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Old 01-17-2012, 05:46 AM   #241
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Can you buy the carbon side links without buying the whole kit? I have 1 that is cracked a little. Also are the old school front end stiffeners available yet?
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[QUOTE=JoelV;10181784]Not sure where you see talk of 18 fronts. 3 pages back there seems to be talk of 18 SIDE springs. [QUOTE]

Doh! I got the wrong end of the car!
Thanks for the clarification guys

I would have thought there was room to put the battery on either side, whatever side the servo is.
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Old 01-17-2012, 07:12 AM   #243
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[QUOTE=reynard55;10184020][QUOTE=JoelV;10181784]Not sure where you see talk of 18 fronts. 3 pages back there seems to be talk of 18 SIDE springs.
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Doh! I got the wrong end of the car!
Thanks for the clarification guys

I would have thought there was room to put the battery on either side, whatever side the servo is.
If you put the battery on the same side, as the heavy side of the servo ,the car will be very out of balance ! But yes, you can do it .
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I know there was some question as to weight differences between the stock pod and tamale pod. I finally got around to weighing them. It surprised me honestly.

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Old 01-17-2012, 10:01 AM   #245
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Joel, thank you for posting that information. That seals the deal for me. I wish I had added the Tamale pod to me my order a few days ago...
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Old 01-17-2012, 06:06 PM   #246
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So I discovered these at my shop being it's pinecar season, these weights are perfect for the center section of the car; they are a touch smaller than the cut out in the chassis but are the perfect thickness and are easily mounted. Best part is they are tungsten which is much denser than lead or brass and have smaller incrimates included in this kit.

The larger piece is 14g, the smaller ones are 7g and I think 3g. There is enough if you are shoe gooing them to multiple batteries you should be able to get two done out of a package.

My car was just so under weight it was impossible for me to use a solid piece of brass, it still required weight on the top of the chassis which I didn't want.
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So I discovered these at my shop being it's pinecar season, these weights are perfect for the center section of the car; they are a touch smaller than the cut out in the chassis but are the perfect thickness and are easily mounted. Best part is they are tungsten which is much denser than lead or brass and have smaller incrimates included in this kit.

The larger piece is 14g, the smaller ones are 7g and I think 3g. There is enough if you are shoe gooing them to multiple batteries you should be able to get two done out of a package.

My car was just so under weight it was impossible for me to use a solid piece of brass, it still required weight on the top of the chassis which I didn't want.
change the remainder of your aluminum screws in the bottom chassis plate back to stainless... That should help a little, and puts the weight in the right spot.
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Can you buy the carbon side links without buying the whole kit? I have 1 that is cracked a little. Also are the old school front end stiffeners available yet?
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I just need the carbon fiber side link itself. Not the entire optional link set.
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I just need the carbon fiber side link itself. Not the entire optional link set.
E-mail sales, I don't think there is a separate part no. for that (yet).
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I got to run my Rev 7 at the UK nationals last weekend. The car was absolutely brilliant
It was so easy to drive, held corner speed unbelieveably well and caused quite a stir over here.
Recently I have been a D/E final driver at the nationals, with the Rev 7 I qualified in the C on the Saturday with 10.5 blinky and in the B on Sunday in Mod.
There were a constant stream of drivers curious as to what this super handling car was.
It was pretty much box stock, just added the Tamale pod. Setup was 020 springs F/R, 10k diff lube in the sides, Asc blue and 40w in the centre. Jaco magenta front and pink rear.
Thanks to Bruce and the guys on this thread for the info and guidance, I am very much a convert
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I got to run my Rev 7 at the UK nationals last weekend. The car was absolutely brilliant
It was so easy to drive, held corner speed unbelieveably well and caused quite a stir over here.
Recently I have been a D/E final driver at the nationals, with the Rev 7 I qualified in the C on the Saturday with 10.5 blinky and in the B on Sunday in Mod.
There were a constant stream of drivers curious as to what this super handling car was.
It was pretty much box stock, just added the Tamale pod. Setup was 020 springs F/R, 10k diff lube in the sides, Asc blue and 40w in the centre. Jaco magenta front and pink rear.
Thanks to Bruce and the guys on this thread for the info and guidance, I am very much a convert
That's great to hear!
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Have to agree mine always creates interest. I moved to the blue centre spring last time out and it made a world of difference. Not sure what my side springs are though as they are kit.
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Does the rev 7 tamale pod fit on Wgt gt3?
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.020 side springs are the kit side springs.

Yes the rev 7 tamale pod will now fit your wgt3 as well.
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