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Old 09-04-2012, 05:47 PM   #376
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I'd start similar to that still with 4* caster. Maybe .5* camber when bite comes up.
Cool thanks! Gotta get it ready soon
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:34 AM   #377
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My new rev. 7 is built. All is left electronics. Want to rebuild the front-end a second time. A couple things to do different. Can't wait to hit the track.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:02 PM   #378
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If anyone is looking to shed weight from their cars the CRC side links from the 1/10th scale cars are the same length part number 3280 and side link balls 13616 make a perfect replacement. They weigh about 5 grams less than the Speedmerchant carbon links and balls.

Another part I retrofitted was the CRC encore shock shaft, plastic parts and shock shaft extender all installed in the Speedmerchant shock. This setup lets you use current setups but gives you the convenience of the CRC shock, being able to change the spring without altering the shock length.
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If anyone is looking to shed weight from their cars the CRC side links from the 1/10th scale cars are the same length part number 3280 and side link balls 13616 make a perfect replacement. They weigh about 5 grams less than the Speedmerchant carbon links and balls.

Another part I retrofitted was the CRC encore shock shaft, plastic parts and shock shaft extender all installed in the Speedmerchant shock. This setup lets you use current setups but gives you the convenience of the CRC shock, being able to change the spring without altering the shock length.
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Could you post a pic of your entire car please? Thanks
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Here is the entire car
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There are a lot of "misfit" parts on this car. Team Tamale rear pod and formula steering blocks. Xray body posts. Losi titanium nitride kingpings cut to length. Team Associated TC6 rod ends and titanium nitride ball studs, along with the front axles from a 12R5. CRC side links and balls, and the CRC modified Speedmerchant shock. The rear hubs are from CEFX, but I will probably end up going back to standard hubs and run CRC tires because they are available at my local track. I also glued a RC12L4 front suspension brace to the chassis in front of the battery to keep it from shifting forward.

All in all the car turned out great and is awesome to drive.
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:00 PM   #382
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:46 PM   #383
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What are you rolling out at with your D3.5? Is it a 17.5? I've been running mine at 95mm, but have been thinking about going higher.
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What are you rolling out at with your D3.5? Is it a 17.5? I've been running mine at 95mm, but have been thinking about going higher.
The track I run at is about 90x50 usually the layout is tight, I am rolled out at 94mm with a turquoise rotor shimmed about .015" from the sensor board. I am still doing some testing with the gray and pink rotors, I like the 12.5mm rotors better than the 12.3 they don't seem to fade as much. It is a 17.5.
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The track I run at is about 90x50 usually the layout is tight, I am rolled out at 94mm with a turquoise rotor shimmed about .015" from the sensor board. I am still doing some testing with the gray and pink rotors, I like the 12.5mm rotors better than the 12.3 they don't seem to fade as much. It is a 17.5.
Thanks. My track is slightly larger than that. I've still got the stock rotor and I'm rolling 95mm, but it seems to still be accelerating as I turn in at the end of the straight, so I'm thinking about going up.
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Thanks. My track is slightly larger than that. I've still got the stock rotor and I'm rolling 95mm, but it seems to still be accelerating as I turn in at the end of the straight, so I'm thinking about going up.
I wonder if you are going in the wrong direction. When you roll out higher it takes longer to accelerate not letting the car reach its top speed. Last I asked the guys at my track with the stock rotor were rolling out between 90-92mm. Something to test...
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Thanks. I've been looking for input on this and it's hard to find.
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Hi Bruce - I'm not sure the best way to get in touch with Teru from Xenon Racing, but if you could ask him to bring some of his pan car camber gauges to the IIC (or the Speed Merchant web site) that would be fantastic. Cya soon..
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Did you notice a big difference with the car's handling mounting the servo "backwards". Weight over the wheels.

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Hi,

Did you notice a big difference with the car's handling mounting the servo "backwards". Weight over the wheels.

Thanks Greg G
Hi Greg
Over here at TZ track last year there were afew guy were mounting their servos backward in their CRC 12th and WGT..
I beleive the new CRC 12th the servo are mount backward... it seem it give more steering in the low speed ...
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