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Old 10-05-2008, 12:14 PM   #14056
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Hmmm, IT would probably work better if you stood up your shocks a little bit, and just went to a softer spring. IT will be more reactive and still maintain the same, or more grip.

You are correct on the shorter camber link. But, since you are on very low grip I think it would be better for you to stay with the longer camber link, as it will generate a little more traction that way. It's always worth a try though. My track is really tight, and very high grip, so the shorter camber links really suit my conditions. I usually use longer camber links when the grip is low, so the car will be smoother and easier to drive.

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This is something I fought with a lot when I first got my car. It just felt a little lazy overall compared to cars I've had in the past. I just shortened up my camber links and that made a world of difference. The car is much more reactive, and turns in WAY better off power. Try that, and also maybe loosen up your rear droop screws just a tiny bit.

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Ok that might be worth a try I have my rear links stretched all the way out to try and fix that looseness I had in the rear.
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:21 PM   #14058
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Hmmm, IT would probably work better if you stood up your shocks a little bit, and just went to a softer spring. IT will be more reactive and still maintain the same, or more grip.

You are correct on the shorter camber link. But, since you are on very low grip I think it would be better for you to stay with the longer camber link, as it will generate a little more traction that way. It's always worth a try though. My track is really tight, and very high grip, so the shorter camber links really suit my conditions. I usually use longer camber links when the grip is low, so the car will be smoother and easier to drive.

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do you mean i schould stand up wich schocks, front or rear or both . I angled my front shocks alot because i felt it had more steering under braking
i.e i was on hole number 3 then went to 1 for front and had more steering.
So you would recomend me to stay where i am with my camber links.
Is there any othe way instead of changing the spring , because i will have to order them , wait for a while ...it will take alot of time .
when you say i should change my spring rate do you mean i should put softer springs or stiffer springs , front or rear or both .How do you mesure spring rate because i might be able to borrow some xray spring since people at my track have alot of xrays and i could try them .
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:19 PM   #14059
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Anyone have the three-hole piston part number handy?
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:52 PM   #14060
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Anyone have the three-hole piston part number handy?
Not sure about the Hot Bodies part number but the Tamiya 3 hold pistons work and the fit perfect Thats what im using and I think they work a little better.
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Old 10-05-2008, 02:46 PM   #14061
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your in luck ASM, I just finally got mine in from Hong Kong, part 73524
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:02 PM   #14062
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Too late...just got thru putting in a 15 hour day and got this run completed.

What is the difference between these 2 chassis?? The one I used is a newer Cyclone with the battery tabs that snap into slots. I compared it to another Cyclone chassis that Mike had and the chassis profile matched. I dont locate on the "width" of the chassis, I locate on the angles coming off the width seen below. Also, there is a bit of room in the thru holes and a visual guide profile to line up to. ...Checked the chassis I layed out. Its 4.305 wide so it must be the TC, so this should fit both...I hope.

I'll post pics tomarrow....there are a buttload of holes on this model...49 to be exact (including tapped clamp holes). I'll keep the price the same even though labor costs are 20% higher with all the mount locations.
Lookin good Kevin and yes it is the TC you have
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:41 PM   #14063
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Yes the cyclone diff bolt is a known weekness. A good fix is to go with the larger screw from associated or switch to the new pro spec diff. A large problem is your diffs are probably set too tight. Also switch to a spool in the front running usvta the car will run better

Tried a spool in the front and didn't like the handling at all. Maybe the grip of the track wasnt high enough yet, or my setup is way off for a spool to work. Also, it's an aluminum spool and the steel drive pins on the front CVDs really chewed it up and left deep notches in the spool.
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Old 10-05-2008, 05:43 PM   #14064
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your in luck ASM, I just finally got mine in from Hong Kong, part 73524
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Old 10-05-2008, 07:22 PM   #14065
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For those expressing interest on the Cyclone setup / tweak plate...here are a couple of pics of completed plates. I should have these ready for sale on Wednesday @ ppdbillet.com. This is a limited small run based on interest of PM's and our thread so dont be surprised if there gone in a couple of weeks.



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Old 10-05-2008, 07:39 PM   #14066
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Nice job Kevin.
TC in pic above will be up for sale as soon as I get it back from Verndog.
Pm me if interested
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:58 PM   #14067
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Korey , i have had this probleme for over 5 month so the changes that you told me to try did not afect the cornering speed , ( when i had 2mm under camber link and now 1mm under camber link it did not make the probleme worth) .
I had few problem like rear end loose and know resolved , funny noise with universal joint now less noise .But know i have to get a bit more cornering speed.thats my probleme know.
So know id like to know how to improve cornering speed?
Hi Cyclone Speed, I think you should try the Hpi Pink Spring in the front and try to move the front arm toward to the rear. I mean spacing your front arm, 2.75mm (all the spacers) in FF. Also, use 2mm ackerman. Let me know how you feel if you tried.
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:56 PM   #14068
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hey
i just oreded one of these new cyclone TC could any one tell me if the trak power 5400 lipo fit
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Hi Cyclone Speed, I think you should try the Hpi Pink Spring in the front and try to move the front arm toward to the rear. I mean spacing your front arm, 2.75mm (all the spacers) in FF. Also, use 2mm ackerman. Let me know how you feel if you tried.
OK i try the spacing and 2mm ackerman and il tell you how it feels .
I will have to order the pink spring.
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:06 PM   #14070
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thanks Korey for all the help EJ20 .
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