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Old 02-25-2010, 11:30 PM   #3736
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any one using other version of rear lower arm ? like top arp version on photon ?
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:17 AM   #3737
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any one using other version of rear lower arm ? like top arp version on photon ?
I tried Xray front arms and they fit but they are a bit more to the back.
I didn't had down stops bud it worked quit good.
Without down stops the car is almost impossible to drive. Chicanes work great bud normal corners is a disaster.
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Old 02-26-2010, 10:16 AM   #3738
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any one using other version of rear lower arm ? like top arp version on photon ?
Why do you ask?

The old ARP/Scythe/HPI arms won't be a direct fit because the hinge pins are different, although you should be able fit the whole assembly onto the rear (arms, hubs, roll-bar links, maybe you would need to change the driveshafts too). The old parts have a slightly different geometry on the outer camber link and a different offset for the wheelbase which you should be able to take up with spacers.

You should also be able to swap the old parts onto the front in the same manner, the geometry is the same apart from the offset wheelbase.

But the Photon parts are very robust.
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Old 02-26-2010, 03:08 PM   #3739
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Hello

I have a friend who wants to give me a set of springs from the scythe.

Wish is the diference of the Top scythe springs to the Top Photon springs?

The springs of scythe fit in the photon shocks?

Thanks in advance
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Old 02-26-2010, 03:42 PM   #3740
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Hello

I have a friend who wants to give me a set of springs from the scythe.

Wish is the diference of the Top scythe springs to the Top Photon springs?

The springs of scythe fit in the photon shocks?

Thanks in advance
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I use now also the Scythe springs. They are a bit shorter but fit very good.
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Old 03-01-2010, 02:42 AM   #3741
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TQ and win at the 5th round of the Danish Championships yesterday.
The track was super cool with a nice flow, and the car was awesome

2 out of 2 possible after the change to T.O.P.

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TQ and win at the 5th round of the Danish Championships yesterday.
The track was super cool with a nice flow, and the car was awesome

2 out of 2 possible after the change to T.O.P.

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Old 03-01-2010, 05:36 PM   #3743
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Here is his Reedy setup. He's now using 324 front springs and 1.2mm hole pistons.

He's fast on the track.....but slow on the internet
With that set up there you posted...is it me or is the belt pretty tight with whats on the sheet there?
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:58 PM   #3744
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With that set up there you posted...is it me or is the belt pretty tight with whats on the sheet there?
Belt tension depends on what condition your belts are in, some are looser than others. Even is the loosest setting, I find that the front white LF belt is still too tight. I have since switched to the stock belts since I can get them more "free".
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Belt tension depends on what condition your belts are in, some are looser than others. Even is the loosest setting, I find that the front white LF belt is still to tight. I have since switched to the stock belts since I can get them more "free".
Ok, got it. My first Top car and photon so was just following the set up but mine are tight like rubber band with those settings he has. Will adjust according. thanks
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Just putting the car together. Does TOP make a spacer kit? I see on the TOP usa site that you buy different size spacers but there doesn't seem to be kit that has several (4-8) of each size.
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Just putting the car together. Does TOP make a spacer kit? I see on the TOP usa site that you buy different size spacers but there doesn't seem to be kit that has several (4-8) of each size.
spacers for what?
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spacers for what?
Spacers to adjust most of the stuff on the car. Camber link angle, wheel base, car width, etc etc.

I don't know off hand of any kit, but I would agree it would be a pretty cool idea.
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Just putting the car together. Does TOP make a spacer kit? I see on the TOP usa site that you buy different size spacers but there doesn't seem to be kit that has several (4-8) of each size.
Yes, get the "TC-PSUS01". Its in the back of the manual under "Suspension".
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Yes, get the "TC-PSUS01". Its in the back of the manual under "Suspension".
That one is only for the toe-in, it has a selection of 0.4mm/0.8mm/1mm/2mm large diameter spacers.

If you want to do camber links, wheelbase etc. they only come in individual sets. I've been combining the 0.5, 1mm and 2mm sets and that has covered me for every adjustment I've needed.

Of course, if you are not fussy about colour, other brands do sets with multiple sizes!
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