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Old 04-18-2009, 03:32 PM   #1906
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Is there a brter way to mount the servo on the f104L? The double sided tape the the instructions recommend seems not be working very well. During practice, it keeps pulling itself out.
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Old 04-18-2009, 04:04 PM   #1907
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Ok....this stuff get's lost quick!!! I didn't get any help yet.....most important part of the original question....how do I get rubber tires to work on the F103rm.....I picked up the 12mm f103gt aluminum 12mm wheel mounts....but I know there's got to be more I'm missing!!! Do the pre-mounted TRG or the F201 rims fit on 12mm hexes or something else???

Hopefully this time someone can at least point me in the right direction!!!!


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Hey Guys....looking for a little help!!! I'm going to be running a "gt"class with the f103rm....this class is pretty open.....rubber tire....silver can....lipo's allowed!!!

Soooo...

1) Being as part of the diff is in the 2 piece wheels for the foams....what make/type of tire/rims(with part numbers if you have them) would you recomend??? The KRG tires/rims look sweet but they come pre-mounted....so not sure if I could use them....or would I need to switch to a more conventional diff??

2) Rear-suspension....the obvious change out is the kit friction damper...but can someone tell me(with part number) who or where I can find a lighter rear axle??? Anything else I'm overlooking.....the friction pads....etc???

3) Chassis.....is the upper chassis an advantage(the one that links the servo mount to the back plate)???

4) Finally gearing......I see Tamiya advertise a 4.0 pitch gearing...although looks tough to find....any other spurs that may work (either 64 or 48 pitch)??

Thanks for taking the time.....any info would be greatly appreciated....also if there's something I'm completely missing let me know!!!

Roy

Almost forgot.....racing is on medium/high bite carpet.....very similar track dimensions for all the events!!
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Old 04-18-2009, 04:19 PM   #1908
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Is there a brter way to mount the servo on the f104L? The double sided tape the the instructions recommend seems not be working very well. During practice, it keeps pulling itself out.
Soo Goo works real well. Let it set overnight! I have never had a servo come loose in 15 years.
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:13 AM   #1909
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Ok....this stuff get's lost quick!!! I didn't get any help yet.....most important part of the original question....how do I get rubber tires to work on the F103rm.....I picked up the 12mm f103gt aluminum 12mm wheel mounts....but I know there's got to be more I'm missing!!! Do the pre-mounted TRG or the F201 rims fit on 12mm hexes or something else???

Hopefully this time someone can at least point me in the right direction!!!!


Thanks,
Roy
F103GTs run on normal hexes, the F103 RM uses different wheel hex on the rear and front. Rear i think is 14mm hexes and front is a ball bearing.

Not sure about the F201s thou..
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:54 AM   #1910
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The rear hexs on the F103R are 14mm.
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Thanks guys.....if they are 14mm is there a way to get rubber tires to work....and if so....what tire/rims would you suggest???

I appreciate any help,
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The rear hexs on the F103R are 14mm.
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Thanks guys.....if they are 14mm is there a way to get rubber tires to work....and if so....what tire/rims would you suggest???

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These may be what you're after ..... I've been meaning to try them and would be curious if anyone has .....

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What wheels and tires fit the F103L
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:25 PM   #1914
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What wheels and tires fit the F103L
ive used the rc zen and tamiya. i like the zen. hey have the same softness throughout. the tamiya ones i have are softer int he inside than the out. like 35/38.


anyone tested different rear diffusers? is it just me or does the trg one only hold at high speeds, but the ABC type E causes it to grip in the rear alot.

anyone test/compare?
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ive used the rc zen and tamiya. i like the zen. hey have the same softness throughout. the tamiya ones i have are softer int he inside than the out. like 35/38.


anyone tested different rear diffusers? is it just me or does the trg one only hold at high speeds, but the ABC type E causes it to grip in the rear alot.

anyone test/compare?
Any links to see the different diffusers?
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For rubber tires, try the TRG Superion tires. They make rims that work with them, front and rear.

Babelfish this and the scroll down to the tires. http://rc-trg.com/
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:07 PM   #1917
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Any links to see the different diffusers?
here are some from:
abc hobby(only at rcmart):


TRG (avail everywhere):


chevron(only avail at d-drive):


im also looking for the f103GT front bumper, support and posts. please let me know if you have it lying around...
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Hey there!

I dusted of my old F103RS/LM Chassis, and wont to race it now at my local club track.
It is a wide med. grip asphalt track. Wich tyre combo should i buy (shore).

The ZEN preglued are loking good for me, but wich hardness, (F+R) is an "all purpose" combo ?

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Hey there!

I dusted of my old F103RS/LM Chassis, and wont to race it now at my local club track.
It is a wide med. grip asphalt track. Wich tyre combo should i buy (shore).

The ZEN preglued are loking good for me, but wich hardness, (F+R) is an "all purpose" combo ?

Greetz Blueman
i run (depending on temp outside)
35/35
35/38
38/38
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My front wheels seem to have quite a lot of play, as in even after tightening the lock nut, I am still able to move the wheel in and out on the axle. Is this normal and should I shim it up? thanks!
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