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Old 09-05-2013, 04:25 PM   #1321
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According to Martin Hofer's build blog (for the ultimate in performance), it's 3mm approx. See here: http://hofaaa.wordpress.com/2013/06/...ortance-of-5p/

Lots of good tips there.
Thanks! That's what I thought.
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Old 09-07-2013, 12:54 PM   #1323
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How are the shocks holding up with regards to leaking?
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:37 PM   #1324
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Actually the car is great just a case of too many cars and not enough time
Same here LOL It's been getting ridiculous for me. Thinking of getting rid of everything but one.
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Old 09-09-2013, 05:43 PM   #1325
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having A PROBLEM with changing my mi5 from 17.5 to vta. I cant get the right ride height. The shock towers are not tall enough. Does anyone have a answer to my problem.

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having A PROBLEM with changing my mi5 from 17.5 to vta. I cant get the right ride height. The shock towers are not tall enough. Does anyone have a answer to my problem.

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I finally signed up for IIC last night, one more Mi5 added to 17.5 TC and Spec GT.
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:19 AM   #1328
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For those who are running mid-motor setups. What changes did you find you needed to make to the cars overall setup if any? I'm currently running Hofer's std setup on asphalt and I'm thinking of running the Mi5s in mid-motor at IIC.
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:17 AM   #1329
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For those who are running mid-motor setups. What changes did you find you needed to make to the cars overall setup if any? I'm currently running Hofer's std setup on asphalt and I'm thinking of running the Mi5s in mid-motor at IIC.
+ 1, I will also be at the IIC, I have the same question..
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I'm going to the IIC as well but have yet to find a good setup for the MI5 on carpet. My car just seems to flex way to much when the bite comes up. Do any of you have a good setup for carpet...???...or are most of you using Hofer's setup?
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I'm going to the IIC as well but have yet to find a good setup for the MI5 on carpet. My car just seems to flex way to much when the bite comes up. Do any of you have a good setup for carpet...???...or are most of you using Hofer's setup?
i think for high traction carpet the mid motor option may provide results.
anyone running this? feedback please.

did you try the additional standoff on top deck?

I plan on getting the mid-motor setup soon.
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i think for high traction carpet the mid motor option may provide results.
anyone running this? feedback please.

did you try the additional standoff on top deck?

I plan on getting the mid-motor setup soon.
Is anyone using the cut arms on carpet? Or are they leaving the arms alone?

so many questions, and I don't have a carpet track to practice on before the IIC!


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Old 09-10-2013, 11:28 AM   #1333
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Is anyone using the cut arms on carpet? Or are they leaving the arms alone?

so many questions, and I don't have a carpet track to practice on before the IIC!

i would think cutting the arm would give more flex overall...may not help on high traction.
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olhipster1, yep tried the additional top deck brace. It helped some but not nearly enough. Only thing I have not tried was the short links...think this will free the car up some in the corners but I still think the chassis will flex creating too much grip.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:57 PM   #1335
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i think for high traction carpet the mid motor option may provide results.
anyone running this? feedback please.

did you try the additional standoff on top deck?

I plan on getting the mid-motor setup soon.
I have run both rear and mid on carpet, and am sticking with mid, with the following settings.
Note we run 13.5 boosted on med grip carpet grip comes up during the night.

400cst oil all round,
green springs all round,
As little rebound as possible,
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0.5 toe out front,
3.0 out rear,
NO washers under wishbones,
2mm under inboard ball joint (on camber plate)
1mm under outboard (on hubs) front and back (although back already has 1mm)
-2 degrees camber all round,
2000cst diff oil,
front double jointed drive shafts (optional)
Montech Nazda 2 low grip and 3 later heats
droop 5 front and 4 rear (on the hinge pin that the hub connects to the wishbone)
we use jb28 aat our local club or 32's at another club which has gts etc so high grip.

car is great like this and carries a lot of corner speed.
I run a shorty lipo and 2 x 10g weights at the rear. when the grip is high I change to red springs just on rear which stops the weight transfer to quick and grip roll.
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