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Old 05-24-2007, 10:52 AM   #19471
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I ended up using a 1mm and two of the very thin ones. So the arms didn't bind.
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Old 05-24-2007, 10:58 AM   #19472
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I just don't trust the clips at all IMO you take a hard hit and those things will pop off during the race, I just used pro4 shims and everything was all good except for the front left. I had to lightly sand the a-arms and it was all good. There is a overview pic of my car front suspension a few pages back using the shims, good hunting page 643 post 19283

So far good car but if the magazine's review part and finish is higher then a 8
I've been using the Mi2EC for 11 months with the clips on the arms like the Mi3 and have never had one come off.
They might be tight on the new car. But we sure can solve the issue. I can't wait till Saturday to run the car.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:00 AM   #19473
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So you're saying instead of using a 2mm you used a 1mm and two .5mm quik clips? If so, how is that any different in size?


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Old 05-24-2007, 11:02 AM   #19474
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So you're saying instead of using a 2mm you used a 1mm and two .5mm quik clips? If so, how is that any different in size?
When I put the 1mm and the 2-.5mm in the one side and tighten up the screws the arms moved freely. It didn't make sense.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:07 AM   #19475
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It made more sense to me to try to make the thinner shims work. Because of moving the wheel base around easier.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:12 AM   #19476
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I guess I'm just not understanding because two .5mm shims and one 1mm shim still add up to a 2mm shim. I will give it a try tonight and see how it works. It feels like its binding so much that I could leave out .5mm and it would still be snug.


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When I put the 1mm and the 2-.5mm in the one side and tighten up the screws the arms moved freely. It didn't make sense.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:15 AM   #19477
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I guess I'm just not understanding because two .5mm shims and one 1mm shim still add up to a 2mm shim. I will give it a try tonight and see how it works. It feels like its binding so much that I could leave out .5mm and it would still be snug.
I put 1mm and one .5mm and the arm move back and forth slightly and put the in another .5mm and it worked great. So the .5mm clips must be thinner.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:17 AM   #19478
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Interesting. This is the only part of the car I have had issues with soo far. Other than this the craftsmanship on it is impecable.



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I put 1mm and one .5mm and the arm move back and forth slightly and put the in another .5mm and it worked great. So the .5mm clips must be thinner.
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Old 05-24-2007, 11:45 AM   #19479
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i raced my car for the first time yesterday, and because i setup up my car a different way to others to try it it did not go so well, i ended up having 3 deg rear toe in which slowed me down on corners and down the straight, could anyone tell me a setup to get around 2.5 deg rear toe in please?

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i raced my car for the first time yesterday, and because i setup up my car a different way to others to try it it did not go so well, i ended up having 3 deg rear toe in which slowed me down on corners and down the straight, could anyone tell me a setup to get around 2.5 deg rear toe in please?

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Use PW's setup. Go back a couple of pages and it has a 2.5 degree toe-in setup.
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Old 05-24-2007, 12:06 PM   #19481
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Weylin Rose (Mi3) and EJ Evans (415MSX) are tied for fast lap in practice at the Reedy Race in the Open class.

All the Mi3 Open Mod guys are in the 13.1 sec range which is on pace with the fastest times.

PW is going good.
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Old 05-24-2007, 12:27 PM   #19482
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I used to think that 41-42t pinions were huge, until I saw some of the pinions guys run for 13.5 in their JRX-S Type R.

Those things are like mini spur gears they're so big!
tell me about it on my type r i have a 108/50 combo
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Weylin Rose (Mi3) and EJ Evans (415MSX) are tied for fast lap in practice at the Reedy Race in the Open class.

All the Mi3 Open Mod guys are in the 13.1 sec range which is on pace with the fastest times.

PW is going good.
Nice.


Hey can you start a separate thread or just discuss the Core RC lipo more? I interested in getting into lipo and entertaining other options outside of Peak/Orion Platnuims and Carbons.
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Old 05-24-2007, 12:35 PM   #19484
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I forgot to mention a few things in my "good" list.

-I LOVE the aluminum body mount holders. The Schumacher body mounts were always "almost" the best in the industry. The fact that the holders would often flex, thus negating your tightening of the grub screw, meant that in a roll over, your body would often move. But now, thats not an issue. The sway bars are just cool.

-I also like the switch from the angled up top bumper brace(Mission-thru-Mi2 EC), to the straight piece on the Mi3. Much stiffer and MUCH better looking.

On another note.

I've heard of some guys using the RPM ball cups. Do these have less play than the stock ball cups? I don't like how much play the steering has in it with the stock cups.
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Old 05-24-2007, 02:13 PM   #19485
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Well I thought I was going to run the ec for a while longer. But I couldnt stand it any longer, so I just got done ordering me a mi3.

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