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Old 02-27-2006, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by rc10bob
Hi, when you set up the belt on the 05, do you set it up loose. Or you said it like the manual says. It seems to be a little tight. I move the black insert one click back on the front and it still seems a little tight. Is there some sort of a measurement up-and-down. help
For stock racing with new belts, its usually best to set it one or two notches more loose than the center position. After a few race days of breaking in the belts, you may need to tighten them up one notch.
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Old 02-27-2006, 07:59 AM
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So what is the proper belt tension after its run in????
or is there one? How much slack is to much?

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Old 02-27-2006, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by OSD
So what is the proper belt tension after its run in????
The eccentric hub setting may differ between two cars, but usually either straight up or one notch loose for stock racing is good for a belt that has been broken in but not worn out.
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Old 03-02-2006, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by D_o_S
Hi,

I have the ball diff on the rear in my Xray T1FK05, and yesterday I noticed it moves when I pull at it, from side to side by about 1mm. Is this normal?

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Is the whole diff moving in between the bearings, or is the pulley moving in between the two diff halves? Pulley movement is pretty normal as it somewhat floats on the diff balls. If the whole diff is moving in between the bearings, then either the exccentric hubs holding the large bearings are worn out and need to be replaced, or your bulkheads are not spaced correctly on the chassis for some reason.
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Old 03-02-2006, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by teamgp
Is the whole diff moving in between the bearings, or is the pulley moving in between the two diff halves? Pulley movement is pretty normal as it somewhat floats on the diff balls. If the whole diff is moving in between the bearings, then either the exccentric hubs holding the large bearings are worn out and need to be replaced, or your bulkheads are not spaced correctly on the chassis for some reason.
Or there in backwards
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Old 03-02-2006, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Espo
Or there in backwards
The diff (black thing) is moving on the shaft (outdrives?)...
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Originally Posted by D_o_S
The diff (black thing) is moving on the shaft (outdrives?)...
That type of play is normal. This allows the pulley to float and center itself with the belt. You can find a discussion on this in the XRAY forum 'Building the FK05' thread.
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I just want to know weather it's worth getting anti roll bars for the car or not. most people i see don't run them, is there a reason for that?
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Originally Posted by ~AR~ Gizmo
I just want to know weather it's worth getting anti roll bars for the car or not. most people i see don't run them, is there a reason for that?
It really depends on a lot of factors, including a drivers "feel" and comfort level.

Anti-roll bars are more commonly used as an easy and quick way to reduce grip at either or both ends of the car, if you don't have the time to dial in the grip balance with other chassis & suspension options. However, with certain types of setups they may provide the most effective way to balance out the car without causing other poor handling effects.
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Hey,
Does anyone have a spare rear tower that can be shipped on monday, and arrive before March 12th?
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A brand new bumper split on me today , ok, it was a bit of a smash but surely it shouldn't break quite so easily. Anyway, someone mentioned that the blue high density bumper off the M18 is much stronger and might fit, does anyone know for sure if this is true?

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Originally Posted by terryh
...someone mentioned that the blue high density bumper off the M18 is much stronger and might fit, does anyone know for sure if this is true?
No way! Or you have to wash your car over 100 degrees celsius and hope it shrinks
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No way! Or you have to wash your car over 100 degrees celsius and hope it shrinks
good point. Any other suggestions for a 'stronger' bumper
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i just bought 4 sets of these .75 eccentric mounts and i am not sure why can any body tell me the benifits of these. the car works realy good with the stock ones but it seems every body runs the .75 is this a good thing or what.
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I just gives you more roll center options for finer tuning adjustments.
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