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Old 12-18-2008, 02:42 PM   #14791
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i too have had the problem with the steering hubs..they do break right along the seam...i have a 3 racing aluminum set on the way...have only raced this car 4 times..and not hit hard..but broken 2 steering hubs...have hit things much harder with tc5 and not broken...
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:02 PM   #14792
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This would all be solved by packaging the knuckles different.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:06 PM   #14793
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I ran my cyclone for the first time tonight, WOW what a difference form a TC3 I was running the one way but sounded like nothing I have never heard before. In the corners with on power i was hearing something but the drive terain was free, it sounded like it was the tires gripping hard. I can't really describe the sound. The car handeled great though
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:36 PM   #14794
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Probably chatter from the axles,too much steering throw
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:53 PM   #14795
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:00 PM   #14796
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what is the difference between running the carbon fiber rear brace vs. the stock purple (heatsink)
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:26 PM   #14797
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what is the difference between running the carbon fiber rear brace vs. the stock purple (heatsink)
the CF brace will give more rear traction due to extra chassis flex. If your running rubber tire i suggest the CF brace.
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Old 12-18-2008, 10:13 PM   #14798
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Yea, I never had a problem with the knuckles on the car. The only part I've broken so far is a rear arm and that was something REALLY stupid. Overall the car's durability hasn't been an issue for me. I've had other cars in the past that were worse.

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Hey Guys,

Just wanted to give a quick mention to RCMARKET and say thanks for the excellent service I got from his online shop.

I ordered a number of HB Cyclone parts and they arrived at my door in Australia in 3 1/2 days.....during the Xmas period

Dont hesitate to buy from them, excellent service.

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Just wanted to give a quick mention to RCMARKET and say thanks for the excellent service I got from his online shop.

I ordered a number of HB Cyclone parts and they arrived at my door in Australia in 3 1/2 days.....during the Xmas period

Dont hesitate to buy from them, excellent service.

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Hey Guys,

Just wanted to give a quick mention to RCMARKET and say thanks for the excellent service I got from his online shop.

I ordered a number of HB Cyclone parts and they arrived at my door in Australia in 3 1/2 days.....during the Xmas period

Dont hesitate to buy from them, excellent service.

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+1 on that i am from canada and he is awesome i get parts in 5 days .
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First was the rear weights. Pretty straight forward, and they fit fairly neat and still have room for strapping tape. I found the carbon fiber "look" weights I found oversees and the common lead weight I just sprayed with a black rubber that I bought from Home Depot. Next is the front weight. Same as the back. I still have a bit of room as I fine tune to add more. Since I don't run the upper deck posts up front I have more room and I also just cut and sanded the upper deck to reflect this.
Where DID you get those weights from?
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It sounds like they fixed the steering knuckle then. Since I switched to aluminum way back in the day, haven't had the issue. Like I said, it seems right when they switched the part slightly it started. The Pro4 didn't have a knub on the end of it to limit steering throw, then the cyclone came out and they made the mold with the knub, that's when the weird cracking began. I think between 3 Cyclone racers at my track, we went thru the hobby shops entire supply of steering knuckles. They all broke exactly the same, perfectly straight thru the front mold seem and the entire axle with bearings and wheel would fall out. I had atleast 6-7, not to mention how many others I personally saw happen the same way. But it sounds like that has been retooled or fixed or maybe there was just a huge bad batch about 2-3 years ago. Oh well, glad to hear its a non issue now.
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what are some way to correct to much steering throw?
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what are some way to correct to much steering throw?
setting your radio steering travel
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