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Old 12-21-2011, 04:28 PM   #211
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What centre shock is that and also I see the front shock mount has extra holes have you tried them and how did the handling change?

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What centre shock is that and also I see the front shock mount has extra holes have you tried them and how did the handling change?

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Hot bodies shock ! The multi mounts holes in the front shock mount went along with the longer tongue on the rear shock mount which has disappeared on the current production model ! I say this, because I got this car Monday!

And how about that all blacked out ride !!!! Karl is crazy about his cars looking that way !!! A lot of work !!
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You should see those sometime soon.

RAY put a rollover on that thing!
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You should see those sometime soon.

RAY put a rollover on that thing!
Joel, didn,t you get the memo? Rollovers are a thing of the past!

I haven't used one since Vegas and so far it's been awesome. Naoto doesn't use one
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I couldn't 100% get rid of mine so its like 3" tall haha
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Tamale Pod sets are back in stock. Don't think the website reflects that just yet. Larry also has them for TOP and cefx cars, though carbon for those still need to be drawn/cut. If you're ordering an associated read pod, make sure to specify Lipo conversion or regular. The carbon changed ever so slightly between the cars and the rear pod will hit the chassis if you do not have the right one.
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do you guys make a lipo conversion for the top rebel? are there any plans to do so?
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What about rear for serpent?
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do you guys make a lipo conversion for the top rebel? are there any plans to do so?
I think you mean inline for TOP already accepts LIPO

Now we just have to wish to an conversion that is either inline or totally inline
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I would need to have a rear pod to reverse engineer the parts. There aren't any of these cars in my area. It is very easy to adapt this to most of the current cars.

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Tamale Pod sets are back in stock. Don't think the website reflects that just yet. Larry also has them for TOP and cefx cars, though carbon for those still need to be drawn/cut. If you're ordering an associated read pod, make sure to specify Lipo conversion or regular. The carbon changed ever so slightly between the cars and the rear pod will hit the chassis if you do not have the right one.
That's good to hear, I will have to get one ordered soon. I haven't bought the ol 1/12 anything for Christmas yet...
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Given the new chassis runs the li-po offset from the centre line, apart from the practicality point of view is their any big gain over running the li-po straight down the centre?
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I'm not sure what is more practical about running the battery directly down the middle. Doing so with all legal battery packs requires interesting mounting of the electronics, defeating the purpose or any preceived advantage of putting the battery directly on the centerline.

At any rate, I have tried it and not gone any faster. There is also a guy at our local club that has a prototype car of another brand setup that way and he runs pretty fast, but not faster than any other configuration because of it.
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Given the new chassis runs the li-po offset from the centre line, apart from the practicality point of view is their any big gain over running the li-po straight down the centre?
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I'm not sure what is more practical about running the battery directly down the middle. Doing so with all legal battery packs requires interesting mounting of the electronics, defeating the purpose or any preceived advantage of putting the battery directly on the centerline.

At any rate, I have tried it and not gone any faster. There is also a guy at our local club that has a prototype car of another brand setup that way and he runs pretty fast, but not faster than any other configuration because of it.
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imo, the 12th scale chassis I have seen to date, do not have enough room for a lipo with the amount of mah required, esc, & servo down the centerline, while maintaining the ideal Fr to Rr weight bias, unlike WGT chassis where there is enough space to have everything down the center-inline for a perfect balance.
For 12th, the off-set inline setup is a good compromise, and arguably an improvement from the old East/West lipo config.
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