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Old 04-03-2005, 01:54 PM
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How did you "modify" it?
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Old 04-03-2005, 02:02 PM
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I moved the location of the antenna holding post to between the servo and upper deck standoff.

I removed the CF between the two servo holes (my Futaba S9451 was right in the middle of two holes) so I can secure my servo down without taking realestate away from the electronics.

Milled part of the motor hold down away so it clears kimbrough spur gears. Little things like that, not too major
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Old 04-03-2005, 02:34 PM
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dway100, looks like John's mods are form following function...I wouldn't blindly do them to your car unless you need it.
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Old 04-03-2005, 04:12 PM
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sounds liek the car is very fast, i can't wait till i recieve mine and start building it.
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Old 04-03-2005, 04:30 PM
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John, those are some of the things I did with the servo and motor mount. Guys, this way you don't have to shave every spur, especially durning a meet. Just take a sharpy and mark out the shape of the spur on the motor mount. And then shave off about a mm by grinding it on the side of a grinding wheel on a bench grinder. Comes out clean and you never need to worry about spurs fitting.

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I moved the location of the antenna holding post to between the servo and upper deck standoff.

I removed the CF between the two servo holes (my Futaba S9451 was right in the middle of two holes) so I can secure my servo down without taking realestate away from the electronics.

Milled part of the motor hold down away so it clears kimbrough spur gears. Little things like that, not too major
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Old 04-03-2005, 06:18 PM
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This car is just awesome. I have been racing for 4 years now and I have never had a change in cars improve my times by 1-2 laps. The pro 4 I had never drove this good out of the box with just a few changes to the stock setup
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Old 04-03-2005, 07:07 PM
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Cool... I can't wait to try mine. I've been fast, lets see how fast I can be now
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Old 04-03-2005, 07:59 PM
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A better solution using common household materials, locks that battery in with no movement whatsoever:

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Old 04-03-2005, 08:03 PM
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..Thats just so getto..AE,,
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Old 04-03-2005, 08:05 PM
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What brand of Spur is that Harshguy???
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Old 04-03-2005, 08:08 PM
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First...That will cause your chassis to tweak BAD. Take it off and tape your batts in.
Second.. How did you get that spur gear in.Thought those didn't fit?
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Old 04-03-2005, 08:20 PM
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Spur gear fits fine:



I'm checking out the tweak situation now, I didn't even thin about that ...it's kind of a pain to tape then in this car and they were "wiggling around" which I didn't like, my velcro solution was better than tape but they still wiggled around.

...stay tuned!
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Old 04-03-2005, 08:23 PM
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Again...what brand is the spur..the only one I had seen like that was an 8 hole pattern on the inner ring instead of 6...
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It looks like a RW gear. Same as the one in my 12 scale.
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Old 04-03-2005, 08:28 PM
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Which is why I was asking...all of the ones I've seen where an 8 hole pattern on the inner ring....

I'd like to get ahold of some if they have a 6-hole...
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