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Old 06-05-2013, 03:16 PM   #1111
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I usually go with softer center and/or side springs.

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Has anyone got any tips for calming the front end down on initial turn in?
Any front tire diameter over 42 would be considered "huge" and would cause this. So would camber over 1*.
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I'm running small tyres and white centre and white sides. I was running red centre but moved to white and this made it better. It just turns in quite quickly making some larger sweepers hard to keep a good line.
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Try less caster up front. That will affect your corner entry and exit.
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I'm running small tyres and white centre and white sides. I was running red centre but moved to white and this made it better. It just turns in quite quickly making some larger sweepers hard to keep a good line.
I went to blue side springs.
On some layouts I even went to orange.
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Front king pin length; very important! Measure from the bottom of the steering block (right against the king pin) to the bottom of the e-clip groove with the inside jaws of your calipers. Then look at the color of your spring, either black (old ones) or silver (new ones). For black springs, your king pin should measure .406" (10.31mm). Silver should be .401" (10.18mm). If they are uneven lengths or too long, whacky things will happen. These are kind of base numbers, you can be +/- of these, but not much.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:59 AM   #1118
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Can I use the new Slider Rear Pods of Gen XTi in the Gen XL?

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Slider Pod Conversion for the-Gen-X,XL,Xi + Gen X10
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I'm running small tyres and white centre and white sides. I was running red centre but moved to white and this made it better. It just turns in quite quickly making some larger sweepers hard to keep a good line.

What lube are you running? If it's cutting too hard you can go to a lighter lube to calm down the initial reaction.
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What lube are you running? If it's cutting too hard you can go to a lighter lube to calm down the initial reaction.
I'm running 20k lube but sounds like it might be worth trying 10k
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I'm running 20k lube but sounds like it might be worth trying 10k
10k has been my "go to" fluid for this car. I've been as low as 7k. Because the car tends to transfer so little weight laterally, less dampening is necessary to keep roll in check. Blue side springs are my usual, but like Wayne said, oranges can be beneficial on some layouts. I have my shock mounted one hole further forward than stock on the upperdeck, and I'm running a green spring with 35 wt. Losi oil. This seemed to settle the car down ALOT on exit, without sacrificing any steering into and through the middle of a corner.
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Anyone use Shur Lube in their tubes?
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10k has been my "go to" fluid for this car. I've been as low as 7k. Because the car tends to transfer so little weight laterally, less dampening is necessary to keep roll in check. Blue side springs are my usual, but like Wayne said, oranges can be beneficial on some layouts. I have my shock mounted one hole further forward than stock on the upperdeck, and I'm running a green spring with 35 wt. Losi oil. This seemed to settle the car down ALOT on exit, without sacrificing any steering into and through the middle of a corner.
Thanks for the info
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Thanks for the info
No problem. The stock Xti is a very nimble platform. Too many people jump to the altered ego set-up before trying different set-ups to dial in the car. Anything else I can help with, feel free to ask.
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