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Old 03-13-2007, 05:49 AM   #1
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just found that this thing exists (thanks rampal)



it is from kawada for Ta05 cars , japaneese info and separated parts on https://sv18.wadax.ne.jp/~kawadamode...n_start=0&max=

i am sick of breaking suspension arms and bending suspension shafts, so i definitly want this kind of stuff for my EVO5!

the problem is: the evo5 has diferent lengh susp mounts at rear in order to get 2 deg toe in , and kawada springed susp mount is standard size

the question is: anyone know other brands doing same thing? similar? more types of spring susp mounts?
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Would these create suspension slop?
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Old 03-13-2007, 05:34 PM   #4
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not while spring is stiff enough , anyway it would be toe slop , as the suspension mount is done to slide susp shaft outwards not upwards
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i stumbled across this thread... i am wondering how does this thing come together? does the spring go between the 2 shafts? how does it save the shafts from getting bent?
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Old 03-14-2007, 03:58 AM   #6
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i did some cheap photoshop work



im sure the sus mount has small holes so the last part of shaft can show out , so the spring can grab them on the back

shaft getting bend?? i dont think so
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Interesting design.... thanks for the PS work. it looks sweet... my brain could not "drill holes" in the mount (not enuf imagination)... now i get how it works. that seems the only logical way for it to work anyway.

i also have a tb evo5. it would be cool if anyone bought one and showed us how it would be mounted on a ta05... cause i am thinking... if one hit the boards hard enuf to bend the steel shafts... that would have to be one h*ll of a spring to keep the shafts together...
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just found that this thing exists (thanks rampal)



it is from kawada for Ta05 cars , japaneese info and separated parts on https://sv18.wadax.ne.jp/~kawadamode...n_start=0&max=

i am sick of breaking suspension arms and bending suspension shafts, so i definitly want this kind of stuff for my EVO5!

the problem is: the evo5 has diferent lengh susp mounts at rear in order to get 2 deg toe in , and kawada springed susp mount is standard size

the question is: anyone know other brands doing same thing? similar? more types of spring susp mounts?
Got a better idea: slow down a bit and don't hit the boards
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Got a better idea: slow down a bit and don't hit the boards
that's for smart people , not my case

seriously , my club track is so SO narrow and in many places there is no green zone between the road and the board, it is road next to board, make a small mistake and you hit the board BAM !
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Same here mate 12th scale layouts... We still keep off the boards. While I think Kawada makes good stuff, i'd stay out of this kind of gizmo systems, if you crash you'll break either way.
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schumacher used to do that on their 4wd buggies back in the day... they used rubber o-rings though.
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schumacher used to do that on their 4wd buggies back in the day... they used rubber o-rings though.
i am mounting rubbers o rings instead standard spacers now, it will help the susp arm to slide forward or backward in a crash , not sure if this will be really practical , kawada system help to slide outwards ...
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DrKucho, remember to tell us if the o-ring makes any improvements on ur tb 5! (I will consider doing that to mine first... when i get a chance to drive the car again...)
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i am mounting rubbers o rings instead standard spacers now, it will help the susp arm to slide forward or backward in a crash , not sure if this will be really practical , kawada system help to slide outwards ...
the schumacher system was very similar to the kawada system, but had a large o-ring pulling the pins together rather than a spring.

it seemed to work pretty well, didn't see too many cars getting out of shape because of it.
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understand, thanks
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