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Old 03-24-2014, 01:12 AM   #1981
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How are the braces fitted on this please? Any pictures? And is this better than the kit standard 2.5mm chassis for carpet or tarmac?

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:25 AM   #1982
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How are the braces fitted on this please? Any pictures? And is this better than the kit standard 2.5mm chassis for carpet or tarmac?

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I've found the 2mm chassis to be very good outdoors, sharpens up the reaction of the car, as despite being thinner, the weave used is stiffer than the standard chassis. The braces help to improve mid-corner rotation as well. Add in that the chassis is also 15g lighter, and lowers the whole car 0.5mm (for a lower CoG), and you've got a win-win.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:42 AM   #1983
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I've found the 2mm chassis to be very good outdoors, sharpens up the reaction of the car, as despite being thinner, the weave used is stiffer than the standard chassis. The braces help to improve mid-corner rotation as well. Add in that the chassis is also 15g lighter, and lowers the whole car 0.5mm (for a lower CoG), and you've got a win-win.
Oh cool, Any good for indoors on carpet? and has anyone got any pics of how the braces are fitted on the chassis please
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:00 PM   #1984
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Oh cool, Any good for indoors on carpet? and has anyone got any pics of how the braces are fitted on the chassis please
It looks like the braces mount the same as the Wild Thing braces. If you look there are pics on this thread of them.
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It looks like the braces mount the same as the Wild Thing braces. If you look there are pics on this thread of them.
Ok thanks, any idea where as I have no clue hehe
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:37 PM   #1986
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Old 03-26-2014, 07:53 PM   #1989
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So I know its a little late now but I had my first outing with my schuie MI5 last Saturday. I am running it in the mid motor config and after some adjustments I have gotten it to my liking as at first the rear end was really loose and couldn't even get on power exiting a corner . im running mod btw. what I ended up doing was at first I widened the rear of the car by 4.5mm and that helped slightly but it was still too loose for my liking. so the next thing I did was remove all roll center shims from under the arm mounts in the rear and leaving the 1mm under the front ones so I had the lowest roll center possible and this helped out tremendously! now I can get on power. I also ended up leaning in the shocks 1 hole in the rear from kit setting and this also feels real good. now I can really rip out of the corner in mid motor config. the last thing I did before the main was upped my diff oil from 3k to 5k and this has helped out with all around stability around the track . so far every change has made the car better and is improving the lap times each time so looking forward to the next race. the parts I am currently running are the 2mm chassis with the braces and the dcj front shafts .
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Jeff..... Try front geardiff with 1.000.000 in it.... that rocks in mod
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Got one on the way to try
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:18 AM   #1992
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Just remeber to take the edges of the sliders

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Old 03-28-2014, 08:09 AM   #1993
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Now you say 1,000,000wt in the front diff but have you tried 2,500,000wt
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Old 03-30-2014, 05:29 AM   #1994
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Yesterday I had my second outing with the car.

The first day was at my local track, which is really tight and small. The car felt with the "box set-up" good but pretty under steered. Not so strange on a tight track ;-). Changed some small things, diff oil, roll center at rear and the car kept going better and better.
The thing I was mostly surprised by was the overall grip. This track is really dusty and low grip and the car felt really good from the first battery on really old tires.

Second day out was at AMCA Apeldoorn. This track has seen the ETS a few times. There were some top drivers, Crissy Crapp, Toni Rheinhard and Yannic Prumper.
I changed the rear toe-out to 2deg. The diff Oil to 800CST (like I had in my previous car at the ETS). Also changed the roll center at the back. At the end of the day I ran out of time to change more, and the car was really fast, just lacked at bit at mid corner.
Again, the car had awesome grip! And also it's really easy when you clip the curbstones. More easy then other cars. I also liked the kit springs more than the HotBodies Silver springs which I normally always drive .

So after two day's... Awesome car! A massive load of grip. Really easy to "place" at a corner. My only negative point is, that the eyelets have a lot of slop. I know Hofer has described in his blog how to get rid of, but I've seen other brand were this was not necessary.



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Now you say 1,000,000wt in the front diff but have you tried 2,500,000wt
No... i would, but no shop here has it... orderd it from Hong Kong ....
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