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Old 10-14-2008, 09:47 PM
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hey man it acted too fast that i dont even have time to react
mow let see those set up
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Originally Posted by VVRC View Post
That my friend is where throttle control comes into play.....brake after jump = nose dive, accel after jump = rear land.
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no settings for that,
also no gas while going to the jump = nose dive
too much gas at the end of the ramp (while one it) and = rear land

correct it in the air as vvrc said
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Okay so now let's see some setups from everyone.....Mine is still stock minus 35wt shock oil all around.

Just copy this template and use it if you want....What is listed in red is stock for the EFS (non-flux)!

ESC/MOTOR: SC-15/Firebolt 15T Can
SHOCK OIL - front:25 rear:25
SHOCK PISTONS - front:3 rear:2
SPRINGS - front:stock rear:stock
DIFF OIL:N/A
RIDE HEIGHT:N/A
REAR CAMBER/TOE:N/A
FRONT CAMBER/TOE:N/A
TIRES - front:Front Line D rear: Ground Assault D
SERVO:SF-1
GEARING:87/19
SLIPPER SETTING: (Loose/Med/Tight)

BATTERY:N/A
RADIO:Stock AM

MAIN USAGE: (Racing/Bashing/Both)
TRACK CONDITION: (Loose/Tight/Wet/Smooth/High Grip/Low Grip/Clay...etc.)
OTHER:

Alright guys/gals...Let's do this!!!!
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On a different note....has anyone tried the T4 sway bar kit on the EFS yet?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/21114
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my e-firestorm spins out in loose gravel and hard dirt with the stock tyre's

what tyre's do you guys suggest so that it wont spin out?
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Originally Posted by SN33KY View Post
my e-firestorm spins out in loose gravel and hard dirt with the stock tyre's

what tyre's do you guys suggest so that it wont spin out?

I hear Bowties are excellent...but I would try Diff oil first...cheaper and more likely your problem....
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I use Bowties M3 compound.
Big difference on dry hard dirt. Car doesn't spin out as much anymore. In fact I cannot remember it spinning out ever since I got the Bowties.
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try switching left and right rear suspension tabs, that's a big help to reduce spin out since you'll have a longer wheel base, also, make sure your that the rear suspension is softer than in stock form, if it's too hard (like stock) the truck has a tendency to spin out, the stock set up is good to land from big jump. try 3k of 5k in the rear diff it's always a good thing to do. On my side for the tires i use pro-line lug nut T
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Actually, having the rear arms in the stock position puts more weight on the rear tires. Swapping them around will make the truck "looser".
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Hi peeps, just to sidetrack abit, can i check if i were to use a deans plug to connect the SC-15 esc to the Firebolt 15T motor, will my truck be slightly faster than using the stock connection?

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Originally Posted by hitblitz View Post
Hi peeps, just to sidetrack abit, can i check if i were to use a deans plug to connect the SC-15 esc to the Firebolt 15T motor, will my truck be slightly faster than using the stock connection?

thanks a million!
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Actually, having the rear arms in the stock position puts more weight on the rear tires. Swapping them around will make the truck "looser".
actually, if the rear suspension is soft enough, the weight transfert will be good and you'll have rear traction

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i swapped the rear arms before i ran the truck lol..


yeah like even on the road with proline road rages... when i take a turn... one tire balloons up...and then i spin out.. i run 2s mamba max 5700..


what type of diff oil do you guys reccommend? and is there a way to prevent leaking?

i just use the AE black grease.
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i didn't find any way to prevent leaking but try 10k to resolve your traction problem
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Originally Posted by Daddydan View Post
i didn't find any way to prevent leaking but try 10k to resolve your traction problem
Clear RTV...works like a champ!
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Originally Posted by VVRC View Post
Clear RTV...works like a champ!
clear RTV?
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