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Old 10-24-2005, 10:19 AM   #10891
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When I used the 3mm shim in the rear, I felt it was too tall.
The 3mm's can be a bit thinner, i took some plastic "shims" that nearly slid through, then took a sand paper and made them so thin that they slid through smoothly. Then i glued the shims on the posts so i won't have any loose plastic pieces rolling on the floor
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DESIGNED FOR ? I don't know where you have seen that really. It was designed for the TRF 404X, which later became the TRF 414 and from what i know, it hasn't been designed for FOAM. As far as I know, it's just a coincidence that it works well on high grip with foam. You can read that article about the development of the TRF 414 series.

Having said that, I can recall of Charlie Suangka saying he used the LW suspension indoors with foam, so I don't see it being a big problem. I myself use it on carpet with rubber.
Actually, this was all discussed long ago on here. I did not make this up but was from an interview with David Jun. He disccused the difference between the 2 suspensions and why Tamiya saw a need for 2 different suspensions on the same car. And you are right in saying the A-Arms of the car are old, but the suspension geometry from a 415 is completely different that that of a 414. The 415 has different shock towers, camber locations, wheelbase...etc.

I never said the stock suspension was designed for foam either. I said it was designed for tight tracks. It just so happens that tigh tracks are usually carept tracks and that foam is mainly run on carept.

Hey, if you like the LWT Arams on carpet with foams, try the standard arms, you may like them better.
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Old 10-24-2005, 12:03 PM   #10893
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Quick question, what's the difference if you compare the regular X-A-B-C-D Blocks with XA-XB-XC-XD blocks?
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Old 10-24-2005, 12:12 PM   #10894
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width ...the x blocks are narrow.if your car does not react fast enough use these blocks
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Old 10-24-2005, 12:17 PM   #10895
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did u need to cut for the front belt I did'nt
No, there is no need to sand the top plate to clear the belt...I just did it to be safe...if the blet bounces around.

I did notice that the blue washers you used do not look like the stock tappered washers from the standard 415.

If you notice I used them so the steped portion would rest within the larger center holes for the graphite brace.
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width ...the x blocks are narrow.if your car does not react fast enough use these blocks
Thx for VERY quick answer!
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You are better off sticking with the stock arms for carpet. You may have a hard time finding a good carpet setup with the LWT Arms.
The standard 415 with standard arms geometry was designed for tight, high traction tracks (typical carept tracks) where the LWT Arms were desinged for long, flowing tracks (typical asphalt).

If you switch to the standard arms, I have a killer carpet setup for foams if you want it.
kool where could i find this, i think ill probably put the standard arms on for carpet, ive been outrside all summer
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Old 10-24-2005, 01:19 PM   #10898
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Hey, if you like the LWT Arams on carpet with foams, try the standard arms, you may like them better.
I don't run foam... And so far, LW have been quicker for me everywhere, and no problems with durability, I've broke a C-Hub in 8 months running it and that's it (and a few HPI front hubs, eek)
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prick, i was bidding against you and ran out of time!!!
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prick, i was bidding against you and ran out of time!!!
So it's your fault that I paid so much for it
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This is my MSX now based on the 3mm chassis and the old suspension. But used the 6mm adjusters from the EVOIII for the upper arms as it´s easier trying different shimming for rollcenter changes. Also less play. For the rear a different diff is used. Some of the screws were replaced with steanless steel versions but didn´t have enough here for replacing all of them.
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Is it a Jürgen diff??
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So it's your fault that I paid so much for it
yup, i tried to go up to 350 at the last second but i missed it!!
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This is my MSX now based on the 3mm chassis and the old suspension. But used the 6mm adjusters from the EVOIII for the upper arms as it´s easier trying different shimming for rollcenter changes. Also less play. For the rear a different diff is used. Some of the screws were replaced with steanless steel versions but didn´t have enough here for replacing all of them.
duuuude that's a BIG fan on that motor, I guess you're not fussed about being underweight

PS : I know you're taking it off before racing, i'm only messing
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