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Old 09-13-2005, 06:42 PM
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My Mini makes a crunching sound when i punch it and while its running it doesnt sound good. So I think it might be the diff. Any opinions?
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Originally Posted by SpeedsterTC3
My Mini makes a crunching sound when i punch it and while its running it doesnt sound good. So I think it might be the diff. Any opinions?
Sounds right to me. Pop it apart & check everything in there.

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Old 09-13-2005, 08:24 PM
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They have two different types of shocks for the mini. One is the plastic cva shocks. The other is an aluminum set that is more money. I bought the cva short plastic shocks. I would save some money & get the plastic ones. As for a setup this is what I got. Front Shocks have a 5mm spacer inside, medium & think shock tensioners. The spacer & tensioners come with the new shocks. I also have whites springs & 90wt shock oil in the front. Back is almost the same as the front. I have dark blue springs & 70wt shock oil in the rear. I am using trinity shock oil for all the shocks(Prefered Brand). I also have the heavy tension sway bar in the front & nothing in the back. I don't know what else I can adjust off hand. If I can figure out more I will post it.

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I know what you mean exactly. After I ordered the mini I looked to see how much a body was. I almost passed out when I seen the price.

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I wish I was living where you do. I would love to have the body be a little cheaper. Almost all tamiya bodies here are that price I think.

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Wicked Wayz or anyone please...

I have the TRF Silver Threaded shocks from my Altezza TA04-R and a set of Tamiya tuned spring set and Im' planning to use it on my M03. What are your recommendation to set this shocks please ? like what to do to get the best ride height, best ride height ...
plus, where do you guys put your transponder ?

Thanks..

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wat is the part number to convert the mo3 to mo3l? i just bought an extender but it says its for ff02 cars. is it the same?




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No it is not the same.
you need part # 0005798
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Originally Posted by Edgarski
Wicked Wayz or anyone please...

I have the TRF Silver Threaded shocks from my Altezza TA04-R and a set of Tamiya tuned spring set and Im' planning to use it on my M03. What are your recommendation to set this shocks please ? like what to do to get the best ride height, best ride height ...
plus, where do you guys put your transponder ?

Thanks..
I use the big & medium plastic clip that came with my cva shocks. Which in size is I think about 6mm. Set it low enough so your front arms are level. When there level it will keep the front from binding. I have very little time right now until monday. If I get some good free time before then I will measure mine. What I told you is pretty much my guess for what they are.

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Old 09-14-2005, 07:02 AM
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hi anyone here try using the novak gt7 in the M03? (short chassis)

does it fit in the middle of the chassis?

the dimensions are similar to the novak xrs sport which fits, but has an extra capacitor.....
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Originally Posted by Edgarski
plus, where do you guys put your transponder ?

Thanks..
for qualifying, in the rear of the car, as low as possible....

for the final in the front of the car where the servo sits.....
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i lost box that came with the tuned springs... what color is soft to hard??

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Originally Posted by qwerty
for qualifying, in the rear of the car, as low as possible....

for the final in the front of the car where the servo sits.....
thanks...and I also mean how do you stick it on? there's nothing to clip it on..
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Originally Posted by Edgarski
thanks...and I also mean how do you stick it on? there's nothing to clip it on..
what sort of transponder? a amb pt? or a club transponder?

the club loaner transponder uses a body clip thru the body...

the ambrc can fit in the chasis with double sided tape,

or on the rear left hand side of the chassis there is 2 spare screws where you can screw it in (but this position lays the PT sideways, and i had problems with the Transpoder picking up the signal, when the loop was above the car)
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i lost box that came with the tuned springs... what color is soft to hard??

thanks
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Originally Posted by Slow4dr
I raced my Mini for the first time last night. Nobody runs anything Tamiya around here, so I raced threw down with the touring cars. The car has plenty of speed, but seems to have trouble carrying corner speed, and has a low speed push that's hard to deal with. Any ideas? Here's my setup;
Front- blue springs, 40 weight, 1 hole piston, shock length 59mm
Rear- yellow springs, 40 weight, 2 hole piston, shock length 59mm
I'm running HPI belted X-Patterns with molded inserts, toe-in carriers on the rear, Eagle high speed gearing set and TA03 ball diff (set pretty tight)
I tried a ROAR stock motor, but it was a little too much for the car. Can I dial out the push, or is this the way M03's handle?
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why u run your rear shock shaft same as the front? aint they supposed to be longer?
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Originally Posted by qwerty
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i lost box that came with the tuned springs... what color is soft to hard??

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53440 On-Road Tuned Spring Set
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Stiff- Blue
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