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Old 05-30-2005, 08:30 PM   #13681
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without having to go back and see if it has been asked before, has anyone tried the upper holes in the rear axle hub. other then being a bear to get ride height and shock movement. what can i expect handling wise.
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I'm pretty sure those holes are only there so the hubs can be used in the rear of the mr4bc 4wd offroad buggy. I've never tried or heard of anyone trying to use those holes in a touring car.
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Old 05-30-2005, 09:17 PM   #13683
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I have a quick setup question:

If I move the camber links to the upper holes on the shocktower. Will I have more or less roll? And if I make them shorter, will I have more or less roll?

I've had these questions for a while now, and even when I make the changes, only the stopwatch shows any difference.
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Old 05-30-2005, 09:26 PM   #13684
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I'm pretty sure those holes are only there so the hubs can be used in the rear of the mr4bc 4wd offroad buggy. I've never tried or heard of anyone trying to use those holes in a touring car.
now that you mentioned it, i do have a set on the buggy. i guess it was a silly idea. but then again, with the 14mm of ride height i have i could try it on the off road track. lol thanks once again.
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I have a quick setup question:

If I move the camber links to the upper holes on the shocktower. Will I have more or less roll? And if I make them shorter, will I have more or less roll?

I've had these questions for a while now, and even when I make the changes, only the stopwatch shows any difference.
I always felt like when I raised the inner camber link that end rolled less. Also, with a shorter link I've always felt like the car rolled more.
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Old 05-31-2005, 01:48 AM   #13686
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without having to go back and see if it has been asked before, has anyone tried the upper holes in the rear axle hub. other then being a bear to get ride height and shock movement. what can i expect handling wise.

i tried on my CGM before, and it was a pain to lower the ride height... anyway, handling wise, it seemed to improve my rear traction a bit, but all together, i felt it didn't give a real advantage...
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If I move the camber links to the upper holes on the shocktower. Will I have more or less roll? And if I make them shorter, will I have more or less roll?

for me, shortening the rear links gives me a more consistent rear traction feel... unlike a longer link that has more traction at the beginning of a turn, but when it reaches the its limit, snaps abruptly.
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Old 05-31-2005, 10:37 AM   #13688
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anybody try the double deck version of LCG kit on the carpet yet?
need some financial support to get this kit(who doesn't )
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Old 05-31-2005, 01:42 PM   #13689
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The front suspension on my Yokomo SSG has a lot of left-right play in it. That is, it appears that I can move the front right wheel up to three degrees of toe in/toe out before the servo is affected. (I thought maybe the ball joints are worn; also appears to be from the steering rack, which I guess is the only other possibility). The left wheel appears to be able to move about 1 degree left-right. I asked a couple guys at my local track (I'm a newbie) who said that's normal for Yokomos. Is he right?

Second question, I read about some people mounting their servo horizontal to the steering rack. Would you recommend this for the SSG?

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Old 05-31-2005, 02:05 PM   #13690
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Every car will get this as it gets used. The ballcups, kingpin holes, shims, wheel hexes, ect... will get play from the dust and grit the wears out the moving parts.
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Usually this won't affect handling b/c the momentum helps the wheels track straight.
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Second question, I read about some people mounting their servo horizontal to the steering rack. Would you recommend this for the SSG?
Yes, I would recommend it, it will give you more space for the electronics and better balanced car

If you dont want to go thru the hassle of drilling holes you can tape the servo with some good quality double sided tape.Some Yokomo Team Drivers used to do it this way so it should work fine

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Man, 3 degrees of play is normal wear and tear? Makes me laugh at the I spend time with my set-up gauges making 1/2 degree changes.

I'm not too keen on mounting the servo with tape alone. I think there would be play in that. At the same time, I don't feel comfortable drilling holes in my chassis (I don't have the capability to drill a countersunk hole). Hmmm... I guess I may have to stick with an off-balance car.
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Man, 3 degrees of play is normal wear and tear? Makes me laugh at the I spend time with my set-up gauges making 1/2 degree changes.

I'm not too keen on mounting the servo with tape alone. I think there would be play in that. At the same time, I don't feel comfortable drilling holes in my chassis (I don't have the capability to drill a countersunk hole). Hmmm... I guess I may have to stick with an off-balance car.
Have you measured it out to be 3 degrees? Or does it "feel" like 3?
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Can somebody post a few pics of their car with the servo mounted parallel to the upper deck? AKA: The other way to mount it.

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