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Old 02-14-2010, 03:00 PM   #1486
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Congrats Mikey 2010 1/8th Open Winternat's Champ
Billy it was nice meeting you & thanks for the tires
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Old 03-03-2010, 01:49 PM   #1487
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Hi guys,

could someone please check the front lower arm on his x-car for me?
I found that I have two different arms on my car. Difference is the shock mounting grub screw. On one arm it is placed a bit more towards the outside (looks kind of asymetric) on the other side it is placed further in.
It was probably a running change in the mold of the front lower arm and I assume that the one with the screw more towards the outside is the latest one (should give more steering). Could someone please check?

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Old 03-03-2010, 01:55 PM   #1488
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Yeah this went on when the R was released. Get a set of new arms and you'll be on the rite track. You want the arms with the hole for the set screw in the outer location.
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Old 03-03-2010, 03:26 PM   #1489
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The rears are the same way. I got them mixed up once so check them out.
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I wonder if people can feel the difference in the old MRX4 arm and the 4R/X arms with only a 1 or 2mm moved shockposition.

I have plenty of old MRX4 parts and when needed I just use them without going slower.
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Old 03-03-2010, 08:19 PM   #1491
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I wonder if people can feel the difference in the old MRX4 arm and the 4R/X arms with only a 1 or 2mm moved shockposition.

I have plenty of old MRX4 parts and when needed I just use them without going slower.
Same here, I just didn't like that each side was different so I had to swap them out to make it even.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:34 PM   #1492
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good .... excuse me change the subject, but what is the serpent Transmicion of using for the MTX-4R? the 733 or 720? thank you ..
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Old 03-03-2010, 11:43 PM   #1493
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Thanks everyone for your help with my front lower arms issue.
Checked the car for tweak yesterday and found this. Will put arms of the same type on...

Bye for now, Stefan
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good .... excuse me change the subject, but what is the serpent Transmicion of using for the MTX-4R? the 733 or 720? thank you ..
This is going on on the mTx-4r thread...
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Hi there again!

Got a question for my fellow mugen drivers: Every Mugen plastic ball joint has two sides. You can clearly see something that looks like a machined "ring" on one side, flip it around and the other side looks different. From which side do I have to press the ball in and why??
Letīs take the bottom joint of the shocks - "Ring" in or out?

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Hi there again!

Got a question for my fellow mugen drivers: Every Mugen plastic ball joint has two sides. You can clearly see something that looks like a machined "ring" on one side, flip it around and the other side looks different. From which side do I have to press the ball in and why??
Letīs take the bottom joint of the shocks - "Ring" in or out?

Until next time, Stefan
Ring towards the ball if you look at the inner section of the cup you will see that it is beveled to the shape of the ball which gives you a better snugged fit installing them opposite they tend to pop off
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:43 PM   #1497
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Thanks for your reply. Obviously it makes no real difference. I install all my ball joints since 4 years just the other way around and never had a cup poppin off. Many years ago X-ray had a technical information on their website which told the users to install the cups with the ring facing away from the ball because they had issues with joints poppin off.
I'm only asking because it keeps me wondering everytime when I install a new one...
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Ring towards the ball...set it and forget it
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Take a look at how x-ray wants to have their cups installed:

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/pro...popping%20off?

Can be that Mugen uses another design - it just keeps me wondering...
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How about this is one of many reasons why Mugens product and engineering are superior. Now quit wastin brain power on a ball cup...
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