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Old 05-22-2013, 07:38 PM   #421
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CRC plastic is garbage, and IMO, so is their shock.

The hotbodies 1/12 shock is nice and will fit this car, and it comes long so you can cut it to the length you want. It's a little like the silva shock, which is also nice.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXUNN1&P=7

http://www.lefthander-rc.com/catalog...&categories_id=
Thank you I just purchased this shock.
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Chicky, may I use Fiber-lyte's ride height shims in the front of my S120lt from my Associated 12L4 to get me by for now?
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I think the screw spacing is different, so they probably won't fit. If you can get the serpent ones, they work great.
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The screw spacing is not the problem with them, my concern is the surface area of the shims for the lower arm to sit on when mounting.
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Chicky, may I use Fiber-lyte's ride height shims in the front of my S120lt from my Associated 12L4 to get me by for now?
I'm not sure about those, I have never seen them. I just use the stock ones, sorry I could not help.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:22 AM   #426
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How much of the s120 is also used on the WGT car? I'm getting a S120L and was wondering what the parts compatibility was. I'm assuming that most parts work on both cars. If WGT picks up locally I want to know what else I would need besides the S100 chassis to make a conversion. Thanks.
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I think only the chassis parts and the stand offs is the only thing that is not compatible. I would download the PDF file of both manuals and compare the part numbers of both.
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I think only the chassis parts and the stand offs is the only thing that is not compatible. I would download the PDF file of both manuals and compare the part numbers of both.
Thanks. Will definitely be a good thing if the parts work for both applications, I like pan cars but it's hard to tell if 12th or WGT will be the class locally.
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The rear pod is the same and the front suspension parts are the same. The shock and side springs and links also interchange. The main graphite chassis, the upper deck, the front shock mount, front cross brace, tierods are all different. There is also a front subframe that is unique to the S100.
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Is there a new or updated rear pod bulkheads? I noticed that with a 64p 72t spur gear, I an only go up to a 58t 64p pinion. And if so, what are the part numbers? A friend of mine told me that their is a new one, just want to make sure.
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Yes, there is an updated version but they only changed the rear brace from alum. to carbon. I don't think it extends the pod plates.

http://www.serpent.com/news/13674/Se...T-updated.html
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Is anyone using a different rear axle and hubs for their car? I have ran the Associated 12r5 for a while before I got out of the hobby for a short break, and never had an issue with having a tweaked left and right side hubs after a hit like I took two weeks ago. I thought it might be the axle so I put on associated hubs and the axle was fine. I put new wheels on the serpent hubs to see if it was the wheels. Nope, it came down to the serpent hubs got tweaked. Are the hubs made out of the lighter aluminum or the heavier aluminum like the 7071 grade. I don't like to Frankenstein my car with other car company parts. I would like to keep it all one company if possible. Can anybody shed some light on the rear hub issue?
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Banged lots of stuff, never had an issue with the hubs. If you are not secure with the Serpent hubs, go ahead and change them, it's no big deal.

PS. I did crack a graphite axle once with no damage to the hub.
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Is anyone using a different rear axle and hubs for their car? I have ran the Associated 12r5 for a while before I got out of the hobby for a short break, and never had an issue with having a tweaked left and right side hubs after a hit like I took two weeks ago. I thought it might be the axle so I put on associated hubs and the axle was fine. I put new wheels on the serpent hubs to see if it was the wheels. Nope, it came down to the serpent hubs got tweaked. Are the hubs made out of the lighter aluminum or the heavier aluminum like the 7071 grade. I don't like to Frankenstein my car with other car company parts. I would like to keep it all one company if possible. Can anybody shed some light on the rear hub issue?
Had bend one before. It is the diff side hub. But it is a really solid hit, (got rear ended by a modified touring on the straight. ) Strange the axial donot break. But anyway, that is the only time I bent one.....
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Is anyone using a different rear axle and hubs for their car? I have ran the Associated 12r5 for a while before I got out of the hobby for a short break, and never had an issue with having a tweaked left and right side hubs after a hit like I took two weeks ago. I thought it might be the axle so I put on associated hubs and the axle was fine. I put new wheels on the serpent hubs to see if it was the wheels. Nope, it came down to the serpent hubs got tweaked. Are the hubs made out of the lighter aluminum or the heavier aluminum like the 7071 grade. I don't like to Frankenstein my car with other car company parts. I would like to keep it all one company if possible. Can anybody shed some light on the rear hub issue?
The original diff side hub was a bit thin. The latest version is a lot tougher. Haven't bent one of those yet....
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