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Old 05-20-2007, 12:36 AM
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Hi Guys, I'm from Singapore.
Been viewing this thread for a while and thought that I could post shots of my GT.
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Old 05-20-2007, 12:41 AM
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Very nicely done with the F103. I've never watched them before so now I'll be going thru their archives to see all the videos.
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What we used to run on (48& 64 Pitch), were known as the Imperial sizes. Tamiya's introduction of 0.6 & 0.4 Module is 48 & 64 Pitch, but only in metric size.

Do NOT attempt to mix these 2 size together as it will cause damage to the gears, either the spur or the pinions.




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Im not new to rc and understand 48 vs 64 pitch gears but what do you mean by .4 gears???
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Originally Posted by Alfie
From the picture you'd provided, I can really see if your car has the Tamiya Carbon Chassis.

When you have the Carbon Chassis installed, you can try not to install the upper deck that runs to the servo mount. The Carbon Chassis alone is stiff enough to do the job. Hence you will have more space for the wires. Please refer to my picture.

Hope it helps!
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Chassis plate is standard F103GT
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On the f103gt cars has anyone had the problem of the car always pulling to the left on excelleration ?

i was running a f103gt with a stock motor and a 4800 lipo pack.
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Originally Posted by wallstreet
On the f103gt cars has anyone had the problem of the car always pulling to the left on excelleration ?

i was running a f103gt with a stock motor and a 4800 lipo pack.

try cleaning the two bearings that support the axle.
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Just picked up a NIP Courage shell for $20 shipped on ebay.
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Originally Posted by heretic
try cleaning the two bearings that support the axle.

the car is new only used at one tcs event and it was doing it then too .
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Originally Posted by wallstreet
the car is new only used at one tcs event and it was doing it then too .
Try loosening and retightening the screws/bolts, just in case it does have a tweak.
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Even though its new, I would still clean and oil the bearings on that side
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thanks for all the info and help guys
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Originally Posted by wallstreet
On the f103gt cars has anyone had the problem of the car always pulling to the left on excelleration ?

i was running a f103gt with a stock motor and a 4800 lipo pack.
If its always happening, it may be due to a warpped T-Bar. Mine warpped pretty bad once and the car kept spinning out on one side. A bit more disc damping will help cushion the effect. But best to try a new T-Bar to confirm.
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Then you will need the upper deck to support.

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Chassis plate is standard F103GT
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Your T-Bar could be warpped.

Also, check your ball diff. Just last Saturday during my run at the track, upon acceleration, my F103GT swirled to the right and the car felt funny on the differential.

I'll be replacing my diff parts soon.
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Originally Posted by wallstreet
On the f103gt cars has anyone had the problem of the car always pulling to the left on excelleration ?

i was running a f103gt with a stock motor and a 4800 lipo pack.
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Talking about that 2 bearings on the motor mount (1060), Do regular checks on them as they take the most abuse from the motor and all that bashings. Was checking on mine and found them to be gritty.

Given the spare cash, I'll buy some better grade bearings to replace them.

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Even though its new, I would still clean and oil the bearings on that side
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