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Old 03-31-2012, 09:06 PM   #5146
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Here's a vid of my 210 from last nights club race at my local track. SDRC in San Diego, CA. Med grip, clay. I was running Super soft AKA Vektor fronts/AKA foam in front and ver1 MC Suburbs in rear with PL closed cell foam. Sauced front and rear with Trackstar Gold. I normally run either Rebars or Vektors but was doing some compound testing.

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I had a pretty solid first run (car was really good) and a DNF in the second run due to stupidity and qualified 3rd for the night. Car was stellar in the qualifier, not as good in the main. Track got a little bumpier as the night went on due the Intermediate SC classes (both 2wd and 4wd) not being very good at timing all the jumps and hammering the faces of most of them. Overall my car is really good there....I could use just a touch more mid corner steering and I have a few things I'm going to test soon.

My car needs a diff rebuild and new shock seals....I did a shock "rebuild" before the first qualifier and by the mains there was oil all over the lower shock cups The car was definitely not as good in the main. TQ was a +10 Kyosho and 2nd was a +8 B4.1....... on a big track like this, I need to try a long chassis We'll see....

I'll post up my qualifier as soon as its done processing
It seemed like you had plenty of forward bite, especially down the back straight..
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:11 PM   #5147
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It seemed like you had plenty of forward bite, especially down the back straight..

Ya, its pretty good, but the beginning of the straight is a little "wavy" so if you get in the throttle good it's all about the wheelie!
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Ya, its pretty good, but the beginning of the straight is a little "wavy" so if you get in the throttle good it's all about the wheelie!
Do you have the cream servo weight or battery stop..
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Do you have the cream servo weight or battery stop..

I don't feel that's what my car needs.... and just adding weight isn't really a fix IMO. I already know my car steers better with "other" front tires. Gold Barcodes steer way more on my car but I run/test for AKA and I'm working out how to get the steering I need with them. The Rebars actually steer more aggressively for me but aren't as consistent. The Vektors are smooth but aren't as aggressive as some other tires. Its just a balancing act. I don't need a 1700+ gram car, its heavy enough as it is. 4 I've done alot of testing with other cars between running a heavy car vs light car and heavy cars really tend to not be as good on loose/med grip tracks.
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Thinking of trying the RM4 on my track, its a large track and we normally run it dry so depending if its freshly blown off it will have almost blue grove, but when you get a bunch of peps. running into the pipes it can stir up the loose stuff and make traction a bit more unstable.

Wanting to know those running RM4 if it adds more traction and how does it handle over jumps... do you have the same brake effect in the air? a couple of photos can be seen on our facebook page

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Old 03-31-2012, 10:19 PM   #5151
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Thinking of trying the RM4 on my track, its a large track and we normally run it dry so depending if its freshly blown off it will have almost blue grove, but when you get a bunch of peps. running into the pipes it can stir up the loose stuff and make traction a bit more unstable.

Wanting to know those running RM4 if it adds more traction and how does it handle over jumps... do you have the same brake effect in the air? a couple of photos can be seen on our facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Over-...44652455636350
It will definitely give you more traction. I haven't tried it yet, but a friend of mine ran his and it was quite a difference when he switched back and forth between RM3 and RM4. I sure the brake effect in the air is reduced some, but the wheels are still spinning forward so you will still get some.
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:17 PM   #5152
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+ YouTube Video
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Here's my buggy qualifier.... Don't mind the music, I'm kinda old school LOL
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For those looking for a longer chassis, I'm now working on a +8mm chassis, it should be done soon then I'll be doing some durabilliy testing then they'll be for sale. Unfortunatly our local track just got kicked out of our building (we had a cash deal going, someone offered to pay full rent) so I'm not sure when I'll be able to test it. I'm hopeing for the chassis and spacer to be all done within the next week or so, then start testing. PM me f your interested.
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:21 AM   #5154
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For those looking for a longer chassis, I'm now working on a +8mm chassis, it should be done soon then I'll be doing some durabilliy testing then they'll be for sale. Unfortunatly our local track just got kicked out of our building (we had a cash deal going, someone offered to pay full rent) so I'm not sure when I'll be able to test it. I'm hopeing for the chassis and spacer to be all done within the next week or so, then start testing. PM me f your interested.
Are you making them out of aluminum? I would like to see it..
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...... Don't mind the music, I'm kinda old school LOL

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Had a GREAT night with my DEX210 and 410 last night. Finally got my 210 dialed in so it turns... Main changes were remove rear droop screws, 2mm all on bottom of front hub carrier, HB Pink Beams all round. At S&N Trackside. Hopefully get a setup sheet done soon. But here are some details.

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Spring/Oil: F:Losi 25, Losi red, 4 hole 1.3 // R: Ass 27.5, Losi Pink, 4 hole 1.3
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Rear Hubs: Hole 3, 2mm / 2mm (centered), mantis gearbox fix outer hole.
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Are you making them out of aluminum? I would like to see it..
yup, thats the plan. Its still a work in progress but pics will be up when its in my hands
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What diff fluid would be recommended for a High bite clay track. With the ASC diff of course
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TSR Front Tower - Just installed it. Pretty nice. Just fyi.


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yup, thats the plan. Its still a work in progress but pics will be up when its in my hands
Would this be a copy of or similar to the piece Jorn used at the Reedy Race with the extension spacer by the steering?
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