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Old 08-12-2008, 04:09 AM   #961
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When I get my Matrix I am thinking of getting another set of wheels and on road tires.

What would be a set of decently priced wheels and tires? Don't need anything too special.
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Old 08-12-2008, 09:38 PM   #962
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new motor installed and fixing prep issues.... 1st run thursday...
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When I get my Matrix I am thinking of getting another set of wheels and on road tires.

What would be a set of decently priced wheels and tires? Don't need anything too special.
I would just pick up a used set of anything and run them bald, you dont need tires with a road tread on them, you would be able to pick up a set of used crime fighters or holeshots or something for next to nothing,
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Old 08-15-2008, 03:21 PM   #964
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Or if you go to the track a lot, find one of the sponsored guys and ask for his "old" ones. They throw theirs out after only a few runs..especially prolines.
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I have some Cen Hop-up parts for sale in the For Fale/Trade section.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...-cf-parts.html
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Old 08-19-2008, 03:53 PM   #966
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I just added a new FRE buggy chassis for sale

http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...ml#post4755089
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Old 08-21-2008, 05:49 AM   #967
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Ohhhh yeah baby !!! :

http://www.buggy-sport.info/include....nt&subid=10590


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Old 08-21-2008, 02:24 PM   #968
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SWEEEEEET!! I'm sure that there's going to be a lot more new stuff.
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Old 08-21-2008, 02:28 PM   #969
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I noticed a few pages back some pictures of some of the CEN buggies having piggy back reservoir shocks. Are these shocks still available? Are they big bore shocks? If these aren't will the reservoirs fit on big bore shocks?

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You can still find the parts needed to change your shocks over to the piggyback reservoirs.

You can't use the Cen piggyback reservoirs with big bore shocks. the Cen shocks are 13mm and the Jammin'/Hong Nor/Ofna big bore shocks are 16mm
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Old 08-21-2008, 04:56 PM   #971
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hello,is anyone racing their matrix buggies in saugus ca.(hotrods) or the smaller track in camarillo.i would like to khow yur setups on the buggy.iam new to 1/8 buggies and i just bought a used matrix fre buggy and put a go 5 port.and the buggy was all over the place compare to the other buggies that day.i rather copy someones set up and learn from it.than just move things all around and not khow what i did.so if any of yu guys run on those tracks. help me out please. thanks
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hello,is anyone racing their matrix buggies in saugus ca.(hotrods) or the smaller track in camarillo.i would like to khow yur setups on the buggy.iam new to 1/8 buggies and i just bought a used matrix fre buggy and put a go 5 port.and the buggy was all over the place compare to the other buggies that day.i rather copy someones set up and learn from it.than just move things all around and not khow what i did.so if any of yu guys run on those tracks. help me out please. thanks
I run on a small technical track. I initially had the same problem you are having. My buggy was all over the place too. In 2006 I spoke to a then Cen driver and he recommended changing the diffs. It made a world of difference. I started using the Kyosho diffs before Gene came out with the cross-pin conversion. If you don't have Gene Hickerson's cross-pin conversion for the diffs...get them.

My current set-up is Kyosho diffs with 5000 front / 5000 center / 2000 rear. 40wt shock oil in the front with #3 pistons mounted in the top middle hole and 35wt shock oil for the rear with #2 pistons mounted in the top outer hole. All shock ends mounted in theinner most hole on the arms. I run about -2 degrees of camber all around and I run any where from 0 to 2 degrees of toe out on the front depending on the track and a 2/2 rear suspension plate.

This set-up has been working for me but you may want to check out the Cen Racing website for set-ups.

http://www.cenracing.com/race/setup.html
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CEN has had their own cross pin conversion available for some time now as well.

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I know that Cen has there own cross-pin conversion. I just figured, why not support the guy who developed them. Either way, if you don't have the cross-pins, you should get them. They will greatly improve the handleing of the buggy.
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