05-26-2004, 03:35 AM
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Sheffield, UK
I just got a Switchblade SE 2002, what do you guys recommend me to start with setup wise on carpet ?
I thought I'd do that :
run the servo on the chassis (I don't have the servo mounts yet, so it's taped on the chassis for the moment, but it gives a lot of bump steer, so I assume the car will be easy to drive),
No active castor, camber 2° and castor set as per instructions,
Silicone diff grease in the lateral dampers, and in the shock I leave what's actually in (got no idea what it is, but it feels alright), stock springs all round,
Proto P35, 17T motor.
grey/purple tires as recommended for carpet.
The track is quite small and technical, what rollout would you recommend ? I want the car to be easy at first, and I'll make it more agressive as I'll get used to it.
Also, how do you setup the diff ? Should it be almost slipping like on a TC, or very stiff ?
I'm almost a newbie in 12th scale, I had a pro10 in the days, but I was a kid and wasn't aware of what I was doing, so any advice will be apreciated.
PS : Ray, did you see my mail ?