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Old 02-04-2009, 05:57 PM   #8746
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He gave you all the go fast tips for cruzing.

That and make sure you have plenty of stick on weights. Nothing that could look good, that would make your car slow for cruzing.
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Old 02-04-2009, 05:59 PM   #8747
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I think the guy on the left is Jim Varney. He used to play Earnest in tv commercials. He is from my hometown.
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I want to see some closeups of some associated rides from the birds as well as some set-ups.
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Are you trying to start [email protected] with me??
Nope...you've managed that just fine on your own. Go get 'em.

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I think the guy on the left is Jim Varney. He used to play Earnest in tv commercials. He is from my hometown.
Sorry B., I can't think of his name, but that's not Jim Varney. The guy was a character actor in a lot of smaller roles through the 70's and 80's. Heck, probably still at it and I just haven't seen him in a while.

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The Losi off-road piston's work without modification. Just do a test fit first to make sure that there is no molding marks left on the sides so that it could scrape the shock body.
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:00 PM   #8751
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Thanks Kraig.

Any other building tips for the TC5? I've read through most of the thread and haven't found a whole lot. I remember all the crazy stuff we would do to TC3's back in the day.
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Other than the basic building tips for any kit like wet-sanding and CA'ing the chassis and tower edges, make sure you compress the servo saver and diff springs with a pliers before assembly, etc., there' nothing too special you need to do. Make sure you get it balanced side-to-side, using one of the various methods discussed here. I also prefer to use longer 3mm cap screws in the suspension mounts...long enough that they actually protrude the outside edge of the blue alloy piece slightly. Good luck!
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Old 02-04-2009, 08:35 PM   #8753
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I believed they are available online as far as your local hobby shop you will have to ask them to order it for you.

thanks! I just bought my TC5R yesterday and im still waiting for it to arrive, hopefully this week. so im still researching for tuning tips for the TC5. im switching from tamiya 415 to associated TC5. mahal ksi ng 416.
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thanks! I just bought my TC5R yesterday and im still waiting for it to arrive, hopefully this week. so im still researching for tuning tips for the TC5. im switching from tamiya 415 to associated TC5. mahal ksi ng 416.
A friend of mine has a 416 and he would let me try it out this sunday he said it's really good but I have to see it first, coz the previous owner is having a problem driving it. I'm getting another tc5r this sunday from a friend of mine he only used it for two races. What are you going ot have on your tc5 (motor esc) and where do you race it.
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A friend of mine has a 416 and he would let me try it out this sunday he said it's really good but I have to see it first, coz the previous owner is having a problem driving it. I'm getting another tc5r this sunday from a friend of mine he only used it for two races. What are you going ot have on your tc5 (motor esc) and where do you race it.

we race in a very low grip parking lot. ill be using an LRP TC spec esc and vector x11 13.5 motor. pls check our site:

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Thanks Kraig.

Any other building tips for the TC5? I've read through most of the thread and haven't found a whole lot. I remember all the crazy stuff we would do to TC3's back in the day.
Some servos are a little tight in the mounts.........I have heard that you can use the mounts from an ae off road car or I just removed some material from the mounts to move them closer to the servo.
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Some servos are a little tight in the mounts.........I have heard that you can use the mounts from an ae off road car or I just removed some material from the mounts to move them closer to the servo.
I've got a BLS 451 or a 9550 to throw in there.
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Do the Losi Pistons fit without modification or do you need to sand the pistons down a bit? I remember doing this back in the early TC3 days but can't remember.
Dr: They fit right in for me. I have them in both of my rides.
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I removed the halding from my car as unneccessary balast. I found I was a lot more consistent without halding and it freed up space for important go-fast stuff like Phizer valves and muffler bearing.
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I've got a BLS 451 or a 9550 to throw in there.
you may have to take some material off for the 9550, I had to on mine. not sure on the 451
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