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Old 12-20-2007, 06:38 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, please feel free to ask any constructive questions here and either i will answer them or find out for you somehow, ill even go test it if i need to. cars, motors, batteries, etc. warning: my spelling will be questionable at best.

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Old 12-20-2007, 06:42 PM   #2
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OK Paul.. Why do you still have NC in your Av.. You coming back....
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Old 12-20-2007, 06:46 PM   #3
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Good Question, i suppose i should change that. Not coming back but it would be nice to get to a bit warmer place again.
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Come on Paul..Nothing like wipping out a marshal and running down the back outside getting chased by a dog..LOL
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paul, will you be at the novak race, sir? if so, do you know where the nearest burrito place is? breakfast, dinner, doesn't matter. i gotta have 'em.

please advise.
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Yo, We'll speak in code. Did the solder work ? yes or no, thats all.
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Oh yea, but the torch lighter i used melted down about the time i got 1 done.lol
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sup paul. its about time you got something on here. see you at novak man
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Plan B then....
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Paul, what does front inboard toe out do for you when running on carpet ?
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Hey Paul whats up dude



Can you post a good setup for foam tires on a TC5 .

I can providee a car for testing if you dont have one, so you can post your findings

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Hey Matt. Thanks, its good to be on here. ill try to keep it up this time. see ya at the novak.
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Hey Paul, How's it going?
I have a 007 and I run carpet with foam tires. I'd like to try running rubber tires a few times. Would I be able to get away with using my carpet setup and just take some screws out of the multi-flex chassis and change the springs.
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Jag88: Good question. This is something that i have tested a lot, and the results vary for me depending on how i test it. I think that if you simply toe them out, (with out shimming the front end back to have the same wheel base) you dont accomplish much. generally (i think) toeing out the front pins will induce roll more over the rear threw out suspension travel, but if you dont re adjust the wheel base your car will be more front heavy so you may accually notice the wheel base change more than the pin toe.
So mostly it is a change that dosent always equate to more steering or less steering, it is more an adjustment of Ballance and how you want the car to roll, and from their depending on how the rest of your car is set up will be the result of what it accually did. I have had it work differently depending on the rest of my car,tracks,tires,etc. Their is really no cut and dry answer but i usually run them iether straight or .75mm toe out. hardly ever toed in.
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Panther: you could get away with it but i dont think that it will be the best for you, plus im sure that your curiousity will get the best of you as to what you may be missing with the full rubber set up. but i would go to the xray site and check out some set-ups and see what you can do with what you have, then go from their.
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