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Old 08-08-2012, 03:06 PM   #1501
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Thanks you guys. I appreciate the help!

If you look at the Mustang in the picture above, the rear wheels do not appear to be the deep offset part #3813.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXSCG6&P=7

Sorry for being such a pain in the arse, just want to make sure I purchase the right stuff the first time.

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Yes, like beemerfan said, all of the USVTA-approved wheels (i.e. HPI part nos. #3805-->#3822, #3854-->#3860, and #33472-->#33475) mounted on a 190mm chassis will match up with any of the HPI VTA bodies (including HPI 17546 - '70 Boss Mustang). Just take a look at how these HPI Matte Chrome 8-spokes (#3808 for front and #3813 for rear) match up with the HPI 17546 body...
those are front all around...but the 31's will fit just fine..
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:16 PM   #1503
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Thanks you guys. I appreciate the help!

If you look at the Mustang in the picture above, the rear wheels do not appear to be the deep offset part #3813.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXSCG6&P=7

Sorry for being such a pain in the arse, just want to make sure I purchase the right stuff the first time.

Thanks!
melon
26 front 31 rear...they fit every body without mods...unless somebody changes the wheel base width
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:40 PM   #1504
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Thanks you guys. I appreciate the help!

If you look at the Mustang in the picture above, the rear wheels do not appear to be the deep offset part #3813.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXSCG6&P=7

Sorry for being such a pain in the arse, just want to make sure I purchase the right stuff the first time.

Thanks!
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Hey Melon, you are right! That yellow 70' Mustang is the stock pic from www.HPIracing.com and they put 26mm wheels all the way around! Those cheating @#$%ars! Ok, that pic was a bad choice as an example.


Here's another pic that's a much better example. It's a blue HPI 1970 Boss Mustang with the correct wheels for front/rear.
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:24 PM   #1505
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Thanks you guys. I appreciate the help!

If you look at the Mustang in the picture above, the rear wheels do not appear to be the deep offset part #3813.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXSCG6&P=7

Sorry for being such a pain in the arse, just want to make sure I purchase the right stuff the first time.

Thanks!
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If you notice, the chassis appears to be a RS4 3 EVO nitro chassis which is 200mm wide. I am running 6.5mm wide front hexes +1.5) but that is to keep my front wheels from rubbing on my shocks (I am running an XRAY T2R Pro with T2 '007 front arms with the shocks in the lower outer position).
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:55 PM   #1506
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I finally got around to take some pictures of the problem I'm facing.


Front


Back

You can see in the picture that the rear is not centered at all in the wheel well. I realize this isn't a VTA body, but it is a 200mm HPI body.

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P.S. For anyone who hasn't been reading the thread, that is a TC3 chassis I'm attempting to mount the body on.
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:08 PM   #1507
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that is a pretty minor difference.

your options include:

1) re-shim the suspension to have a shorter wheelbase (may have negative effects on handling, do you care?)
2) split the difference and call it good enough (you won't notice from 5 ft away let alone while driving the car)

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Old 08-09-2012, 11:55 AM   #1508
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You could always add more rear toe as well, that moves the tire forward

I would just ignore it because you are going to be tuning the car for different track layouts and may change toe, wheelbase etc anyway
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When you hit the wall a few times, that wheelwell will e-l-o-n-g-a-t-e anyway!

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Will the new Tekin Gen2 25.5 be allowed in this class?
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Will the new Tekin Gen2 25.5 be allowed in this class?
If run under ROAR rules, yes. If run under USVTA rules, no. Most places run USVTA rules.
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Will the new Tekin Gen2 25.5 be allowed in this class?
not likely...if it happens to be faster, that would start a major issue with the class...The Novak works just fine, and letting other motos in, would cause ppl to spend money when not needed

The rules work fine...

I would love for Tekin to get us a ESC we could use...we dont need another motor
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do they accept sidewinder ESC? What ESC is everyone using?
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funny. when asked about the motor rule before it was stated it was because no one else made a motor.
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See the first page, second posting of this thread. It shows the USVTA rules.
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