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Old 08-26-2013, 11:48 AM   #1261
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can you adjust ackerman on this car? I cant figure out how to do so or am i just missing something?

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Is there a preferred servo horn out there other than the stock plastic one? I ran the car on carpet for the very first time (USVTA oval racing) and it was dialed missed TQ by .04 and thanks to a lapped car, I finished 2nd. However, during practice I hammered another car as he slid out going into turn 1 and the servo horn skipped and stripped a bit. I definitely need to get something more robust. Ideas? I know there are aluminum options but do those come with some sort of "saver"? Thanks in advance.
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Finally had time to run the car for the first time. Only one problem.. I've never run outside on asphalt. I wanted to try the mid motor conversion first. This car was amazing right from the start! I did make some small changes every run and the car got faster and easier to drive. Better than my Xray T4 first time out as well! Cant wait to start the racing season!
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can you adjust ackerman on this car? I cant figure out how to do so or am i just missing something?

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The only way to adjust that is the 2 outside holes on the carbon steering arm.
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:42 PM   #1265
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Scott that Mi5 sure looked good in VTA sure made for some close racing . We really like the USVTA rules . Have you tried that car in TC 17.5 yet ? If you have what's your thoughts ?Also how is the parts support? Thanks
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:58 PM   #1266
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To help the rear ones I have seen a brace from the ball studs like two strut braces to aid in stopping the rear screws pulling though
Can you provide pictures of the rear braces????

would it be safe to use the alloy screws in the rear to prevent the screws from pulling through???
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Running Martin's standard setup on asphalt and the car is amazing on the sweepers and on the straights. Only thing is I am looking for just little more steering on the tight sections of the infield without changing the high speed handling. Any suggestions on what I should try?
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Old 08-27-2013, 04:56 AM   #1268
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Is there a preferred servo horn out there other than the stock plastic one? I ran the car on carpet for the very first time (USVTA oval racing) and it was dialed missed TQ by .04 and thanks to a lapped car, I finished 2nd. However, during practice I hammered another car as he slid out going into turn 1 and the servo horn skipped and stripped a bit. I definitely need to get something more robust. Ideas? I know there are aluminum options but do those come with some sort of "saver"? Thanks in advance.
Using a plastic horn saves ur expensive servo
So u get all the advantage of not running a servo saver but still stops ur servo braking the internal gears , u can get a alloy one but if u make something stronger something else will brake
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Can you provide pictures of the rear braces????

would it be safe to use the alloy screws in the rear to prevent the screws from pulling through???
Sorry no pics I saw this at the btcc And brca nationals
Alloy screws would save ur chassis yes but I have cut the wishbone and just going to see if its strong

these are the arms i did



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The only way to adjust that is the 2 outside holes on the carbon steering arm.

the uk team were testing new carbon steering arms also
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Please let us know how it works and how the changes Make the car feel.
Can you better explain what the braces look like, what they r made of, and where they are attached to??
Thanks for all your information.

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Hi everyone. FOR SALE. My bad luck. Local track shut down the day after I finished building. Because of my work I have no other place to use the car. NEW MI5 with mid motor conversion (standard included/rear). call me text me. 518-495-0703.
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Running Martin's standard setup on asphalt and the car is amazing on the sweepers and on the straights. Only thing is I am looking for just little more steering on the tight sections of the infield without changing the high speed handling. Any suggestions on what I should try?
Hey Corey,

Found that I would need a little more steering out of the corners last time I ran at Ottawa. Was thinking to try 6° caster to see how it goes.

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Please let us know how it works and how the changes Make the car feel.
Can you better explain what the braces look like, what they r made of, and where they are attached to??
Thanks for all your information.


its a carbon braces only on the rear arms and they go from the top of the wishbone ball studs linking the front ballstuds together and rear ballstuds together (guessing use a longer screw so it pops out the top then u can use a nut to hold the brace on )
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Hi everyone. FOR SALE. My bad luck. Local track shut down the day after I finished building. Because of my work I have no other place to use the car. NEW MI5 with mid motor conversion (standard included/rear). call me text me. 518-495-0703.
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