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Old 09-14-2010, 01:26 PM
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Thanks much for the suggestion. Point well taken. I also plan to cut out a beefier front bumper and I'm not very impressed with the front top links. It looks like a lot of you have gone to the more traditional ball stud/turnbuckle design for this item and I think I'll follow suit as soon as I can get off a new parts order.
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by calvin View Post
Max,
Thanks much for the suggestion. Point well taken. I also plan to cut out a beefier front bumper and I'm not very impressed with the front top links. It looks like a lot of you have gone to the more traditional ball stud/turnbuckle design for this item and I think I'll follow suit as soon as I can get off a new parts order.
The JR links work fine but add a lot of bulky unsprung weight compared to the normal ballstud. Some people use them with great success but either setup can win for you.
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http://dajohnwee.blogspot.com/2009/0...r-rod-mod.html

Originally Posted by calvin View Post
Max,
Thanks much for the suggestion. Point well taken. I also plan to cut out a beefier front bumper and I'm not very impressed with the front top links. It looks like a lot of you have gone to the more traditional ball stud/turnbuckle design for this item and I think I'll follow suit as soon as I can get off a new parts order.
This is a buff bumper if want something better than stock.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ltimate-Bumper
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:35 AM
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Thanks for the bumper suggestion. I usually cut my own bumpers out of foam swimming kick boards and that way they conform as much as possible to the front profile of the body I use.

My biggest objection to the front links in addition to unsprung weight was the lack of easy fine tuning adjustment, though in all fairness the links were OK for what I wanted when I put the car on the setup station.
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Old 09-15-2010, 09:28 AM
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You can replace the threaded rod used for the JR links with a small turnbuckle. If you can't find one small enough to allow for adjustment get the dremel out!
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Did u do this mod to keep your JR links? If so do have a brand/link suggestion on what links you used. I like the JR links, but hate the lack of ease for adjustability. I have dealt with worse stuff in life so I know I can survive.

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You can replace the threaded rod used for the JR links with a small turnbuckle. If you can't find one small enough to allow for adjustment get the dremel out!
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I have my Type R listed at a good price if anyone is looking to get one.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...ml#post7944241

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Originally Posted by Mike Haynes View Post
Thanks for the props guys, here is my setup sheets for mod and superstock, pic of the car for upperdeck purposes.
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I noticed you are running a 1 degree front pivot..... so that would toe out the front arms..... i assume this helps with turn in????
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Originally Posted by Murray View Post
Mike:

I noticed you are running a 1 degree front pivot..... so that would toe out the front arms..... i assume this helps with turn in????
It normally ups responsiveness but decreases mid corner bite.
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Old 09-20-2010, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Murray View Post
Mike:

I noticed you are running a 1 degree front pivot..... so that would toe out the front arms..... i assume this helps with turn in????
Exactly
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Originally Posted by Mike Haynes View Post
Exactly
Chassis?
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Originally Posted by Mike Haynes View Post
Exactly
You know what else helps with turn in......?

A Tcx from what I understand.
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Originally Posted by L.Fairtrace View Post
You know what else helps with turn in......?

A Tcx from what I understand.
My brother has a cyclone and I have driven a few others and steerings is one thing theu are not sjort one... Funny that it dosen't produce lap times in realation to its steering.
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Originally Posted by Mike Haynes View Post
Exactly
Mike,

Which kydex bumper did you install? Is it the one made for the xxx-s kit from Parma?
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I had the corrally one re drilled
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