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Old 01-28-2015, 07:25 AM   #811
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...may allow the use of available XXX4 belts that run a little too big.
That's the problem. It's near impossible to get XXX-4 belts. I've tried to get them made and it's tough... very tough. The size isn't common enough to justify the 5k in tooling so I hear.
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Old 01-28-2015, 12:24 PM   #812
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Hey fathead, what you think about these?
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Piece of cake if I can have a sample to work from, either stock one or carbon one.
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Old 01-28-2015, 12:30 PM   #814
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That's the problem. It's near impossible to get XXX-4 belts. I've tried to get them made and it's tough... very tough. The size isn't common enough to justify the 5k in tooling so I hear.
How many teeth less are your belts compared to stock if I may ask?
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Old 01-28-2015, 01:00 PM   #815
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Piece of cake if I can have a sample to work from, either stock one or carbon one.
Is there anybody here that would be interested in a carbon fiber bottom strap?

How bout some battery straps?
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Old 01-28-2015, 03:49 PM   #816
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Even easier, just need the post diameter and distance between
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With the aftermarket belts available to us now, xxx-4 belts are of little relevance IMO... All I care about is having an adapter that lets me run Josh's belt Even if I had a XXX4 belt, eventually it will be useless after enough use. Keep it simple I say.

Will be picking up a Fathead adapter as soon as it is available!
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Keep em' coming guys, was getting ready to send shock towers to be made, I have the belt cover to throw in and a battery strap. Anything else????
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Keep em' coming guys, was getting ready to send shock towers to be made, I have the belt cover to throw in and a battery strap. Anything else????
I think replicating the MF roll-center (hinge pin) mounts would be great. Some DJC's would be really cool.... though I'm guessing not the cheapest thing to produce in small batches.
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With the aftermarket belts available to us now, xxx-4 belts are of little relevance IMO... All I care about is having an adapter that lets me run Josh's belt Even if I had a XXX4 belt, eventually it will be useless after enough use. Keep it simple I say.

Will be picking up a Fathead adapter as soon as it is available!
Will be a week or so, just want the test piece to be used a bit first to verify it's ok then will make a batch of them for you guys
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I think replicating the MF roll-center (hinge pin) mounts would be great. Some DJC's would be really cool.... though I'm guessing not the cheapest thing to produce in small batches.
Arm mounts shouldn't be a problem, but not really in a position to do driveshafts.

Anyone have pics of MF mounts next to standard ones?
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Will be a week or so, just want the test piece to be used a bit first to verify it's ok then will make a batch of them for you guys
Any decals for your company available? I will rock the logo if they can be applied to the car
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Yes I have some stickers and will put some in with every adapter or part
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Arm mounts shouldn't be a problem, but not really in a position to do driveshafts.

Anyone have pics of MF mounts next to standard ones?
I was google-searching, found a batch of MF parts that were sold together once.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/attachme...g-dscf0016.jpg

The rear blocks are shown at the bottom of the pic. Basically they were two-piece and you could alter the height of the blocks (depending if you ran them as one piece or two piece / stacked). I have some I could send if needed....

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Along with a battery strap these are what I'll be sending to Damon, everyone ok with these shock towers?
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