Spec-R R1

Old 07-30-2015, 05:12 AM
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OK, a bit of a loaded question. Would you say the R2 is more like an Associated or more like an Xray?
Hey NutDriver, I have one of each model (S1-R2) now since I last saw you in Nashville. I think the R2 is more like an Xray.

I've got the S2 and R2 setup for VTA and swap between them for different types of tracks.

Since I've gotten the R2 I'm within a .1 of the fastest guys at our track and can run with them if I hit the corners right. Good car.
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:31 AM
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Cool! Thanks, Gary. I'm still flogging a TC4. Will you be at the Southern Nats this year?
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Originally Posted by NutDriver View Post
OK, a bit of a loaded question. Would you say the R2 is more like an Associated or more like an Xray?
I would say more like a piece of porcelain.

Horrible material that thing is made out of.
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Old 07-30-2015, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by NutDriver View Post
Cool! Thanks, Gary. I'm still flogging a TC4. Will you be at the Southern Nats this year?
Nah, can't handle being stuck in the barn again.
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Old 07-30-2015, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by .crispy View Post
Hey NutDriver, I have one of each model (S1-R2) now since I last saw you in Nashville. I think the R2 is more like an Xray.

I've got the S2 and R2 .
what kindof track you use s2 for? And what mods/setup do you use
what xray do you think it close to?
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I run yokomo blue and black most of the time but I've seen pink used a lot too.
Sooner orlater ill get those and test.
Kinda struggling with the r2 in mod. But not sure what to equate the arm mount setup to.. maybe kyosho? Or t4 14/15?

I usually base my setups around posted marc reinhard setups and the 418 but meh..

One thing I do know, floating pivot top plate not ideal indoors heh.
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Old 07-31-2015, 12:15 AM
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hey guys whats your thoughts on Floating Steering ?
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Old 07-31-2015, 01:06 AM
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I like it. It is supposed to allow the chassis to flex more which I'm sure it does. I like it most for compartmentalizing the steering though. Two screws and the whole steering rig is out.
The more stuff on the centerline the better.
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I like it. It is supposed to allow the chassis to flex more which I'm sure it does. I like it most for compartmentalizing the steering though. Two screws and the whole steering rig is out.
The more stuff on the centerline the better.
You looks so professional.
Do you have interesting in helping me to make a review?
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Send me a pm/facebook message nick keown or email.
Ill see if I can be helpful =]
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:16 PM
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My S2 has been a fun car to drive and work on. EXCEPT the front out drives!

Have broke/cracked 3 in the passed 3 weekends of racing!!

Is there an upgrade????
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:37 PM
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Can anyone tell me if the R2 topdeck holes match the R1 bulkheads ? R2 shock tower holes line up ? R2 servo mount match the R1 chassis mounting holes ? Thanks, Id just buy a R2 but they appear to be sold out , anyone want to sell me theres ? 😕

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Old 08-03-2015, 12:48 PM
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R2 has new upper and lower plates, new transmission bulkheads and new motor mount. none of these are compatible at all with the r1 platform including s1 and s2. the hole spacing is completely incompatible.
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Old 08-03-2015, 04:51 PM
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My S2 has been a fun car to drive and work on. EXCEPT the front out drives!

Have broke/cracked 3 in the passed 3 weekends of racing!!

Is there an upgrade????
http://www.tqrcracing.com/shop/produ....asp?p_id=7225

Try this. However braking point will be changed to somewhere in the front. Just do not crash...
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