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Old 07-30-2004, 05:50 AM   #9046
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Shalala: Now , just treat your car well like your girl friends. Then you will know more of her and she will help you.

Come to think of it, my TC3 makes me smile more than any woman i have been with. Guess im shoppin in the wrong place for a woman?

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HHMMM. Interesting comparison Dave. Hadn't thought about that one.

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Old 07-30-2004, 07:29 AM   #9047
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DaveW:

Hoho , i think we are the same......i like to deteched the motor pinon , and rotate the wheels to feel the smooth........ horrible habit

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Me too....... (RC is a very horrible hobby----change our character)
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Old 07-30-2004, 08:01 AM   #9048
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Come to think of it, my TC3 makes me smile more than any woman i have been with. Guess im shoppin in the wrong place for a woman?
Should I tell your girlfriend?

Haha. I know Dave...... You hate me.


Sorry guys...... Inside joke there. Back to your regularly scheduled TC3 talk.
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Old 07-30-2004, 10:36 AM   #9049
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BODIDO: Should I tell your girlfriend?

Sorry guys...... Inside joke there. Back to your regularly scheduled TC3 talk.




Chad, that had to be by far the best heckle i have ever heard from the announcers mic. "ANNND Dave Williams... TQ... sponsored by Walmart, Toys R Us, and his girlfriend..." The fact my "girlfriend" (read: WIFE) was setting my TC3 down for that run, and was gracious enough to play into it, made it all the funnier. Thank GOD she didnt actually toss my car the 50 feet it would have went, if she was so compelled. Lotta laughs over that one.

JOHNBULL: One thing R/C cars and women have in common... LUBE.

One thing R/C cars and women do NOT have in common... WIRES.

I did however once know this woman that liked being strapped up with duct tape... but its still not wire. Are you still dating her Chad?

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Old 07-30-2004, 10:37 AM   #9050
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I am have a problem setting both. I can set the ride height and as soon as I try to set the droop the ride height changes. Any advice on how to get both set. Also what is a good setting (for both). I went to the book and it says 5mm height & 7mm droop.

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Old 07-30-2004, 10:56 AM   #9051
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Set droop first.
What type of track surface?
Smooth or bumpy?
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Old 07-30-2004, 11:41 AM   #9052
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JOHNBULL: One thing R/C cars and women have in common... LUBE.

One thing R/C cars and women do NOT have in common... WIRES.

I did however once know this woman that liked being strapped up with duct tape... but its still not wire. Are you still dating her Chad?
All I know is I've been with more TC3's than I have been women....
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Old 07-30-2004, 12:19 PM   #9053
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I am have a problem setting both. I can set the ride height and as soon as I try to set the droop the ride height changes. Any advice on how to get both set. Also what is a good setting (for both). I went to the book and it says 5mm height & 7mm droop.
First thing to do is to back the droop screws out. Set the ride hight to the height you want. Then adjust the droop. If adjusting your droop effects your ride height, then you are missing the general idea of what droop is or what is does. A droop setting, when adjusted correctly, will in no way effect the ride height of your car.

The book might say 5mm ride height and 7mm droop but that can only be acheived with tires of a certain diameter (the diameter of the tire will effect both ride height and droop). Keep this in mind, especially if you run foam tires. As the tires wear, both the ride height and droop will change.

If your droop setting if effecting your ride height, your tires are probably too large in diameter to run that ride height and droop combination.
Instead of measuring droop, try measuring the up travel the arms have. By this I mean take your car, fully loaded with electronics and diameter tires you will be running. Set the ride height, then adjust the droop screws by measuring the uptravel the a-arms have before they hit the droop screws. I usually run 2mm uptravel in the front to 1mm in the rear. In measuring droop this way you will never have droop effect ride height.
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Old 07-30-2004, 12:46 PM   #9054
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All I know is I've been with more TC3's than I have been women....
LMAO!
At least with an rc car, you're always in control
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At least with an rc car, you're always in control
Who said that?
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Well, you should be.
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Let's face it, we fantisize about being in control of both!
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Old 07-30-2004, 01:01 PM   #9058
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All I know is I've been with more TC3's than I have been women....
Hey look... that door is WIDE OPEN....

So let's see... That's one TC3 and one woman... No wait, you don't have a TC3!

Thank you, come again.

Sorry, just could not pass that one up.

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Old 07-30-2004, 01:22 PM   #9059
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WTH are you talking about. I have a TC3

At one time I even had two
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Old 07-30-2004, 03:20 PM   #9060
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cool thanks shalala, this is my first electric car and i cant wait to get it, i just was affraid i was gonna get it and not be able to get it to work properly steering wise because i dident have a tweak station or any of that stuff but i think it will be all good
thanks again
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