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Old 06-21-2004, 04:49 PM   #8611
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and here's my Reedy race setup
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Old 06-23-2004, 04:07 PM   #8612
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Hi Matt

Which shock towers do you prefer to use the CGM or rayspeed ones ? I see you have used both does one type work better in certain condtions?

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Old 06-23-2004, 04:12 PM   #8613
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actually I like to use the stock CGM tower in the front since it has extra camber link holes and I like the RS tower in the rear for the extra shock mounting holes.
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will round associated diff rings fit in an SD outdrive with the 2 flat spots?
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Old 06-24-2004, 01:02 AM   #8615
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Associated also do diff rings with flats, so if the I.D. is the same, they could be used.

I hadn't thought about that one, but it's one worth investigating when I next rebuild the diffs. AE diff rings have a far lower wear rate than Yoke ones so it could be a good idea.
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Old 06-24-2004, 02:02 AM   #8616
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Matt Howard,

Excellent run over the weekend at SpeedWorld cup. Your car looked really good Congratulations to you

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Old 06-24-2004, 04:32 AM   #8617
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I currently run a HPI Pro4 but also have a mint xxx-s G+ sitting on the shelf unused, I have the opperunity to swap the Losi for a
2 meeting old SD-CGM.

Should I go for it? Whats the CGM really like, is it easy to find a good set up etc?
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Old 06-24-2004, 06:32 AM   #8618
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For sale: Yokomo SD-CGM with Novak GT7 & Novak XXTRA receiver....LOTS & LOTS of new extra parts...Check it out at the link below..


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Old 06-24-2004, 07:34 AM   #8619
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I currently run a HPI Pro4 but also have a mint xxx-s G+ sitting on the shelf unused, I have the opperunity to swap the Losi for a
2 meeting old SD-CGM.

Should I go for it? Whats the CGM really like, is it easy to find a good set up etc?
Bearing in mind the difference in retail price between the CGM and the xxx-s G+, personally I WOULDN'T SWAP.

Keep the losi for a rainy day. Enjoy your current car/s, and save up the modest amount of money you'll need to buy a CGM. Even less if you choose to buy a 2nd hand one.

It's nice to have a collection of cars - one day you'll treasure them

The CGM is very good by all accounts and is exceptional value for money. Regards set-up, you could pick any car and find the set-up you need on this site.
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Old 06-24-2004, 09:03 AM   #8620
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Thanks for you opinion.

To answer the thing on retail price over here (UK) the Losi retails for around $540 and I got it for around $185 when it was 4 meetings old so the price difference isnt to much of an issue
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Excellent run over the weekend at SpeedWorld cup. Your car looked really good Congratulations to you

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Thanks, the car felt absolutely dialed in stock, very good corner speed. It was good in mod too but I didn't have very good luck in the 2nd and 3rd mains. Glad you and the rest of the crew made the trip
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WOW! The molded lightweight graphite chassis is pretty flexible, am I crazy? This is not going to work for foam carpet. Any suggestions?
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WOW! The molded lightweight graphite chassis is pretty flexible, am I crazy? This is not going to work for foam carpet. Any suggestions?
Yes, you are crazy The lightweight chassis works fine for Tosolini and myself for foam carpet racing. If you think you need to stiffen it up you can mount a topdeck off of one of the double deck cars. You'll need to space it up alittle so you can get the motor in and out but it works, I tested with it but took it off since I couldn't feel the difference with it on.
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Like Matt said, the leightweight chassis is fine for carpet. I have been running one since the carpet Nats. I have tried a top deck with and really didn't care for it. It felt stiffer on the bench but no real difference on the track. I did notice that if you hit something, the car would tweak with it on. I did not feel the weight of putting it on was justifiable. Grab a milled out TC3 and see how much one flexes. Give the chassis a try, I believe you will find no difference between a stock one on the track other than the weight savings.

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and honestly, the weight savings isn't even that much

brian- thanks
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