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Old 11-04-2002, 06:45 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone!

I am new to the site as well as new having a TRF 414M.
I tried it over the weekend it is awesome.
Does anybody know a good set-up for carpet and may be an idea where to get the titanium screws that is included in the WCR kit?

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Old 11-04-2002, 09:19 AM   #2
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THere isn't any Titanium screw set available except by buying from other brands. They are pretty much the same. If you want to find out the setting, you have to look into the TRF414 forum.
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correct me if I'm wrong, but I think Tamiya sells Titanium screws, only not as a set for the 414M... you'll have to buy them in packs of 5 or something... and the screws are pretty expensive. As TRF414M says, it might be best to look at other brands of titanium screws.


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Old 11-05-2002, 08:11 AM   #4
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You are right, Tamiya sells them and I found a place in Japan where they sell them.
My problem is though that they are not accepting credit-cards and the cost of Money transfer is about 25% of the goods, to me that is ridiculous.
I am looking at Rainbow ten now they accept credit-cards.
Would you happen to know a good set-up for carpet?
No matter how soft I get the back of the car it keeps throwing around the back.

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Old 11-05-2002, 05:33 PM   #5
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I'll race on carpet next Wednesday (13th), i'll give you a good set-up with rubber tires.

Matt Howard has a Carpet setup with foam tires here: http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...&threadid=8786
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You are correct about that. But I think titanium screws are very similar. If you want to find some cheap titanium screws, just go ahead and get Speedmind new titanium screws. They are a lot cheaper than Tamiya's and the quality is excellent.
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Old 11-06-2002, 02:02 AM   #7
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Do you guys think, putting a waybar in front would help?

"No matter how soft I get the back of the car it keeps throwing around the back."
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yup... I use speedmind screws myself and they've been good. get them from a Hong Kong site, shopping.rcmodel.com.hk.

They might take a while to answer your e-mail queries, and they actually made a mistake in sending me a pack of the wrong screws (I ordered lots of packs)... they're decent and they have a good website.

Also, if you want setups or anything else about the 414M, it might be better to post it in the main 414M thread...
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vic maybe u went too soft ......
heres waht u can do ....
stiffen it up and try raising the rear A-arm mount

like the worlds setting
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Do you guys think, putting a waybar in front would help?

"No matter how soft I get the back of the car it keeps throwing around the back."
You could also try adding some negative camber - say -2 to 3%, that normally helps.
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vic are you sure you do not have any binding or rubbing (front tires rubbing on body)? if you do not if you post your setup im sure you will get some good setup info here to help correct your problem.
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Old 11-07-2002, 02:29 AM   #12
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Thanks for all the help!
So, here I go:
I do not have any binding or rubbing.
My set-up is:
Front:
Sway bar--no
Damper:--White spring-700oil
Toe out :-0.5
Camber: -1.5
Spacers for front arm: Front:3mm Rear:2mm
Damper position:very left hole
No spacers for front axles ortorque rod

Rear:
Sway bar--no
Damper:--Red spring-300oil
Toe in :+1.5
Camber: -0.5
Spacers for rear arm: Front:3mm Rear:2mm
Damper position:Middle hole
No spacers for rear axles

I Guess that is all!
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:22 AM   #13
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KiwiKid,

I always had the impression that if I have very little -camber, the tire would have more % on the ground.
If I would add more - camber means less % of the tire on the ground more slippery???????????
Help me I am fairly new to all this but I love to drive.
I only started this May.
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you should try to have at least -1 to -2 degrees of camber, so the car will have good amount of traction going into a corner. at least thats my understanding of it and i usually run about that much camber in all of my cars.
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You see my set-up above, should I change rear camber to the same as in front or more or less?
What difference does it make in handling?
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