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7.26.17 - BB
In order to run the recommended team setup, you need the following optional parts:
TKR6106 Orange LF Springs
TKR6114 Green LF Springs
TKR6018 composite shock caps (built to emulsion) OR TKR8072 Aluminum Emulsion Shock caps
TKR8027 Shock Stand Offs
TKR6051 8x1.3 pistons(drilled to 1.4mm)
TKR8104 .4 bellcranks
TKR8100 .4 ackerman
TKR5545B HRC Hubs
You also need the Aluminum C Block (others can stay composite)

What option parts should I consider buying with a new kit?
None are required but we recommend the following:

TKR5161 V2 Adjustable Hinge Pin Brace A block, 7075 CNC, EB/NB/ET/NT/SCT) - Helps to improve durability on hard crashes.

TKR5163 V2 Adjustable Hinge Pin Brace C block, 7075 CNC, EB/NB/ET/NT/SCT) - Helps to improve durability on hard crashes.

TKR5545B HRC Rear Hubs (L/R, CV or uni, SCT.3/SL) - Improves stability of the rear on mid to corner exit. Allows harder acceleration on corner exit.

TKR6146 - CNC Delrin Shock Cartridge Set

TiNi Shock Shafts
-TKR6004T (front)
-TKR6017T (rear)


What spare parts should I keep on hand?
TKR5020 Hinge Pins (inner, front/rear)
TKR5516 Front Suspension Arms and TKR5515 Rear Suspension Arms
TKR5542 Spindle Carriers - TKR5541B Spindles
TKR6009 Shock O-Ring and Bladder Set (for 2 shocks)

Tips and Tricks

List of Vehicle Setup Adjustments and Build Tips can be found here. There are several videos and articles detailing the building of shocks, diffs, camber links, etc.

Setup Sheets:
Setup sheets for all Tekno RC vehicles can be found here. Please be sure to try our recommended setup. It works very well on most tracks.

Warranty Policy:
Tekno RC is the only company in the industry that will give 50% off of parts if returned to them using the General Warranty return policy found on their website. The parts can be lightly used or completely abused, as long as the part is still being produced it's covered!

Piston Drills:
Some of our setups recommend using pistons that are enlarged. For instance 4x1.9 or 3x2.0. To drill the pistons we recommend the following:
GMK Supply Piston Drill Set
16PC Metric Bit Set Metric Sizes 2.00 to 3.00 MM.

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Old 10-17-2015, 06:26 PM   #2386
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City Block 2s are the tallest tire I've ever seen. They are 1/2" taller than my Proline Square Fuzzies.
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Added the steering stops last night... oh yeah !!!!
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Old 10-20-2015, 07:26 AM   #2388
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Indoor Set up working Great:
Pink Front 37.5 (Losi oil) / Green Rear 40 (Losi)
Green Front 40 (Losi) / Yellow Rear 45 (Losi) - smoother, faster clay tracks.

A Block: Center Dot
B Block: 2 Dots Up
Front Link: Inner Hole Hub, Inner row tower, Hole 2
-2 Front Camber

C Block: 1 Dot Up
D Block: 1 Dot Out & Down
Rear Link: Outer Hole Hub, Inner row tower, Hole 2
-2 Rear Camber

1/2 degree Toe Out
Center Hole Ackerman
Ride Height 25mm
Shocks laid IN on towers
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Indoor Set up working Great:
Pink Front 37.5 (Losi oil) / Green Rear 40 (Losi)
Green Front 40 (Losi) / Yellow Rear 45 (Losi) - smoother, faster clay tracks.

A Block: Center Dot
B Block: 2 Dots Up
Front Link: Inner Hole Hub, Inner row tower, Hole 2
-2 Front Camber

C Block: 1 Dot Up
D Block: 1 Dot Out & Down
Rear Link: Outer Hole Hub, Inner row tower, Hole 2
-2 Rear Camber

1/2 degree Toe Out
Center Hole Ackerman
Ride Height 25mm
Shocks laid IN on towers
Nice.
So what braces are you running?
Diff set up F,C,R?
Rear hub spacing?
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Old 10-20-2015, 04:23 PM   #2390
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I only run the front brace.
My diffs are 5/7/2 still from outdoors but ill be changing that soon, although they perform fine. Probably going to try 7/7/5 for indoors.

Wheelbase is 2mm F/3mm R
Oh, and I am running the 6x1.5 pistons too, forgot to mention that.

Another set up I intent to try soon is 40/40 Losi oil (37.5 AE) with Green/Green springs.
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Old 10-23-2015, 02:18 PM   #2391
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what does removing a brace do, i know it probably causes the chassis to flex easier in certain areas but how does that affect the trucks performace?
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It will lock in that end of the vehicle. For example, if you remove the rear brace, the rear of the truck will flex and generate more overall traction. If you get into high grip situations, it can make the truck feel a bit numb or sluggish. Also, if you remove the braces, you have a better chance of tweeking the chassis in a nasty crash. My suggestion: avoid nasty crashes.
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City Block 2s are the tallest tire I've ever seen. They are 1/2" taller than my Proline Square Fuzzies.
Hot Bodies Beams (megabytes) are the tallest tires I've seen.
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I'm running blockades which aren't tall tires compared to the HB and still can't get below 27mm in front. I guess I'll have to try the shorter hotbodies springs to get the ride height down.
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I know what a low ride height does for performance, but wouldn't it be somewhat counter productive in design to have an up-swept arm angle to get the lower ride height by lowering spring heights?
At what cost does it effect other things?
It just doesn't make since to me considering geometry angles. Seems like the smarter alternative would be to mill out some drop spindle hub blocks if lowering ride height, rather than reducing travel heights with make shift setups to accommodate taller tires. Sounds like a part that needs to be considered for aftermarket deployment.
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First race with my sct410.3 was incredible was on rails with m4 Pro-line Primes.TQ'D by 2 laps and won by 3. TQ'D and won e-buggy with my 48.3 also. Now if I can get my e-buggy to feel as good as the 410.3 !!!
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Plopping down a chunk to get a 410.3 in the next few weeks. Waiting for the holiday sale season to get this done. Hopefully tower gets some decent coupons going. Going 2s 4300 kv pro4 HD for the power plant and the Tekin g2 esc combo. Picked up a spektrum dx4c rx combo and got a Hitec mg5645 high torque servo free. Not what I wanted but it filled a need for now. Somewhat budget minded , I want to keep it around a G. Max amps are my only choice on batteries, seen a lot of guys have almost hour long runs with these. Any thing I am missing? Running on blue grooved indoor and just plain old packed dirt on the outdoors.
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Plopping down a chunk to get a 410.3 in the next few weeks. Waiting for the holiday sale season to get this done. Hopefully tower gets some decent coupons going. Going 2s 4300 kv pro4 HD for the power plant and the Tekin g2 esc combo. Picked up a spektrum dx4c rx combo and got a Hitec mg5645 high torque servo free. Not what I wanted but it filled a need for now. Somewhat budget minded , I want to keep it around a G. Max amps are my only choice on batteries, seen a lot of guys have almost hour long runs with these. Any thing I am missing? Running on blue grooved indoor and just plain old packed dirt on the outdoors.
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Plopping down a chunk to get a 410.3 in the next few weeks. Waiting for the holiday sale season to get this done. Hopefully tower gets some decent coupons going. Going 2s 4300 kv pro4 HD for the power plant and the Tekin g2 esc combo. Picked up a spektrum dx4c rx combo and got a Hitec mg5645 high torque servo free. Not what I wanted but it filled a need for now. Somewhat budget minded , I want to keep it around a G. Max amps are my only choice on batteries, seen a lot of guys have almost hour long runs with these. Any thing I am missing? Running on blue grooved indoor and just plain old packed dirt on the outdoors.
Save your money on the MA packs. They are really nothing special. Just batteries with a super high mah content. They are extremely heavy and big, which will really throw off the balance of the truck. Anyone you see running more than about 15min in a 4x4 sct is either running 3s or more, or is using a super low kv motor.
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??? For you guys out there are you allow to race with 17mm wheel hex on your tekno like buggys wheel or you not allow too
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