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Old 03-11-2009, 07:27 PM   #1711
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If I'm not mistaken, I think one other difference is that the RM comes with the rear ball suspension and the RX comes with the o-ring, correct?
I've been looking and couldn't find anything written about the advantages and disadvantages of the 'rear ball' vs. 'o-ring'. Would someone mind filling me in? Been years since I had a Tamiya F-1
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If I'm not mistaken, I think one other difference is that the RM comes with the rear ball suspension and the RX comes with the o-ring, correct?
No, both come with the pivot ball rear end. I gave my theories and opinions on the subject of which one to run back a couple of pages ago.
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Can the F103 GT front knuckles be used on the F103 RM? any difference or the same?

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On the GT, the bearings are in the hubs and the axle rotates in the hub with the hex wheel adaptor mounted directly to the axle. On the F1, the axle is fixed mounted in the hub, the bearings are in the wheel and they rotate on the axle. Very different.
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On the GT, the bearings are in the hubs and the axle rotates in the hub with the hex wheel adaptor mounted directly to the axle. On the F1, the axle is fixed mounted in the hub, the bearings are in the wheel and they rotate on the axle. Very different.
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i have the 103rm and it comes with a cheapo friction shock.Will an oil filled shock do much for this car?
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Default rubber tires for a f103rm

any recommendations on rubber tires ? what ones fit this car? what rims would I have to buy?
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No, both come with the pivot ball rear end. I gave my theories and opinions on the subject of which one to run back a couple of pages ago.
Missed it, I was looking
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Missed it, I was looking
it may have been over on the other F1 thread
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I was wrong, it was on this thread
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I was wrong, it was on this thread
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Oh goodie!

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i have the 103rm and it comes with a cheapo friction shock.Will an oil filled shock do much for this car?
Well the car is simple enough that it may work, but its the first thing I replaced. I just couldn't bring myself to even try it!
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Well the car is simple enough that it may work, but its the first thing I replaced. I just couldn't bring myself to even try it!
yea... I dont' know how much the shock actually moves forward/backward unless you crash or do a big jump, but it looks cheap/ugly with friction shock.
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