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Old 10-25-2019, 10:23 AM
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TurnanBurn, that is a Old school tip.i use do that on 12th scale. The grub screws they use for drop are normally pretty blunt and should not be issue. Still a good tip for sure.
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Old 10-25-2019, 11:25 AM
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TurnanBurn, that is a Old school tip.i use do that on 12th scale. The grub screws they use for drop are normally pretty blunt and should not be issue. Still a good tip for sure.
A rounded off end would certainly help for sure, but itís still a matter of the harder material winning over time. 🙂
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A rounded off end would certainly help for sure, but itís still a matter of the harder material winning over time. 🙂
This is true and I will take you up on that tip and add the thin brass sheet that I have. Most of the time my car is underweight so this will be a great little balance weight as well.
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No option for 3 point rear end is killing me buying this. I run outdoors on a hilly off camber track and ars rear is useless even when set neutral. Gave away the 4x for that reason alone. Really keen on this design if the rear end gets fixed!
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No option for 3 point rear end is killing me buying this. I run outdoors on a hilly off camber track and ars rear is useless even when set neutral. Gave away the 4x for that reason alone. Really keen on this design if the rear end gets fixed!
Are you breaking loose entering the corner on the off camber turns on your track? Why do you think the ARS is the cause of this? Normally I just reduce rear droop first and then perhaps add a stiffer front spring to help. I would mostly focus on the rear droop if that is your problem. I am just curious why you think the ARS is the problem. To be honest I have never ran the ARS but curious.

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Are you breaking loose entering the corner on the off camber turns on your track? Why do you think the ARS is the cause of this? Normally I just reduce rear droop first and then perhaps add a stiffer front spring to help. I would mostly focus on the rear droop if that is your problem. I am just curious why you think the ARS is the problem. To be honest I have never ran the ARS but curious.
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I like the picture explaining the ARS system. I like the added adjustment with it. I am a bit surprised that ARS system is not used with cars that offer that option. Perhaps it adds more complication to the car.
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I know its a prototype, yet is this a crack on the upper arm. Did the setscrew go in crooked?


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Originally Posted by 1/8 IC Fan View Post
I know its a prototype, yet is this a crack on the upper arm. Did the setscrew go in crooked?

Or overtightened, I cracked the ball end on my SF4 by slight overtightening.....I hope the plastics and composites on these cars are tried and true
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Originally Posted by 1/8 IC Fan View Post
I know its a prototype, yet is this a crack on the upper arm. Did the setscrew go in crooked?

The same thing happened on my 4x but I didn't notice any negative consequences.
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antiroll bars support just above the balls... Seriously... Balls have hexs to be screwed but you can't use them lol
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antiroll bars support just above the balls... Seriously... Balls have hexs to be screwed but you can't use them lol
They could have clearance cut the roll bar bearing mounts...
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Originally Posted by Brian10811 View Post
Are you breaking loose entering the corner on the off camber turns on your track? Why do you think the ARS is the cause of this? Normally I just reduce rear droop first and then perhaps add a stiffer front spring to help. I would mostly focus on the rear droop if that is your problem. I am just curious why you think the ARS is the problem. To be honest I have never ran the ARS but curious.
All cars running ars at my local track seem to have inconsistencies in the handling on the off camber corners. Well aware of setting droop and springs but could never get the 4x to be in a consistent window to compete. Flat tracks no worries. The track I race at is unique

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antiroll bars support just above the balls... Seriously... Balls have hexs to be screwed but you can't use them lol
The manual shows a tool that fits under the suspension arms to holds the balls during tightening. If that's the compromise needed for better geometry, then it's no big deal.
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