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Old 11-08-2006, 12:15 PM   #6061
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Old 11-08-2006, 12:40 PM   #6062
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It's all for fun. Marcos you should post the mod you did for the front spool, looks pretty good.
Jon i also figured out another mod for the Cyclone , ill show it to you at the next race
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Old 11-08-2006, 01:01 PM   #6063
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Old 11-08-2006, 01:32 PM   #6064
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Jon i also figured out another mod for the Cyclone , ill show it to you at the next race
Well I know you didn't try to make it lighter, I had to add almost 30g to make mine legal last points race.
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Old 11-08-2006, 02:50 PM   #6065
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Well I know you didn't try to make it lighter, I had to add almost 30g to make mine legal last points race.
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Old 11-08-2006, 05:01 PM   #6066
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I have always found that...

More inboard toe out = More initial steering (into corner) less mid to exit.
Less inboard toe out = Less initial steering (into corner) more mid to exit.

Hope that helps,

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Why is it necessary to have different front pivot ball mounts when we can change toe out by adjusting the steering turnbuckles?
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Old 11-08-2006, 05:32 PM   #6067
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your adjusting front arm sweep with the blocks
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:14 PM   #6068
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Hey guys, had to throw a major THANK-YOU out to everyone who's contributed on this thread. I ran my new BMI-equipped black-kit Cyclone last night for the first time at Maximus in Maine.

The thing was just plain GLUED to the carpet. I pretty much ran Tim Stamper's carpet setup, and it was just on. It looks like they forgot to mention that you get the "Better Driver" kit with the BMI chassis kit! 'Cause I'm normally a pinball bouncing off the boards, and last night I barely even hit a corner flapper!

This thing was just effortless to drive. I was coming from a Pro4, and it was night and day the difference in how hard I had to work to keep the car on the track.

So thank you to everyone who has contributed to this thread. Many of the suggestions and reccomendations here made this build go much smoother, and the setup information made available made my very first lap one of the most enjoyable RC experiences of my life.

Awesome car, awesome community!

But don't everyone go out and buy one - I like having obscure cars!!
Thanks for the props on the setup. It was tough since I was the only one at the gate with a cyclone and the track was bumpy but grippy.

The car is a dream to drive and I now have 3 setups that I can use depending on track conditions. BMI did a great job on this kit and it makes the car a different animal on the track.

If anyone has a question on the setup that I posted in the BMI thread, ask. I played around a bunch and the car reacts to the littlest adjustment.

Maybe with more practice and better luck, I can put up good results instead of just having a well handling car that can't finish a race.

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Old 11-08-2006, 08:07 PM   #6069
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Hey guys, just picked up my Surikarn Edition Cyclone. I will be racing Mod/rubber tyre/ashphalt! What parts, upgrades, etc should i buy, and is there anything in the build process i should pay particular attention to or do in a certain way?? I've switched from a T2 for something different lol

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Another set-up for those running with the BMI conversion on high-bite carpet.

Very stable and too easy to drive. Don't fall asleep at the wheel with this one.

Thanks to Jason B of BMI for the awesome product and also to him and schreff for the set-up refinement on this one.
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Old 11-11-2006, 01:42 AM   #6071
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hi can anybody tell me what the standard track width is for the cyclone front and rear.
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Old 11-11-2006, 10:48 AM   #6072
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can anybody measure the cyclone track width and let me know from bottom of the wheels thanks
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Old 11-11-2006, 02:44 PM   #6073
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my cyclone is in the sale forum
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:44 AM   #6074
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Im thinking of selling my surikarn (car only I plan to get another one next spring)

What are used surikarns really worth?

A little info...

The car was ran mostly rubber tire asphalt so it has the normal wear on the bottom. It would need a new top deck, but other than that it just has a some scratches from use.

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Old 11-12-2006, 10:00 PM   #6075
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Would this kind of track be better for a spool or oneway?
Its an outdoor asphalt track with medium bite. Thanks
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