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Old 12-07-2003, 11:29 AM   #16
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Thanks, but I don't have that much money.
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Old 12-07-2003, 11:33 AM   #17
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rpm Bumper
trinity foam bumper
rpm ball cups
and lastly just for looks trinity shock bushings
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Old 12-07-2003, 11:34 AM   #18
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whats Panda?
SORRY SHOWED MY AGE. Panda is an old r/c company there cars were the same caliber as buying a r/c car from walmart for 4.99
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Old 12-07-2003, 11:35 AM   #19
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I already have the trinity foam bumper and rpm ball cups.
What would getting the rpm bumper and shock bushings do?
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Default diff cases

yes the blueprinted diff cases do work! stock cases pinch the bearings when the are tightened together thus decreses free spin which creates drag. This takes away punch and run time. Contact warpspeed racing for these they are trick and the come with helicoils so they never strip out which is very nice.

its not a fact of which hop up you buy. but how you prep the car as you put it together. just make sure all suspension parts are free no binding. and yes (if you want to get to some serious mill time) move the batteries closer to the center it helps handling of the car.

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Old 12-07-2003, 11:43 AM   #21
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Are you talking about the xxx-s?
Because I have the rtr one.
maybe YOU can sell it to IMPACTPLAYER and then get some stuff for your tc3
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I do recomend that you get rid of this.......



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Old 12-07-2003, 03:20 PM   #24
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I do have an esc, a GM V12 and a Novak Rooster.
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Old 12-10-2003, 03:48 PM   #26
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I question that video of the "blueprinted" drivetrain!

17 seconds of freewheel time on that car, that is almost unbeliveable. That has to be with ceramics and many. many hours of working those diff cases with an X-acto!

And don't feel bad ajg, I don't practice either, of course my wins are far and few between as well....!!!!
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What are the top hop-ups I should get on my TC3? I'm going to start racing it again if I can get it to handle good again. I have a racer kit with carbon fiber drive shaft, and that's it. Whats a good stock motor?
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First make sure that your electronics are up to par(ie. batteries, servo, esc, motor, transmitter). Once you have all that done, threaded shock bodies. Once you have them, just replace plastic parts with graphite as you break them...

This is what I would do, I am not saying that this WILL work, I am just suguesting what could be done.
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Old 12-10-2003, 06:30 PM   #28
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What servo do you recommend?
Is this a good start for upgrading my electronics?
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...1&P=7&I=LXAVJ2

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I really like my Airtronics 94358, the 357, and 360's are good servos as well. I do not have a part number, but I hear that the KoProPo servo's are some of the best out on the market. Personally, I have never tried anything other than my 358, so my opinion is less valid on the other servo's.

As for motor, the P2K2 will work, but for myself and many many others, it is all about the Monster motor. For some reason, they have GREAT torque, and power when geared lower than other motors...
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Old 12-10-2003, 06:50 PM   #30
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I this good?
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