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Old 04-22-2014, 11:52 AM   #1426
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Quick question... does CRC operate on a known release schedule? What I'm asking is if the Xti is going to be the car to get for a while, or is something new expected before September?

I'm thinking of getting into 12th scale and I'm trying to research and price out some kits. CRC is popular at our track so naturally I'm looking here, but I'd hate to buy a car in August only to have a new one released in September.

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Typically, but not always, CRC releases some updates and/or an updated kit right around the time of the Vegas race. Since that event marks the beginning of the hardcore indoor 1/12th scale season in the US, that's also when most manufacturers (including CRC) often will make their newest ideas available first to their team drivers and then to their customers.


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Quick question... does CRC operate on a known release schedule? What I'm asking is if the Xti is going to be the car to get for a while, or is something new expected before September?

I'm thinking of getting into 12th scale and I'm trying to research and price out some kits. CRC is popular at our track so naturally I'm looking here, but I'd hate to buy a car in August only to have a new one released in September.

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Old 04-22-2014, 07:43 PM   #1428
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Typically, but not always, CRC releases some updates and/or an updated kit right around the time of the Vegas race. Since that event marks the beginning of the hardcore indoor 1/12th scale season in the US, that's also when most manufacturers (including CRC) often will make their newest ideas available first to their team drivers and then to their customers.

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Old 04-22-2014, 10:25 PM   #1429
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Typically, but not always, CRC releases some updates and/or an updated kit right around the time of the Vegas race. Since that event marks the beginning of the hardcore indoor 1/12th scale season in the US, that's also when most manufacturers (including CRC) often will make their newest ideas available first to their team drivers and then to their customers.
Thanks! I appreciate the feedback. I may not be able to hold off till October, but maybe that'll just be a time to upgrade
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:58 AM   #1430
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Thanks! I appreciate the feedback. I may not be able to hold off till October, but maybe that'll just be a time to upgrade
one of the great things about CRC is that (with the exception of the XTI platform which was quite a big change in design, with several parts that were not compatible with CRC's older models).....usually when CRC makes improvements, they are subtle and evolutionary in nature. Typically, any new stuff that CRC comes out with will fit right on their previous car(s) so that older kits can easily be brought right up to the current specification at very modest cost. The guys at CRC do a great job of looking after the needs of the typical club racer. And, of course, their team drivers always seem to show well at major events.
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:43 PM   #1431
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in a photo from the 2012 worlds i noticed they were running split castor left to right? what would this do to handling.....
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Old 04-26-2014, 03:40 PM   #1432
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What effect does raising the front and rear of the shock have?
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What effect does raising the front and rear of the shock have?
Raising the rear of the shock will give you more steering into and through the center of the corner. It's very helpful for tight 180's.
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Old 04-27-2014, 01:49 PM   #1434
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I have a xti roller for sale.. futaba brushless servo, full set of new wheels, some misc spares, and a different chassis (no idea what the chassis is but its crc) chassis has no scratches on it. Text me. 480650zero879.120 plus shipping.
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Old 05-11-2014, 03:06 AM   #1435
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where would i put spacers to effect bumpsteer ? would they go under the ball on knuckle or on servo saver, trying to minimize bump toe in
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If you are running a flat servo you'll want the steering rods as close to parallel to the ground as possible. Typically this is done by adding spacers under the ball stud in the knuckle.
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Old 05-11-2014, 04:54 AM   #1437
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where would i put spacers to effect bumpsteer ? would they go under the ball on knuckle or on servo saver, trying to minimize bump toe in
Hey Brad, I did a lot of testing with bump steer and can help ya out!

You coming to on road testing on 17th?

Steering rods parallel to the ground is neutral, when the go down towards ground on knuckle side you have bump toe in.
Remember that it can change with the ride height!
I like it with a little bump toe in for more steering but only a real tiny bit!
I try to run with around .5mm lower on knuckle side.
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Old 05-11-2014, 05:00 AM   #1438
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i run toe in as std, so when suspension is compress it exaggerates the toe i have even more, so need to sort it out
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i run toe in as std, so when suspension is compress it exaggerates the toe i have even more, so need to sort it out
To minimize bump you're in you need to raise the outsides of the steering links so they are ask least level with or higher than the inner end of the links. It depends on what servo saver and front wheels you are using to how much angle you can get.

For example, a Kimbrough small servo saver and CRC/BSR wheels will allow for less bump toe in because the inner link can be set low and the outer can be spaced higher because of the diameter of the front wheel.

If you are using an Xray servo saver and Jaco wheels you can't get the same angle because the holes on the servo saver are higher and the wheels have a smaller diameter, so the outer part of the steering link can't be spaced up as high.
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I have my xti for sell, with srg-hr servo if you are interested
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