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Old 08-07-2011, 08:09 PM   #8551
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Porkchop I think I remember you saying that the aluminum diff holder helps fix the sticky brakes. what else helps solve that besides buyingt he diff brace.
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:23 PM   #8552
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Porkchop I think I remember you saying that the aluminum diff holder helps fix the sticky brakes. what else helps solve that besides buyingt he diff brace.
the only other thing i have seen work is spray bee wax on the metal post and piston and light on fire that could help and if no just clean it
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:49 PM   #8553
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Hello All;
With regards to the rear shock springs that work best on the 811, are the Green Losi springs the only option?. Or has Serpent come out with their own spring that is comparable to the Losi Green?. If so what "color is the appropriate rear spring to use?.

Is it an absolute necessity to get the Aluminum Center Diff Mount?. I was told that it makes the braking feel consistent on the car. Also thinking about picking up the webbed bladders and some Aluminum clutch shoes. I have all of the other goodies already; just trying to figure out what else I'm missing. Thanks.
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The buggy seems to like stiffer springs. I went from blue to green rear serpent springs and it got a lot better. I haven't tried the yellow springs but most guys are running them. I haven't tried any losi springs. I can say that the alum center diff mount is well worth the $$. The car works very well with it and the brakes spin free.
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red up front with 40wt losi oil
white in the rear with 30wt losi oil..
tappered 1.3 pistons f/r (tapper down)
8 hole pistons
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red up front with 40wt losi oil
white in the rear with 30wt losi oil..
tappered 1.3 pistons f/r (tapper down)
Are you using 6, 8 or 10 hole pistons
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Are you using 6, 8 or 10 hole pistons
sorry edited my first post but using 8 hole
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Hello All;
With regards to the rear shock springs that work best on the 811, are the Green Losi springs the only option?. Or has Serpent come out with their own spring that is comparable to the Losi Green?. If so what "color is the appropriate rear spring to use?.

Is it an absolute necessity to get the Aluminum Center Diff Mount?. I was told that it makes the braking feel consistent on the car. Also thinking about picking up the webbed bladders and some Aluminum clutch shoes. I have all of the other goodies already; just trying to figure out what else I'm missing. Thanks.
Serpent springs are available from Absolutehobbyz.com

I bought the Durango spring kit from Amain because at the time, no one had Serpent rear springs. I'm not a fan of Losi springs, the spring rates are really inconsistent.
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Serpent springs are available from Absolutehobbyz.com

I bought the Durango spring kit from Amain because at the time, no one had Serpent rear springs. I'm not a fan of Losi springs, the spring rates are really inconsistent.
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Haha yeah, finishing up my car for Arkansas RCPro this weekend!
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Haha yeah, finishing up my car for Arkansas RCPro this weekend!
I think I just bought a 2nd serpent buggy earlier tonight.

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ok i'm having alittle issue with the way the car turns. when i first took the car out my diffs were 5-5-5 i really liked how planted the car felt but the car pushed pretty bad. the rest of the set up was chads latest setup post on here, but also runnin opt 3 steering rack. so i changed the rear fluid to 3k and now the car is alittle loose in the rear more than i like. i would like to go back to 5k in the rear but don't want the push. what else can i do to help the turn better?
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ok i'm having alittle issue with the way the car turns. when i first took the car out my diffs were 5-5-5 i really liked how planted the car felt but the car pushed pretty bad. the rest of the set up was chads latest setup post on here, but also runnin opt 3 steering rack. so i changed the rear fluid to 3k and now the car is alittle loose in the rear more than i like. i would like to go back to 5k in the rear but don't want the push. what else can i do to help the turn better?
move the hubs forward some.
try a 2.5 rear bar.

try to pick up the camber link a hole to
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