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17.5 I ran 69/31 at SRS Scottsdale Arizona and 72/30 at MHOR Aurora Co and Full Throttle ALB, NM RCM lockout worked excellent!


MIP pucks excellent upgrade! The new RCM lockout is an excellent piece as well! These options will greatly reduce weight throughout the drive line!

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Old 04-23-2015, 08:07 PM   #241
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Just a quick question, what brand wheels will fit front and rear apart from schumacher racing? Proline or de racing?
Get the DE speedline wheels for the Kyosho RB6 / ZX5. P/N DER-SB-KRG. They fit perfectly. The ones for the B5 or TLR-22 are to thick.
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Jconcepts rims fit also
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:37 PM   #243
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Which shock orings will work? Can't seem to find Shumacher rings in my area.
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:42 PM   #244
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Is anyone running this car in medium to high bite indoor clay ????
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Which shock orings will work? Can't seem to find Shumacher rings in my area.
.. if you're unable to locate any locally, they're available here:

http://www.discountrcstore.com/Schum..._8_p/u4110.htm


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Is anyone running this car in medium to high bite indoor clay ????
I am. I really want to love this car, but I am having difficulty.

I built the car in the rearward motor position and using shorty batteries, so I don't know how it would handle in the forward position or with saddles. I've tried both the kit chassis and CF low-grip and I favor the heavier chassis for more stability in mod and the CF for its light weight in stock. Traction is insane and it turns like a dream! Honestly, I've never driven a car as hooked up as this one.

Unfortunately, this car sits so low to the track (average ride height 20mm or less) and with very little droop. I find this makes the car very unforgiving when not all four wheels are in contact with the track. I run the rear shocks inward top and bottom to get as mush droop as possible and this helps a bit. However, in this position a bad crash is likely to have the bones pop out of the diff halves.

The price for a new kit may seem steep, but consider all the CF and aluminum it comes with the price isn't terrible. There are a few upgrades available that are "probably" necessary for offroad. I say probably because I installed the upgrades as I built the kit, so I couldn't say how it handled box stock. I would suggest the ball diff, rear facing shock mount, front and rear aluminum camber mounts for more tuning options, and the low-grip CF chassis if you're interested in saving weight. I would not recommend the MIP pucks. There is virtually no sloop in the drive train because it is belt driven. The sloop between the bones and diff halves are so minimal I don't thin kit justifies spending the money on the pucks.

Like I said, I love this car, but I'm not a very good driver. I need something that is more forgiving.

I hope this helps...
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The KR driveshafts U4069 are longer so you can run more droop without fear of them popping out of the outdrives.
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Any other companies offerings fit?
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Any other companies offerings fit?
I have Kyosho in mine, but for all Schumacher brand stuff, really, let Phil of DiscountRCstore.com take amazing care of you. I've never had customer service over the internet better than there.
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let Phil of DiscountRCstore.com take amazing care of you. I've never had customer service over the internet better than there.
My experience has been the same.
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What's the shipping time like when ordering from DiscountRC?
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Depends where you live. Mine usually take 3 days (FL)
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Ran my KF2 for the first time tonight. Loose would be an understatement. If I stayed online then it was drivable, get off the line and it's like I was working at Dunkin Donuts! Got some work to do sorting it out. Chief of which is my trigger finger. If I got on the power smoothly it was very drivable.
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Ran my KF2 for the first time tonight. Loose would be an understatement. If I stayed online then it was drivable, get off the line and it's like I was working at Dunkin Donuts! Got some work to do sorting it out. Chief of which is my trigger finger. If I got on the power smoothly it was very drivable.
What kind of surface are you driving on? What are you using for a setup?
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