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Old 07-08-2009, 12:54 PM   #27406
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Yes that helps .

My shocks are built to 61.5mm . IS that the right size or should i extend them by turning the ball cup out ?.
That's the right length for the shocks
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That's the right length for the shocks
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Old 07-08-2009, 01:35 PM   #27408
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Yes that helps .

My shocks are built to 61.5mm . IS that the right size or should i extend them by turning the ball cup out ?.
I know that everyone has theirs that lenght. I like mine a 1mm longer. I also run my arm roll centers higher and longer shocks seem to work better to get the droop I like.
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Old 07-08-2009, 02:59 PM   #27409
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I know that everyone has theirs that lenght. I like mine a 1mm longer. I also run my arm roll centers higher and longer shocks seem to work better to get the droop I like.
steve i lenghtend my shocks by 1 mm like you mentioned you do . It made it a lot eaiser to get the droop right. I have another ? . With the setup im trying ( mike haynes) 09 roar nats setup . It calls for 3mm shims for the FR screw block & 2mm shims for the RR screw block on the FR of the car. should i use this to adjust toeout or should i run them the same & use the tierods to adjust the toeout ?.
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steve i lenghtend my shocks by 1 mm like you mentioned you do . It made it a lot eaiser to get the droop right. I have another ? . With the setup im trying ( mike haynes) 09 roar nats setup . It calls for 3mm shims for the FR screw block & 2mm shims for the RR screw block on the FR of the car. should i use this to adjust toeout or should i run them the same & use the tierods to adjust the toeout ?.
Use the tie rods to adjust your front toe out. He is making the arms sweep back for more steering.
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Use the tie rods to adjust your front toe out. He is making the arms sweep back for more steering.

Would you recomend the swept back arms or run the shims the same on both FR & RR ?
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Would you recomend the swept back arms or run the shims the same on both FR & RR ?
Sweeping arms back is the last thing I do, when needing steering. 90% of the time run the same shims front and back.
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Old 07-17-2009, 03:39 AM   #27413
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Hi guys, I just got an Mi3 and ive got a few ?'s

1. If i put the M2.5 x 4 screws in the inner suspension hinge pins then the arm binds up.

2. when i tighten the hinge pin holders (the purple block things that hang of the bulkheads) , sometimes it also jams the free movemnt of the a-arm (with out shocks on) I assume that in a bit of a crash that these might move even if set correct and done up tight, and thus jam up the movement of the inner hinge pins after a crash, is there a fix to this or just have to check evry one after every crash if you want a perfect handling car every time i hit the track.
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Old 07-17-2009, 04:24 AM   #27414
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I don't run the screws on my hinge pins

And make sure the toe blocks are to tight together that will take care of the bind, but 99% of it is coming from those screws
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Thanks Adam.

I have just also noticed what i think may be making mine so bad, Some one has put a 2.5mm spacer behind the arms and a 2mm in front & the manual ive got says both should be 2mm (i think as it doesnt actually tell you about the front one). i am talking about the clip on spacers.
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here it is

you need to go to autozone or advanced auto parts and buy this plastic vacumm fitting Part # 47341 its about $2.00. then you cut te end about 3 to 4mm thick, then slide in spur gear of choice, the mi3 bearing will fit inside the fitting, then you have to drill 2 wholes in the new spur gear to match the MI3 pulley and you are done. it took me less than 5 minutes to do it.
Will this work on the MI4 also?
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Will this work on the MI4 also?
I dont see why not they both use the same spurs. ( i dont have he mi4 yet)
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Will this work on the MI4 also?
they should
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is there any wheel nuts that schumacher make that fit the mi3 that are alum and purple and serratted?
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