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Old 01-25-2013, 12:41 PM   #19696
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I was noticing the difference between rates of the standard hb shock springs and the hara springs. The hara springs are lighter. would it be better for me to get the hb spring set or some hara springs. I believe the original spring rates were before lipo batts and brushes motors. or it come be. hara likes lighter springs. any help would be appreciated. also what weight shock oils are people running now

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Old 01-25-2013, 12:47 PM   #19698
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I was noticing the difference between rates of the standard hb shock springs and the hara springs. The hara springs are lighter. would it be better for me to get the hb spring set or some hara springs. I believe the original spring rates were before lipo batts and brushes motors. or it come be. hara likes lighter springs. any help would be appreciated. also what weight shock oils are people running now

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You can swipe any setup sheet right off the tcxx/tcx and apply it to the cyclone. They are strikingly close except for the steering.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:43 AM   #19699
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I know I have been asking alot of questions and you guys have been great in helping. I have a couple more. Will the TCXX swaybars and spur gears fit the cylcone, and I know it will have to be shimmed out, but would the tcxx or spec r gear diff be better?

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I know I have been asking alot of questions and you guys have been great in helping. I have a couple more. Will the TCXX swaybars and spur gears fit the cylcone, and I know it will have to be shimmed out, but would the tcxx or spec r gear diff be better?

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Old 01-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #19701
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Old 01-29-2013, 12:19 PM   #19702
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I know I have been asking alot of questions and you guys have been great in helping. I have a couple more. Will the TCXX swaybars and spur gears fit the cylcone, and I know it will have to be shimmed out, but would the tcxx or spec r gear diff be better?

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Hello, i think that the spur gears fits perfect. You can also use others as Associated and Xray.
Respect to the diff, i don't test anyone, i think the tcxx diff will be better than the spec-r but i don't know. I use the sakura zero gear diff and its perfect.
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I use the sakura zero gear diff and its perfect.

How did you make the sakura diff work?
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Here are some pics of my modified cyclone tc, i called it cyclone tcj.
In my website you can read all the modifications and pics.
http://www.jlrteam.es/articulos/4/ho...uan-luis-roman

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Yes, I posted this weeks ago!
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What can I do to slow down the twitchy front end I'm try Corey setup he posted a while back I went from 37.5 oil to 50 white spring silver in rear 0 front block 3block in rear this and yes I'm driving the cyclone tc till I get my tcx lol
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Any reason with a exotek hbx chassis that this car can not still be very competitive?

I guess with HPI continuing to support this car.. getting parts are not an issue?

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dbl posted sorry.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:16 AM   #19709
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This car should b more than enough to.be competitive for.almost any driver. Bought 2 thinking about running 2classes but decided on only 1. Its a great entry level car that gets me back into touring car without breaking the bank. I already had electronics so overall I spent only couple hundred to get going. would I like a new tcxx. Your darn right I would but until I start getting very consistent lap times and the used price drops below 350 then I am very happy with what I have. I don't even think youyou need the exotec chassis. just one that has either the lipo upper deck or the lipo mod done to it like the one I have for sale in the for sale forum.
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What I liked about the Exotek chassis is that it turns the car into a modern TC.

One of the biggest drawbacks of buying a used car is you get something 4-5 years old, that was not DESIGNED for lipo and Brushless.. It my have been upgraded, or modded, etc. Weight put on.. things adjusted to work.

The HBX makes it a lipo car -with all the TC bits on it. Many people I talk to about getting something that I can still be competitive with the pack of drivers (I am not elite by any shake) is that getting something old you have to MAKE WORK puts you behind the eightball right away.

HB being a HPI company now.. I am more confident that I will be able to get parts.
I run TC3 for VTA - if I get a good a setup / favorable layout track, I am middle pack with the car.. but because of the lack of adjustment that car has - hard to beat really well setup cars even if I might be a bit better driver.

thats my thinking anyway.
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