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Old 04-26-2009, 07:27 PM   #1921
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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!

shim em up. but equally!
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Old 04-26-2009, 11:46 PM   #1922
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i run (depending on temp outside)
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Do you mean in the front the same,or softer hardness than in the rear?

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Old 04-27-2009, 06:34 PM   #1923
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If your F103 has a tendency to spin out on throttle at the tighter corner exits, what would be the first thing to adjust apart from throttling s-l-o-w-l-y?
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shim em up. but equally!
Did 0.5mm each side. didn't seem to affect handling!
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Loosen the diff.
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Old 04-29-2009, 07:25 AM   #1926
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Loosen the diff.
OK, much better now! thanks!

I run on a low grip asphalt surface, and my car pushes (understeers) on corner entry, how do I get little more steering? Will doing the negative camber mod help?
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Old 04-29-2009, 09:26 AM   #1927
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OK, much better now! thanks!

I run on a low grip asphalt surface, and my car pushes (understeers) on corner entry, how do I get little more steering? Will doing the negative camber mod help?
either run softer springs or tires, or move the tie rods to the front holes to change the ackerman effect of the steering. You can also try some preload on the center shock
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:28 PM   #1928
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either run softer springs or tires, or move the tie rods to the front holes to change the ackerman effect of the steering. You can also try some preload on the center shock
I am using the kit foams, which I read here are soft in front and medium rear IIRC? I'll get a set of the front springs to try then, I think the kit black spring is the hard one.
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Has any one used the TRG F103 Aluminum chassis. What would be the benefit?
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Old 04-30-2009, 01:38 AM   #1930
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I am using the kit foams, which I read here are soft in front and medium rear IIRC? I'll get a set of the front springs to try then, I think the kit black spring is the hard one.
Put on the gold springs(medium) and add like 1-2mm of prelaod and prepare to smile.
I'm going to run on asphalt for first time in 12 years next week(with foams).
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Looking to find a very clean used car. Anyone have any suggestions on where to get one?
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I am finally going to get my F103GT on the track on saturday.
My last racing experience was horrible, so I am kind of nervous.
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Has any one used the TRG F103 Aluminum chassis. What would be the benefit?
Its suposed to put all the weight at the bottom if you are using a LIPO,but what ends up happening if the front of the chassis bends on the first couple of hits causeing all sorts of tweak problems. Even if you never crash the chassis still bends as there isnt and suport on the front of the F103 past the servo mount.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:23 AM   #1934
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I am using the kit foams, which I read here are soft in front and medium rear IIRC? I'll get a set of the front springs to try then, I think the kit black spring is the hard one.
How is your "T" bar set?
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How is your "T" bar set?
I am using the kit 103rm T bar with 2 washers front and O ring rear. I set it as what I read from this thread, hopefully I did it the right way. Front tightened until snug, and bar cannot move side to side. Then tighten rear until it can just barely move under some force. By loosening the diff and slipping a little, I am a little better, as long as I am not too trigger happy. I understand that this is a compromise as I am using the kit med rear foams, but still spin out sometimes. I got this kit used and it has a 3 Racing oil damper on the rear and aluminum on 4 sides motor mount. I think the kit comes with the L body (with the high nose?) It has adjustable rear wing, should I adjust it to the higher downforce inclined position? I am using silver can with stock gearing.

Any advice is appreciated!
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