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Old 05-08-2010, 09:37 AM   #886
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Ran my 103 all winter and ran Jacksons opening event with it.
Lots of top 3 finishes.

We ran with a fast 109 guy at Horsham and by the end of the indoor
season he had his car dialed.

That being said I feel the wider wb. and larger tires that the 109/103 uses
is a big advantage over the 104 cars. I said it before but if the top car
comes out swinging 103 size tires the 104 is going to be the odd car out (good for us)
Oh yeah---I've put 103 tires on my 109 and it's punched. Eric P runs his 109 out here in SoCal and he's tough to beat-- I sure wouldn't put the narrow 104 tires on--not when the 103's fit fine and are easy to get with more compounds available---and it you want to go rubber--you can't beat the Ride tires on 103 rims for the 109!!!
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Oh yeah---I've put 103 tires on my 109 and it's punched. Eric P runs his 109 out here in SoCal and he's tough to beat-- I sure wouldn't put the narrow 104 tires on--not when the 103's fit fine and are easy to get with more compounds available---and it you want to go rubber--you can't beat the Ride tires on 103 rims for the 109!!!
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I did not see them on Abe's website. They to be out of stock everywhere I am in the US
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:09 PM   #888
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I did not see them on Abe's website. They to be out of stock everywhere I am in the US
Try Tamiya USA!! They have the 103 tires in stock!!!
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Old 05-09-2010, 06:54 AM   #889
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I did not see them on Abe's website. They to be out of stock everywhere I am in the US
Yeah sorry they do seem to be out of stock as you in the us im sure they is someone a little more local.

3Racing Adjustable Front Castor Mount Ver 2 F103GT-28/V2

i think this is the part/part number you need hope it helps

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Old 05-09-2010, 08:18 AM   #890
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Yeah, I will keep looking around. I also need a battery tray for a Airtronics M8.

I was taking a look at the CRC spring mod. So all you need is the crc spring kit, and the plastic spring holders? How to the springs stay into that rear plastic piece?
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Old 05-09-2010, 08:46 AM   #891
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1st coil clips/threads on.
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Old 05-09-2010, 10:18 AM   #892
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Maybe on the next sunday Electric race..

Here's some pics of my new ride..
Plus the Tamiya link front suspension that will fit with no mod.
and a couple left over bodies from my F103 that should fit with little modification. Still have an unpainted Williams BMW that I want to put on.
Where did you buy the alum upper susp mount on your F109?
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Old 05-09-2010, 10:23 AM   #893
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Hi guys,

first of all i did not read the hole thread.
shame over me.
now i have some questions perhaps you can help.
im now an owner of this car.

i have read that the front end of the f-103 will fit. is that correct?
because i want to try out the upper arms of the f-103.
would you recommend that or is it better to stay with the original front end?

i found a gpm upper arm set for the f-103.
see the pic, will this fit?
also i want to install the Adjustable Front Castor Mount Version 2.
is this possible to fit this with the gpm upper arms or do this castor mount would only fit with the f-109 upper arms?

and how can i adjust the front ride hight?

thanks for answers.
Where'd you find these?? I'd love to get a set for my 109
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Old 05-09-2010, 12:25 PM   #894
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Hi Tim,

i found the parts at ebay.
send you a pm

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3 racing makes alloy upper arms for the 103 I believe; if not GPM does.
Why?just for the bling?
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I don't like the idea of alum suspension arms. Those parts are designed to break on impact. Alum arms would direct the force to more expensive pieces.
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Old 05-09-2010, 10:11 PM   #897
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I've got a set of aluminum arms on a 103---didn't know where they came from --and a LOT of people see them and have said they look cool. I like they way they DON'T flex!!! And I've driven the car a LOT--and never had anything break on the front end--so I don't think that's created a problem---and it's much stronger with no flex!! I'm looking for more for my other 103.
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The first Race in the Swedish F1 Cup was held this weekend at West-8 track outside of Gothenburg.
It's hard not to be very pleased with the results - TQ, track record and overall win by 7 laps - 30 minute finals with at least one mandatory 1 minute pit stop.
The Ride medium rubber tires (control tire) worked really well with track/tarmac temperatures over 20C.



BTW - I won Concours d'Elegance as well
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SWEET---congratulations---looks as good as it goes huh???!!!
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Good job !

Sounds like you had a fun weekend.
Car looks great.
Want to share your winning setup with us?
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