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Old 09-05-2004, 01:27 AM   #76
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Re: Support bearing. I'll get a better pic of this for ya...didn't realize we didn't have one up. It's a cool idea...it helps to allow you to move the battery WAY in closer to the centerline, without a spur gear 'bulkhead' to get in the way.

Weight difference. Haven't weighed it, actually, to compare. I think it MIGHT come in a little under the TC3 due to the much narrower chassis. I'll get some specs on this for ya soon....

speedxl: Ya, sorry. WHOEVER told you that (I know who that WHOEVER is) really shouldn't have. But, oh well. We weren't ready to release those rumors yet.

FYI: Ran the car at SoCal tonite. Man, what a wonderful car to drive. SO much more fun than the TC3. Hate to say that since I LOVED my TC3, but this thing is just great. All the new features on it made tuning a breeze.
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:07 PM   #77
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TPhalen,
Do you have a close-up pix of the car with the air duct system installed? I can't seem to find any clear ones.
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:38 PM   #78
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Hey TPhalen, RC10.com is saying the kit will come with "heavy-duty" MIP CVD's, are those the same as the new blue aluminum MIP CVD's we are seeing in all these pics?

http://www.rc10.com/shusting/Catalog...omparisons.htm
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:53 PM   #79
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TPhalen, man you & the TC-4 looked awesome last night at SoCal, the way you took that sweeper man that thing was dialed, we all just went WOW! i have never seen anybody with any car go that fast through there. can't wait to get our's!
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Old 09-05-2004, 01:05 PM   #80
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What about the COACH at So Cal last night!!???

No practice and a strong showing with his new car! Way to go, COACH!
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Old 09-05-2004, 01:10 PM   #81
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Thanks Filipow....

He's right, Kurt Wenger had a GREAT showing with the car. Shows up and places 3 on the grid, then finishes 3rd in the main. It's gonna be a fantastic car.

I don't have any pix at the moment of the duct installed, but I'll have some early next week.

The Heavy Duty CVD's are BEEFY units...much beefier than the current production ones. You shouldn't have any more problems with these.....
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Old 09-05-2004, 01:23 PM   #82
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Im glad AE came out with this new car. Maybe now you guys can keep up with the Yokomo!
Ouch!

What's up, brutha? How's life in Enid treating you?

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Old 09-05-2004, 01:30 PM   #83
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One of my longtime complaints about the TC3 was the amount of effort it took to get a free-rolling drivetrain. Granted, I have a Racer kit, but even still, having a diff that freely spins in the diff housing should be a "box-stock" feature, not one that's achieved after a Dremel session or two.

The new car looks impressive. I'm interested in seeing what the AE camp has come out with to top their flagship tourer.

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Old 09-05-2004, 01:38 PM   #84
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Midnight what's up still talking smack about AE,how is thst brokomo treating you need to come down soon give me a call.And Rob i am sure it will be as great as the Tc3.

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Thats really interesting... i think the TC4 will end up being better then the TC3 after a few weeks of racing, so kevin you gonna get one and put the pro 4 on the shelf???
Ummm yeah no its still and AE car.....
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Midnight what's up still talking smack about AE,how is thst brokomo treating you need to come down soon give me a call.And Rob i am sure it will be as great as the Tc3.

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Like I said, it looks impressive. I may give it a try in a few months. Would like to try a good shaft drive car to compare with belt cars I tend to migrate towards.

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Man, I have been swamped. I got lucky thursday b/c my professor called in sick, and I had a chance to race. Ive pretty much put all of my stuff up until the second week in Oct when this weekend class is over. I hope you guys understand when I talk smack its all in fun. Dont take it personally!!
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Mr. Phalen does the TC4 have bigger hub bearings than the TC3?
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and they decided to cut costs. I would rather pay a few extra dollars and replace them with larger bearings.
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Man Filipow... talk about pouring salt in my wounds here!

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