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Old 11-30-2009, 07:26 PM   #1021
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hey guys im curious about this car, and i was wondering if you think that this would be a good car for 13.5 on high bite asphalt? also does this kit require anything more than what comes in the box or just fine tuning? thanks in advance. much appreciated!
I just run HPI silver springs. everything else is stock.

Ive been going back and fourth from the short and long arms. They all work good IMO.
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:44 PM   #1022
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where can I buy some of the new camber plates Kenny uses on his setups so I can try some his setups on carpet


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From what I understand they'll be available from Schumacher USA in the next batch of parts coming in. I'm really liking the 0 -2 offset plates. I will also repost a revised setup sheet later tonight or tomorrow.
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I'm really liking the 0 -2 offset plates. I will also repost a revised setup sheet later tonight or tomorrow.
as joelv pointed out, you guys are using the outter hole on the rear hubs. what was the thought here? minimal camber gain? just curious, as i didn't even notice that until i was reading joel's recommendation for duplicating the setup w/o the new plates.

will you guys be running at mimi's for the negs race next weekend? i would love to drive one of your rubber cars for a few laps ...

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Old 12-01-2009, 01:50 PM   #1024
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Just built my first Schumacher Mi4LP, very high quality car. Can't wait to see how it goes on the track. Coming from running Xray's there's a few things done differently on the Mi4 some seem better, some seem a little more fiddly. A lot of 3mm lock nuts The Lipo mounting system is absolutely awesome, great to see a mfgr who actually put more than 5 mins thought into it.

The car looks great, first drive is tonite.
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Old 12-02-2009, 11:48 AM   #1025
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hey guys, when using Kenny's setup, are you using the 3mm top deck? are you also using the stock rear hub carriers, or the alum ones? all i have is 1-(one) 1 notch camber plate, and a 2 notch camber plate. should i order another 1 notch camber plate, and just use that?

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hey guys, when using Kenny's setup, are you using the 3mm top deck? are you also using the stock rear hub carriers, or the alum ones? all i have is 1-(one) 1 notch camber plate, and a 2 notch camber plate. should i order another 1 notch camber plate, and just use that?

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Yes run the 3mm topdeck but I would order the new plates soon as they come in which shouldnt be to long.Or as joel said try 1 groove plate with inner hole in hub. I use stock rear hubs.
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Old 12-02-2009, 12:11 PM   #1027
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Has anyone ran the LP chassis yet? Is it worth the upgrade from the normal mi4 chassis? I mean faster lap times, more consistent car etc. Not just for balancing?
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as joelv pointed out, you guys are using the outter hole on the rear hubs. what was the thought here? minimal camber gain? just curious, as i didn't even notice that until i was reading joel's recommendation for duplicating the setup w/o the new plates.

will you guys be running at mimi's for the negs race next weekend? i would love to drive one of your rubber cars for a few laps ...

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i got T-boned and stripped the inner hole, so i moved to the outter hole, it seemed better so i left it, yea i know, pretty lame reason, but its mine.
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Old 12-02-2009, 12:23 PM   #1029
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Has anyone ran the LP chassis yet? Is it worth the upgrade from the normal mi4 chassis? I mean faster lap times, more consistent car etc. Not just for balancing?
unless you need to get down to 1350g, the standard mi4 chassis should work fine. you won't need the cells kicked out if you're able to use some ballast in the existing cell cutouts.

i'm debating the switch, myself, but the narrow chassis just looks the biz. as far as i know, it's just a balance issue for the new (efra??) rules.
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unless you need to get down to 1350g, the standard mi4 chassis should work fine. you won't need the cells kicked out if you're able to use some ballast in the existing cell cutouts.

i'm debating the switch, myself, but the narrow chassis just looks the biz. as far as i know, it's just a balance issue for the new (efra??) rules.
My car balances out fine at min weight. But they say the thinner chassis wont rub the ground mid corner and want to loose traction. And I have had that problem here and there. Not much, but sometimes when I start driving like a mad man
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indoors, my car has run best when the chassis has about 1/2" of goo laid down the two sides ... i usually bevel the sides as well, knowing they will likely hit the track ...

but maybe the tongues that catch the droop screws are narrowed as well, and that's the issue. and asphalt is a different animal ...
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This setup makes every rubber car drive I've had before seem like driving a mini cooper.


Anyone who likes a foam sedan drive will love this setup.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:30 PM   #1034
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indoors, my car has run best when the chassis has about 1/2" of goo laid down the two sides ... i usually bevel the sides as well, knowing they will likely hit the track ...

but maybe the tongues that catch the droop screws are narrowed as well, and that's the issue. and asphalt is a different animal ...
Yeah I just beveled the sides of my chassis down today, that should help if it is rubbing bad. I think I will wait on the LP chassis. Probably when my current one is worn out
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Adam,
any word on when the next batch of Mi4's will be ready?
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