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Old 03-19-2008, 10:08 PM   #1
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Default Tracking Issues/Car not running straight

Problem since I bought the 415MSX MRE, car wont hold a consistant straight line and is very jittery when driving up and down street on flat surface. twitchy from left - right

Running with GTB + 5.5R setup
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Old 03-19-2008, 10:36 PM   #2
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Its like chasing ghosts, but how much rear toe are you running?
And front toe.
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Old 03-19-2008, 11:15 PM   #3
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Check your servo saver. You may need a new one.
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Old 03-19-2008, 11:16 PM   #4
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i have that same problem with my tc5. on very very slow speed the car would wobble a tad bit. also, it drives straight 3/4 the time and the other 1/4 it would veer to the right if i gun it. i have a tad bit of slop on the steering, could this be the problem? on that note, i can't seem to figure out how to get rid of the slop as well

i run rear 3 degrees toe in, and no front toe
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:12 AM   #5
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You need a new servo saver.

When I read the title I already knew you had a Tamiya...
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Old 03-20-2008, 04:06 AM   #6
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you may want to check a few things.:

1. check your front wheels aren't bent
2. make sure the tire compounds are exact.
3. if your using a 1way make sure 1 side isn't slipping
4. check the weight balance on the car left to right (it should be equal)
5. check your front toe,
6. if your rear toe is adjustable check it is equal either side
7. check your inner hinge pins for bends
8. change your servo saver (make sure you have the servo in neutral position when you screw the servo saver on.)
9. check your transmitter settings
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Old 03-20-2008, 04:12 AM   #7
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... and check all your bearings are clean
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7. check your inner hinge pins for bends
Very common problem causing the car to become tweaked.
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:54 AM   #9
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what radio are you using???
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