Deluxe Sideswipe

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  1. lostnfound

    lostnfound Contructiconvict

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    Does anyone else have some trouble with the tires?? Mine has some difficulty rolling around on his tires, and not because he's so low to the ground, but because his tires that join with his front arms are too closely attached to the thing that attaches the tire with the little joint thingy that it wont spin. One tire is much worse than the other, but still.. Does anyone else experience this??
     
  2. TfAnimatedfan

    TfAnimatedfan Five. Dollar. Headband.

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    Nope, not a problem with mine.
     
  3. T-Logicon

    T-Logicon assembles the drones

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    Mine doesnt have that problem. I'll be getting Swerve soon, so I'll look for it.
     
  4. lostnfound

    lostnfound Contructiconvict

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    Yeah, i could barely fit a piece of paper in the crack right in between where the tire is and where the plastic its attached to is. But it ended up fixing it by just digging and digging until i got some tweezers in there and let it sit for while to stretch it.
     
  5. Z.U.D.O.N

    Z.U.D.O.N Camshaft's Master

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    I don't have that problem, but my Sideswipe can't roll properly either. The mech-alive gimmick in his knees sticks out too much that it drags Sideswipe when I roll him.. =S
     
  6. newguy

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    mine sucks ass when it comes to standing
     
  7. Z.U.D.O.N

    Z.U.D.O.N Camshaft's Master

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    Mess around with the way the wheels transform. Like, when you have fully transformed the wheels, turn the part with the heel spur "all the way up". That makes the heel spur more or less level with the wheel. Then, if this fails, mess around with this part and perhaps adjust the hip joint a bit. I find that the hip joint is also the key to Sideswipe's balance in a way..

    Hope this helps.
     
  8. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I had a little trouble at first with a wheel being too tight and not rolling, but it takes a little work transforming him and it isn't a problem.

    and hey, if I can get SS to stand up doing the wheel-heel spur thing, then a 2 fingered sloth can do it. it works and it is magical when you nail it down to an art, rather a science.
     
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    Slimaximus Headmaster

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    My tires are almost falling off, still need to fix them.......
     
  10. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    Mine has no trouble rolling, standing, or getting the chest to lock in.

    The only issue I've found with it in two months has been that the hood halves don't line up perfectly in alt mode (the camera left hand side of the hood is always a fraction higher).
     
  11. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Mine has that problem too! I feel like i might be transforming him wrong or something. I've never been able to get him to roll though.
     
  12. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Neither Here Nor There

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    You have to really transform him perfectly and get everything into place properly
     
  13. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    No problem with mine but, when I first got back into a car he didn't roll cuz the robots part dragged along the bottom.
     
  14. lostnfound

    lostnfound Contructiconvict

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    It had nothing to do with the transformation, (unlike my sideways who I have to bend a little after transforming him since he ends up crooked). It is just that the joint that attaches to the rear tire (the tire that becomes his arm) was just wayyyyy too close to the tire itself, there was absolutely zero space in between. Like i said, i was finally able to wedge some tweezers in between the non-existent gap and ended up stretching it a little.
     

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