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Old 01-29-2015, 07:52 AM
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Back at you...good to have someone else locally to share setups with. Looking forward to getting it dialed.

What spares should I stock? C-Hubs, Front/Rear arms, Steering knuckles?
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by dr_hfuhuhurr View Post
Back at you...good to have someone else locally to share setups with. Looking forward to getting it dialed.

What spares should I stock? C-Hubs, Front/Rear arms, Steering knuckles?
Yes to the above and don't forget the Steering Swivel Tubes. I also carry a set of the DCJ shafts, and get a few of the PANARACER spurs from Amain too.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:27 PM
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Got the fan mount yesterday, it's an interesting solution. I like it.


Do you use the center screw in the topdeck?
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Old 02-01-2015, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by JanTRF View Post
Got the fan mount yesterday, it's an interesting solution. I like it.


Do you use the center screw in the topdeck?
How far does this place the fan from the motor?
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Old 02-01-2015, 08:21 PM
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I'm not sure of the exact distance, but the motor doesn't go any closer than the hole in the chassis in front of the fan.
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I would say the distance is something about 15mm.
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Old 02-02-2015, 06:02 PM
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Anyone know where this is in stock?
http://www.vbcracing.com/products/vbc-racing-wildfire-front-foam-bumper-hard-w-mylap-slot-b-03-vbc-0079
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Originally Posted by dr_hfuhuhurr View Post
Anyone know where this is in stock?
http://www.vbcracing.com/products/vbc-racing-wildfire-front-foam-bumper-hard-w-mylap-slot-b-03-vbc-0079
This is some feedback from a team driver when I queried the Hard bumper.

"I would recommend just standard bumper foam...the hard can tweak the car very badly and damage the carbon in a hit. You're better off hurting the bumper. I have the ones without the mylaps mount hole...they are stronger and I would recommend them. But if you need the hole for mylaps i'd just recommend the stock bumper."
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Hi wonder if anyone can help. Drove on a medium grip outdoor track this weekend. Car is box setup except for 450 oil all around and 8000 diff oil. Was a very hot day. My problem is the car is terrible for the first minute and a half (oversteer on and off power) then the car starts getting better and by the end of the run the car is great. Could it be that the diff oil is to heavy?
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Originally Posted by duggyload View Post
Hi wonder if anyone can help. Drove on a medium grip outdoor track this weekend. Car is box setup except for 450 oil all around and 8000 diff oil. Was a very hot day. My problem is the car is terrible for the first minute and a half (oversteer on and off power) then the car starts getting better and by the end of the run the car is great. Could it be that the diff oil is to heavy?
3000 oil might be a lot better.

Have a look at Ryan Makers setup. He has that car pretty well dialed
http://www.petitrc.com/reglages/vbcr...cAsphaltSetup/
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Haven't driven the car yet but very impressed with the design and quality of the build. Everything fit together well with no hand fitting. Shocks are smooth, drivetrain is free. I'll get first laps next weekend on carpet but really looking forward to running modified asphalt in about a month. Thanks to Dave Ehrlich and Korey Harbke for showing me the car and answering my questions.
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Out of the box is the car better for asphalt or carpet ?
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Old 02-16-2015, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by AlanHall View Post
Out of the box is the car better for asphalt or carpet ?
Korey and Dave looked pretty good at Snowbirds with the cars. Only upgrades I saw were the aluminum rear hubs. Not sure if they were running a stiffer-than-stock chassis or not. Looked pretty stock to me. The chassis appears narrower than the older version and with the addition of the floating steering rack, the car should generate more mechanical grip which is very useful on asphalt. I ran the D06 in stock on asphalt and it worked well. I'm excited to put this one on the track.
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I ran an aluminum chassis in modified at snowbirds, but the grip at snowbirds was extremely high... much higher than I had ever seen anywhere at home.

With that said, the base chassis is actually makes the car very versatile and works well on carpet or asphalt. Just a few tuning parts here and there complete the package to your driving style for either condition.

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I'm looking to run it on carpet and just wanted to check if I needed to buy more parts to get it to work
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