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Old 11-14-2010, 12:11 AM
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to adjust droop, do I do that via the preload on the rear shock collar?

I'm uncertain as to exactly what type of change would be required.
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Old 11-14-2010, 02:58 AM
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Screw in the shock shaft ball end(if there's enough thread to screw in more), or with plastic shims on the shock shaft inside the shock body.

Btw, did you add the 4mm worth of shims inside the shock and set to 60mm shock length as per Exotek instructions?
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Old 11-14-2010, 02:59 AM
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Originally Posted by aussierevo View Post
to adjust droop, do I do that via the preload on the rear shock collar?

I'm uncertain as to exactly what type of change would be required.

To reduce droop you need to shorten the center shock by screwing in the ballcup or adding spacers/orings inside the shock under the the piston.



Edit: sniped by Freakah lol
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thanks guy's, I'll check those measurement and play around.
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Originally Posted by F N CUDA View Post
yep, same story.

same driver on each car, 103 wins.
Is the 103 15th anniversary car the same handling as other 103s?
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Originally Posted by dzstr View Post
Is the 103 15th anniversary car the same handling as other 103s?
That kit has most of the hopups on it. The carbon chassis is stiffer than the FRP one found in kits.

With that being said, if I were to buy a car based on the 103 wheelbase and tire size I would get the TRG car. Outstanding design.

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Old 11-14-2010, 06:34 PM
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Thinking about buying a F104 pro and wanted some advice on which brushless combo would work best?(rubber tires on asphalt)
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our track is running 17.5 turbo and it is awesome! im using a Team Powers 17.5 with an Tekin RS.
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Originally Posted by FREAKAH View Post
Screw in the shock shaft ball end(if there's enough thread to screw in more), or with plastic shims on the shock shaft inside the shock body.

Btw, did you add the 4mm worth of shims inside the shock and set to 60mm shock length as per Exotek instructions?

^ what he said
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Old 11-15-2010, 04:41 AM
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Originally Posted by MantisWorx View Post
our track is running 17.5 turbo and it is awesome! im using a Team Powers 17.5 with an Tekin RS.
That's nice,can't get our local F1 track to add 17.5 too the class,they want to run only 21.5,and rubber tires only.Maybe one day soon
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Hey Mike, We have the F1 running 21.5 on rubber tires doing 11.8 laps. how fast do we need to go. Ron H,
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Here is another band of F1 tires. http://www.rctech.net/forum/rcmart-c...w-arrival.html

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Ok thanks. Any particular brands? Are the stock Tamiya foams ok or should i change straight away?
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Originally Posted by Redwings View Post
If your interested in the Shimizu's ( they are great tires ) you can now get them in the US... check out :

http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ...&s_maker_id=49
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The F104 upper arms that I put on my F109 are really tight on the pivot balls and was wondering what you guys were doing with the F104 about that. I have several runs on the car and still the front suspension is too tight.
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