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Old 10-11-2010, 07:33 PM   #1
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Does it happen? Any tricks or tips on how to get rid of it would be... aweeeesome.
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Never really had it happen in 2 wheel. Back end wags around when you're too greedy with the trigger. Are you having issues?

The M03 would torque steer with a mild mod motor in it, but that's like...not the same
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Never really had it happen in 2 wheel. Back end wags around when you're too greedy with the trigger. Are you having issues?

The M03 would torque steer with a mild mod motor in it, but that's like...not the same
Well i guess i shouldnt have included the Torque steer. I'm having most of my issues with breaking.. the back end always wants to swing to one side when braking in a straight line.. I find that applying to brakes gradually like you would the throttle helps.. but i wanna slamm on those things Hard!!
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Turn down brakes on esc or turn epa and or expo down on tx
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Yep, too much brake.

If it happens when on throttle it can be a binding outdrive or something of that nature.
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Well i guess i shouldnt have included the Torque steer. I'm having most of my issues with breaking.. the back end always wants to swing to one side when braking in a straight line.. I find that applying to brakes gradually like you would the throttle helps.. but i wanna slamm on those things Hard!!
Yeah turn down your braking like the other guys said. Is it consistently going to one side, or does it change with sections of the track/wherever you're driving/etc?

Details on the car? gear diff? anything recently changed? Check to make sure camber is the same on both sides on the rear.
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I find that applying to brakes gradually like you would the throttle helps.. but i wanna slamm on those things Hard!!
You have answered your own question .
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You have answered your own question .
thought that might be the case.. this happens mostly in my 2wd buggy.. in my short course it aint no thanggggg.. was thinking just now.. (im at work so i cant check) but i have a feeling the anti squat spacer backed off on one screws giving it different degrees causing it to give more traction to one wheel?
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There's a couple guys in the SC10 thread saying their antisquat spacers are creeping out from under the toe block, so check that.

Pop some ballstud washers between the toe block and the T plate instead and you'll be good to go.
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this happens mostly in my 2wd buggy
Nature of the beast. I've had it happen with every buggy I've owned and you can't tell me I had some kind of stuff coming apart in all of them to cause it. They've done when they're new. The back of the buggy is the heavier part. When you jam the brakes, that weight wants to lead the buggy. Think if throwing a lawn dart backwards. The heavy end will always swing to the front. The buggy is trying to do the same thing.
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If it does do it on power too I'd suggest looking at how tight your wheel nuts are on the front and rear. I had that happen a couple times. There is no real benefit to "jammin the brakes hard!" though.
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Dunno klay, the B2 never did that back in the day, and the B4 tracks pretty straight with the rear tires locked up.

And don't you dare accuse ThunderbirdJunkie of being a good enough driver to compensate for that, because that would be BS and lies
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When I first got a MMP I was smoking the tires on braking and kicking the rear around.
Lowered brake to 75 and it was a night and day difference.
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Dunno klay, the B2 never did that back in the day, and the B4 tracks pretty straight with the rear tires locked up.

And don't you dare accuse ThunderbirdJunkie of being a good enough driver to compensate for that, because that would be BS and lies
My B4 did it, XXX-CR did it, and my RB5 does it. You're just too elite for this thread.
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