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Old 04-02-2003, 01:59 PM   #5791
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Try purple rear springs, you may want to go for slightly heavier shock oil too. Several peeps in the UK have found that the Losi goes well with blue/green front and purple rear.

I found that less caster (just blocks) gave more initial turn in, more caster gave more steering exiting corners.
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Old 04-02-2003, 02:34 PM   #5792
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Roy -

If I remember correctly, a couple of you guys were running rubber tires while at Rupp... and I would venture to guess that the traction would be similar to what we now have at SRS... As for the one-way, I will more than likely get one... but after the Reedy race, since they are banned from the competition!

Regarding the camber link... did you guys ever get a chance to try the off set hubs and arms there??

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Old 04-02-2003, 03:46 PM   #5793
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Tuff....Kick up also effects weight transfer front and back more then what it does with bumps....most tracks are not very bumpy for the kick up to effect it......this is not an offroad car. Kick up will make the car dive into the corner and when you let off the gas it will transfer more weight to the front tires and unload the rear tires and when you get on the gass it will transfer more weight to the back of the car and make the front tires light. So what Axiom5b said is correct. Kick up and down will also effect your camber gain and loss during your suspension compression as well.....so many adjustments on the car effect more then just one aspect of your cars handling.
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Old 04-02-2003, 04:47 PM   #5794
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Thanks Kevin

Tuff, you could also try messing around with the droop settings to get the front/rear weight transfer you want. Try more droop in the back as the rear end can lift up more when the car squats as you let off for a corner. The more droop you have on one side of the car, the more traction the opposite side will have.

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Old 04-02-2003, 09:53 PM   #5795
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hey clint can i get a set up for speedworld .. for stock... thanks
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team atlas- I got you covered.

tufferwilde- I would try going to the #2 or #3 rear camber link and see if that gets you where you want to be. If should free the rear end up slightly and get you in and out of the corners faster. For your front camber I would start with #2 and possibly go to position #3 on the front shock tower. Try these things one at a time so that you know what effect each change has on the car. What droop are you running? Hope this helps some.
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Old 04-02-2003, 10:45 PM   #5797
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thanks clint i hope it dont rain sat i want to test this car out... james e mailed you also for a set up for me..thanks
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I've only ran foams on asphalt with the new offset rear end, never had the chance when we were running rubber tires. Check out Hodapp's and BK's socal setups, they run rubber tires there but they also run a oneway as well.
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:42 AM   #5799
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STLNLST - some of the same thoughts that I was having... just didn't get the chance last week

Kevin K - Good points.

Axiom - Droop is one of the things that I haven't had to play much with since I picked up the car in 2001, but hey - after last week's performance, I think that I am going to be willing to try a couple of different things.


Funny thing is that we were all looking for rear traction left and right before the track was resurfaced.... now the focus has to change completely!! Gotta Love it!!!


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j/w but what parts should be bought first on the xxx-s, i mean is their any weak parts on the car, or just some can't live without hopups?

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Hi,

I have broken, front arms, rear arms, and C-hubs. I think these are the parts you need to get, especially C-hubs.

Other than those parts, the rest are quite strong.
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I would say that front arms and rear arms are the main parts to have along with front and rear hubs/castor blocks. After that I would say a spare front shock shaft and spur gears and maybe extra front and rear pivot supports. Everything else doesnt really break that often.
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teamatlas- here's a good speedworld set up
FRONT
toe- zero to 1 degree toe out
5mm ride heigh
3mm droop
2 degree caster blocks
0 kick up
high roll center
50wt oil
56 piston
blue spring
#3 on shock tower
#2 camber link
oneway
arms in middle
ackerman back or standard
-1 camber

REAR
2 degree toe in
5mm ride height
5mm droop
high roll center
0 anti squat
50wt oil
56 piston
silver spring(if too much traction go to blue)
#3 on tower
#2 camber link
B hole on hub
outside hole on arm
standard hubs NO OFF SET
arms in the middle

tire's are up to you depending what the track temp is. If the set up is missing any info that you need you know how to get ahold of me.
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Whomakes the best affordable tweak station that will work good on the XXXS?
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