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Old 01-18-2007, 02:01 PM   #1456
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I measured the springs, and found about .010" difference between them. I have another set of springs, I will put those on, and check. Have there been problems with the stock shock orings leaking?
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I measured the springs, and found about .010" difference between them. I have another set of springs, I will put those on, and check. Have there been problems with the stock shock orings leaking?
you don't have any binding anywhere do you? Like maybe overly tightened outer rear hingepin nuts causing the rear hubs to bind in the arm?
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The supension drops under its own weight without shocks or tires on.
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The supension drops under its own weight without shocks or tires on.
OK, good. Don't know what to tell ya bud without seeing the car in person.....
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Have there been problems with the stock shock orings leaking?

yup.
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The car is much heavier on the radio side. I run aluminum screws in the top and bottom of the radio tray. I have a 1000 mah Lipo in the box. Now it will sit on balancing pins. It is still heavy to the radio side though.

Before I did this stuff, I ran 2.5 oz of weight on the flap under the pipe. The car woulds still rock to the radio side when on the pins.

I would guess between 2.5 and 2.75 ozs.

I could not figure out why the car would always want to come off of a jump on it's right front nose. I measured her underside and had to do some sedan type figuring. Sure enough. Real heavy to the radio side.

Now it flies straight as an arrow. All of my weight is removed.
The Aluminum screws are Associated 4-40 and 8-32s.

Hope this helps,
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The car is much heavier on the radio side. I run aluminum screws in the top and bottom of the radio tray. I have a 1000 mah Lipo in the box. Now it will sit on balancing pins. It is still heavy to the radio side though.

Before I did this stuff, I ran 2.5 oz of weight on the flap under the pipe. The car woulds still rock to the radio side when on the pins.

I would guess between 2.5 and 2.75 ozs.

I could not figure out why the car would always want to come off of a jump on it's right front nose. I measured her underside and had to do some sedan type figuring. Sure enough. Real heavy to the radio side.

Now it flies straight as an arrow. All of my weight is removed.
The Aluminum screws are Associated 4-40 and 8-32s.

Hope this helps,
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when you did this check did you have fuel in the car? biggest gain you'll get for reducing weight on the radio side is the Lipo batteries. Aluminum screws are kinda a waste of time as the heads on them strip pretty easily.... but if you don't mind replacing them more often...then I guess thats something one could try.
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Get them while he's got them! Tod at RC Compound ordered quite a few of these from the first batch but they are pre selling FAST at these prices
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What are the different sway bar sizes that come with the kit?
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If your car isent sitting level first try swapping the shocks from one side to the other. It also might be the shocks are assembled wrong. I would be concerned that your shocks are leaking before you have even ran it. If that doesent do it it must be weight on one side more than the other.
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Get them while he's got them! Tod at RC Compound ordered quite a few of these from the first batch but they are pre selling FAST at these prices
$535 US Shipped to your door! B)

http://www.rccompound.com/p2068/Team...duct_info.html

So they had some of the 8T's in stock? It shows out of stock right now.
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also disconnect the roll bars after an impact i found the rear bar was screwing the ride height to the point there was 8mm difference between the spring collars
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So they had some of the 8T's in stock? It shows out of stock right now.

no, it was for pre-order. Shows that the price you might be able to find them for is coming down every month.
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Ah ok I see what you are saying. Damn I got my hopes up and was just waiting for the hobby shop to open so I could see if mine was on its way.
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The car is much heavier on the radio side. I run aluminum screws in the top and bottom of the radio tray. I have a 1000 mah Lipo in the box. Now it will sit on balancing pins. It is still heavy to the radio side though.

Before I did this stuff, I ran 2.5 oz of weight on the flap under the pipe. The car woulds still rock to the radio side when on the pins.

I would guess between 2.5 and 2.75 ozs.

I could not figure out why the car would always want to come off of a jump on it's right front nose. I measured her underside and had to do some sedan type figuring. Sure enough. Real heavy to the radio side.

Now it flies straight as an arrow. All of my weight is removed.
The Aluminum screws are Associated 4-40 and 8-32s.

Hope this helps,
TEX
Tex is very correct in the statment that a car with a heavier side WILL lean towards that side after a level take-off. I also agree with his effort to balance it as much as possible, as this could also give a "tweeking" feeling, i.e the car would accelerate / brake more to one side then the other. I would however not use alum. screws on the car, I actually rather make it a bit heavier on the light side then using Aluminium screws, just by the fact that they have taken me out before, and that they should merly be used for 1/10 electric IMO. Lipo-pack, titanium-screws on the radio-side is cool..

Nice tread btw
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