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Old 01-23-2007, 07:54 PM   #17191
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whats the HPI spring retainer mod?

not familiar with that one
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Old 01-23-2007, 08:51 PM   #17192
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He means ( I believe) he is using hpi spring retainers. They are pretty cool, as they have an o-ring on the inside to keep the collars from moving, and they are purple and match the car well. And to top it off they are only $12 bucks for 4 .-Jeff
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Old 01-24-2007, 04:38 AM   #17193
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whats the HPI spring retainer mod?

not familiar with that one
Look back near the top two pages back and you will see the pictures of the HPI Spring retainers.

They are not as loose as the originals.

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Old 01-24-2007, 04:45 AM   #17194
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Has anyone tried running an asphalt car on rubber/carpet using the thicker 'carpet' top deck?

I already use the carpet towers so I can remove the diff risers etc. but was wondering if stiffening up the car would help at all.

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Old 01-24-2007, 07:22 AM   #17195
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Oh......shock collars LOL never heard them called spring retainers....infact they aren't...the opposite end is the retainer LOL. It's cool though.
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I always thought a shock collar was the top and the spring retainer was the bottom.
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Old 01-24-2007, 08:57 AM   #17197
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Has anyone tried running an asphalt car on rubber/carpet using the thicker 'carpet' top deck?

I already use the carpet towers so I can remove the diff risers etc. but was wondering if stiffening up the car would help at all.

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or a carpet car run on asphalt lol
id guess that just addin the chassis and top deck and shock towers plus havin a spring kit would make it a carpet spec car? lol
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I always thought a shock collar was the top and the spring retainer was the bottom.
yup thats what I said LOL
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Old 01-24-2007, 11:27 AM   #17199
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I ran the carpet car with a modified carpet top deck and a stock bubber top deck on asphalt. It made the car very quick and reactive, but a little too unforgiving.
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I ran the carpet car with a modified carpet top deck and a stock bubber top deck on asphalt. It made the car very quick and reactive, but a little too unforgiving.
what happened ?
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what happened ?
it just made the car so that my setup had to be right on. If I was off a bit the car was so hard to drive. Plus, when I'd try and push it, it would suddenly loose rear grip. The chassis just didn't have enough flex in it.
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On Ebay guys.

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Lookin good Jon

There are only a few people I would ever let work or build me a car; Jon is one of them and I would throw this car straight on the track

Anyone looking for a carpet setup http://www.racing-cars.com/images/Te...am_cw_2006.pdf
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Lookin good Jon

There are only a few people I would ever let work or build me a car; Jon is one of them and I would throw this car straight on the track

Anyone looking for a carpet setup http://www.racing-cars.com/images/Te...am_cw_2006.pdf
Thanks Paul. That means a lot.
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Got my EC today. Now to complete my fleet all I need is the MI3. I now have the Axis Pro, Axis2, Mission, MI2, and now the MI2E.C. Plus I have 2 Fireblade U.S.A.'s, 2 EVO's and the Cat 3000.
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