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Old 03-07-2012, 06:35 AM   #6091
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I would check Arm Hinge Pins and diff/spool blades. Sometimes the new 6.1 castor blocks crack and you wouldnt know it until you checked. Everything else on the car is solid as a rock.
i should have it in my hand on friday! I will check all of the areas you suggested! Thanks

another question: Whats the must have upgrade/aftermarket parts for a TC6?
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i should have it in my hand on friday! I will check all of the areas you suggested! Thanks

another question: Whats the must have upgrade/aftermarket parts for a TC6?
Rear gear diff is the must have imo.
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Rear gear diff is the must have imo.
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Out the box the car is great. Its a Beast with front spool and rear gear diff.
The only other thing I see others are trying is other manufactuer's Shock springs and pistons. Im using Losi #57 pistons on my car tonight. I also have a spring set and pistons coming from Reflex racing this week.

Have fun with the car and practice as much as you can. That is still the most important "must have part"
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:43 AM   #6094
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Out the box the car is great. Its a Beast with front spool and rear gear diff.
The only other thing I see others are trying is other manufactuer's Shock springs and pistons. Im using Losi #57 pistons on my car tonight. I also have a spring set and pistons coming from Reflex racing this week.

Have fun with the car and practice as much as you can. That is still the most important "must have part"
yeah I'm buying some pvc to set up my own parking lot track... I'm here in hot south florida and on road racing is so hard to find....sucks bad but I'm looking at a thread on here i think its reflex racing...not sure they have a spool gear... do you know if its any good? also are their springs good?
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yeah I'm buying some pvc to set up my own parking lot track... I'm here in hot south florida and on road racing is so hard to find....sucks bad but I'm looking at a thread on here i think its reflex racing...not sure they have a spool gear... do you know if its any good? also are their springs good?
The springs are amazing. I'm using them on both my TC6 and S411, and I've had some local XRAY guys purchase and use them, also. Same thing with the fan mount...... I've got guys running them on all 3 brands mentioned, too!
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:56 AM   #6096
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The springs are amazing. I'm using them on both my TC6 and S411, and I've had some local XRAY guys purchase and use them, also. Same thing with the fan mount...... I've got guys running them on all 3 brands mentioned, too!
so the springs are great, the fan setup is worth the buy....any news on the spool?
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Anyone know what hole to use with the roll center RSD suspension block locks? There are three holes

Middle one?

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so the springs are great, the fan setup is worth the buy....any news on the spool?
Associated already makes both a slipper and solid spool....... Reflex does have DCJ shafts coming out. They sell Spec-R gear diffs, which are ok but I like Associated's gear diff much better.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:12 AM   #6099
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Associated already makes both a slipper and solid spool....... Reflex does have DCJ shafts coming out. They sell Spec-R gear diffs, which are ok but I like Associated's gear diff much better.
ok so ill look at the TA site for the spool!

May i ask you if you have any setup sheets? or better yet what kind of fluid set ups are you running?

diffs
shocks

Thanks for all the input!

(I'm sure its been mentioned just too many pages lol)
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I just ordered the AE front spool and the gear diff for the rear. I'll be giving this setup a try. Right now I love the way my TC6 drives, but always looking for some improvements.

the Reflex Racing Springs, Shock Bladders, pistons disks, and Fan Mount are all working fantastic on my car.
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going to try yokomo springs this weekend.

what is different between ae springs and the reflex ones? (apart from more spring rates with reflex)

has anyone tried tamiya springs?
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going to try yokomo springs this weekend.

what is different between ae springs and the reflex ones? (apart from more spring rates with reflex)

has anyone tried tamiya springs?
The RSD springs feel softer, more progressive than the AE springs.

I havent ran tamiya springs on this car, but tamiya springs are very progressive.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:42 AM   #6103
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Do you guys know the rates for the yokomo springs thanks
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:47 AM   #6104
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I bought a used TC6 and was going through it to make sure how it was built. Its seems that for the most part the kit instructions were followed. Since I've not ever raced a TC6 I thought I would put on the stock kit setup in the back of the manual. The setup on the car was already pretty close. I did have a couple questions though.

1. On the Suspension Geometry section it calls for "Silver + 0" on the front outer ball & shims. What is "Silver"? Does it come in the kit?

2. On the Alignment section it calls for the Steering Link to be "2B". Is "B" the outer bumpsteer location? Whats is the "2", the pivot point?

Car will be run on Carpet with Rubber Tires and 17.5 blinky class.

Thanks for any help.
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:19 AM   #6105
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spring rates:


Yokomo

Spring Rating [lb/in]

Orange 18.87
Green 16.06
Pink 14.93
Yellow 14.71
White 12.94
Blue 12.12

Rayspeed

Spring Rating [lb/in]

Gray 19.90
Red 18.26
White 17.17
Yellow 14.87
Blue 14.29
Green 13.20

Associated

Spring Rating [lb/in]

White 40.00
Yellow 31.91
Purple 30.30
Copper 23.26
Red 23.08
Gold 18.35
Blue 16.53
Silver 13.89
Green 11.43

Tamiya

Spring Rating [lb/in]

Purple 22.72
Gray 20.91
White Short 17.24
Blue Short 15.27
White 14.82
Blue 14.08
Yellow 13.33
Red Short 13.24
Yellow Short 12.90
Red 11.86

3Racing

Spring Rating [lb/in]

4.25T 35.8
4.50T 31.7
4.75T 29.2
5.00T 26.2
5.25T 24.9
5.50T 22.9
5.75T 21.2
6.00T 20.0
6.50T 17.9

Hpi

Spring Rating (lb/in)

Silver 08.60
Gold 11.20
Orange 12.00
Yellow 12.70
Red 13.30
Green 13.80
Blue 14.00
Pink 14.70

Xray

Spring Rating (lb/in)
2.2 12.56
2.4 13.70
2.6 14.85
2.8 15.99
3.0 17.13
3.2 18.27
3.4 19.41
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