bolt or 3 bolt hubs... not because the reqauire 5 holes! ;)
02-10-2003, 01:21 AM
Hang on a mo, I've just had to go out to the garage and get a wheel, my TRC's from last year only have 4 holes (unless we're including the center hole). There are 3 holes at a 120 degree pitch, suitable for the RC12L3 (3 Bolt) I think it will fit a Trinity as well (help me out here, only run an Associated), and an extra hole sitting between the botom two holes which accomodates a 2 bolt hub. The Associated 12L3 did need a bit of shaving doing to make the wheels fit (it took all of 2 min's), I just hope wish the glueing would last as long as the rubber!.
02-10-2003, 12:40 PM
Yes.... thats what mine are like!
As far as i know - the TRC "multi-fix" wheel has 4 holes as Gareth has said - and will fit the 12L3 and the switchblade 12 (2002 car i think)
I have got both TRC and Asso/Jaco wheels on my L3
02-10-2003, 06:44 PM
sorry kids... slip of the fingers!
the trc wheels have 4 holes, 3 are for the 3 bolt hubs then the extra hole is opposite one of the 3 holes so you can use 2 bolt hubs.
and yes...all the holes in the trc wheels match up perfectly with trinity hubs ;)
03-10-2003, 10:30 PM
thanks for putting us back on track Glyn, i think we all drifted from one of the points here. I can'r help you on the compound dfifferences, Glyn is pretty well clued up though
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