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Old 01-07-2014, 09:41 AM   #1006
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I've found that the RSD battery holders are awesome if your battery is completely flat at the top. Some batteries (like the SMCs) have the +/- ports slightly recessed and lower than the rest of the battery. It's hard to get that working bc you can only lower the holders so much bc of the L-battery brackets.
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:04 AM   #1007
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I've found that the RSD battery holders are awesome if your battery is completely flat at the top. Some batteries (like the SMCs) have the +/- ports slightly recessed and lower than the rest of the battery. It's hard to get that working bc you can only lower the holders so much bc of the L-battery brackets.
There are a few options that you can use to accommodate SMC-style packs: no shimming, just the stanchion. You can also sand down the bottom of the stanchion further until you get to the desired height.

Tip: initially I was hesitant to use battery holders rather than tape because of the uneven flex battery braces are known to cause. (Think of the old school XRAY ones.) The solution is to carefully shim for both the fore and aft as well as torsional flex. You want to make sure when the chassis flexes torsionally it feels similar in both directions. This means the battery holders should not dig into the battery, but rather smoothly hold it in place. Try it for yourself, and you will see what I mean.

I love the RSD battery holders. They even run terrific in modified where chassis flex is critical as a tuning option. The Awesomatix cars also use similar holders to great effect.
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:33 AM   #1008
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I just milled what I needed off of the top of the L bracket with a dremel
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Old 01-07-2014, 12:47 PM   #1009
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Has anyone tried the Roche arm stiffeners? They're 2.0mm vs 1.6mm, but they have more material cut from them, so I'm not sure how they compare in actual stiffness. They're also a bit cheaper than the Xray ones, and in-stock 1 state away from me.

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Old 01-07-2014, 01:12 PM   #1010
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Has anyone tried the Roche arm stiffeners? They're 2.0mm vs 1.6mm, but they have more material cut from them, so I'm not sure how they compare in actual stiffness. They're also a bit cheaper than the Xray ones, and in-stock 1 state away from me.

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The Roche arms stiffeners are a good addition to this car. I have been trying to get the car to feel more direct on carpet - they did just that. Without a current option for graphite 1 hole arms - the H + the Roche plates were a good addition.

Got mine from EMR Factory.
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:26 PM   #1011
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The Roche arms stiffeners are a good addition to this car. I have been trying to get the car to feel more direct on carpet - they did just that. Without a current option for graphite 1 hole arms - the H + the Roche plates were a good addition.
+1. For this very same reason I have been running the 1.5mm Roche plates. More direct without making the car necessarily 'loose'.
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+1. For this very same reason I have been running the 1.5mm Roche plates. More direct without making the car necessarily 'loose'.
They make 1.5mm plates? EMR Factory only has the 2.0mm plates.

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Old 01-07-2014, 02:11 PM   #1013
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They make 1.5mm plates? EMR Factory only has the 2.0mm plates.
They do. I believe they make 1.0mm, 1.5mm and 2.0mm. Unfortunately, the 1.6mm XRAY plates were not available at the time or else I would be running those.
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:08 AM   #1014
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Top three fastest laps in DHI practice (seeded);

Alexander Hagberg 12.122 - Xray
Adrien Berntsen - 12.135 - Xray (I think?)
Ronald Volker --- 12.138 - Yokomo


Although Volker has still managed the best three consecutive laps in both rounds and of course these times mean nothing.

Will be interesting to see what happens in the main quali's which I believe start shortly.

http://www.myrcm.ch/dk/odense/201401...dif/index.html
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:48 PM   #1015
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Can't wait for my T4 2014 to arrive!!

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Old 01-11-2014, 05:41 AM   #1016
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Top three fastest laps in DHI practice (seeded);

Alexander Hagberg 12.122 - Xray
Adrien Berntsen - 12.135 - Xray (I think?)
Ronald Volker --- 12.138 - Yokomo


Although Volker has still managed the best three consecutive laps in both rounds and of course these times mean nothing.

Will be interesting to see what happens in the main quali's which I believe start shortly.

http://www.myrcm.ch/dk/odense/201401...dif/index.html
volker is fastest 4 secs ahead of the next driver after rd 2
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Old 01-11-2014, 06:57 AM   #1017
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volker is fastest 4 secs ahead of the next driver after rd 2
Yok on carpet hard to beat.
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Old 01-11-2014, 08:16 AM   #1018
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rd 3,hagbergs getting quicker

Pos Nr Driver

1 1 Völker Ronald 25 5:06.013 11.719
2 4 Kutvonen Viljami 25 5:11.211 12.199
3 5 Hagberg Alexander 25 5:11.430 12.214
4 2 Rheinard Marc 25 5:11.906 12.215
5 6 Fischer Marc 24 5:03.068 12.337
6 8 Graversen Steen 24 5:05.305 12.438
7 9 Ratheisky Jan 24 5:06.322 12.427
8 10 Hudy Martin 24 5:07.843 12.238
9 7 Hornum Patrick 24 5:09.731 12.453
10 3 Berntsen Adrian 2 0:30.093 12.904
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:06 AM   #1019
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Hagberg is definitely getting there. Glad to see it!
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rd 3,hagbergs getting quicker

Pos Nr Driver

1 1 Völker Ronald 25 5:06.013 11.719
2 4 Kutvonen Viljami 25 5:11.211 12.199
3 5 Hagberg Alexander 25 5:11.430 12.214
4 2 Rheinard Marc 25 5:11.906 12.215
5 6 Fischer Marc 24 5:03.068 12.337
6 8 Graversen Steen 24 5:05.305 12.438
7 9 Ratheisky Jan 24 5:06.322 12.427
8 10 Hudy Martin 24 5:07.843 12.238
9 7 Hornum Patrick 24 5:09.731 12.453
10 3 Berntsen Adrian 2 0:30.093 12.904
4 tenths?
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