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Old 11-18-2010, 02:58 PM
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Just got a great deal on one of these. Any tips or tricks to get this thing dialed? Gonna run RCGt at my local track.
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Old 11-18-2010, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Hello All,

The JRXS-R top plates are back in stock and going fast;

http://www41.instantestore.net/merch...-top-plate.cfm

Thanks!

http://www.exotekracing.com/EXOTEK_N...TOP_PLATE.html

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Looking at pics of that topdeck, looks like any Lipo with bullet plugs on the front corners (SMC, Thunderpower, Reedy, Intellect etc etc.) would interfere with the top deck. Only packs with bullets moved in towards the center will work. Am I looking at this right?

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Old 11-18-2010, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Donny Lia View Post
Mike,
Looking at pics of that topdeck, looks like any Lipo with bullet plugs on the front corners (SMC, Thunderpower, Reedy, Intellect etc etc.) would interfere with the top deck. Only packs with bullets moved in towards the center will work. Am I looking at this right?

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Hi Donny,
Actually, those are prototype pics. The ones in stock are 6mm wider so most wider bullet plug packs should be fine.

Thanks,

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Old 11-19-2010, 11:48 AM
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Diff Dust Cover

Some lexan, scissors, compass and a hobby knife plus 5 minutes equals dust covers for my diff
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Old 11-19-2010, 11:57 AM
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Hey guys I just picked up a type r. I need a good starting carpet set up for low to med bite track that's pretty open. Thanks guys
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Old 11-19-2010, 02:12 PM
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i've seen a few ways to do it, but essentially (In my personal opinion of course), I think I'll just reserve my type-r for carpet. Tried it on asphalt and it was a dream...!

Until dirt got to the diffs
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:02 PM
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How does the kit rubber setup do for indoor carpet? I need a setup for a tight indoor carpet track with med grip...amybody point one out?
How does a spool effect handling and what situations should I use one over a diff or one way.? I will be running 17.5 RCGT type class.
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:25 PM
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FOR ALL YOUR LOSI SETUP NEEDS


http://www.petitrc.com/reglages/losi...sLosiJRXS.html
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Old 11-19-2010, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by kwiksi View Post
How does the kit rubber setup do for indoor carpet? I need a setup for a tight indoor carpet track with med grip...amybody point one out?
How does a spool effect handling and what situations should I use one over a diff or one way.? I will be running 17.5 RCGT type class.
I'm basically running the asphalt setup from the manual, with 40wt in the front and 30wt in the rear. I haven't tried a spool, but I am liking the front diff with the brown grease. Also, the biggest thing I've found is the car likes the steel battery tray. It made an amazing difference to the handling.

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Old 11-19-2010, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Lost Aggresiva View Post
Also, the biggest thing I've found is the car likes the steel battery tray. It made an amazing difference to the handling.

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Crap the word is out, have to order one tomorrow before they disappear.

+1 on PetitRC somehow pics I posted on here of my ride got posted on petit forum. My car is famous

Springs and oil were the first things I changed to get a better setup on asphalt & rubbers on carpet.
15lb spring Fr. 35wt oil
12.5 spring Rr. 30wt oil
Fr. Diff low, Rr. high
Fr. Roll center high, Rr. low
AE Black grease fr. Diff, Losi grease Rr.

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Old 11-19-2010, 07:46 PM
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Hey guys I picked one of these up the other day and Im just wondering in my thunder power 5200 lipos will fit without any mods.. thanks
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Originally Posted by Hyper_Mike View Post
Just a comment on the Lipo fitment issues...I use older Track Power lipos (the shiny gold cased ones) and they fit PERFECTLY. I only had to clearance the top deck ever so slightly to allow the bullet connectors a clear path to the battery.

The other packs that I know fit (because I've tried them) are the Thunder Power packs. They fit the plastic Lipo tray perfectly and the "pig-tail" leads (power on one side and balancing on the other) can be routed through the same spaces in the top deck that my bullet plugs fit through.

Hope that helps!

Cheers,
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Old 11-21-2010, 02:27 AM
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I have as issue with the front shafts.

When the steering is turned, the wheels are almost impossible to rotate. The CV's are VERY tight. Is this normal?
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Old 11-21-2010, 02:39 AM
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Originally Posted by mini696 View Post
I have as issue with the front shafts.

When the steering is turned, the wheels are almost impossible to rotate. The CV's are VERY tight. Is this normal?
At first, yes. Take it out now!

I recommend to run them in by hand (I fill it up with metal polish) until they loosen abit.

If you do run them now, you'll waste the shrink wrap because the pins will be pushed out. No you can't reuse them (shrink wrap).

After 3 packs they will be free

WOndering what Lipo do you use? thanks!
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Old 11-21-2010, 02:46 AM
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Originally Posted by BrodieMan View Post
Diff Dust Cover

Some lexan, scissors, compass and a hobby knife plus 5 minutes equals dust covers for my diff
thanks man.

I was wondering about taking it apart for cleaning. Does the lexan come off everytime? No drama? What about the slots in the plastic outdrive?

I tried to use heat shrink and in the end my diff became so tight it's dysfuntional.

Currently I was thinking of reserving the losi ONLY for carpet races. Unless someone can change my mind *looking forward to that honestly
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