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Old 04-17-2003, 11:12 AM
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Thanks for the input. How do you like the spool?
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Old 04-17-2003, 12:23 PM
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Here's my 2 cents on the spool,I do like using one on a large track with wide lanes,On a smaller track with smaller lanes it pushed real bad exiting the corners(maybe I had the wrong set up)It does work real good on a bigger track.
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Old 04-17-2003, 12:58 PM
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I guess the only difference between a spool and a one-way is that you have more off-power steering with the spool, but more on-power steering with the one-way? Or am I screwed up some where?
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Old 04-17-2003, 01:20 PM
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I guess the only difference between a spool and a one-way is that you have more off-power steering with the spool, but more on-power steering with the one-way? Or am I screwed up some where?
I think you have it backwards, but otherwise correct.
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Old 04-17-2003, 01:28 PM
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As for the Spool - Dicey hits it on the head (sorry madcap magician... have another brew!!)

The spool is going to push like a raped ape off power... and on power, you have a ton of steering.. While our track at SRS is by no means open.. the spool certainly did make on power turns fast... sweepers and chicanes were incredibly fast, but only if you are on power - the moment you get off the power, the steering goes away!

Another huge advantage of the spool is the incredible amount of braking.. this way - you can drive far deeper into a corner and still have the brakes to make a corner if the driver ahead of you leaves it open.


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Old 04-17-2003, 01:31 PM
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TimC - I would say that the jury is still out on the spool - I loved it in my stock car on carpet... in mod it was too unpredictable at speed (it was difficult to keep it going in a straight line on power) Was the car fast through the corner? oh yeah... but it wasn't as easy to drive as the losi normally is

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Old 04-17-2003, 06:04 PM
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What's up you guys. What are the best bearings for the XXX-S? Where can I buy them? Thanks
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Old 04-17-2003, 06:20 PM
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Originally posted by tufferwilde
The spool is going to push like a raped ape off power...
HAHAHA...funny similes
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Old 04-17-2003, 06:22 PM
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the ones that come in the car are pretty good u just have to let them sit in some motor spray in a pill bottle for a few hours then use trinity royal oil or some type of synthetic oil and let them sit for a few min in them. if u need new bearings i would get boca bearing www.bocabearings.com there ceramic bearings are the best

hope i was of some help
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Old 04-17-2003, 06:50 PM
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Does Boca Bearings sell XXX-S Bearings in a package? Is there a place where they sell Boca Bearings in a package for the XXX-S? Thanks
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Old 04-17-2003, 07:07 PM
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im sorry not shure about that but u can email them to find out if they do sell a full set if not u can look in the manual and it will have all the sizes of the bearings in the kit so u can make a set
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Old 04-18-2003, 10:28 AM
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Thanks for the info, bro.
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Old 04-18-2003, 12:19 PM
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my two cents worth on the spool of the XXX-S... it takes a huge toll on my drive train... better to have a one way... seems faster in the straights also...
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Old 04-18-2003, 12:50 PM
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what pistons and oil should i use on asphalt with a one way?
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Old 04-18-2003, 01:05 PM
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30 weight oil front and rear
#56 red shock piston
Red Springs front and back

* you've got to consider also the roll center, shock position and camber link position, start with the stock set-up and improve from there...

- hope this works for you...
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