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Old 05-22-2004, 07:58 AM   #10741
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James, thanks for the help yesterday ...will be putting the schuey and related parts up for sale later on this weekend, well at least I won't be thinking "what if" later on
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Old 05-22-2004, 06:12 PM   #10742
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James, thanks for the help yesterday ...will be putting the schuey and related parts up for sale later on this weekend, well at least I won't be thinking "what if" later on
you will be when I race in your class for the speedworld cup.
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Old 05-22-2004, 07:06 PM   #10743
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you will be when I race in your class for the speedworld cup.
LOL ...well unless you're racing stock or 12th I guess I won't be saying "what if" ....James, what oil were you using? I didn't write it down and I forgot (memory's the 1st thing to go).
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Old 05-22-2004, 07:54 PM   #10744
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LOL ...well unless you're racing stock or 12th I guess I won't be saying "what if" ....James, what oil were you using? I didn't write it down and I forgot (memory's the 1st thing to go).
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Old 05-22-2004, 08:21 PM   #10745
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Hey James,
Thats your setup on Ruben's car right? Man that thing was so railed today. I drove it in practice. The car is so easy to drive.

How much of a difference did going to the black belt really make?Would you say it make the car perform completely different?Last time I drove a losi,it never felt that good.
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Thats your setup on Ruben's car right? Man that thing was so railed today. I drove it in practice. The car is so easy to drive.

How much of a difference did going to the black belt really make?Would you say it make the car perform completely different?Last time I drove a losi,it never felt that good.
That's a setup I put on his car, mine is a little different now since racing on the current speedworld layout. I would say you can easily tell the difference from running the yellow and black belts back to back. It's nice because you can run the belt loose to keep the drivetrain free and still have good snap off the corner. It definitely makes the car accelerate different than it used to.
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Old 05-22-2004, 11:30 PM   #10747
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i took your guys advice and put the black belt kit in, man what a pain. what r the other must have mods. i'm wondering about gearing. i am racing indoor on carpet i would say it's a fairly open track, but no major long straits. how important do you think front or rear sway bars are?
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Old 05-23-2004, 01:01 AM   #10748
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Swaybars are really nice when the traction gets really high at rain city. During the regular carpet season the traction gets to an unreal level. I just ran today and I ran a very thin swaybar all around to keep the body roll down a bit.

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Old 05-23-2004, 03:18 PM   #10749
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has anyone noticed that the graphite front hub carriers are very weak around the bottom screw area? i've broken three this way in my short time of owning an xxx-s and it's beginning to annoy me. i attached a picture to show what i'm talking about:

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Old 05-23-2004, 03:41 PM   #10750
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thats why i sold my LOSI , you going to willis next saturday?
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i never had that problem when i had my losi
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also, i could use some help with my setup. i want slightly more rear grip but haven't found a way to achieve it yet. whatever i have adjusted was overkill(too much rear grip). here's the setup, fairly tight carpet, normal grip.
front:toe out=1
4mm ride height
-1 camber
low roll center
2 degree carrier
droop=2mm
pivot support=4
arms spaced very slightly back(.010")
ackermann=back
chrome camber ball stud
no washers under spindle, bellcranks, or camber ball studs
upper shock mounting location=2
camber link position=2
Shocks:60 wt oil, #56 piston, Purple Spring, .50 internal limiters
-jaco dbl pinks,24mm, 56mm diameter, 1/3 coverage of TQ traction compound
rear:toe in=2
ride height=4mm
camber=2
droop=4
pivot support=0
no washers under camber ball stud
chrome ball stud
arms spaced forward slightly(.010")
camber hole in hub=A
lower shock mounting location=outside
arm/hub mounting position=standard
low roll center
camber hole=1
upper shock mounting=3
shocks:80 wt oil, 55 piston, green spring
-jaco 24mm dbl pinks, 56mm diameter full coverage of TQ traction compound
body:HPI lotus elise(never buy it!!!!!!)
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you have Dbl pinks all around? try dbl pink and dbl purple. works great for me at willis.
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thats why i sold my LOSI , you going to willis next saturday?
it's closed next saturday, opening back up first saturday of june, i think. pssh.
i went to the irs race today and did terrible. those damn hub carriers took me out of the qualifers twice, even though it's not like i was doing even close to well.
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you have Dbl pinks all around? try dbl pink and dbl purple. works great for me at willis.
dbl pink in front? btw where were you today? last big race of the season.
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