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Old 06-18-2008, 07:48 AM   #2221
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Yeah, I know. I was at the IIC last year. Just wasn't sure what Robbie was running for up-travel because he didnt label what his shock lengths were. That will have a big effect on droop.
Unless your running a shock that is 5mm shorter than a stock shock......your shock length will have no effect on droop. Thats what the screws in the arms are for.
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If you screw your shock ends on all the way up to the end of the tread, It will limit available droop. You can loosen your droop screws as much as you want, but your arms are only going to drop so far. In this case, to get more droop you would need to unscrew your shock ends a bit.

Not everyone builds thier shocks to the same length, so you really can go by a gauge unless this is know. I personnally measure mine over ride height.
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:21 PM   #2223
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Yeah, I know. I was at the IIC last year. Just wasn't sure what Robbie was running for up-travel because he didnt label what his shock lengths were. That will have a big effect on droop.
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If you screw your shock ends on all the way up to the end of the tread, It will limit available droop. You can loosen your droop screws as much as you want, but your arms are only going to drop so far. In this case, to get more droop you would need to unscrew your shock ends a bit.

Not everyone builds thier shocks to the same length, so you really can go by a gauge unless this is know. I personnally measure mine over ride height.

I guess you just have to assume that the people who are good enough to win races are smart enough to know if their shock is too short.

If you build a corally shock per the book you can get 5mm over ride height for droop on a typical rubber setup. I don't know anybody who runs over 3mm.

So if your running stock parts on your car..............shock length will not be a problem.
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:24 PM   #2224
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Uh, yeah you never want to build shocks that are shorter than your droop screws on the arms- thought that went without say, but then again...
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:52 PM   #2225
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I never assume anything. I've seen way to much over the last 16 years
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:12 PM   #2226
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Default Unofficial Launch of Social RC!

Being a Corally guy I had to post the first real announcement here! The team at Social RC (www.socialrc.com) has been working incredibly hard to build an innovative online community for RC Car Racing. Our goal is to elevate the profile of RC Racing worldwide by giving racers, manufacturers and track operators what they have persistently been asking for - effective tools to network, stay in touch, swap stories/tips and learn about the latest trends and events in RC Racing Web 2.0 fashion!

While the site is still in beta mode, I wanted the Corally RDX guys to take a first peak and let us know your preliminary thoughts and feedback. All feedback can be posted to the site. We have partnered with the manufacturers and track operators and plan on spreading the word to the masses next week! Racers ready, marshals ready!

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Is it just me or will vegas not come soon enough.
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Hey All - FYI!

The 4th Annual Midwest Carpet On-Road Championships has been announced!

Hope you can make it to "The Plex"...!



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Right on. If it was tomorow, I'd be set.
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Vegas will not come soon enough for us to copy your setups...
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Anyone have any updates on how Team Corally is doing at the Nats?
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Default CARPET SET UP - FOAM TYRES

Hey Guys,

Has anyone got a set up for foam tyres on carpet ?
I have an RDX Phi.

I have a carpet meeting coming up soon (Australia), but never raced on carpet before. I have heard the traction at this track is good, everyone uses foam.

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Anyone have any updates on how Team Corally is doing at the Nats?
By what Blackstock said in the Nats thread I don't think they are there. (I know he's notthere for sure).
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Hey Guys,

Has anyone got a set up for foam tyres on carpet ?
I have an RDX Phi.

I have a carpet meeting coming up soon (Australia), but never raced on carpet before. I have heard the traction at this track is good, everyone uses foam.

Thanks
Hey Mazmo,

For carpet, in my humble opinion, you have 2 basic choices.
1.) Front tire setup: using an indigo, cyan or some form of ‘front’ tire that has a harder foam on the outside is a time tested drive. Very ‘flowing’ with the default reaction being to ‘push’. Lots of lifting and rolling through corners to keep up speed.
a. I’d look at this setup: http://www.corallyusa.com/setups/PHI_boice1.pdf


2.) An all 1 foam setup: Using all magenta or all double pink foams (usually), this drive is much more aggressive and defaults to the back end kicking out or scrubbing in corners. However, you don’t lift nearly as much and its usually easier to stay in the line.
a. I’d look at this setup: http://www.corallyusa.com/setups/PHI_johnson1.pdf
i. I couldn’t find it, but the setup for Jeff Cuffs is amazing. Johnsons setup is wicked fast, but pretty twitchy.


You didn’t say what class you’ll be running, but I know these two setups will work for 13.5 and should be fine for 10.5. If you are running mod, I can’t speak for these setups from experience.

Good luck!
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