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Old 01-21-2004, 01:01 PM   #8926
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Has anyone used TRC 28mm foams in the fronts ? I tried it
and it seems to rub when the tires are turned to their
extremes. Any suggestions ?
Hi RcMonk,
I initially had the same problem. Here are the things I did.
1. Change the upper camber link to a ballcup where it connects to the castor block.
2. Do some minor dremeling/shaving to the castor block.
3. Use 1 mm spacers to space out the front wheels.

Try to make 28 mm foams work. Keep in mind that if you use 26 mm foams, you will lose a lot of steering and possibly cornerspeed.
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I agree with the parts for it are everywhere...sighs...anyway, I use the 26mm wheels and use spacers and it works fine.
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Old 01-21-2004, 01:05 PM   #8928
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I agree with the parts for it are everywhere...sighs...anyway, I use the 26mm wheels and use spacers and it works fine.
I dont know now I cant find 2 bearings im looking for it at the local hobbytown .so I guess there not every where
waiting for the R3 to come in i know about this car
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Old 01-21-2004, 01:19 PM   #8929
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I don't need 2 bearings...
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I think it's safe to say that you are going through some r/c racing withdraws...
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I think it's safe to say that you are going through some r/c racing withdraws...

your going to think withdrawl when I put my hand out asking for that loot you owe me
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your going to think withdrawl when I put my hand out asking for that loot you owe me
and I'll happily hand it to you...
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and I'll happily hand it to you...

LOL I know how tight you are
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Hi linger,
Thanks for the suggestions. Your suggestion on going the ball cup route seems interesting. I have lots of those laying around from having the Losi XXX-S. Might end up changing all of my turnbuckles to ball cups. The other reason i am going with the 28mm foams is that I heard TRC wil discontinue the 26mm foams.

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Hi RcMonk,
I initially had the same problem. Here are the things I did.
1. Change the upper camber link to a ballcup where it connects to the castor block.
2. Do some minor dremeling/shaving to the castor block.
3. Use 1 mm spacers to space out the front wheels.

Try to make 28 mm foams work. Keep in mind that if you use 26 mm foams, you will lose a lot of steering and possibly cornerspeed.
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are rayspeed red and white springs much stiffer than tha stock cuda springs?
what cuda spring would be as stiff as rayspeed red or white?
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are rayspeed red and white springs much stiffer than tha stock cuda springs?
what cuda spring would be as stiff as rayspeed red or white?
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A while back, I posted a spring rate chart for all Alex springs, Rayspeed springs, Yokomo Springs and AE springs.

The Rayspeed Red is 18.26 lb/in. The Alex 1.5 x 6.0 is close at 18.52.

The Rayspeed White is 17.17. The Alex 1.5 x 6.25 is close at 17.09.

The stock R2 springs (1.4 x 6.0) is kinda soft at 14.39 lb/in.
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how does the r3 show improvement over a nice xenon r2?

what is the difference from model to model? can someone school me? PM or posted here would help a lot.

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Randman, it rubs the top of the c-hub and also the top turnbuckle. I'll try your suggestion, hopefully it does not weaken the c-hub as it looks pretty sturdy.
Aah, that's right. Just get the PAL hub carriers and camber link drop down mounts.
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