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Old 01-25-2006, 01:46 PM   #451
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"An industrious individual could make a little money selling "Old-Skool" arms that were milled down, especially if they provided dead even caster and camber on each side"

I take a couple sets when that "industrious individual" starts producing.............
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[QUOTE=Nick-C]I have found that when it comes to the Rev.4 you should do what Bruce says and he says lower the steering block!

All joking aside Bruce is the master of setting a car up. His understanding of suspension geometry and creating efficient suspension is second to none. [QUOTE]

You speak the truth.
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You speak the truth.
I gotta frame that!!

Most people think I am full of it =)
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My setup works surprisingly well for doubling off scott jakes speed 8 body. Although Money's car did a triple!
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My setup works surprisingly well for doubling off scott jakes speed 8 body. Although Money's car did a triple!
Ahh good times.

Money broke a what? Huh? A T-bar? What's that
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Old 01-26-2006, 01:37 PM   #456
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Most people think I am full of it =)
Yeah, but they're probably all T-Bar people.
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There's nothing wrong with T-bars! I have 3 shimming the leg to my table even right now.
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Hi Guys,

Hope everyone is doing well.

Good news. Carbon Fiber is on its way, and Rev.4 kits, conversions, etc. will be shipping soon. The on-line store has been updated.

I just wanted to say thank you to all the customers who have been very patiently waiting to order a kit.

They should start shipping Tuesday or Weds of next week, and we'll get as many out the door as humanly possible before we have to leave for the Snowbirds.

The "News" section has been updated with our schedule.

Thanks again. Hope to see some of you at the Birds.

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If I am using red spring,40wt ae oil, blue side springs and .020 front springs on med traction carpet with jack the gripper - what would you use in the damper tubes - 10k????????? (and ride ht is 4/3.5/4) and purple/gray jacos.

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Hi DLM2005,

That set-up seems pretty solid. I would start with 7,000 in the tubes, and you should be on the money.

Good luck and have fun.

Take care.-Bruce
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Cool, Thanks Bruce.

By the way, 2:24 am, what was on the late movie???????????????

...........and to all the Speed Merchant team, kick some a** down south!!
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Bruce,

Why run 40t, heavy spring, and 7,000 in the tubes, but also run blue(soft) side springs, could you explain?

Thanks
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Bruce,
One other question - what is the measurement from middle to middle of the two screws that hold the side links - on my car it measures 2.14 inch or 54.4mm - 1st attached pic. I presently have it adjusted so the links are very free - no binding.

2nd pic wiring using 16 gague to motor - (servo on this car to be replaced later this afternoon with a Z3650). DLM (with a .020 Speed 8 body this car weighs in at 800 grams - 5.5 will be trimed dowm when the new servo is mounted)
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