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Old 07-05-2007, 06:46 AM   #3271
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@Brent: yes Patrick Gassauer and me will compare it this weekend, he and me will drive the Qualifing Race for the German Championchip.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:49 AM   #3272
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Here's a setup question, when the track starts to get greasy from the heat, and the rear end decides that it's time to srart drift racing, what change would you suggest to help lock the rear end back in?
A change that I have found to work really well in creating more rear traction for situations like this is to use the inner hole on the rear A arm. It always has immedialty tamed the rear from sliding. It will signifigantly change the ride height, so don't forget to go back over and reset that.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:57 AM   #3273
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Yes the front belt is very tight when putting it on the first time. IT does how ever free up after running a few times. I have not measured or counted the teeth to see if another brand would fit.

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I have fitted the yOKE bd FRONT BELT, THIS HELPS ALOT.

especially as it has the same pulleys 40/20.

Still havent found a good replacement for the rear yet but still testing

new belt I hear from a mr CD at UK nats, will be better, as first batch of tc5 do have a few small issues that needed tweaking :P
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Old 07-05-2007, 10:06 PM   #3274
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chance- I have run over a 100 pack on the car and I just rebuild them yesterday and I had no slop at all. one thing I do is I put a lot of black grease on the join and that seems to help.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:29 AM   #3275
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What's up Keven! Missed ya at the Ranch this year before the Reedy...
New Colors huh!......

missed you guys too, last year was a lot of fun at the track. Anyone from JAF going to the nats in Seattle ?

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Old 07-06-2007, 08:31 AM   #3276
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One of our team drivers reported that he liked to lower the inner rear camber link when the track got a bit more slimy. This helped lock the rear in more.
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Old 07-06-2007, 09:00 AM   #3277
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Yeti - It's really a shame that I'm not racing the IIC.... I'd own you!

TC5 = 1, JRXS-R = 0
You would have been in that low of mains ehh?
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Old 07-06-2007, 05:22 PM   #3278
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You would have been in that low of mains ehh?
Yeah probably.
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I have fitted the yOKE bd FRONT BELT, THIS HELPS ALOT.

especially as it has the same pulleys 40/20.

Still havent found a good replacement for the rear yet but still testing

new belt I hear from a mr CD at UK nats, will be better, as first batch of tc5 do have a few small issues that needed tweaking :P


is the rear BD belt too long or too short?
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Old 07-07-2007, 03:47 PM   #3280
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If any of you with a tc5 would like to sell it. pm me seems to be impossible to get one in maryland and towerhobbies is alway out of stock..
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:41 PM   #3281
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:32 PM   #3282
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Yaahooo !!! I made some slight changes and the car is getting more and more stable. I posted earlier that last weekend the rear started to get loose in the heat of the day (ambient temp 100 F). this week I went to 60wt/#3 in the front... stayed with the 30Wt/#3 in the rear and played with the rear inner camber link. I had gone to the top last week... I tried the lowest hole for the first round... the car was fast but the rear still wanted to come around in some of the slower turns... mid turn... For the second heat I went back to the top (this differs from last weeks setup as I changed the shock oil in the front)... it was much better... but still a little loose... For the main I changed the rear droop from 5 to 4. Much better.... much better.... This car is fun.

Now the problem I have is selling the two FT TC4's that I have... people want the TC5...
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Old 07-07-2007, 10:36 PM   #3283
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Hey Guys,

Any news when the steering knuckles will be in stock (31215)? I've been waiting paitently for the last month and have no back up parts when I do finaly break.

Thanks in advance,
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Old 07-07-2007, 11:09 PM   #3284
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Hey Guys,

Any news when the steering knuckles will be in stock (31215)? I've been waiting paitently for the last month and have no back up parts when I do finaly break.

Thanks in advance,
I've seen them at AE, so they should be available in shops.
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I've seen them at AE, so they should be available in shops.
Cool, thank you for the reply. I will continue to look.
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