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Old 03-18-2007, 04:31 PM   #331
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Thanks for the tips. I'll try them.

I had the car out today but for some stupid reason, one of the boards was left loose, I came a little wide around the corner and the edge of the board caught my right rear wheel. Managed to rip the hub out of the control arm and snap the pin that goes through the hub. Of course I didn't have any spare pins so my day was done after about 5 laps. I did decide to spend the rest of the day trying to see if my T2 suspension will fit in. Sadly, it manages to move the whole suspension back about 5-10mm so it's not going to work. Pity.
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Old 03-21-2007, 07:36 AM   #332
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Be carefull building the shocks, make sure you install the Triangle shaped spacer, but then check to see if it operates smoothly. There is some internal machining on the stock shocks which can cause the pistons to catch on the lip, its worse if you dont use or shorten the tri spacers. Hot mod is to install the Tamiya PTFE pistons.
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Old 03-21-2007, 08:40 PM   #333
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Hot mod is to install the Tamiya PTFE pistons.
Do they fit with out any mods???
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Old 03-22-2007, 06:17 AM   #334
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They should be a straight fit. I have heard that the UK Yokomo team also use the Tamiya kit diaphragm as it is a bit harder.
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Old 03-22-2007, 01:59 PM   #335
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Tamiya diaphragms and pistons fit without any trouble
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Old 03-24-2007, 03:51 PM   #336
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Hi guys,
Today I went testing at the Halifax track again, this time in much better conditions and also running a brushless system. The car was awesome and ballistic!

Short video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XFU3W7S3Bw
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Old 03-24-2007, 04:37 PM   #337
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I got my car running quite nicely now after an evening of racing on wednesday. It still needs little fine tuning but it's quite good right now.

I have found one issue that I'm having trouble with. The holes in the chassis for the servo are just a little too far apart and I can't fit my servo without the ears bending and weird angles on the mounts.

Anyone else have this issue?
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wow!, lookin good ali, was it a 3.5 brushless???
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GreaseMonkey, if it's just the plastic servo supports you're having trouble with, then there's no problem running them at a slight angle. Mine are slightly bent and there doesn't seem to be an issue.

Luke, certainly was!!!! Sure beats 27t
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Thanks, it just seems a little weird. If I run a servo that has open ears, the servo will pull out of the mounts.
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If you look closely at the servo supports, you can see that they can be positioned in two different ways, for narrow and wider servo's. I also had this issue with my Hitec servo, wich is narrower than most servo's.
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Looks slow Ali
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I found that out today at the track when I put in a new servo. I'm really happy with how fast this car is after a little bit more fine tuning. Picked up 2 laps and there's more in the car.
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Looks slow Ali
Openly giving a negative comment on products you're supposed to be promoting
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Openly giving a negative comment on products you're supposed to be promoting
I don't think he was knocking the Car, or the Motor.... (I think he was talking about the DRIVER)...??? Hmmmm
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