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Old 04-07-2015, 04:26 PM   #1141
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What does the truck do to cause you to want to raise ride height?
One of the features caused a bounce roll if I tried to turn before letting it settle. I did not have to do this with my T4.2. When I raised it a little, things got better. One other T5M was on the track and had a little more ride height and had no problem with the feature (we had the same shock setup). I could stiffen up the suspension more, but it was only this one spot. I may go up on the springs anyway since I just used the Thielke setup directly.
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Old 04-07-2015, 06:34 PM   #1142
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One of the features caused a bounce roll if I tried to turn before letting it settle. I did not have to do this with my T4.2. When I raised it a little, things got better. One other T5M was on the track and had a little more ride height and had no problem with the feature (we had the same shock setup). I could stiffen up the suspension more, but it was only this one spot. I may go up on the springs anyway since I just used the Thielke setup directly.
A guy at my track just got a t5m and his does the bounce land pretty bad. I tried raising his ride height and it made little difference . I thought about having him add a little weight to the back but not sure if that's the right move. Let us know if you get it fixed.
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Old 04-07-2015, 07:22 PM   #1143
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Got an accurate weight of the truck rtr. 1884g and 1762g with no body.

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Old 04-07-2015, 07:33 PM   #1144
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Got an accurate weight of the truck rtr. 1884g and 1762g with no body.

Assume this is a shorty, sounds about right, anything else?
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Old 04-07-2015, 07:40 PM   #1145
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Assume this is a shorty, sounds about right, anything else?
Shorty, 3 gear, schelle slipper, exotek motor plate, ti turnbuckles, and some plastic shaved off on the inside. Does have a bunch of the aluminum upgrades though so those add a little weight. Ae hubs, schelle/ae rear arm mounts, ae rear ball stud mount, ae front hinge pin brace.
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Old 04-07-2015, 07:49 PM   #1146
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Got my T5M built Friday and raced it Friday and Sunday. Its great, no issues. Unlike my normal routine, I built it box stock side from a gear diff and I don't have any immediate plans to do anything else. Its really good out of the box just like the B5 and B5M. If you ask me, the truck needs nothing. We run stadium truck as an unlimited class so weight is not an issue. I'm running a hobbywing v3.1 & D4 13.5 maxzilla. It was very stable and held the track very well. I'm super happy.
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Are the front wheels and rear wheels the same?
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:08 PM   #1149
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I used left over t4.2 wheels. They fit perfect.
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:27 PM   #1150
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Found a slightly strange issue, was wondering if anybody else has the same. At full lock in ether direction the wheels are rubbing the ball cups. I am using JConcepts Mono wheels. I could just turn the steering EPA down a bit but am trying to avoid that because I like a lot of steering.
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Just pulled the trigger on AMain. My first car was a T4 and now that I'm getting back into the hobby why not start with a T5m?!
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Found a slightly strange issue, was wondering if anybody else has the same. At full lock in ether direction the wheels are rubbing the ball cups. I am using JConcepts Mono wheels. I could just turn the steering EPA down a bit but am trying to avoid that because I like a lot of steering.
What trail is the front end set to?
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This thing handles like a dream!! Your going to love it.. I put the Thielke setup on mine and didn't touch anything except turning the motor up. Running on a large indoor (23 seconds ave lap) med/high bite..
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Kit setting.
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Old 04-07-2015, 10:53 PM   #1155
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don't know for sure cause I don't have one yet but I heard if the cups are on upside down they will rub the wheel. couple others have reported rubbing as well so I would assume that's the problem.

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