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Old 10-13-2003, 09:35 PM   #4966
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Since X-Ray is a sponsor of the Snowbirds is there a chance that there may be a 1/12 mini class down there this year? You have 3 Mini cars now... yokomo, x-ray and the corally.

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Corally makes a 1/12 touring sedan?
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Old 10-13-2003, 09:42 PM   #4967
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Old 10-13-2003, 09:46 PM   #4968
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I wouldn't ever cut a new set of foams down below 60 mm new. I've found that when they get to around 55mm my car handles much worse and is very twitchy and makes me think like i suddenly got worse at driving (but that is possible). And when I put on a new set of foams on the car will drive well. I believe the reason is that when you get close to the rim on the wheel you start to get into the shore rating of the plastic on the wheel compared to the shore rating of just the foam. I usually will throw away a set of foams when they get to 55mm or lower. Just my .02
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Old 10-14-2003, 07:57 AM   #4969
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Anyone else had there bearing go out that is between the pulleys and the spur on the layshaft? Mine did, it just decentagrated.
Yes I had that happen when I ran the spool. Luckly is a common zise.
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Old 10-14-2003, 08:53 AM   #4970
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Since X-Ray is a sponsor of the Snowbirds is there a chance that there may be a 1/12 mini class down there this year? You have 3 Mini cars now... yokomo, x-ray and the corally.

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Hi Mike, who ever is running the race will know that answer. I am not sure what the classes being offered are.
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:33 PM   #4971
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Guys,

Could you let me know what shock lenghth do you run ?
I need to compare because I have the impression that mine are too short.

Thanks for your input,
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:42 PM   #4972
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shock length should be longer than the actual suspension throw. The droop screws should limit the extension throw before your shock bottoms out and the compression stroke should have the chassis hitting the ground before the shock will compress fully.

Might have your clicker pistons upside down?

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I don't think you can have your clicker pistons upside down. I tried to put on one upside down for like 5 minutes the first time on accedent . But I couldn't ever get it on.

How long are your shocks? That would help other people figure it out probably.
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Old 10-14-2003, 06:50 PM   #4974
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Shock Length absolutely does not matter unless of course you are running the arms at full extension of the shocks, this can only be acheived by the arms not being limited to downtravel in any way, for instance, arm hit chassis and limits full extension of the downward shock travel or droop screws are screwed into the arm to help stop downward shock travel, I'll get to that later. Now, unless you run your car like that, shock length does not matter because normally you will want to limit at least a little downward shock travel evenly on both sides which helps quicken the response of the car up due to this affects weight distribution from side to side, front to rear and corner to corner-which refers to the term "droop". If you do run your arms front and rear at full extension and your shocks are a tad bit shorter yes shock length DOES matter because you want to have the same "droop" on both sides of car either rear or front. So the more we limit downward shock travel the less we are distributing weight which is a tuning feature. Hope this didn't disencourage any of the new guys just trying to help yall out.
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Old 10-14-2003, 09:37 PM   #4975
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Yes I had that happen when I ran the spool. Luckly is a common zise.
That was the first time I ran the spool, too.
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Old 10-14-2003, 09:49 PM   #4976
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Cool Nis but was that the first time you've ever run a spool? Gonna make any change to your car? Was there anything you thought could be better?
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Old 10-15-2003, 09:50 AM   #4977
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Does anyone know when the proto parts from the Japanese Championship will come out?
Look at the JMRCA tread.
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Does anyone know when the proto parts from the Japanese Championship will come out?
Look at the JMRCA tread.
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:56 PM   #4980
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