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Old 03-07-2015, 12:12 PM   #46
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Old 03-23-2015, 05:45 PM   #47
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Anyone have any feedback on these? I just got mine today, plan to get it assembled by the weekend. I'll post some pics when I do.
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Got mine built today. Went silky smooth. Looks like a solid car. Hoping to get out on the track this weekend
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Old 03-24-2015, 10:23 PM   #49
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looks nice Branover!

This car just won the stock class at the EC 12scale at Hudy Arena!
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:09 AM   #50
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Ran my LTR for the first time on Saturday. The car is really good.

My biggest impression is how well it holds a turn. Doesn't have any desire to "wander" off line while in a sweeper or large radius corner.

I'm using associated .020 front springs, and associated green side springs (you'll need the associated spring perches, too). Using the Prime/Hotbodies center shock (27.5 wt oil) with associated gold spring. Also ran the "long" upper front arms setting (hinge pin towards middle of car), with 1 deg of camber. 6-degree arm blocks. 0-degree kingpin insert.

The car feels quite "stuck", but not to the point where it's bogging the car down. I was running the Protoform AMR-12 body, and I've found with my previous car that the Strakka frees it up a bit, so I'll try that this weekend.
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Old 04-02-2015, 10:43 AM   #51
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Thought I'd share a pic of the new sled.
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Old 04-03-2015, 12:21 AM   #52
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Looks great. Plenty of room for the electrics as well by the looks. Next car for me is the F110-SF2 then I'll be all over this!
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:16 AM   #53
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What is the weight ready to race?
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:20 AM   #54
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Got mine built today. Went silky smooth. Looks like a solid car. Hoping to get out on the track this weekend
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I just purchased one and was wondering if anybody have setups for med to high grip track running stock?
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I just purchased one and was wondering if anybody have setups for med to high grip track running stock?
Front:
Assoc .020 springs (use just 1 kingpin shim with these springs)
1 deg camber
All caster shims in back
6 deg blocks
upper hingepin inward
Blue compound tire

Rear:
Assoc green springs (you'll need assoc pn 4640 spring retainers also)
springs outward
10k lube in tubes
Green compound tire
2mm pod droop

Chassis:
HB Cyclone/Team Prime center shock (using this shock, you'll need to cut the ball-cup as short as possible)
27.5 oil in shock
Assoc gold shock spring
1.5mm shims under rear shock mount (on the pod).
Bottom hole in front shock mount.
Battery transverse, all the way rearward
PF Strakka body

I would normally have all this in a setup sheet, but the one at the Serpent site doesn't work quite right.
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Thanks I will give it a try thanks.

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Old 04-20-2015, 07:42 AM   #58
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If using the Hot Bodies/Team Prime center shock, get Serpent PNs 411333 (short shock mount) and 411206 (long ball cup).

Cut 1/16" off the ball cup. This will give you more range for the pod droop adjustment.

For mounting the shock cap to the front mount, I use an Associated ballstud (PN 31288) and a 3mm hex nut.
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hey guys . i have a question. the king pin is very stiff slidind thru the steering block. is this normal? this is my first 1/12 attempt.

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Yes that's normal. The kingpin does not move through the steering block during normal suspension travel. The steering block and kingpin move together as one piece.
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