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Old 10-16-2009, 01:37 PM   #17656
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I've been building them like normal. They aren't exactly 0 rebound, but it's a very small amount. I fill the body of the shock up with oil, pump the air bubbles out like normal. Then I extend the shock, then plop the bladder on the top, seating it by pressing the top edges of the bladder down gently. I leave the foam out of the shock cap, and I actually drill a very small hole in the plastic portion of the shock cap to release any trapped air above the shock bladder.

This produces a fairly "dead" shock. Very little, and slow rebound. This really only works well on smoother tracks, so if your track is bumpy just build it the same, but don't drill holes in the shock cap, and run the foam inserts.

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Old 10-17-2009, 08:16 AM   #17657
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Had the first experiences on the DCJ driveshafts in a club race. They definitely change the car to have more steering in and out of corners.

I went back to Speed 6 from LTC-R, changed the front toe block, changed front arm spacing and dropped off 1mm of spacers on the rear camber link.

They just need more tracktime to test things out and should really be marked on the setup sheets if used.
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:33 AM   #17658
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Just got the DCJs and Ver 3 spool for my Cyclone for USVTA class. Won't get a chance to race it until next Sunday.
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Searched through some pages. Cant seem to find 09's setup for 13.5 Rubber on Carpet at Vegas.
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Searched through some pages. Cant seem to find 09's setup for 13.5 Rubber on Carpet at Vegas.
gonna try that setup at Horsham??
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Old 10-17-2009, 08:21 PM   #17661
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Searched through some pages. Cant seem to find 09's setup for 13.5 Rubber on Carpet at Vegas.
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I will post Andy's '09 IIC setup next Monday.
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:00 PM   #17662
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im selling lots of Hb Cyclone parts,
please PM me for pics & price
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:14 PM   #17663
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Like he said, it varies greatly on what class you want to run. There are ESC's specifically geared towards spec racing with extremely aggressive timing profiles that wouldn't work in modified racing. Other ESC's are geared towards modified racing, and then some work in both with some extra tuning equipment.

Motor depends on the track usually. I would scope out what people are running at your local track so you can get on track support on how to gear and setup the motors and ESC. Sometimes it's easier than coming on the internet and getting a multitude of different opinions and answers.

I personally like Team Orca (more info for you guys a little later) and LRP ESC's. LRP Offers the SPX for spec racing, and the SXX for modified. Orca will be offering ESC's that have tuning capabilities for both types of racing.

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Thats the problem, im not sure really what class, also we dont have a local track, the lhs sets up a track almost every saturday and i know they do some spec class racing like sprint 2's and trans am series style. So i guess all I am saying is im not sure. I have never gotten into racing but have had cars for a while, so I guess i need to get some more information about what classes they are doing, its really just more club stuff.
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:44 PM   #17664
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Thats the problem, im not sure really what class, also we dont have a local track, the lhs sets up a track almost every saturday and i know they do some spec class racing like sprint 2's and trans am series style. So i guess all I am saying is im not sure. I have never gotten into racing but have had cars for a while, so I guess i need to get some more information about what classes they are doing, its really just more club stuff.
Yea, I would find out some more information. It'll make suggesting stuff much easier! Maybe see what others are running that the track in the classes you want to run. If it's pretty loose and you don't need the latest and greatest equipment, maybe try and find some used stuff here in the classified section. That would be a cost effective way to get some stuff.

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Old 10-17-2009, 09:52 PM   #17665
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Hey guys! Recently started using the R9-R body and at first, coming from a DNA2, loved the amount of steering it provided. The front "hook" it has is hindering me now more than before, except for at highgrip tracks like indoor asphalt). It was REALLY bad at a local concrete track that is known for having great natural traction. Just couldnt keep the back end from swinging out. I ordered an LTC-R from my local hobbyshop but it seems the warehouse is out of stock too so I was thinking of maybe exchanging the order for a Mazda 6 or MazdaSpeed 6. What do you recommended? Wait for the LTC-R or try a 6 body? Ive never tried a 6 body, i tend to stray from the norm (one reason i liked the DNA2 so much. It handled really well, always planted but I like trying new stuff too).
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:19 PM   #17666
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Hey guys! Recently started using the R9-R body and at first, coming from a DNA2, loved the amount of steering it provided. The front "hook" it has is hindering me now more than before, except for at highgrip tracks like indoor asphalt). It was REALLY bad at a local concrete track that is known for having great natural traction. Just couldnt keep the back end from swinging out. I ordered an LTC-R from my local hobbyshop but it seems the warehouse is out of stock too so I was thinking of maybe exchanging the order for a Mazda 6 or MazdaSpeed 6. What do you recommended? Wait for the LTC-R or try a 6 body? Ive never tried a 6 body, i tend to stray from the norm (one reason i liked the DNA2 so much. It handled really well, always planted but I like trying new stuff too).
I would start with the Mazdaspeed 6, it's just a good all around body. If you want something... "different". Try the HB subaru type b. It's very similar to the mazdaspeed, just a little smoother.

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what are the differences between the regular 6 and the speed 6?
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Old 10-17-2009, 11:31 PM   #17668
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what are the differences between the regular 6 and the speed 6?
Normal 6 has less overall downforce. It's generally a tick smoother too. The mazdaspeed is more aggressive, especially on entry. Its still smoother than an LTC or a R9 for sure though. The subaru falls right in between the mazda 6 and the mazdaspeed 6.
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Old 10-17-2009, 11:32 PM   #17669
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just got subi body looks great =-)
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Fred,

I will post Andy's '09 IIC setup next Monday.
Thanks I have his 08 setup but not the 09
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