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Old 03-01-2009, 12:51 PM   #1
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What shall i do to get the best out of my tc5
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Old 03-01-2009, 01:01 PM   #2
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practice until your blue in the face, then practice some more.
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Get the car setup to whatever track you'er racing. It's 90% driver skill, but a good setup will make life a whole lot easier. Talk to other guys who are using the same car, they might give you some good tips.
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Old 03-01-2009, 02:45 PM   #4
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first things i would do is, replace the battery posts and strap, as the posts are weak, and are prone to breaking especially with larger lipos. (it may just be me)

apart from that all iv done to mine is jsut stock up on lots of spares, minly hubs and hub carriers as they are prone to breaking from hard impacts.
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Practice runnning diffrent set up's ... Find the best set up you fell will give you the best performance .. Practice .. Practice .Practice .. cant go wrong with too much .Make sure to drive clean and have patience . Talk and compare notes with other racers running the same chassis as you are , and have lots of fun .....
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Old 03-01-2009, 03:04 PM   #6
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also regularly check the bottom screw that goes into the hub carrior to the steering knuckle. as they ofter pop out or come out due to the knuckle cracking.
when it does come out, it often causes the drive shaft to come out, which can also to a good job of mangling the anti roll bar :LOL:
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As a person who only has a year under my belt racing in TC, one of the most important things I have learned is free up the drive train in any car. I have one of the first TC5's what I did was installed metal shielded aftermarket bearings, I got a set of the world's cvd from Ti racing, which I do not think you can get anything from them lately as most people have been taken advantage of. I also use the exotek layshaft bearing supports, also I removed every other tooth from the belts.
One of the best setups I have found for a short asphalt track is Ryan Cavalieri's 2007 Reedy Race setup, I made two small changes to the car, I changed the fronts springs to blue, and raised the rear outer camber link up 1mm.
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Open the TC5 thread and read.....then practice.
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Open the TC5 thread and read.....then practice.
+1 The TC5 thread was my suggestion too.
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