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Old 09-14-2005, 06:18 PM   #3361
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Just wondering, why would you want to get rid of Torx screws?

They are proven to be superior to a simple hex head screw in every way (except maybe weight, but this car is already light, so that isn't a good reason). They even give you the tool, too!

One of the reasons I bought this car over others was that kind of attention to details.
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Old 09-14-2005, 06:21 PM   #3362
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I guess it's because some people think hex screws are "prettier." Now that I've had this car for several months, I definitely prefer torx screws over hex---you really gotta be trying to strip them out in order to do it.
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Old 09-14-2005, 07:23 PM   #3363
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Err... I just like hex better... thats all....
I didn't say i don't like the torx.....
I'm just a bit lazy sometimes... so... i don't want to go hunt torx screw
around my area....

personal preference... not harm intended.....

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Old 09-14-2005, 07:36 PM   #3364
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Nothing wrong with it, though it just seems like a step backwards to me. Like taking all of the aluminum pieces off to replace them with plastic ones. I know you aren't the only one who doesn't like the Torx, I just am not quite sure why everyone is so stuck on hex-heads.
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Old 09-14-2005, 11:24 PM   #3365
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i am looking for good carpet setup for my car.stock rubber decent traction and 3.0 carpet . rear end is just a little loose and i dont really mind experimenting with new stuff just have little time at the track so i need it to be close when i get there. thanks
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Old 09-14-2005, 11:28 PM   #3366
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rcscrewz.com sells a nice hex screw kit for the RDX with plenty of extras. There's nothing wrong with the torx I guess, just a matter of preference.
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Old 09-14-2005, 11:30 PM   #3367
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I'll be working on an updated rubber tire setup soon. The current setups that are on Corally USA's website are good starting points. Probably try using rob's setup first without the sways and go from there.

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Nothing wrong with it, though it just seems like a step backwards to me. Like taking all of the aluminum pieces off to replace them with plastic ones. I know you aren't the only one who doesn't like the Torx, I just am not quite sure why everyone is so stuck on hex-heads.
Let folks do what the hell they wanna do ...
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thanks i appreciate the help
has anyone tried a ride honda on this car?
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thanks i appreciate the help
has anyone tried a ride honda on this car?
Yea. It feels very similar to the Mazda 6 (with the same setup). It is slightly more aggressive though. I like it a lot!
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rcscrewz.com sells a nice hex screw kit for the RDX with plenty of extras. There's nothing wrong with the torx I guess, just a matter of preference.
The screw heads are the wrong pitch so none of the screws sit flush. Not a huge deal except for all the ones on the bottom of the chassis.

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The screw heads are the wrong pitch so none of the screws sit flush. Not a huge deal except for all the ones on the bottom of the chassis.

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I would stick with the stock screws unless you want Ti screws. If you want tTi screws that fit perfectly, try Tamiya Ti screws, perfect fit and can be found cheap on ebay.
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I'm using my yok's Ti screw(still have few laying around).... soo..
thats why i am ditching some of the torx...

now... with the carpet top deck.. man.. it is thick as heck.
I think i can jib someone in the head and knock him out with it!!

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...Like taking all of the aluminum pieces off to replace them with plastic ones....
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Old 09-15-2005, 12:41 PM   #3375
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Sorry, I guess I'll keep my opinions to myself from now on. Glad you guys are so accepting of other's viewpoints.


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