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Old 12-11-2009, 12:14 AM   #856
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Not sure what body he has but I know it's a 103 & fast!

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Old 12-15-2009, 08:45 AM   #857
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what's the usual gearing for 17.5 2s aand 17.5 1s lipo? tnx
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I am trying to figure out the way to adjust the roll on my 103. I seem to have the o ring suspension that pivots on the ball with the nut at the top of the screw. It also look like there are tweak screw holes in the battery braces right next to the pivot points on the chassis. It does seem different because I cannot screw the pivot screws in any more and look like there should be plenty of more room to screw them done to make the chassis stiffer.

The car I do beleive I have is the RC HP F103 if that helps at all. I guess I am really asking for help on \understanding the suspension on this chassis? LOL
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Old 12-15-2009, 02:15 PM   #859
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I am trying to figure out the way to adjust the roll on my 103. I seem to have the o ring suspension that pivots on the ball with the nut at the top of the screw. It also look like there are tweak screw holes in the battery braces right next to the pivot points on the chassis. It does seem different because I cannot screw the pivot screws in any more and look like there should be plenty of more room to screw them done to make the chassis stiffer.

The car I do beleive I have is the RC HP F103 if that helps at all. I guess I am really asking for help on \understanding the suspension on this chassis? LOL
You have the pivot ball suspension, which does not need o rings. You can use tweak screws with that suspension. I started with that suspension last year, using tweak screws. Unfortunately, I found the o ring setup was just as fast with way less hassles.

The good news is that the proper o ring suspension parts should have come with your kit. You should have some unused parts that look just like what you have on the car now, but just have a recess for a hex nut, instead of the capture for the pivot ball. Those parts will allow you to use the o ring.
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I unfortunately did not buy the kit new, I bought it from a local in pristine condition and did not get any extra parts with it at all. I like the idea of the tweak screws but they do seem difficult to tune on the fly. I will deffinitelly look into the other type of suspension.
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..Could any of you share some ideas on how to hold the battery in without using tape? I'm looking for some different options. I've used bumper foam to act like shims and make the battery very snug, but a small impact will still shift the battery.

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Dose anyone know where the instructions for the o ring setup can be found? I know I've seen it around before.
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I thought about using hot glue to glue my Lipo in.



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..Could any of you share some ideas on how to hold the battery in without using tape? I'm looking for some different options. I've used bumper foam to act like shims and make the battery very snug, but a small impact will still shift the battery.

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How about some big o rings?
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i use double sided tape , the padded type for sticking speedos down
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.....I dont want to glue or use double sided tape, as thats more permanent. I like to rotate between 2 batteries on race day. The o-ring idea might work. I use that on my 1/12 pan car, and it seems pretty solid.

Thanks for the ideas! Please keep 'em coming!
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.....I dont want to glue or use double sided tape, as thats more permanent. I like to rotate between 2 batteries on race day. The o-ring idea might work. I use that on my 1/12 pan car, and it seems pretty solid.

Thanks for the ideas! Please keep 'em coming!
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CRC uses o-rings in the current 1/12th
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Just buy 2 cars Steve

CRC uses o-rings in the current 1/12th

That's what i got! I plan to hit the 'rug' in January!
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Where is everyone?

The F-103 is not dead, it is just in winter hybernation......

Time to wake up!
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Where is everyone?

The F-103 is not dead, it is just in winter hybernation......

Time to wake up!
Oh, it's not dead
Big race this Sunday....

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