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Old 08-04-2012, 08:07 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by playplugjy View Post
which car has more traction and dont spin easily, the local track i got is a nitro track. where surface has low traction and maybe a bit dusty. or maybe a school yard
Given that, I'd go for the FF03. It would handle the dust better I should think.
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:11 PM   #17
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Thank you for the tips. I managed to fix the dif issue. a little bit of glue from the hardware store and tightening the diff a little re solved my issue. the 5.5t motor is quite powerful and yes there is a little wheelspin however the speed control has programming so i set this up. It is super fun, i am amazed at how stable this FF03 runs. right now i think its best i change the spur gear to 102t and pinion to 29t which will give me less spin and more speed. I bought the stock tuned motor which i will run in the car for Tamiya cup coming up in september in my country South Africa.

Originally Posted by sosidge View Post
The rubber cement is, in my opinion, unnecessary. I just use a dab of the silicone ball diff grease, the glue might make the plates run out of round. There may be some optional one-piece outdrives (not sure, as I don't know the FF-03 well enough).

Rubber cement is available quite cheaply from most hardware stores, it might be sold as a shoe repair glue.

The upgraded motor is going to put more load on the drivetrain, naturally - personally speaking a 5.5 is a waste in a front-drive car because you will just wheelspin the performance away and create a bunch of other handling problems - these cars are at their best with relatively slow motors.
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