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Old 03-05-2006, 04:01 AM   #13156
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At the hobby store today I saw a hop-up part for the TA05 steering rack. The rack looks like the 415MSX rack but instead of using the graphite piece for the steering, it used an aluminum piece with the ball end being in the middle and ball ends at each end. I wonder if that is something similar that Marc used on his car at the TITC race for his MSX? I don't remember the part number but the header tag did say option part.
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Old 03-05-2006, 04:13 AM   #13157
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Narrow bumper has more steering? It's the first time I've ever heard of this, may try it next week.
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Old 03-05-2006, 04:57 AM   #13158
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Narrow bumper has more steering? It's the first time I've ever heard of this, may try it next week.
I know, but it really gives more steering!!
Someone told me at the Euros a few years back and I did not think it would make a difference, but it sure did
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Old 03-05-2006, 06:53 AM   #13159
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So we are talking a really noticable difference?? Does the rear also stay hooked up??

I've got one of the narrow Square bumpers and Rheinard and Satoshi have used sometimes, so maybe I'll give it a go. Might need to get more arms though.
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Old 03-05-2006, 07:42 AM   #13160
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It's the same thing on the Xray. File down the bumper and you will get more steering
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Running the narrow bumper will give you more steering!!!!
I dont know how or why....... something with airflow I guess.
well I'll be ........ I will give it a try next time out !!
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Sweet! I think it might be aerodynamics as well. A bumper would let the air flow more under the car. No bumper or less bumper might cause a vacuum effect pulling the front end down more..?? Either way.. worth a try...
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Indeed, and it may make people take a little bit more care with their driving too, otherwise you won't be finishing the race.
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Old 03-06-2006, 01:38 PM   #13164
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Does anyone know if any other manufactures front belts fit the 415? Managed to snap it last night, got one to replace it, but I don't really want to have to order just a belt from JP.

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Dan, speedtechrc.com has them in stock
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Dotman:
Cheers mate. Prob is it still works out stupidly expensive after the shipping to the UK. Annoying thing is no-where in the UK stocks the things, and yet you still have to pay customs for something you can't get from within the country anyway...
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Sorry, Dan...I guess I assumed you were in the states
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No prob mate, nice to see people are still reading the thread, lol

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I'm still here...!!!

Ran at carpet wars over the weekend, shed loads of grip... played around all day with the setup, and finally got a good one for the last leg of finals... DOH!

It's not far off David S's setup from the 2-day event at the same venue....at least I've learnt now how to dial steering out of the car now

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If there one thing I learnt from karting, the driver is never happy with the amount of steering, lol.
Ordered the LW suspension kit for the 415 now, so lucking forward to trying some different setups.
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