R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-05-2009, 06:56 AM   #1
Tech Adept
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 106
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default Quick question

I'm running a TC4 in a VTA class and I'm having a problem with traction rolling. My last time at the track I noticed that my inside front tire lifts off the track mid turn all the way to completion of the turn. Even when I'm powering out of the turn it's lifted.

I know that I'm loosing speed due to the lifted tire spinning but could this cause the roll? I'm fairly certain that this would mean I'm getting too much weight transfer to the rear tires. Too correct this I'm planning on first running stiffer springs in the rear, then lessen my rear camber second if theres still a problem.

Does it sound like I'm on the right track?

Running a TC4 tub, 21.5 Novak, LRP SPX STK Spec on 7, VTA tires with full rear and inside 1/2 front covered w/ compound, currently blue springs all around, not certain of the oil wt in the shocks but they are smooth and don't bind or leak, ride height 5.5 mm, no sway bars, on high traction carpet ( the roll occurs in the sweeper after the straight).

I think that's all the info you will need. Let me know if you need more. Thank you for all your insight and suggestions.
Tiger72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2009, 10:01 AM   #2
Tech Addict
wiscnitro's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Reedsburg,WI
Posts: 606
Trader Rating: 22 (100%+)

there is a section for VTA tuning were you can find more info there but it sounds like your rear springs are too soft. also what your droop set at?. Let your front end "travel" more that will lessen the weight transfer
Hold my beer and watch this! :)
wiscnitro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2009, 12:13 PM   #3
Tech Adept
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 106
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)

Droop is at 7.5 all around. Making the A arms level.

Forgot to mention: the tires are glued on all tires. Found out this wasn't the case when I started to investigate the traction roll.

Last edited by Tiger72; 07-05-2009 at 12:14 PM. Reason: Typo
Tiger72 is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GM Brushless stuartb Electric On-Road 2933 08-15-2016 12:10 AM
SAVAGE - SS, .25, .21 Official Thread! Horatio Monster Trucks 11161 01-07-2015 12:51 PM
Xray T1FK05 Mdoc Electric On-Road 5433 01-31-2010 05:42 AM
Quick Question! Need Response Quick! maxair45 Electric Off-Road 11 08-12-2009 10:34 AM
Those runing Losi 8ight on slash Human Electric Off-Road 10 06-14-2009 06:11 PM
MRC / Academy SB Sport 4wd Buggy Cain Electric Off-Road 956 04-23-2007 07:56 AM
Talkin' with Barry Baker NR Electric On-Road 393 04-11-2005 11:40 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 12:24 AM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0