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Old 02-18-2014, 11:11 AM   #4066
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Eric, have you checked RCMadness in Enfield? He should have some.

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My car is bordering that very same issue. By that I mean, if I clamp REAL hard on throttle, it will come around, if I roll ever so slightly for a split second, then clamp it, it'll rocket out of the turn. I'm actually very happy with mine right now and don't really want to change it.
Thanks, I'll check with RCMadness.
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Old 02-18-2014, 11:21 AM   #4067
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Anyone else have there car feel like the rear over rotates? I had the v2 and loved it so I got the 14 put same set up and my rear end feels like it breaks loose and over rotates the front. Exiting corners and it will loose traction so much I have to let it stabilize before I can get back into it.
I had the same issue almost gave up on the car. Went to 5/2 on diffs and 1.4/1.0 on sway bars, 1 dot rear spring, losi black front spring, and long camber link. I also took out the rear spacer and sanded the bottom of the mount. Car is very good now from low bite to super high bite. I adjust steering epa for conditions, usually around 75%.
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Old 02-18-2014, 12:28 PM   #4068
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Is someone making 12mm hex so we can use our other rims or is it going to be just the 14mm?
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RC-EP-Nitr..._qi=RTM1572015

This kinda thing. I got some of the 7mm thick ones so I could use my old Caster wheels. Available in 4, 5, 6 & 7mm thicknesses.

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Old 02-18-2014, 01:13 PM   #4069
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I had the same issue almost gave up on the car. Went to 5/2 on diffs and 1.4/1.0 on sway bars, 1 dot rear spring, losi black front spring, and long camber link. I also took out the rear spacer and sanded the bottom of the mount. Car is very good now from low bite to super high bite. I adjust steering epa for conditions, usually around 75%.
I noticed on my car that the outdrive bearings inside the rear transmission housing pack up with dirt easily and create a bound drivetrain. I noticed my car was crazy hard to drive after about 2 race days. Very loose and broke rear traction a lot. I pulled 1 shield off of the bearing and cleaned them real good and re oiled. Now I face that side inwards. I clean them out after each race day and they stay very free and my car no longer drives bad. Now I am back in the top 2-3 every week.
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Old 02-18-2014, 05:05 PM   #4070
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what losi springs do i need for the rear ?
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Old 02-18-2014, 05:20 PM   #4071
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Yellow losi rears are equivalent to 1 dot xray rears.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:33 PM   #4072
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Yellow losi rears are equivalent to 1 dot xray rears.
I'm guessing the losi lf springs.
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:39 PM   #4073
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:42 PM   #4074
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Xray 1 dots are 2.0lbs (1.9985 technically)
TLR Yellow (basic) springs are 2.0lbs
TLR White LF springs are 2.02lbs
TLR Grey LF springs are 1.96lbs
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Are you guys using the Losi springs because of cost and convenience, or are you feeling a performance difference ?
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Old 02-19-2014, 06:44 AM   #4076
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I'm using Xray, TLR LF, TLR standard & AE springs - because I already have them!

I've stopped wondering about colours and brands and have made myself a chart with the springs in (pounds) lbs. There are so many set ups out there it just made more sense when trying things. Right now I'm running Xray 2 dot fronts and TLR LF whites. But you could do the same with other brands - just match up the spring weights.

Note - the AE BB springs have a slightly larger in ID than the Xray or TLR - so I use the AE lower spring cups as well. There is a little play at the top of the spring retainer, but nothing crazy. The TLR's however fit perfectly, top and bottom using stock Xray retainers/cups.
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I'm using Xray, TLR LF, TLR standard & AE springs - because I already have them!

I've stopped wondering about colours and brands and have made myself a chart with the springs in (pounds) lbs. There are so many set ups out there it just made more sense when trying things. Right now I'm running Xray 2 dot fronts and TLR LF whites. But you could do the same with other brands - just match up the spring weights.

Note - the AE BB springs have a slightly larger in ID than the Xray or TLR - so I use the AE lower spring cups as well. There is a little play at the top of the spring retainer, but nothing crazy. The TLR's however fit perfectly, top and bottom using stock Xray retainers/cups.
same here I only ask cause most local tracks do not carry xray springs so,we get a base line spring rate and tune from there
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I felt like the TLR LF springs felt a lot better on my car, more plush and more traction.

No rear gearbox shim, outside hole on the rear shock tower, no front sway bar, AE Blue front springs and TLR LF pink on the rear. It steers but it could go more, thinking about playing with bump steer and/or raising the rear roll center with the bushings. But right now it turns well but if you hammer the throttle it just digs in and goes. With the gear box shim it'd want to get loose. At Super Cup last week I could watch some other guys buggies and tell who had the gear box shim and who didn't.
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Yes, too bad the TLR LF fronts are for 2WD - much too light for 4WD.
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Set up advice ? Run on a small indoor concret high bite track longest straight is about 50 ft tight track with 2 180s and a 120 with two sweepers. I have box setup for carpet I have R10 with tekin 6.5 just go last Friday was Tq 1race followed by 2, 2 but 5 in amain finished 4th out of 14 felt good in sweepers but was not good as I would like in off power turns and jumps.
Any advice also anyone running avid pistons if so set up ideas on quote for these pistons
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