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Old 09-22-2005, 11:36 PM   #10291
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Your car has a tweak. It is most likely a problem with the lower suspension arms "droop" setting. If you just picked up this car, remove the shocks and make sure they are all the same length (very important). With the shocks off the car, hold the car up and see if the lower arms "droop" or sag, exactly the same amount. There are set screws in the top of the arm that you can adjust this with. Do this to both front and rear of the car. Check this first before you do anything else, as I am almost certain this is your problem.

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Old 09-23-2005, 01:32 AM   #10292
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Like I said before, Im new to touring cars so this may be a dumb question. Why is it that when I turn one way the car turns fine, but when I turn the other way the car spins out? It looks like everything is set up the same on both sides.
I had the same problem. Check your shocks. Better yet, just rebuild them. Also check the bearings. When I first got my car it would always veer right no matter what... I checked the bearings and it turned out the ones on the right were grinding big time. Also, did you check the droop? That can be easily overlooked...
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Old 09-23-2005, 06:57 PM   #10293
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Hec ya man another road racer any wayz what have u been doin b4
comp been down all day.....yes been doing off road for the last year,,,got board try something new...i sure can drive onroad much better than offroad
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Old 09-24-2005, 08:02 AM   #10294
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Yes, the TC3 is a great car. I made the transition from oval to road coarse and found it very easy to turn right!! I also started racing offroad, and Ive gotten very good and am now considering going to the nations to "play"

i was wondering if you know anything about speed controllers
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Old 09-24-2005, 08:39 AM   #10295
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comp been down all day.....yes been doing off road for the last year,,,got board try something new...i sure can drive onroad much better than offroad
Dang, you are an rcnut!!! My wife shouldn't bug me so much about my 1 TC3 and MR4TC Special. lol...
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Old 09-24-2005, 08:44 AM   #10296
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i was wondering if you know anything about speed controllers
What do you need to know about speedcontrollers? Basically, a motor is rated by its turns. A stock motor is 27turns. Modified motors go down to what -5 or 6 turn? I'm not sure since I don't race. The lower the turn, the faster the motor, the better esc you will need. Speed controllers are also rated up to what turn motor they can handle. If you are only running a stock 27T motor, then there is no need for you to get an expensive ESC like a Novak GTX which can handle any motor. Another thing, not all motors have reverse and racing ESCs never have reverse. Sorry, I did the best I could to explain what little knowledge I have about ESCs.
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what i know about esc is that 27 to 19 turns are stock and 19 to any lower turn is practicly modified and if you want you can buy an expencive and install it for a stock motor and when ever you upgrade your moter, just switch it out and dont worry about a better one because you have one already
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oh ya Aries326 what motor do you use for your drift tc3....I like to use 19 turns
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I have a problem...well...two

I have a HItec HS605MG servo, and receiver (AM), and an LRP Runner Plus ESC. I can get teh ESC plug to fin int e receiver slot, but the servo plug will not fit. Any ideas?

Second. I have a P2K2 Pro motor, but I cannot seem to get the motor to cinch into the motor mount. I checked and rechecked the screws but I cannot pinpoint why the motor is loosely fitting in the mount
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I have a problem...well...two

I have a HItec HS605MG servo, and receiver (AM), and an LRP Runner Plus ESC. I can get teh ESC plug to fin int e receiver slot, but the servo plug will not fit. Any ideas?

Second. I have a P2K2 Pro motor, but I cannot seem to get the motor to cinch into the motor mount. I checked and rechecked the screws but I cannot pinpoint why the motor is loosely fitting in the mount
you have too trim off the side tab on the plug, just make sure you always put negitive wire to the outside of receiver
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oh ya Aries326 what motor do you use for your drift tc3....I like to use 19 turns

I use a P2K2 Pro but a Monster Pro is better - more torque.
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whats the difference in performance or maintaince for the o-rings and the d-rings of the differential of the tc3
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Thanks. I will try to trim some off (carefully of course) Any suggestions on the motor thing? With the motor fitting as loose as it is, I can't really set my gear mesh and finish hooking everything up
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I have a problem...well...two

I have a HItec HS605MG servo, and receiver (AM), and an LRP Runner Plus ESC. I can get teh ESC plug to fin int e receiver slot, but the servo plug will not fit. Any ideas?

Second. I have a P2K2 Pro motor, but I cannot seem to get the motor to cinch into the motor mount. I checked and rechecked the screws but I cannot pinpoint why the motor is loosely fitting in the mount
i assume you have the end bell on the motor,,,once you insert the motor ..the motor will rotate towards the other side and closes up the mesh
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Hello to everyone, This is Damon from Diggity Designs. Our webpage has been updated and will continue to be in the comeing months so check it out. If you are looking for a killer conversion kit for your TC3 or TC4 then check out our XLR8 conversion kit. Its all tricked out with graphite and aluminum, The car is perfectly balanced with 4 and 2 battery set-up, very tunable for different racers so check it out. Very Low center of gravity, new suspension geometry, new arms, etc.. Its basicly a new car.. It has been very fast in Michigan and Arizona!! Let me know if you have any suggestions, thanks.
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