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Old 08-05-2003, 09:42 PM   #2506
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Red is kind of hard to get here in Japan...
But I like the Purple the best ...then Pink!!

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so true it was tuff for me to get the red hubs from pal/excel
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Old 08-05-2003, 09:43 PM   #2507
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really? seen the posted on R10 with the special lowered price.

you guys, think steve can get the Excel R2?
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Dave, can the orange 5.8mm balls for the inner camber links be bought, or will I have to settle for black from now on?
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Old 08-05-2003, 10:26 PM   #2509
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Are the left and right knuckles the same? The 2 knuckles have different numbers molded on it which are ''1'' and ''2''. I can't read jap therefore I can't tell.
By looking at them , it looks exactly the same but if they are not which one is left/right?

Anybody using the option graphite long arms? Any good?

Have been running the car for a couple of weeks now and I now know why you guys on this thread have been quite fanatical about this fish

I've seen a buddy of mine with it crash hard onto a concrete barrier and came off unfazed . Any other car maybe with the exception of the X-Ray would have been having dangling arms This is da tank I'm tellin ya!!!!

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Old 08-05-2003, 10:53 PM   #2510
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I saw the 1 and 2 marked on the knuckles as well, but I don't think there is any difference between the 2. I would think Steve would have mentioned it in the suppliment sheet if there was any difference.
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Old 08-05-2003, 11:13 PM   #2511
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Randman,
Appreciate your reply.

Does the supplement sheet have all the information that's important in building the car? Mine is in Jap and there seems to be quite a bit of side notes in the manual that may be useful.

If it's not too inconvenient, do you think I could get a copy of the sup sheet?

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Old 08-05-2003, 11:23 PM   #2512
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The suppliment sheet has a few tips to building the car. I dont have a spare copy, but call Steve at SpeedTech and ask him for one.
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Old 08-06-2003, 01:30 AM   #2513
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Randman,
I live outside the US. I'll try to find a way; a Japanese girlfriend or something.

Thanks.
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Are the left and right knuckles the same? The 2 knuckles have different numbers molded on it which are ''1'' and ''2''. I can't read jap therefore I can't tell.
By looking at them , it looks exactly the same but if they are not which one is left/right?

Anybody using the option graphite long arms? Any good?

Have been running the car for a couple of weeks now and I now know why you guys on this thread have been quite fanatical about this fish

I've seen a buddy of mine with it crash hard onto a concrete barrier and came off unfazed . Any other car maybe with the exception of the X-Ray would have been having dangling arms This is da tank I'm tellin ya!!!!

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I`m looking into the # thing on the knuckles for you right now ...I`ll have a answer later..
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Randman,
I live outside the US. I'll try to find a way; a Japanese girlfriend or something.

Thanks.
You could still ask Steve...
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I really think that the # thing might just be from when the knuckles were first made, and Alex wanted to make sure the mold was right. If 1 broke first, they would go over the mold and make sure it's getting the same amount of material as #2. Companies often do that with new stuff, and have the public test their parts more than anyone else. Since the knuckles dont break, they propably never changed the mold.
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I just love the way that this looks
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Pandora's Box,

Send me an email and I can send you a file of the supplement sheet

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I just love the way that this looks
Nice looking car, but it doesnt seem like it's too far from stock...
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hmm, didn't realize how short the arms on the Excel car were, how does that affect the handling on the R2, wouldn't it be really twitchy compared to the long arm setup?
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