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Old 01-03-2014, 04:36 PM   #1156
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Also, I'm looking for some pointers on setup. I've run oval only, this is gonna be my first crack at on-road. Our class runs 13.5 motors, but first I'll practice with a 17.5 motor and move up to the 13.5 when I get the hang of it.

The track I'll be running at will be going to a CRC carpet very soon, and this is a permanent facility that sees a good crowd on raceday as well as some practice 2 nights a week. So I expect the bite to come up quickly.

What would you all recommend for tires, springs, and oils (as well as lube in the dampers)

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Old 01-03-2014, 04:48 PM   #1157
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Also, the track's surface is pretty smooth, very little bumps.
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Old 01-14-2014, 10:50 AM   #1158
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I am trying to fit top black side springs, but they don't fit!
They are loose and in the first minor hit I loose a spring. Kit's original springs fit tight on top so they never get lost, even if they do not tough the side links during practice!
Any clue?

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I glue my springs onto the holder. So they stay straight and dont come off. I always run black springs.
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:21 PM   #1160
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Google top rebel 12 wiki, it is all the info you ever need, and the setup for a great baseline is there, everyone pretty much runs the same setup with small tweaks to suit driving style
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:33 PM   #1161
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Google top rebel 12 wiki, it is all the info you ever need, and the setup for a great baseline is there, everyone pretty much runs the same setup with small tweaks to suit driving style
I have read it toooo many times! It is perfect!

I just try to answer things that I have not found elsewhere...

Thank for your replies!

I will try to glue them! (With CA)
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:57 PM   #1162
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I have read it toooo many times! It is perfect!

I just try to answer things that I have not found elsewhere...

Thank for your replies!

I will try to glue them! (With CA)
You can add that data to the wiki...
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:02 PM   #1163
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Thanks guys. About the black rear side springs, I'm guessing they're harder than the stock copper ones?
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:06 PM   #1164
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Blacks are the softest springs.
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:24 PM   #1165
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Ok thanks
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Old 01-17-2014, 12:46 AM   #1166
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We just released another product for the Rebel 12 - O-ring lipo battery holder. No more taping batteries in over and over. The holder sits on its own plain and does not tweak the chassis or the side spring plate, tested and works awesome!

Check out our website for more details - http://www.diggitydesigns.com/TopRac...eryHolder.html

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Hey guys another question, see some guys are replacing the stock turnbuckes in the front upper a-arms with stronger titanium ones. Where do you get them from? And which company makes them?
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:41 AM   #1168
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Did the same thing on my Rebel oval chassis. Lunsford turnbuckles are a good choice. www.lunsfordracing.com.
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Hi folks. I'm still having a little trouble with breaking side links. How long are they typically boiled for!
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I boiled mine for 3 full minutes, since I build the car!
I think it works, since I only break a side link once (and nothing else)
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