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Old 09-05-2012, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by stro3579 View Post
Make sure to shoe goo the servo down also. The new servo mount tends to flex when you steer. The shoe goo will make the steering a lot more stable.
If you are going to shoe goo it, may as well forego the mounts, or just use the inner mount ( with shoe goo ). I've used shoe goo alone and it seems to hold fine . Regardless of any magical floating mounts for symmetrical flex....
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Magnet Top View Post
If you are going to shoe goo it, may as well forego the mounts, or just use the inner mount ( with shoe goo ). I've used shoe goo alone and it seems to hold fine . Regardless of any magical floating mounts for symmetrical flex....
Yeah shoe goo defeats the purpose of the floating servo mount. If you are installing it you are wanting the extra flex.
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:06 PM
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:30 PM
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That mount is a piece of s***. Save your money for the T3'13 where they got it right with two inner holes.
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haha, 1 g per arm?

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Old 09-05-2012, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by NolanP View Post
Yeah shoe goo defeats the purpose of the floating servo mount. If you are installing it you are wanting the extra flex.
I use a CSO floating mount I drill 2 holes in the chassis to mount it but it is strong fits great.
http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...r-2012-p-24648
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
That mount is a piece of s***. Save your money for the T3'13 where they got it right with two inner holes.
Um yes!! It's awful!
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:53 PM
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I was a fan of the mount too, now I think its useless after a certain technical person gave me a lesson lol.

Its obviously causing uneven flex as the battery is flat on the chassis but the Servo is not, until they pertrude the battery from the chassis its useless basically causing uneven flex.

I am going to tape mine down so I have flex even on both sides.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by NR View Post
I was a fan of the mount too, now I think its useless after a certain technical person gave me a lesson lol.

Its obviously causing uneven flex as the battery is flat on the chassis but the Servo is not, until they pertrude the battery from the chassis its useless basically causing uneven flex.

I am going to tape mine down so I have flex even on both sides.
I'm doing the same before the local club race tomorrow. I do not notice the uneven flex or pretend too. My issue stems from the fact that the mount rotates causing my steering to be inconsistent. I am however glad that I cut the nub off of the chassis.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:55 AM
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Holding my breath for standard motor mount and pivot ball toe blocks.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:41 AM
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Originally Posted by nerdling View Post
Has any one tried the optional Graphite Arms?
Yes, on carpet and two outdoor tracks.
On carpet, they make the car very twitchy and don't seem to add anything to the handling.

On asphalt they do seem to sharpen up the steering slightly but only really make that difference provided the car is fairly stiff (standard top deck etc as opposed to stiff suspension), otherwise the effect is lost.

If there are any bumps in the track the graphite arms can make it a bit twitchy through corners.

In short, they are not a massive improvement but you might have to experiment to get the best out of them.

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Old 09-06-2012, 04:44 AM
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Originally Posted by vivo quevas View Post
I use a CSO floating mount I drill 2 holes in the chassis to mount it but it is strong fits great.
http://www.rc-mushroom.com/product_i...r-2012-p-24648
Can I ask why you're willing to use the central mount for more flex/less tweak, yet have stuff attached to your top deck?

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Old 09-06-2012, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by NR View Post
I was a fan of the mount too, now I think its useless after a certain technical person gave me a lesson lol.

Its obviously causing uneven flex as the battery is flat on the chassis but the Servo is not, until they pertrude the battery from the chassis its useless basically causing uneven flex.

I am going to tape mine down so I have flex even on both sides.
But the batteries aren't screwed down, they are taped. The lipo can also flex a small amount while it's taped lengthways along the car. While the servo case won't flex at all and is attached across the car.

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Old 09-07-2012, 02:50 PM
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Are they any shock pistons from other manufactures that fit the alloy shock body, Also has any one tried using different shock o rings for the bottom of the shocks. I just tried some much more shock o rings and they were to small and let air in.
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Skiddins View Post
Can I ask why you're willing to use the central mount for more flex/less tweak, yet have stuff attached to your top deck?

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That is an I lap transponder it is servo taped to the top tray so it can send its IR signal out of the windshield. It has no effect on handling. Our club uses the I lap system I have a amb on the front on the bumper mount.
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