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Old 04-22-2010, 12:08 PM   #1996
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I have posted a link to my setup from Sunday.
Although pretty good, I am lacking what appears to be corner entry to mid corner grip, particularly at the front.

Although my car is quick, I seem to have to to wait longer for the car to change direction and go through the corner before powering out. The fastest car there, an Mi4, just seems to be on rails compared to mine and it appears that the only real difference, apart from the driving, is the steering and corner speed through the corners.

http://forum.teamxray.com/xform/inde...=1458&setup=t3
Looks to me like your shock oil is way too thick...

At last years West London BRCA National I went from Xray 400 to 300 (all round) and it was a HUGE ammount faster. Thick shock oil at west london will make the car very sluggish and you will carry no cornerspeed!

I will be testing there soon with the T3 so Ill send you a setup sheet of what I end up on.
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Looks to me like your shock oil is way too thick...

At last years West London BRCA National I went from Xray 400 to 300 (all round) and it was a HUGE ammount faster. Thick shock oil at west london will make the car very sluggish and you will carry no cornerspeed!

I will be testing there soon with the T3 so Ill send you a setup sheet of what I end up on.
I'm with Phil on this. The same shock oil all round is definitely worth a try even if you don't go thinner. Thicker at the front will definitely slow the reaction and initial steering down.

1.5mm on the front hub is also worth a try instead of 1mm. This will give more initial steering.

Let us know how the changes have gone at Mendip if you're there Skiddins?
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:28 PM   #1998
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when you guys say longer ackerman, you mean all five clicks out right? or are you moving the black disks that go in the top deck and chassis?
Yea, I always run my post in the forward position too. I like a lot of ackerman. Must be from all the foam racing I used to do
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Looks to me like your shock oil is way too thick...

At last years West London BRCA National I went from Xray 400 to 300 (all round) and it was a HUGE ammount faster. Thick shock oil at west london will make the car very sluggish and you will carry no cornerspeed!

I will be testing there soon with the T3 so Ill send you a setup sheet of what I end up on.
I tried 300 all around before and found that stiffere front oil helped. But the same settings with the T3 don't seem to be quite so effective.

I will however, try light oil all around next time.
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I'm with Phil on this. The same shock oil all round is definitely worth a try even if you don't go thinner. Thicker at the front will definitely slow the reaction and initial steering down.

1.5mm on the front hub is also worth a try instead of 1mm. This will give more initial steering.

Let us know how the changes have gone at Mendip if you're there Skiddins?
Our next meeting is Bank Holiday Monday so I will try to use it as another test session.

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Old 04-24-2010, 04:11 PM   #2001
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T3... liked it so much I bought a 2nd one..
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Silly question, but what the heck. Anyone run a US T3 on asphalt?
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Whats up with all the vibration when turning the wheels sitting on my test stand when I give it some throttle?: batman::tire :
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Whats up with all the vibration when turning the wheels sitting on my test stand when I give it some throttle?: batman::tire :
Hi it's normal it's coming from your cvd's you can minimize it by getting yourself a set of ecs for the front.
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A lot also has to do with the weight and balance of your wheel/tire combo
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Whats up with all the vibration when turning the wheels sitting on my test stand when I give it some throttle?: batman::tire :
Something to think about. Do you normally race with the car on the stand??? Didn't think so.
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I have the ecs axle's on the front and I set my epa's to my liking.I just wonder if this car is doing this while it is running around the track.The new axle's didn't help much. It still vibrates excessively while turning the wheels on the tech stand.I have never really noticed it before on my other cars .It might be because my Shuie has a diff. up front....Interesting
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Whats up with all the vibration when turning the wheels sitting on my test stand when I give it some throttle?: batman::tire :
2 choice
use ECS
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dont use more steering for turn ,
need setup your car less steering for turn !!
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what diameter shrink tubing is best for the cvd's?
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what diameter shrink tubing is best for the cvd's?
Decent shrink tubing will go 50% smaller, but I would count on about 75% for a good fit. Watch out for the stuff that has the insulation inside it as it will make the wall thickness just a little too big.
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