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Old 12-08-2011, 01:24 PM   #361
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Old 12-08-2011, 05:39 PM   #362
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I have been getting reports of an old Carpet Knife beating the new xi shortys up in Dakota last weekend. Are those reports accurate?

The car I ran was a Gen X with a brushless pod, not a Carpet Knife. I just haven't upgraded to the most current stuff, I would like to but the time isn't quite there. It shows how competitive the platform is.


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Old 12-08-2011, 06:08 PM   #363
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The car I ran was a Gen X with a brushless pod, not a Carpet Knife. I just haven't upgraded to the most current stuff, I would like to but the time isn't quite there. It shows how competitive the platform is.


And how competitive you are as well, Mr. Witteman.
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:54 PM   #364
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Kenny, why on all of your setups do you run a quarter of a millimeter lower on the center compared to the front of the car and rear pod?
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Old 12-09-2011, 07:20 AM   #365
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I think people have forgotten just how good Mitch is.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:16 AM   #366
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I think people have forgotten just how good Mitch is.
Mitch is a sleeper.

I remember once asking him at a Nats how it felt to be competing with the big dogs. And he pointed it out that he had been racing with, and occasionally beating some of them for a long time.

I felt bad for Mitch and out of touch with the scene. Don't know why his skills aren't more widely known?

Mitch, showboat more or something..

Maybe because I haven't seen you throw tantrums, scream, bully officials, or otherwise draw attention to yourself that I didn't notice you rocking the drivers stand?
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:44 AM   #367
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Kenny, why on all of your setups do you run a quarter of a millimeter lower on the center compared to the front of the car and rear pod?
Makes car little less edgy off and on power
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Old 12-10-2011, 01:35 AM   #368
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Thumbs up Re...XL set up

Thanks, Dumper and KennyL, for the prompt response to my Q's. Now please define tons of droop!!!!! also which is the WGT shock end. (there is a short ball end, a long ball end, and a long flanged one)Thanks guys...
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Makes car little less edgy off and on power
Edginess which can be a symptom of running too much pod droop..... Just saying Bro......
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Thanks, Dumper and KennyL, for the prompt response to my Q's. Now please define tons of droop!!!!! also which is the WGT shock end. (there is a short ball end, a long ball end, and a long flanged one)Thanks guys...
I am not a believer in the "tons of droop" theory. I have tested it as have others here at the factory, and 1-2mm of droop of enough. Some of these guys are running a lot of droop and running well with it, but it not something you have to do. Just a different way to set the car up.

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Im close to finishing the kit i think ill have it done today, i just have to do the front end now. but all i can say is they have the best CS ever!!! A screw was messed up from the kit and i called and they are sending me another one with no questions asked!!!

That makes me very happy.
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Edginess which can be a symptom of running too much pod droop..... Just saying Bro......
Personally I like alot on the Xi something I didnt run as much on the Xl actual measurement is 3.5mm. Also for myself the droop tends to make it less edgy maybe cause I don't lift but thats me and how I drive.
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Im close to finishing the kit i think ill have it done today, i just have to do the front end now. but all i can say is they have the best CS ever!!! A screw was messed up from the kit and i called and they are sending me another one with no questions asked!!!

That makes me very happy.
That doesn't surprise me a bit. Frank, Brian and the rest at CRC are great people and huge supporters of the hobby.

Way to go CRC!
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First time running the car and road course and it was really fun. I got through the corners well but when I hit the back straight, the car was very edgy(hard to hold it straight). Any ideas?
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First time running the car and road course and it was really fun. I got through the corners well but when I hit the back straight, the car was very edgy(hard to hold it straight). Any ideas?
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Sounds like either toe-out or tweak.

What is your front toe-out? Try the wheels with zero toe.

Do you have a method for determining tweak issues at the front and rear of the car?

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