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Old 07-09-2004, 06:05 PM   #16
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Depends on the track. Right there I was geared for the Reedy Race at Tamiya. I had a final drive of 5.75. That's pretty high though. What kind of track are you running on?
Tiny track. 50 x 30 carpet track.
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heres my hop up infested xxx-s
elecs are a bit diff now tho
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Old 07-09-2004, 06:17 PM   #18
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That's not bad. I've seen ones with everything you've got plus aluminum arms, and spindles. The thing I don't like about the bell cranks you have, is they're too rigid. You hit a wall and the energy from the impact has to go somewhere. So it's either going to bend and you'll not know why it's handling is screwd now, or it'll break something else, possibly a chassis.

Not sure on carpet. Never run it. Are you running foams or rubber tires.
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Old 07-09-2004, 06:45 PM   #19
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yea im most concerned about the bellcranks as well. they came in a package deal so what the hell. I have the originals so im alright there. The other stuff shouldnt be effected at all by crashes. Im running rubber on asphalt at the moment.
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Old 07-09-2004, 08:18 PM   #20
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Tiny track. 50 x 30 carpet track.
I'm not sure on carpet because I've never run it. If you're running rubber tires, I'd say start with a 6.8 to 7.0 and go from there.
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Hey sorry guys i havent been able to post lately. On the Black belt would you really see a difference? I just want a bigger advantage.

Oh yah, On the speedtech shock towers. Those are lighter and have more wholes for the camber link than on the original XXX-S shock towers. Whould those help?
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i had my chassis CNCed made for great driving never tweaked at all just twisted a tity bit to be more forgiving on asphalt
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Did you mill it all the way through the wall or partially?
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On the Black belt would you really see a difference? I just want a bigger advantage.
Definitely. It gets rid of the severe "kink" where the belt wraps around the tension pulley. It also allows you to run the belt a little looser, which in turn frees up the drive train even more. You can't buy a better upgrade for $20 (roughly what the black belt kit costs).
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Old 07-11-2004, 08:55 PM   #25
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The black belt kit is probably the single biggest improvement you can make to the car itself. The Speedtech towers are OK. The rear one seemed to flex a lot. I broke two of them. And personally, I'm not into the whole SSG thing. I'm getting some of the prototype MegaTune 2 XXXS towers from PRP to test. I had some of the old style ones and liked them better. They're beefier (sp?) than the Speedtech ones. Normally I'd just run the stock towers but the MT2 towers have an additional row of shock mounting holes that are higher. I'll be using them to test the Tamiya shocks on the car since the Tamiyas are longer than the Losi fronts.
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If you have a desire to make your car blingy, I think the Tamiya shocks are the best bang for your buck you can get. Not only do they make the car look exotic and add a lot of red, but they are a huge improvement as far as perfomance goes.

The aluminum roll center blocks are also worthwhile as they are different heights then the stock blocks. They look nice and offer different tuning options.

Question: Does anyone know anywhere that has the white ball cups in stock (LOSA6015)?
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Question: Does anyone know anywhere that has the white ball cups in stock (LOSA6015)?
Give me an email, I got some.
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WOW!!! That's an awesome ride. Is yours with the chassis that had cnc work done on it?
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I got my PRP Towers in today. I'll post a pic once I get them on the car and the Tamiya shocks on it.
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