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Old 02-28-2015, 02:41 PM   #1816
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D4 1s short stack 17.5 starting gearing point? Running the 106 64 pitch spur on a small track (8.8-9.2 lap times) where should I start?
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:05 AM   #1817
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I saw the Kevin car, with RSD servo mount and top plate, SPEC-R front arms and perhaps alloy under plate ....
Kevin, Can you talk about your feedback ?

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D4 1s short stack 17.5 starting gearing point? Running the 106 64 pitch spur on a small track (8.8-9.2 lap times) where should I start?
Start w 4.0 and work towards 3.7 watching temps.
Never ran mine with a 106. May need to change spur to 96 if a 55 - 58 wont fit.
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Old 03-03-2015, 08:40 AM   #1819
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I saw the Kevin car, with RSD servo mount and top plate, SPEC-R front arms and perhaps alloy under plate ....
Kevin, Can you talk about your feedback ?

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Keven is running one of our Snowbirds edition bottom decks on his car. Along with a few other bits. The chassis is available by request only through the shop. The chassis has a few tweaks to increase on power rotation on the car. The chassis works fantastic, but it also requires a different top deck.
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I swapped out my Tekin RS G2 ESC, to an Orca VX3. I can't wait to feel the smoother gradual throttle response versus the digital on/off the Tekins are said to have.





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love that blue wire...looks like speaker wire...where you get that at?
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Old 03-03-2015, 09:05 PM   #1822
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love that blue wire...looks like speaker wire...where you get that at?
Thanks, it Yeah Racing 12 GA Silicone wire. I got it from RC mart.
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Old 03-04-2015, 03:21 PM   #1823
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Another trick that worked great for me on the 6.2 is connecting the steering brace with the upper deck. This really mellowed out the steering response a lot and made the car much easier to drive.
i am guessing you find it is LESS twitchy with this mod?
can you elaborate on much easier to drive?
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i am guessing you find it is LESS twitchy with this mod?
can you elaborate on much easier to drive?
Yes, definitely less twitchy. There are a lot of quick left to right transitions on their current layout and that mod didn't necessarily hinder any steering, but the steering response was smoother.
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Regarding the post modification:

When I originally did it, I thought the biggest change for me was that when the car was changing direction, or transitioning from corner entry to mid corner, or mid corner to corner exit, the car stayed more consistent for a given steering input. Essentially, it can help keep the car from over-rotating without necessarily reducing steering input in certain circumstances.

It allowed me to drive my car harder, more confidently, and more consistently because of the more predictable attitude of the car after the change.

It's not a huge change, but sometimes the subtle changes are ones that make the difference.

Those with stock bellcrank posts will probably need about 4.5 mm worth of shims between the brace and the bottom of the top deck. Your millage may vary a bit on this... always test fit what you're going to try to sandwich between the two pieces of graphite because you could very easily induce some sort of undo tension in the top deck if you have too much, or too little spacing.
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Yes, what he said.
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this is a ridiculously beautiful car!! well done!

those battery wires don't come close to the drive belt during actual racing?

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this CF brace you made..
does the servo not stay solidly in place under stress and that is why you made it?

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Hi Randy,
you made quite some big changes compared to to 6.2 out of the box.
What front arms did you use? TC5?
Caster blocks?
What rear arms (TC4?) and carriers did you use?
Which parts did you use for your servo mount and steering posts?
Could you also say a few words why you made those changes?

Thanks!
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this is a ridiculously beautiful car!! well done!

those battery wires don't come close to the drive belt during actual racing?
Thanks! No, the power wires stay off the belt as they are solid enough to not move once plugged in.

I may rewire the motor, as once I got into the programming card I seen I can reassign the ABC timing and positions on the ESC. I don't mind it as it is now, but I may play around.
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viperz,
few questions..
one, what size motor is that? 13.5 or 17.5?
what size spur and pinion are you using and what pitch?
finally, is that a fan behind the motor?
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