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Old 02-09-2014, 07:58 AM   #1546
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Idk, I rarely break anything on my tcxx's, even during the time I was using aluminum knuckles because they came on one of the cars I purchased.

There is a complete rack on eBay right now for $75, you could also contact HPI, they may help you out.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:00 PM   #1547
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I think I figured out that you can use the Cyclone TC single crank system in the TCX. I can't find info on exactly which parts you use from the 7508(pro4 servo saver set), but i have bits of it here and have ordered 2 more for my two tcxs, along with 75143s and 61321s. I think I'll be able to use bearings I have and I think the servo and remain where it's supposed to be! Any info on those things would be very awesome and gratefully received!!!

I measured it all up and just seems the ackerman will revert to that of a TC, so I just hope that feels ok as it felt fantastic with the original rack.

I will look at Ebay, I know I was looking before and the only ones I could see had buy it now prices of well over $120, thanks Chris, I will for sure check it out.
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:01 AM   #1548
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Hey guys,

I attended the Snowbirds 2014 and I have to say, it is a crazy but super fun race. I have learned a lot throughout this race and I have tried many different setups on my car. The tires this time was a bit harder than usual so it was difficult to get the grip we wanted. The track conditions kept on changing everyday so that also made it hard for me to find the ideal setup I wanted. However, I am very happy with the cars performance throughout the weekend and I have attached the setup that I used at the snowbirds.

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Old 02-10-2014, 06:04 PM   #1549
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Can anyone tell me if the Tamiya 416/417 "Steering Bridge" fits directly on a TCX?

I see there are carbon fibre braces which fit both so it suggests to me that the geometry must be very similar...Also are the bearings in it the same size?
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Old 02-11-2014, 04:49 AM   #1550
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are there any available chassis (stock or aftermarket) that doesn't need to have another hole drilled for a floating servo mount?
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Old 02-11-2014, 04:53 AM   #1551
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I'm using the floating mount from eBay, $13.99 and works great. No drilling required
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:08 AM   #1552
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I'm using the floating mount from eBay, $13.99 and works great. No drilling required
with which chassis?
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:13 AM   #1553
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:21 AM   #1554
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really?? I can't see where the 2nd screw on the mount attaches

and this mount - http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=151225773682

any chance you can take a pic of the bottom on your chassis?? granted, I'm trying to use this on a TCX, which is why I asked about which tcxx chassis works. but looking at the pics of the tcxx chassis in the manual, I can't see where the 2nd screw on the mount attaches

and this would be the 2nd screw on the side the attaches to the chassis
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The 2 screws directly behind the center steering rack hole

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The 2 screws directly behind the center steering rack hole

thanks. I guess that's what I get for looking at the manual trying to figure it out...that hole isn't included on the manual's drawings
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The new option parts may work for you when they release. Pretty sure the new HB floating mount uses a wider bolt pattern.
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thanks. I guess that's what I get for looking at the manual trying to figure it out...that hole isn't included on the manual's drawings
My original TCX chassis doesn't have that hole drilled.

ArrowmaxRC has a couple chassis options that are drilled for the use of their floating servo mount. I'm still using standard mounts. I did put a small 0.5mm spacer under each mount to help the chassis flex more around the servo. You can see the chassis flexing under the servo as you twist it in hand.
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My original TCX chassis doesn't have that hole drilled.

ArrowmaxRC has a couple chassis options that are drilled for the use of their floating servo mount. I'm still using standard mounts. I did put a small 0.5mm spacer under each mount to help the chassis flex more around the servo. You can see the chassis flexing under the servo as you twist it in hand.
that's my issue.. i'm trying to use a floating mount made for the tcxx, so I guess i'll need to drill a whole to mount it, or buy a new chassis
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I understand using the TCX motor mount which move the motor inwards makes the car roll faster.
But is it okay for low traction situtations?
Or making the car roll faster is better for any conditions, low or high traction.

Please advise, many thanks.
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