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Old 01-29-2012, 07:36 PM   #316
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Yes I do that when I run the serpent front end. I trim the bottom of the steering block though. Same thing basically.
So the lower rollcenter front ends tend to work better on high grip tracks, correct?
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Old 02-01-2012, 07:14 AM   #317
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:28 AM   #318
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Yup, everywhere I look no one has a description for them.?.?

edit: it's a part for the S120L not S120LT... Those places such as A Main Hobbies are incorrect to list it for S120LT...

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No dedicated mnt location on 120LT, only on 120L. Transonder risers are just 3 shims a pair mm in height. I'm also wondering what purpose these serve for..
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Old 02-06-2012, 11:14 PM   #319
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My new wrap I finished today for my pitboard. Should have a template made for my body to match - coming soon...
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Is the LT a good car? I know it has not been out too long, but how are people's experiences with it? I have search and cannot find much information. It may be a more international car than one that's used in the States', but IDK.
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:18 PM   #321
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Is the LT a good car? I know it has not been out too long, but how are people's experiences with it? I have search and cannot find much information. It may be a more international car than one that's used in the States', but IDK.
The On Point 1/12th conversion kit is what the new Serpent S120L is based on. The On Point car won the this year's Snowbirds 13.5 1/12th class and Paul, owner and designer of the On Point car, had his car on rails at the ROAR Carpet Nationals in Texas. His car looked like a slot car!!! This is a very good car and you have the option of using the Serpent front end or the Associated 12R5 front end. Check them out.

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I as well as another local racer absolutely love our S120LT. The car is so robust especially when compared to CRC Gen series of cars. I don't run onpoint but do use some of their setups for my stock S120LT w/ great results! Do not hesitate to pick this car up you will not regret it!!!
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can anyone suggest things i should try to eliminate the inside wheel from lifting when exiting a corner? most of my setup is default except for the wide front end, tube have 10K CRC lube.

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can anyone suggest things i should try to eliminate the inside wheel from lifting when exiting a corner? most of my setup is default except for the wide front end, tube have 10K CRC lube.

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When I see this , it is usually because the tires are too big. I usually run my tires at 168 rear and 156 front. Any taller even for local racing causes the car to roll a lot.

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But I am already running 42mm front and 44mm rear, with 3mm ride height front and rear.


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When I see this , it is usually because the tires are too big. I usually run my tires at 168 rear and 156 front. Any taller even for local racing causes the car to roll a lot.

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can anyone suggest things i should try to eliminate the inside wheel from lifting when exiting a corner? most of my setup is default except for the wide front end, tube have 10K CRC lube.

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I assume that you're referring to the inside rear tire. Make sure that the sidewalls of the tires are properly radiused, and then try 15k-20k in the tubes.
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New here guys, I just bought a new s120L and had a couple of questions,...what is the best front servo to run ? and what is everyone using for grease in the side damper tubes ?

So far the kit is going together nicely,no parts missing and the fit & trim is very nice. I have never ran a Serpent before, always ran an Associated or CRC, so I have a lot to learn I think.

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But I am already running 42mm front and 44mm rear, with 3mm ride height front and rear.
1.65 Front and 1.73 Rear is way too big even for local races. You may get by with it but you cannot be aggressive in the corners with that size of tire. They will feel like a sponge. Try the fronts at 158 and rears at 168, this will give you a few runs before you have to change them because they are so small. If you cant make the 3mm ride height with that size, you will have to modify the front spindle. On the serpent we usually removed material from the bottom of the steering block.

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holy crap! that's mighty thin from what i could remember, almost paper thin foam wrapping the front wheel.

anyway, i'll give that a try and see.

one more question. regarding the steering block, that's the piece that gets screwed onto the chassis, correct? if so, how do you remove the material evenly so that the bottom of the block is flat? the only method i could think of is with a milling machine but not everyone could have access to one.

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1.65 Front and 1.73 Rear is way too big even for local races. You may get by with it but you cannot be aggressive in the corners with that size of tire. They will feel like a sponge. Try the fronts at 158 and rears at 168, this will give you a few runs before you have to change them because they are so small. If you cant make the 3mm ride height with that size, you will have to modify the front spindle. On the serpent we usually removed material from the bottom of the steering block.

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We want to try 12th scale 13.5 blinky next year at the club
From what i read the rollout should be about 70
How do you get this on the serpent
I am running 88 spur and the biggest pinionthat fits is a 40 (63.5 rollout)
can you get a smaller spur than a 88
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