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Old 08-16-2010, 07:11 PM
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Whats the point of the black o-rings on the rear carbon pieces? More rear end flex? Less prone for tweak? Any ideas




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Old 08-16-2010, 07:23 PM
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O-rings let the rear end flex more by using the o-rings allowing them to squish before the link takes over. im trying it this weekend to see how much rear grip itll and
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:55 PM
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They had a thread about it on the Schumacher Forums. Chris used this at the Euros to get the rear of the car more flexible.
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:26 AM
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does anyone know if I could use the ECS driveshafts on my mi4. if so what size, because I have seen different sizes. also what are the pros and cons of the short a-arms.
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:29 AM
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does anyone know if I could use the ECS driveshafts on my mi4. if so what size, because I have seen different sizes. also what are the pros and cons of the short a-arms.
Yes they do fit, you need to fit a schui blade on them. I will check when I get home, I don't remember the length used.
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by mr fit View Post
does anyone know if I could use the ECS driveshafts on my mi4. if so what size, because I have seen different sizes. also what are the pros and cons of the short a-arms.
I used the xray 52mm ECS's. I drilled out the schuie blades with a 1.98mm bit to fit over the ends. You have to enlarge the schuie caster blocks openings, so there is more room for movement. you also have to shim the ECS axle. It is a little longer than the stock schuie one. Also have use a clamp type wheel hex.
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:09 PM
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what is an ECS and why use these in stead of the regular Schuie-axles?
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Low_E View Post
what is an ECS and why use these in stead of the regular Schuie-axles?
The ECS's are actually double-cardan joints, and basically it acts like two universals which are working together to create the same angle as one universal under full load, without either joint actually being under full load.

The benefit of these is that you get rid of almost all of the "chatter" that is associated with using a solid front axle.
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:56 AM
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looking at chris g car it looks like hes got his pt in front of the lipo, does it realy work there? i got mine on the front bumper but if it works where chris has got it i might give it a go.



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Old 08-19-2010, 06:56 AM
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looking at chris g car it looks like hes got his pt in front of the lipo, does it realy work there? i got mine on the front bumper but if it works where chris has got it i might give it a go.

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Yes it will work fine there, many people mount theirs in front of the lipo.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by G-mini View Post
Hi all

looking at chris g car it looks like hes got his pt in front of the lipo, does it realy work there? i got mine on the front bumper but if it works where chris has got it i might give it a go.


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It works wherever you want to mount it...

I have mine in the front bumper.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:56 AM
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Heres some updated pics of my MI4 and body. Mod car and stock.
Attached Thumbnails Schumacher Mi4-dsc01553.jpg   Schumacher Mi4-dsc01554.jpg   Schumacher Mi4-dsc01555.jpg   Schumacher Mi4-dsc01556.jpg   Schumacher Mi4-dsc01557.jpg  

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Old 08-19-2010, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by G-mini View Post
Hi all

looking at chris g car it looks like hes got his pt in front of the lipo, does it realy work there? i got mine on the front bumper but if it works where chris has got it i might give it a go.



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notice the hpi silver springs. i should try those on mine.
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Old 08-20-2010, 07:45 AM
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Hy, jst wanna to know where do you guy find your parts?
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