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Old 03-14-2015, 07:12 PM   #1891
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Thanks to those who gave me some pointers to start with! Appreciated
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Old 03-15-2015, 01:37 AM   #1892
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this rear toe looks off....
its two dots on the outside on each side
is that too much?
what are you guys running on concrete? no carpet
Sorry, no ideas what to run on concrete.
But basically I'm running the same inserts on asphalt as on carpet.
Currently I'm fine with:
front of the car
(... )( ...)
(.. )( ..)
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(.. )( ..)
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rear of the car
(which is 2.5 toe-in at the rear)

3 in th rear should also be ok - but you might try to narrow the rear (one dot front and rear carriers in the rear)
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Old 03-15-2015, 04:22 AM   #1893
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this rear toe looks off....
its two dots on the outside on each side
is that too much?
what are you guys running on concrete? no carpet



I'm running on carpet using 1 dot (0 deg) on all for corners, this gives me 3 degrees rear toe. I think you with 2 dot (+1/2 deg) to the outside on all fours would work out to the same as mine, just with a slightly wider stance.


I was just re-setting my car for today's race.

3 degrees toe with 1 dot inserts on inner & outer




Angle of the hinge pins look similar to yours
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:07 AM   #1894
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ok it does.. thanks
what setup kit is that
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Old 03-15-2015, 03:35 PM   #1895
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ok it does.. thanks
what setup kit is that

It setup station is an Integy TC kit.




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Old 03-18-2015, 07:47 AM   #1896
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spares drive cups, and pin cushions for the front spool and c hubs and locktight the steering rack posts
+1 on the posts; almost got burned by that one.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:42 PM   #1897
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+1 on the posts; almost got burned by that one.
Yep I agree. Two screws fell off during practice laps last weekend. Time to tear it down this week a thread lock all screws on steering linkage. Rookie mistake.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:32 PM   #1898
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well it took till our last indoor carpet race last Sunday (why did it have to end ) but... I LOVE THIS CAR (4th race day with the 6.2 ... sold my 6.1w.2 that i loved)

I was very frustrated initially... but with some tuning (extra help from Luke,, thank you! ) the car felt so dialed and was fast on our low/med grip carpet (36x60), 17.5 D4, RSX, BLINKY, Sweep 32's.

i can post my setup if anyone wants it BTW its all ASSOCIATED PARTS on the chassis! No aftermarket mods!
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Good to hear the TC6.2 came into tune for you.
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well it took till our last indoor carpet race last Sunday (why did it have to end ) but... I LOVE THIS CAR (4th race day with the 6.2 ... sold my 6.1w.2 that i loved)

I was very frustrated initially... but with some tuning (extra help from Luke,, thank you! ) the car felt so dialed and was fast on our low/med grip carpet (36x60), 17.5 D4, RSX, BLINKY, Sweep 32's.

i can post my setup if anyone wants it BTW its all ASSOCIATED PARTS on the chassis! No aftermarket mods!
Post setup! lol
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Good to hear the TC6.2 came into tune for you.
Hi Bing, been googling for info on Tekin vrs Orca, specifically the VX3. I have a gen2 as well; Hows that new speedo doing for you?
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Hi Bing, been googling for info on Tekin vrs Orca, specifically the VX3. I have a gen2 as well; Hows that new speedo doing for you?
Hey Irvine, I've only ran one day of qualifying and Mains with it. I was slower by about 3 laps, however it's probably not all due to the new speed controller. The VX3 does feel smoother overall and less digital on/off, which affected my timing in throttle control. I can see it helping with my bad habit of pulsing the throttle. However is a change from a Tekin G2. Time will tell if its a good change.
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Has anyone had any luck placing ships on the pin that holds the front castor blocks to reduce the crazy amount of slop it has by following the kit build? there is a lot of play along the pin when u push the castors fwd and back

Also would the old TC6 caster blocks that dont have the inserts reduce slop as well?
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Add a set screw to the caster block. Thread the set screw in till it contacts the hinge pin. This should eliminate most of the slop.
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Old 03-20-2015, 11:33 AM   #1905
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You can work with a shim there, but the effect is just for a short time. Using a setscrew helps. Just make sure the c-hub moves free.

I for myself gave up and just live with the slop. It stays that way (not getting more) and does not affect the performance.
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