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Old 08-20-2001, 09:59 AM   #16
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Hey schumie! Hadn't you ever been to rc touring?
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I did but, didn't respond that much cos my unsername kept getting deleted.

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Old 08-20-2001, 10:39 AM   #18
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OK, well you should post here!
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Old 08-20-2001, 12:52 PM   #19
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Made it here too! Just hope that all off the regulars find this site as well.

Raced at the nats here at the local track last weekend. Went well, qualified 6th and finished 8th after bad luck in the finals. Still quite happy though. Setup on my site now. Racereport will soon be on http://www.rczone.net and maybe on my site.

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Old 08-20-2001, 01:08 PM   #20
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Hey kentech! Glad you could make it!
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Old 08-20-2001, 01:26 PM   #21
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Old 08-20-2001, 01:28 PM   #22
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Anybody have a good starting setup for ozite with rubber tires? I got my car pretty fast, and kept adjusting, and adjusting, and now I'm slow again. I think I've just over adjusted my car, so I was going to go back to the stock Yokomo setup, and kind of start over, or try somebody else's setup and go from there.
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Old 08-20-2001, 01:29 PM   #23
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oh yeah, it's a MR4TC Pro converted to Special, so I don't have the newer rear shocks

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Old 08-20-2001, 01:37 PM   #24
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Mine is the pro converted to special too, I'm on ozite running with sorex 28R tires with HPI red inserts.

Front: yellow spring, 40 wt. oil, #3 yok pistons, outer hole on tower, outer hole on arm, upper inner on tower for camber link, upper hole for hinge pin in castor block, lower hole for hinge pin to chassis, silver worlds swaybar, -1 degree of camber, 0 toe, 5 degree castor blocks.

Rear- orange spring, 40wt oil, #3 yok pistons, outer hole on tower, outer hole on arm, upper inner hole on tower for camber link, lowest hole for hinge pin in toe block, lower hole for hinge pin to chassis, silver swaybar, -1 degree of camber, 1 degree toe blocks.

I tried green and green springs initially, but it had a bad push. After a little experimenting, I found yellow, orange to work great. I have a center one-way too.

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Speedo, my friend wants to know how and what part of the front oneway wears out? Thanks
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I don't know, I've never used one cause I have heard of them breaking.
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Old 08-20-2001, 01:42 PM   #27
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Oh, he just wants to know if he buys my worlds how fast it will wear out, he doesnt want to be buying them once a month or anything
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Thanks Speedo!

I've got the center oneway, used to run both oneways. Got tired of buying a new $50 front oneway every month. I think it's the oneway bearings that just break. I've got one, where one side works fine, but the other is free both directions. I've thought about trying to break the other side, and put it in... rear wheel drive. The other one, I can't get the outdrive to go back in! I think one of the bearings get tipped to the side a little bit, and I can't get it back in. Anyways, when I put in the front diff, I stayed the same speed. I think the car's actually more stable this way.
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oh ok, thanks Jeff..so they do wear out quick, no?
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I think more than wearing out, it's from hitting the wall. Think about it... If your car pushes out of a corner, and a front tire hits the wall while you're onpower, that tire tries to slow down, since with a oneway, both tires are locked together while onpower, it twists the bearings... I'm sure they do wear out, but they break very easily. With a diff, the tire that hits can slow down, and not effect the other tire. So, I think it's just if you hit the wall a certain way, they break. Even if it's a LIGHT hit, it still tries to twist everything inside.
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