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Old 11-17-2004, 08:58 AM   #10756
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When the car doesn't steer straight, if it always pulls to one same side, then adjust the trim or possibly check for tweek.

If it just doesn't run straight on the straights - sometimes goes left, sometimes right, the chances are that something is binding - king pins too tight, ball joints too tight.
Or check your servo saver and also sometimes the ackerman ball cup also touch the front hinge pin mount.
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Old 11-18-2004, 02:18 AM   #10757
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Can anyone tell me how the CGM handles on a indoor gym floor
ie very little grip.
Anyone with a setup they'd like to share??
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Old 11-18-2004, 06:34 PM   #10758
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Has anyone heard any news on the reliese date for the MR4 SDWC? Last i heard was just after thanks giving but i was wondering if this was still the case? Thanks Rick
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Old 11-18-2004, 07:12 PM   #10759
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Has anyone heard any news on the reliese date for the MR4 SDWC? Last i heard was just after thanks giving but i was wondering if this was still the case? Thanks Rick
Nothing yet, I was going to call Yokomo tomorrow and ask them the same question, I'll post whatever I find out
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Old 11-18-2004, 08:58 PM   #10760
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Did you change bodys? It does has alot to do with it.
If not I don't know what to say. Same Equipment and it is faster even with teh heavier chassis makes my ears itch....
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yep, its true, happened with me also, same body, same motor, same speedo, same servo, same tires, same track, racing the same people, from middle to back of a main to the front and winning a main. car was more stable, had more turn in, held the line better, and was more consistant lap after lap.
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Old 11-18-2004, 11:22 PM   #10761
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Hey what's up ritchie, missed you out @ the Slugfest. Got back from Cali a week ago and got ???'s about my Rayspeed conv. kit. Hopefully, I'll get up to RCity Sat., but I think I have to work

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Old 11-19-2004, 12:55 AM   #10762
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Has anyone heard any news on the reliese date for the MR4 SDWC? Last i heard was just after thanks giving but i was wondering if this was still the case? Thanks Rick
HI Rick,

Sorry I haven't reply your email, but I was told yesterday that it is looking like early december.

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Old 11-19-2004, 07:01 AM   #10763
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HI Rick,

Sorry I haven't reply your email, but I was told yesterday that it is looking like early december.

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Hi, any news about the SDW pricing? Thanks
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Hey what's up ritchie, missed you out @ the Slugfest. Got back from Cali a week ago and got ???'s about my Rayspeed conv. kit. Hopefully, I'll get up to RCity Sat., but I think I have to work

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Old 11-19-2004, 07:10 AM   #10765
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HI Rick,

Sorry I haven't reply your email, but I was told yesterday that it is looking like early december.

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well just to be selffish,, i hope they wait until after christmas, then its my turn to spend money.
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Can anyone tell me how the CGM handles on a indoor gym floor
ie very little grip.
Anyone with a setup they'd like to share??
Racing on a polished floor is a great equalizer. When grip is at a premium, the emphasis is on car control. This means that you don't have to have the best car, cells, motor, radio to be competitive.

Depending on what tyres you are allowed to run, foams with a layer of silicon smeared over the top will give you some grip. Yellow mini pin tyres also work well, but wear down quick.

Besides using tyres that work, next you will need to set the car up nice and soft, with a higher ride height and lower roll centres (front and rear), so you get lots of body roll to allow the chassis to develop as much grip as you can possibly wring out of it.

A fast steering servo is essential in really slippery conditions - it allows you to catch the rear end (should it start to over-take the front!!).

Hope this helps and good luck.

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Hey Steve, any idea about when you will get anymore type E bodies?
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Old 11-19-2004, 03:53 PM   #10768
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Shud have a CGM soon to go along with my MR4 WCR. I was wondering what tips people cud give me for this car? I am going to be running the new rayspeed towers on it as well. Shud be running it indoor on high grip carpet with rubber tyres. Rick
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Shud have a CGM soon to go along with my MR4 WCR. I was wondering what tips people cud give me for this car? I am going to be running the new rayspeed towers on it as well. Shud be running it indoor on high grip carpet with rubber tyres. Rick
Spray the kit bearings out to get rid of the thick grease. The lightweight aluminum input shafts make a big difference in reducing the weight of the car. I've got the new RS towers on my car right now and I love the rear one but the front camber link positions seem too high on the inside for my taste, even at the lowest mounting position. Also, the wide front bumper kit will protect the front of the car much better than the kit bumper. Have fun and kick some butt with the CGM
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Old 11-20-2004, 02:23 AM   #10770
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Talking So it gets a run at last......

and all I can say is

"Well well well things have got a bit faster since I last raced haven't they."

Or

"Holy crap!"

Or

"Well at least I wont be able to blame a lack of speed."

Additional: When full throttle is applied it pulls rather serverly (well for me anyway) to the right, I assume this is "torque steer"?

Just wondering the best way (if it can be) to over come this in a new (untweaked etc etc) car?

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