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Old 06-18-2007, 09:32 PM   #20266
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Does lowering the arm mounts on the Mi3 (what I usually refer to as lowering the roll center) increase or decrease traction speaking in broad brush terms? It seems to be different for each brand.
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Does lowering the arm mounts on the Mi3 (what I usually refer to as lowering the roll center) increase or decrease traction speaking in broad brush terms? It seems to be different for each brand.
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Old 06-18-2007, 09:46 PM   #20268
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Old 06-18-2007, 10:06 PM   #20269
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Nice. You guys know me too well.

Yes, lowering the suspension blocks will lower the roll center and generally will give you more grip on that end.
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Old 06-18-2007, 10:16 PM   #20270
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guys, what an awesome thread you have put together here.

MASSIVE KUDOS! makes for a fascinating read. thanks.

i'm bordering on the purchas on an mi3, but am concerned
the model i'm buying might have the faulty CVD/blades.
is there a model number that shows the mi3's updated with the fix?
i know i could ring schuie guys after they are broken for a fix,
but knowing which kits have the fix would be a massive timesaver/.

cheers again for all the hard work. schumacher look like a top
company to deal with......looking forward to joining the fray.

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I received a kit about 2 weks ago and I have done nearly everything one could to a car that would break the pins and haven't had one go yet. I think the only thing not fixed in the kits available now is the updated hole in the CVD for the pin at the wheel end. I wouldn't worry about it personally!
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Old 06-18-2007, 10:51 PM   #20272
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cool.
i trust you guys are "in the know" about this. mi3 here i come.


PS: AD....do you run a spool at all?
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Old 06-19-2007, 08:31 AM   #20273
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cool.
i trust you guys are "in the know" about this. mi3 here i come.


PS: AD....do you run a spool at all?
The Mi3 kit comes with a spool. You can check out the Mi3 setup sheets here http://www.racing-cars.com/usa/searc...e1=prodvalue14
Everyone seems to be running spools.
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Old 06-19-2007, 12:11 PM   #20274
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mitch-
If youre talking about ability to break cars, then yes, I am in the know.! lol
I have been running a spool since I got it without any pin problems with my "newer" kit.

However, out track is super low traction carpet (think negative traction almost!) So I have a diff on order as a couple of Shumacher's driver here have had better results with the diff on our track. BUt for the acerage track asphalt or carpet I believe the spol is the way to go.
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Is there a part number for just the dogbones or do I have to get the whole assembly? The aluminum ones that is.
Also does anyone know the part # for the plastic cvd's as well as the metal ones?
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Hey is this a young PW in this video?????


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRnNxu4vT_Q



Sigear....I dont think they make plastic or metal CVD's for these cars anymore.
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The old plastic ones were for use with MIP axles. The pin is a slightly diffrent diameter, so not sure it would be a good idea to run them with std axles.

The alloy bone is now available as a seperate part. Not sure of the number though.
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Also does anyone know the part # for the plastic cvd's as well as the metal ones?
be careful. the plastic ones are quite flexible (compared to the plastic ae/irs bones for the tc3, which were pretty sweet). they are also made to the old m.i.p. specs, whereas the new ec/mi3 cvd's have stolen their geometry from the ti.racing counterparts. pm me if you need the details.

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Old 06-19-2007, 02:49 PM   #20279
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The bone on it's own with teh new pin installed is U3233 and the new pin for the cvd end with a flat spot is U3026
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Old 06-19-2007, 03:48 PM   #20280
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seaball you got pm.

That video is off the hook! Did you see the mullets most of those dudes where sporting?
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