12-30-2007, 07:05 PM
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Billings, MT
I don't see anything obviously wrong with anything there other than the servo which you've already identified. Do yourself a favor there and stick with the Futaba 9650 or the KO 949. The other equipment picked out is all top-shelf...you won't go wrong with their recommendations.
Don't worry a lot about the tires. My choice would be a little different but the key there is to understand that:
a) you'll want several different compounds to try...they are track/driver specific. You won't find a "magic bullet" via recommendation, though if the fast guys at your track are running that combo it's likely close.
b) tires are expendable. I've got a couple sets that have been run once and set aside as failed experiments. This stings a little, but now that tires are costing half what they did even a couple years ago this is less and less a concern.
I would strongly recommend the Jaco's on Prism wheels and do yourself a favor and pick up one of the pairs of 3mm machined spacers Jason has made to accomodate these on the DB12R...saves the hassle of half-dozen shims on each side of the axle.
You should also buy a bumper. I won't run without one. Jason sells the SlapMaster bumper specifically for this chassis or they are available direct from SlapMaster.
The front height spacers seem pricey but are worth every penny for the stability and adjustability they provide.
Everything else is great, but can wait.
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