it would be nice to see a thicker c-hub so that the travel doesn't allow the wheel to wobble. something is really wrong if all that throw is needed to get it around. i've also noticed that the steering bellcrank bores for the bearings to sit in are a few .001ths oversized. maybe it's just mine, but regardless, this little bit of slop at the post translates to a bunch at the wheel. i also use orings, but only on the drag link. the orings will cause binding durring suspension movement on the tie rods, so i go for another "snugging" method.
it is this... i take standard teflon pipe sealing tape and cut a strip about 1" long. fold it two or three times and press it over the ball cup opening, like a sheath. then the ball will push it in upon assembly. the tape is very compliant, and provides the same friction regardless of direction of motion. trim the excess with body scissors or equivalent.
on a side note, i took the type tee out on the rug again with the asphalt setup i arrived at a few weeks back. mostly out of laziness. after stiffening the front and rear a bit, i got the car to turn the fastest lap i've ever turned on this course with any vehicle. with a oneway! i had to use a 3* rear end, and fairly soft springs in the rear, but the car was planted. it was a bit too aggressive for my skills, but showed promise nonetheless. huh, a oneway on carpet? maybe. now i've got to re-experiment on the rclab and find out if the one way is doable in there. trouble is my consistency plummetted. oh well, it was a tough night from the start.
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