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Old 05-08-2007, 08:29 PM   #1381
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Thanks for the info guys, I honestly didn't expect even half that input. Guess I'll be shopping for a 48 spur.
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Tonight went a little better. I actually went up a tooth on the clutch bell fo the huge back strait at Rev and it helpde out everywhere. I also got a new servo arm that is a little shorter and that got rid of some of the twitchiness. Alos went with the blue in back and a little more ride height. Next step is thicker oil in the back as it still seems to bounce a lttle to much. Overall it is starting to feel better. I also want to try some different tires. I am running the Komodo 2 right now because i like the more rounded profile. It came with CF i think so i guess i will get some bow ties although there has to be more than 2 kinds of tires that work.
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Old 05-08-2007, 09:48 PM   #1383
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M3 Bowties always worked best form me on the old track. I haven't been to the new track yet though. The best thing about bowties is that they don't grab the ruts sideways like Crimefighters do. Crimes work well, but tend to lead to traction rolling in the rough stuff. Even if you trim off the outer pins.
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Thats what i have heard about the crimes and have stayed away from them so far. The track still needs to pack quite a bit though. I spent a lot of time marshalling tonight so i could see what the jumps looke like at ground level. A lot of the lips on the jumps are inconsistent. For example the only way to clean the step up. step down towards the front is to stay way inside or outside. The middle is way beaten down and does not have a lip.
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Old 05-09-2007, 08:53 AM   #1385
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Don't run the K2's out at rev....
They just dont work..
Bowties, CF's or Holeshots in M3's will work.
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No holeshots for the new track though right?
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Old 05-11-2007, 08:36 PM   #1387
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I switched up the center diff oil from7k to 5k based on some of the setups i was looking through today. Should give a little more of power steering correct? Is there a diff tuning guide i can download somewhere? one of my old mags had one but i cant find it.
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I'm still learning about diff oil effects but I would think that would give more off power steering. Kind of like loosening the center clicker oneway on a XX4.
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I switched up the center diff oil from7k to 5k based on some of the setups i was looking through today. Should give a little more of power steering correct? Is there a diff tuning guide i can download somewhere? one of my old mags had one but i cant find it.
The XRAY XB8 Manual has an excellent set-up guide. Will answer everything.
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I switched up the center diff oil from7k to 5k based on some of the setups i was looking through today. Should give a little more of power steering correct? Is there a diff tuning guide i can download somewhere? one of my old mags had one but i cant find it.
A little more off power steering and slightly less aggressive acceleration. It will be easier to drive through rough sections.
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The XRAY XB8 Manual has an excellent set-up guide. Will answer everything.
Yes it does.
Here's a link to the xray site:
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Thank guys. I had the one for onroad, should have thought to look there.
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lil off topic but still good advice ..always check to make sure your engine doesnt shift and check the driveline allen screws....cost me a main today lol
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lil off topic but still good advice ..always check to make sure your engine doesnt shift and check the driveline allen screws....cost me a main today lol
Don't forget checking the wheelnuts either. Buddy just showed me his one day old stripped wheels. He wasn't to happy.
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Where is evryone hiding? Anybody hear of anything coming out at the big hobby show in Japan this week?
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