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Old 03-02-2011, 05:47 AM   #2281
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Andy did an awesome job at TITC, definatly a very friendly guy too, on and outside the track too His car was insane, so much steering and grip, when i first saw him drive it on the practice day I knew it was going to be right up there. Hara and Andy ran very different setups, so it shows that there is more than one way to get the car to go fast. I was pretty happy with my car making the Mod B main in my first international event It was just funny how much the track can change hour to hour, first you have traction roll, then understeer. All a learning experience though
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:37 AM   #2282
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Add pink and gold springs to the list of items I can't find. Anyone know where I can purchase all of the above?
Anyone?

When will HB start getting back in stock and supporting the TCX. I love my car but am so frustrated with the availability or lack there of on parts. I am ready to sell it and get something else. I only get to drive once a week or so and to miss a week because of parts really sucks.
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:46 AM   #2283
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What kind of parts are you looking for? I have been able to find almost everything I have needed for the car.

A list of the few places I check and order from........

Horizon Hobbies
Tower Hobbies
Stormer Hobbies
Amain Hobbies
SpeedtechRC

For the normal parts, all these places have what I needed. From bulkheads, to arms, c-hubs, and now DCJ's
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:49 AM   #2284
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Anyone?

When will HB start getting back in stock and supporting the TCX. I love my car but am so frustrated with the availability or lack there of on parts. I am ready to sell it and get something else. I only get to drive once a week or so and to miss a week because of parts really sucks.
Stormers and SpeedTech have most of the parts you're looking for.

Here's are the spring sets you're looking for as well. There's only 2 in stock, if I were you, I would order them asap.

Here's another source.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:08 AM   #2285
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Add pink and gold springs to the list of items I can't find. Anyone know where I can purchase all of the above?
Just ordered the springs. That's awesome thanks. I still need the following. I will check a few of these other sites but Amain and a few others have been out.

1 mm spacers
1.2 mm 3 hole pistons but I understand Tamiya has the same ones that fit and those are at Speedtech
1.5 pivot block
1.0 pivot block
73507 hub set

Thanks for the help
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Just ordered the springs. That's awesome thanks. I still need the following. I will check a few of these other sites but Amain and a few others have been out.

1 mm spacers
1.2 mm 3 hole pistons but I understand Tamiya has the same ones that fit and those are at Speedtech
1.5 pivot block
1.0 pivot block
73507 hub set

Thanks for the help
You can get all the above from SpeedTech and the hubs from here.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:21 AM   #2287
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Thanks San. Just ordered those and headed to speedtech today to see Albert. I am happy now. Thanks for the support. Now if I could only drive better and break less.
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what is the differences between the stock shock towers and the Spec r 2mm down shock towers? How is it so suppose to help in performance?
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what is the differences between the stock shock towers and the Spec r 2mm down shock towers? How is it so suppose to help in performance?
I want to know this too...from what I can think of is to get more ride height adjustment. In my case my local track is very bumpy,I need at least 6.5mm ride height to clear the bumps especially at the long straight. I m almost running out of thread on the shock tower trying to get that height, so maybe by using the 2mm lower shock tower, i will get some thread back.
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what is the differences between the stock shock towers and the Spec r 2mm down shock towers? How is it so suppose to help in performance?
Actually, it will change the piston position in the shock body. When the 2mm lower shock mounting holes were used, the piston position will be 2mm higher that will generate less pack in the shock. It frees up the car a lot.

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Actually, it will change the piston position in the shock body. When the 2mm lower shock mounting holes were used, the piston position will be 2mm higher that will generate less pack in the shock. It frees up the car a lot.

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or you could use a shorter ball end and just have a lower cg
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or you could use a shorter ball end and just have a lower cg
You might run into droop problems if you are using 1.5mm under toe blocks. I think.... depending on your shock length
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did anyone try the spec r towers on their tcx? does it make handling any better?
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Old 03-03-2011, 01:42 PM   #2295
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this may not be the correct spot, but the spec-r gear diff will fit all the versions of the cyclone...just found that out today

of course, you need some shims - but it will fit
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