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Old 11-29-2011, 11:04 PM   #3736
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Drill a hole in the chassis and use one servo mount in the center of the chassis. Carefully drill out hole then carefully countersink with bigger drill bit.
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I agree! But once I get it dialed you most likely wont hear much from me as I will be racing and onto the next thing that catches my attention. Right now this has my focus as I hate it when things get the better of me. I kinda obsess on them a bit.

I may come back to help the next Mera'din that comes along!
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Old 11-30-2011, 08:34 AM   #3737
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Better to buy a proper 45 deg countersink drill bit for like $8



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Drill bits for Countersinks aren't a wise idea.
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Old 11-30-2011, 09:43 AM   #3738
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Do you guys set your shock collars in the same position between the left and right side? Or is there a little difference so that the ride height on left and right is the same?

My car is pretty good balanced, but some guys told me to adjust the collars on every shock independent. I'm used to used to use the same setting left/right from offroad.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:23 AM   #3739
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I agree! But once I get it dialed you most likely wont hear much from me as I will be racing and onto the next thing that catches my attention. Right now this has my focus as I hate it when things get the better of me. I kinda obsess on them a bit.

I may come back to help the next Mera'din that comes along!
Having seen the track and reading about fast sweeping bends I fear that the issue is more your driving than the set up of the car. Surely that track isn't suitable for 1/10 TC's?
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:50 AM   #3740
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Do you guys set your shock collars in the same position between the left and right side? Or is there a little difference so that the ride height on left and right is the same?

My car is pretty good balanced, but some guys told me to adjust the collars on every shock independent. I'm used to used to use the same setting left/right from offroad.
I start with them exactly the same using calipers, and then adjust them independently with the car on a tweak station to get any small amounts of tweak out of the car. If they are off by more than a few tenths of a MM I will go through the car to find the source of the tweak.
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Old 11-30-2011, 12:46 PM   #3741
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I start with them exactly the same using calipers, and then adjust them independently with the car on a tweak station to get any small amounts of tweak out of the car. If they are off by more than a few tenths of a MM I will go through the car to find the source of the tweak.
Is a tweak station really worth it? I think I'll get a setup station first before getting a tweak station. I hate it use my friends setup station every time and the difference is big between 1 extra of less camber. Some don't care about 1 less or more, but I want my car as consistent as possible.
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:58 PM   #3742
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I don't use it all that often but they aren't that expensive. I think I paid $30 for my tweak station.
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Old 11-30-2011, 04:52 PM   #3743
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Is a tweak station really worth it? I think I'll get a setup station first before getting a tweak station. I hate it use my friends setup station every time and the difference is big between 1 extra of less camber. Some don't care about 1 less or more, but I want my car as consistent as possible.
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HUDY-Exclu...item1c215c866e

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Old 11-30-2011, 10:56 PM   #3744
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Thanks for the link! That's a very nice price! Are you the seller or have stumbled on it while browsing ebay?
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Thanks for the link! That's a very nice price! Are you the seller or have stumbled on it while browsing ebay?
Coincidentally, I'm the seller

I'll post to Belgium if you cover postage costs.

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Think youll find most pros don't use tweak stations. If you are precise when you build the car they aren't required
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Think youll find most pros don't use tweak stations. If you are precise when you build the car they aren't required
If the weight balance from corner to corner is even slightly out you will get tweak, no matter how carefully to do up the screws etc.

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Old 12-01-2011, 03:29 PM   #3748
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Coincidentally, I'm the seller

I'll post to Belgium if you cover postage costs.

Any questions, let me know.
Got overbidded But they are a bit cheaper in Belgium than in the UK so I didn't wanna bid too high.
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Old 12-02-2011, 07:32 AM   #3749
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Shoot! Looks like I wont be able to race tonight so I wont be testing out my settings this week. You guys get a week off from my pestering!

Just Kidding! Morgoth, I use a setup board that has the tweak station built in. It is an Integy one. I find it a little difficult to use as you can see the bubble when the car is on the board. Kinda a silly design in my opionion. What I have been doing is measuring the gaps on the sides of the arm and the board to take care of the tweak.

I was very surprised to see how much tweak my car had! Everything balanced well on my balance buttons but once I put it on the tweak station there were huge differences. Bottom line, even if the car balances right to left, it can still be outta tweak. Check it. A mentor at my track checks his tweak after every race as there is a lot of contact on our small track.

Speaking of balance...how are you guys balancing your cars front to rear. Not the actual how as I have scales and know "how" to do it, but what percentages are you using? More front bias, rear bias, even front to rear?
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Old 12-02-2011, 08:13 AM   #3750
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Thanks for the link! That's a very nice price! Are you the seller or have stumbled on it while browsing ebay?
To me a tweak station is worth every penny. If your buddy has a setup station and not a tweak station buy the tweak and share it with him.
This way you wont feel bad
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