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Old 07-10-2002, 11:11 PM   #661
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My speed was no different than the rest of the guys running out there. I was able to keep up with them and didn't have any problems in the infield. I haven't driven for a while so it was more operator error around some of the turns. Plus, my set-up wasn't proper for the track. I did have double one-ways on my car, but will change to a standard diff up front for next time. I would like to get as much practice as possible cause I would like to race at the next TCS race. Any tips?
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Old 07-10-2002, 11:24 PM   #662
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practise...

mayb u can check with the regular RCers who race at your track for their setup as a guideline...
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Old 07-10-2002, 11:39 PM   #663
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I agree, 128/37 is undergeared.

I normally run a 120/37 (practice) and 120/38 (qualif/main) with my Team Orion Core Stock motor. MVP's are known to be very hot, though.

Keep in mind that Califronia is getting very hot, a definite factor of any motor getting hot.
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Old 07-11-2002, 08:20 PM   #664
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im going to be running a tamiya 11t super modified motor in mine is that motor good?
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Old 07-13-2002, 06:22 AM   #665
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Raced my TA04-Pro last night, its stock....

1st heat, steering locked up twice, got 10 laps

2nd heat, was doing great until the nut that holds the ballstud on the servo arm came off and, no steering..got like 10 laps or something...kinda dissappointed with that one...

Qualified 2nd in the B-Main
Fixed the nut on steeruing....got a great run, placed 2nd with the leader 13 seconds ahead of me, driving a Pro 2(he was an A main regular, but had some problems), which is about half a lap....I got 13 laps, compared to 1st place in A had 16...

Now, I have one problem....my car steers WAY more to the right, than it does to the left, I cannot find what is causing this? I would have been running quiet a bit faster, but I could not setup for this right hander that had a left right before it.....if you have any advice, help would be appreciated.....thanks
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Old 07-13-2002, 06:24 AM   #666
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ohh and by the way...this was my first time running the new layout on this track, and first time with this car, ever..all I did was change the springs on it, HPI orange in front, HPI white in back, swaybars were on...I ran 120/40 with a year old Trinity X-Star stock..Quantum Pro Sport, and some cheap piranha stick packs, and Sorex something or other, tires
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Old 07-13-2002, 07:23 AM   #667
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Check---

-Droop screws, make sure each side has the same amount of droop
-Steering throw, make sure the car steers the same distance to the laft as to the right
-tweak

A simple test to check for the problem you describe is to drive the car in low speed circles, first left and the right. If the circles are wider one way than the other you need to check your set-up.

Since a fellow racer showed me this now I preform this test at the beginning of practice before I take one single lap.
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Yea, it steers more to the right....I just cant find out what is making it do this
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Old 07-13-2002, 11:39 AM   #669
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Check the end point adjustments on your Radio, also make sure your servo saver is centered.
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Old 07-13-2002, 03:07 PM   #670
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all that is good
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Old 07-14-2002, 12:14 AM   #671
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I just got a TA04 and want to know how much and where I can get the best price for the front and middle onway? Thanks

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Old 07-14-2002, 03:12 PM   #672
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I have a question for you guys.. Do you think the TA04-R is better than the HPI PRO3
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Old 07-14-2002, 04:22 PM   #673
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Hi all,

I am looking for ally hop up parts for the steering hub and caster blocks for the TA04R, do you know if Tamiya makes them?>

Thanks

(Tired of ripping the bottom screw out of the steering hub)
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:17 PM   #674
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Quote:
Originally posted by Dark2G
I have a question for you guys.. Do you think the TA04-R is better than the HPI PRO3
u mean out of box?stock?...
yes i would say...
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:52 PM   #675
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sonneteer,
AFAIK 2 places to get them: integy.com and rc-cross.com (look into japanese section), though I was told the rc-cross stuff is limited.

Alternatively, use the TRF414M method of attaching the steering upright to the hub carrier:



I'm using it on my ta04, very very secure.
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