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Old 02-02-2002, 07:15 AM   #1786
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I know the c-hubs fit because I use them on my XXX-S. You need to enlarge the hole some for the CVD to fit through. I never thought about the steering knuckles - no comment. Looks like the rear hubs would fit, but the geometry would be off. They have the axle several mm below the losi ones.
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I would assume that the front knuckles would fit (since they rest in the C-hubs, and if you're using the AE hubs...) but I am guess that they would throw the geometry off.

I have never seen one of the knuckles (or whatever their proper name is) get broken, since the force of impacts normally ends up on the arms or C-hubs. I wouldn't worry too much about having spares of them.
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Old 02-02-2002, 01:15 PM   #1788
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I have never seen one of the knuckles (or whatever their proper name is) get broken, since the force of impacts normally ends up on the arms or C-hubs. I wouldn't worry too much about having spares of them.
I have... I broke mine at the bottom where the screw goes in. It cracked right there. It was one heck-uva hit though.
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Old 02-02-2002, 03:15 PM   #1789
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the AE Spindles actually have a longer arm than the Losi spindles. you would have to adjust the links from the steering bellcranks. they may provide more throw than what you want.
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TSR6: Losi needs to hire you as the "worst case scenario" when they test their cars.
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TSR6: Losi needs to hire you as the "worst case scenario" when they test their cars.
When can i start?
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Old 02-02-2002, 05:54 PM   #1792
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As soon as you stop quoting the message you are responding to when it's right fricking above you! Sheesh!

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I finally got my .28" shocks today. Car is already handling great. Going to try 60/50 oil with a stiffer set up and see what happens. Still no swaybars.
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The car was on rails today. It's going to be an great nats for me if I can keep up the good driving. The car met up with a freak crash today though in the last round of qualifying. The damage looks like it's going to cost me a oneway out drive, front bumper, front bumper foam, chassis, front diff cover, and the screws for the front of the car. I ran a friends XXX-S for my main and his car was dialed too. Traffic wasn't too kind to anyone in the main so I pulled the car off before something happened to it.

futureal- Call Billy at Speedworld. He had the sway bars on the wall yesterday along with the new green springs.
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Old 02-02-2002, 07:36 PM   #1794
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where do the new green springs fit? Are they in between the blue and purple?
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Old 02-02-2002, 07:49 PM   #1795
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kansas..yes between blue and purple

fut...docks had a swaybar set in there yesterday.....unless wernik bought them.....he buys all that stuff and does not race...really screws the racers up...
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By the way:

I was just looking at the coverage of the Novak race and I saw Kindwald's car. That looks so crappy...does anyone know if it actually worked?

I know he is a good driver, but what is he trying to achieve by "milling" (and I use that term loosely) out the drive tunnel...

It looks like A$$... just my 2 cents...
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Kinwald's car was, as far as I can tell, the best car there.

I know he's a good driver, but he was able to take the corners better than anybody. Part of that has got to be the car. I'm not saying the milling job helped in that sense, just that there certainly wasn't anything *wrong* with the car either...
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Anyone tried to cut away material on the standard chassis???
My XXX-S is 88g to heavy........ (1500g is minimum limit where I race)
So I thought of doing a "Kindwall" on my XXX-S. Anyone tried it??? Do you think the chassis will flex a lot if I try????

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What bodies do you run????? Currently I run a Protoform Stratus.
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TeeJay: Well theres not much doubt that it will flex more than Kinwald's did. He preformed that mod on the Graphite chassis, so your regular Stiffezell chassis will definitely flex more. Now whether it flexes too much is a matter of how it feels on the track after you try it.

If you run somewhere that has debree on the track, don't even think about "doing a Kinwald".
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TeeJay- I wouldn't be so quick to mill out the chassis. Even though you need to shave off some weight you are giving up your sealed drive train. It might be easier to do instead of buying a graphite chassis but holes in the drive train makes the car too open to pebbles and other stuff on the track.
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