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Old 04-28-2013, 02:55 PM   #1006
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What is the main difference and for what situation should be used those new v2 front spindles ?
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:18 PM   #1007
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Are the V2 blocks the ones with the third hole spaced a bit more outside and back than the standard kit blocks?

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Are the V2 blocks the ones with the third hole spaced a bit more outside and back than the standard kit blocks?

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Yep. They are only a new part. So might take some to filter out to all the HB stockists. The part number is HB68489.

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Old 04-28-2013, 09:39 PM   #1009
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Can anyone answer what the new V2 spindle blocks are for? i.e. - why did they change it again?
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:43 PM   #1010
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Can anyone answer what the new V2 spindle blocks are for? i.e. - why did they change it again?
forget about the spindles. I want the new towers and short shocks used at the TITC
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:19 PM   #1011
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Can anyone answer what the new V2 spindle blocks are for? i.e. - why did they change it again?
I know they look like they move it further out than the TCXX blocks, but they are in between the OLD OLD steering blocks and the TCXX blocks. The new V2 blocks are a modified version of the original blocks from the Cyclone and TCX.
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:40 PM   #1012
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does anyone have a good setup for 17.5 at norcal hobbies..or tamiya
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Probably the main reason you won't be seeing much on Hara's setup is because of a few key prototype parts that were on the car. A lot of people don't realize the difference some of these can make to what the overall setup should be, so they aren't posted. If you need a solid setup, I'm sure one of us can help you out though.

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Old 04-29-2013, 12:48 AM   #1014
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I know I'm not Fred... but I'd like to consider myself as a credible source as well .

Front:
Spring: Yokomo Pink
Oil: Much More 500
Piston: Kit 1.1mm 3 hole
Shock Length: 63.5mm
Camber: 1.5 deg
Caster: 4 deg
Toe: 0
Droop: 9.5-10.00mm
Swaybar: 1.4mm, 1mm gap on links
Shock Position: #3 on tower, #2 on arm
Camber link: Short, w/2mm under the inner pivot
Ackerman: 2.5mm on steering rack, #3 hole on V2 steering block
Suspension blocks: FF=1.5 deg, FR= solid +1.5
Shims under suspension blocks: FF= 1.0mm, FR=1.0mm
Wheelbase: 1.25 behind arm, 1.5 in front
Front Drive: Spool, Long POM outdrives, 46mm driveshafts (Tamiya for 2mm pin)

Rear:
Spring: Yokomo Pink
Oil: Much More 500
Piston: Kit 1.1mm 3 hole
Shock Length: 64.0mm
Camber: 1.5 deg
Toe: 3 deg
Droop: 9.5mm
Swaybar: Narrow 1.2mm, 1mm gap on links
Shock Position: #3 on tower, #3 on arm
Camber link: Short on bulkhead, short on hub carrier, w/1.5mm under the inner and outer pivot.
Suspension blocks: RF: Solid 0, RR, 3 deg
Shims under suspension blocks: FF= 1.0mm, FR=1.0mm
Wheelbase: 2mm in front of arm, .7 behind it. 1.5 in front of rear hub, 1.25 behind it.
Gear Diff: AE 35wt shock oil. (orings are swelled a bit, you might need to run thicker if stability/forward bite issues come up).

Body: LW Mazdaspeed 6
Wing: LW HB from Subaru Type C

I think that's everything... Let me know if you have any questions.

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Old 04-29-2013, 12:56 AM   #1015
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Sorry to keep you waiting. Since I live in continuously rainy Washington state, I don't get to run asphalt very much (or see sunlight... I was very confused as to what the bright ball in the sky was last time I visited California).

I do know a Norcal local that always has a solid 17.5 setup on his HB cars, and he goes by "Advil" on these forums. I would contact him and see if he has a solid starting point for you specific for Norcal Raceway in the 17.5 class.

Sorry I couldn't be as much direct help.

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Old 04-29-2013, 05:09 AM   #1016
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I know I'm not Fred... but I'd like to consider myself as a credible source as well .

Front:
Spring: Yokomo Pink
Oil: Much More 500
Piston: Kit 1.1mm 3 hole
Shock Length: 63.5mm
Camber: 1.5 deg
Caster: 4 deg
Toe: 0
Droop: 9.5-10.00mm
Swaybar: 1.4mm, 1mm gap on links
Shock Position: #3 on tower, #2 on arm
Camber link: Short, w/2mm under the inner pivot
Ackerman: 2.5mm on steering rack, #3 hole on V2 steering block
Suspension blocks: FF=1.5 deg, FR= solid +1.5
Shims under suspension blocks: FF= 1.0mm, FR=1.0mm
Wheelbase: 1.25 behind arm, 1.5 in front
Front Drive: Spool, Long POM outdrives, 46mm driveshafts (Tamiya for 2mm pin)

Rear:
Spring: Yokomo Pink
Oil: Much More 500
Piston: Kit 1.1mm 3 hole
Shock Length: 64.0mm
Camber: 1.5 deg
Toe: 3 deg
Droop: 9.5mm
Swaybar: Narrow 1.2mm, 1mm gap on links
Shock Position: #3 on tower, #3 on arm
Camber link: Short on bulkhead, short on hub carrier, w/1.5mm under the inner and outer pivot.
Suspension blocks: RF: Solid 0, RR, 3 deg
Shims under suspension blocks: FF= 1.0mm, FR=1.0mm
Wheelbase: 2mm in front of arm, .7 behind it. 1.5 in front of rear hub, 1.25 behind it.
Gear Diff: AE 35wt shock oil. (orings are swelled a bit, you might need to run thicker if stability/forward bite issues come up).

Body: LW Mazdaspeed 6
Wing: LW HB from Subaru Type C

I think that's everything... Let me know if you have any questions.

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Old 04-29-2013, 10:23 AM   #1017
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ok then...good talk
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Sorry to keep you waiting. Since I live in continuously rainy Washington state, I don't get to run asphalt very much (or see sunlight... I was very confused as to what the bright ball in the sky was last time I visited California).

I do know a Norcal local that always has a solid 17.5 setup on his HB cars, and he goes by "Advil" on these forums. I would contact him and see if he has a solid starting point for you specific for Norcal Raceway in the 17.5 class.

Sorry I couldn't be as much direct help.

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Here is what I have as of yesterday.
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thx advil...are you using tcx motor mount or tcxx one..and are you using all the top deck screws..sorry to be such a pain..
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:46 PM   #1019
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thx advil...are you using tcx motor mount or tcxx one..and are you using all the top deck screws..sorry to be such a pain..
I am using the stock TCXX motor mount. On the setup sheet the top deck screws that are filled in with black should be blank. I don't know why it did that when I converted the .pdf to .jpg for posting. I do have a 2mm top deck on order...next weekend we will see if it works.

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I am using the stock TCXX motor mount. On the setup sheet the top deck screws that are filled in with black should be blank. I don't know why it did that when I converted the .pdf to .jpg for posting. I do have a 2mm top deck on order...next weekend we will see if it works.

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thx ..you going to the speedtech race at tamiya?? and i assume you will be at the reedy race..i will look for you ..thx again
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