Used my Cuda again tonight.........For the second time only and the first in like 9weeks (
for the wait)
with the preformance......
Battery layout as i've posted pic's (5 and 1) seems very balanced,The modded hubs seemed ok and held up well with no breakages
The front camber linkage is alittle to angled though giving me alittle less aggresive a car than i like.......
the rear was pretty good though with it only occasionally stepping out on the corner at the end of the main straight if i lifted off the gas to much as i threw it in to a tight 120deg bend
I think the addition of anti roll bars for next week and possibly changing the front springs for a slightly softer one but with the shocks in a more up right postion will help on both counts
I had 1 MAJOR problem though my SPEEDWAY PAL
steering rack has started to bind !!!!
It has worn the anodising off part of it where it's rubbing and from time to time will lock solid. At the end of my second heat i had lost all steering as it just jammed solid!?!?!?!?!?
I did get it working again by stripping it and greasing with teflon grease for the third heat but even then i felt it was jamming slightly now and again as my car steered wide on the occasional corner for no reason......
Overal i did manage a 2nd placing but to be fair the meeting was missing a number of racers, but only really 1 that would have beat me
. I managed a win in one of the heats infront of the guy that won overal and as russ is a good friend when he said if it wasn't for my steering problem he'd have never have caught me it did feel kinda good
Anyone else had any problems with the rack ???
I think if i could replace the steel washers with teflon/plastic ones it'd be sorted
anyway for the first outing in quite awhile i was happy!! i will probably try a washer under the front rear wishbone mountings too, to give me ........ now is it called pro squat ?? anyway it will give me less front caster for sure and a more aggressive front end too .... all good