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Old 02-27-2007, 12:33 PM   #1096
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Probably Kyosho????
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:08 PM   #1097
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I have also notices Ryan that you run no droop screw and instead run the losi orings in the Shocks. I have talked to some of the Mugen racers and they said that this style is the old school way and with the Mugen MBX5R they are constantly changing the droop. Now if they have the change the droop your way they need to take the shock off and take it apart to add more orings. Can you tell me your opinion on this. I would like to get your inside to it.
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:14 PM   #1098
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Another Question I have been racing O'Donnell 30% Fuel. I have been hearing a lot about the Werks 30% that it runs cooler. Can anyone shed any lite on this?
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:33 PM   #1099
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does anyone know if ther are good aluminum servo horns for KO servos? i have the dynamite ones now, and they do fit that well.......thanks
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:42 PM   #1100
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I know when I ran a Losi XXXS sedan, the droop screws were pretty much useless because the points where they pressed down flexed so much. So we adjusted droop by changing shock length and it was a pain in the ass. Every time you changed anything, you had to change the shock length to adjust droop back to where it was.

Speaking of droop, I've been wondering how you guys measure your droop? In on road, we use what I call "True Droop." I measure the ride height, then lift that end of the car until the tires just come off the table and measure it again. The difference is your droop. (5mm ride height, lift up the back of the car until the tires just lift off and measure it in the same spot and it's 8mm, you have 3mm of droop.) We do this so that we get consistent droop measurement. If you raise your ride height and don't add droop, you're actually taking droop away too. But by measuring droop on a static gauge (like described in the manual) it's not taking ride height, pivot block height, etc.. into account. Also if your spot on the suspension arm where you're supposed to measure from is damaged or scraped, that'll throw off your measurement as well. Does anyone in off road use the method I use in off road or is it just not that big of an issue?
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Old 02-27-2007, 04:14 PM   #1101
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MR22- I'm sure they are constantly having to adjust their droop, because with the droop screws in the arms they are hitting the chassis 1000's of times during a race and just digging pits very quickly into the aluminium chassis, thus throwing your droop off as you race. By putting the large Losi o-rings inside the shock bodies this sets my droop as close as I can get it to where I would run it if I were using the droop screws. So I just go with this method because it's consistant. If I do need to "fine tune" my droop from one side to the other, or match shock lengths from side to side I simply screw my shock ends in or out.
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Old 02-27-2007, 04:50 PM   #1102
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Another Question I have been racing O'Donnell 30% Fuel. I have been hearing a lot about the Werks 30% that it runs cooler. Can anyone shed any lite on this?
i tried them all and werks fuel does run cooler.....................
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Old 02-27-2007, 05:21 PM   #1103
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does anybody here have a set-up for the farm2. Im planning on going there for there first race this season.
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Anybody got a good setup for my MBX 5 Pro I am running at revelation raceway in SoCal?

Thanks Jim
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Anybody got a good setup for my MBX 5 Pro I am running at revelation raceway in SoCal?

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Hey Jim, I have tried 4 pro set setups at REV and the only setup the works badd a-- is Factory Mugen driver Rhonda S. i will be there tomorow which would be thursday for pratice and will race there on sat, i think Rhonda will be there for practice and race on sat also, bring a set up sheet or come on down and i or she will give you the hot set up for rev...............
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are you running the R or the prospec model.............
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Hey Jim, I have tried 4 pro set setups at REV and the only setup the works badd a-- is Factory Mugen driver Rhonda S. i will be there tomorow which would be thursday for pratice and will race there on sat, i think Rhonda will be there for practice and race on sat also, bring a set up sheet or come on down and i or she will give you the hot set up for rev...............
Sweet I'll be there.

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I am running a Prospec.

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are the drivetrains the same on the mbx5r as the old pro specs. looking to get some spare driveshafts, cvd's and diffs.... where do i get the new springs so i don't have to run so many spacers.... and last, how does mugen shock oil compare to losi? i have lots of losi shock oil left over from the 8ight.
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Old 03-02-2007, 06:35 AM   #1110
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www.rccompound.com Tod has the springs and anything else you need..
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