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Old 02-05-2019, 02:46 PM
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I just put my order in for the Aluminum kit. I will be running 21.5 TC and/or USGT at Mile High, looking for a good set up suggestions, black caret, high traction and tight course.
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I just put my order in for the Aluminum kit. I will be running 21.5 TC and/or USGT at Mile High, looking for a good set up suggestions, black caret, high traction and tight course.
I would just start with box stock setup, 5K rear diff oil, narrow the rear width, try 2 pills in f/r and run 2.7 toe in the rear and start from there. If you are running a Venom or Ford GT, you may feel you need to go up in front spring rate to 2.5 or 2.6 respectively. If you can wheel a car a little on the loose side with a lot of rotation, the stock springs should be fine. Also, if you feel you need a little more aggressive grip, shorten the top camber links all the way, or just front if you need more aggressive steering and rear feels good.
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Saw some message saying he was doing something different for 2019 and to email him or tag him on FB. I will do this and see what happens......otherwise we can kiss all that useful information goodbye :-)

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I would just start with box stock setup, 5K rear diff oil, narrow the rear width, try 2 pills in f/r and run 2.7 toe in the rear and start from there. If you are running a Venom or Ford GT, you may feel you need to go up in front spring rate to 2.5 or 2.6 respectively. If you can wheel a car a little on the loose side with a lot of rotation, the stock springs should be fine. Also, if you feel you need a little more aggressive grip, shorten the top camber links all the way, or just front if you need more aggressive steering and rear feels good.
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how you distinguish the resorts on the kit ?
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Not sure what you mean Byron?
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LOL, definately don't use the aluminum screws - for anything. The heads just pop right off. I tossed them all even though they were so pretty
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LOL, definately don't use the aluminum screws - for anything. The heads just pop right off. I tossed them all even though they were so pretty
They do snap rather easily.

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Car was pretty good today on the older gray ozite carpet. Played around with diff fluid. I only run USGT and I've run the kit 7500, went to 6K, then really had the car come alive with 10K today. I'm still playing with setup but will put what I'm running on a setup sheet hopefully sometime tomorrow.

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I ordered a kit with aluminum chassis from Amain as soon as i noticed that they had recieved more stock. The kit arrived thursday night, and i was leaving for a regional race friday afternoon. I really wanted to test the bd9 at the regional event, so i stayed up all night assembling the car. I must say; what a fantastic build! Everything fit well, and there were absolutely no issues.
My plan was to run the bd9 in 17.5 super stock, the a800xah evo in 21.5 stock, vbc d10 in modified touring, and a800ah in usgt. However, after experiencing constant delamination issues with the CF +8/+9 a800 evo arms, and with how well the bd9 was working in 17.5 (tq by a lap and easy to drive), i decided to run the bd9 in 21.5 and 17.5 for the triple mains. I ended up running a faster hot lap and better consistency than i did with the a800xah evo. VERY impressed.
The car seems to be very robust so far. It is very confidence inspiring in both durability and driveability.
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Not sure what you mean Byron?
Thanks, I just see the engraved numbers on the resorts, identifying which are progressive and which ones not... Thanks !
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DBM, your car looked great all weekend!!!!!
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Thanks, I just see the engraved numbers on the resorts, identifying which are progressive and which ones not... Thanks !
Byron, I think you mean "springs" not "resorts." If the numbers are engraved on the end of the springs (all my springs are just color coded), then the progressive ones should have two numbers: like 2.5-2.8.

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Originally Posted by glennhl View Post
Byron, I think you mean "springs" not "resorts." If the numbers are engraved on the end of the springs (all my springs are just color coded), then the progressive ones should have two numbers: like 2.5-2.8.
I believe what Byron is referring to is that the new shipments now have shock location ID laser engraved on the shock cap retainers. Another nice touch which was formerly an option part to buy.
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