TC3 Handleing

Old 08-13-2004, 02:19 PM
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i need some general info on how to tight the back on my TC3 up it slideing all over right now this is happening all over the tracking. the track is a sealed outdoor asphalte. i just got the car and i have a novak brushless in it and i am useing the standard setup the team associated recommended for a starting point with cs-27l wheels and tires and a mazda 6 body.
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Sounds like me a couple race ago! Switched to Xray and have no problems. Sorry cant help you there.
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Need your exact setup before giving any advice on setup. Car setups are a balance of things and can' t really say x = this. Also, is the back end sliding entering, in the middle, or exiting corners?

Generally, stiffer springs in the front and softer in the rear could help.
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Old 08-13-2004, 03:29 PM
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Front

0 degree- caster
2 degree- kickup
6.3mm- ride height
#2- piston
40wt
gold springs

rear

2 degree - anit squat
3 degree- toe in
-1 degree- chamber
6.3mm ride height
#2 piston
40wt
silver springs

batteries back
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try mounting the rear shocks on the inside hole of the arms and if that isnt enough then move the front shocks in one hole on the tower..
also try moving the battery to the front position....
another thing I do is to tighten the front diff so I can hit the power to straighten it out if it gets loose...
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Try moving the tops of your rear shocks inward & moving to a R3-0 block, removing rear anti-squat

Is rear end "skidding out" or "spinning out"

Try that and tell us how that goes

Nick: Didn't you do really well at the Preworlds with the TC3...or am I getting you confused with someone else?
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Yes Black Kat, that was me I finished 10th in the a-main. It was my first electric race ever since I use to run nitro. Now I'm a full time electric driver!
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Originally posted by Fstng00
batteries back
Move em to the front...makes the car feel a WHOLE LOT more balenced
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Originally posted by Nrctc3
Yes Black Kat, that was me I finished 10th in the a-main. It was my first electric race ever since I use to run nitro. Now I'm a full time electric driver!
Should have stayed with the TC3 man...what made you move to the XRAY?
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Because it started doing the same thing that fstng00 is having problems with. I triple checked everything, tried every setup & the book & couldnt fix it. I ran an Xray & I just like the way it drives. It's completely balanced and has alot more tuning options. In my opinion the Xray is a better car.
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thanks guys i will try that next time i am out and see what happens

and it is skidding around the middle of the turn then when i get out and hammer out og the turn it is side ways. also when i am braking the back kicks out
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the back kicking out under breaking sounds like a diff problem..
I keep the rear as loose as I can get it without slipping and for the front I have it set pretty tight....
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i will check the diff to how would u know if it is slipping
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What is your diffs set at now? If I remember correctly they should be 1/4 turn out for the front & 1/2 turn out for the rear. You may need to rebuild your diffs aswell.
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simple fix is learnin not to snap the throtle just my 2 cents cuz i run bakers setups off the webiste and tehy run perfecto
also r/c tech is nice ppl to help out allot don't get me wrong and i agree with everyone here but also go back to ur quick summary table
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