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Old 12-30-2003, 11:02 PM   #8236
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Todd, I tried your setup changes. Well, the car wasn't tail happy at all...Very locked in, but I think the car had too much traction. I could not get the car to transition the way I wanted it in left-right-left chiccanes. This was in stock. I am going to leave this setup on the car and try a brushless in it. Any suggestions on how to speed up the transitioning? I was thinking about dropping 10 in oil weights front and rear. I was also debating about going to a stiffer rear spring, but it seems to be a front and not a rear end problem.

JoshR, great running with you in the 2nd heat. If I wouldn't have stepped on my ---- in the infield I think we could have had a good race in the Main. OH, I'm done helping you with anysetup stuff BTW
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Old 12-31-2003, 12:27 AM   #8237
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RCGary-Yea you can try lighter shock oil.

jkerr004-Yea I did and it worked good. It freed up the drivetrain alot.
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Old 12-31-2003, 12:31 AM   #8238
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What makes the yellow belt better then the older blue belt?

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Old 12-31-2003, 12:36 AM   #8239
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What makes the yellow belt better then the older blue belt?

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The yellow belt is more flexible than the older blue belt, freeing up the drivetrain.

Gary - Is that what happened? Oh well, someone stepped on my ---- in the main.. lol. When the body is stuffed up into the shock tower, you know someone raped you pretty good.

Worst thing is, my car was fastest while it was overgeared.
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Old 12-31-2003, 12:38 AM   #8240
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Gary, you could try going to an outer hole on the rear shock tower and/or you could take some droop out of the car.
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Old 12-31-2003, 07:40 AM   #8241
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Thanks Todd. I give it a try.
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Old 12-31-2003, 08:57 AM   #8242
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Brian, I played with droop, but with this setup versus what was on the car droop didn't seem to effect the handling as much. Like I say the car was extremely stable which was what I needed for brushless, I just tried it with a stock is all. With moving the rear shocks out, I think it is a lack of front grip versus an excess of rear so the problem should be addressed there.

54 and 55 pistons: what are the differences between the kit red ones? Larger or smaller holes?
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Old 12-31-2003, 10:45 AM   #8243
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rcgary: larger hole !
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Old 12-31-2003, 10:50 AM   #8244
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the 54's and 55's have larger holes, or the 56's are larger then the 55's and 54's?
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sorry 54 and 55 have larger hole then 56
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Old 12-31-2003, 10:58 AM   #8246
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Bigger number, smaller hole. #60 is the smallest. It's based on drill bit size. Some guys take a #60 piston and drill out their own to be more precise.
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Todd, I tried your setup changes. Well, the car wasn't tail happy at all...Very locked in, but I think the car had too much traction. I could not get the car to transition the way I wanted it in left-right-left chiccanes. This was in stock. I am going to leave this setup on the car and try a brushless in it. Any suggestions on how to speed up the transitioning? I was thinking about dropping 10 in oil weights front and rear. I was also debating about going to a stiffer rear spring, but it seems to be a front and not a rear end problem.
im not familiar with the set-up but, are you using front sway bars?
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Old 12-31-2003, 11:23 AM   #8248
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I'm using Todd's USTC setup from last year, but now I am running his setup changes he suggested earlier in the thread. Yes, I am using the heavy front swaybar.
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Old 12-31-2003, 11:57 AM   #8249
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Old 12-31-2003, 12:01 PM   #8250
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Orange is 90, light green or florecent yellow, is 88, and red I think is 86. Correct me if I'm wrong guys.
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