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Old 06-22-2011, 06:38 PM   #16
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Love my Zero S. Have one for VTA and TC. Same thing that everyone else says. Great car for the money. I have had a little bit of trouble setting up the car. But last year was my first year racing. I learned a lot and I am hopeful that the car is even better this season. By the end of the year I was beating people running TC5s and TC6s.

I got the xray front hard foam bumper. Haven't broken a front C hub since, before I was breaking 3 a night from my bad driving.

Going to try AE springs with the 4mm shock tower. Not sure what 3racing springs to use, but know what everyone runs with AE springs. This will help get a baseline to help me setup.
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Old 06-22-2011, 10:27 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by The Teacher View Post
Mark Flores, to answer your question about more rear traction here is what I did...

1) Switched to narrow blocks in the rear (NRF +0, NRR +2)
2) Switched to 4mm hex in the rear (running 5mm up front)
3) Moved rear arms forward 1mm (all shims behind rear arms)
4) Added more rear camber (running 1.5 deg)
5) Switched to narrow chassis (gave the car more overall traction)
Thank you.

When using the narrow blocks do I have to shorten my swing shafts or I can do with the 46mm's?
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:08 PM   #18
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When using the narrow suspension blocks at the rear,yes you have to use the shorter swingshafts.
This is, if you don't use them you get binding at the dif side from the blades.
Even if you use a gear dif.
This also is the case if u use the shorter suspension arms front and rear.
Front you can use the 46mm but it will be a close call.
Rear you should use the 44mm or the 42mm.

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Thank you.

When using the narrow blocks do I have to shorten my swing shafts or I can do with the 46mm's?
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Old 07-02-2011, 06:10 AM   #19
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installed the narrow deck, and added the soft top, alum bulkheads,spool front to my sakura s. now i have a backup diff to fill with different wt fluid looks too pretty to run outside, looking to get some chassis film for underneath
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:17 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by 2nd Time Around View Post
Anyone with one, let us know your results. This car could get alot of newbies into spec touring/VTA/RCGT at the price. The word just needs to get out there. Tell us what you like and dont about it
You're definitely right because I came back to RC after years away from it to "try" drifting and now I got a second chassis to "try" touring.
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Old 07-05-2011, 08:31 PM   #21
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I picked up a second a lap in VTA when I went to this car from my TC3.
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