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Old 11-04-2005, 05:16 AM
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The graphite motor guard never made much sense to me....it'd be placed below the point of impact for a serious side collision anyway..so I really don't see the point in having it there...
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:23 AM
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Originally Posted by jamescam
I must have missed your poll
No Poll, I've just read and followed this thread since Day 1...and the T1 thread before (and during) this time as well...

I have no scientific data to backup my comments, but feel free to review this and the T1 thread and notice how many times people say 'they hear the shocks are bad' or something of that nature....feel free to post the results of your count...matter of fact, if you care to list the common reasons for Xray shock complaints, categorize them and allot them a percentage based on the rate of their occurrence on this thread, please, be my guest...

In the meantime, just wanted to let you know that yoursarcasm is oh-so appreciated
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by L.Fairtrace
Get the PRS spur for it. Mostly everyone I know that runs cars that will accept them run PRS spurs. For the xray get a 116 its the biggest you want to run on the car.
Is there a website for PRS. Teameamotorsports.com didn't have 116 (or at least on their site) does PRS pretty much have a full range of spurs?

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Quick Question: I am installing a front sway bar 1.5mm. One side has a flat groove in it. Is that the side that goes up when I mount it?


Also I have never installed one before. Do I just set the car up regular then just install the sway bar. Or do install the sway bar and then recheck tweak or other things? Anyone..
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Old 11-04-2005, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by acyrier
Is there a website for PRS. Teameamotorsports.com didn't have 116 (or at least on their site) does PRS pretty much have a full range of spurs?

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http://www.precisionracingsystems.com/default2.aspx
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Old 11-04-2005, 07:21 AM
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guys need some gearing help have a 112 spur with a 25 pinon and the motor got way to hot you could of cooked a egg on it . any ideas were i should start with gearing. thanks zinger
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Old 11-04-2005, 07:22 AM
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Originally Posted by HRCRACER123
Also I have never installed one before. Do I just set the car up regular then just install the sway bar. Or do install the sway bar and then recheck tweak or other things? Anyone..
Set your car up without the sway bar, install the sway bar, and then check everything again. Also, before installing the sway bar, make sure it's flat, and not bent, and make sure that your sway bar mounts are the same length on both sides. This has always worked for me in the past.

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Old 11-04-2005, 07:29 AM
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Originally Posted by ~AR~ Gizmo
I'm about to buy an FK05 and what to know what i should get in the way of hop-ups. Stuff like suspension gear, steering gear. Is there anything that isn't on the car that i should have?

Mind you for the amount of money your paying for cars these days they SHOULD have everything on them!
a spool, thats about it
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Old 11-04-2005, 07:30 AM
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zingger what motor? check out the gearing program at www.gearchart.com put the info in an it should help you start, rollout for a monsterstock should be around 28.
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Originally Posted by Rob Mincey
Set your car up without the sway bar, install the sway bar, and then check everything again. Also, before installing the sway bar, make sure it's flat, and not bent, and make sure that your sway bar mounts are the same length on both sides. This has always worked for me in the past.

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Alright..Thanks Rob.

I just set up everything and then added the sway bar. Nothing changed. Not the ride height or tweak or anything. I guess thats a good thing.

One more question: About the sway bar. How far do you slide the silver collars on are they supposed to be flush with end?
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Old 11-04-2005, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by kerry
zingger what motor? check out the gearing program at www.gearchart.com put the info in an it should help you start, rollout for a monsterstock should be around 28.
yes it is a monster stock

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Originally Posted by HRCRACER123
Alright..Thanks Rob.

I just set up everything and then added the sway bar. Nothing changed. Not the ride height or tweak or anything. I guess thats a good thing.

One more question: About the sway bar. How far do you slide the silver collars on are they supposed to be flush with end?
You adjust the collars depending on how much tension you want added to the bar - the closer you move the collars in (towards the shock tower) the greater the tension. I would start flush with end of the bar and adjust appropriately - make sure you have clearance as well ... sometimes the collars binds with the drive axle.
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my roll out was at 24 to get to 28 my car will go up in flames!
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Originally Posted by duckman996
You adjust the collars depending on how much tension you want added to the bar - the closer you move the collars in (towards the shock tower) the greater the tension. I would start flush with end of the bar and adjust appropriately - make sure you have clearance as well ... sometimes the collars binds with the drive axle.
Thanks Duckman. I made it flush and it is touching the cvd barely but I dont think it is touching it enouf to make a diffrence.
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what kind of spring is everyone using on carpet?
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