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Old 02-22-2008, 12:04 PM   #10996
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the car drives fine with 50wt oil all around, carpet or assphalt i find.
Alot of people normally will change oil from carpet to asphalt...the thicker oil for carpet is fine since most carpet tracks aren't as bumpy as asphalt, so the shocks can react slower...but it still comes down to a personal feel/perferance

I know back when I got my first TC3, we had a completely different set-up for carpet than outdoor - but then the carpet settings gradually starting coming outside

I need some nice weather so I can finally take my Cyclone outside and play - the guy I got it from ran it strictly on carpet, so I have a feeling I'll be making some changes for asphalt
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Old 02-22-2008, 06:36 PM   #10997
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I am soo happy that the Parma T2 bumpers fit the cyclone! I ordered 2 they rock!

My question is that do you sauce the tires, then put the tire warmers on? or vice versa?

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Old 02-22-2008, 10:07 PM   #10998
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There are different tyre treatments, someone was telling me the other day that the oil based ones need to be baked in (i think thats what they said).
There are some which dont need to be baked though.


Generally speaking what i do is i put the traction compound on and bake the tyre then for the last 10-15 minutes wrap them in some paper toweling then put the warmers back on. The toweling helps to soak up any excess residue from the tyre otherwise the tyres can be slippery for the first couple of laps.

With my shocks i use 40wt oil (but then again ive never really played with the oil much as i hate rebuilding shocks, actually i should rephrase that to i hate doing any maintenance on my car!!!! :P)
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Old 02-22-2008, 10:37 PM   #10999
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ya rebuilding shocks is far too time consuming. How long are you supposed to bake the tires for and what temperatures? I have the CTX-w's from Muchmore.

Can I skip putting the napkin in between the warmer and tire during baking instead just wipe the tires off before putting it on the track?
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:41 PM   #11000
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i dont use tissue between the warmer and tyre u might have to depending what type of tyre ur using (sorex bigger than take off) as theres diffrent size cups for the much more tyre warmers.

and yeah just wipe it off if there is any residue. i have my warmers on 60 degrees and i put them on a couple of races before mine so around 15 minutes.
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:41 PM   #11001
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any news about the new car from the TITC?
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:48 PM   #11002
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any news about the new car from the TITC?
its balogna. Probably just using the new parts liek the 18t pulley's, i saw some guys using the new 3.6mm chassis, nothing new.

Nothing wrong with the current cyclone, I love mine!
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:44 AM   #11003
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Jst found this (there are more) on the TITC Thread. Looks like new arms, cell inserts (ala DB). Maybe other bits, but I've only had the WCE for a week so I have no idea what the differences are!

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looks like the only thing different is the front and rear A-arms. The chassis cell slots are an option that was added recently with their new 3.6mm chassis. rumor is they will sell the slots seperatly.

Maybe they will start selling new Arms to update their cyclone even though theres nothing wrong with the Pro 4 arms.
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I assume it will also be a new CF Chassis to fit those cell inserts, the holes will need to be wider to accommodate the cell inserts otherwise the batteries will sit higher in the chassis. (That is when you file the battery slots on an angle that gets the battery to sit in the chassis better and also slightly lower).
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I think also a new diff, but they have been testing with that for a while now.
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Old 02-23-2008, 11:53 AM   #11007
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yes i noticed trhe different upper bulkhead clamps are slightly different if you look close, im sure they also had to bore out the bulkheads some to fit those large outdrives.

But pretty much no crazy changes.
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yes i noticed trhe different upper bulkhead clamps are slightly different if you look close, im sure they also had to bore out the bulkheads some to fit those large outdrives.

But pretty much no crazy changes.
Yes in new type upper bulkhead !
& new sus. arm
Ball Diff maybe in EDIT release !
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Yes in new type upper bulkhead !
& new sus. arm
Ball Diff maybe in EDIT release !
New 3mm Pro-Spec Ball Diff will be available pretty soon! (Yes, from HB. not Edit...)

you guys should check with the shape of the main chassis too

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Old 02-23-2008, 10:10 PM   #11010
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what was wrong with the old ball diff? Also what is being changed to 3mm, the diff balls, thrust balls, or both? or am i completely off
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