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Old 05-27-2007, 03:07 PM   #19591
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Try and keep with the servo arm. I've tried servo savers in the past and i've had trouble with them not staying centred after small taps. Check the chassis tweak, see if the chassis is flat or any other settings are out. There might be binding somewhere in the steering. Maybe in the driveshafts, i had to rebuild one of mine before i installed it because it was binding.
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PW set up says cocerning droop that its "chassis to floor"...what is meant by this? Some drivers at the track had their own theories about this and in the end left me more confused...I just want to make sure I have the same droop he recommends on the set up. How do I get this done?
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Old 05-27-2007, 03:17 PM   #19592
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PW set up says cocerning droop that its "chassis to floor"...what is meant by this? Some drivers at the track had their own theories about this and in the end left me more confused...I just want to make sure I have the same droop he recommends on the set up. How do I get this done?
its over ride height , the total mm once you lift the car until the tires are almost off the ground, with the ride height gauge measure floor to the chassis
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Old 05-27-2007, 03:19 PM   #19593
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Weylin is about to run A2 19t main.
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Old 05-27-2007, 03:47 PM   #19594
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Weylin is about to run A2 19t main.
DNF for W. Rose...what's up with our Mi3's...

Thanks MJ for the explanation
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Old 05-27-2007, 03:55 PM   #19595
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DNF for W. Rose...what's up with our Mi3's...

Thanks MJ for the explanation
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Old 05-27-2007, 04:30 PM   #19596
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DNF for W. Rose...what's up with our Mi3's...

Thanks MJ for the explanation
hey go get a TC5 their doing well
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hey go get a TC5 their doing well
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Old 05-27-2007, 04:42 PM   #19598
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Well, got to run the Mi3 for the first time today. The car was very smooth and easy to drive. I started with most of the PW setup except for the all around narrower front end. Heres what I ended up with:

The car was excellent on power. Plenty of steering with a well planted rear end. Off power was where I had issues, with the car developing a harsh push off power. In the on power sections, the car was dead on. Problem was we were running a really tight layout, and 80% of the turns were best taken off power.

I also got a lot of chassis roll with the stock springs. I was surprised since I didn't hear anyone complaining of chassis roll with the kit springs.

I made some changes to counter each of these problems. Unfortunately, thats when the skys opened up and poured on us. So I'll have to wait till next time out to test the changes.

All in all, I was nearly on pace with my previous car. I believe that even with the push and chassis roll, that I could have pushed the car to at least match the pace of my other car. But one thing got in the way..."new car fear". You know that fear you have when your running a new car for the first time, you don't have a ton of parts in your bag, your running a tight course with big boards, and on top of that there have been many reports of spool related pin disasters. There was one chicane in particular that I was losing time in consistently because I wasn't willing to go balls to the walls through it like I needed to.

Anyway, I'll be more brave at my next outing. I may go fully to PW set up to see how I like it. I also plan on trying a diff at my next outing just to see how I like the car with it. A spool may be faster in a single lap, but if I'm less worried about breakage with the diff, then I'll be faster over all.

Anywhoo...thats my first outing report. Wish I had got a chance to try the changes, but the weather did us in....
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Alex Lopez just broke again after 1 lap on the C-Main...any news on what he broke? It seems it happened to him several times...got to get that Mi3 tougher...one thing I really like is a tough car...
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hey go get a TC5 their doing well
TC5 it looks like a very tough car, which is nice...I am not happy with t he Mi3 results at the reedy. It seems Alex broke a few times, and PW had some good finishes, but seemed inconsistent- 26th overall...maybe he broke, too...but Randy Caster and Weilyn Rose did very well.
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yyhayyim - The Mi3 is one of the toughtest cars on the market. Weylin and Alex must have really smacked the hell out of their cars (or someone else hit them HARD) if they broke.
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Old 05-27-2007, 04:52 PM   #19603
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As Marcos.J pointed out earlier I forgot my link to my EC. So here it is If some one is interested in a nice car. The only reason Im selling is due to ordering a Mi3. Schumacher Mi2EC for sale

Does anyone know when the next shipments or coming over from the UK. I ordered one from my local hobby shop and they said they would get it when the next shipments come to the us.

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yyhayyim - The Mi3 is one of the toughtest cars on the market. Weylin and Alex must have really smacked the hell out of their cars (or someone else hit them HARD) if they broke.
It is, but it got hit hard, or they just hit it hard...depending on what broke we can come to know for sure...I know they could do much better. Alex should have been in the A's with Randy...PW could have made the top 10...I just cant wait to hear from them what went wrong and if its parts, what happened so we all learn from it...when's the next big race?
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TC5 it looks like a very tough car, which is nice...I am not happy with t he Mi3 results at the reedy. It seems Alex broke a few times, and PW had some good finishes, but seemed inconsistent- 26th overall...maybe he broke, too...but Randy Caster and Weilyn Rose did very well.
dude I wouldn't put to much stock into who winnin' Reedy, Factory TC4 won 2 years ago it last year still didn't make it the best car. PW is facing the best of the best so their no room for error, when Weylion Rose starts at 2 then ends up 8-10 thats a peel fest
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