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Old 03-13-2014, 05:00 PM   #6376
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.. Picking up the Serpent clear orings tomorrow
Got these now (part no 160110) however are black in colour .. not clear.
Just wondering whether these are different to clear ..
Anyone tried the black ones?
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Nope, mine were clear. I bought them maybe 6 to 8 months ago. The o rings that came in the kit were black and seemed tighter and probably stiffer. Maybe they changed the color but will have similar performance to the clears that I have.

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Nope, mine were clear. I bought them maybe 6 to 8 months ago. The o rings that came in the kit were black and seemed tighter and probably stiffer. Maybe they changed the color but will have similar performance to the clears that I have.

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Cool .. thanks.
I too am hoping they are same .. simply a colour change
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Got these now (part no 160110) however are black in colour .. not clear.
Just wondering whether these are different to clear ..
Anyone tried the black ones?
just got some today and they are clear
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:48 PM   #6380
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just got some today and they are clear
Thanks ... strange ..hope same part no, hoping they work same
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Hey Guys, need some advise on how to cut some weight on the s411te, last week weighed in at 1480g, 100 grams over minimum. All wires are shortened already and I only have 10g weight on right side to balance. Any tips besides titanium screws and turnbuckles that could bring me down a bit would greatly be appreciated.
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Hey Guys, need some advise on how to cut some weight on the s411te, last week weighed in at 1480g, 100 grams over minimum. All wires are shortened already and I only have 10g weight on right side to balance. Any tips besides titanium screws and turnbuckles that could bring me down a bit would greatly be appreciated.
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Hi there. What electrics are you running as this will have a huge bearing on overall weight. For example are you running a heavy high capacity lipo? Do you need such high capacity? Could you fit a lighter lipo for example?

My S411 ERYX is 1320g without any weight added to the chassis and with a lightweight protoform LTC-R fitted. I run Speed passion Reventon Pro 1.1 esc, ORCA motor, orion carbon 5000 lipo, Sanwa SRG-BLS v2 servo.

To lighten the car I have used an Xceed titanium screw set (the Serpent alu screws could be used as well), alu rear dive shafts and ceramic bearings all round and alu track rods (but I have bent a few of them and will change out to titanium at some point) but to be honest the S411 doesn't really have a weight issue to begin with. First start with your lipo weight and go from there...
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Got these now (part no 160110) however are black in colour .. not clear.
Just wondering whether these are different to clear ..
Anyone tried the black ones?
Hi all .. update on the o-rings.
installed 160110 o-rings + delin shock guides.
No leaking yet .. only had about 10 min run time so far.
Leaks were clearly evident after just 5 min on kit o-rings.
Smoother with delrin guides too.
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Hi there. What electrics are you running as this will have a huge bearing on overall weight. For example are you running a heavy high capacity lipo? Do you need such high capacity? Could you fit a lighter lipo for example?

My S411 ERYX is 1320g without any weight added to the chassis and with a lightweight protoform LTC-R fitted. I run Speed passion Reventon Pro 1.1 esc, ORCA motor, orion carbon 5000 lipo, Sanwa SRG-BLS v2 servo.

To lighten the car I have used an Xceed titanium screw set (the Serpent alu screws could be used as well), alu rear dive shafts and ceramic bearings all round and alu track rods (but I have bent a few of them and will change out to titanium at some point) but to be honest the S411 doesn't really have a weight issue to begin with. First start with your lipo weight and go from there...
I currently am using the revtech 7100 mah 100c lipo, lrp sxx esc and thunder power z3r 17.5 motor, servo is the ko rsx one ten, I also use the light weight ltcr body, I am going to start with the titanium screws and track rods and see where that gets me. I do use a wtf 40 mm fan on my motor so possibly go with a smaller/lighter fan.
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I currently am using the revtech 7100 mah 100c lipo, lrp sxx esc and thunder power z3r 17.5 motor, servo is the ko rsx one ten, I also use the light weight ltcr body, I am going to start with the titanium screws and track rods and see where that gets me. I do use a wtf 40 mm fan on my motor so possibly go with a smaller/lighter fan.
You'll save a small amount of weight with your changes. If you were to switch to say the Orca 6000 lipo that I am using you would save more weight. Also the Orca TX 17.5 motor is much light than your motor. I also use a Futaba BLS servo that is the low profile version which is also lighter but is a great performing servo.
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I currently am using the revtech 7100 mah 100c lipo, lrp sxx esc and thunder power z3r 17.5 motor, servo is the ko rsx one ten, I also use the light weight ltcr body, I am going to start with the titanium screws and track rods and see where that gets me. I do use a wtf 40 mm fan on my motor so possibly go with a smaller/lighter fan.
That's way more lipo than you need for 17.5!! You can go down to a 5000 easy and save a load of weight there. That'll make the biggest difference. The fan won't make much of a difference either.
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I currently am using the revtech 7100 mah 100c lipo, lrp sxx esc and thunder power z3r 17.5 motor, servo is the ko rsx one ten, I also use the light weight ltcr body, I am going to start with the titanium screws and track rods and see where that gets me. I do use a wtf 40 mm fan on my motor so possibly go with a smaller/lighter fan.
I need to put weight on my car to get to minimum weight 1350. I would start to get the V3 diff if you not already have it. I run the RSXone, TP 4.5, IP5800 (290 grams), HW3.1 and Sanwa 471 and Mazda6 lightweight. Titanium turnbuckels and some titanium screws in topdeck. Very even balanced side to side. Outdoor I do not need to put weight in, running IP6800 and 40 mm fan and are almost dead on 1350.

We are running preglued Sorex28 and 36 with blue inserts I am not sure what wheels. But I think they are pretty light, that helps a lot and I have one color thin on the body.
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hi guys I am thinking of going in to the 13.5 class or the 17.5 class if I do what type pinion should I need for it
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Old 03-18-2014, 02:42 AM   #6389
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hi guys I am thinking of going in to the 13.5 class or the 17.5 class if I do what type pinion should I need for it
FDR bout 3.8
I use 69 spur and 34 pinion.
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so that would work on both am I right
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