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Old 01-11-2015, 04:26 AM   #736
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Received the Samix alu and carbon chassis' a few days ago. Here are the weights:

- Stock TRF419 carbon: 70.9g
- Samix TRF419 carbon: 70.2g
- Samix TRF419 aluminium: 102.7g
- Samix TRF419 aluminium with battery and fan mounts: 118.2g

More on the Samix 419 alu and carbon chassis; http://kentech.blogs.se/

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Old 01-11-2015, 08:03 AM   #737
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The calculated spring rate for the new TRF spings.

Yellow - 19.2 lb/in
Black - 17.0 lb/in
Red - 15.3 lb/in
Well, to compare that to HPI, it's very close to;

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Old 01-11-2015, 08:25 AM   #738
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Is anyone changing out for different ball studs and ball cups? Mine dont seem to be super "free". I dont know if it even really matters and i assume that they will free up after some use.
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Ready for more testing tomorrow :-)


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Does the kit come with the complete sway bar kit (soft medium and hard for front and rear).. or just one for front and one for rear
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Old 01-11-2015, 11:14 AM   #741
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Does the kit come with the complete sway bar kit (soft medium and hard for front and rear).. or just one for front and one for rear
One per.
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Old 01-11-2015, 02:39 PM   #742
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Is anyone changing out for different ball studs and ball cups? Mine dont seem to be super "free". I dont know if it even really matters and i assume that they will free up after some use.
Did you try squeezing the ball cups per the manual hint? Or do you own a ball cup reamer?



I'm going to use fluorine coated ball cups throughout for this build - will report back if they are nicer (but I didn't notice the old one being bad)
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Did you try squeezing the ball cups per the manual hint? Or do you own a ball cup reamer?



I'm going to use fluorine coated ball cups throughout for this build - will report back if they are nicer (but I didn't notice the old one being bad)
I did. Weird thing they are good in the rear. Fronts are snug
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The (plain/blue anodised) Aluminium (or steel) ballstuds are a fraction smaller than the fluorine coated ball ends hence a little loose in the cups. The fluorine coated are perfect (no play, whilst free to move). Maybe the fluorine coating makes the difference.
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I did. Weird thing they are good in the rear. Fronts are snug
Snug on the front inner or outer?

ie: at the bulkhead with the H5 or the kingpin (which is fluorine coated I think)
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Snug on the front inner or outer?

ie: at the bulkhead with the H5 or the kingpin (which is fluorine coated I think)
Both at the bulkhead and the camber ball link.
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Second day of testing. Last run the diff started to seep a bit.
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Anyone using an aftermarket o ring on there shocks? My shocks seem to be leaking a little more than my 418 ones did and i am not sure if i used different or kit o rings on that car.

If so part number would also be good.
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The blue ones seep a little more than the White. But the shocks are more free as a result.

Have you used green slime (Muchmore best) or VG shock grease?
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Both at the bulkhead and the camber ball link.
Have you got a reamer for ball cups?
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