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Old 11-07-2002, 07:26 PM   #2866
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So were they 21mm or 26mm and what size were the wheels
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Old 11-07-2002, 07:28 PM   #2867
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by madweazl
[B]So were they 21mm or 26mm and what size were the wheels

26mm HPIs ....unsure on the wheel size.

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So were they 21mm or 26mm and what size were the wheels
The wheels that come with the racer and team version of the TC3 are 26mm.
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Old 11-07-2002, 07:36 PM   #2869
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Well; there you go then..........

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I just checked out the Tower website and they had the HPI X pattern radials in 21mm and 26mm. Is this the diameter for the wheel (which I thought was 24 and 26mm) or some other measurement? Which one do I use?
That measurement refers to the width of the wheel. I would use the 26mm for your application.
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Old 11-07-2002, 07:40 PM   #2871
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Yep! And, that's a really nice tire, in my opinion. I'm getting really good wear with mine. Like I said before, I'm using these X patterns in the parking lot for our lunch time racing. I'm sure I will go with slicks when the racing season resumes in the spring. And, still use the X patterns for parking lot / street racing.


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Old 11-07-2002, 07:41 PM   #2872
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Thank you, I'll add them to my next order and try them out. I need to find aluminum caps for the shocks with the bleed wholes in them too. Wish Associated shocks were easier to build correctly. A pain filling up the cap and then screwing it down as fast as you can, I'm use to the Losi shocks. Nice and easy to get right the first try
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Old 11-07-2002, 07:47 PM   #2873
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I know!! I just rebuilt my TC3 threaded shocks. What a pain! But, since I have had my TC3 now for about 2 months, and I just recently added the blue aluminum shock caps, I figured I would go ahead and do a rebuild. I used 40wt. oil, and yes it was time consuming, for sure. I have an OFNA stand with that nifty shock holder, and that came in very handy. I think I got them all about equal. But just like anything else....next time should be easier.

By the way.... How often do most of you rebuild your shocks?

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Old 11-07-2002, 07:50 PM   #2874
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With my other cars I did it every other race. Probably wont do these quite as often since its not offroad. Probably every 3rd race now. I like smoothe consistent shocks
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where can i get a blue aluminum shock cap??


who makes them??


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Old 11-07-2002, 08:36 PM   #2876
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I ordered my blue aluminum shock caps from Tower www.towerhobbies.com - about $10 for the set of 4. Team Associated makes them.

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lem2: last i looked pitshop had the AE alum shock caps.
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Old 11-08-2002, 01:21 PM   #2878
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Default Barry Baker's Spur Gear, as seen in RC Car Action...

I noticed Barry Baker's TC3 race setup in the November issue. What kind of Spur Gear is he using?

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I ordered my blue aluminum shock caps from Tower www.towerhobbies.com - about $10 for the set of 4. Team Associated makes them.

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I have a set and they leak... stay with the original or yokomo shock caps.

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Old 11-08-2002, 02:28 PM   #2880
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Dusting off my TC3 and doing major upgrade..has been sitting on the shelf for over a year now...
Don't know if this was discussed yet...anyone running the XXX-s rear hub carriers on their TC3's? I just changed mine..fits perfectly...camber angle about the same. Anyone done this mod and how does it handle?
Also what is the advantage of running the rear shock towers in front along with the new 2 hole arms? I know it places the shocks more upright... what are the advantage and disadvantage of doing this mod..?

Here's what I've done to my car so far:
http://groups.msn.com/RCZOMBIES/tc3.msnw
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