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Old 10-04-2010, 07:47 AM
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Old 10-04-2010, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by RCknight View Post
Not sure if I would have any faith in them but has anyone tried these from RC mart? They look skimpy and there's only two settings. Would would rather see Xray test and design them. http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...ay-t3-204.html post 3050

What is the benefit of having the camber links vertical instead of on the shock tower?
Also, is there a release date on the car yet?
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What is the benefit of having the camber links vertical instead of on the shock tower?
Also, is there a release date on the car yet?
So you can raise the link position by much smaller increments rather than by a couple of holes on the tower.
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Originally Posted by RCknight View Post
Not sure if I would have any faith in them but has anyone tried these from RC mart? They look skimpy and there's only two settings. Would would rather see Xray test and design them. http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...ay-t3-204.html post 3050
I haven't been able to find them at RC Mart.

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Old 10-04-2010, 02:54 PM
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so is there going to be a conversion kit?

So far all i can find is:
301131 - bottom deck
301192 - upper deck
302506 - dual servo saver set, now i presume this is everything thats needed? like the servo saver set for the t2/t3

everything else seems to be the same.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by xray09ACT View Post
so is there going to be a conversion kit?

So far all i can find is:
301131 - bottom deck
301192 - upper deck
302506 - dual servo saver set, now i presume this is everything thats needed? like the servo saver set for the t2/t3

everything else seems to be the same.
I'm pretty sure when Paul and Drew got the prototype items for the IIC it was just those parts and not complete kits either and then they just transfered over their existing parts.

On second thought I may have to retract the above, as I forgot that the complete cars come with the aluminum already mounted to the chassiss, so they may have been complete kits and then just transfered the remainder of their existing cars.

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Old 10-04-2010, 03:11 PM
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I know the original T3's had an issue with the suspension arm mounts pulling through the chassis in a hard hit, and I've been known to have some hard hits...

Since it doesn't seem to be in the 2011 car, is it worth getting the lower arm [rear] suspension brace [302048-O] with the car and building it that way, at least for me starting out with the new car? Looking everything over that I can get my hands on, that's really the only optional part I really see myself "needing", at least until I feel confident enough with the car that I won't have a hard hit without help.

I understand that brace will stiffen up the rear of the car a bit, I'm sure I can tune around that, if need be.

Broken parts at some point or another are a fact of life, but I'd prefer not to break a chassis plate, they're expensive.
So does anyone have an opinion on this? Good insurance, or unnecessary expense?
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:16 PM
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I don't think the rear is needed. Some day it keeps the toe consistant in the back but I've never had issues with the two piece ones in the rear
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by HarryLeach View Post
So does anyone have an opinion on this? Good insurance, or unnecessary expense?
I run the one piece parts in the front and back. I had a very slight rear toe difference in the back with the two piece items but the one piece fixed this up, I also did not notice a performance difference between the 2 items. Looks like with a new kit you'd only have to buy the 1 piece for the back. I'd get it myself.
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Yea I agree. I've never seen an issue with them pulling through on the rear, and I've never personally experienced any inconsistencies from running the independent blocks. I don't think you need the 1 piece, but it may not be a bad thing to have in the parts box if you've got a little extra $ and want the insurance.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Skiddins View Post
I haven't been able to find them at RC Mart.

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What you are looking for was posted by RCMarket, not RC Mart. I would usually do a search in a attempt to get a link to post, but if you've ever tried to navigate rcmarket.com.hk you'll understand why I'm not going to bother in this case. That site reminds me of how browsing the internet was 14 years ago
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:43 PM
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I wonder if the t3 2011 will come with the one piece rear, as even the t3r does. Yes all four blocks are one piece on the t3r
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Originally Posted by BlackedOutREVO View Post
I don't think the rear is needed. Some day it keeps the toe consistant in the back but I've never had issues with the two piece ones in the rear
Originally Posted by Johnny Wishbone View Post
I run the one piece parts in the front and back. I had a very slight rear toe difference in the back with the two piece items but the one piece fixed this up, I also did not notice a performance difference between the 2 items. Looks like with a new kit you'd only have to buy the 1 piece for the back. I'd get it myself.
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Yea I agree. I've never seen an issue with them pulling through on the rear, and I've never personally experienced any inconsistencies from running the independent blocks. I don't think you need the 1 piece, but it may not be a bad thing to have in the parts box if you've got a little extra $ and want the insurance.
Thanks guys. As I said, I don't replace cars very often [this will be the first time in 4 years upgrading my electric TC], so money's not as big of a focus as longevity and performance. If there's no noticeable negative effect on performance, I'll get the rear brace when I order my kit.

Thanks again.
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Old 10-04-2010, 04:17 PM
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if it comes with a one or two piece toe block? I hope it comes with the one piece. It would be just another item I would need.
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Old 10-04-2010, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by RCknight View Post
if it comes with a one or two piece toe block? I hope it comes with the one piece. It would be just another item I would need.
Dude, seriously, I don't think RC is for you. Manufacturers have "option" and "aftermarket" parts for a reason. Sometimes it's cost, sometimes it's because there's no performance advantage over the things we "want".

You keep wanting everything YOU want in one box, even if it raises the price. Well guess what? You can get what you want, it's just NOT going to be all in one box, so get over it.

I've never put anyone on any message board on ignore, but you're close. This constant whining, nitpicking and "woahisme" attitude is worse than dealing with other people's kids.
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