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Old 11-02-2015, 07:57 PM   #1261
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Hmm. That's interesting. I run the PF10 with mine and it was a little loose on entry (off throttle hitting the brakes) and had a ton of turn in throughout the turn, but was controllable. Last time I ran, I spent my time fighting violent traction rolling in 17.5, but it turns out was just bad tires. Switched to what the locals run and car was pretty much on point. I race again in a couple weeks and I plan to test some more. Probably remove the rear inner hinge pin spacers for 0mm. And reduce rear droop.

While messing with the 17.5, I found this car to be more sensitive to roll center and droop settings than to shock angle settings.
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:54 PM   #1262
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Nothing helps more than test and tune time which at my tracks usually doesn't happen. Tracks are set up on race day!
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Old 11-03-2015, 10:17 AM   #1263
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No matter the motor wind, or track
Gearing is always subjective

Especially when comparing a shaft car with a belt car

10.5 & 8.5 are also unusual motors for this car
Most run 13.5 or higher
So in any case, I definitely have to get a new motor with at least 13.5T and above? I do have a Hobbywing 13.5T motor Xerun (bought together with the Hobbywing ESC in combo) but however, it doesn't have turbo. Hence, it is pretty slow when running on the track. Also, I'm not sure why this Hobbywing ESC cannot reverse even though I programmed it with the "Froward/Brake/Reverse" option with the programming card that came with it.

The ESC (also a combo with the 8.5T motor) that I bought lately is SpeedPassion Reventon R. It has the same problem that it cannot reverse even though I also programmed it with the "Froward/Brake/Reverse" option with the Speed Passion programming card.

I just can't figure out why these ESCs/motors can't reverse when the "Froward/Brake/Reverse" is choosen.

Lastly, can I use my Speed Passion ESC together with the Hobbywing 13.5T motor (no turbo boost function)?

With the above questions, can someone please advise me in great details?

Thank you in advance.
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Old 11-03-2015, 12:29 PM   #1264
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Ordered some spares from Exotek along with another motor mount. They forgot the motor mount again!!! LOL
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Old 11-03-2015, 03:35 PM   #1265
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Ordered some spares from Exotek along with another motor mount. They forgot the motor mount again!!! LOL
My motor mount arrived about 20 days after the kit so your other one may turn up yet.
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Old 11-03-2015, 05:18 PM   #1266
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Dave, how do the USGT tires compare to Sorex 32's on carpet? How much setup changes are needed to get them to hook up?
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Dave, how do the USGT tires compare to Sorex 32's on carpet? How much setup changes are needed to get them to hook up?
The USGT tires are good to go
Similar to Sorex 32 & Jaco spec

I'm a bit shocked they work as well as they do tbh
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:56 PM   #1268
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Default Prototype EXO 6 Aluminum Chassis from Exotek!!

Spy Pix of prototype EXO6 aluminum chassis soon to be released Carpet guys you're going to WANT this! The chassis will be stiffer than the cf chassis and should be the ticket on medium to high grip carpet surfaces. Fit and finish is the same high quality you've come to expect from Exotek. Just in time for Santa!!

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Spy Pix of prototype EXO6 aluminum chassis soon to be released Carpet guys you're going to WANT this! The chassis will be stiffer than the cf chassis and should be the ticket on medium to high grip carpet surfaces. Fit and finish is the same high quality you've come to expect from Exotek. Just in time for Santa!!

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Looks awesome ! To bad we have to wait until Xmas to get it !
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Spy Pix of prototype EXO6 aluminum chassis soon to be released Carpet guys you're going to WANT this! The chassis will be stiffer than the cf chassis and should be the ticket on medium to high grip carpet surfaces. Fit and finish is the same high quality you've come to expect from Exotek. Just in time for Santa!!

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PLEEEEASE do this for the EVO5 as well
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Spy Pix of prototype EXO6 aluminum chassis soon to be released Carpet guys you're going to WANT this! The chassis will be stiffer than the cf chassis and should be the ticket on medium to high grip carpet surfaces. Fit and finish is the same high quality you've come to expect from Exotek. Just in time for Santa!!
What is the weight of tha alu chassis vs: the carbon ?
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What is the weight of tha alu chassis vs: the carbon ?
Carbon around 80, aluminum around 105 grams.
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Just received the EXO-SIX conversion for my TB04R, no parts missing other than a ball link from the TB04 parts pack.

Does anyone else find the countersink holes of the main chassis to be a tad too shallow causing the screw heads to stick out (both with stock tamiya hex screws and exotek supplied screws)?
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Just received the EXO-SIX conversion for my TB04R, no parts missing other than a ball link from the TB04 parts pack.

Does anyone else find the countersink holes of the main chassis to be a tad too shallow causing the screw heads to stick out (both with stock tamiya hex screws and exotek supplied screws)?
I'm converting a TB04 Pro II. No issues using the stock Tamiya screws so far. Had to order the alloy suspension holders as the front gearbox could not clear the stock Tamiya plastic holders but otherwise good so far.
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I'm converting a TB04 Pro II. No issues using the stock Tamiya screws so far. Had to order the alloy suspension holders as the front gearbox could not clear the stock Tamiya plastic holders but otherwise good so far.
Actually the Tamiya screws are nearly flush once tightened up. However I was checking the aluminum parts and found that one of the screws holes on the motor mount was not straight, as well as those on the the L-shaped lipo rail mounts.

I'm still in the process of assembling this, will try to get some photos.

Not big issues, but I expected better quality.
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