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Old 06-07-2011, 07:00 PM
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Got Bored so thought id share some pics of my car after a re-wire after getting new Batteries. Sorry for the pic quality, from my iPhone. Thats is the Prototype Smokem Topdeck.
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Originally Posted by DJGonzo69 View Post
LittleAlex- Team HB brought some to the Reedy Race. so I managed to grab a couple.

Hanulec- With the LTC-R I had alot of front scrub speed. with the Subaru it got rid of it. The car had a lot more high corner speed.
Wow....Nice that you got 2! Hiro is a very nice guy, HB should be glad to have him on board! BTW love the Jaccs paint scheme!
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Non-engrish translation, "It turns better and finishes the corner better."

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Hey Art, what's happening! This is Carl the guy that sat behind you and your son at the Reedy Race. Thought I'd say Hello!
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Got Bored so thought id share some pics of my car after a re-wire after getting new Batteries. Sorry for the pic quality, from my iPhone. Thats is the Prototype Smokem Topdeck.
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couple of questions if you dont mind answering them

I see your running the mod to change the front inboard toe in. what toe bar are you use FR ? I put one of the 3Racing jobs on and had to mill down the bar to get the steering to clear it. Also are you running standard knuckles and acherman ?

Where did you get your black servo wire from ? Been trying to find this for a while now

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Originally Posted by Yokomo_Ant3 View Post
Got Bored so thought id share some pics of my car after a re-wire after getting new Batteries. Sorry for the pic quality, from my iPhone. Thats is the Prototype Smokem Topdeck.

Nice man thort id share mine too also ive dyed some spurs
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Hi,

Ive noticed alot of drivers r using different steering knuckles, are they xray, yokomo, tamiya.....?

If so what r the part numbers for these and do they need extra shimming?
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Matt, I have used Xray ones, you need to remove 1mm from the ackerman spacers on the steering bell to get the arms as they where with the standard HB ones. also know a few who use the 3Racing Zero ones as they are cheaper and actually come in pairs

theres a question, why the hell does HPI/HB sell the set as a knucle and a rear hub, rather than pairs of them, its a pain in the
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Originally Posted by G4ZZ4 View Post
Nice man thort id share mine too also ive dyed some spurs
Purple, did you do that, how?

Originally Posted by Matt W View Post
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Ive noticed alot of drivers r using different steering knuckles, are they xray, yokomo, tamiya.....?

If so what r the part numbers for these and do they need extra shimming?
I use Yokomo's blue aluminum ones, then fits.

Wait, could somebody tell me if is possible to change the color of aluminum stuff into purple?

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Same thing for suspension arms....

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Matt, I have used Xray ones, you need to remove 1mm from the ackerman spacers on the steering bell to get the arms as they where with the standard HB ones. also know a few who use the 3Racing Zero ones as they are cheaper and actually come in pairs

theres a question, why the hell does HPI/HB sell the set as a knucle and a rear hub, rather than pairs of them, its a pain in the
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Antoni

couple of questions if you dont mind answering them

I see your running the mod to change the front inboard toe in. what toe bar are you use FR ? I put one of the 3Racing jobs on and had to mill down the bar to get the steering to clear it. Also are you running standard knuckles and acherman ?

Where did you get your black servo wire from ? Been trying to find this for a while now

cheers
Sure no worries I am using a 1.0 Block FR and FF. I also have 1.5 FR and FF made up to try and test. I am using Tamiya Steering knuckles (you remove the bottom hat in the c-hub and place it underneath and they fit) With 2mm Ackerman shim. Have been using this combo for the past 4-5 Months.

And I coulour all my Wire in, ive just shortened the servo wire and use a Sharpie The Motor/Esc wire is the LRP/Nosram stuff.

Hope that answers everything, if you have any other questions just shoot me a PM

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Nice man thort id share mine too also ive dyed some spurs
Spurs look great, Ryan showed me his at the Classic If only I used my SP esc and that on my car...
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Can you tell me why the steering is turned upside down ??

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Originally Posted by Yokomo_Ant3 View Post
Got Bored so thought id share some pics of my car after a re-wire after getting new Batteries. Sorry for the pic quality, from my iPhone. Thats is the Prototype Smokem Topdeck.
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wow i guess theres a few other things to get after checking the tcx kit alum.bearing holders,belt tentioner,a good set of bearings "rubber sealed" !(come on)!things i was inpressed with was the spool and the cabon bumper plate but the last cyclone i purchaced was a hara ed. i just kept upgrading the same car after that!
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Originally Posted by hi-tech-redneck View Post
wow i guess theres a few other things to get after checking the tcx kit alum.bearing holders,belt tentioner,a good set of bearings "rubber sealed" !(come on)!things i was inpressed with was the spool and the cabon bumper plate but the last cyclone i purchaced was a hara ed. i just kept upgrading the same car after that!
not sure if you really need the aluminum bearing holders - the plastic ones work just fine and the notch is significantly more noticable on the plastic then any of my other cyclones...

you have a belt tensioner - again, not really sure an aluminum one will get you much more performance

the kit bearings are actually very good - in my opinion - i'd say unless you run on a really dusty dirty track, just use the kit ones and replace with avid bearings when needed avid's can't be beat for $1/bearing for non-ceramic...really don't think a $200 set of bocca ceramic ones will improve the car all that much - but again, that's my opinion (and I'm kinda cheap )
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