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Old 03-08-2011, 11:03 AM   #61
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Well i have to give it a check since i'm not using any servo saver.Aniway if i would i'm gonna get an Xray Servo saver ( 1/18th) ,the stock one is to soft.
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Old 03-08-2011, 04:44 PM   #62
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Centre Shock Oil

anyone know which weight oil is in the centre shock?
Carisma have replied that it's 25wt oil
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Get a Hi tec 82mg, or your servo brand size equivalent, then you can use a standard Kimbrough servo saver, just trim the excess of the top, and you'll need to get the adjustable turnbuckles. I used AE 1/12 scale ball cups and whatever small blue Carisma adj. turnbuckles my LHS had on the shelf. Shave the mounting ear (82mg) just enough so that it does not stick through the bottom of the chassis and hit the ground. Also you'll need to make a top mount to hold the servo down. Look at my previous post in this thread, I've tried a number of ways to get rid of the SLOW stock servo and this has been by far the best, most durable solution.



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Old 03-21-2011, 12:31 PM   #64
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Hello guys !

I realised I have this car and I see it has potential ( ? ) , so I might enter a big project . I have the old F14 which came as RTR . I got it with my HP printer a few years ago ( ) and it was the Williams F1 ( R. Schumacher ) version . I drove it a few times and was very impressed with the speed ( I wasn't into RC racing back then ) . Then the battery exploded and basically that was it , it stayed in the dust . Now I found this thread , and it would be great if I could make it a serious hobby car . Now it is in a pretty toy state ( if any of you know how the original F14 looks like - yok know what I mean ) , with horrible plastics , Carisma radio , ESC/receiver in one box and a standard servo . However , since I am in 1:10 and 1:18 on road racing I have some ESCs which could do the job , some 5 cell 1:18 batteries possibly ? Any help would be great !

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What you have is a completely different car not upgradable to become a F14 EVO.

If you're not racing it against anyone, I would just enjoy it as is. But if you if you want a car that is faster than it should be, get a F14 EVO and put a brushless/lipo combo in it. I only have a 5.4 Tekin mini rage and it is way faster than it needs to be for the size track I run it on.
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Good luck for your built Urabus,that formula is very different from what we have now. About the Futaba direct fit servo: spline size is weird,it have it's own size so i wasn't able to use the X-Ray servo saver nor the stock one. I'm looking for something to use with it.
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:50 PM   #67
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anyone still running these ? are foams and hop-ups still available?
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You can get Carisma Dish wheels and get some foam for M-Chassis cars and glue them , this is what i'm doing in mine, but i rather use Rubbers
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anyone still running these ? are foams and hop-ups still available?
Do you a have tire truer? Get the rims for foams and put 1/12 scale tires on and cut to size. Wide range of compounds to choose from.
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what arbor would you need? have a dusty tire truer waiting to be used
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what about decals? or prepainted bodies?
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anyone on the arbor size?
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Do 1/12 tires fit this car (and the original toy F14 if perhaps someone knows)?
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Nope!
Custom tires.
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It seems I will have to find some foam and glue it to my old wheels...
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