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Old 12-02-2016, 08:09 PM   #3436
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Maybe you should switch to Losi. Don't they come out with new models every 8 months or so? I know my buddy is always telling me about this or that coming out (losi), and I have no idea what he's talking about.
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Question, What does the Differnt size shock Cups do?? To me wouldnt using a thicker one be the same as turning the collar down more(tightening spring & raise ride height) ??
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Old 12-03-2016, 01:57 PM   #3438
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Question, What does the Differnt size shock Cups do?? To me wouldnt using a thicker one be the same as turning the collar down more(tightening spring & raise ride height) ??
That is true. However, depending on your ride height target, you might need to change the lenght of the shock retaining cup to get there.
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Im kinda of confused what its really for? say you run 24mm ride height, if you use the thickest then you you shock collar would be higher on the body then if you used the thinest it would be lower to obtain same ride height so what does it actually do or the point to having them??
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Im kinda of confused what its really for? say you run 24mm ride height, if you use the thickest then you you shock collar would be higher on the body then if you used the thinest it would be lower to obtain same ride height so what does it actually do or the point to having them??
For different length springs. The t5 comes with buggy springs and you need to use the 9mm offset cups to get in optimum ride height range. If you use the newer truck springs you need to use the 5mm offsets or you'll run out of adjustment room on th collars
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Thanks for the explanation, NO clue why they wouldnt just give the truck, truck springs like they did on the previous 3 model trucks.. WHy the frig doesnt the damn manual explain that crap???? I dont understand some of the tuning stuff they leave out, like shock location, they used to be in the older model manuals.. OK, DOne venting, thanks for the info
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Old 12-04-2016, 07:28 PM   #3442
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Can anybody enlighten me on the benefits realized of the different transmission configurations?
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Question, What does the Differnt size shock Cups do?? To me wouldnt using a thicker one be the same as turning the collar down more(tightening spring & raise ride height) ??
This is true. For those that want to run buggy springs like the truck was originally equipped with you can run the taller cups. If you switch to the truck springs, you're going to want the shorter cups to keep the same ride height. Kinda making sense?
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Can anybody enlighten me on the benefits realized of the different transmission configurations?
-stock 4 gear: Meant for med to low bite dirt tracks
-3 gear Meant for med-high to high bite dirt tracks
-laydown Meant for REALLY HIGH bite dirt or carpet tracks
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What is the go to setup everyone is running on this truck for a loose indoor track?
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Guys what springs do you run on a medium bumpy track? I just picked up this truck and cant figure out what to run. I want to run the buggy springs because its what my hobbyshop carries but just wanted some opinions. Thanks
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Guys what springs do you run on a medium bumpy track? I just picked up this truck and cant figure out what to run. I want to run the buggy springs because its what my hobbyshop carries but just wanted some opinions. Thanks
I'm not sure that "medium bumpy" is really enough info but I generally can run white truck springs or Kyosho golds both fr/rr anywhere. If traction drops I run white truck fr and green truck rr.......and if traction is super low I run green truck springs fr & rr.
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I would get green and white TRUCK springs. You'll be covered for pretty much any track. The truck springs are nice. I couldn't tell a difference between those and the kyosho truck springs.
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I generally use springs as a tuning option for traction not necessarily the bumpiness of the track.
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Okay thanks for the help, i am still learning what to do on offroad to make the cars better
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