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Old 12-20-2006, 07:26 PM
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Questions, questions, questions!

1 - No dampers... None in the kit at all so you have to buy some for sure. This is one of our main complaints about the kit. For the money that part sucks! And the bulkheads are hard plastic, nothing flash.

2 - Diff pulleys... Well I dont have any TA05 bits, but I do have an 04 diff and the centre pulley looks near as dammit identical to it

3 - All the carbon is 2mm

4 - I've uploaded a better copy of the manual here I'll leave it here for a few days then take it down.

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Thanks for the info and the manual.
I already d/l it.
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:15 AM
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can anyone help me list out the all the full hop ups option that can fit to this car M03M tcs legal? dont shoot me for my lazyness thanks i already bought the universal, TL01 stainless steel suspension shaft and TA03 front diff. thanks guys

ps i still dont have the car
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Originally Posted by EngTat
can anyone help me list out the all the full hop ups option that can fit to this car M03M tcs legal? dont shoot me for my lazyness thanks i already bought the universal, TL01 stainless steel suspension shaft and TA03 front diff. thanks guys

ps i still dont have the car
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here is a good place to start:

http://www.tamiyausa.com/articles/fe...?article-id=12
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Old 12-21-2006, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by EngTat
can anyone help me list out the all the full hop ups option that can fit to this car M03M tcs legal? dont shoot me for my lazyness thanks i already bought the universal, TL01 stainless steel suspension shaft and TA03 front diff. thanks guys

ps i still dont have the car
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You're assuming that you actually NEED hop-ups in the first place though....

I reckon all you need (apart from what you already have) is shocks/springs. Everything else is pretty much a waste of money for no performance gain.
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shocks and springs...and put the car kit on a diet (you agree Troy )

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Originally Posted by tony gray
You're assuming that you actually NEED hop-ups in the first place though....

I reckon all you need (apart from what you already have) is shocks/springs. Everything else is pretty much a waste of money for no performance gain.
yeah, still need the shocks
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thanks for the link
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which is better?? M03L, M03, M03M??? what is the differences??
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which is better?? M03L, M03, M03M??? what is the differences??
The M03M Swift 1600 has all the latest molded parts in the kit (stronger caster blocks, steering spindles and 2 deg toe in rear hubs).
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Old 12-21-2006, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by nikkiesteban
which is better?? M03L, M03, M03M??? what is the differences??
again and again and again .....
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After being asked the 'Which car is better?" question about a thousand times, we decided to make a specific page on our site for the answer...

http://www.rc-mini.net/MiniWeb1/Which_Is_Better.html

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Originally Posted by EngTat
can anyone help me list out the all the full hop ups option that can fit to this car M03M tcs legal? dont shoot me for my lazyness thanks i already bought the universal, TL01 stainless steel suspension shaft and TA03 front diff. thanks guys

ps i still dont have the car
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Still, there are some hop ups that don't increase performance but are more durable in the long run and may hold up better in a race.

*Aluminum turnbuckle shafts (kit ones bend on first crash)
*Servo saver ( over time kit ones lose their holding power and you get wayward directional pulling)
*Aluminum wheel hubs ( kit ones always break apart after constant tires changes)
*Heat sink ( its minimal heat dispersing but great as washer for the bolt head)
*Shims ( it reduces slop in your wheels)
*Wheel spacers ( i use it on the rear only for a little more stability)
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Old 12-21-2006, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by madjack
shocks and springs...and put the car kit on a diet (you agree Troy )
I somewhat agree. As I recommend to the newcomers at our track, Bearings (a must), Shocks (a must) Springs (a must) Alum knuckle on the old susp (will become a must) (Swift susp plenty stout) Toe in rear uprights (a must for old susp not needed for new susp) From there hop up to your budget but nothing else is really a must. Anything you can do to reduce weight will help, with many areas of the car.
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Old 12-21-2006, 08:52 PM
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it's 50/50 how fast do u want to be or do u want to win ..... I ran a M03L last year @ the novak race running a M03M this novak I will c and post what I find
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Hi , anyone know the replacement part no. for gearbox joint cupset (outdrives) for the TA03 Ball Diff.?
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