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Old 08-23-2004, 05:55 AM
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LOL, I thought you were on about some strange new material when you said rubber vice alloy
Almost invisaged a rubbery main shaft, would create weird power delivery

Hmm, sounds like pretty much a new car
All I can see them using is the suspension, bulkheads and delrin diffs with pulleys instead of gears, cvd's too of course.

Any idea if it will be single or double belt?
Will it be Tamiya 415 and Schumacher style with the motor hanging out one side or X-ray mid motor with saddle packs?

It obviously won't be cheap, new alloy motor mount, new top deck and main chassis, layshafts and pulleys. Would be awfully painful to buy a whole cuda to use for parts, maybe they'll release it as a whole kit.
Soon it will be like Tamiya, having two car concepts at the same time.

But the big question is....






.... how long before Dave buys one, or several?
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Old 08-23-2004, 08:00 AM
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what???? Barracuda going belt???? ummm... can't wait!!!!
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Old 08-23-2004, 08:41 AM
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well ive not herard about this............

mmmmmmmmmmmmm


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Old 08-23-2004, 08:43 AM
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Everybody hold your horses
Dave said Xenon was working on something .. Xenon is NOT Alex
But it would make the Cuda a one of a kind, kind of car


Originally posted by jimmy_maddison
well ive not herard about this............

mmmmmmmmmmmmm


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Old 08-23-2004, 01:01 PM
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yes and all im saying is ive not heard of this and im also drive for xenon....

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Old 08-23-2004, 01:52 PM
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Originally posted by jimmy_maddison
yes and all im saying is ive not heard of this and im also drive for xenon....
the reason that You have not heard about this is because "nobody" is suppose to know about it ..
-Dave

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Old 08-23-2004, 04:59 PM
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WINK WINK (I think that's what Dave is trying to say)
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Old 08-23-2004, 06:07 PM
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I can't wait. see the new car
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Originally posted by NismoSkyline17
WINK WINK (I think that's what Dave is trying to say)
Yep
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Default Free drive train..

how do you guys "free" the barracuda drive train?? I have the R2 but it's is not as free as my Pro4 drive train..
How much horizontal play we should have on the drive shaft??

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Old 08-23-2004, 08:45 PM
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Default Re: Free drive train..

Originally posted by Speed Demon
how do you guys "free" the barracuda drive train?? I have the R2 but it's is not as free as my Pro4 drive train..
How much horizontal play we should have on the drive shaft??

thanks...
The Pro4 needs less out of the Box to have a awesome trive train... but the Cuda can be made to be just as good if not better... one thing on the cuda that is important it the shimming of the Bevel gears and Prep work on the ring/bevel gears
I posted quite a bit of info on how to do this a few pages back ... On average you should get 7-10 seconds on a normal preped Cuda.... One that is preped and had all of the little tricks done to it can be anywhere in the 10-18 seconds
anything more than this and you would have had to spin the Sh!t out of the wheels
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Old 08-24-2004, 01:37 AM
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I my self use 6 of set 6.8mm balls 4 in the front and 2 in the rear

in the front I have them set for maximum sus arm toe out.. make the cuda much more predictable
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Dave,

what is the exact difference in the Handling from "normal" Toe-Out to the one with the Suspension. Is it in the end not the same?

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Originally posted by OVA
I can't wait. see the new car
Soon as I find out more I`ll post it..
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Old 08-24-2004, 02:05 PM
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Default Re: Re: Re: 6.8mm offset ball

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Dave,

what is the exact difference in the Handling from "normal" Toe-Out to the one with the Suspension. Is it in the end not the same?

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i don#t like the offset balls because they cause mor friction than the normal black ones.

question:
should i use the outer camber link holes on the top deck when useing the midspawn arms? (without pal hubs)
i will try the midspawn arms soon
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Dave,

what is the exact difference in the Handling from "normal" Toe-Out to the one with the Suspension. Is it in the end not the same?

Thanks
I like to use the toe out on the front sus arms because the car has much better turn in feel
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