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Old 03-24-2009, 05:59 PM
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Hello guys,

I was looking at the posts, there a lot of information here.

The thing is I race in a track that is bumpy, and have low grip (asphalt track).

The tires are handout, also the motor, Lrp Stock Spec 9.5.

On the first race of the season, my car did not well, to tell you the truth I ended in the last position.

I am using the ITF top deck and chassis, blue springs in the front and silver in the rear.

The car was completely loosing the rear on the corners.

I am thinking of using the gree spring on it and I am going to use a thinner oil on it.

What else should I look for.

Some guys told me to use 6 degrees caster blocks on the front, what it will help on my driving?

I am from Brazil and I would like to leave my messenger adress, I do not know if I am allowed to that but there it goes: [email protected]

The idea is to have contact with other TC5 drivers to exchange information, on my track most started with this chassis but now most have migrated to S400 and Cyclone TC.

I want to keep going with the TC5.
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Old 03-24-2009, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Fabricio View Post
Hello guys,

I was looking at the posts, there a lot of information here.

The thing is I race in a track that is bumpy, and have low grip (asphalt track).

The tires are handout, also the motor, Lrp Stock Spec 9.5.

On the first race of the season, my car did not well, to tell you the truth I ended in the last position.

I am using the ITF top deck and chassis, blue springs in the front and silver in the rear.

The car was completely loosing the rear on the corners.

I am thinking of using the gree spring on it and I am going to use a thinner oil on it.

What else should I look for.

Some guys told me to use 6 degrees caster blocks on the front, what it will help on my driving?

I am from Brazil and I would like to leave my messenger adress, I do not know if I am allowed to that but there it goes: [email protected]

The idea is to have contact with other TC5 drivers to exchange information, on my track most started with this chassis but now most have migrated to S400 and Cyclone TC.

I want to keep going with the TC5.
how much rear toe do u have and if u have none u need 3 degrees on each side that is a great starting point run 35 weight oil and blue springs all the way around ride heigth at 5.5
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Old 03-24-2009, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by mr crum View Post
how much rear toe do u have and if u have none u need 3 degrees on each side that is a great starting point run 35 weight oil and blue springs all the way around ride heigth at 5.5
I will try with this figures.

What about rear camber?
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Old 03-24-2009, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Fabricio View Post
I will try with this figures.

What about rear camber?
2 degrees all the way around
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:46 PM
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hey guys i was wondering if i could get some other opinions on running the itf top deck? most of the guys i run with here in socal say that it is not a necessity only another tuning option. I am currently running a modified stock top deck that allows more flex, however when i have compared the torsional flex that my car has compared to the cyclone, xrays, and 416 they all seem to have more flex torsionally then the tc5.

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Old 03-24-2009, 09:06 PM
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Personally I run both upper and lower ITF chassis parts. But I do not use the orings unless the track has little grip then I use them. A modified top deck is okay but it is still thicker then the ITF top deck and that will make a small difference in torsional flexibility.
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Old 03-24-2009, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by mr crum View Post
2 degrees all the way around
What can you expect from going from 1.5* to 2* for camber?
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Old 03-24-2009, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by trdsupra88 View Post
What can you expect from going from 1.5* to 2* for camber?
More traction where you put it. If you go from 1.5 to 2 up front you'll get more steering. If you go from 1.5 to 2 in the back you'll push more.

Anything over 2 and you're going past the optimal point.
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:06 PM
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Hey, I changed springs, then body and still wasnt able to get rid of the push I was having and realized I didnt have another heat to try toe out...will .5* of camber overcome the push better than .5* of toe out? thanks guys.
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:07 PM
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Are you able to lay down your shocks? Have you played with roll center?
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no...I guess I need to research roll center now...
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:04 AM
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Hey, I changed springs, then body and still wasnt able to get rid of the push I was having and realized I didnt have another heat to try toe out...will .5* of camber overcome the push better than .5* of toe out? thanks guys.
i would try more toe out b4 i put more camber
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Originally Posted by racer x 1 View Post
hey guys i was wondering if i could get some other opinions on running the itf top deck? most of the guys i run with here in socal say that it is not a necessity only another tuning option. I am currently running a modified stock top deck that allows more flex, however when i have compared the torsional flex that my car has compared to the cyclone, xrays, and 416 they all seem to have more flex torsionally then the tc5.

thanks for the help
i run rubber tire on asphalt i love the thick chassis and top deck i like making the suspension work and with the thicker chassis u have fewer tweaks to hunt down
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Old 03-25-2009, 10:12 AM
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Thanks again Crum...
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Old 03-25-2009, 01:29 PM
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Thanks again Crum...
anytime man just tryin to help wat city are u in trd
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