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Old 04-15-2003, 05:58 PM   #211
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Carpet w/rubber tires I use almost the same exact setup except for :

Front springs:gold
Rear springs: Blue
I use sway bars on the front and rear
And I also put 60wt. shock oil all around
And I also losen my front diff but it's a little bit tighter than my back
I use Take Off 27's b/c thats what we run in the series but I found that sorex 24's (front) and sorex 20's(rear) sauced the same way.

(This is the stock ( it also is very good w/19 turn) setup I used to Win the '02 Turkey shootout on the prototype that is mentioned on the first page of this thread)

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Old 04-15-2003, 06:05 PM   #212
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stephen, thanks i will try it this weekend.
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Old 04-15-2003, 06:15 PM   #213
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This is for carpet w/ foam tires ( I used it at the '03 snowbird nats, the car was absolutly awsome)

Front suspension
Block carriers: 0 deg.
Kickup: 2 deg.
Toe-in/toe-out: 0deg.
Camber: -1.5
Ride height: 5mm
Anti-roll bar: none
Ackerman: ntc3 rack
Shock piston:#2
Shock oil:70wt
Spring:white
Droop: 3
Camber link: upper inner hole
Shock mount: inner hole
* once again I used th rear shock tower up front

Rear suspension
Toe-in: 2deg
Anti-squat:2deg
camber: -1.5
wheelbase: medium
ride height:5mm
No roll bar
Shock piston: #2
Shock oil: 70
Spring:yellow
Droop:4
Camber position:
Tower:lower inner hole
Hub: inside hole
shock mount: outside hole

I used jaco double pur. fronts and jaco purple rears
I sauced the whole rear tire and 1/4 the front tire
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Old 04-15-2003, 06:18 PM   #214
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No problem that is what I am here for.
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Old 04-15-2003, 06:24 PM   #215
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Harley, I forgot to tell you that I sauce half my front and all of my rear on the rubber tires w/traction compound.
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Old 04-15-2003, 07:06 PM   #216
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Stephen:

Are you racing this Friday night? If you are let me know.
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Old 04-15-2003, 07:20 PM   #217
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They are not racing on friday nights anymore.
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Old 04-15-2003, 07:23 PM   #218
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They moved it too wendsday nights
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Hey you guys can come up and race at TQ hobbies on Friday nights. Racing starts at 7:30pm. Check out the web site www.tqhobbies.com
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We would but I live in Tampa and it is a tad to far to go on a regular basis. But I am planning on coming up for the state race.
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I worked on a setup this past weekend that would be as close to the factory box stock setup as possible. Victor is selling the Demon complete so we wanted to be fast right out of the box. The only thing I really added was a one-way, 60wt oil in the front, and titanium stub axles. The camber links are as long as possible and I used 4 deg. steering blocks. Other than that it was the Factory Team setup... VERY FAST! This car handled so well I am not going to change it. I got TQ in stock class(we turned more laps than the mod guys.) but chose a tire that was waaaaaay soft for the main and droped a bit. All in all a very positive outing and an extremely fast car.

ALL HAIL VICTOR !
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stephen what is the advantage(s) of using the rear shock tower up front? is it a perfect fit or do u have to modify anything? and what do u mean by "saucing"? and what class is this for? (mod, stock...)

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The advantage to putting the rear shock tower up front is that it makes the front symetrical, which makes it easier to tune and also move the front shocks out farther if you need to. It is a perfect fit you do not need to do anything. I race these setups w/stock and 19 turn mod., I have not tried them w/a full mod motor. Saucing my tires is just what I call putting traction compound on my tires. It really doesn't matter what brand you use I prefer the odorless ones just cause they don't smell bad(no other advantages).
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thx a lot stephen i thouhgt thas what u meant about saucing. i really am looking forward to racing at my track soon. are the colors the same for different brands? like jaco purplrs are they the same as trc's?
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Yes, everyone tries to use the same universal ratings but I recommend that you use the same brand front and back for best proformance, cause the companies use different brand foams and they might not be the exact same foam.

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