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Old 04-12-2011, 06:47 PM   #7381
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Lipo chassis -- hope to make the race... and pop my Reedy cherry
That's the only cherry you have left.
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You beat me to it Mike.

The only part I'd say that really helps the car on carpet is the XRay ECS.
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:14 PM   #7383
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I'm working on it ,.......thanks mike
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:03 PM   #7384
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How does adding shims to the camber links affect handling?
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:57 PM   #7385
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It's probably old news, but I see that Mike at Exotek is working on a narrow lipo chassis for the Photon.
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Old 04-13-2011, 03:17 AM   #7386
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The only part I'd say that really helps the car on carpet is the XRay ECS.
Don't forget the Mira outdrives from Side Piece Racing.
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Old 04-13-2011, 03:29 AM   #7387
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How does adding shims to the camber links affect handling?
They change the roll center. Shims can go either at the bulkhead or hubs. Please consult a setup book on the effect of the changes and just "play" with it.. as that is the only way to learn.

The fact that you can use shims at the bulkhead is one of the reasons I like the Photon as compared to my previous TC (Xray).. but even they have seen the light too -- it will just cost a small fortune to m
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:15 AM   #7388
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They change the roll center. Shims can go either at the bulkhead or hubs. Please consult a setup book on the effect of the changes and just "play" with it.. as that is the only way to learn.

The fact that you can use shims at the bulkhead is one of the reasons I like the Photon as compared to my previous TC (Xray).. but even they have seen the light too -- it will just cost a small fortune to m
ake that upgrade
It also changes camber gain.
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:27 AM   #7389
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anyone know a way to add bump steer ? normally with the links to the steering arms underneath we'd add shims...
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anyone know a way to add bump steer ? normally with the links to the steering arms underneath we'd add shims...
Why cant you do that still?
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anyone know a way to add bump steer ? normally with the links to the steering arms underneath we'd add shims...
Use a longer set screw on the knuckle and put shims under the ball end?
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It's probably old news, but I see that Mike at Exotek is working on a narrow lipo chassis for the Photon.
that's awesome
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Use a longer set screw on the knuckle and put shims under the ball end?
This is what I was suggesting sort of. I actually use a buttonhead screw from the bottom here so it cant rip out of the steering block.
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Old 04-13-2011, 09:34 AM   #7394
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They change the roll center. Shims can go either at the bulkhead or hubs. Please consult a setup book on the effect of the changes and just "play" with it.. as that is the only way to learn.

The fact that you can use shims at the bulkhead is one of the reasons I like the Photon as compared to my previous TC (Xray).. but even they have seen the light too -- it will just cost a small fortune to m
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It also changes camber gain.
Thanks guys. I was actually wondering how they affect camber gain and roll center. I wanted confirmation on what I think happens.

Here is what I think I know.

Shortening the links increases camber gain.
Lenthening descreases camber gain.
Lowering the inside position increases camber gain.
Raising the inside position decreases camber gain.
Raising the outside position decreases camber gain.
Lowering the outside position increases the camber gain.

I'm not sure how roll center is affected.

Also, keeping the camber rods the same length, how does moving them from the inside position to the outside position affect camber gain and roll center. This is only adjustable in the rear.
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:55 AM   #7395
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I tried u-pro spool...
delrin cup, after only ONE race, have a little break...
there are steel cup, compatible with u-pro spool?
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