R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-14-2010, 05:41 PM   #12946
Tech Regular
 
RossoTorro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Euro-Thrash
Posts: 400
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by V1nce View Post
I believe 3racing produce a kit with adjustable front and rear upper links for the M05. I dont appear to be able to post links but the model number is M05-16/LB . Never tried them so can't say how well they work.
I have tested those, it was a little too much play in suspension using those.
So i went back to stock set up, but the negative camber is a little too much when running 2mm rideheight like we do at our track.

Here's a picture of my cars! Black is a M05Pro with all hop ups now(not in picture). Blue is missing damper stay and sway bars.
RossoTorro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2010, 06:19 PM   #12947
Tech Champion
 
gashuffer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: RcVille
Posts: 5,230
Trader Rating: 48 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sydewynder View Post
As far as I know for now there isn't a package deal with a 21.5T. The Cirtix esc is just a BL non ramping/turbo boosting esc. You can buy a 21.5 motor that would work with the esc but the cost of the motor (from Tekin, LRP, etc.) is going to cost around the whole 17.5 system so its not economical.

The M03 can easily handle the speed of EZrun 13T.
Yeah I guess your right. Speedtech is out of the Cirtix systems so that gives me time to think about it. Thanks.
__________________
T-Sal
gashuffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2010, 09:50 PM   #12948
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 2,583
Default

@ gashuffer

Just looked on the Speedpassion site and there is a new 21.5T Cirtix combo. Outta stock though.
Sydewynder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 12:48 AM   #12949
Tech Master
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,920
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

I have a new in box cirtix speedo for sale , i am in Europe but would ship to th usa at your cost

Make me an offer for it
sidecarphil1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 06:50 AM   #12950
MD
Tech Elite
 
MD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Illinois
Posts: 4,584
Trader Rating: 102 (100%+)
Default

This site has some Speed Passion gear on sale, but no 21.5.

http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ...&s_maker_id=43
MD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 07:11 AM   #12951
MD
Tech Elite
 
MD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Illinois
Posts: 4,584
Trader Rating: 102 (100%+)
Default

These sites have the Speed Passion 21.5 motor.

http://www.stormerhobbies.com/cgi-bi...=SPRSP138215V3

http://www.ultralinehobbies.com/inde...parent=75&pg=1
MD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 08:06 AM   #12952
Tech Champion
 
gashuffer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: RcVille
Posts: 5,230
Trader Rating: 48 (100%+)
Default

Thanks MD for the legwork.
__________________
T-Sal
gashuffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 11:20 AM   #12953
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 289
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

My interest is really peaked by the new 25.5 USVTA systems offered by Novak. Seems to me, these would be a good match for the mini cooper with performance similar to a good silver can but much more consistent. I'm looking forward to our club making the switch to brushless for the Minis. Maybe this will be the right combo to make it happen. The price is certainly very reasonable. Maybe next year........
woodys3b is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 11:32 AM   #12954
Tech Master
 
edwintklee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: wonderfull place called, MALAYSIA.
Posts: 1,592
Trader Rating: 23 (96%+)
Default

hi all,

its been a while since i last log in, recently i saw somewhere that m05pro can be rally car?

would you guys happen to have the parts number to convert my m05 to a rally breed racing machine..

how high would the chasis be raise from the ground?

thanks in advance,,,,,

hmm....does the alu steering set up help the slob?
__________________
I am a Red Star, Blue Star, Fans......

Last edited by edwintklee; 08-15-2010 at 11:51 AM.
edwintklee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 11:37 AM   #12955
Tech Master
 
tamiyarcracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Auburn, WA
Posts: 1,634
Send a message via Yahoo to tamiyarcracer
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by edwintklee View Post
hi all,

its been a while since i last log in, recently i saw somewhere that m05pro can be rally car?

would you guys happen to have the parts number to convert my m05 to a rally breed racing machine..

thanks in advance,,,,,

hmm....does the alu steering set up help the slob?
Here is the manual for the Rally M05

M05RA Manual
tamiyarcracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 12:03 PM   #12956
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 289
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by edwintklee View Post
hi all,

hmm....does the alu steering set up help the slob?
Quite a bit actually. I have the Tamiya steering on mine. I have seen the 3 racing version and it looks to be an effective upgrade as well. It takes quite a bit for me to recommend anything from 3 racing as I think most of their stuff is crap. But this part seems to be the exception.
woodys3b is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 04:47 PM   #12957
Registered User
 
UltegraSTI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,171
Trader Rating: 20 (100%+)
Default

kinda mad, pulled out the mini to start fiddling with it. wanted to get rid of some of the slop in steering so car wouldnt wander at higher spd. the previous owner had new m03/4 ally uprights new in the tamiya bag. i pull em out and their nothing like the plastic units on car. the p# on manual and on hangcard are good. then i find on tamiya's website that they wont fit newer minis. WTH!!!

what do i need to make them work?

R
UltegraSTI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 11:31 PM   #12958
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Suffolk, England
Posts: 184
Default

Man this thread is long!
Im about to buy a second hand M03 to race. We race on carpet and the only control measure is a club issued 27t brushed motor.
Can some one please condense into a list what are generally regarded as good mods to make to the car please?
Ive noticed that alot of guys at our club lunch a lot of gears and diffs so maybe this is a good place to start?
Cheers.
scoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2010, 01:59 AM   #12959
Tech Regular
 
Tim K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 287
Default

ultegrasti,

The older style M03/04 alloy uprights (silver) require part no. 50736 TL01 B parts.
Also the king pins to suit - part no.9415451 step screw 4x11.5mm or the optional king pin - 53141 4WD touring & rally car lightweight king pins.

The more recent M03M F parts are interchangeable with the M05 plastic knuckles and king pins.
Tim K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2010, 02:33 AM   #12960
Tech Master
 
andrew-01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SOCAL
Posts: 1,210
Trader Rating: 22 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by woodys3b View Post
Quite a bit actually. I have the Tamiya steering on mine. I have seen the 3 racing version and it looks to be an effective upgrade as well. It takes quite a bit for me to recommend anything from 3 racing as I think most of their stuff is crap. But this part seems to be the exception.
x2

The Tamiya as well as 3racing are good pieces(I also never say that about 3r haha). I personally run the Tamiya to sustain TCS legality, but have friends running the 3r pieces and there steering is spot on.

With both brands and the inconsistencies in steering for the mini's some shimming is helpful. I run two shims under and 1 shim above the bellcrank arms and the steering has no up/down slop.
__________________
ANDRXW.com
andrew-01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tamiya Mini Cooper M-03L Hop-ups mini71 R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 4 05-04-2016 11:07 AM
Tamiya Mini Cooper mach51 R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 10 09-02-2011 12:08 AM
FS:TAMIYA Mini Cooper, TA 04S rthmotorsports R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 4 10-20-2007 09:37 PM
Tamiya 415 MSX and M03 Mini Cooper F/S Racer X79 R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 14 12-22-2006 07:38 AM
Tamiya M01,02,03, or 04 Mini Cooper ccugolf.com R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 2 12-05-2004 08:55 PM


Tags
m03, m03r ules, m05, mini, tamiya


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 05:29 PM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0