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Old 01-15-2014, 04:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Smartypants View Post
Are you sure, Yellow markings with tamiya stuff normal means medium?

That was the thin springs, the new black ones are wider and they have gone and changed the colours (Confusingly)

Does anyone actually have the rates for the new springs?
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Qatmix View Post
That was the thin springs, the new black ones are wider and they have gone and changed the colours (Confusingly)

Does anyone actually have the rates for the new springs?
Hi,

The new spring rates (TRF418):

Red=soft
Black (without marking)=medium
Yellow=hard
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:23 AM
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The link just freezes both of my computers? anyone else having any issues?
Qatmix - I will email it to you if you continue to have problems ok. Pm me your email.
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Qatmix - I will email it to you if you continue to have problems ok. Pm me your email.
Thanks, will try again later

Originally Posted by Mate_Nemeth View Post
Hi,

The new spring rates (TRF418):

Red=soft
Black (without marking)=medium
Yellow=hard
Thanks, I know the grading in relationship to each other, I just want to know the rates though so I can compare them to Ride / HPI's etc

i.e RideRed = 301gmf/mm Tamiya Red = ???
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Qatmix View Post
Thanks, I know the grading in relationship to each other, I just want to know the rates though so I can compare them to Ride / HPI's etc

i.e RideRed = 301gmf/mm Tamiya Red = ???
No info yet on that, though they do feel similar to the old Red's and Yellow's.
When Tamiya release that info I'm sure Kentech will post for us per usual....
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:48 PM
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Hey guys!

What low profile servo do you recommend?
For 4pks R radio.
want to go with futaba,but i was wondering what are tamiya using in the official 418 promo pictures?
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Qatmix View Post
Thanks, I know the grading in relationship to each other, I just want to know the rates though so I can compare them to Ride / HPI's etc

i.e RideRed = 301gmf/mm Tamiya Red = ???
You might be waiting for a while... Tamiya never publish spring rates for their springs. They are only ever published by people who have actually tested the springs themselves.
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Davzone View Post
Hey guys!

What low profile servo do you recommend?
For 4pks R radio.
want to go with futaba,but i was wondering what are tamiya using in the official 418 promo pictures?
can't go wrong with a BLS551...

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Old 01-15-2014, 06:46 PM
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Does anybody know what the overall shock length should be once completely done. The manual doesn't say. Im sure as long as they're equal it won't matter. But an exact length of what they should be would be nice if someone knows
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:42 PM
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Does anybody know what the overall shock length should be once completely done. The manual doesn't say. Im sure as long as they're equal it won't matter. But an exact length of what they should be would be nice if someone knows
61.5mm
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61.5mm
Appreciate the quick response
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Old 01-16-2014, 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Smokem Racing View Post
You might be waiting for a while... Tamiya never publish spring rates for their springs. They are only ever published by people who have actually tested the springs themselves.
Yep, I know. Hopefully I will get some numbers this weekend. They seem to feel very much like the ride springs although I'm sure they are not them.
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Just put them in the bin and move on with life
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Old 01-16-2014, 10:12 AM
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Quick set up question's.

My current set up has 3mm spacers under the upper arm (rear) ball connectors but I'm currently running 1mm under the front connectors. On the rear I also have 3mm spacers under the ball connector on the hub. Is it better to have the 3mm spacers on both the front and rear or is it ok the way I have it set up?
Also does anyone have suggestions on how to tune the sway bars? I have the fronts pretty well tuned but on the rear when I lift up on the left arm I get about 1/4 inch play on the right arm but when I lift up on the right arm the left arm has over 1/2 inch of travel no matter what I try I can't seem to get rid of this excessive play on the left.
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Has anyone here got even left and right throw without messing with the end points? I can get full lock but i have my Steering balance at 70 % one side and 90 at the other..

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Just put them in the bin and move on with life
Heh! I know just curious. It seems the Yellows are the same as HPI silvers
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