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Old 06-18-2010, 02:20 PM   #3316
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Here are some pics of the battery tray installed.
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Old 06-18-2010, 02:27 PM   #3317
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Note that the battery pack is a Fantom 5200mah/50C.
as long as you have a standard ROAR legal hardcase pack, it should fit quite nicely.
Some of the older SMC packs are not likely to fit due to the very sharp corners and extended length. (139mm ROAR max.)
The tray at this time has a 138mm X 47mm cavity.
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Old 06-19-2010, 01:54 AM   #3318
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I recently bought an e4fs and have been having some problems getting the ride height down to a reasonable level, I've found some setup sheets for carpet racing and they all want a 4-5mm ride height with team magic pink and purple springs. But those springs are much longer than stock and particularly in the rear I need 6mm or more droop to get the car to sit right. Is this right or am I missing something with my setup?
The car is used for 540 racing with a 4000mah lipo and a min weight of 1.425 kg

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Old 06-19-2010, 09:16 AM   #3319
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so I'm on the look out for either this or the losi. The losi seems to have quite a bit of success, whereas this car I have not heard of doing much. Or please correct me if I'm wrong.

Does this car get it done in the big events?

losi pretty much dropped all their drivers, but still do ok in the hands of privateers.
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Old 06-19-2010, 05:31 PM   #3320
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How old of a version is the E4RS that has dual steering bell cranks? Is this the 09 version or an older car than the 09 E4RS?
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Old 06-19-2010, 05:54 PM   #3321
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correct me if im wrong, but I thought the e4rs was introduced in 2009, so all the e4rs are 2009
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Old 06-19-2010, 06:08 PM   #3322
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How old of a version is the E4RS that has dual steering bell cranks? Is this the 09 version or an older car than the 09 E4RS?
The rack steering is on the Orginal E4 and I think latter JS.
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Old 06-19-2010, 06:29 PM   #3323
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Any help with my earlier post?
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Old 06-19-2010, 06:41 PM   #3324
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I was going to mention tyres.. running foams? at what diam? My rubbers are at 62mm and IC foams start at > 64mm.

I dont think there's downstops on an E4 and the only time Ive had prolems like that the CV's or the Sways were locking up and thats mainly on a G4

Oh and one other, no spacers under a ball end cap and it bound on Losi car.

So remove your shocks, ensure everything is free and happy.
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Notice you in ACT, here in Brissy.. If you need I can slap some full foams on my son's and get the geometry for you. With shocks off, enusre they are working well and are you using correct shock ball caps and can check the length.
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Old 06-20-2010, 02:05 AM   #3326
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Notice you in ACT, here in Brissy.. If you need I can slap some full foams on my son's and get the geometry for you. With shocks off, enusre they are working well and are you using correct shock ball caps and can check the length.
Thanks for the offer, Im using foams at 63 ish mm, no sways on the rear (where the problem is) Nothing is locking up or binding.
Its just that i have to use more droop to get the ride height, , which is also putting some pretension on the springs. Without this droop im at about 9mm high in the rear. The fronts need no extra droop with the shock collars wound all the way up to.
Ill try to get some pics up and the setup im trying to use is the Olivier gremillet Trets-ligue setup from the Petitrc website

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Notice you in ACT, here in Brissy.. If you need I can slap some full foams on my son's and get the geometry for you. With shocks off, enusre they are working well and are you using correct shock ball caps and can check the length.
Thanks for the offer, Im using foams at 63 ish mm, no sways on the rear (where the problem is) Nothing is locking up or binding.
Its just that i have to use more droop to get the ride height, which is also putting some pretension on the springs. Without this droop im at about 9mm high in the rear. The fronts need no extra droop with the shock collars wound all the way up to.
Ill try to get some pics up and the setup im trying to use is the Olivier gremillet Trets-ligue setup from the Petitrc website

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Old 06-20-2010, 03:15 AM   #3328
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These are some pics from my car,
The second is the droop with shocks on,
The third is the droop with the shocks off, is this ammount of flex usual?
The fourth is the stock springs and the Team Magic springs for the E4
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If you are going to use springs other than Team Magic springs you have to use a short springs like tamiya short spring or K-factory. Other manufacturer have a longer springs thats why you are not getting the proper ride hide. You can make it work but you have to replace the shock retaining cups with associated ones I believe.

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The second is the droop with shocks on,
The third is the droop with the shocks off, is this ammount of flex usual?
The fourth is the stock springs and the Team Magic springs for the E4
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Old 06-20-2010, 12:31 PM   #3330
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Don't use droop to adjust your ride you are going to have handling issues.

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These are some pics from my car,
The second is the droop with shocks on,
The third is the droop with the shocks off, is this ammount of flex usual?
The fourth is the stock springs and the Team Magic springs for the E4
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