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Old 06-01-2013, 04:31 AM   #451
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send yours down.. i'll make it faster. you know its good for at least A TENTH!
What's going on bro?! Its been a minute, lol! Its time for me to relax a little with the MMO's and do a bit of racing again. Got a little itch I need to scratch, LOL
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Old 06-01-2013, 06:52 AM   #452
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I've never heard of such a thing.
I have . it is call green...some club aren't allow to use tires suace ...
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:26 AM   #453
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I like the idea and it seems to be the trend so far lets see how it performs on the higher grip US tracks.

You must not have raced sedan with foam tires with the ultra light weight bodies. There are rules to prevent this from happening again. I believe that ROAR has a min. thickness rule maybe IFMAR too.
I never did get the chance to race sedan with foam much, but weren't those bodies really light to prevent trac-roll?
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:22 AM   #454
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I never did get the chance to race sedan with foam much, but weren't those bodies really light to prevent trac-roll?
yes and no..I think proto-form and Parma make form tires car bodies...
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and by the way, I was going full throttle with a boosted 17.5 and hit the wall...it was going very fast. (especially since I was using a speed passion reventon pro and NOT a tekin)!
You can't handle a Tekin boosted.....lol
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You just ruined years of therapy....hahaha
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Old 06-01-2013, 03:14 PM   #457
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How much does a MI5 weigh race ready? In grams would be prefered. Please present also with what electronics installed.

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How much does a MI5 weigh race ready? In grams would be prefered. Please present also with what electronics installed.
I just weighed mine at 1394 grams. East Coast lightweight Euro-R body (they are still a bit heavy), KO 411FH RX, Savox 1252 servo, Reventon R with Fan, Speed Passion V3.0 17.5 fixed endbell, SMC 5600mah 70c battery and Mylaps transponder. I believe it was 1381 with a protoform body last night.
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Old 06-01-2013, 06:18 PM   #459
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Now that I've had time to eat and rest....results from today.

The Mi5 managed to match the speed of the S411 and was much easier to drive. Our track is low grip carpet as stated above and we have been trying everything to get more traction. The fastest lap on this layout is a 12.5 and I was able to get both cars down to 12.6.

The car is mostly built to the kit setup right now with the following exceptions:
All shims removed from below arm pivots for lowest roll center possible.
Yokomo pink springs on the front (slightly softer than the kit)
Serpent White springs on the rear (slightly softer than the Yokomo Pink)
Camber 1.0 degrees on all corners (leaning the tires in creates a lot of build up)
Paragon Ground Effects soaked long enough to dry out
5.5mm ground clearance front and back
5mm droop on all corners
diff fluid and oil from the kit
Geared at 43t pinion/96t spur

As I stated, the car is very easy to drive with fairly aggressive steering but still really balanced. The rear is just as locked in as the front. I need to find a few more tenths but to do it you have to run close to the boards in a few spots and they are very unforgiving.
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Got my kit today. Assembling it now. I reach up to step 9. It's talking about adding Thread Lock H1056. Did you guys get this with your kits?? I don't see that anywhere in my box. On the front it never stated that we need to supply our own. Did they just forget to include mine??
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Now my build has come to a total stop. I search and read thru this thread and not one mention of picking up my own thread lock. I would have surely gotten some today before the stores closed.....
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Now my build has come to a total stop. I search and read thru this thread and not one mention of picking up my own thread lock. I would have surely gotten some today before the stores closed.....
You can't be serious?
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You can't be serious?

My bad. They seem to be using T6-0112 instead of H1056. Unsure of why they didn't mention that.
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I just weighed mine at 1394 grams. East Coast lightweight Euro-R body (they are still a bit heavy), KO 411FH RX, Savox 1252 servo, Reventon R with Fan, Speed Passion V3.0 17.5 fixed endbell, SMC 5600mah 70c battery and Mylaps transponder. I believe it was 1381 with a protoform body last night.
You can easily loose some weight with a low pro servo (1251) no fan on esc and a lightweight body (regular weight bodies are terrible). That's gotta be 15g right there. With my Xray in 17.5 I put my fan on the esc if I need to add weight, otherwise it's not needed in stock. And I'm sure you can get even lighter with some time and a lighter screw set
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Has anyone else found arms rub the gearbox housings ever so slightly? My arms look like the amendment sheet.
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