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Old 04-04-2006, 04:07 PM   #3481
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Someone posted a while back about running the rear shocks on the front of the arms ala RDX. I just did a test fitting, and this is easily done, with little hacking.

Basically, you can flip the upper bulkhead/shock tower mount 180*. A small amount of the bulkhead must be removed to fit. You are removing approximately 4mm/.158 " from the bottom of the bulkhead, from the side that the shock tower mounts to. The bulkead should look bisymetrical from the side. That is it for the bulkhead.

Just reverse mount everything. The rear arm will need a new droop screw hole.
There is a small circle molded into the top of the arm across from the droop screw hole. That circle would be nearly perfect for drilling a hole to fit a 3mm screw. Maybe shift it slightly to get more meat.

The sway bar can mount on the transmission bulkhead, on the 2 rear screws of the four 3mm screws holding the layshaft and spur down. The bar runs thru the belt.

So all you need to do is a little dremeling, ans drill 2 holes. Super easy.

I will try this out as soon as I can, but here is what Keith Billanti said when he did the same thing to his JRXS:
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showpost...ostcount=10508

It also adds about 2-3mm to the wheelbase (ends up approx. 260mm), which could be helpful for foam tire racing. This is easily counteracted by shimming if needed.

I'll try to post pics when I can.
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Old 04-04-2006, 04:30 PM   #3482
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Yes, please post your pics.
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Old 04-05-2006, 09:21 PM   #3483
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If your tired of breaking steering knuckles I found that the Xray T2 knuckles are an exact fit. You will have to add a .025" shim to fit in the C hub so maybe it's not an 'exact' fit after all ...... anyway they're alot stronger.
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Old 04-05-2006, 09:37 PM   #3484
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If your tired of breaking steering knuckles I found that the Xray T2 knuckles are an exact fit. You will have to add a .025" shim to fit in the C hub so maybe it's not an 'exact' fit after all ...... anyway they're alot stronger.
Are the wheel axles the same length; i.e. did you need to add shims to the axle?
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Old 04-05-2006, 09:38 PM   #3485
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My car is now up forsale.

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Old 04-05-2006, 10:33 PM   #3486
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Old 04-05-2006, 10:51 PM   #3487
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I got a msx to play with now. It was hard to get rid of but there track is close to my house, and its a nice track at that.
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Old 04-05-2006, 10:58 PM   #3488
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I can't justify keeping the car as Im concentrating on the TA-05 for TCS. I really think my version is better than the Karn and Hara Editions. However buys it won't be dissappointed with all the options and parts included its a steal.

The 2nd reason is I can't drive as good as Hara
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If your tired of breaking steering knuckles I found that the Xray T2 knuckles are an exact fit. You will have to add a .025" shim to fit in the C hub so maybe it's not an 'exact' fit after all ...... anyway they're alot stronger.
xray parts in a pro4 will make the car slower...

what are you hitting that you're breaking steering knuckles...
I'm no expert driver...but I've yet to break one.
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Haha, to get the new Hara version!

I'm selling mine as well. $300

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I sold my Cyclone before I broke it
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I sold mine to buy a digital camera
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Old 04-06-2006, 03:50 AM   #3493
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Has anyone got Russ Williams 19t setup from the BRCA national @ Wrexham last weekend?


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Old 04-06-2006, 05:30 AM   #3494
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In an attempt to solve my handling issues Im putting a Pro4 diff in. Seeing as I didn't have enough shims to take up the gaps I used an old bearing + lots of shims. Fits just right now.

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Might seem a dumb question but...On the setup sheet from IIC,it shows in the squares under the pics on the left 1.5mm and or 1mm.Are these shims under the suspension mounts?Just want to be positive about this.Thanks,Mario.
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