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Old 01-18-2007, 06:52 PM   #1096
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Does anyone have any photos of brushless systems in a Rev4 or Rev4.5?
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Old 01-18-2007, 07:06 PM   #1097
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Does anyone know if Bruce will be at the January Jam?or know how to reach him?
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Old 01-18-2007, 07:33 PM   #1098
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Bruce e-mailed me last week that he was heading down on Saturday.
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Dumas has had novak and tekin brushless systems in his car on and off over the past year. Bruce has become a pro at routing all those wires so they don't interfere with the pod movement. I'll see if he has a pic of a good install.
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Anyone know if there is a difference when you countersink the upper pod plate and use countersunk screws instead of the button heads.

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Anyone know if there is a difference when you countersink the upper pod plate and use countersunk screws instead of the button heads.

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Hey Johnny,

You can mount the body a bit lower in the back and not get the little scratches in the paint you sometimes get from the button heads. Just be extremely careful when you countersink the holes, if they aren't aligned properly you run the risk of tweaking the rear pod when you tighten them down......
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I think the risks outweigh the gains with countersinking the rear upper pod plate. Ian is right, if they aren't perfect, you'll have a pod that is tweaked and continuously under tension.
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Sounds good. One less thing I wont try to mess up.
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Bruce e-mailed me last week that he was heading down on Saturday.
Too Funny,

And people say that Bruce is hard to get ahold of. Simply not true.

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Another age old question.... What is the preferred method to mount the servo? I'm currently on angled blocks. I want to try laying it down flat. It seems I'd have to dremel into the chassis to make the servo saver fit. Whats the best alignment position for the steering linkages? I've hear and seen all sorts from angled forward to straight across and down, etc, etc..
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actually whats funny is I emailed Bruce on monday and stiil havent had a reply
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Old 01-24-2007, 03:05 PM   #1107
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And people say that Bruce is hard to get ahold of. Simply not true.


I know a dozen or more people, at least in this thread alone, that would disagree with you.

Fantastic product, but the general population customer suffers from Bruce's devotion to the team sometimes, IMHO.




BTW, has anyone found any photos of a brushless in a Rev4 yet?
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I've never posted pictures before, hope I did this right!

Here are a couple of shots of mine. I put it in last weekend. A Novak GTB with a 13.5. I need to get some TQ drag wire to clean up some of the bulk of wiring, but no biggie.

The sensor wires are a bit too long, but I think with the TQ drag wire, it won't be too bad. Even as it sits, I didn't notice ANY tweaking from all that wire.


It may look ugly under the skin, but now that I've driven brushless, I never want to go back to brushed.
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Another age old question.... What is the preferred method to mount the servo? I'm currently on angled blocks. I want to try laying it down flat. It seems I'd have to dremel into the chassis to make the servo saver fit. Whats the best alignment position for the steering linkages? I've hear and seen all sorts from angled forward to straight across and down, etc, etc..
The most popular mehod of mounting the servo is flat to the chassis. Mount your servo with the right side of the servo touching the arm. This will allow the steering turnbuckles to be swept forward, providing the proper ackerman.

Also, the entire team is running the newest Kimbro large servo saver (dark grey color), and yes you do have to grind a bit of the chassis for it to fit properly. Go slow, and make sure you dont go all the way through the chassis.
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[QUOTE=ApexSpeed]I know a dozen or more people, at least in this thread alone, that would disagree with you.

Fantastic product, but the general population customer suffers from Bruce's devotion to the team sometimes, IMHO.

QUOTE]

Trust me, we all feel your pain. Bruce is a very busy guy, and has a million things going at once. This is the main reason he has such a large group of drivers... so we can pitch in to help in situations like this.

Please post your question, and I'll get you pointed in the right direction.
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