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Old 06-16-2014, 08:34 AM   #1126
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What kind of brake bias do you fast guys like ? heavier on the rear or more on the front ?
Makes no difference as there is no Centre differential
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Old 06-16-2014, 08:50 AM   #1127
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Anyone has a complete cobra 2 speed tranny they are looking to sell?
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:17 PM   #1128
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just bought the rtr kit. im brand new to 1/8 gt. what spare parts should I collect right off the bat? any factory issues that will prevent me from parking lot racing immediately after break in, bone-stock?

what glow plugs should I run in the .21 nova?

im assuming I will need a better/spare clutch, spare gears (suggestions?)

any suspension parts I should keep on hand for this chassis?

they say hindsight is 20/20.. if you bought the rtr kit, what would you wish you had known from the start?

only reason I ask.. I cant find any major recurring problems (online anyway) just trying to prepare myself. also, one major question, what size/type battery pack should I get for this thing? thanks in advance for any/all help!
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Old 06-17-2014, 06:22 AM   #1129
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Is there a way to tell the difference between soft, med and hard clutch springs?
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:21 AM   #1130
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Is there a way to tell the difference between soft, med and hard clutch springs?
Wire diameter , if memory serves correctly x-hard is 1.0mm , hard .95mm and so on in .05mm increments
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Wire diameter , if memory serves correctly x-hard is 1.0mm , hard .95mm and so on in .05mm increments
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:30 AM   #1132
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Zakariah, I recently picked up the RTR kit as a second Cobra and you will want the 10 degree front caster blocks for better steering . That car is great out of the box. I finished second in our open class with it with not changes except tires. Run some Sweep 40 or 45 shore tires and you should be good to go. Enjoy that car , they don't come any better.
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:33 AM   #1133
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Zakariah, I recently picked up the RTR kit as a second Cobra and you will want the 10 degree front caster blocks for better steering . That car is great out of the box. I finished second in our open class with it with not changes except tires. Run some Sweep 40 or 45 shore tires and you should be good to go. Enjoy that car , they don't come any better.
awesome! thanks for the help!

glow plug and battery suggestions?

best source for wheels/tires? im not experienced with mounting yet so i'll need premounted..
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:35 AM   #1134
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Zakariah, I recently picked up the RTR kit as a second Cobra and you will want the 10 degree front caster blocks for better steering . That car is great out of the box. I finished second in our open class with it with not changes except tires. Run some Sweep 40 or 45 shore tires and you should be good to go. Enjoy that car , they don't come any better.
Hey Spooky you know the part# for 10deg front caster block....
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SER600136 . There you go. As for plug and battery. Use the NIMH packs for the stock servos. If you want to use lipo, you will want to replace the stock servos with high voltage ones. The plug should be a Nova Rossi one. Depends on altitude and nitro, but try the 25% nitro with an 8 plug. Henry , I have to race you so wait until after the race to use that part number for the caster hubs.
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SER600136 . There you go. As for plug and battery. Use the NIMH packs for the stock servos. If you want to use lipo, you will want to replace the stock servos with high voltage ones. The plug should be a Nova Rossi one. Depends on altitude and nitro, but try the 25% nitro with an 8 plug. Henry , I have to race you so wait until after the race to use that part number for the caster hubs.
Does RTR engine uses standard or turbo plugs?
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Old 06-17-2014, 07:02 PM   #1137
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would love to know.. I'd like to order an extra one before break in this weekend...
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yeah they are turbo.

C8TGH's are what I need.. at 11$ a pop, I hope they last a while..
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considering the treaded 50 shore option for tires.. im gonna be on super hot parking lots, very rough surfaces around here for me. im gonna get them pre-mounted, should I get inserts for them? if so, which inserts would be best on short parking lot courses?

just wanna be sure before I spend 65$ on the wrong set of tires for what I need lol.
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SER600136 . There you go. As for plug and battery. Use the NIMH packs for the stock servos. If you want to use lipo, you will want to replace the stock servos with high voltage ones. The plug should be a Nova Rossi one. Depends on altitude and nitro, but try the 25% nitro with an 8 plug. Henry , I have to race you so wait until after the race to use that part number for the caster hubs.
Lol..need to prepare for you spooky..cant wait to race with you guys..
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