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Old 06-01-2006, 11:54 AM   #14956
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A few pages ago, you guys were talking about taking the spacers out from underneath the diffs and running flat on the chassis. Any feedback from that experiment?
Jeff, I'm going to experiment with this at Fast Track on Saturday. I'm thinking of taking out the riser plates for the arm mounts also to keep the geometry the same and not have to slot the front tower. I know it will be a little different, but worth a try. I only made a few changes to the kit setup at the Reedy race and the car was really good.
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Jon was that with Carpet towers or regular towers? Also was that with the camber mod on the rear if you did use carpet towers?
I you have the last version of the BMI towers from the regular MI2 the camber links should be about right.
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Old 06-01-2006, 12:00 PM   #14959
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Cool, thanks.
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Old 06-01-2006, 02:18 PM   #14960
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Jon is right about corner speed. What a difference it made in the car. I didn't touch the rear camber links and had the front camber links in the lower of the carpet tower. I put .5mm of kickup in the front and WOW it added alot of sweeper speed. Then I wanted to over shoot the turn at the end of the sweeper.
The Mi2 is so much better on asphalt than my FK05. The only problem I have is bending CVD's and breaking the pins inside of them. What is the part number for the Ti ones? Or even steel ones if made.

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Old 06-01-2006, 02:33 PM   #14961
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Most of us did that at the Reedy race. I liked it a lot. It seemed to give the car a lot more corner speed. You'll need to run the high camber link location on the rear shock tower and slot the front tower up 2mm higher than the stock high link location. But it's worth it. It worked really well.
Jon or anyone else for that matter...Any chance we can get a run down of what you guys were running at the Reedy race?

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Old 06-01-2006, 02:38 PM   #14962
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Steve did you glue a 1.6 mm shim to the back of the steering knuckle? it will act as a mechanical stop and prevent alot of damage.
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Steve did you glue a 1.6 mm shim to the back of the steering knuckle? it will act as a mechanical stop and prevent alot of damage.
No I didn't do that.
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Old 06-01-2006, 02:58 PM   #14964
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Jon or anyone else for that matter...Any chance we can get a run down of what you guys were running at the Reedy race?

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Front:

35wt oil
camber link in up position
1.5 deg camber
0 deg toe
4 deg caster
2mm shims on steering knuckles
arms in short position
shocks in kit position
15 lb spring (Xray Teal)
silver sway bar
5mm ride height
Droop, 2mm above rh
Locked diff

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35wt oil
camber link in lower position
1.5 deg camber
2 deg toe (std)
arms in stock position
15 lb springs (Xray Teal)
silver sway bar
shocks in kit position
5mm ride height
Droop, 3mm above rh


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Old 06-01-2006, 03:02 PM   #14965
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Thanks....what about spacers under the diffs and suspension mounts? I saw that Jon said that they took the spacers out from under the diff but what about the suspension mounts.
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Old 06-01-2006, 03:05 PM   #14966
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Thanks....what about spacers under the diffs and suspension mounts? I saw that Jon said that they took the spacers out from under the diff but what about the suspension mounts.
My car had all the spacers. It was still good for 13.9 to low 14 laps.
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Thanks....what about spacers under the diffs and suspension mounts? I saw that Jon said that they took the spacers out from under the diff but what about the suspension mounts.
I ran the stock riser plates with an additional 1mm spacer under the pivot blocks front and rear. I believe that most of the team were running their cars this way.

I took all the spacer from under the diffs.
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Lets see if this works. This is the setup I ended up with.

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I ran the stock riser plates with an additional 1mm spacer under the pivot blocks front and rear. I believe that most of the team were running their cars this way.

I took all the spacer from under the diffs.
So thats the backflip setup?
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Old 06-01-2006, 03:21 PM   #14970
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Thanks for the sheet Jon....were you using 2 hole pistons in the shocks Im not sure if Im reading that sheet right or not.
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