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Old 01-02-2016, 11:13 AM   #6916
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ARC djc's work and I use those in my 2.0 as I hated the shrink tube original Serpent djc's. I can't recall the inner bearing size off hand, but it's different than the Serpent one.
Cool thanks CamLS, I'll give it a shot.
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Old 01-03-2016, 12:49 AM   #6917
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My 2.0 is so consistent week in and out. Can someone recommend a spring between the black and the orange. There's a pretty big gap between the two.
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My 2.0 is so consistent week in and out. Can someone recommend a spring between the black and the orange. There's a pretty big gap between the two.
I use the gray all the way around...& I order some whites to try all round
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:28 PM   #6919
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^^^
grays up front seemed much too soft for my liking- err... driving style. going a tad stiffer in front gives a little push on my typical medium-mixed layouts and lets me concentrate on things other than correcting oversteer (like being on the gas lol). But i'm so new and always open to trying new things. i'm learning that as i get to be a better driver and more understanding of how setup changes affect car handling, that changes i once disliked are starting to seem more to my liking....

but back to the reason i'm posting:
is there an advantage to running the sway bars directly to the arms instead of using the pivot ball set-up that came stock on my 2.0?
i notice a friend's s411 was using short ball joints to a short camber rod to another ball end.
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grays up front seemed much too soft for my liking- err... driving style. going a tad stiffer in front gives a little push on my typical medium-mixed layouts and lets me concentrate on things other than correcting oversteer (like being on the gas lol). But i'm so new and always open to trying new things. i'm learning that as i get to be a better driver and more understanding of how setup changes affect car handling, that changes i once disliked are starting to seem more to my liking....

but back to the reason i'm posting:
is there an advantage to running the sway bars directly to the arms instead of using the pivot ball set-up that came stock on my 2.0?
i notice a friend's s411 was using short ball joints to a short camber rod to another ball end.
The shorter the link the more reactive it is to change, most will run them as you have them mounted or even out farther.
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Old 01-05-2016, 06:47 AM   #6921
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A quick tip i just learned to get the A-arms friction free every time in the suspension brackets. i was pulling my hair out every week on my front left arm in particular when mounting it to the suspension brackets. I thought the friction was due to insufficient side play, but it seems that the friction is from the the front suspension bracket and the split blocks getting squeezed together when tightening the screws down. After an hour of different torquing combinations and changing out the pivot balls inside the brackets, i just slightly pulled one block away from the other and now the friction is gone. this might not be new news to many but i figure i'm not the only person with this issue and looking for solution. I could probably use the search engine too lol...
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Old 01-06-2016, 06:11 PM   #6922
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So what's the difference between the 3.0 and 4.0. About to jump the gun on either or...
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I found my answer here:

http://www.serpent.com/product/400017

So how hard will it be to upgrade to the 4.0?
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Old 01-06-2016, 08:41 PM   #6924
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I found my answer here:

http://www.serpent.com/product/400017

So how hard will it be to upgrade to the 4.0?
Basically easy, new shocks, new motor mount, new carbon chassies, new shock towers and i think your 3.0 should be handling almost the same as the new 4.0.

I am building mine at the moment. I will update on my blog with more pictures later today and hopefully you all can see any difference xD
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Basically easy, new shocks, new motor mount, new carbon chassies, new shock towers and i think your 3.0 should be handling almost the same as the new 4.0.

I am building mine at the moment. I will update on my blog with more pictures later today and hopefully you all can see any difference xD
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Basically easy, new shocks, new motor mount, new carbon chassies, new shock towers and i think your 3.0 should be handling almost the same as the new 4.0.

I am building mine at the moment. I will update on my blog with more pictures later today and hopefully you all can see any difference xD
Have a link to that blog. Could you also list it in the ERYX 4.0 forum

I would think the 4.0 should handle better !
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Just download the 4.0 manual from the Serpent site.
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Giggling that 4.0 topics wind up here in the "original" s411 thread despite the "new" thread being open... lol.

edit: forgot my original question-
what other spring options will fit the RCM SS shocks. i guess i'm looking for compatible length and diameter?

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Giggling that 4.0 topics wind up here in the "original" s411 thread despite the "new" thread being open... lol.

edit: forgot my original question-
what other spring options will fit the RCM SS shocks. i guess i'm looking for compatible length and diameter?
I've run the HPI Silver and Pink springs. Also in setup sheets of Wilck and Fisher you can see they run them.
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Giggling that 4.0 topics wind up here in the "original" s411 thread despite the "new" thread being open... lol.

edit: forgot my original question-
what other spring options will fit the RCM SS shocks. i guess i'm looking for compatible length and diameter?
pretty much all 23mm - 25mm springs on the market. I routinely run Ride, HPI and Yokomo springs. I rarely run Serpent springs anymore (mainly due to their inconsistency between pairs and individually). None of the team drivers run Serpent springs either - I have heard on the grape vine that a new suite of springs from Serpent are being tested currently...
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