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Old 08-21-2008, 09:06 PM   #13561
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What do I need to convert a cyclone black to a TC? What are the differences? Or would it be better just to get the TC?
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Whats the biggest spur gear I can put on the car? I tried a 114 but it hits the chasis and hangs down too low. I'm trying to gear a 3.5T brushless.
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:29 PM   #13563
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What do I need to convert a cyclone black to a TC? What are the differences? Or would it be better just to get the TC?
IMO it all depends on how hopped up your black is. I started out with the black and my car is hopped up as far as the parts I felt I needed. The only parts I feel that could benefit me is the new arms and sway bars. Again...these are all my opinions.
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:31 PM   #13564
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Whats the biggest spur gear I can put on the car? I tried a 114 but it hits the chasis and hangs down too low. I'm trying to gear a 3.5T brushless.
If you have the brushlss motor mount the 114 should just fit for gearing a 3.5 besides the spur gear sticking out the bottom you also have to worry about it hitting the "U" shapped plate in the rear.
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:34 PM   #13565
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What do I need to convert a cyclone black to a TC? What are the differences? Or would it be better just to get the TC?
You would need the new upper bulkheads, new F/R shock towers, chassis, top deck, rear FRP plate, pro spec diff, arms, and new swaybar mounts. The new upper bulkheads only come in purple so it wouldn't match or you could have them anodized black. Oh and the 2 way front diff.


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Whats the biggest spur gear I can put on the car? I tried a 114 but it hits the chasis and hangs down too low. I'm trying to gear a 3.5T brushless.

108 or a 110 but it will sit below the chassis a little but I have never had any problems.
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:34 PM   #13566
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Just wondering if those of you that run the LRP Sphere TC in the Cyclone TC wouldnt mind showing me your placement etc, the way I currently have it placed look's way to exposed and in a crash I dont think it would survive.

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I don t have a pic but I put it with the sensor slot facing the front and the tabs to the rear and the capacitor glued to the heatsink on the side.



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like blackedoutrevos mounting. it works great

That was the only place the cap fit on my car without being in the way, or hitting the belts

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Wow! that is the most rediculous wiring job I've ever seen, is that your car or Black'doutrevo's? I want mine to look like that!
Haha thanks bro! Thats why I love electric TC's, I cant drive, so I spend my time wiring my car till it looks alright

Heres another pic



Theres a few pics of my cyclone (And MTX-4R in there also. My new baby)

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his but mine looks almost exactly like it. but with a spektrum micro and servo mounts.
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where did get those nice black servo wires?
Just sharpie, Its a bic marker, makes the wires look black, not that weird color. Works better for me anyhow

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I believe he colored them with sharpie from what I read.


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Well......it's time for battle again but this time I have to go at it alone since Scotty is running nitro this weekend. I have never run this car at the track I am going to but I'm sure the set up will be fine. 13.5 is the class of choice once again so hopefully I can continue my stoke of good luck.
Haha im running gas to! Your turn to swap man! Its SOOOOOO much fun!!

Good luck! Kick some
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Old 08-21-2008, 10:11 PM   #13567
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So this is the reason of all the PM's about my cyclone LOL







That was the only place the cap fit on my car without being in the way, or hitting the belts



Haha thanks bro! Thats why I love electric TC's, I cant drive, so I spend my time wiring my car till it looks alright

Heres another pic



Theres a few pics of my cyclone (And MTX-4R in there also. My new baby)



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Just sharpie, Its a bic marker, makes the wires look black, not that weird color. Works better for me anyhow





Haha im running gas to! Your turn to swap man! Its SOOOOOO much fun!!

Good luck! Kick some

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Old 08-21-2008, 10:17 PM   #13568
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Old 08-21-2008, 10:43 PM   #13569
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are the old lower bulkheads the same as the ones on the new TC?
The older ones are almost exactly the same. The only difference is the older ones had a slight bevel on all the edges of the parts so they looked "rounded". The newer TC versions are just plain, with no beveled edges. So geometrically they are the same, but visually they are a little different.

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Old 08-22-2008, 12:14 AM   #13570
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hi guys , i have two question please.

first question: is there any benefit of buying the 2 wayfront diff of the cyclone TC and the pro spec ball diff to put on my moorspeed.

second question: why does the cyclone TC has a plastic belt tensionner , plastic bearing cover , and differente sway bar mount then the moor speed . whats the benefit of all that .
also the rear lower suspension why is there suspension mounting holes on both side aswell as the sway bar mount .

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Old 08-22-2008, 03:39 AM   #13571
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Hi Guys
Could someone please point me in the right direction of a editable setup sheet for the TC Clone
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Old 08-22-2008, 04:53 AM   #13572
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hi guys , i have two question please.

first question: is there any benefit of buying the 2 wayfront diff of the cyclone TC and the pro spec ball diff to put on my moorspeed.

second question: why does the cyclone TC has a plastic belt tensionner , plastic bearing cover , and differente sway bar mount then the moor speed . whats the benefit of all that .
also the rear lower suspension why is there suspension mounting holes on both side aswell as the sway bar mount .

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Not much need for the two-way unless youre often changing between one-way and spool. Otherwise its a bit on the heavy side.

The belt tensioner locates better keeping it straight in relation to the topdeck at all times.
The plastic bearing holders reduce vibrations and finally the sway bar mounts these help the sway bars to move more freely and consistently, in addition they are far easier to adjust.
The reverse-able wishbones are used on both front and rear, they offer more tuning opportunities.
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Here you go. Not quite as neat but works for me.

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The reverse-able wishbones are used on both front and rear, they offer more tuning opportunities.
Are the opportunities for a longer/shorter wheel base ???? (if yes) Is there more the new wishbones will change ???

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Are the opportunities for a longer/shorter wheel base ???? (if yes) Is there more the new wishbones will change ???

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longer wheelbase will make the care more stable and better in high speed turns ( wide open tracks)

shorter wheelbase will make the car feel nimble and its good for small tight tracks.
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