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Old 12-20-2014, 09:31 AM   #7606
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I realize not many have run the new dampers, but are there any initial impressions on both variables of oil thickness and damper position on the car used at the same time? In other words, is it more likely that as testing goes on, the dampers will find a sweet spot location where all you do is play with oil and keep the dampers in one fixed spot? Or play with oil while at the same time trying different damper locations?

Should be interesting to see what surfaces either way.
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Old 12-21-2014, 04:47 AM   #7607
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I realize not many have run the new dampers, but are there any initial impressions on both variables of oil thickness and damper position on the car used at the same time? In other words, is it more likely that as testing goes on, the dampers will find a sweet spot location where all you do is play with oil and keep the dampers in one fixed spot? Or play with oil while at the same time trying different damper locations?

Should be interesting to see what surfaces either way.
Unfortunately this is keeping me from preorder. I like the old dampers just fine. The car is a rocket in stock. I'm assuming the new car will be better in mod form. Looks like the old evo and I will patiently await results of the new car. Any word if it will be here in time for snowbirds?
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Come on Jaimson - where is your sense of adventure? We will figure it out... Just like we did with the A700EX/L series...
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When are the new chassis due to ship?
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Old 12-21-2014, 12:31 PM   #7610
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One of the perks of the amtx overall was not dealing with oil changes in the dampers. While I dig this tuning option, I would think you would still use the damper position for most of your adjustments and just use the oil changes as bigger overall changes.

It looks like these new dampers are only symmetric in their dampening. Does no one really use the asymetric dampening of the current dampers?

Also is there any ideas on a kind of damper dyno or tester to evaluate the consistency between the 4 corners?
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Old 12-21-2014, 01:21 PM   #7611
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I agree Joe.
Difference between the four corners is one of the major things to be on the look out for today. And today the only fix is a new $25 shock. The new shocks allow for end user fixing. That has to be a plus.

Trust me -- the last thing I have time to do is rebuild shocks. Every setup I will come up with won't involve massive maintenance like that... Just for my own success and mental well being.

Oleg has discussed was various measurement tool ideas... And will make one in 2015. Just need to get the car shipping first!
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Old 12-21-2014, 03:37 PM   #7612
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What is the best FFG rod for 17.5? mine has a crack

I run ffg1.1 on a raceberry chassis, usually run the may 24/2014 Jackson setup, dialed on my track

Just installed AT04-2 and 2 am50 instead of am48

Just get a new c31?
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Old 12-21-2014, 06:47 PM   #7613
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c31 (if you can still find em) or the at31 (late '14 Evo spec) FFG rod...
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I have a question on a couple of the carbon rods I have. Both of them are the same OD but they are different ID. The larger ID/thinner wall carbon rod seems to be firmer than the smaller ID/thicker wall carbon rod. Well when I tugged at each end they seemed that way. I don't know which one is which and I was hoping someone could help me out.
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Old 12-21-2014, 07:07 PM   #7615
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I have a question on a couple of the carbon rods I have. Both of them are the same OD but they are different ID. The larger ID/thinner wall carbon rod seems to be firmer than the smaller ID/thicker wall carbon rod. Well when I tugged at each end they seemed that way. I don't know which one is which and I was hoping someone could help me out.
the first few dozen Evo kits had the C31S "soft" rod. ive never measured the difference between C31S and C31.... so i cannot say which one is which.

the more flexible rod should be limited to stock racing.
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Any thought on putting together an upgrade kit for existing cars to the new spec.?
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Hi, I receive the new chassis and floating motor mount this weekend and just want to share some pictures...

Everything go smoothly the only one thing that need to take care is to check that the screw is not protruding in the AM73-3.
To be certain everything is straight only fully tighten the accessible screws once everything is on the chassis. Just the AM73-3 and AM73-4 need to be tighten prior.
I use the DT03 bearing spacer in the "no flex" position.
Don't take my assembly as granted we will need the confirmation that everything is OK especially shimming and flex options.
By the way the set screw for the motor adjustment is very clever.





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Old 12-22-2014, 12:31 PM   #7618
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Like the floating,sliding motor mount
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Old 12-23-2014, 01:36 AM   #7619
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D2-S have only just been released that new parts are coming...

So, the difference between AT41 damper vane and new AT41-0 damper vane is there are no holes in the blades anymore for AT41-0.

But how does it influence the damper's behaviour in comparison to AT41 with holes in the blades? In which tracks conditions are they better suited than normal AT41?

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Old 12-23-2014, 03:19 AM   #7620
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Maybe it's just so you can drill your own holes?

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