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Old 05-03-2012, 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by MikeR
There is not a lot you can do to adjust for that on the base F104.

You might try more steering throw. At IIC the Tamiya guys were grinding the stoppers on the front lower arms to get more throw.
Also try;
Firmer rear top spring.
Tighter diff to force the inside wheel to break loose.
Less front droop.
Less front toe out.
More fr camber.
Space the rear wheels wider, front wheels narrower.
Thanks Mike i wil give these points a try

Originally Posted by MikeR
If you had the F1R then I would have simply suggested firmer side springs
If the rules allowed it i would man , but it says Tamiya only parts and no other makes of chassis and the car is only allowed to a max of 180mm it is the "fun" class at ETS
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:33 AM
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Originally Posted by treborwd22
I sent you a PM last night!! I have been waiting all day to take this off your hands
It’s a great car, immaculately cleaned and prepared every race. It was one of if not the quickest car every week where I race.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by nrtv20
Itís a great car, immaculately cleaned and prepared every race. It was one of if not the quickest car every week where I race.
You think you could get ahold of him and let him know Im wanting this? Funny Im spending all day thinking about F1 and I dont even have the car yet
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by InspGadgt
Looks like with some minor tweaking that would work on the FGX as well

Man sometimes I think your on a 1 man mission to make me go broke! LOL Way too cool man...Will have to order one or two with my next pay check
Yes and most definitely yes
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:23 PM
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Exotek Adjustable Arm Set For F104 is available at TQ.
http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ....asp?p_id=3408


FYI, Thanks.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:37 PM
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MikeR, what's the purpose of that cf nose piece?
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Prevents the F60 nose from Flexing xD
Adds some Stability maybe for the buttom piece that it is bolted onto the chassis.

I believe its unreleased piece.
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Originally Posted by texastc
MikeR, what's the purpose of that cf nose piece?
Prevent flex in the nose. If you hit the front hard enough you will either strip the thread holding the nose to the wing or bend/crack the front of the body. Would I imagine be more useful for bodies with a high nose.

Mike R - Wondering what those tasty looking new front arms weigh? Am trying to understand if there is any additional benefit on top of the adjustability and strength. Would the heavier arms actually help generate more front traction?

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Old 05-06-2012, 02:40 PM
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On X1, are there any advantages(other then looks,maybe weight) using the motor spacer if alloy motor mount is used?

-Disadvantages?

Also, do you prefer standard bearing in diff or thrust type?
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Only disadvantage to the spacer I can see is if you have a motor that has a short shaft for you to bout your pinion on like the silver can motor. Then you pinion can't mesh with your spur gear. I think most people are doing the thrust bearing over the standard bearing. At least thats what I am doing on my F1R.

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What are the correct springs for the front end?

Also,looking for "soft" center shock spring!

Having hard time finding correct one's for F104Pro X1. Already ordered incorrect springs once, so I want to get next order correct!

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Old 05-08-2012, 06:39 PM
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for the guys that have the low profile servo in place, anything special to mount it? i vaguely remember seeing guys showing how they were mounted, but I can't remember where I saw it.....

i guess I should have said, mounting it horizontal instead of vertically like in the directions that's what i get for posting 1/2 asleep

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Old 05-08-2012, 10:14 PM
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The t bar in the 104wgp having a hard time finding a spare as a backup.. are the 3 racing one piece t bar the same size? the wgp one is made out of frp has onyone broken one?
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by k_bojar
for the guys that have the low profile servo in place, anything special to mount it? i vaguely remember seeing guys showing how they were mounted, but I can't remember where I saw it.....

i guess I should have said, mounting it horizontal instead of vertically like in the directions that's what i get for posting 1/2 asleep
Exotek servo mount works well for me and steering links as horizontal as possible - 5-6mm of shims to servosaver...

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Quick question for you all knowing guys....
Who has the part number of the complete black shock that is with the F104 PRO black/WGP/X1??

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