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Old 07-28-2013, 07:39 AM   #11746
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What pistons are you using? My car jumped much better after I switched from the kit 6 hole to a 4 hole.
Just using kit pistons still. What weight oil with the 4 hole pistons?
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Just using kit pistons still. What weight oil with the 4 hole pistons?
I use a 4 hole x 1.3mm pistons in my car. RIght now I use 30wt front oil with Durango black spring and 27 1/2wt rear oil with the Dark Blue Durango spring. Jumps really well like this without it doing anything funny. Think it will be a really good starting point for you.
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Is the dimec type B chassis durable?
Are steel skids still needed for indoor track use?
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:02 PM   #11749
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Is the dimec type B chassis durable?
Are steel skids still needed for indoor track use?
Not sure about the DIMEC, but the DIMEC20 type B chassis is super durable. I have been running it since January and I have not been able to break one yet.... No longer a need to run the skids with the type B chassis to increase durability.
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:14 PM   #11750
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Not sure about the DIMEC, but the DIMEC20 type B chassis is super durable. I have been running it since January and I have not been able to break one yet.... No longer a need to run the skids with the type B chassis to increase durability.
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Old 07-28-2013, 05:10 PM   #11751
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What are the difference between the Dimec & dimec20 +8 running on indoor clay dirt mix will I c big difference over kit chassis??? Thanks
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I use a 4 hole x 1.3mm pistons in my car. RIght now I use 30wt front oil with Durango black spring and 27 1/2wt rear oil with the Dark Blue Durango spring. Jumps really well like this without it doing anything funny. Think it will be a really good starting point for you.
No worries sounds good. just a dumb question it feels like the car has alot less pack in the front than the rear... all my other car feel the opposite, less pack in the rear, when i drop it from about 10 inches it slaps the front of the chassis and barely moves the rear. i dont understand why, it has 30w front and 25w rear (i dont have any half weights atm) with very simmilar springs to yours and 6x 1.3 pistons.

ill get my hands on some 4x 1.3 and try those. it just dosent make sence to me. most of my jumping issues are it tips sideways or actually jumps so far tail down it lands upside down haha.

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No worries sounds good. just a dumb question it feels like the car has alot less pack in the front than the rear... all my other car feel the opposite, less pack in the rear, when i drop it from about 10 inches it slaps the front of the chassis and barely moves the rear. i dont understand why, it has 30w front and 25w rear (i dont have any half weights atm) with very simmilar springs to yours and 6x 1.3 pistons.

ill get my hands on some 4x 1.3 and try those. it just dosent make sence to me. most of my jumping issues are it tips sideways or actually jumps so far tail down it lands upside down haha.

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You drop it with the oils and pistons I have it won't feel like that. I actually had it at first with 35wt oil front and 30wt oil rear but seemed a little too much pack. You can on my setup go one stiffer spring in the front and one softer in the rear depending on your track and how the jumps are. Should get you in the ball park.

One thing I noticed vs the other brand cars I have run is when you look at many different setups the Durango ones are all over the place and you don't see many common setups. Only thing seems common is pretty much the camber link postions and shock positions. Oils, pistons, springs, and battery placements are all over the place.
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No worries sounds good. just a dumb question it feels like the car has alot less pack in the front than the rear... all my other car feel the opposite, less pack in the rear, when i drop it from about 10 inches it slaps the front of the chassis and barely moves the rear. i dont understand why, it has 30w front and 25w rear (i dont have any half weights atm) with very simmilar springs to yours and 6x 1.3 pistons.

ill get my hands on some 4x 1.3 and try those. it just dosent make sence to me. most of my jumping issues are it tips sideways or actually jumps so far tail down it lands upside down haha.

cheers for the help
I actually run a larger pistons in the rear. 1.1 up front and 1.3 in the rear with the same weight oil front and back.
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:06 PM   #11755
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What are the difference between the Dimec & dimec20 +8 running on indoor clay dirt mix will I c big difference over kit chassis??? Thanks
The +8 chassis will give you more stability and better traction coming out of turns. If you are running on a very tight track, the stock aluminum chassis might be better (depends on layout), but overall the +8mm Dimec20 chassis would be the way to go. Make sure that you get the type B chassis with the additional type B parts (bulkhead and RF/RR suspension mounts).
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how are the aluminum towers? does the added weight that high up have any negative effects on the car?

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What is a good starting point for stock gearing for racing on a small indoor carpet track?
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What is a good starting point for stock gearing for racing on a small indoor carpet track?
Indoors I run mm4 with 24/81 on a 10.5.
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What is a good starting point for stock gearing for racing on a small indoor carpet track?
For 17.5T? 69T spur and 30-35 pinion, depending on how technical the track is.
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