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Old 01-07-2015, 01:31 AM   #481
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Thanks. I found the product and looks good.

Could you just spend a moment, as i found an earlier post by Grenede10 quoting:
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Adding a second brake disk set up. This is a standard for the DM-1, but the clearance to the flywheel is tight. I used the narrow JLR light 34mm flywheel and the brake disk still got into the flywheel. If you turn the brake disk down to clear, you are into the slots, so not a good thing. I need to work with this.
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Is this a problem I would face? If yes I don't understand well the solution to it.
Thanks for clarifying.

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Old 01-07-2015, 08:38 AM   #483
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How are you guys going about lowering your x3 to proper ride height? Mine came with the springs completely loose and even adjusting the preload didn't make it sit right. I know I can put fuel tubing inside the shock and shorten up the travel to make it right, but it seems like there should be something else? Out of the box the car shouldn't sit like it does or have such loose springs. All the pictures on the box show it sitting lower too.
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Thanks. I found the product and looks good.

Could you just spend a moment, as i found an earlier post by Grenede10 quoting:
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Adding a second brake disk set up. This is a standard for the DM-1, but the clearance to the flywheel is tight. I used the narrow JLR light 34mm flywheel and the brake disk still got into the flywheel. If you turn the brake disk down to clear, you are into the slots, so not a good thing. I need to work with this.
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Is this a problem I would face? If yes I don't understand well the solution to it.
Thanks for clarifying.
That was posted before they started making the upgrades for the X-3. The IGT8 Pro kit should have all the proper parts included not to have this problem.
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How are you guys going about lowering your x3 to proper ride height? Mine came with the springs completely loose and even adjusting the preload didn't make it sit right. I know I can put fuel tubing inside the shock and shorten up the travel to make it right, but it seems like there should be something else? Out of the box the car shouldn't sit like it does or have such loose springs. All the pictures on the box show it sitting lower too.
The droop screws prolly need to be adjusted to limit your travel. Post some pictures.
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That was posted before they started making the upgrades for the X-3. The IGT8 Pro kit should have all the proper parts included not to have this problem.
Yep Ryan was right as I did this before other parts were available. But still a good idea to check the clearance. If the disk hits the flywheel, it not only makes a mess of the flywheel, it also adds heat to the engine.
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Yep Ryan was right as I did this before other parts were available. But still a good idea to check the clearance. If the disk hits the flywheel, it not only makes a mess of the flywheel, it also adds heat to the engine.
I built and played with the IGT8 pro kit this past weekend and can tell you the disk and all other parts on this car are made specific to the car and everything fits and clears whats needed. There are a lot of things on this car as standard than most other GT cars, if not all other GT cars. I actually ran my car with the 14/18 pinion option and still clear the disk with the flywheel. This option brings the motor closer to the disk and still no issues. That disk is the smaller than the front disk on purpose for this reason.

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Mark, what are you doing for springs?
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The droop screws prolly need to be adjusted to limit your travel. Post some pictures.

I guess an easier way to ask my question is to say what is your shock setup? About where are your preload screwed to? Did you change your springs? What top hole are you screwed in? Maybe it's just that the body is sitting too high for me with the stock positions.
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I guess an easier way to ask my question is to say what is your shock setup? About where are your preload screwed to? Did you change your springs? What top hole are you screwed in? Maybe it's just that the body is sitting too high for me with the stock positions.
Stock springs, collars are almost to the top.
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Many thanks for the replies you have given me on the second disk brake. Appreciated!
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Stock springs, collars are almost to the top.

OK mine looks like this(attached) ? Very weird?
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OK mine looks like this(attached) ? Very weird?
Make sure the bottom collar is seated correctly on the shaft.
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Ok, this is Ofna's own photo. That's how mine looks. The spring comes up to where the preload would have to be screwed all the way to the bottom and still wouldn't be that tight. Why? Why is the spring not longer? Makes no sense to me. My bottom collar is set properly.
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Ok, this is Ofna's own photo. That's how mine looks. The spring comes up to where the preload would have to be screwed all the way to the bottom and still wouldn't be that tight. Why? Why is the spring not longer? Makes no sense to me. My bottom collar is set properly.
looks like the wheels are off the ground in their photo. If you set the droop screws so your arms are more level and with the weight on the wheels they'll seat just fine. If the springs were longer you'd have the X3 buggy. Don't expect to do much jumping with mine...
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