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Old 03-30-2014, 05:53 PM   #466
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Second time out with with the car, and I have to say the cars overall performance is great. The last TC I owned was a MR4TC, and that was 10+ years ago. The car is smooth, and easy easy to drive. I've found myself dialing more steering out out than I probably should, but I'm not used to all all this traction so I'll have to ease my way into it.

This may not be the place to ask, but if anyone has any spare Steering Blocks (TD330521), I'd be more than happy to buy them from you. I'm a newbie to onroad and I seem to be breaking these with ease lol.
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Old 03-30-2014, 07:36 PM   #467
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Tower hobbies has them in stock.
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Old 03-30-2014, 08:14 PM   #468
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Tower hobbies has them in stock.
They don't, order pending. I work part part time a hobby shop and have plenty backordered, but in the event I break one before they're off backorder (likely lol) I'll be screwed.
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I'm sure a steering block from another chassis would work until the backorder parts come in. I would change them bilaterally to keep the setup symmetrical.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:08 PM   #470
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First time out with the DETC410 today. Started with the Low Grip Carpet setup. Worked well, made some changes to give more flex and I set my best lap times by .5 secs... gained 2 laps from my best ever!!! Didn't break a single part and had a blast!! I love this car!! I do think the steering rack needs some "tightening up".
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First time out with the DETC410 today. Started with the Low Grip Carpet setup. Worked well, made some changes to give more flex and I set my best lap times by .5 secs... gained 2 laps from my best ever!!! Didn't break a single part and had a blast!! I love this car!! I do think the steering rack needs some "tightening up".
Just like every other car out there, its nothing a shim couldnt fix.
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Just like every other car out there, its nothing a shim couldnt fix.
Yeah. That would do it.
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Your car looked good out there Eric. If you need any shims, let me know. I can shim it out for ya the next time you are at the track.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:35 PM   #474
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Hi guys. Am I correct in saying that you can change your rear toe via suspension hangars or rear hub carriers? If not. What are the inserts for in the rear hub carriers
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inboard toe and outboard toe have not the same effect on the car behaviour...
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inboard toe and outboard toe have not the same effect on the car behaviour...
What difference is there?
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I really find the plastic too soft, its got more of a foamy feal, rather then the more crisp xray or tamiya carbon reinforced parts feal, but they do not break easily, I guess a lot of flex built in, I am going to mount some 418 suspension on the car and see how it handles, like I said earlier it is a direct fit, no modifications required. The trf shocks as well are a direct fit and proper lenght and you get one of the best shocks in the business, my car handled a lot better then the stock shocks, but I tend to put trf shocks on all my cars anyway, I think this car with the correct parts will be very quick
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How are the Durango shocks vs the TRF shocks??
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What difference is there?
If your running a total of 3 deg rear toe and 1 deg of the 3 deg is on the rear hub, your car would have a little less turn in into the corner but more rotation center on, and less forward bite.
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the durango are not as smooth, compared to trf, I find the trf more adjustable friendly, as in you can notice a difference if you make adjustments, the durango are fine, but as soon as I put the tamiya ones on, the car was like its on rails, for me also helps as I have tons of springs that fit the trf, so gives me more options, my next project is going to see how the 418 suspension works on the car
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