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Old 05-03-2022, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan the Man View Post
Thanks for the answers. While I'm asking questions, any good option parts for running on asphalt? I've got the tuning springs set and silver side springs; anything else?
Do you happen to know what part numbers these were? Or a good place to order said parts from? Where I am here in Michigan, Shumacher is barely, if at all, supported. I wanna change that!
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Old 05-03-2022, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by seatstothewind View Post
Do you happen to know what part numbers these were? Or a good place to order said parts from? Where I am here in Michigan, Shumacher is barely, if at all, supported. I wanna change that!
Hi, not off the top of my head. I got my kit and all of my parts from my local RC shop in Australia, Perth RC

Shipping would be murder for you I think.

EDIT: Here's the link for the Schumacher ICON spares page on the Schumacher website. You'll be able to get all the info you need here I think. Schumacher website
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Old 05-03-2022, 12:47 PM
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https://www.discountrcstore.com/schu...amper-set.html

I recommend if you are in the states, to order from Phil at discount RC store. He is even in Michigan too!
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Originally Posted by seatstothewind View Post
Do you happen to know what part numbers these were? Or a good place to order said parts from? Where I am here in Michigan, Shumacher is barely, if at all, supported. I wanna change that!
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https://www.discountrcstore.com/schu...amper-set.html

I recommend if you are in the states, to order from Phil at discount RC store. He is even in Michigan too!
Yup what he said - DiscountRC has been great for everything Schumacher over the past couple years for me.
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Question just for curiosity ..... Inline vs Across battery?
Ive seen some in the past have inline but productions are always across.
Pros and Cons? (besides real estate for electronics mounting)

Just looking for feedback on what it would do in a F1.
Ive seen it in 12scale benefit the non-modified classes but never dug into what it would do in F1.

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Old 05-20-2022, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by metalcrafter View Post
Currently working on a longitudinal battery setup. , similar to the Tamiya setup. I'll post pics & finding in a few weeks.
Did you ever venture with this?
Curious about how it felt compared to stock.
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Old 05-21-2022, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Robbob View Post
Did you ever venture with this?
Curious about how it felt compared to stock.
Originally Posted by Robbob View Post
Question just for curiosity ..... Inline vs Across battery?
Ive seen some in the past have inline but productions are always across.
Pros and Cons? (besides real estate for electronics mounting)

Just looking for feedback on what it would do in a F1.
Ive seen it in 12scale benefit the non-modified classes but never dug into what it would do in F1.

Thanks
On my TRF103, I use transverse/across if the track layout is twisty. The car transitions from one turn to the next much quicker. In-line on tracks with more long turns/sweepers. I start with the battery towards the back and move it forward if the car starts to traction roll. I have not thought about trying this on my Icon.
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Old 05-30-2022, 02:13 PM
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Are the new parts for the Icon 2 a straight fit onto the OG Icon?
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My camber is off with the stock strap. 2 degrees left and 3.5 for the right side. New car just built and has not been on the ground yet.
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My camber is off with the stock strap. 2 degrees left and 3.5 for the right side. New car just built and has not been on the ground yet.
just unscrew a bit the camber strap and take your camber gauge play with the little crew hole play to reach the correct camber and caster each side and screw it tight
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Yup what he said - DiscountRC has been great for everything Schumacher over the past couple years for me.
Discount RC is very fast and reliable.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Dale Tounzen View Post
My camber is off with the stock strap. 2 degrees left and 3.5 for the right side. New car just built and has not been on the ground yet.
Are you using setup gauges or using a camber gauge against the tires? Tires are very unreliable for camber readings. Make sure the pivot balls in the arms are free also. They can pull the kingpins out of alignment and affect camber as well.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Dale Tounzen View Post
My camber is off with the stock strap. 2 degrees left and 3.5 for the right side. New car just built and has not been on the ground yet.
icon has the worst front end of all F1 with regards to tweak, your better off selling the car while itís new

Krazed Builds is driving the Icon as well so maybe he has some future parts cooking up
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Honestly once you upgrade to the heavy duty posts, it does not tweak as much. Still the fastest F1 of the ones I have tested (on black carpet anyways).

For the new build issue, I would contact Schumacher for them to take a look at it. Could be a manufacturing issue.

Maybe krazed builds could introduce unslotted upper arms or have a bushing insert system for caster for a truly bulletproof front end.
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Another area of concern with regard to tweak is the lower arms. Once they take a good hit they’ll have a a certain bend to em’ and will cause the the indifference in camber


Only if Kraze Builds make a-arms and a upper deck then I’ll give it another try
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