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Old 10-20-2007, 11:24 PM   #1
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I just raced my MBX5T yesterday and I am having problems with it turning to wide. I tired adding/removing pacers in both front and back. Toe out / no toe out. And a few other things. But it still turns WIDE!!! I am running the 1.5mm pistons, red shocks on all 4, 350 rear and 400 front. Any suggestions on what I should do? Has anyone else had this problem with the MBX5T?

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Old 10-20-2007, 11:51 PM   #2
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Maybe it's your steering servo and not your setup ?
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I was thinking that too, but in terms of turning wide, how could it be the servo? The servo seem to have enough power. Meaning, I manually tried to turn the wheel while the servo was on either full left or right. It seemed to hold its position. But on the other note, the steering response did seem a little sluggish.
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Old 10-21-2007, 12:18 AM   #4
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Did you have a good charged battery.When my 8t startsd turning sluggish it my battery.I don`t know how the servo saver is mounted but make sure you servo saver springs is still tight and that the nut holding holiding the spring in place didn`t back off.If you servo is going bad it will start turning sluggish and slow.

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Did you have a good charged battery.When my 8t startsd turning sluggish it my battery.I don`t know how the servo saver is mounted but make sure you servo saver springs is still tight and that the nut holding holiding the spring in place didn`t back off.If you servo is going bad it will start turning sluggish and slow.

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Battery was good. The truck ran like that all night. The servo is an older KO. It has something like 180 oz/in @ .14 or .15. The truggy is in the garage now, so I don't have the actual model number. I checked the servo saver too, it was pretty tight!
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Old 10-21-2007, 12:27 AM   #6
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Trying changing the servo out if you have a spare.The servo might turn the wheels fine while not moving but when driving it also has to turn under more of a load.Thats why you might not be seeing it untill you drive it.I say change you servo out and see what happens
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I would also recomend something with more torq OZ doesn`t have to be faster but I would like it to be stronger than 200oz.I like run over 300oz of torq.I run a 9000T in mine.
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Make sure your servo saver is not to loose.
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I was thinking of the Ace DS1015. I hear this Servo is a god send and blazing FAST!!!
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The Ace 1015 is a great servo . My first time using my MBX5t today, was on the wrong tires but still turned.....just

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I am hoping it's just the servo. If its not, then I don't know what it could be...
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Change you servo and then keep us posted
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whats the rest of your setup tires can be a huge deal along with diff fluids
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also check you havn't knocked the end point adjustment. (it's labelled D/R on my radio) it sets the end point for the servo less, so the steering is effectivley less/more sensitive.
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