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Old 02-02-2012, 03:18 AM   #3511
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Just picked up my inline conv. from Speedtech rc!! are there any suspension changes I should make when converting the car over?
Softer side oil arround 25/30WT
green side springs. Thats a good starting point (depending on the amount of grip at your track

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Just picked up my inline conv. from Speedtech rc!! are there any suspension changes I should make when converting the car over?
Dont forget to remove the limiter from the center shock.

If your track is medium/high grip try 10 degree reactive with no upper/lower arm spacing. You might want to try .018 front springs as well. The inline car is so stable that you can get more aggressive with the front end settings.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:07 PM   #3513
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OOO I like what im reading! i have tlr 32.5 in the center shock now so i think im going to leave that as is and soften up the side shock. Is there a reason why most are going softer on the side springs and oil for the inline car? just curious.
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Is there a reason why most are going softer on the side springs and oil for the inline car? just curious.
Yes. The reason is less lateral weight transfer. The CRC crowd is finding the same thing with the Xi. Because the weight is more centralized, it has less tendency to "dump" weight across the car. Therefore softer settings allow for more stability, and steering, while maintaining a more consistent roll rate.....
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Old 02-03-2012, 03:36 PM   #3515
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Hi all...I'm putting together a 12R5.1 w/ Lipo conversion but currently the only side springs that are available locally are CRC ones. I believe they fit but I'm wondering if anybody knows what the CRC equivalent would be to the AE Green or Black side springs that most of the new Lipo setups call for?

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Hi all...I'm putting together a 12R5.1 w/ Lipo conversion but currently the only side springs that are available locally are CRC ones. I believe they fit but I'm wondering if anybody knows what the CRC equivalent would be to the AE Green or Black side springs that most of the new Lipo setups call for?
Unfortunately all the CRC springs are stiffer as the spring contact point has less leverage than in the AE set-up. The softest is blue @ 6 lbs. AE black (which is what you want) is 3.75, and green is 4.38.

Handy petitrc spring chart.

I would definitely scrounge, beg, borrow, or steal some AE springs! Even if they are silvers.

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Old 02-03-2012, 04:46 PM   #3517
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Thanks Masterhit...I didn't realize the springs were so different. I do have a pair of AE Silver so I'll go with them until the others that I ordered come in or I'll beg/borrow/steal some blacks/greens!

Thanks for the link to Petit RC spring chart...I hadn't seen it before but it's very useful!

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Dont forget to remove the limiter from the center shock.

If your track is medium/high grip try 10 degree reactive with no upper/lower arm spacing. You might want to try .018 front springs as well. The inline car is so stable that you can get more aggressive with the front end settings.
Do think it will be similar in outdoor environment with softer setup?

Isn't outdoor usually softer anyhow?

Do you think we will venture into the .016 range perhaps ...lol

Anybody raced outdoor with the inline yet?

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Thanks Masterhit...I didn't realize the springs were so different. I do have a pair of AE Silver so I'll go with them until the others that I ordered come in or I'll beg/borrow/steal some blacks/greens!

Thanks for the link to Petit RC spring chart...I hadn't seen it before but it's very useful!

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Hey Mike, both Pete and myself found the black springs too soft - green's seem to be the ticket for the smooth tracks that we race on (Karz, and recently Lethbridge).
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Cool...thanks for the info! I've ordered some springs from PM as they were out of everything but silver and gold.

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Cool...thanks for the info! I've ordered some springs from PM as they were out of everything but silver and gold.

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Try the Serpent 1/12 springs also. In 1/12 Mod we switch from AE to Serpent a lot during the weekend.

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Anyone know the part number for green side springs
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Anyone know the part number for green side springs
4642.

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One of the best things I think you can do for that car no matter which chassis you are running is get a different center shock. I went with the hotbodies and it made a bigger difference in that car over anything else I have done. I have run both setups and it helped both of them.
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One of the best things I think you can do for that car no matter which chassis you are running is get a different center shock. I went with the hotbodies and it made a bigger difference in that car over anything else I have done. I have run both setups and it helped both of them.
That's odd, the Team AE drivers run standard shocks with no issues, as do I ?
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