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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 01-28-2015, 06:15 AM
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Instruction Manual http://www.racing-cars.com/images/Te...KF2_manual.pdf

NEW - Rear pivot straps that includes Anti-Squat and Inboard Toe-In options, two toe-in options in the kit with roll centre adjustment.
NEW - Dual motor position in the kit, by changing to the included low grip top deck and belt, forward and rearward motor position can be achieved, giving 21mm shift. (Shorty LiPo required for low grip rearward option.)
NEW - Super consistent, industry leading QUAD pad, vented slipper with easy access and NEW Ultra Fine adjustment spring.
NEW - 2.5mm Black Hard Anodised Alloy chassis.
NEW - Alloy Chassis Stiffeners, no front top deck for easier radio access/installation.
NEW - Simplified Motor Mount with increased cooling.
NEW - Fully optimised suspension geometry - Fast, consistent handling.
NEW - Pro Ball studs for 2mm hex.
NEW - Updated steering assembly for less play and easier use.
NEW - Optional fan mount for improved cooling under high load conditions.
NEW - Lightweight, narrower side gears for increased efficiency.
NEW - AirFlo Cab body shell for improved looks and handling.
NEW - Updated Pro spec 13mm big bore shocks with titanium nitride shafts, CNC machined 3 hole, 1.6mm rear and 1.5mm front pistons with recessed ‘e’clips, threaded collars, with twin O ring sealing and diaphragm volume compensation.
NEW - Shock Seal Pack Housing with added 'O' ring sealing.
NEW - CORE RC Springs, in the box!
NEW - Layshaft side mount with increased stability and rigidity for the spur, with improved tollerance.
NEW - Quick Release Layshaft.
- Long front wishbones - Improved corner speed and super safe handling.
- Horizontally split transmission housings for easy diff access and maintenance.
- Strong front steering hub, with fine ‘Kwik Klip’ adjustment.
- Lightweight side gears to rotate the motor in the same direction as the wheels. Gives excellent jump control and stability.
- Single belt transmission with efficient low tension Bando belts running on large CNC machined pulleys, gives super smooth, quick acceleration.
- 12mm Hex Wheels with clean look and industry standard offset.
- Moulded side pods for superb dirt protection. Fantastic dirt seal with no handling compromise.
- Hi-Tensile, revised style silver turnbuckles.
- Gear Differential with hardened steel gears and super hard outputs. Excellent Diff Life! Optional ball diff available.
- Maximum dimension wing. Superb airflow control and maximum downforce. Enhances the AirFlo Cab package.
- Central motor layout offers superb cornering on high grip tracks.
- Front & Rear, Shock Nut Guards. Look Cool and Protect your car and the track from damage.
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Certainly a very technical design for a 2wd buggy:P
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Wow does any company ever build anything that looks as nice as the Schumacher cars look. They look like art work. Still wish Schumacher was still in the US like back in the day as I more than likely would still be running nothing but Schumacher cars.
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Damn it! I haven't even built my KF yet. SMH!
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I really did like my KF when I had it. I struggled a little bit if the track wasn't perfect, but when it was there wasn't a faster car around the track. I may just have to get one of these and try it out again especially with all the updates.
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WOO HOO I was waiting for the revision to come out, now it's time to pick one up.
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man i just bought the kf
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Still no bleeder caps.
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Wow does any company ever build anything that looks as nice as the Schumacher cars look. They look like art work. Still wish Schumacher was still in the US like back in the day as I more than likely would still be running nothing but Schumacher cars.
I couldn't agree more and "we" ARE still here in the US haha. I love my K1. It makes me look better as a driver honestly. And they are pretty for sure. I thought about running a 22-4 or a B44 but I couldn't get the Schumacher out of my head. I've wanted one since I was a kid but couldn't afford one. I figured why not. I found a hell of a deal on a used one. I will buy a new kit next. Once they make enough changes to their wheeler. Until then I'm going to keep running what I've got. This thing is tough too. It's pretty great in every way just like they've always been. I'm sure this one won't be any different.
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Looking forward to this car.
At first I thought the low grip belts and lipo locators are not included, but it seems like out of box, both options are there!
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Good ole Cecil, its amazing to see what making a few parts for your childs car can turn into.
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The kits are available as of today I was told. Get um while they are hot.
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Will be my next purchase middle of next month. Have always wanted to get another Schumacher, this is the one I want.
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with this new kit,does this mean the low grip chassis is not needed? all the hopup parts turned me off from this car,so I stuck to my kr
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Man, those discount rc guys took a bad week to be off!
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