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Old 10-22-2021, 02:46 AM
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So next week you'll have one Marcus? Lol lol lol
maybe lol
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Originally Posted by Marcos.J
maybe lol
Lol lol😆
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Old 10-22-2021, 09:51 AM
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I tried to search this in the forum but didn't find it. Does the diff from MTC2 fit into MTC1?
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I went to our local track to practice yesterday. Two of the MTC2 drivers had the new shock supports that pivot. This is how I felt:
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Originally Posted by glennhl
I went to our local track to practice yesterday. Two of the MTC2 drivers had the new shock supports that pivot. This is how I felt:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENPyRc238OU
What did you think?
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Originally Posted by NutDriver
What did you think?
The Seinfeld clip summed it up nicely. It blew my mind, seems like by just pushing the shocks by hand, the springs stay in compression and the shock mount stays fully extended. You have to completely let go and even then the spring basically extends quickly and keeps the shock mount extended. We run on a super smooth track so I doubt the new mounts will do much, but I'd really like to see how they do on a bumpy track.
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Old 10-24-2021, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by glennhl
The Seinfeld clip summed it up nicely. It blew my mind, seems like by just pushing the shocks by hand, the springs stay in compression and the shock mount stays fully extended. You have to completely let go and even then the spring basically extends quickly and keeps the shock mount extended. We run on a super smooth track so I doubt the new mounts will do much, but I'd really like to see how they do on a bumpy track.
Your assumptions are very much on par with the theory behind this design. It shouldn't make any noticeable difference in carpet racing or super smooth asphalt tracks.

But, as usual...sometimes practice can lead to different results than expected. Did anyone got faster on your smooth track by using the new mounts?
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Originally Posted by mr.rev
Your assumptions are very much on par with the theory behind this design. It shouldn't make any noticeable difference in carpet racing or super smooth asphalt tracks.

But, as usual...sometimes practice can lead to different results than expected. Did anyone got faster on your smooth track by using the new mounts?
No one can say yet, since we switch the track layout and two people tried it for the first time on that day. Time will tell with more testing.
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Originally Posted by mr.rev
Your assumptions are very much on par with the theory behind this design. It shouldn't make any noticeable difference in carpet racing or super smooth asphalt tracks.

But, as usual...sometimes practice can lead to different results than expected. Did anyone got faster on your smooth track by using the new mounts?
Well, the mods were ill timed. We just changed our track layout so there is no baseline to compare to. Sorry.
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Originally Posted by glennhl
I went to our local track to practice yesterday. Two of the MTC2 drivers had the new shock supports that pivot. This is how I felt:
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Great first race back after the Covid break. Ran stock (quickly growing to be our biggest TC class - medium size track (mod TC cars are high 10 second laps on a fresh layout) on black carpet with the car. Being that restrictions are in place for people to come (must be vaccinated/ wear masks etc) some racers are still absent but was challenging racing with mixed skill of drivers. Iím really liking this car Ö responds well to setup changes and has really good sized setup window. Two fastest cars were Mugen MTC2ís with the TQ driver getting some bad luck in the mainsÖ

Next week off to the big carpet track that holds our Canadian Nationals to see how I can fair against some of the fastest stock TC drivers in Canada.

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Hello all,

i have been running outdoors for a few seasons now and fell back in love with racing because of this car. Iím moving to indoors this season and would like some good pointers and support on setups and things to get for the car.

Is the alu chassis essential for all carpet grey and black? Has anyone set up with the carbon chassis? What other hop ups would be worth getting? Two piece split decks? By pass shocks? I get that the split shock mounts would be good for bumpy and quick change tracks. Just looking for what is needed to get it in the right window to then tune to my preferences.

Do you also tend to go higher on diff fluid when you move indoors?

I was looking at petit rc and there are not many 17.5t setups so was going to start with mike gees. Need to get some better additive for carpet.

Any tips to get me up to speed quicker would be greatly appreciated
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Dxb430, I'd say first go checkout the carpet track where you will be racing. If it's black CRC carpet most likely you will want the alloy chassis. If it's CRC grey or another lower bite carpet you might be able to get away with the graphite chassis. It's all about grip and how much your track generates on race day. The graphite chassis generates a lot of grip and might make the car prone to traction rolling...not fun!!!!! For the most part, chassis aside, the only things you really need are springs, sway bars, stick on weight, .5 and 1mm shims (lots of shims). Mike Gee's setup is what I always start with...helps that I race with him on a week to week basis. As for top decks I've found that the split top decks help get the car out of the track and generally feel like they create less bite. I would say get the 1.6 and 2mm RCMaker split top decks. They seem to feel the best and allow a wide range in gearing.
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