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Old 07-08-2008, 05:57 AM   #391
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How tight do you guys run your servo saver?Mine is all the way down/loose and was wondering if I should givie it a few turns.Thanks
I typically run it around 1-2mm from the bottom edge of the servo saver tube.
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How tight do you guys run your servo saver?Mine is all the way down/loose and was wondering if I should givie it a few turns.Thanks
I crank my servo saver down until the spring is almost fully compressed. This will give you more precise and consistent steering. But Brian is faster so...
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Again I run at C.P. and Greater L.A. what kind of overdrive/under drive is being run with this car??????
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7mm split. Use the kit recommended side pulley.
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Old 07-10-2008, 06:15 AM   #396
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Had a question about the rear body mount on the MRX4(well, all 1/8th scales)...there are two positions on the body mount arm where the piece coming off the rear upright mounts. How does changing this position change the handling of the car? Also how does changing the position of the centering post change the handle of the car?

Next question is about the bearing position, I believe most call it wheel scrub, I would appreciate if someone would explain the affects of that as I am clueless as to what it does.

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Hey what brand tires is everyone running I tried the RB and they worked O.K. just not reall fond of the silver/grey rims?
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Who sells an cheap Pop Rivet gun for attatching body stiffners??? I woild like to use pop rivets rather than screws


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Had a question about the rear body mount on the MRX4(well, all 1/8th scales)...there are two positions on the body mount arm where the piece coming off the rear upright mounts. How does changing this position change the handling of the car? Also how does changing the position of the centering post change the handle of the car?

Next question is about the bearing position, I believe most call it wheel scrub, I would appreciate if someone would explain the affects of that as I am clueless as to what it does.

Thanks!
Having the supports on the outside gives the car more rear traction. I have only run them in on really high traction. The lower the center post the more steering. I run mine slightly below center most of the time.

The more scrub the more steering front and rear. In the rear it makes the car slide more and in the front it acts similar to more castor.

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Hey what brand tires is everyone running I tried the RB and they worked O.K. just not reall fond of the silver/grey rims?
Kawahara seem to be the most consistent. GRP's are my second choice. I have heard good things about the RB tires also but I have never tried them.


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I got mine at Home Depot.
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Harbor Freight is super cheap!
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Who sells an cheap Pop Rivet gun for attatching body stiffners??? I woild like to use pop rivets rather than screws


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for $15.00. Try the Parma Clear Double Side Servo tape,
saves a lot of time ( No Drilling for rivets) and certainly
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Thanks guys. Headed to Home Depot
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Hey what brand tires is everyone running I tried the RB and they worked O.K. just not reall fond of the silver/grey rims?
I don't mean to pull any sales from RB, but if you don't like the grey wheels check out Twister because they both come from the same manufacturer in Italy. You can get flo green and white for $30/set direct from the website.
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I use the pop rivets, but also the plastic bolts. I found these at Frys electronics, but Home Depot also carries them. The come in a lot of different sizes, and the nuts do not back off from vibration. They are actually lighter than the pop rivets, and so far after using them for at least three years, have not had one problem with them. If you waste a body, you can reuse the bolts and nuts over and over. You can also find the plastic threaded bolts for the rear floating body mount at both places. I use 1/4x 1 1/4", thread them into the body mount, and snap the excess off with side cutters.
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Hello Guys,
I just bought a MRX4-X and I am wondering if the GRP wheels GAJ/GPJ yellow rims/tyres for Kyosho fit the Mugen? I would prefer yellow rims but is the offset etc the same as the GRP white Mugen looking wheels ?
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