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Old 03-01-2010, 03:49 PM   #18616
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If you try to put smoke in your car just before run (Yes, smoke!), you will see that most of the smoke will be there after a couple of laps!

It seems that the airflow under the body is very low finally, so most of pilots prefer to mount fans on "push" and not on "pull"...
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Old 03-01-2010, 04:48 PM   #18617
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i just mounted a fan and was thinking the same if it was worth anything. i just put it there cause it was an extra after my BL ESC, and i wanted to craft around.

i also took into account that even if wind did get under there, there wud be a speed point in which the air is already blowing faster than the fan can pull..maybe its advantage in low speeds during some corners
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Old 03-01-2010, 04:53 PM   #18618
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My TC has a fan mounted behind the motor. Never had an issue and never affected the handling.
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Old 03-01-2010, 05:03 PM   #18619
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i just mounted a fan and was thinking the same if it was worth anything. i just put it there cause it was an extra after my BL ESC, and i wanted to craft around.

i also took into account that even if wind did get under there, there wud be a speed point in which the air is already blowing faster than the fan can pull..maybe its advantage in low speeds during some corners
I think you are thinking too hard about it lol. It's just for added direct airflow over the motor. It's very hot in Thailand, so any extra cooling helps. If you noticed, he even moved the esc pretty far forward so there is room for air to hit the motor from the front as well.

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Old 03-01-2010, 05:57 PM   #18620
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I'm looking at the rear part of the rear top deck, in the area where we would cut it in two, and I don't understand what I think I'm seeing. It looks like one half overlaps the other but that can't work unless one side is higher then the other. Confusing .....

Also interesting that he doesn't have any stops to keep the battery out of the belt eventhough there are a couple of unused holes in the chassis ...... but after all he is Hara so no worries ......
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:01 PM   #18621
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It looks like the battery bumps up to possibly some weights (white colour) under the belt
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:42 PM   #18622
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Rick, is that you....driving Hotbodies now??
This is Dwayne from Calgary..........I might be out that way in the summer
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:47 PM   #18623
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i have noticed that on carpet a minor impact like a tapping a a wall the car seems to tweak, has anyone eles seen this. is there anything to do to make the car more resistant to not tweaking. besides dont tap the wall.

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Old 03-01-2010, 11:10 PM   #18624
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i have noticed that on carpet a minor impact like a tapping a a wall the car seems to tweak, has anyone eles seen this. is there anything to do to make the car more resistant to not tweaking. besides dont tap the wall.

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eehmm don't tap the wall......
no seriously it is the best way and all cars seem to tweak after a touch. look at the videos from the european championships, ronald volker with his yokomo jumped on a dot and didn't continue running that run as his car was tweaked...
a dot is no where near equal to a wall.
only thing i think of is don't use light metal screws for the topdeck only steel and tighten them down decently. losen and tighten the topdeck screws after each run!
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Old 03-02-2010, 09:55 AM   #18625
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i was wondering if anyone ran Xenon 28 tires and if so, do you have recommendations for a setup for asphalt low/med traction.
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:56 PM   #18626
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This has probably been asked before, but has anyone tried using the Xray front hubs, as im fed up buying a front and a rear, and eneding up with loads of rears. Can anyone tell me if the ackerman will be the same please.
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This has probably been asked before, but has anyone tried using the Xray front hubs, as im fed up buying a front and a rear, and eneding up with loads of rears. Can anyone tell me if the ackerman will be the same please.
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They will work. Just use the forward hole on the steering block. That will be very close to the typical position we use on the HB knuckles.

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Old 03-02-2010, 02:21 PM   #18628
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They will work. Just use the forward hole on the steering block. That will be very close to the typical position we use on the HB knuckles.

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Thanks for the quick reply are the hubs on the 008 009 and T2 the same? Do the Tamiya ones fit to?
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Old 03-02-2010, 03:08 PM   #18629
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Any ideas on the handling differences of the Lipo Deck when compared to the TC top Deck or even the Hara Top Deck.. I was thinking of getting the Lipo Deck but if it handling is worst then the other two decks then I won't bother..

I see some of the top drivers still use the older top decks..
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Old 03-02-2010, 03:11 PM   #18630
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This has probably been asked before, but has anyone tried using the Xray front hubs, as im fed up buying a front and a rear, and eneding up with loads of rears. Can anyone tell me if the ackerman will be the same please.
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They will work. Just use the forward hole on the steering block. That will be very close to the typical position we use on the HB knuckles.

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Have you tried using the Pro4 arms (no mod's needed)? They are more durable than the TC arms.
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