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Old 05-02-2014, 06:38 AM   #1006
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At Nova Challenge in Porter .... Fun Race
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Old 05-02-2014, 06:51 AM   #1007
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At Nova Challenge in Porter .... Fun Race
Yes, it was a very good time ........
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Old 05-05-2014, 05:04 PM   #1008
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Another happy serpent GT racer
First time he ran it with the Paolo setup and he is still smiling lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hz_yLdXg7No
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:22 PM   #1009
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I got this car second hand, going through it and freshening up fluid etc...At the risk of sounding like an idiot, how the heck do I get the metal shock cups off? Do I have to unscrew the rod end?
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:35 PM   #1010
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I got this car second hand, going through it and freshening up fluid etc...At the risk of sounding like an idiot, how the heck do I get the metal shock cups off? Do I have to unscrew the rod end?
It is a tight fit. Just use a set of pliers and grip the rod end than pull the metal shock cup towards the spring side.
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Old 05-07-2014, 02:16 AM   #1011
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Yes it is tight
There is a groove on it that locks on
Don't know why they designed it that way
As Andy said just force it out of there
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Old 05-07-2014, 07:54 AM   #1012
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Got it, thanks guys. Ended up with a screw driver slightly spreading the slot and then it finally relinquished is hold.
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Old 05-07-2014, 11:26 AM   #1013
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You just need to hit the weights ....
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:37 PM   #1014
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Or use a bigger hammer. You gotta love tight.
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Old 05-10-2014, 04:31 PM   #1015
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Just picked up a good used cobra gt. New to the class and car. What's a good starting point on shock oils and diff oils? Looks like it has white frt springs and purple rear, does that sound close.? Local track is Timezone. Thanks, starting to read thread but, getting antsy to get this thing prepped!
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Just picked up a good used cobra gt. New to the class and car. What's a good starting point on shock oils and diff oils? Looks like it has white frt springs and purple rear, does that sound close.? Local track is Timezone. Thanks, starting to read thread but, getting antsy to get this thing prepped!
V1 diffs gears 200F 40R
V2 400-500F 80R

When you take apart the diffs V2 should have no shims behind the spiders.

I go 80 losi all around or whatever CST matches that.
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Old 05-10-2014, 07:42 PM   #1017
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Thanks, has v2 in rear and have v2 to put in the front and have Losi oils mostly and kyoshos diff fluids (from off road days) .
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Just picked up a good used cobra gt. New to the class and car. What's a good starting point on shock oils and diff oils? Looks like it has white frt springs and purple rear, does that sound close.? Local track is Timezone. Thanks, starting to read thread but, getting antsy to get this thing prepped!
I'd start out with 300k front 40k rear diff wise. This is what I primarily use unless the track is huge. This diff set up will be perfect for Timezone.

Shock wise go 1000 CST with the 1.3 insert. On timezone you could probably go up to black on springs which really makes the car handle. Keep testing I'll be up for the TZ GP this year so we can rub doors. Any more questions fire away!
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Thanks Ty for info. Cool to know u are coming to timezone. The people and facility are 2nd to none. Looking forward to meeting you, and hopefully not get lapped to bad by ya
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Thanks Ty for info. Cool to know u are coming to timezone. The people and facility are 2nd to none. Looking forward to meeting you, and hopefully not get lapped to bad by ya
I've been up there before and that's the reason I'm coming back. Stuff came up last year so I missed it but the year before that was a kick. I wish I was the one you needed to worry about but my Team mate Gus is the scary one. His last chassis let him down every time he was up there. Now he's driving the snake he's on a road of redemption. We will see you guys up there, looking forward to a great weekend!
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