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Old 03-11-2008, 04:34 PM   #11311
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And they say this car is old this is for all my Cyclone lovers out there

Florida State Series

I have tabulated the Manufacturers points... and WOW is it closer then ever

This is after 3 rounds... I am missing who finsihed 3rd in mod at both the last two races.... When that is posted, I will update it further

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Old 03-11-2008, 07:08 PM   #11312
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Yes it fit perfect.
I have it to and i like it.
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Old 03-11-2008, 07:26 PM   #11313
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why does the kit stock setup call for a thicker rear sway bar than the front? It just doesn't make sense
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Old 03-11-2008, 07:36 PM   #11314
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Old 03-11-2008, 07:41 PM   #11315
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It is not as big in Australia as it is in the US. A morespeed in australia will set you back about US $600 and parts are a little more as well. Most people still buy from Hong Kong and the US as it still works out cheaper.
Australia is more about outdoor sports, cricket, rugby, soccer, beating up on POMs.... as opposed to more hobby orientated activities.
Also we dont have many kids racing (or at least in sydney) which i guess could be due to the large initial cost of getting into competitive racing.
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Old 03-11-2008, 11:46 PM   #11316
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Thought I had the diffs figured out with the alum. outdrives and then broke another diff screw tonight. Thats three in three weeks.

I just dropped the one way in front and said forget about it for now. I was running the front diff tight admitadly. I'm gonna sand the next diff rings and drill the outdrives to accept a beefy screw. Any suggestions ??

I built the car as per the instructions and the layshaft wanders and the bearings are not seated tightly in the bulkheads any suggestions? Locktite on the outside?
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Old 03-11-2008, 11:53 PM   #11317
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Here we are! heres my Cyclone with its latest body...








Those rims are just for show btw.
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:00 AM   #11318
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Thought I had the diffs figured out with the alum. outdrives and then broke another diff screw tonight. Thats three in three weeks.

I just dropped the one way in front and said forget about it for now. I was running the front diff tight admitadly. I'm gonna sand the next diff rings and drill the outdrives to accept a beefy screw. Any suggestions ??

I built the car as per the instructions and the layshaft wanders and the bearings are not seated tightly in the bulkheads any suggestions? Locktite on the outside?
use the AE screw. That's what I've been told to do. Never even bothered with the stock diff screw. It just looks too fragile.
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:19 AM   #11319
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Thought I had the diffs figured out with the alum. outdrives and then broke another diff screw tonight. Thats three in three weeks.

I just dropped the one way in front and said forget about it for now. I was running the front diff tight admitadly. I'm gonna sand the next diff rings and drill the outdrives to accept a beefy screw. Any suggestions ??

I built the car as per the instructions and the layshaft wanders and the bearings are not seated tightly in the bulkheads any suggestions? Locktite on the outside?
There is a degree of side to side movement with the pulleys, just undo the grub screw a little bit (not enough to allow the pulley to move off the flat spot though) and slide the pulleys towards the bulkheadthen re-tighten.
Keep in mind they shouldn't be tight up to the bulkheads, a tiny amount of play is best.
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:19 AM   #11320
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I plan on getting a Cyclone S and a Cyclone Moore. What parts break and i need to stock for this car. Thanks so much for the time.
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On the cyclone S

o Throw out the plastic c-hubs and replace them with the proper carbon graphite ones. The plastic cyclone s hub will probably break on your first or second meet.
o If you run anything higher than stock you probably want to replace the plastic diff out drives. (ie proper delrin or steel outdrives like on the full level cyclones).
o If you run a spool or one-way you need to replace the centre pulley system and upgrade it to aluminium pulleys. This means also upgrading the centre shaft and spur gear holder.

Otherwise usual things which get damaged on cyclone are C-Hubs and knuckles... also the front hinge pins tend to get bent. You can still drive the car but it will be tweaked. Probably also a good idea to have spare belts.
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Forget about the AE screw, just get the following parts and you shouldn't be breaking the diff screw. Just make sure that you run a 2.6mm drill bit thru the center of the diff outdrives.

http://www.hotbodiesonline.net/searc...=61535&lang=en

http://www.hbeurope.com/piw.php?lang=en&partNo=61544
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I got these from RC MARKET.......You will not break this silver screw. The purple nut (use blue locktite), thrust washers and balls are what you need. The long T-nut is not used and I have not used the black screw. I have broken the heads off the AE screws and I have tried screws from Kyosho and many others. The best thing is these are HB parts.

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Old 03-12-2008, 07:23 AM   #11323
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Hey Cyclone racers this is my first time going outdoor with my cyclone I need a little help with what I need for the outdoors first should I get the spool and which one should I get there is the orignal one and the world, would the world fit my reg cyclone the black edition? what spring should I get? better still can some one post a setup for a smooth high traction layout.
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The v3 spool is the best one to get. The aluminium ones wear down quickly.
However if you use the v2 or v3 spool you will need to use v2 universals. The black cyclones will have the original universals and not the v2.

Pretty much use spool if you are running anything higher than 27T stock brushless stock 13.5 i think spool may be ok.

For springs you should start with the setup which andy used at the World Championships. Look on the hot bodies europe site for the article about andy's win there. It should be gold silver springs (if im not mistaken the black comes with silver springs all round?).
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PS. I wish people wouldnt post large pictures that distort the thread and load everytime you want to access the thread.
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