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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #210 on: October 04, 2014, 03:29:42 AM »
They answered my mail, and they are willing to replace my trucks but they want me to send a package with them to the states... I live in Portugal so the cost of the shipping is not worth it, and it will take lots of time to arrive (i don't have other trucks to skate in that time)! I was expecting something like a representant in Europe to trade them or something... I told the my skateshop about the defect and they told me the spanish distributor will exchange my trucks for new ones... now i just have to wait! :)

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #211 on: October 09, 2014, 09:25:12 AM »
Thinking of trying a pair of ACE trucks on a 8.125. Would a pair of the 44's work alright on it?

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #212 on: October 09, 2014, 09:28:45 AM »
Thinking of trying a pair of ACE trucks on a 8.125. Would a pair of the 44's work alright on it?

Yes. Had a friend who had 44s on an 8.1, looked 100% normal. 44's are arguably smaller than an 8.5 truck, their hangar width is smaller than indy 149s. I prefer trucks to be a tad wider than the board. And, the difference will hardly be noticable, you might see half a nut or two on the side.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #213 on: October 09, 2014, 09:47:46 AM »
I've ridden ACE 44s on:

8.18
8.25
8.38
8.5

By far, (for me) 8.25/8.38 are perfect fits for ACE 44s. They felt and looked small to me on an 8.5 (and ACE 55s feel too big).

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #214 on: October 09, 2014, 09:59:12 AM »
Thinking of trying a pair of ACE trucks on a 8.125. Would a pair of the 44's work alright on it?

I ran 33's with a washer on the inside on a 8.125. Personally I think 44's would be too big, but I can't stand seeing any nut sticking out the side of my board.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #215 on: October 09, 2014, 11:53:30 AM »
Thinking of trying a pair of ACE trucks on a 8.125. Would a pair of the 44's work alright on it?

I ran 33's with a washer on the inside on a 8.125. Personally I think 44's would be too big, but I can't stand seeing any nut sticking out the side of my board.

This... but i put 2 washers!

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #216 on: October 09, 2014, 12:26:15 PM »
My ace trucks were pretty much awful. Can't believe how many people are praising the stability on this thread. i ride super loose trucks, but my ace were the opposite of stable. i can get the same turn radius with indys yet still set up for flip tricks without flip flopping to wheel bite right away. Also the axles slipped, bent and hanger cracked. And put em on a scale and compare to indys, youd be surprised that the slim silhouette of ace trucks actually weighs more than the equivalent size of indys.  I did contact joey tershay and he was super cool about replacing them which is sick, but i got too lazy to ship em out and bought some new indys down the street. Also, for the people saying they can't get indys loose enough without the nut falling off, sanding down the bushings is an easy solution.
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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #217 on: October 09, 2014, 12:27:54 PM »
Personally I never liked the way they grind. Seemed a bit 'chalky' to me, as if the metal is softer compared to Indys/ Thunder.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #218 on: October 09, 2014, 03:28:11 PM »
My ace trucks were pretty much awful. Can't believe how many people are praising the stability on this thread. i ride super loose trucks, but my ace were the opposite of stable. i can get the same turn radius with indys yet still set up for flip tricks without flip flopping to wheel bite right away. Also the axles slipped, bent and hanger cracked. And put em on a scale and compare to indys, youd be surprised that the slim silhouette of ace trucks actually weighs more than the equivalent size of indys.  I did contact joey tershay and he was super cool about replacing them which is sick, but i got too lazy to ship em out and bought some new indys down the street. Also, for the people saying they can't get indys loose enough without the nut falling off, sanding down the bushings is an easy solution.
Or take off the washer(s). That helped me for a while.
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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #219 on: October 10, 2014, 06:25:12 PM »
I recently sent in defective sets #4 and #5, and they sent me back two new sets and a hat as compensation for all the trouble. Both sets of trucks did not have straight axles, just as set #5 that I sent back. So they just went in the trash. Fuck Ace trucks.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #220 on: October 10, 2014, 06:47:55 PM »
The only problem I had with mine is that both the pivot cups got crushed. Other than that I'm happy with em.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #221 on: October 10, 2014, 07:32:31 PM »
I've got Ace 00 on my cruiser. By far the best turning I've had on such a small cruiser. I haven't tried out Independent 109 tho.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #222 on: October 13, 2014, 04:19:50 PM »
If you want Chinese made trucks that turn like an Indy stage III and are super light- consider Krux...

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #223 on: October 13, 2014, 04:43:56 PM »
If you want Chinese made trucks that turn like an Indy stage III and are super light- consider Krux...

They're the next ones i wanna try, they have such a rad team and good looking trucks... Never seen somebody skating them here in Portugal though!

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #224 on: October 16, 2014, 12:58:43 AM »
The only problem I had with mine is that both the pivot cups got crushed. Other than that I'm happy with em.
Same, its a problem that I can avoid only through skating looser trucks.  Not sure if there are any other methods, since I've tried multiple sets of pivot cups already.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #225 on: October 16, 2014, 03:17:53 AM »
The only problem I had with mine is that both the pivot cups got crushed. Other than that I'm happy with em.
Same, its a problem that I can avoid only through skating looser trucks.  Not sure if there are any other methods, since I've tried multiple sets of pivot cups already.


I skate my trucks really loose, I thought that was why they cracked. However, I bought some indy cups and they seem to hold up fine.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #226 on: October 20, 2014, 08:38:34 AM »
The baseplates are fucked up on mine.

^ This one keeps going crooked no matter how many times I tighten it.

^ The back right hole is effectively useless now.
I've never had these problems with Indys. Looks like I know what I'm gonna be riding next...

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #227 on: October 20, 2014, 11:45:01 AM »
Stop bitching about the pivot cups. Get the magnesium baseplates and khiros and you'll be set forever

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #228 on: October 20, 2014, 12:11:50 PM »
Stop bitching about the pivot cups. Get the magnesium baseplates and khiros and you'll be set forever

unless the axles bend. seriously, you shouldn't have to do THAT much aftermarket care to make some trucks skateable.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #229 on: October 20, 2014, 02:12:09 PM »
These may as well be Trackers with plastic base plates to me now. Thanks. Staying away.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #230 on: October 21, 2014, 08:10:54 AM »
Stop bitching about the pivot cups. Get the magnesium baseplates and khiros and you'll be set forever

unless the axles bend. seriously, you shouldn't have to do THAT much aftermarket care to make some trucks skateable.

Fair enough... They feel so good though. I've had a couple of pairs of aces with no problems at all, meanwhile I just got some new indys and got axle slippage after 3 days. Im still backing aces, but I understand that people are bummed if the axles are bending.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #231 on: September 09, 2015, 03:01:00 PM »
anyone ridden 44's with an 8.38 or over?  hoverboardish?

i like my aces.  been riding 44's with an 8.25 for a while which seems perfect, but kind of want to go a bit bigger.  considering going back to 149's

i know this is fascinating
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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #232 on: September 09, 2015, 03:08:57 PM »
anyone ridden 44's with an 8.38 or over?  hoverboardish?

i like my aces.  been riding 44's with an 8.25 for a while which seems perfect, but kind of want to go a bit bigger.  considering going back to 149's

i know this is fascinating

The Ace 44 axle is exactly 8.38

The popsicle in this pic is an 8.5 w/ Ace 44's



Ace 55's for anything over 8.5

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #233 on: September 09, 2015, 03:10:12 PM »
huh.  i always thought the axel was 8.25

thanks.  that looks good to me
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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #234 on: September 09, 2015, 04:11:29 PM »
I like my aces, turn perfect, grind almost the same as indy's, only problem is the pivot cups. I have used three pivot cups on one baseplate within the two months I have skated them. I have discovered that the hole for the pivot cup is not a true circle, which is probably why I burn through them so often.

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« Reply #235 on: September 09, 2015, 05:31:15 PM »
only problem is the pivot cups

Same thing here, I had to switch out the pivot cups three times until they stopped shimmying out of the slot. Other than that I've never had any trouble

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #236 on: September 11, 2015, 08:02:30 AM »
Anyone who bitches about ACEs being floppy should stop using conical and/or soft bushings. If you use the stock bushings or bones hard (bottoms) you won't have that issue and you will still be able to turn better than anything out there.

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #237 on: November 01, 2015, 04:26:46 PM »
anyone ridden 44's with an 8.38 or over?  hoverboardish?

i like my aces.  been riding 44's with an 8.25 for a while which seems perfect, but kind of want to go a bit bigger.  considering going back to 149's

i know this is fascinating

The Ace 44 axle is exactly 8.38

The popsicle in this pic is an 8.5 w/ Ace 44's



Ace 55's for anything over 8.5

Anyone know how the 33's measure precisely from tip to tip?

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #238 on: November 01, 2015, 05:47:56 PM »
anyone ridden 44's with an 8.38 or over?  hoverboardish?

i like my aces.  been riding 44's with an 8.25 for a while which seems perfect, but kind of want to go a bit bigger.  considering going back to 149's

i know this is fascinating

The Ace 44 axle is exactly 8.38

The popsicle in this pic is an 8.5 w/ Ace 44's



Ace 55's for anything over 8.5

Anyone know how the 33's measure precisely from tip to tip?

8 inches

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Re: Ace trucks
« Reply #239 on: November 01, 2015, 08:41:33 PM »
The one thing I hate is how goddamn ugly Aces are. It's tough to make a truck ugly but they look anorexic, I wouldn't even trust myself ollieing a 9 with those things! Man, also lose the sizing system, 22-33-44-55 GTFO and use real measurements