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Old 10-13-2006, 02:47 PM   #856
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I had 6 or 7 blocks to choose from, so I picked the closest two. Right now, with no paper/header stock under them, I'm at 2 degrees. So that's a perfect place to start, right?
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Old 10-13-2006, 04:38 PM   #857
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Yes, 2 degrees is a good place to start and if needed depending on tire wear add or take out more shims. Good luck...
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Old 10-13-2006, 04:46 PM   #858
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Yes, 2 degrees is a good place to start and if needed depending on tire wear add or take out more shims. Good luck...
Mike 1 of the main reasons why I got the 4.5 is the fact that you are willing to help us with setup I don't want to ride your led or anything, but only a few of the cars i owned did I ever get to ask a pro driver for help/setup just want to say thanks for your support.....ps hope u don't change to AE next year
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Old 10-13-2006, 04:58 PM   #859
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Its all good, no one is bothering me. I like to help people and definately no AE, or anyone else I will stay with Speedmerchant for a while...
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Old 10-14-2006, 04:31 PM   #860
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Mike is actually really good with the set-up on his 4.5.

Now....if he just keeps on practicing his driving skills, we'll move him up to the "A" team. LOL.

Hope everyone is having a nice weekend.-Bruce
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Old 10-15-2006, 06:59 PM   #861
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Are the pod plates on the 4.5 lowered, like the IRS ones?
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Old 10-15-2006, 07:24 PM   #862
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Bruce/Mike three quick questions:

1. If everything setup wise stayed the same what would changing the damper lube from 20k diff lube as you have it down to 10k diff lube and also down to 7k diff lube do to the handling?

2. Why would you go thicker or thinner in damper lube?

3. Whate would happen if you left everything the same in your setup but changed the white side springs to red and what would prompt you to do something like that?

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Old 10-15-2006, 10:10 PM   #863
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Are the pod plates on the 4.5 lowered, like the IRS ones?
As far as I know, the pod plates and rear axle are IRS parts that comes in the SpeedMerchant kits. That's one of the selling points.....the best stuff is already included.
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Old 10-16-2006, 07:36 AM   #864
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Mockerman and Bruce, thank you for steering me in the direction of buying a Speedmerchant. Best car I have ever driven. The car responds very well to small changes. Can't believe the amount of corner speed it carries. In one weekend, I think I am over my t-bar addiction.

This is going to be a fun season!
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Old 10-17-2006, 12:50 PM   #865
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Speedmerchant racers what is the difference with the rev 4.4 and the rev 4.5?
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Old 10-17-2006, 01:28 PM   #866
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Speedmerchant racers what is the difference with the rev 4.4 and the rev 4.5?
Last I knew there wasn't a 4.4. The difference between the Rev.4 and the Rev.4.5 is the rear pod. Speedmerchant is now using the new 4 screw Irs pod plates. The new pod was designed so that the motor will drop out the bottom of the rear pod. That is the biggest change.

For more information, see their website here: http://www.teamspeedmerchant.com/Rev45Conversion.html
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Old 10-17-2006, 06:32 PM   #867
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I paid For my car Oct 2 n dand was told it was shipped and Ide have it in 2 or 3 days as a new owner I'm not happy with their service at all ....we will see if i get a car or a refund
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Old 10-17-2006, 07:52 PM   #868
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Customworksking-I am not making any excuses for Team Speedmerchant but unfortunately at this time Bruce is not only the owner but the sole worker bee at Speedmerchant. I know he has been sick for the past few to five days but I am sure he mostlikely has sent out your order or at least is working on it. I guess things are done slower up in New Hampshire, lol. All joking aside I am sure you will be happy with the product once you get it.
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Old 10-17-2006, 08:15 PM   #869
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I know what U mean ....when I paid I made a note to let me know when and how it was shipped 3/4 days later he said he was out of town and he did get my order and it was shipped and i will have it 2 to 3 days well it's been 8 days from that date..I don't know if its lost in the mail nothing.....we will see
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[QUOTE=timmay70]Last I knew there wasn't a 4.4. The difference between the Rev.4 and the Rev.4.5 is the rear pod. Speedmerchant is now using the new 4 screw Irs pod plates. The new pod was designed so that the motor will drop out the bottom of the rear pod. That is the biggest change.

Great thank you the 4.4 i saw was a conversion kit on the speedmerchant site the .4 is for 4cells.

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