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Old 04-23-2005, 08:06 AM   #301
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Some Bolink bodies fit as well.

I have a VW Beetle (old style) body that fits the M03 perfectly
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I have a suspension question for anyone that can help.

I lowered my suspension on my M03L in the front to about 1.5mm - 2 mm and 4mm in the rear. As I was doing so, I noticed that my camber in the front is now at a -5 degree. This cones my front tires and I think it affects my handling.

Is there any way to bring the camber back to a -1 or make it adjustable?
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Not unless you can make some real short camber links....

I do not believe there is a solution available over the counter .... The link is so short, making one from a turnbuckle and ball ends may well be impossible...
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I have a suspension question for anyone that can help.

I lowered my suspension on my M03L in the front to about 1.5mm - 2 mm and 4mm in the rear. As I was doing so, I noticed that my camber in the front is now at a -5 degree. This cones my front tires and I think it affects my handling.

Is there any way to bring the camber back to a -1 or make it adjustable?
yes it can be done..i did it before the TCS up dated the Mini Rules
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Old 05-20-2005, 12:20 PM   #307
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Old 05-20-2005, 12:21 PM   #308
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Not unless you can make some real short camber links....

I do not believe there is a solution available over the counter .... The link is so short, making one from a turnbuckle and ball ends may well be impossible...
You can buy the short Tamiya ball end to make this works...
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After the mod... don't throw away the original camber link. You need them to enter TCS or Asia Cup legally.

CSeils : your car is very low ride height ? 2mm is ultra low
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Yes, mine squeal like a stuck pig. Tire squeal is the deformation of the tire tread. It also sounds cool to spectators.

Mine too, especially at tamiya home track - aliso viejo
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Okay, heres the problem.

I keep rolling my mini. I'm using m-grips on the front and s-grips on the rear. 80w F white spring / 50w R blue spring. I've tried sway bars in both the front and rear, on and off.
It was suggested by some of the guys at the track that I add spacers inside my shocks to limit the travel of the front piston to 2mm and the rear to 4mm, this is supposed to tighten up the front and rear by keeping the cars CG lower. Problem is, I still roll and the camber in the front seems to high.

Are there any other suggestions to accomplish this? or what else can I do?

If anybody has an idea to correct this, let me know.
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The old Tamiya Honda S800 roadster body originally for the M01 chassis also fits the M03 (but not the M03L). It's a cool looking body, typical Tamiya quality and detail I just happen to have a very small quantity of these bodies, brand new in box, available for sale. $35.00 plus shipping, PM me if you are interested.
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ill take one of those David.... i am doing a bit of collecting the Mini bodies. so far, just the Z3 and Boxster, but looking for more!
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What bodies (other than the original Mini) are available or will fit the M03 and M03L chassis?
This is a picture of a mates... the body is made by "Frewer" it`s an Australian RC body maker.

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Okay, heres the problem.

I keep rolling my mini. I'm using m-grips on the front and s-grips on the rear. 80w F white spring / 50w R blue spring. I've tried sway bars in both the front and rear, on and off.
It was suggested by some of the guys at the track that I add spacers inside my shocks to limit the travel of the front piston to 2mm and the rear to 4mm, this is supposed to tighten up the front and rear by keeping the cars CG lower. Problem is, I still roll and the camber in the front seems to high.

Are there any other suggestions to accomplish this? or what else can I do?

If anybody has an idea to correct this, let me know.
thats some pretty stiff suspension. i run the trf shocks with the 3 hole pistons,with 50w in the front with yellow springs.in the rear its the 3 hole pistons again and 25w oil with standard 'chrome' springs.i only have 2 o-rings in the shocks because i find the car works better with down travel.my ride height is 3.5mm in the front and 4.5mm in the rear.i run front and rear sway bars and 2 degree toe in the rear.with hpi x patterns or foams i have never traction rolled.
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