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Old 11-06-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
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Default Instructions on epa/dual rate for a 28mm foam TC

I am getting confused here...Is the correct order:

1. Set Dual Rate to maximum
2. Set steering trims until car drives straight
2. Set EPA for left and right turns
3. Do "circles" test to ensure that the steering is the same to the left and right.

My issue is with step 3. My XXX-S has a one foot wider turning radius on left turn circles than right hand circles. If I increase the EPA to correct this, the wheels cuts through the shocks lower eyelid mount.

Thanks for your help.
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Old 11-06-2004, 01:26 PM   #2
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- Adjust trim so your car goes straight.
- Adjust Dual rates to 100%.
- Adjust Epa so that you have an equal radius turn each way(on the track). As much throw as possible(no binding though).
- Adjust dual rates down to what you like.
- Check L and R turning radius on the track.
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Old 11-06-2004, 01:31 PM   #3
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With the xxx-s, you need thick hex hubs for 28mm wheels. You can use either the AE graphite ones or the AE FT clamping ones. They are a good bit thicker and will give you alot more clearance between the shock eyelets and rims.
The problem with unequal steering on the xxx-s is the result of poor design. Look at the draglink. See how the ballstud on the drag link is way off to the left side?(looking from the rear diffcase). I corrected this by finding the dead center of the draglink and drilling another hole there. I put the ballstud in that hole and installed a long-style ballcup used for camber in offroaders, and a standard RPM short ballcup on the stock tierod. Works great, I get perfectly even steering. I have heard of some people putting the ballstud in the right hole(again, looking from the back of the car).
Make sure to check your tweak also.
Hope this helps.
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Losi Will, where did you get your avatar from?
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his avatar is probibly art from a white dwarf magazine [ magazine on warhammar 40k]


and for the dual rate thing you can only really do that at your track......
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Thanks guys.
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Old 11-07-2004, 06:21 AM   #7
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jeel.......sorry i couldnt give you more info im kinda trying to find the 3pk manual witch tell you all this mumbo jumbo about dual rate and epa . . . . . and im to dumb[at the moment] to remember what it all does

anyway . . .cya
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Losi Will, where did you get your avatar from?
It's a screenshot from Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War. I couldn't get it any lighter so it's isn't very clear.
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