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Old 07-02-2006, 07:05 PM   #4501
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Old 07-02-2006, 07:05 PM   #4502
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Essnowyt - the clear stuff is for the spool to reduce chattering/make it last longer. Apply it on the joint of each driveshaft where it makes contact with the spool and make sure to clean & grease it often but don't put too much grease.
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Old 07-02-2006, 08:25 PM   #4503
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running the oneway right out of the box is fine.before every race day i just put some bearing oil on the oneway bearings to keep them from running dry and for a little extra drag on them to keep the car stable

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Old 07-02-2006, 09:56 PM   #4504
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Hey guys
I have decided to move on to another hobby, so if anyone is looking for a Cyclone w/Lots of spares and a couple options, I just listed it in the for sale forum. HERE
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Old 07-02-2006, 09:56 PM   #4505
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Serpent one-way lube on the bearings.
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Old 07-04-2006, 05:32 PM   #4506
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Hey Guys,

I just built up my first Cyclone and I have to say that I am impressed. I have raced Tamiyas all of my life and they quality of them was always great. The Hotbodies continues that level of quality but also brings a number of good differences between the two.

However, the biggest negative is the lack of movement towards the spur on the motor mount. What is the biggest spur (64dp) that works on the Hotbodies Cyclone??

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Old 07-04-2006, 05:42 PM   #4507
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a 110 will fit but slightly sticks out the bottom.a 108 fits perfect
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Old 07-04-2006, 06:07 PM   #4508
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Thanks for that. I'll have to order some 108s. Much appreciated.
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Old 07-04-2006, 08:19 PM   #4509
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Hey Guys,

I just built up my first Cyclone and I have to say that I am impressed. I have raced Tamiyas all of my life and they quality of them was always great. The Hotbodies continues that level of quality but also brings a number of good differences between the two.

However, the biggest negative is the lack of movement towards the spur on the motor mount. What is the biggest spur (64dp) that works on the Hotbodies Cyclone??

Thanks in advance.
I used the 110 with no problems , you just have to take off some of the graphite (look at the picture) for clearence, the spur sticks out the bottom about .05" but i havent had any problems with it, it still looks brand new.
I use the 110 when running the novak 4.5 brushless motor to get the gear ratio that I need (10.72 )
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If your running the new heatsink bulkhead you don't have to grind anything off.
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If your running the new heatsink bulkhead you don't have to grind anything off.
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I am in the market for a new car
It is between the HB Hara/Surikarn cyclone and the RDX at this moment.

What is so good about this car?
What effect does the centre oneway have on the cars handling, with
spool/front oneway.
Can you lock out the centre oneway.
Durability is it good.

Thankyou for any opinnions in advance
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Old 07-05-2006, 02:45 PM   #4513
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There are my opinions about the Surikarn. I have not drove an RDX

Come with the option for either a spool in the front or oneway, locked and one way pulleys, sways bars in the box. It shares parts with the pro4. You can work on the diffs and change spur really quickly. The car has been pretty durable. Two things ive come across:
The diff screw is a bit weak so I put in the recommended AE diff screw. The big thing is not over tightening it.
The aluminum cvds up front will bend under hard impact. Alot of guys are going to the ver2 steel ones up front. I have mine on order.
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Old 07-05-2006, 02:59 PM   #4514
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I am in the market for a new car
It is between the HB Hara/Surikarn cyclone and the RDX at this moment.

What is so good about this car?
What effect does the centre oneway have on the cars handling, with
spool/front oneway.
Can you lock out the centre oneway.
Durability is it good.

Thankyou for any opinnions in advance
if you are looking to run asphalt,the Cyclone is the car to have.my 2 choices of cars for asphalt is the cyclone or the 415.i went with the cyclone due to parts availability and because they havent made a cyclone kit obcelete yet. if you plan on running carpet,the RDX is probably one of the best carpet cars out there.it is not a very good asphalt car compared to the cyclone and 415.the rdx is a long wheelbase w/short arms and wide inboard hingepin spacing which makes it incredible on carpet.the cyclone is a short wheelbase narrow car that caters to asphalt.i am working on a chassis kit that will make the cyclone a damn good carpet muncher though.it will lengthen the wheelbase and widen the track width which will tone it down on carpet and also allow the car to carry alot of corner speed.
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Old 07-05-2006, 04:57 PM   #4515
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Jason, will you be at the Express Race? Just curious.. I was looking to trying out your spool there this weekend.
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