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Old 09-24-2012, 08:29 AM   #391
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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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Old 09-24-2012, 09:42 PM   #392
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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...
You were right, went down to 93 and as high as 97. 93 was faster.
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You were right, went down to 93 and as high as 97. 93 was faster.
Glad that worked better. I'm still doing some testing with mine, hopefully I'll get it all figured out by Snowbirds.
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I was playing around with my setup a lot this weekend. Added a lot more caster, thicker tube lube and heavier shock oil. Car was a lot smoother and seemed to carry more corner speed. I actually had to machine a set of the non-machined lower arms to get 10 degrees of caster, couldn't make ride height otherwise.
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:03 AM   #395
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Whats "machined" on the old skool front end? Are they just evened up or do they have caster and camber milled into the arms?
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Whats "machined" on the old skool front end? Are they just evened up or do they have caster and camber milled into the arms?
4 degree of castor and 1 degree of camber machined into them
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How does the car run on asphalt? Did the team run at Leisure Hours for the paved Nats?
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4 degree of castor and 1 degree of camber machined into them
I actually took a set of the non machined ones and made them into 10 degree caster, 1 degree of camber. I didn't use the machined ones that came with the car.
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Dose anyone have a good baseline set-up for 10.5?

What roll-out should I need for 10.5 boosted. Fairly large flowing track 100/50 ish.

What are the tires of choice for 10.5 as well. I'm use to running 17.5 Black/Yellow.

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Why?
I've always liked the way more caster drives. I couldn't get the stock machined arms to have that much caster and still make ride height. So I had to make my own.
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The Rev 7 had a good day in Minnesota today. There were 2 of us in the class today. We qualified 1st and 2nd. I tq'ed and won, Homer had a tougher time in the main and finished 5th. Good day of club racing!
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Has anyone tried a CRC front end and how was it?
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Hey Tim,

I think you might want to wait to see what's coming from Speedmerchant, as far as a new front end design. I'm guessing it's going to be worth the wait!

Sometime in the new year.
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I'm very poor at waiting, far to impatient. So I went looking for what info I could get on the new front end that the guys are developing.
I found a bit of a clue, on a picture was what I think are the new bits.
It's poor quality but appears to show a lower arm bolted to a bulkhead, R5 style, and adjustable camber via a turnbuckle. It looks like the castor may be adjustable, but can't see enough detail.
Looks like it is far easier to set than the old skool, and more adjustability.
I would love to credit the photographer, but I don't want to drop him in it!
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