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Old 12-28-2014, 06:44 AM
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Close to the Reedy, I started there, and have been changing things to suit my track and my driving. Avid or Schelle make a good bearing kit for the car, both have nice websites as well. Dont need a lot of parts for this car, I keep a spur gear and few odds and end, but nothing like any 4wd I have ever owned before.
ok cool thank you very much im gona order a set of bearings now. im just trying to find ways if there is anything that makes that setup better in any way at all
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Purchase a good set of bearings for the car, the kit bearings are not too good, not too good at all..
Tried ceramics, took them out right away. I found the kit bearings to be exceptionally GOOD.

Guys are really liking the Nationals setup.....
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ok cool thank you very much im gona order a set of bearings now. im just trying to find ways if there is anything that makes that setup better in any way at all
Best way is to go drive it and test your personal changes. Need to remember that a setup from another driver rarely is the best setup for you, or your track (unless you drove at Reedy).
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Old 12-28-2014, 06:58 AM
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Tried ceramics, took them out right away. I found the kit bearings to be exceptionally GOOD.

Guys are really liking the Nationals setup.....
ok cool thanks uncle ur the best man i dont know what i would do without u man. what are u running now have u made any changes? u gona try the nationals setup? wondering if i should order any upgrades for the car to better it in any way
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Old 12-28-2014, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by uncle everett View Post
Tried ceramics, took them out right away. I found the kit bearings to be exceptionally GOOD.

Guys are really liking the Nationals setup.....
I wouldn't recommend ceramics for dirt for (maybe in the diff cases). 4wd cars are hard on bearings, but keep an eye on your hub bearings, especially the inner 10x15x4, its probably going out as we speak..lol
Glad you like them though, I would have replaced mine during the build had I known..
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should i get that schelle stretched chassis im wondering if the chassis being longer it would make the car easier to drive? any thoughts before i order one?
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[QUOTE=flame56mx;13745179]I wouldn't recommend ceramics for dirt for (maybe in the diff cases). 4wd cars are hard on bearings, but keep an eye on your hub bearings, especially the inner 10x15x4, its probably going out as we speak..lol
Glad you like them though, I would have replaced mine during the build had I known..[/QU

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ok cool thanks uncle ur the best man i dont know what i would do without u man. what are u running now have u made any changes? u gona try the nationals setup? wondering if i should order any upgrades for the car to better it in any way
I'm on reedy 100%. I'll be on that for at least another month.

I'll have to test nats setup at that point.
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I'm on reedy 100%. I'll be on that for at least another month.

I'll have to test nats setup at that point.
ok should i get that schelle extended chassis? im wondering if it will help car be more stable and make car easier to driver being longer?
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ok should i get that schelle extended chassis? im wondering if it will help car be more stable and make car easier to driver being longer?
No upgrades are needed. If I wanted to spend fun $, I'd get aluminum chasis.
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No upgrades are needed. If I wanted to spend fun $, I'd get aluminum chasis.
ok but what makes aluminum chassis better what would be the difference between the two? im just curious
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Originally Posted by DIRT DIGGER View Post
ok but what makes aluminum chassis better what would be the difference between the two? im just curious
From what I have heard and read, the aluminum chassis works good on high bite as designed. The carbon Schelle chassis is basically a longer version of the kit chassis. Which seems to me is a better option part. Asking questions from other members here is good to do, but you are still going to have to decide if this advice will pertain to you, your driving style and your local track, unless of course they run where you do. Its sorta like asking which tire is best..
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From what I have heard and read, the aluminum chassis works good on high bite as designed. The carbon Schelle chassis is basically a longer version of the kit chassis. Which seems to me is a better option part. Asking questions from other members here is good to do, but you are still going to have to decide if this advice will pertain to you, your driving style and your local track, unless of course they run where you do. Its sorta like asking which tire is best..
yes i understand that and thanks for the replies. question tho i run on a med bite bite damp clay indoor tight track if u were me what chassis would u get out of the two? thanks again
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yes i understand that and thanks for the replies. question tho i run on a med bite bite damp clay indoor tight track if u were me what chassis would u get out of the two? thanks again
I have yet to see a car with either chassis, so with just the opinions of the others who have them/used them the Schelle chassis seems more apt to work in your situation. If I had the $ burning a whole in my pocket I would go in that direction with track conditions like yours..
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I have yet to see a car with either chassis, so with just the opinions of the others who have them/used them the Schelle chassis seems more apt to work in your situation. If I had the $ burning a whole in my pocket I would go in that direction with track conditions like yours..
ok i have some christmas money so thats why i want to try a new chassis. i was leaning toward the schelle chassis also. im thinking the longer chassis would make it a bit more stable? im not positive what the effects of having a longer chassis are?
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