Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road
Throttle/Brake Linkage Setup >

Throttle/Brake Linkage Setup

Throttle/Brake Linkage Setup

Reply

Old 04-17-2007, 12:25 PM
  #1  
dsl
Tech Regular
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
dsl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: El Paso, TX
Posts: 365
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default Throttle/Brake Linkage Setup

What is the correct order to setup throttle and brake linkage in a 1/8 scale truggy (MBX5T).

...I did a search and could not find any answers.

Thank you
dsl is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 01:36 PM
  #2  
Tech Addict
 
kdub's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 625
Default

1-Turn on electronics and transmitter.
2-Set servo horn (using sub trim) to run parallel to chassis centerline.
3-Set preload on throttle spring to keep carb shut at idle.
4-Set collar on back side of throttle with about 0.5 mm gap
5-Set brake spring tension collars with about 1 mm gap between the end of the spring and the collar when you pull the cams toward the servo to the point where the brakes engage. This will give you some dead band so the brakes aren't engaged at neutral.
kdub is offline  
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Terms of Service