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Old 08-23-2016, 07:32 PM   #1636
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Old 08-24-2016, 05:46 AM   #1637
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Bumpy Asphalt friday night. Tennis court on saturday. Then carpet in a couple weeks
the pavement stuff I have no help for you. Carpet; Jan Ratheseshy's Snowbird's from last year 2015 is a very good setup. much improved from kit setup.
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Setup for Thunder RC for the Southern Nats?
Ive got a setup up. Not sure if Im going to make this years race or not. Other obligations might interfere. Also not sure if my car is dialed or not as we don't have an F1 program at Thunder. I just run it between rounds and do some changes and compare what my changes do at my track.
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Old 08-24-2016, 10:42 PM   #1639
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Hi guys,
just got myself a bargain on a X1 2016 and looking to get some spares now.
Anything special I need?
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Old 08-25-2016, 01:03 AM   #1640
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Hi guys,
just got myself a bargain on a X1 2016 and looking to get some spares now.
Anything special I need?
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Get the Alu body post mount part 372190, it allows you to use any front wing, but keeps the body post in the same position so you any need one hole in the body
other than that get a selection of different rate front & side springs.
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Old 08-25-2016, 03:53 AM   #1641
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Thx for the help, will need to check.
Gonna run ETS rules so only the montech wings are allowed.
Hope they have a spring kit iso ordering every spring seperately
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Thx for the help, will need to check.
Gonna run ETS rules so only the montech wings are allowed.
Hope they have a spring kit iso ordering every spring seperately
Other spares you may want to have ( and that applies to all F1 cars due to being open wheeled) are front and rear bearings as they can take a beating if you tap the boards, spare ball cups, a spare front wing and possibly a set of side links. There's nothing wrong with any of these parts that would make them fragile, but they do wear out fast if things get rough. Also, plan on having one or two spare spur gears as it is quite exposed and unfortunately, a small rock or two can destroy it quickly if you race outside.

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Hi guys,

I have got a few problems maybe someone can help me(I hope it so):
My local track is a small one with a lot of small curves and I donīt have enough steering.
I use XR Ride tyres and the HW just stock combo.
1. If I am very very very slow, no problem- a little bit more power and the car doesnīt steer into the curve.
2. On bigger curves I canīt pass them with power- the car understeers in the middle of the curve
3. I bought the Frontsprings silver C 2.0 and I own the silver C 4.0 but now I do not know which are the soft springs

My setup is:
caster 3 degree
camber 2.5
front ride height 4 mm
mid ride height 4 mm
rear ride height 5 mm
Rear wing 3 position


Thx Ralf
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Hi guys,

I have got a few problems maybe someone can help me(I hope it so):
My local track is a small one with a lot of small curves and I donīt have enough steering.
I use XR Ride tyres and the HW just stock combo.
1. If I am very very very slow, no problem- a little bit more power and the car doesnīt steer into the curve.
2. On bigger curves I canīt pass them with power- the car understeers in the middle of the curve
3. I bought the Frontsprings silver C 2.0 and I own the silver C 4.0 but now I do not know which are the soft springs

My setup is:
caster 3 degree
camber 2.5
front ride height 4 mm
mid ride height 4 mm
rear ride height 5 mm
Rear wing 3 position


Thx Ralf
Try more caster and a harder rear tire.
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Old 09-09-2016, 01:52 AM   #1646
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you should try

caster 6°
camber 1.5°
front height 4.5mm
rear height 5mm
(important) thicker oil on your side damper (dont know if it's a 2015 or 2016 version)
you can aslo try to put more shims on the rear attach of the central damper

for the springs c=2.0 is softer than c=4.0

check that your diff is not too tight
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Hi guys,
Can someone please check the front suspenion:
When you have equal spacers under the posts (the 4 of the lower wishbone and the 3 of the upper wishbone) and the front has been made as per instructions, are the upper vs lower wishbones supposed to be parallel?
I have 2mm spacers under all and it seems to me the upper wishbones are going UP to the center point of the chassis -> this doesnt seem right at all, I would expect parallel or down...
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you should try

caster 6°
camber 1.5°
front height 4.5mm
rear height 5mm
(important) thicker oil on your side damper (dont know if it's a 2015 or 2016 version)
you can aslo try to put more shims on the rear attach of the central damper

for the springs c=2.0 is softer than c=4.0

check that your diff is not too tight]
Thx I will try this, my X1 is the 2015 Version.
But how can I differentiate between the silver springs, there is no marker on it and I canīt feel a difference when I move them

Thx Ralf
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Thx I will try this, my X1 is the 2015 Version.
But how can I differentiate between the silver springs, there is no marker on it and I canīt feel a difference when I move them

Thx Ralf
If you take the two springs in your fingers and Press them together the harder spring will compress less compared to the softer spring. That will let you know which one is the 2.0 versus the 4.0 or whatever versions you purchase.
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