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Old 12-20-2017, 09:36 AM
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Email Bruce and ask him if you can get that chassis.
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Old 12-20-2017, 11:17 AM
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just replace the turn buckles that are included in the kit with Lunsford titanium and it'll be dang close to bullet proof. that's all I've done and I race with 2x4 barriers and haven't broken any front end parts. no slop either, I just ordered the parts to update my rev8 to 8.5.
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Old 12-21-2017, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by DavidNERODease View Post
The "i" version as seen here -
It was mentioned in the Speedmerchant news as well...
"The new Rev 8.5 and RoadKill 10 Carpet, and the 8.5i variant Chassis/Bottom Plate"
I'm just hoping the "i" version is real thing and not just a factory team special.
Yes you can get it. Email Bruce.

We have tried a few minor tweaks over the past couple years and the current inline kit I have been running is stellar. Bruce has built a couple for some of my local drivers so it should not be a problem to get one in short order. Let me know if you have any questions on setup. Andrew Mowery
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Old 09-27-2018, 04:13 PM
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I don't get to race often, when I do it's on asphalt. Sometimes a long flowing track, sometimes at a much shorter, technical track. I run a REV 8.5 with a new school front end that I'm pretty happy with. What does changing to an Associated style pivoting front do for the handling? We have low to medium drip and when I have a problem, it's getting off the corner under power. Would changing help or hurt that?
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:48 AM
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8.5i setup from NYGP

Front: toe in 2 deg, camber .2, asc .20 springs, rd ht 3.4 Droop 1.5mm, Reactive block 5 deg, Caster 2.5 deg
Servo full forward, Xray saver, tie rods flat
Middle 30 wt oil, Blue asc spring, .5mm under front ball stud on side links
Rear: orange spooge tube lube, .18 side springs, rd ht 3.4, droop 3mm
Tires Hand out
FR tires 40.2mm CA side wall
R tires 40.2

Motor Hand out CanAM, Gearing spec 72/56
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