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Old 10-06-2011, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by madweazl View Post
No big deal, I'm sure it will show up today so I'll just race tomorrow. I just appreciate you guys getting it out the door quickly.

On another note, I seem to have lost my springs (Associated) somewhere, guess I'll have to buy some more of those
Use the Tamiya 501/511/502 front set (53974) and the 201/501 etc rear set (53975) you wont be disappointed.
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by stipres View Post
Use the Tamiya 501/511/502 front set (53974) and the 201/501 etc rear set (53975) you wont be disappointed.
Was digging around in storage and found the box to the 201, guess what was in the box. Yay for me, the springs lol. Have the Tamiya's become socially acceptable again? For a while, they seemed to be taboo and the Associated's were the way to go.
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Old 10-07-2011, 07:48 AM
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I've been running the 4wd fronts (yellow) and the yellow and blue rears on my 201 lately.
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had a question if anyone knows what tamiya 1.4 pistons compare to associateds #1,2, and #3 pistons? my brother runs a mod and stock 201, those cars are amazing how well they handle! so im just asking if anyone knows what ae pistons would be the closest to tamiyas 1.4 pistons. i run a old ft b4, and i like to try to imitate his setup! i just might haft to get a 201 soon
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Originally Posted by ANiznik View Post
had a question if anyone knows what tamiya 1.4 pistons compare to associateds #1,2, and #3 pistons? my brother runs a mod and stock 201, those cars are amazing how well they handle! so im just asking if anyone knows what ae pistons would be the closest to tamiyas 1.4 pistons. i run a old ft b4, and i like to try to imitate his setup! i just might haft to get a 201 soon
Our 1.4 pistons are basically an AE #1. The 201 really feels completely different than the B4 whenever I drive them back to back though...
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I have still been doing a lot of testing with the big bore shocks, have run a bunch of different springs and oil/piston combos now. Think I've narrowed in on a really good setup, once I nail it down to be sure I'm 100% happy with it I'll test them back to back with the TRF shocks with a setup I know works on those to see which is better. Will keep you guys updated.
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Old 10-07-2011, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Randy Caster View Post
Our 1.4 pistons are basically an AE #1. The 201 really feels completely different than the B4 whenever I drive them back to back though...
thank you randy, i forgot to ask about the 1.3 pistons also! what would you compare to those?
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:55 PM
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the club got new carpet and has lot of grip.
the car grip roll allot ,any suggestions on what is better? go softer or harder on springs?positions? a setup for a high grip carpet will be appreciate.
thanx
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Originally Posted by ANiznik View Post
thank you randy, i forgot to ask about the 1.3 pistons also! what would you compare to those?
AE #2
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Originally Posted by guinnes.s View Post
the club got new carpet and has lot of grip.
the car grip roll allot ,any suggestions on what is better? go softer or harder on springs?positions? a setup for a high grip carpet will be appreciate.
thanx
I don't think anyone else on here runs on carpet tracks, I would start off with long camber links, stiff springs-thick oil, and the shocks laid in. If the shocks bottom out in the corners put a couple o-rings on the shock shaft to cushion it as it bottoms out, that will help with traction rolling as well.
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Old 10-09-2011, 08:32 AM
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before it gets real dirty.....
Attached Thumbnails Tamiya TRF2WD thread-09102011581.jpg   Tamiya TRF2WD thread-09102011582.jpg   Tamiya TRF2WD thread-09102011583.jpg  
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:30 AM
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Looks nice. Where did you score the Sand Viper body?
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Originally Posted by Csaari77 View Post
Looks nice. Where did you score the Sand Viper body?
i asked my local Tamiya dealer to order it from Tamiya Japan, took 6 weeks to arrive. it came as a body/wing combo, no decals or window masking included. but the wing is useless on the TRF201 wing mounts though...
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DE Racing "Borrego" wheels for Tamiya available at Track Star.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:35 AM
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More testing tonight at Airland. Working with 3 hole pistons on all four corners and a longer (than the +5) chassis. (and if time permits clay compound AKA's
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