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Old 06-25-2005, 10:13 PM   #2776
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Yeah, I just followed the stock set up and with the collars all the way up the car only attained a 6mm ride height. When I compressed the suspension, the shocks would stick and it would take a manual wiggle to get the shocks to return and the suspension to settle down. Remember this only happened int he rear on both arms. It was frustration. I do notice that the shocks don't run any stiff foam in the bladder the way the Tamiya ones do and the rebound/recoil is slower even when the shock pressure is adjusted to be about the same. I've been running my shock oil pressure (not weight) a little higher lately (a trick that guys like Hara and Tosolini) are doing and it seems I can run softer springs or oil, since the rebound makes for a crisper snap back and forth on the track.
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Old 06-25-2005, 10:18 PM   #2777
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Yeah, I just followed the stock set up and with the collars all the way up the car only attained a 6mm ride height. When I compressed the suspension, the shocks would stick and it would take a manual wiggle to get the shocks to return and the suspension to settle down. Remember this only happened int he rear on both arms. It was frustration. I do notice that the shocks don't run any stiff foam in the bladder the way the Tamiya ones do and the rebound/recoil is slower even when the shock pressure is adjusted to be about the same. I've been running my shock oil pressure (not weight) a little higher lately (a trick that guys like Hara and Tosolini) are doing and it seems I can run softer springs or oil, since the rebound makes for a crisper snap back and forth on the track.
Are you running the aluminum shock bodies? Cause when I was surfing stormer one day I noticed that Xray had some Alum shock bodies that where different sizes. Some long and some short for the same car? I don't know what model it was for, but they were not for the T1 series. I know it is a stupid question, but you werent running those where you?
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Old 06-25-2005, 10:26 PM   #2778
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Hi scoobydo,

In all reality most of the team drivers just use the plastic shock bodies as do I. I feel this is just a bling factor, instead of spending money on the shock bodies buy yourself some foam inserts for rebound along with the new 1* or 2*Rear uprights. Just my 2 cents.

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Old 06-25-2005, 10:39 PM   #2779
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I don't have the aluminum ones.
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Old 06-26-2005, 01:12 AM   #2780
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does anyone know that for FK 05 will it still have an option for center one way? thanks
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Old 06-26-2005, 04:35 AM   #2781
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i think i seen it posted on the xray forum that they dont make one
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Old 06-26-2005, 12:31 PM   #2782
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Heh guys, quick one. I'm starting to dial in my car, but with the stock spur, getting a good gearing for Monster Stock Pro is hard and c2 in 19t is bad too. What are the bigger gears that I can change out for the spur and still fit in the car?
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Old 06-26-2005, 02:15 PM   #2783
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Heh guys, quick one. I'm starting to dial in my car, but with the stock spur, getting a good gearing for Monster Stock Pro is hard and c2 in 19t is bad too. What are the bigger gears that I can change out for the spur and still fit in the car?
Hi edseb,

You can Purchase a PRS 116 Tooth (Precision Racing Systems ) Spur Gear, which works great on the stock 2.5mm Chassis in addition to the 3.0 chassis if you run it!
No need to Drill or sand down the Spur gear like kimbrough.

As to your gearing, that all depends if you run Rubber or Foam Tire,
as for myself I run Foam Tire 19 Turn & Stock.

A good starting point on Pinion gearing for a Monster Stock is 29 tooth pinion with a 116 (64 pitch) spur gear Foam Tire 58mm, if you run any Roar Stock motors just gear down 2 teeth, as for the 19 Turn C2 I use a 33 tooth pinion 116 (64 pitch) Spur Gear. All of these examples are being utilized on a high bite carpet, technical layout track, gearing may very depending on track layout and or bite.

Attached below is link to there web site: http://www.precisionracingsystems.com/products/9
64 Pitch Spurs - Pro-Lite Oval

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Old 06-26-2005, 07:26 PM   #2784
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Does any here have there ORIGINAL 2.5mm chassis that they dont use and are willing to sell it?? Im in Australia. Also does anyone have pics of this new BMI chassis that is ment to be coming out?

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Guys I installed a set of TRF shock on my FK05, anyone see any reason they way I mounted them will be a problem? I know Harshguy is using the cone washers and I plan to as well but until I get then this should be fine. I also just used the longer shock ends that come in the TRF shock kit. (on the rear I used them instead of the short ones because I needed extra length for the lower pin mounts.
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Alex:
Does that fit the 2mm chassis too? I run rubber and gear Monster Stcok Pro around 7-7.1, whith stock spur I'm a little too high and low, same with C2.
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Does any here have there ORIGINAL 2.5mm chassis that they dont use and are willing to sell it?? Im in Australia. Also does anyone have pics of this new BMI chassis that is ment to be coming out?

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Jason posted pics of it a few pages back.
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I did the same thing only used the same shock bottoms as Xray, just unthreaded a little. They are shorter, but I get enough travel. You should be fine.
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Old 06-26-2005, 08:31 PM   #2789
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Alex:
Yeah, I like those spur gears. They are a little beafier and I use them in my L4 1/12th scale. Only problem is that unlike Kimbrough, there isn't a ridge to clip on a dust cover for the diff on the sides. That won't be a problem on sedans.
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Old 06-26-2005, 08:32 PM   #2790
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Cool, I figured it would be fine but felt a second or third opinion was in order just in case,LOL. As for pistons do you guys just use only Tamiya pistons or what?
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