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Old 10-11-2004, 09:44 AM
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Originally posted by Difuser
Let it roll not too many factory drivers who drive carpet in the US. As far as a set-up I have started with stock and gone from there but I have hardly any time on the car I have basically stiffened the springs and been testing tire compounds more than changing the suspension.

The car has felt strange on carpet way too planted. Martin should be finishing up with Worlds in a few weeks here and you should have some more feedback there also.

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How did is go yesterday? Any luck on the set up that might or will works for the chillwack?
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Old 10-11-2004, 09:46 AM
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Dan I'm thinking about bring my Evo3 up for stock class!
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Little stuff Franko I have a good baseline for you on the E3 though. See you Saturday AM
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Originally posted by Difuser
Little stuff Franko I have a good baseline for you on the E3 though. See you Saturday AM
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Old 10-12-2004, 11:01 AM
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Hi,

Bearing in mind that I don't yet have an Evo IV or an instruction manual, can someone please post a list of parts needed to build a diff to replace the front one-way. I know that its the same as the rear diff, but I don't know what parts make up the rear diff

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Old 10-12-2004, 11:29 AM
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Sad to say that im having to sell my unbuilt kit so if anyone in the UK is interested please pm me , im asking 200 plus 10 P&P which is a huge saving of 190 compared to what i have seen them going for in one UK model shop.

Bloody girlfriend and new house is costing me far too much money lol.
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I know this isnt the TB EvoIII thread but can anyone in here tell me what size bearings the EVOIII uses for the hubs and in gear boxes for the outdrives? Like are the hubs 5x10x4 and the outdrive bearings 10x15x4? Thanks for any help.
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Old 10-12-2004, 10:47 PM
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Kevin you have PM
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Old 10-17-2004, 12:34 AM
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Hey guys i was just wonder that when you speak of your wheels having a free spin of like 10 or so secs, i was wondering what is the method to do it...do you spin it with your hand or do you run it with your motor or what?

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Ran my evo 4 for the first time last night on carpet and i have to say i really dont like it! Although the drive train is very free the car seems to tweek very easily and also i am quite dissapointed with the new LW suspension setup, i have been able to get neither my 415 or my evo 4 close to how my 415 and evo 3 used to run on the old suspension setup.

Think i might just flog all my tamiya stuff and buy a Pro 4 or a new Xray after the worlds. Rick
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Originally posted by Rick Draper
Ran my evo 4 for the first time last night on carpet and i have to say i really dont like it! Although the drive train is very free the car seems to tweek very easily and also i am quite dissapointed with the new LW suspension setup, i have been able to get neither my 415 or my evo 4 close to how my 415 and evo 3 used to run on the old suspension setup.

Think i might just flog all my tamiya stuff and buy a Pro 4 or a new Xray after the worlds. Rick
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i was gonna get an evoIV... do you race on asphalt at all? any impressions on the evoIV on asphalt? there's no such thing as carpet racing in southern california..its all asphalt. ive been pretty disappointed with my 415 w/LW... wondering if the evoIV will be the same. if your price is right, i can take it off your hands
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Originally posted by Hebiki
Hey Rick

i was gonna get an evoIV... do you race on asphalt at all? any impressions on the evoIV on asphalt? there's no such thing as carpet racing in southern california..its all asphalt. ive been pretty disappointed with my 415 w/LW... wondering if the evoIV will be the same. if your price is right, i can take it off your hands
Dont think i am going to sell it, not sure yet. Might give it a few more runs and see if things improve. Felt strange to drive and if you rubbed the boards a little bit the thing got a massive set in the chassis.

A friend of mine tried his one outside and went straight back to his 415 so that does not inspire much confidense.

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Originally posted by Rick Draper
Dont think i am going to sell it, not sure yet. Might give it a few more runs and see if things improve. Felt strange to drive and if you rubbed the boards a little bit the thing got a massive set in the chassis.

A friend of mine tried his one outside and went straight back to his 415 so that does not inspire much confidense.

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aCK! ok. i havent given up on 415 yet.. like you. gonna have to test some more. im leaning towards going back to the old suspension. or maybe belt isnt just for me. thats why i was leaning towards the evoIV.
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So is there anything good about the IV or should i get a 415 as xmas is coming round the corner soon so i've got to make my mind up if i want a tamiya from usa as i don't want to pay 445 quid over here in rip off britian which is about $820

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Originally posted by Chazz
So is there anything good about the IV or should i get a 415 as xmas is coming round the corner soon so i've got to make my mind up if i want a tamiya from usa as i don't want to pay 445 quid over here in rip off britian which is about $820

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415ms edition gets my vote, shud be out for christmas as well. But that is only as long as you can fit the old suspension on it as well as the new stuff. Rick
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