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Old 06-13-2013, 08:00 AM   #1171
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I'm staying with the 20 tooth anyways. Why change what already works!
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are now in stock
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:17 AM   #1173
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I want to try one of those floating servo mounts .is there any one in the usa that sells one?
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Whoa ! $30+ for 4 pistons !!!

Were they always this expensive ?
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:37 AM   #1175
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I got the Tamiya blank pistons for $10. I hope they fit. lol



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Old 06-13-2013, 10:40 AM   #1176
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For a floating servo mount, go on ebay. There is a place in CA that has ones that look identical to the Roche one, was like $15 shipped to my door. Used it few times and at Reedy, quality seems really good and didn't have any issues with it moving much from crashes. Thinking of improving it by putting a pin in the 3rd hole it has and make an alignment hole in chassis. Thinking 3 points to chassis should keep it perfectly straight in any type of crashes.
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:11 AM   #1177
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Same one I have and it's nice.

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For a floating servo mount, go on ebay. There is a place in CA that has ones that look identical to the Roche one, was like $15 shipped to my door. Used it few times and at Reedy, quality seems really good and didn't have any issues with it moving much from crashes. Thinking of improving it by putting a pin in the 3rd hole it has and make an alignment hole in chassis. Thinking 3 points to chassis should keep it perfectly straight in any type of crashes.
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:29 PM   #1178
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Whoa ! $30+ for 4 pistons !!!

Were they always this expensive ?
One of the main reasons I can see these pistons being more $$$ than others is the super tight tolerance they are held to. As you tighten up tolerances, cost of manufacturing them sky rockets (tooling costs, the amount of discrepant parts, scrapped parts, ect.). The key to these pistons working as intended is the super perfect fit to the shock body, so the holes control the flow of the oil.

I Know it sounds like a lot, but they are worth having in your box.
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Old 06-13-2013, 01:08 PM   #1179
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Not in stock right now but you're right a nice item to have.

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One of the main reasons I can see these pistons being more $$$ than others is the super tight tolerance they are held to. As you tighten up tolerances, cost of manufacturing them sky rockets (tooling costs, the amount of discrepant parts, scrapped parts, ect.). The key to these pistons working as intended is the super perfect fit to the shock body, so the holes control the flow of the oil.

I Know it sounds like a lot, but they are worth having in your box.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:08 PM   #1180
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Hi guys, anyone noticed few interesting things on Andy Moore TCXX at this weekend ETS?

1: using tcx knuckles
2: some kind of mount for the top deck and motor mount similar to Spec R mount for t4
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Old 06-15-2013, 01:07 PM   #1181
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Obviously the top deck "Yokomo style" so directly from front to rear is the way to go... I hope he will try something without the holes, because it has a bad effect on the top deck even it is only fixed like that...

As a result it makes the car front train less aggressive and he seems to try to get back steering (front split blocks and modified lower arms)
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Old 06-16-2013, 09:35 AM   #1182
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Hi guys, anyone noticed few interesting things on Andy Moore TCXX at this weekend ETS?

1: using tcx knuckles
2: some kind of mount for the top deck and motor mount similar to Spec R mount for t4
Also looks like he went back to the TCX steering rack.

That is one 'doctored up' TCXX.

I think it's really cool to see what these guys can do to make the car better.
I'll bet you won't see a setup sheet for that one ...


Edit: After looking at the pictures again I think that is a modified TCX. Still pretty cool.

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Old 06-16-2013, 07:06 PM   #1183
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I have a new in box TCXX kit for sale.

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Old 06-16-2013, 07:22 PM   #1184
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Should I wait on a up to date version of the tcxx and also I see Andy running the no hole chassis is that the way to go on carpet or run the stock one
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:55 AM   #1185
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It looks to me that Andy Moore didn't use a flat head screw in the forward hole of his motor mount. It looks like he used a set screw in its place. The flat head screw next to the set screw is for the (new) rear post (I think). Along with the mod to the upper deck mounting I'm guessing that the additional flex in the rear gave him understeer and he had to soften the front arms to get some steering back.
Very cool !

Obviously all guess work. Maybe Hiro, Fred or Korey could comment ...
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