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Old 10-27-2005, 01:46 PM   #91
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Geezus you guys get scah-rewed on taxes & shipping, that's insane.
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Old 10-27-2005, 01:58 PM   #92
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LOL, we pay taxes for everything. And it's sad when we're happy that the taxes are only 15%.
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Old 10-27-2005, 08:36 PM   #93
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Hahaha! Thats why Alberta rules! 7% sales tax and less income tax too.

That sure is quick shipping, but I suppose thats what you get for $100!
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Old 10-27-2005, 09:09 PM   #94
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Lucky you, we're getting the shaft in Ontario.

The UPS service offered by Tower Hobbies is very decent, I got a quote for other places in the US for shipping the kit... They were asking around $100 - $120US for UPS Express. The kit is about 16 lbs
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Old 10-28-2005, 07:37 AM   #95
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Horizon Hobby's site has a listing for a Jammin X1T Truggy RTR with .28 engine. It is listed for $546.99 but there isn't any pictures or specs. Looks like this is due in early December. Is there anyone in the know that might be able to offer an idea on any of of the features of this ride (radio, engine mfg, cf parts, titanium,)?
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Old 10-28-2005, 08:16 AM   #96
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They said that a RTR version of the CRT would be available by the end of the year...

It'll probably be the Ofna Force .28 and the same radio Ofna has been using for all their RTR kits. They'll probably remove some of the hardcoated / CNC items as well to cover the costs.
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Old 10-29-2005, 03:41 PM   #97
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After a long night and an early morning the CRT is done. I will take it for the maiden drive after my batteries are charged.

I had a hard time getting the CRT to work with the Compact Ofna starter box. I had to remove the front aligning brace on the starter box to make the car sit low enough to contact the starter wheel. I'll buy a new starter box for the CRT next year (and give the Ofna compact back to the CR).

I had to raid the CR for all the servos, engine, and pipe. Poor thing looks soo sad now.
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Old 10-29-2005, 03:42 PM   #98
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More pictures.
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Default Setup tips

Well folks, it's been a couple weeks with the new truck, and I'm lovin it. Handles great and I have no complaints. Tonight I'm gonna tear it down a bit and re-lube bearings, check screws etc. My question:

Anyone have setup tips or tricks they've tried. I know it hasn't been around long, but have any of you tried messing with any of the settings and found something worth trying?

I run on a pretty short track (~30-35 second laps) and don't have much pro-level RC chassis tuning experience(Read: none).

Shock positions...tierod hole locations...long vs. short wheelbase setting...camber/caster/squat? Hope everyone is enjoying theirs as much as I am mine!
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Old 10-31-2005, 06:20 AM   #100
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The only difference I made from the stock settings was more camber at the front and a shorter wheelbase.

This thing has more steering than my buggy and doesn't want to flip over.

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WeatherB...truck looks good! But what the bloody hell, did a Smurf pleasure himself all over your radio box & servos? That looks kinda ghetto!
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LOL, a smurf... I plan on driving it during the winter so I had to winterize it. It won't be ghetto when I don't have to purchase new radio equipment. Oh wait, it would be. haha

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here is my latest crt setup.. works awsome..
in front am using the stock blue springs, upper middle hole tower,
inside hole arm, 50wt assoc. oil, stock pistons, 1 deg neg camber, 0
toe, b blocks, middle ackerman, bones level ride height, standard buggy
front swaybar set in neutral position, 5k in diff.
in center am running 20k in diff, and 50/50 brake bias,
in rear am using 2 deg antisquat, mugen grey springs, 40 wt. assoc.
oil, stock pistons, 2nd from outside lower hole tower, middle arm, 2.5
deg toe block, short wheelbase, 3k in diff, 1.5 deg neg camber, ride
height arms level, and using a proline wing.
also drilled new inside camber holes in tower and using lower innermost
camber hole. and outside on hub. stock swaybar in neutral position.

hope that works for you
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Old 11-03-2005, 07:48 AM   #104
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just got my crt,Hal,what size track are you running with that setup?have a mammoth st,I've taken it as far as it can go and it will never be a top race truck. But it was a very fun truck.Have a x1-cr and it is a great buggy, thats why I got a crt.I'm going to run a OS vspec with jp1
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:17 AM   #105
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LOL, a smurf... I plan on driving it during the winter so I had to winterize it. It won't be ghetto when I don't have to purchase new radio equipment. Oh wait, it would be. haha
Right on. Didn't even think about "winterizing" since we never get rain or snow in So Cal...I just thought you were being overly anal retentive My bad.

Just a tip---when running in water or snow, keep a big can of WD40 with you and use it liberally ALL over the truck w/an air compressor when you're done. I'm sure you already do that, but if not, it'll eliminate rust and frozen metal parts.

Looks good!
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