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Old 12-13-2005, 09:44 AM   #10726
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Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm having a pushing problem. I am running rubber on carpet and can't get the car to turn the way I think it should. I'm using Takeoff 27's tires, no sway bar. I've tried changing many things to no avail. Here is my current set up. Any suggestions are helpful, but I might have already tried them.

Front:
Ball diff
2 deg caster
0 toe in
-2 camber
middle hole in tower
80 wt
#2 piston
copper spring
ride height 5.5mm
droop 5

Rear:
-1 deg camber
outside hole in tower
50wt
#2 piston
red springs
ride height 5.2mm
droop 6-7
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:04 AM   #10727
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What is a TC3.5????

What steering rack upgrade?

I have an Team TC3 that i am looking to break out of retirement. It's been sitting stock collecting dust for a while now.

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Old 12-13-2005, 10:28 AM   #10728
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Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm having a pushing problem. I am running rubber on carpet and can't get the car to turn the way I think it should. I'm using Takeoff 27's tires, no sway bar. I've tried changing many things to no avail. Here is my current set up. Any suggestions are helpful, but I might have already tried them.

Front:
Ball diff
2 deg caster
0 toe in
-2 camber
middle hole in tower
80 wt
#2 piston
copper spring
ride height 5.5mm
droop 5

Rear:
-1 deg camber
outside hole in tower
50wt
#2 piston
red springs
ride height 5.2mm
droop 6-7
even out the ride height between front and rear and try 50wt front and rear..
with lower ride height in the rear and being so stiff in the front, all the weight is on the rear..
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Old 12-13-2005, 11:44 AM   #10729
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steering upgrade= TC4 rack. and running rubber on carpet like me you need to really soften up, i got 50wt front 50wt rear red spring front silver rear but were using control sorex 24R's and its handling fine
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:30 PM   #10730
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is there much modification you need to do to get the TC4 steering rack on the TC3? Do you know what parts i need? thanks.
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:11 PM   #10731
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is there much modification you need to do to get the TC4 steering rack on the TC3? Do you know what parts i need? thanks.
You just need the Nitro TC3 steering rack. There's a parts set for it that comes in 2 or 3 bags. To make it work on the TC3 tub chassis, you have to do some fileing of the support castings near the current steering rack. If your doing it on a carbon chassis like IRS or BMI then you just need to drill some new mounting holes in the right position.
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:17 PM   #10732
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a tc3.5 is simply a tc3 that has some tc4 parts eqipped on to it

thats what i have
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Old 12-13-2005, 05:24 PM   #10733
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for people who run steel diffs...

are you guys driving the steel diffs with 3/16" by 5/16" BEARINGS or with 3/16" by 5/16" BUSHINGS(the goldish copper bushing)

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Old 12-14-2005, 01:34 AM   #10734
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guys does any one know how the "Diff Check Plate" works and how to use it or if it even works.
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Old 12-15-2005, 03:19 AM   #10735
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diff check plate? and steel diffs with bearings
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Old 12-15-2005, 06:15 AM   #10736
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diff check plate? and steel diffs with bearings

so you run the STEEL DIFFS with BEARINGS
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Old 12-15-2005, 08:48 AM   #10737
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ya TC4 lightweight steel diffs with the 2 small bearings on the inside
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Old 12-15-2005, 09:01 AM   #10738
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Anthony, did you have a chance to look at my setup? I posted it on the 12th. I got a sway bar installed for this week.

I am also working on freeing up my drive line. Will the Teflon bearings be ok in the diff housings without seals? Is it ok to remove the inside seal of all the rest of the bearings? I have the car on my bench and it spins so much easier now.

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Old 12-15-2005, 09:16 AM   #10739
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im running the teflons but only cause i got them from other TC3's i got for spares if not id still be on metal shealds

Take off seals flush and use trinity royal oil to re lube them i do that to all me bearings once every 2 weeks but i only race once a week
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You just need the Nitro TC3 steering rack. There's a parts set for it that comes in 2 or 3 bags. To make it work on the TC3 tub chassis, you have to do some fileing of the support castings near the current steering rack. If your doing it on a carbon chassis like IRS or BMI then you just need to drill some new mounting holes in the right position.

Actually, the BMI will accept the nitro rack without any modifications...all holes have been drilled for you.
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