R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-03-2010, 07:31 PM   #12286
Tech Addict
 
JKL1031's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 518
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default

anyone?
JKL1031 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 09:25 PM   #12287
Tech Fanatic
 
blanks596's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Los Angeles Dojo
Posts: 807
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)
Default overweight balance issues

so I've got my car balanced, but it's balanced at 1488g; I'm about 70g past the min weight so what can I do-I had to add about 140g to balance my car on the lipo side using the associated lipo tray
__________________
Serpent/Desoto Racing
Max S
blanks596 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 09:30 PM   #12288
Tech Elite
 
pakk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,077
Trader Rating: 79 (100%+)
Default

a photo of your car will help or a list of everything you got.

If you can move your electronics closer to the middle.

That is why I don't like the lipo braces that don't allow you to move your lipo as you please. I tape my lipo to the stock tc5 brace and move it around till my car was balanced. I was able to balance my car to about 1380 if I remember right.
__________________
*Photon* *SC10 4x4*
RCRD
pakk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 09:45 PM   #12289
Tech Fanatic
 
blanks596's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Los Angeles Dojo
Posts: 807
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)
Default

originally, I was not using the lipo brace and car was balanced at around 1350, which is way below min. the problem was that I don't have battery brace; i just strapped the battery down with tape while using double sided tape on the bottom to keep it from moving laterally. I don't want to use double sided tape anymore. I don't have a pic but i;m using tekin rs with airtronics 94357 servo, amb and stock airtronics fm receiver
__________________
Serpent/Desoto Racing
Max S
blanks596 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 09:49 PM   #12290
Tech Elite
 
pakk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,077
Trader Rating: 79 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pakk View Post
I was going to try to explain, but photos are so much easier.



That is how I am doing it. Get a brace. Best solution IMO.
__________________
*Photon* *SC10 4x4*
RCRD
pakk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 10:51 PM   #12291
Tech Master
 
hijinx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bendigo
Posts: 1,344
Trader Rating: 47 (100%+)
Default Loose in the rear end

Hey there guys, my TC5 is loose in the rear end through a corner off power, i have got 40w oil in all dampers, black sway bar on the rear and gold on the front, running .5 deg camber in the rear and 1 deg on the front, 3.0 deg toe in on the rear and 1 deg toe out on the front.
I'm running rubber tires and on a outdoor ashphalt track.
If anyone has some set up ideas that would be awesome as
__________________
Sponsored by Yokomo Australia Team Hearns Hobbies, AKA Tires from Ryper Hobbies.Fantom batteries and motors. Hobbywing,Pro Amps servos,Wild Turbo Fans,TWT. Yokomo BMax2 Hobbywing Fantom Ion4 8.5t. Yokomo BMax4 III Hobbywing Fantom Ion4 6.5t. Yokomo BD7 2016 Hobbywing Fantom FR-1 4.5. S2H BODIES for all your custom RC paint jobs.
hijinx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 10:53 PM   #12292
Tech Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 879
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by W.E.D.Jim View Post
I have some pics to post of some Protoform LTC-R sedan bodies just finished up, figured you guys might dig em' .










still trying to uncross my eyeballs!

...Jim
W.E.D.
www.wedjim.com
WOW! Very talented!
B.JUCHA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 11:34 PM   #12293
Tech Fanatic
 
blanks596's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Los Angeles Dojo
Posts: 807
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hijinx View Post
Hey there guys, my TC5 is loose in the rear end through a corner off power, i have got 40w oil in all dampers, black sway bar on the rear and gold on the front, running .5 deg camber in the rear and 1 deg on the front, 3.0 deg toe in on the rear and 1 deg toe out on the front.
I'm running rubber tires and on a outdoor ashphalt track.
If anyone has some set up ideas that would be awesome as
probably want to add more rear camber, reduce your rear droop
__________________
Serpent/Desoto Racing
Max S
blanks596 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2010, 01:16 AM   #12294
Tech Addict
 
Robert_K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Netherlands, Sweet Lake City
Posts: 500
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hijinx View Post
Hey there guys, my TC5 is loose in the rear end through a corner off power, i have got 40w oil in all dampers, black sway bar on the rear and gold on the front, running .5 deg camber in the rear and 1 deg on the front, 3.0 deg toe in on the rear and 1 deg toe out on the front.
I'm running rubber tires and on a outdoor ashphalt track.
If anyone has some set up ideas that would be awesome as
Maybe a bit more informatie on your whole set-up will help. But Something that workes really wel is puttin' more shims underneed the outer ball on the rear hub (in the outer hole). This will give you more camberchange, and in my opinion "lock" the rear end Off-Power instead of sliding away. try raising it until it hits the rimm. Then again, the rest of the set-up needs te be okee.

Best Regards

Robert
__________________
Sponsored by: Schumacher Racing and Dualsky
Supported by: Shepherd Benelux and Thunder Tiger.
Robert_K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2010, 06:11 AM   #12295
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: South Jersey -- Exit 4
Posts: 232
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hijinx View Post
Hey there guys, my TC5 is loose in the rear end through a corner off power, i have got 40w oil in all dampers, black sway bar on the rear and gold on the front, running .5 deg camber in the rear and 1 deg on the front, 3.0 deg toe in on the rear and 1 deg toe out on the front.
I'm running rubber tires and on a outdoor ashphalt track.
If anyone has some set up ideas that would be awesome as
I've had the same issue, but mainly when I lift too much going in or in mid corner. Resisting that temptation helps a lot. Too much weight is going forward and the back loses grip. Try zero kick up or even some anti-dive in the front arm angle. You can increase the front ride height a little and try that.

I added droop to the rear (lower number on the droop gauge) and that kept the rear tires in better contact.

The downside is that you might induce a push where you don't want it. Like most cars, the TC5 is happier with a little positive throttle than off-power. If I'm having a problem losing it in mid-corner on a sweeper, I try a little lift going in to let the back free up, the get back into the throttle pretty immediately. The car will take a set and drift neatly through the corner.
__________________
“There’s little point in writing if you can’t annoy somebody.”- Kingsley Amis
jhberger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 05:08 PM   #12296
Tech Addict
 
JKL1031's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 518
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default

do yo have guys have problems with rocks eating the belts and diff?
JKL1031 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 05:34 PM   #12297
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Barbados
Posts: 214
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JKL1031 View Post
do yo have guys have problems with rocks eating the belts and diff?
No. I run in extremely dusty/dirty conditions and have been running the same pulleys and belts for 7 months now. Just run the belts a bit loose and they'll last ok. The belts will ride over any stones that get caught in the pulley teeth and you can just take them out after driving.

My biggest problems are dust/small stones in the CVD joints and stones jamming rims.

The ball diffs don't like being run in dusty conditions very much and will need rebuilding a lot quicker. Try not to let too much grease escape the ball runs, wipe off any excess to avoid it attracting dust.
spongerX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 06:56 PM   #12298
Tech Master
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Perth, Australia.
Posts: 1,343
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JKL1031 View Post
do yo have guys have problems with rocks eating the belts and diff?
No, and I run on large out door tracks. At one track there is grass, but I get a black rubbery gunge in my pulleys. Which I think is from 1/5th scale tourers and trucks, or it might be foam from 1/10th and 1/8th Nitro's. Don't know really, I just regularly check my pulley's and clean them as needed.
__________________
Team Associated B5m | Team Associated T5m | Team Associated TC6 | Team Associated TC5x

Last edited by Scooter79rs; 05-06-2010 at 07:36 AM.
Scooter79rs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 07:31 AM   #12299
Tech Master
 
poochy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,433
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)
Default

where can i get the new tc5 bulkheads?
poochy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2010, 08:00 PM   #12300
Tech Fanatic
 
blanks596's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Los Angeles Dojo
Posts: 807
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pakk View Post
That is how I am doing it. Get a brace. Best solution IMO.
well, I ended up getting the new diggity designs lipo tray and it totally allowed me to reduce my weight by 114g and completely balanced at 1390-no brace, just tape.
__________________
Serpent/Desoto Racing
Max S
blanks596 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: Team Losi XXXS G+ with parts!! Team Orion V2 Hitec 5625 cola R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 9 06-18-2008 07:11 PM
BATTERIES - Team Orion 4200 SHO Team Cells (6 cell) packs................... For Sale 2-Bad Australia For Sale/Trade 0 03-21-2008 01:16 AM
New Items for Sale Tamiya F103gt Chassis Kit, Team Much More CTX-D, Novak, Team Orion Tsquare R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 14 04-17-2007 07:29 PM
>>> BRAND STINKING NEW NEVER RAN TEAM JAMMIN FACTORY TEAM FTE RACING BUGGY <<<< mach51 R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 5 01-25-2007 08:13 PM
F/S Team Associated Factory Team RC18T with Mamba Comp X Brushless and Extras ZeroCool101 R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 7 01-07-2006 12:54 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 09:10 AM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net