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Old 10-28-2014, 05:54 PM   #901
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I think you misunderstood me.. Sorry... I am using the kit supplied shocks with the lower profile caps. The 84325 part number I listed are the TRF mica blue springs.

It appears I need to change to shorter springs.. which begs the question, why the heck did they supply the kit with the standard TC springs and not shorter springs?
My guess is that the hard springs are just that much harder.
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Old 10-28-2014, 06:30 PM   #902
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My guess is that the hard springs are just that much harder. The kit uses yellows, which i think are the middle rate in the soft spring set. You bought the hard spring set.
So the spring marked yellow in this spring set is harder than the White spring marked yellow?
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So the spring marked yellow in this spring set is harder than the White spring marked yellow?
My white springs marked yellow comes in at 9lbs right before total collapsed compression. I hope this helps...
Where have u been racing Raman?!
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Old 10-28-2014, 07:17 PM   #904
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My white springs marked yellow comes in at 9lbs right before total collapsed compression. I hope this helps...
Where have u been racing Raman?!
I live in Las Vegas now.. We race bi weekly at Hobbytown in LV. Been struggling with a set up on this car.
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Old 10-28-2014, 07:19 PM   #905
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I tried the kit white spring with yellow. Cars ride height is identical to hard blue mica springs.

Maybe I need to try these out
http://www.tamiyausa.com/items/radio-control-parts-70/tamiya-hop-up-parts-72000/rc-suspension-springs-42168

They're in between m chassis short and standard tc in length
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I live in Las Vegas now.. We race bi weekly at Hobbytown in LV. Been struggling with a set up on this car.
What's their surface like (coarse/ slick concrete, sealed asphalt, asphalt pebbles, carpet?) and what is your car doing?
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Old 10-28-2014, 07:37 PM   #907
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Medium grip asphalt. They usually spray it.. CharlieB style with soda pop

Since I've had the car, I've struggled with rear end coming around 3/4 into turn. Car was also somewhat nervous and twitchy when changing directions. I think it partly had to do with too soft oil. I was running 35wt all around and little by little went to firmer springs, so the combo was making the car twitchy.

I just rebuilt my shocks to 45wt.

Are you running a TB04 now as well?
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Medium grip asphalt. They usually spray it.. CharlieB style with soda pop

Since I've had the car, I've struggled with rear end coming around 3/4 into turn. Car was also somewhat nervous and twitchy when changing directions. I think it partly had to do with too soft oil. I was running 35wt all around and little by little went to firmer springs, so the combo was making the car twitchy.

I just rebuilt my shocks to 45wt.

Are you running a TB04 now as well?
I have one, but just focusing on the Ta05 v2r...
I'm afraid the more stiff you go, less traction you'll have. Try that setup first then lay down the rear shocks one hole and give the car a bit more droop in front. Are u running spool up front?
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Running spool in front. Last race I laid down front shocks to 4th hole in to make front lazy and layed rear to 4th hole to in to increase side bite. I also ended up going from A/A blocks to C/C blocks to slow the front down. Improved but still not competitve with other cars in field.

My tendency is to go softer and softer in shock settings. That's where I started with this car. This is why I tried to go in firmer direction to see if results would improve. Most set ups I've seen are running 40 to 45.

What kills me is that my M06 which is a RWD is dialed in on the same track. The rear on that car is planted and consistent. I also race it in mixed class of 1/18 4wd with hot motors and consistently place in top 3. Meanwhile my TB04 is loosey goosey go figure
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Raman,
Would you mind posting your full set up. Also i hope you checked for tweak
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Juan,

Take a look at post 895 on previous page. My set up is attached as PDF file. I'm presently on phone, so I can't re-attach to this post.

The only changes to set up since last race are (which are reflected in set up sheet): damper oil to 45wt and rear inner block from XA to XB.
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File Type: pdf TB04 Set-up Sheet RCGT.pdf (126.6 KB, 92 views)

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Ball diff or gear diff in the rear...????
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If its a gear diff, go up in oil to around 3k.....

If its a ball diff, has it been rebuilt , how tight is it ?
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:44 PM   #914
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Gear diff in rear. I was running 2k but was advised to switch to 1k.

3k would make rear turn in more?
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I have one of these on order and have no experience with the TB series or shaft cars in general. I am planning on running this car in USGT and will have to go to a different spur. I'd like to stick with 64p. Any suggestions on what brand spur will fit? I normally use Kimbrough or Xray but not sure if the bolt pattern is different for Tamiya.

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