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Old 10-15-2012, 06:35 PM   #946
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I need help with setup on a Low Grip asphalt track with rear end of car loose on power.
Below is my setup sheet. What can I change or adjust to make the rear stable on power ?
I struggled a lot recently dealing with lack of grip on power at an event/track, in the end after changing just about everything, softer spring did the trick, and made a huge difference to grip on power.

At the time I ended up with 344/289 springs, but I tried 324/289 recently and liked that as well, it's interesting, or not, that common use of HPI springs (here and elsewhere) is like Pink/Silver or Pink/Blue, TOP 324/289 is basically a Pink/Silver setup, and TOP springs don't go down to a HPI Blue rate.
I have been doing a lot of looking into spring rates of late to aid my own tuning, where other methods of tuning have been failing me.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:29 PM   #947
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I need help with setup on a Low Grip asphalt track with rear end of car loose on power.
Below is my setup sheet. What can I change or adjust to make the rear stable on power ?
1- longer rear links
2- remove screws in top deck that go into the motor mount
3- stand up the rear shocks
4- softer springs all around.
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1- longer rear links
2- remove screws in top deck that go into the motor mount
3- stand up the rear shocks
4- softer springs all around.
For something completely different try reducing the ackermann spacer.
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Old 10-16-2012, 04:34 AM   #949
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hum... 1,875 degree of rear toe in?

try 3 degrees! and if you feel really it slows you too much on the straight, use at the very least 2.5

and +1 on standing the rear shocks up.
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Old 10-16-2012, 04:40 AM   #950
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and IMHO opinion there is way too much difference in you F/R springs.

Use Bishops's advice. Anything more than 2 "steps" in difference front to back is really unusual and is probably a " band aid on a wood leg " (not sure if that makes much sense in English :- )
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and IMHO opinion there is way too much difference in you F/R springs.

Use Bishops's advice. Anything more than 2 "steps" in difference front to back is really unusual and is probably a " band aid on a wood leg " (not sure if that makes much sense in English :- )
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I struggled a lot recently dealing with lack of grip on power at an event/track, in the end after changing just about everything, softer spring did the trick, and made a huge difference to grip on power.

At the time I ended up with 344/289 springs, but I tried 324/289 recently and liked that as well, it's interesting, or not, that common use of HPI springs (here and elsewhere) is like Pink/Silver or Pink/Blue, TOP 324/289 is basically a Pink/Silver setup, and TOP springs don't go down to a HPI Blue rate.
I have been doing a lot of looking into spring rates of late to aid my own tuning, where other methods of tuning have been failing me.
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1- longer rear links
2- remove screws in top deck that go into the motor mount
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1- longer rear links
2- remove screws in top deck that go into the motor mount
3- stand up the rear shocks
4- softer springs all around.
What position would you suggest I put the rear shocks ?

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For something completely different try reducing the ackermann spacer.
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hum... 1,875 degree of rear toe in?

try 3 degrees! and if you feel really it slows you too much on the straight, use at the very least 2.5

and +1 on standing the rear shocks up.
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https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/TO...95386490589769


Not to sure how many of you have seen this. Its not TOP racing USA but a good page to see new products.
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Anyone know where I can order the Alu Center pulley in the US for the photon? Didn't find it on A-main.
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Anyone know where I can order the Alu Center pulley in the US for the photon? Didn't find it on A-main.
Call or email OD

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