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Old 11-20-2004, 08:40 PM
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Post em guys. What do you got, mods, etc..... setups.... anything about the BK2 or MF2....
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Old 11-20-2004, 08:55 PM
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AKA....Ask Aaron Waldron.
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Old 11-21-2004, 08:32 AM
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Originally posted by DerekL
Post em guys. What do you got, mods, etc..... setups.... anything about the BK2 or MF2....
I like mine .

Seriously: BK2 & MF2 are both awesome cars. Very tunable & easy to drive cars.
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Old 11-21-2004, 10:12 AM
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yeah. I switched from a B4 to the BK2 and it just absolutlely blew me away at the difference in the 2. Oh wow....
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Old 11-23-2004, 12:07 AM
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Hehe..that's what I like to hear
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Old 11-23-2004, 07:21 AM
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dude, there was absolutely no comparison between the buggies. Oh wow. I dont know why I hadent seen the light earlier. I went from a T3 to a XXX to a XXX4, then to a B4, T4, XXX4, BK2, and now i am getting a MF2..... YEAH!!!
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Tuning question. I have been running a BK2 for 4 weeks now on a super high grip surface (wheelies and all...). Compared to the B4's I have a hard time getting the steering that I need. Part of the problem is the BK2's rear traction advantage. I'm running sil front springs/27.5 oil w/ 56 piston and red rear spring with same oil and piston. I think it actually had more side bite in the rear with 30wt. I have also added 1oz of lead to the nose. What have you guy's done with your cars?
A friend says I should try a rear swaybar.
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Old 11-23-2004, 07:53 AM
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i dunno, try switching the front tires to the tapers or the 4 rib Prolines....
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Old 11-23-2004, 08:17 AM
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Yeah, I thought about trying tapers up front. I'm using pink 4 ribs sanded down halfway right now. Pink rubber is the way to go at this track.
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Old 11-23-2004, 08:28 AM
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The pink 3 ribs 7206 only seem to work when the track is dry with a little bit on dust in the groove. For the indoor tracks in our area where pink tires work, 7202 tires sanded down seem to be the best as far as steering is concerned. I like to run anywhere from 3/4 to full rear firm foam in my front tires.
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TeamRoy - Braaaaaa! hahaha

I like Pink 7205's at indoor clay tracks, because they release the corner better.

Where are your arms set? If you're running short arm in the front or long arm in the rear, you may want to switch either one (or both) to give you more steering.

Also, try removing a washer from the front bulkhead, or shortening the front camber link by one hole. If you're looking for on-power steering, try more anti-squat.
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When people say that something releases the corner better, to me that means it PUSHES!

7205/7206 seem to push on damp tracks, I've tried them at various dremeled heights with no luck.
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Yeah, that's a whole 'nuther set of skills there Aaron. I need more wheel time on my 1/12th scale before my senses get that sharp. (It took 3 packs before I got through one without breaking that little thing...)
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Aaron, is it strange that my car got looser when I went to 27.5 from 30wt in the rear? I once tried 25 and it got looser. This was on the same really high bite surface I mentioned before. The guy's who run B4's run silly soft setups and they seem pretty hooked. I've been told to try a rear swaybar.
Wadaya think?
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So what is the effect of sanding down the front tires? I didnt race for a few weeks and it seems the everyone is dremeling down the fronts now. Do you just dremel down the side walls or do you do the tread too? This 7206 pink compound tires Im speaking of.
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