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Old 01-14-2013, 10:17 AM   #1906
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It's hard to tell from the pictures, but Caster is a measurement that can be taken using these, correct?
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It's hard to tell from the pictures, but Caster is a measurement that can be taken using these, correct?
I've been using a 3-racing setup station for a few years. Never compared it against Hudy, but it's been repeatable. I especially like the thumb screws for securing it to the car.

The caster measurement is only tick marks on the outside... You'd have to have something on the car as reference points for the measurement. I'd guess that the trick people are using on the awesomatix thread with the hudy station would work fine with the 3racing one, too.

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Old 01-14-2013, 06:49 PM   #1908
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Thanks Mike and that is the reason I need it, caster was never an issue with my TC6 and isn't with my xray, now with my awesomatix I need to be able to measure it. I know I can measure caster using a set of calipers, but I'd probably be better off with a set of setup tools that will do it consistently.
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:30 PM   #1909
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any word on when front bumper blanks might be back in stock??
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:00 PM   #1910
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Unfortunately, not yet. I am awaiting a couple of quotes from different places at the moment.
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Thanks Mike and that is the reason I need it, caster was never an issue with my TC6 and isn't with my xray, now with my awesomatix I need to be able to measure it. I know I can measure caster using a set of calipers, but I'd probably be better off with a set of setup tools that will do it consistently.
I thought the Awesomatix guys where using a phone app that would give them caster.........might be something to check into.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:21 AM   #1912
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I took my TC6.1WC with my new 6.2 Evo chassis out to race tonight. It is definitely a nice difference! I don't really understand how it all works. I just know that it does. I really like how well it handles and I definitely like the bell crank steering.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:27 PM   #1913
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Any instructions for the new V2 DCJ.
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RSD AE TC6.1 Dual Cardan Joint V2 (narrow axle with bearings) - 2 pcs

http://www.reflexracing.net/RSD-AE-T...cs_p_1671.html

Thank you RSD.....best thing on my TC6.1 WC...after fighting with the V1's....I installed the V2's...and Im very pleased...no trimming, and the didnt come apart...no broken c-hubs...great add-on to the RSD line of poducts...

also thanks for the stickers...

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They're kind of simple, did not think there was a need for them, however I will shoot some pictures later on in the week and write a little tutorial.

A little run down:

1. Insert your barrels inside the Bone And the Axle.
2. Use the short pin and insert it in the narrow coupling side and the bone side.
3. Use the long pin and insert it in the wide side of the coupling.
4. Take the smaller diameter clip and insert the bent side into one of the holes that is not being used on the coupling. Pull the clip over so that it clips into the channel machined into the barrel.
5. Repeat step 5 in with the larger diameter clip.

When finished, the clips should hold the drive pins securely in place. Make sure the wire from the clip is seated in the channel.
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CT, will you be putting out any versions of your springs in a shorter stack now since a few of the cars are coming out with short shocks?

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Johnny, why YESSSS

We already have 6 different spring rates for the shorter shocks in production. They should be here in 2-3 weeks.

They will be essentially identical to, except shorter than the :
HPI Blue
RSD in between
HPI Silver
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Johnny, why YESSSS

We already have 6 different spring rates for the shorter shocks in production. They should be here in 2-3 weeks.

They will be essentially identical to, except shorter than the :
HPI Blue
RSD in between
HPI Silver
HPI Pink
Yokomo Pink and
Yokomo Blue
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When finished, the clips should hold the drive pins securely in place. Make sure the wire from the clip is seated in the channel.
Someone told me that on the Tamiya DCJs those clips are directional, the spec-r ones don't seem to mention any such thing, any opinion?

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Someone told me that on the Tamiya DCJs those clips are directional, the spec-r ones don't seem to mention any such thing, any opinion?

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The Schumacher instructions for the Schui/Spec-R DCJs for the Mi4 are very clear about which way to orient the clips.

I think the reason is that if the clip were to catch the inside of the knuckle with the car rolling forwards, you want it to pull the clip tighter, rather than catching the tip and popping it off, if that makes sense.

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