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Old 11-20-2012, 08:04 AM   #1726
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Finally caved in.
RSD6 for me also

Really looking forward to try out 1:10 touring again after 10+ years with Mini-Z and some offroad in the summer.

I think this is the first RSD6 here in norway, but hopefully not the last.

Two general questions.
Any recomendations for spur gears? What are concidered the best these days?
Body choice for smaller technical tracks?
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Finally caved in.
RSD6 for me also

Really looking forward to try out 1:10 touring again after 10+ years with Mini-Z and some offroad in the summer.

I think this is the first RSD6 here in norway, but hopefully not the last.

Two general questions.
Any recomendations for spur gears? What are concidered the best these days?
Body choice for smaller technical tracks?
We run a smaller carpet track, I'm using kimbrough gears, geared at 4.44 (45/100). I've also run the Mazda speed 6 and LTC-R, I prefer the LTC-R as it seems to have more steering than the Mazda body.

I'm running RDS springs (14.5 Rear, 15.5 front) with AE 40 oil in the back and AE 47.5 in the front. I'm also liking the Sorex 28R tires with Paragon on them.
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:40 AM   #1728
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We run a smaller carpet track, I'm using kimbrough gears, geared at 4.44 (45/100). I've also run the Mazda speed 6 and LTC-R, I prefer the LTC-R as it seems to have more steering than the Mazda body.

I'm running RDS springs (14.5 Rear, 15.5 front) with AE 40 oil in the back and AE 47.5 in the front. I'm also liking the Sorex 28R tires with Paragon on them.
Thanks. Sorex Tires were the tire to use earlier also, and seems to be the best these days also. 28's are used as a spec tire at the nearest track.

Are you racing mod or stock?
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:57 AM   #1729
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Thanks. Sorex Tires were the tire to use earlier also, and seems to be the best these days also. 28's are used as a spec tire at the nearest track.

Are you racing mod or stock?
we are racing 17.5 blinky for our TC class we have about 11-13 drivers most days.
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Old 11-24-2012, 06:44 AM   #1730
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CT, I've noticed the hold down system for the RSD is out of stock, do you know when it gets back in stock? It's the last (missing) item for my shoppingcart @ reflexracing ;-)
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:52 AM   #1731
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These are probably 3 weeks out.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:46 PM   #1732
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any word on those new pistons ?

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Old 11-26-2012, 12:48 PM   #1733
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Hi Ed, the pistons arrived today. Just have to get everything prepped and products added to the site.

We also have a big announcement coming today, please stay tuned.
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oohhhhhh

its like being a kid in a candy shop 8)

thank you for the update!
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RSD6.2 EVO

After a year of testing, we have learned a lot from the RSD6 platform, and the RSD6.2 EVO is a reflection of this. The new chassis design has been developed to provide higher versatility and better performance on both carpet and asphalt.

It's all about the little details, and the attention to them, and this is what the RSD6.2 EVO is.

New features:
-2.25mm Carbon Fiber Bottom Deck- Makes the chassis more versatile. If you need more flex, use the RSD top deck. Less flex, use stock top deck. With a 2.25mm chassis, we no longer have the need for a 2.0 and 2.5mm lower deck.
-Aluminum Center Mount Servo Holder
-Adjustable Position Battery Stoppers: The battery can be moved fore-and aft 4mm with the use of shims on battery stoppers. Furthest back position in 2mm further back than RSD6 and 5mm further back than the TC6. The RSD battery hold down system will STILL BE COMPATIBLE with the Evo, but excluding it allows us to sell the kit at the same price point.
-V3 bell cranks: The Bell Cranks have been moved back 1mm in order to allow for more ackerman possibilities and better angles.
-Chassis is now compatible with TC6 Center post Bell Crank, and will be sold with and without the Dual bell Crank Set Up in order to provide a lower cost alternative to the RSD6.2 EVO
-Chassis now has 2 small pin balance holes drilled in the chassis.
-Chassis has less cut-outs to provide better high speed stability.

Pre-orders will go up tonight. Chassis kits are due to arrive in about 2 weeks.
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Cristian. Sent you an email about an Order I had a week ago. See if its in your spam folder.

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Old 11-26-2012, 02:29 PM   #1737
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K, checking on it now.
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Hi all,

I find it difficult to get the right spacing under the battery hold down system (RSD038) and get the graphite piece to line up correctly over the battery. I ended up spending quite a bit of time with various shims to get it just right, and I think it only works for me because I use the plastic battery braces, which flex a little bit.

I think removing the slot for the graphite would make it much easier, as you could spin the graphite to the right location. I think Awesomatix's version is quite a bit easier to adjust.

Thoughts, maybe a v2 option?
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Well, we put the slots in there to get them to not rotate. At speed, the parts can vibrate loose and this is just an extra "fail-safe".

One thing that I have seen is people adding Mylar tape to their batteries to get the spacing just right since all batteries vary just a bit. Some have also used heat shrink to cover the tabs where they touch the battery.

For me, I would always use +-0.5-1.0mm shims for different packs. 0.5-.75mm of slack will not really hurt anything.

Where are you having your problem? Are you trying to make them too snug, or maybe to precise, where they just rest on the battery?
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Well, we put the slots in there to get them to not rotate. At speed, the parts can vibrate loose and this is just an extra "fail-safe".
I ran the Awesomatix ones for about 4 months, never had a loosening issue. But I suspect that a little bit of knurling of the aluminum where it meets the graphite would have solved it also, while allowing flexibility in placement.

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One thing that I have seen is people adding Mylar tape to their batteries to get the spacing just right since all batteries vary just a bit. Some have also used heat shrink to cover the tabs where they touch the battery.

For me, I would always use +-0.5-1.0mm shims for different packs. 0.5-.75mm of slack will not really hurt anything.

Where are you having your problem? Are you trying to make them too snug, or maybe to precise, where they just rest on the battery?
Yea, trying to get them too precise probably. I was shooting for about .2 or .3mm of space between them and battery. This time around (new car) I'm going to just add spacers to get the rotation correct, then add spacers between the graphite and aluminum to get the height correct.

I'm just being anal I know, but thought I'd give a little feedback.

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