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Old 02-07-2011, 02:18 PM   #1366
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No. A small hole in the cap to vent the excess air. Here's a pic from a Assoc shock.

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I understand about drilling the hole, but what stops the oil from leaking out? I'm not understanding this, will someone explain to me. Thanks.
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Old 02-07-2011, 02:22 PM   #1367
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I understand about drilling the hole, but what stops the oil from leaking out? I'm not understanding this, will someone explain to me. Thanks.
The Bladder in the shock cap, keeps the oil in the body vrs leaking out the hole in cap.
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Old 02-07-2011, 03:19 PM   #1368
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I understand about drilling the hole, but what stops the oil from leaking out? I'm not understanding this, will someone explain to me. Thanks.
The oil simply relieves the pressure behind the bladder when the piston moves upwards, it helps make zero rebound.
Normally there is a small amount amount of air above the bladder which compresses when the piston moves upwards.

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Old 02-07-2011, 03:21 PM   #1369
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The hole simply relieves the pressure behind the bladder when the piston moves upwards, it helps make zero rebound.
Normally there is a small amount amount of air above the bladder which compresses when the piston moves upwards.

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Old 02-07-2011, 03:40 PM   #1370
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Has anyone measured the corner weights of their car and what were the results?

Mine was;
272g front left
266g front right
302g rear left
302g rear right

This was with 1mm shim at front wishbones and 2mm at the rear.

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Old 02-07-2011, 04:27 PM   #1371
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Has anyone measured the corner weights of their car and what were the results?

Mine was;
272g front left
266g front right
302g rear left
302g rear right

This was with 1mm shim at front wishbones and 2mm at the rear.

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I corner weight my car. I can get you the exact numbers in a few days when I get home, but I'm pretty sure I'm close to 25% on each wheel, total weight at 1380g w/ body.

It's interesting you have the most spread at the front with the left front being the heavier. It's only a 6g difference, but mine was also heavier on the LF with equal rear weight before rechecking for bent screws, equal shock lengths, etc.
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Old 02-07-2011, 05:36 PM   #1372
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I corner weight my car. I can get you the exact numbers in a few days when I get home, but I'm pretty sure I'm close to 25% on each wheel, total weight at 1380g w/ body.

It's interesting you have the most spread at the front with the left front being the heavier. It's only a 6g difference, but mine was also heavier on the LF with equal rear weight before rechecking for bent screws, equal shock lengths, etc.
I'm going to get some carbon fibre plates made with a 3mm hole so they can be put on instead of the shocks, therefor guaranteeing that the shock settings aren't having an effect.

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can someone tell me what the effects of the "hillbilly links" on the front of the t3 11 spec would be,and is this something i would use on low to mid traction carpet?
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Old 02-07-2011, 08:42 PM   #1374
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I would recommend these to start with:

[PAR8053] Parma PSE XRAY T2 Ultimate Bumper
[XRA301203] Xray Impact Absorbing Front Bumper

I've had/raced the T3 for about 2 months and have not broken a part with these item equipped.
I heard that by getting the stiff bumper, you increase your chance in tweaking the chassis. Does anyone have an opinion about this?
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:59 PM   #1375
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Can I get some opinions about spares now that this car has been out for a while now. What recommendations or spare parts should I always have in my bag for this car? TYIA
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:01 PM   #1376
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New T3'11 bits at Nurnberg:





Where can I purchase the weights?
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:06 PM   #1377
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Where can I purchase the weights?
RC America got some if not all you see in on their last shipment from XRAY so ask your local shop to place an order for you with them if they haven't already.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:13 PM   #1378
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Thanks Fred, C ya at the track
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Thanks Fred, C ya at the track
My pleasure, see ya soon.
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My pleasure, see ya soon.
Even though I'm a Tamiya fanboy, guys like Fred make me want an Xray

Maybe if I can scam him into a few days of driving and setup lessons hmmm....
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