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Old 09-02-2007, 04:34 PM   #1
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having problems with my tao5r.when i hit the throttle the rear kicks out to the left.this just started happening.could any one give me some advice,also mybe some set ups for aspalt racing thanks
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having problems with my tao5r.when i hit the throttle the rear kicks out to the left.this just started happening.could any one give me some advice,also mybe some set ups for aspalt racing thanks
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- your car may not be running on 4WD. check the front right axle, it may be loose.

- your droop settings are not consistent. the left rear may be getting more grip.
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:35 PM   #3
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check 4wd all working,r/s front axle all good,and droop good what do i check next?any set ups for aspalt racing accepted,thanks
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If you're running diffs. Check those too.
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Old 09-02-2007, 11:00 PM   #5
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how do i check diffs?they turn smoothly and there not overtightened,just rebuilt them and put in aluminun diff. ends,regreased.etc.
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Is the preload spacer on the shocks equal each side? (bearing in mind the weight on each side of the chassis needs to be taken into consideration too).

That may cause a few handling issues.
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Old 09-03-2007, 01:42 PM   #7
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check shocks load and even bought a losi shock balancer,all o.k. still something is wrong?anyone have rubber tire/asphalt setups
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Are your tires new??? Maybe your tires don't have that much grip anymore... And are your susension to stiff or something???
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tires are good tried new ones ,soft springs?anyone with setups?or any other help
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is your setup, manual setup??? If not, what if trying first the manual setup then if all is good, then adjust some from there...
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Old 09-05-2007, 09:08 PM   #11
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yes my car is manuel setup
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I had the same problem with my initial build, I was told to check my shocks.
I did and found my spring compression was off a bit. I also did a rebuild to match the oil levels. The problem basically fixed it's self after that. Keep in mind the weight balance too, if you can check the corner weights. (use four scales)

Long story short, check your shocks and recheck them again. I used the Losi tools as well and it can still be off a little bit, but the tool can't assess or fix weight distribution issues.
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Old 09-07-2007, 09:33 PM   #13
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anyones set ups will help
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Hey all. I going to be getting a ta o5r. very shortly. I was wondering if anyone has a decent ashpalt stock set up. for small to medium size track.

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