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Old 02-01-2014, 11:58 AM   #1876
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Hi guys.
How do you balance you Mi5 from side to side.
I think that using spikes in under the chassie in front and rear is the normal way, but where do you get such 'spikes' and in wich holes are you using for the job ?
There is a Schumacher Option Part for that. U3582
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Old 02-01-2014, 12:24 PM   #1877
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There is a Schumacher Option Part for that. U3582
Ah, thanks.

Just to bad that they are out of stock :-(
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Old 02-02-2014, 02:08 PM   #1878
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Anyone have any pics or setups of his car from the last Ets race?
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Old 02-03-2014, 11:32 AM   #1879
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I had a good and long traning day yesterday. The track was on carpet with good grip, and with a good layout, with long sweeps and long straight, and also a tight in the middel of the track.

I ran 17.5T novak Vulcan, in super stock, and most of my setup was martin hofer standard carpet. I had the wildthing rear and front brace, and an extra alu chassi stiffner.

The car was easy to drive, and with a lot og steering going into turns and also on power control.

I tried to take off the front brace, but found that I couldn't push so hard at the same entry and exit of corners, as if I had the front brace mounted.

I also have a set of wishbones front and rear there are cut, and I was thinking of trying them out soon. What can I expect of the car, when mounting these on a similar track and high grip carpet ?
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There is a Schumacher Option Part for that. U3582
Yes that is correct


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Ah, thanks.

Just to bad that they are out of stock :-(
..There are some available in the shop..


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I also have a set of wishbones front and rear there are cut, and I was thinking of trying them out soon. What can I expect of the car, when mounting these on a similar track and high grip carpet ?
.. in our experience, it allows the arms and chassis to flex slightly more offering a bit more traction on the end they're used on. Similar to harder or softer plastics with the other manufacturers..


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Old 02-04-2014, 04:52 PM   #1881
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New bits from Wild Thing ...

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Old 02-05-2014, 03:02 AM   #1882
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Want to know how to make your Mi5 a little lighter? I've updated my website/blog with a few suggestions... roll on the weekend

http://www.thard.co.uk/?p=55
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Very good info! My car weights in at 1380 right now! have a order from fastener on its way and a package with titan turnbuckles

21.1g saved with the screws sounds like a good start
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[QUOTE=TryHard;12977912]Want to know how to make your Mi5 a little lighter? I've updated my website/blog with a few suggestions... roll on the weekend

http://www.thard.co.uk/?p=55[/QUOTE ]

good suggestion. so Tell me do u also shorten wires from the electronics?do you know how much weight you would save by shortening the wires? I've been not wanting to do that just in case I need to use my electronics in the other cars that require longER wires.
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got my screws from fastener today, made a difference of 25g on my car (changed most screws, kept std steel in steering and motormount), now just have to wait for the titan turnbuckles and see what they do on the weight
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got my screws from fastener today, made a difference of 25g on my car (changed most screws, kept std steel in steering and motormount), now just have to wait for the titan turnbuckles and see what they do on the weight
I found 8.4g saved with Ti studs and 5g saved with the Ti turnbuckles. Nice thing about the studs and turnbuckles are that they are 'high' weight so you reduce the rolling moment.
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Default Mi5 round up for Welland

So how many Mi5s are we going to see at the Canadian Indoor Nats in Welland next month? I know I'm bringing 2 for CVTA and 17.5 blinky.
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Just discovered that one of my rear wishbones precision balls have fairly amount of sloop when the shocks are dismounted.
Is there any fix to get rid of this kind of sloop ?
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Just got my hard bumper foams from the guys at DiscountRCStore. They fit awesome and look like they'll really improve the durability of the front of the car. They are way harder that the stock bumpers from the kit. Next club race is just over a week away, I'll post their performance in a followup.
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Old 02-13-2014, 03:36 PM   #1890
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Just discovered that one of my rear wishbones precision balls have fairly amount of sloop when the shocks are dismounted.
Is there any fix to get rid of this kind of sloop ?
If I'm thinking correctly I think you can replace them if you can get them out. I would try to hang the arm in a can of acetone to try to loosen the glue. I'm sure Phil could tell us if this would work?
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