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Old 02-15-2011, 07:25 PM   #151
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I have always ran my steering block like I did on my tc5 regardless of the arm mount or castor block I have been running ! I dont think you can gain or loose from it is more of a feel thing. When you ran them like I do you can add shims to it to make the car easier to drive or you can run it low as well !

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Haha thanks it was nice to meet you to ! Hopefully I can make plans to go to the last one in germany !




Yes I have been running silver spring since december on my car. I feel like it gives me more on power steering and makes the car a little more stable as the green spring made the rear end a little too soft and rolled over the rear just a little too much ! I still run 0B roll center in the rear.

Otherwise there is no major changes in the setup I have been running. I plan to do some testing in the next 2 weeks with 2 races in the next 2 week ends so if I come up with anything better I will post on here.
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Thanks for the help this weekend at the Grand Slam race Keven. Hope to see you back at the big rug for some more races before too long.
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hey kev. question for ya.. steering rod ends for bump steer normally how do u run ur links..level? what wouldhappen if the were agnle down a little and vise versa if they were angled up
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:10 AM   #154
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Keven, can we see a setup sheet from ets?
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:57 PM   #155
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Keven, can we see a setup sheet from ets?
Also, what shock length?
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hey kev would the yokomo BD5 Gear Diff fitt the tc6. and if it dose what do i have to do to make it fit
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Thanks for the help this weekend at the Grand Slam race Keven. Hope to see you back at the big rug for some more races before too long.
Not a problem ! had a great time hopefully I can make it back there !

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hey kev. question for ya.. steering rod ends for bump steer normally how do u run ur links..level? what wouldhappen if the were agnle down a little and vise versa if they were angled up
I pretty much always run level, or angled up a little ! I never run them angled down ! the more angle up you do the easier the car is to drive !

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Keven, can we see a setup sheet from ets?
I will try and get something to associated to post in the coming week ! It is actually very close to my latest carpet setup just a few changes being a little bit narrower front end and thinner front oil !

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Also, what shock length?
I have to mesure them again! I beleive it is 63.7mm

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hey kev would the yokomo BD5 Gear Diff fitt the tc6. and if it dose what do i have to do to make it fit
Yes the yokomo diff will fit with some dremel work ! you might have to make the car 1mm total wider in the rear for the bone to clear the outdrive so it doesnt bottom out.

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Old 02-23-2011, 02:09 AM   #158
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Hi sweety!

Where is this 63.7mm?

L or R side?

Ask Keven Hebert, TeamAssociated / Reedy / ApexRC-amor.jpeg

edit: probably R side

So what lenght is almost perfect?
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Hey Keven, just wanted to say 'thanks' for all the help yesterday. Everything you suggested was spot on.

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Hi all, first time post.
Just got back into it after a 10 year sabbatical , if you can call ten years that!
TC 6 , Modified with rubber tires.

Problem. not enough steering in general. Guess it's a good place to be, now looking for steering instead of rear end.
I have turned up the Dual Rate and lowered the steering exponential to get a 'feel' of handling but want to find it mechanically so it is kinder on front tyres. Car feels a bit too safe with this much 'push'. Also sledges a little bit under braking so can never get into a corner late as have braking set reasonably low to focus on corner speed.
Looking for fine tuning options.

Solutions i am thinking :
1/less rear toe (from 3.5 to 3) ?
2/Shorten front and rear camber links to : Front 5 / Rear 4A ?
3/Shorten front wheel base ( from 2 to 1 ) ?

Track is open fast flow with some technical sections : nhrccc . org . nz

Awesome thread BTW. Any comments appreciated.
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Did you try to change the droop setting? Try 6mm front and rear. If it still has understeer try 7mm in the back. This should work!
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less toe is the way to go 3,5 is very much
2-2.5 is ok depending on surface and conditions
1.5 - 2 for lower motor power.

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Old 02-28-2011, 09:58 AM   #163
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What body are you running on your TC? They can make a huge difference in performance.

You should list more of your setup and car choices, like motor wind, etc.. It will only make Kevin's suggestions easier on him to help.

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Hi all, first time post.
Just got back into it after a 10 year sabbatical , if you can call ten years that!
TC 6 , Modified with rubber tires.

Problem. not enough steering in general. Guess it's a good place to be, now looking for steering instead of rear end.
I have turned up the Dual Rate and lowered the steering exponential to get a 'feel' of handling but want to find it mechanically so it is kinder on front tyres. Car feels a bit too safe with this much 'push'. Also sledges a little bit under braking so can never get into a corner late as have braking set reasonably low to focus on corner speed.
Looking for fine tuning options.

Solutions i am thinking :
1/less rear toe (from 3.5 to 3) ?
2/Shorten front and rear camber links to : Front 5 / Rear 4A ?
3/Shorten front wheel base ( from 2 to 1 ) ?

Track is open fast flow with some technical sections : nhrccc . org . nz

Awesome thread BTW. Any comments appreciated.
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Very true Steve, wasn't too sure on how 'overkill ' i should be with setup info

bodyshell : Titan - Mazdaspeed 6
Tekin redline 6.5T/ tekin rs pro - using boost to increase mid range punch and turbo top-end for massive straight. Went 6.5T to be able to put power down smoothly as track is low/mid grip. outdoor asphalt.

silver springs all corners / 50 wt oil /piston 2/ black sway bar front and back
0 B mounts all round. longish wheelbase for sweepers and general track. Widened track by front 1 and 1. rear is 1 and 3.5 + 1 degree toe block. giving overall 3.5 toe in rear. Droop TC measurement 5 front , 4 back. camber 1.75 all round

played with set up for a while and the above ( except toe in ) is pretty much where I have ended up with a stable/consistent/ lots of traction/easy to drive car so think I want to concentrate on small fine tuning changes.
Am consistent enough ( .3 secs ) to be able to feel the difference in fine tuning.

Was thinking about trying out ISF bodyshell as apparently it has more front downforce.....
Really should try to minimize rear toe first i think.

Lord , please give me more entry and exit steering.

Thanks to all replies, much appreciated.
Off to track to test!

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It was good hanging out with you and the associated boys this weekend.

I'm about to make the switch to KO, and was wondering what servos you use in TC and 1/12?
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