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Old 10-22-2007, 10:59 AM   #22426
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I assume its at the rear, right? If so I have found with foam tires that I have to run a 1 mm spacer between the wheel and the hex to keep them from from rubbing.

Speaking of spacers . . .

Seanuts I heard you and McGoo have the lowdown on some pretty trick wheel spacers that come in .5 and 1 mm thicknesses. Any chance you'd share your source? McGoo couldn't remember the name.
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:16 AM   #22427
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tamiya makes those wheel spacers in alum. your choice of red or blue. enough in a pack to do all four wheels in .5 or 1mm.
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:20 AM   #22428
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cool. Thanks!
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:23 AM   #22429
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Schumacher has the spacers, there made by Riemon.

RY02516S 16pc Alloy Spacers - 1/12th Susp - Sedan Wheel
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:26 AM   #22430
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I ran my Mi3 for the first time this past Saturday. I can definitely see the potential of this car. I need to spend more time with it though. The car felt very stable even though I think I had a tweak. The car tracked straight on the straight but in the turns, it was great to the left but a little slow to the right.

I want to thank Alan Hewitt for his help Saturday. Those adjustments really helped settle the car down. Looking forward to the next race day so I can do more testing
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:28 AM   #22431
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Seanuts I heard you and McGoo have the lowdown on some pretty trick wheel spacers that come in .5 and 1 mm thicknesses. Any chance you'd share your source? McGoo couldn't remember the name.
the ones i gave mcgoo were made by a small shop in slovakia called xray. the pack of them that you are referring to, though, is made by riemon (sp). might want to switch the i and e, or even replace one with an a.

the tamiya set is good, and some of the hpi wheel hex kits come with spacers. check tower/horizon for those...

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Old 10-22-2007, 11:48 AM   #22432
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Couple of questions for the Fam

1. what's the benefir of sweeping thr front a-arms

2. steering swept atf vs swept fwd "ackerman"
more armswept = more aggressive cornering, less armswept= more stability
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:50 AM   #22433
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the spacers may have a tendancy to change the width of the wheelbase, which may cause the car to handle differently. the easiest fix i found was with the handy dremel tool,,see where it is rubbing, and grind away at the arm until it doesnt rub any more, (it only takes a little), and it doesnt seem to weaken the arm...
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Couple of questions for the Fam

1. what's the benefir of sweeping thr front a-arms

2. steering swept atf vs swept fwd "ackerman"
look at the attachment

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Schumacher has the spacers, there made by Riemon.

RY02516S 16pc Alloy Spacers - 1/12th Susp - Sedan Wheel
yuppers, those are super trick!

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I will be running Foam Stock at a Thanksgiving Carpet Race....whats the hot setup for an Mi3 nowadays?

It will be Med/High Traction and we will run Paragon.
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I will be running Foam Stock at a Thanksgiving Carpet Race....whats the hot setup for an Mi3 nowadays?

It will be Med/High Traction and we will run Paragon.
mcgoo's vegas setup is the hot ticket.
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You guys can thank Yang for taking up the last set of the Riemon spacers


I'll let you know if we get more in but were being told that we probably not be carrying the Riemon products in the future, but please let me know if guys want them because if the demand is high enough we can get another order.
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You guys can thank Yang for taking up the last set of the Riemon spacers


I'll let you know if we get more in but were being told that we probably not be carrying the Riemon products in the future, but please let me know if guys want them because if the demand is high enough we can get another order.

thanks for taking those out of mcgoo's care package and send them to me adam.
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I will be running Foam Stock at a Thanksgiving Carpet Race....whats the hot setup for an Mi3 nowadays?

It will be Med/High Traction and we will run Paragon.
I'll pretend that I didn't just hear you ask for set up help.... how are things bro?
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