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Old 06-08-2005, 03:46 PM   #4906
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tony,
the motor cam actually butts the pocket in the carbon fiber chassis on the bottom and the motor can also supports the cam and eliminates any problems.in order for the cam to fall out it would need to break the chassis and motor can.on a different note,i do like the new mount better.the clamping is more positive and there is less of a chance for gear mesh problems in an impact.i went the same route with my tc3 kit but on my tc4 kit i kept the cam due to popular demand.
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Old 06-08-2005, 05:29 PM   #4907
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What is the news on the Factory Team TC4? When is it going to be released?

it is showing up on Great Plane's website (well the dealer part anyways) but no price. saw it yesterday and put some on order.
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I noticed on my TC4 (all graphite parts) that the shock towers seem to flex a lot, what towers are you guys using? Also I run carpet foams, what is everyones opinion on the graphite tub as opposed to a double decker chassis like BMI, or the new factory team one? Newby to the TC4, so any advice with be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 06-08-2005, 06:42 PM   #4909
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i was lookin at the p dub site and i saw more f/t tc4 shots from the reedy race, if people want i would post them
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I noticed on my TC4 (all graphite parts) that the shock towers seem to flex a lot, what towers are you guys using? Also I run carpet foams, what is everyones opinion on the graphite tub as opposed to a double decker chassis like BMI, or the new factory team one? Newby to the TC4, so any advice with be appreciated. Thanks
cant go wrong with the bmi chassis, but lookin at my tc4 i did notice the shock tower flex and i have the plastic ones but i dont know what to do about or if it matters

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Old 06-08-2005, 07:55 PM   #4911
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i was lookin at the p dub site and i saw more f/t tc4 shots from the reedy race, if people want i would post them
Yes, please post!
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yeah,i found that they flex with carbon molded towers too.i have pretty much set back running my tc4 until i make all the parts that i am not happy with.one thing i can tell you,there is going to be some real nice upgrades available for this car real soon.im gonna go to town on this thing.
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great news

well thats something to look forward too!!!!
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ok
here they are, they were on p-dub from the reedy race
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That is great news Jason!

I just finished my conversion last night and will be racing the car this sunday. Please keep us informed on the availibility of the new parts you'll be coming out with!
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yeah,i found that they flex with carbon molded towers too.i have pretty much set back running my tc4 until i make all the parts that i am not happy with.one thing i can tell you,there is going to be some real nice upgrades available for this car real soon.im gonna go to town on this thing.

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Great Jason!
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Default I know 2.7mm CF shock towers like the 3racing flex....

more than the carbon molded ones. With the body posts mounted on the tower they flex even more. I even think a 3mm tower would still flex. Jason I hope you make them 4mm or use that stong CF you made. But, I would like it in titanium. Even the new TF TC4's shock towers still look thin.
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Default Jason, here's what I'm talking about....

as a spacer. It would need to be taller and forward a 1-2mm so that there would be clearance for the upper deck counter sunk screw.

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Old 06-08-2005, 11:59 PM   #4920
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Default Here are some pics of my car.

JRX-S shocks are great if you want smooth easy building ones.
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