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Old 01-24-2013, 11:35 AM   #6871
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When converting an F103 RM do you run the pivot ball or o-ring t-plate? I left the pivot in for now, but have the O-ring parts.
I have tried both pivot and O-ring. The two times and two different cars immediately turned faster more consistant laps after chaging to the o-ring set up. This is on carpet with rubber tires and a 200mm car.

To me the pivot makes the car feel lazy to change directions.
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The pivot rear always seemed to have a lot more grip than the o-ring rear. The reactive caster front end helped to balance that out and give more grip to the front as well but it got sloppy really quick so a lot of people didn't like that front end. If you need the car to turn more and are using the sliding kingpin rear then the o-ring rear is the way to go.
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:51 AM   #6873
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Thanks guys. This one will be F104 front and and running F104 tires all around. I have my two F103's with the front washer/rear o-ring setup and I'm leaving those alone. I can't help myself, the 2 RMs looked lonely on the shelf....
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:15 PM   #6874
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When converting an F103 RM do you run the pivot ball or o-ring t-plate? I left the pivot in for now, but have the O-ring parts.
I had the pivot ball set up with the 104 front end, the battery arrived (Reedy 4000mAh 60c shorty) it would not slide past the pivot balls, so i switched to the o-ring and it fits ever so snug. Any Idea what that batteries run time would be, 21.5 motor?
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Use the O-ring at the front and the pivot ball at the rear.
Shorties will fit and the car feels sharp on steering and has tons of grip.

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@eff one, love the HPI Super F1. I have a couple of brand new chassis plates here and have a car with the CRC link chassis from back-in-the-day. I'm interested in hearing more about parts you used for the project.

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:07 PM   #6877
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Use the O-ring at the front and the pivot ball at the rear.

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I was thinking about that. I'll give it a try.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:09 PM   #6878
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I had the pivot ball set up with the 104 front end, the battery arrived (Reedy 4000mAh 60c shorty) it would not slide past the pivot balls, so i switched to the o-ring and it fits ever so snug. Any Idea what that batteries run time would be, 21.5 motor?
I've had run times of 25 minutes with a 3800. A 4200 should put you over 30 min easily.
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Does anyone run the GQ Products foam tires? I have a set of used ones which seem really good. Any idea where I can buy new ones?
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:56 AM   #6880
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Does anyone run the GQ Products foam tires? I have a set of used ones which seem really good. Any idea where I can buy new ones?
Ian - I bought some from a US web site which seems to have disappeared. They appear listed here: http://www.gqproduct.com/EPONROAD/product/F1F1Pro.htm and seem to be looking for distributors.

When I tried them, they were pretty good. Got one or two sets that I'm keeping up my sleeve for a trip to EPIC

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Ian - I bought some from a US web site which seems to have disappeared. They appear listed here: http://www.gqproduct.com/EPONROAD/product/F1F1Pro.htm and seem to be looking for distributors.

When I tried them, they were pretty good. Got one or two sets that I'm keeping up my sleeve for a trip to EPIC

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Thanks Phil. That's the only site I've been able to find too. Hong Kong business, but even the Hong Kong RC shops don't seem to carry them. Wonder if they're no more

They seem really good on asphalt. Wondering if that will translate to our carpet too with 2 major events later in the year. With no F1 at EPIC for a number of years, I've got a bit of testing to do before July/August.
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Is that a new kit, or vintage?
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It's new.


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