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Old 06-01-2012, 09:00 AM   #4366
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LOL waiting...................
so I am I LOL!

But have put an Exotek chassis & top deck on my TCX and very impressed
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:15 AM   #4367
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Hey TCX users whats a good ride height and droop setting for a parking lot track?

For droop I was thinking 7mm rear and 6mm front?
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Old 06-01-2012, 08:27 PM   #4368
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Hey TCX users whats a good ride height and droop setting for a parking lot track?

For droop I was thinking 7mm rear and 6mm front?
ive been running 5.5-6mm in the front and 6mm in the back
droop is that over ride height or using blocks?
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Old 06-01-2012, 08:30 PM   #4369
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so I am I LOL!

But have put an Exotek chassis & top deck on my TCX and very impressed
can I ask impressed of what? deciding if I want to go the exotek route
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:21 PM   #4370
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ive been running 5.5-6mm in the front and 6mm in the back
Is that your droop setting or ride height?
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:33 AM   #4371
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can I ask impressed of what? deciding if I want to go the exotek route
I went for the xtra soft chassis & top deck plus the carbon steering brace. I am also running the lower HB shock towers.

The lap times have tumbled although the car actually feels a bit slower, so the car is obviously creating more grip and able to put the power down better
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Is that your droop setting or ride height?
5.5 front 6.0mm ride height. my drrop is over ride height about 2mm front and 1.5mm in the back. When we were not prepping the track I race at, I ran 6.0mm all around for ride height and 4mm front 3.5mm rear droop over ride height.
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I went for the xtra soft chassis & top deck plus the carbon steering brace. I am also running the lower HB shock towers.

The lap times have tumbled although the car actually feels a bit slower, so the car is obviously creating more grip and able to put the power down better
hmm maybe ill try the flex top deck with factory chassis and see how the car reacts.
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The tcxx didnt fair so well at the euros this weekend....i wonder what happened...tires maybe?
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:16 AM   #4375
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The tcxx didnt fair so well at the euros this weekend....i wonder what happened...tires maybe?
I think they did well actually, 3 cars landed in the top 10. No Xray's in the mix.
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:37 AM   #4376
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I think they did well actually, 3 cars landed in the top 10. No Xray's in the mix.
Hara is a top driver they shoulda faired better then that....im sure there was a problem.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:28 PM   #4377
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Hara is a top driver they shoulda faired better then that....im sure there was a problem.
Really? You don't think it has something to do with the Yokomos and Tamiyas being so hard to beat rite now?
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Usually races like this are seen as research and development opportunities. Just because they may not have performed to some's expectations doesn't mean they won't come back with something better the next time around. HB is always testing new things and documenting their findings for later use.

As a person that works in research and development and as a race engineer for a Formula SAE Team, this is a common experience. We sacrifice certain things to get testing done. Information and data are power
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Hara is a top driver they shoulda faired better then that....im sure there was a problem.
Seriously Dude? Hara finishes 6th overall in a crowd that has raced about every ETS race so far this year. I think it is a great showing for HB with how often they have raced with this crowd this year.
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Hara is a top driver they shoulda faired better then that....im sure there was a problem.
All the drivers around him at the sharp end are all top drivers, they are all capable of getting the job done, you make it sound like he was club racing against average joe's.
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