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Old 10-24-2007, 09:31 AM   #556
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Rocko - What did you get the Tip Top down to in weight?
Vercoe "box"- straight out of the box, 5 cell, on the track lol
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just to let everyone know i am runnig the us carpet chassie i think its 3.5 mm then all the bulk head are machined down and the car is really good the only thing i had to do was get associated springs and bottom retainers for it but as for the hing pins you need the us spec . hing pin set i can post part numbers tommorw if you need them and my car is only a half ounce over wieght now with alum. bulk heads adn all the hop up on it
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just to let everyone know i am runnig the us carpet chassie i think its 3.5 mm then all the bulk head are machined down and the car is really good the only thing i had to do was get associated springs and bottom retainers for it but as for the hing pins you need the us spec . hing pin set i can post part numbers tommorw if you need them and my car is only a half ounce over wieght now with alum. bulk heads adn all the hop up on it
It's awesome your running the car Mark!

Here are the part numbers for the U.S. version hing pins.

PO-SSU006 Front Suspension Pin (2pcs) (U.S. Version)
PO-SSU007 Rear Suspension Pin (2pcs) (U.S. Version)
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Old 10-24-2007, 05:19 PM   #559
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Vercoe "box"- straight out of the box, 5 cell, on the track lol
Damon you know i cant do anything out of the box.
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Damon you know i cant do anything out of the box.
Good thing you use one as a radio then!

Damo you goin down south this weekend?
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:01 AM   #561
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Damo you goin down south this weekend?
I hope so, If I make it out I will run mod
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Old 10-25-2007, 12:38 PM   #562
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car is good right now i just need to free it up a little more to make it faster but it is really easy to drive (which usually mean is slow) haha
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Hey Mark, Did Carissa get her Tamiya running like yours yet?

............ See you soon Bro!
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Old 10-25-2007, 10:49 PM   #564
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Exclamation T.O.P Racing & Sy Brand

If you check out T.O.P.'s official website, www.top-racing.jp (English version), you'll see how SY and T.O.P. (Tokyo hobbies Optional Parts) is officially related in Japan. What's wrong with setting up a good team in HK? May be the HK's distributor is just doing their job.

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SY brand, maybe they bought the car design and hire the designer for promotion of car, because in website, mostly photos are from HK, i am not against with them, but i am just wondering quality chassis like everyone, i am just measuring to have another one, of course Scythe is one the target, so i have bad events with my Xpress, due it's material quality, japanese brand Alex racing design have bought their design and made another one with better quality on everything.Then most of my pals said, the origin's (HK Xpress) car quality never could compare with the sucessor one (Japan Express) even the new one is much more expensive but is worthy to buy.
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Hey guys....

I understand that TOP are having trouble getting replacement diff plates. Since these are a yokomo part, anyone know the yok part number or better still an online shop (asian pref) that stocks them...

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Smile YOKOMO DIFF PLATE PNo

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The PNo is ZS-506. Champ should have them.

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Hi,

I have a question about the springs.
I'm using xray springs but they are a litle bit to long. Have the HPI springs the same lengt as the origenal Top Scythe springs?

Gr. Emiel
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Old 10-30-2007, 11:00 AM   #568
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The TOP springs are about 22mm long, same sort of length as the old-style Yokomo springs (as the car uses Yokomo shocks).

The new HPI springs from the Cyclone that people are using quite often now are 25mm long.

The best way to run longer springs on the TOP/Yokomo shocks is to get hold of some Rayspeed shock bottoms RS-15, these are offset down a little.
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Thanks.
I got the shock parts/ball end set from HPI pro4 (73510).
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What shock oil do you guys normally run on rubbers on ashpalt medium to low grip.
Also what pistions.
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