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Old 11-13-2011, 04:37 AM
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Originally Posted by F N CUDA View Post
For a while there, guys were messing with the angle of the upper arm by adding shims to the inside rear ballstuds or removing the spacers under the camber plate in the front to get some caster and camber changes that promote more steering but, is the rear locked in enough to warrant more aggressive steering?
Baby steps I guess.

RobK has posted lots of different front end variables on his http://rcf1blog.blogspot.com/2011/02...front-end.html

This link takes you into the middle of his blog, you can navigate from there and see/learn lots of cool stuff. In case you haven't been there yet, that is.
i have really enjoyed the read and vidios that robk has has on the blog its the first time i have read through it and looked at the vids i cant wait to get home for some testing

this rcf1 blog is added to favourites for sure top suff !
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Old 11-13-2011, 07:38 PM
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Took some images of my car yesterday at the AERCCC track in Adelaide;







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Old 11-13-2011, 07:48 PM
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That. Looks good.
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Old 11-13-2011, 07:57 PM
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Took some images of my car yesterday at the AERCCC track in Adelaide;







Nice ride, great images
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:14 PM
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Visit www.tamiyablog.com.

This is probably the new Tamiya F104WGP car, a hybrid between F103 front and F104X1. By looking at the chassis, it's replacing the side electronics holder with chassis plate.

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Old 11-14-2011, 12:04 AM
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I'm looking at changing the roll dampening on my F104 pro possibly. Has anyone used this setup? TRG5097


How does it compare to the X1 setup?


Are either an improvement over the original friction damper?

Thanks!
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I know this isn't the 104 I'm talking about but when i put an exo104 chassis on my 103rm my rear grip was improved over the stock friction plate system.

So much more confidence in the corners with the side damper setup.

Although i think the 103rm still works better on tighter tracks where you're less worried about losing the back end. I tend to get the nose around the corner and worry about the rear later with a touch of off power mid corner.

Also might be the shorter wheel base of the 103rm vs the exo that makes it better on tech tracks imo.
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Old 11-14-2011, 01:27 AM
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I race on an 8th scale track normally so the exo's rear grip is king there.
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i am looking for a FRP chassi anyone know where to get one i cant find on my normal buying places
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Fleebay?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/TAMIYA-F104-...item2c60b6d856


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i am looking for a FRP chassi anyone know where to get one i cant find on my normal buying places
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My ride. Tamiya 14T brushless. Car was swerving to the right under hard acceleration, so I separated the rear tplate w/ pod and balanced that left to right. Then balanced the entire car on scales.

That fixed the problem. Car now accelerates straight.

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i am looking for a FRP chassi anyone know where to get one i cant find on my normal buying places
Matt, I have them in stock, I can ship it right out. By the way your body should be waiting for you at the PO
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mate i get home tomorrow my wife just showed on skype awesome job i will take a photo when mountd and post it up. I really look forward to getting home to put it on the car. F1 or the wife im thinking F1
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thanks for that but there only shipping in the US i down the bottem end of the world australia
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Matt, I have them in stock, I can ship it right out. By the way your body should be waiting for you at the PO
good stuff how much send it through to me and i will transfer the money inc postage

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