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Old 06-23-2010, 03:59 PM   #1
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any tips springs oils etc and experiances would be great
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Diffs f-r 5k/7k/2k

small bore shocks red springs all around 40f 35r

big bore shocks blue front silver rear 35wt all around with 1.4 pistons

One thing to do is put springs between the brake pads and set the pad spacing .1 to .15 over the disc thickness.

it is a pita to do and not exactly fun but it is very much worth it with these cars. the linkage becomes crisp in movement and travel is lessened. and most of all it frees up the drivetrain.

If you are having any other issues i would be glad to share what i know about these cars.
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Diffs f-r 5k/7k/2k

small bore shocks red springs all around 40f 35r

big bore shocks blue front silver rear 35wt all around with 1.4 pistons

One thing to do is put springs between the brake pads and set the pad spacing .1 to .15 over the disc thickness.

it is a pita to do and not exactly fun but it is very much worth it with these cars. the linkage becomes crisp in movement and travel is lessened. and most of all it frees up the drivetrain.

If you are having any other issues i would be glad to share what i know about these cars.
+1 except 3k in rear on the diffs.
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Old 06-23-2010, 04:32 PM   #4
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cool any one ealse? this is the car.
i was told it was a old team drivers car not that it matters but maybe will have a good setup on it already
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i highly recommend getting the super big bore shocks, the 16 mm and youll be set. do NOT convert to the X2, i hated my X2 kit and converted it back to the X1.
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i highly recommend getting the super big bore shocks, the 16 mm and youll be set. do NOT convert to the X2, i hated my X2 kit and converted it back to the X1.
thats the plan on the big bore shocks and i have no plans to convert to the x2

also looking to purchase big bore if any one has them
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+1 on the big bores the car will handle good with what you have there but the big bores are a definite improvement.
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thats my next task big bore
whats a good clutch set up i have a vzb v spec with a jp2
do u know if the losi 4 shoe will work i have them allready and would like to use it till i get my new clutch and would like some input on a good race clutch under 100
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thats my next task big bore
whats a good clutch set up i have a vzb v spec with a jp2
do u know if the losi 4 shoe will work i have them allready and would like to use it till i get my new clutch and would like some input on a good race clutch under 100

Ofna flywheel dynamite max life shoes and mugen/kyosho. racers edge HC clutchbell 13tooth. 1.0 copper springs

recently i got the fioroni turbo clutch, havent had a chance to try it out yet. the price was right and it was reccommended by a friend.
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Ofna flywheel dynamite max life shoes and mugen/kyosho. racers edge HC clutchbell 13tooth. 1.0 copper springs

recently i got the fioroni turbo clutch, havent had a chance to try it out yet. the price was right and it was reccommended by a friend.
is that the one that the flywheel looks like a fan
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is that the one that the flywheel looks like a fan

this is the fioroni i have. still untested so the verdict is still out on how well it will work.

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+1 except 3k in rear on the diffs.
havent tried 3 in the rear yet, might give it a go sometime. right now i alternate between 2k and 1k depending on my mood.
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going to give the dynamite shoes a shot 23 bucks sounds good to me
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what exactly does higher k in diff fluid do compared to lower k
say running 1k and the difrence in switch to 2k or 3k
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