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Old 11-08-2005, 01:00 PM   #13336
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Im running on a tight med. traction carpet.
What is a good base spring rate and sway bar that I should go with?

I run the D pink in Rear
D Pink/ orange in the front
Alfa body. and 3+ upper and lower deck from BMI

Thanks for the info
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i have never ran foam. but ont he seup i asw on HPI's site they had 30lb in the front and 25lb in the rear.

check their site and you will probably get a great starter seup from thad or andy
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Old 11-08-2005, 01:30 PM   #13338
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I saw the setup they have but that brings up another question I have.

where do i find such a spring rate of 30lb and 25lb.
Everywhere I have looked they are color coded and the spec. never say (30lb). Most are in grams and diameter and # of coles.

What brand and color code is 30lb and 25lb springs?
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Old 11-08-2005, 01:39 PM   #13339
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yes it is..about 5mm shorter...
very smooth.
THANKS RZ- Do you know if there are lower shock towers to take advantage of this?
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THANKS RZ- Do you know if there are lower shock towers to take advantage of this?
no new shock tower..

the HB cyclone shocks are even shorter...
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Old 11-08-2005, 02:07 PM   #13341
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Thanks for the help. Right now I have 1 1/4 ounces right down the center line of my car. Should I try moving that to the electronics side of my car?

Kyracer- I am running carpet, pretty tight with medium traction I would say. I am also running the alfa body, but with parma magenta tires in the rear and cyans up front. Those are supposed to be close to the Jaco's though. I am running 30 lb purple associated springs up front with 70wt oil and 25 lb gold associated springs in the back with 50 wt oil. The shock and camber locations along with all the other info can be found here... http://www.hpiracing.com/graphics/se...land%20rev.pdf Thats Andy Moores setup sheet.

HPI also has a couple other setup sheets here... http://www.hpiracing.com/index2.htm
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Thanks for the help. Right now I have 1 1/4 ounces right down the center line of my car. Should I try moving that to the electronics side of my car?
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yes...put the extra weights on the right of the motor and on the side of the servo...putting it on the center line doesn't help balance the car left to right.
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Old 11-08-2005, 04:45 PM   #13343
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Default Springs 30lbs/25lbs.

kyracer,

I have the same spring setup as Fantom11. I believe the 25lbs Associated springs are "copper," not "gold."

You can convert lbs./in. to gF/mm by multiplying the lbs./in. by .05588.

400 gF/mm x .05588 = ~22.35 lbs./in.

22.35 lbs./in. / .05588 = ~400 gF/mm
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Hey Guys,

I was wondering what final drive ratio (FDR) you're running on carpet with foams? I'm running an EA Monster Stock motor and I have a 98t/64 pitch Spur and a 30t/64 pitch Pinion. My FDR is 7.9625 with a total roll out of 23.5 mm. Am I geared too low? I'm thinking of going to a 34t pinion to get my FDR around 7.0257.

The track is about 90' x 50'.

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you can also use AE springs they all come with their LBS rateing on the package and they usually are closer to their accual rating then HPI srpings. i just grabed up a AE spring set and use that over the HPI springs
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Old 11-09-2005, 02:31 AM   #13346
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THANKS ALL that helped alot!
I have not ran carpet TC for some time. I have been running 8th dirt. Trust me Im taking notes. I will try the Andy Moore setup as well. With a little luck I will only need to make a few changes for stock/ 19t racing.
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Old 11-09-2005, 02:53 PM   #13347
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Hi fellas, most people tend to recommend the Roar Nats 2004 Hara setup. That is obviously for modified, do you think it will suit stock ? what about the shock oil/spring combo ? and lastly, those who may havve tried it, did u use the 1mm spacer under the steering bellcranks ?
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hi i was wondering if anyone could give me a set up i could use i run on carpet with foams anything would help

thanks matt
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yea i use haras 04 nats in both stock and 19t and its worked great!
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Im trying to find a stock/19T setup for carpet as well. Next week I am going to try the Andy Moore setup found on the HPI web site. I was told its a good starting point. I will post the results around 22nd.
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