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Old 04-12-2006, 01:46 PM   #8296
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what does adding caster do to your car?
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Old 04-12-2006, 08:07 PM   #8297
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anybody????????
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Old 04-12-2006, 08:14 PM   #8298
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EFFECTS OF CASTER ADJUSTMENT
Less caster angle (more vertical)
Decreased straight-line stability.
Increased off-power steering at corner entry.
Increased suspension efficiency.
Decreased on-power steering at mid-corner and corner exit.
More caster angle (more inclined)
Increases straight-line stability.
Decreased off-power steering at corner entry.
Increased on-power steering at mid-corner and corner exit.
Makes the car more stable through bumpy track conditions.

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Old 04-12-2006, 08:44 PM   #8299
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Old 04-14-2006, 12:36 AM   #8300
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hi everyone, can anyone tell me that which part is interchangeble from tc4 FT with the tc team kit which is tub chasis. for example can the alu pivot block of FT be use at the tub chasis. thanks.
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I know that that in addition to the aluminum pivot blocks, the graphite servo mounts, lightened steel out drives, I think that is all of the hop ups you can put on the Team kit from the FT Kit. I'm running the aluminum pivot blocks as well as the steel diffs, looks sweet, and performs a little more consistent.

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I know that that in addition to the aluminum pivot blocks, the graphite servo mounts, lightened steel out drives, I think that is all of the hop ups you can put on the Team kit from the FT Kit. I'm running the aluminum pivot blocks as well as the steel diffs, looks sweet, and performs a little more consistent.

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The graphite servo mounts from the FT will fit the tub chassis IF you either cut off the centering tabs of the servo mounts OR drill the holes in the tub chassis for them to fit in. The shock towers (F/R) with the mounts will fit, and so will the top plate, with a slight bit of modification/spacing.
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Old 04-14-2006, 08:59 AM   #8303
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Dave nice car, cant post the whole picture of the car? thanks
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Are there any advantages or disadvantages in using the BMI TC4 conversion kit?

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The BMI Kit was designed to replace the Tub car, not the FT car. Comparing it to the FT car you will notice a few very large differences. My old TC4 was full BMI, even had the motor mount which does have the bearing support for the center shaft. What I can tell you about the car is that ALL the weight was shifted forward. Yes All. The motor, servo and battery slots are all further forward. The steering rack is so much further forward that you really can't run washers under the ballstuds. What this does is give you a car that is super aggresive. This can be good and bad. If you are a new driver then you will have your hands full. If you are a pretty good wheel, then you will find the car to be very fast. I loved my car because you were always in the the ball park for setup no matter where you went. Oh and if you don't have the motor mount you will blow through spurs if your center shaft bearings are worn, so watch for that.
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Old 04-14-2006, 09:19 AM   #8305
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Here was my setup for med bite carpet.

Front
70 wt losi oil
2 piston
purple springs
inside on arm
2nd hole out on tower (laid down)
camber - 2nd hole out silver ball stud no washers
4 deg castor
5mm ride height
droop - 2mm over ride height
steering rack - silver ball studs no washers
2 shims in front of arms
no shims under blocks
thickest sway bar
Double Pink/Orange

Rear
60 wt losi oil
2 piston
copper spring
outside on arm
2nd hole out on tower (laid down)
camber - 2nd hole out silver ball stud no washers
Losi XXXS Zero deg hubs inside on hub no washers
no washers under blocks
5 mm ride height
droop - 2 mm over ride height
double pink

no sway bar (this made a huge difference)
BMI Chassis/top deck/ motor mount
Team Express C2 (19T) geared 35-104
Team Express IB3800's
Parma Alfa
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Found it on page 247 hehe
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Ya beat me to it Ralph... BTW... the top plate on the car will fit with the (4) stock chassis braces... its tight... but it will fit. The only thing... swapping motors IS a bear.
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What kind of ball cups is Davew using on his TC4? Sorry in advance if this has already been asked.
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Schumacher ball cups
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thanks ralph. the aluminium pivot ball of FT can be used in tc tub chasis rite?

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