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Old 09-09-2007, 09:34 PM   #21526
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go to 60mm on your shock length....
My shock length aint limiting my ride height Mr. Know it all McGoo! Shortening the shock length will just adjust where the piston sits within the shock body. Now if my problem were not enough droop, I might have to lengthen my shocks, but unless the piston is jammed up into the shock cap (which its not) , shortening my shock length won't lower my ride height.
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Old 09-09-2007, 09:40 PM   #21527
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I would also suggest running a diff on the rug.

as McGoo stated...tighten up the diff....and that should put ya in the range of the spool...without tearing those CVDs...$$$...

I rather change the diff rings a bit more than reg...than have to replace the CVDs....
I run the car with a spool. I just have to decrease the steering throw to about 85% just enough so that the steering knuckles will not hit the front C-hub on full lock. But I add .5mm inboard toe out up front to compensate with decrease steering throw. Car felt good all day no chatters on full lock.

I also did some testing running 4.5 brushless with 5 cells early in the moring and damn car flies my gearing is about 7.1-7.3 but the track is not good enough to run mod traction is a bit off.

I also notice with 5 cells the car reacts faster on corners and have tons of corner speed this by running batteries up front.
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Old 09-09-2007, 09:46 PM   #21528
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My shock length aint limiting my ride height Mr. Know it all McGoo! Shortening the shock length will just adjust where the piston sits within the shock body. Now if my problem were not enough droop, I might have to lengthen my shocks, but unless the piston is jammed up into the shock cap (which its not) , shortening my shock length won't lower my ride height.

have you tried it? when you screw more into the ball grippa - that does nothing to where the shaft lies in the shock body. it just shortens the shaft - therefore shortening the shock - and hopefully that will get you to where you want to go.

i could be wrong....where is Kerr when you need'em.....
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Old 09-09-2007, 10:11 PM   #21529
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My shock length is 59.5 with Assoc. spring perches; ride height is 4.5mm all around. Big Parma wheels at 60mm and have no problem reaching 3.5mm ride height (not that I would want to) if needed.....
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Old 09-10-2007, 12:18 AM   #21530
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Randy

At all big races there seems to be a split in 1way and spool

i think its down to style and feel

it also depends on traction

did you try that set up i sent randy?

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Old 09-10-2007, 03:14 AM   #21531
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Hi Jimmy
Have you got a good Carpet Rubber Tyre Setup Mate??
how does 5mm front and 4mm rear droop sounds to you?Is that ok??
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:39 AM   #21532
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my carpet base set up is pretty good yea i always start with 5 and 4 droop,

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Old 09-10-2007, 04:57 AM   #21533
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My shock length is 59.5 with Assoc. spring perches; ride height is 4.5mm all around. Big Parma wheels at 60mm and have no problem reaching 3.5mm ride height (not that I would want to) if needed.....
I'll have to try it. It could have something to do with the amount of roll center shims and the shock tower positions too I suppose.

Was that with the lowered f. shock tower JB?
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:59 AM   #21534
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@jimmy
Do you mean The one on the mi3 manual ???
Other than there is no more Carpet setup for Mi3 at the moment?
Is there any chance to send me your carpet set up ?
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no in know, i have my own base set up i will email you it later when im home

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That would be great Jimmy...
Also good Luck for upcoming indoor championships...
You are doing great anyway
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:45 AM   #21537
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I know Im gunna catch flack for this but I tried the lowered front shock tower with the AE spring perches, 62 mm shock length and "outta the box" pro 53's and could get down below 5.5 mm RH with my set up (which is darn close to the goetz foam setup in the manual.) Am I missing something, or does the lowered tower have to be used with 58 mm tires?? Anyone else run into this? I am using xray springs.
no flack, but i'll reitterate. the ae perches are needed with the low tower for almost any springs. no big deal. but if you choose to use xray springs (or any others over 25mm), you'll need to cut down the ball end by 1mm (~0.040"). any further and the ae perch will be resting on the supension arm and could cause a tweak on the track. in this case, as the suspension arm compresses, the perch falls back down onto the ball cup where it belongs, so setting tweak in the first place will be rough. if you cut too much from the ball cup, you can aways put them back on with a motor shim. just make sure the perch doesn't rest on the arm.

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Old 09-10-2007, 09:22 AM   #21538
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no in know, i have my own base set up i will email you it later when im home

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At all big races there seems to be a split in 1way and spool

i think its down to style and feel

it also depends on traction

did you try that set up i sent randy?

Thanks Jimmy
I never recieved the setup you sent actually, so I just went with my ROAR nats setup to start with.
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