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Old 08-23-2018, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Giorgio
Our diffs, both gear one and sphere one, are based on Gr.5 titanium axle.

Weight is for both 40 grams, which of course can change, according the spur used.
Wow, 40grams.....Maybe a direct drive bevel gear system can cut down on that mass: AE spool 9grams, aluminum axles&dogbones 8grams... 17grams total vs 40grams...
Also guys, rear independent suspension is best for durability without increasing rotational mass...
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Old 08-24-2018, 05:46 AM
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Just picked up one of these and looking to get the electronics this weekend. Going to run it on the black carpet. Will a standard shorty pack fit in this car, or does it require the thin or low profile battery?
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Old 08-24-2018, 05:53 AM
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Originally Posted by MUDVAYNE
Just picked up one of these and looking to get the electronics this weekend. Going to run it on the black carpet. Will a standard shorty pack fit in this car, or does it require the thin or low profile battery?
standard fits. Iím using team Orion and GenAce in mine. I did have one battery swell enuff to make contact with the shock.
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Old 08-31-2018, 06:10 PM
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Hello everyone, just got an F6, been scrolling thru and was wondering if i can get some suggestions/mods that i should do.
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Originally Posted by sonic31
Hello everyone, just got an F6, been scrolling thru and was wondering if i can get some suggestions/mods that i should do.
Get yourself some of the thicker standoffs, they are far stronger and less likely to bend than the standard ones. Also, I found modifying the centre shock to be an extended rod type, with the ability to adjust droop and spring preload independently has helped a lot with tuning.
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Old 09-02-2018, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Holmestead
Get yourself some of the thicker standoffs, they are far stronger and less likely to bend than the standard ones. Also, I found modifying the centre shock to be an extended rod type, with the ability to adjust droop and spring preload independently has helped a lot with tuning.
I'm not convinced the standoffs are that much stronger. I installed some recently and they're only 0.5mm thicker.
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Old 09-02-2018, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by gigaplex
I'm not convinced the standoffs are that much stronger. I installed some recently and they're only 0.5mm thicker.
oh, they are much stronger, not necessarily thicker. Plus Mike at Exotek has a piece to replace a few of those standoffís thatís pretty sweet.
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Old 09-02-2018, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Fran

oh, they are much stronger, not necessarily thicker. Plus Mike at Exotek has a piece to replace a few of those standoffís thatís pretty sweet.
Yeah I've had my eye on that piece.. looks noice !
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Old 09-02-2018, 07:08 PM
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I've been considering getting the jconcepts LeMans kit and Layla body for my F6. Anyone here have one? Outdoor asphalt, would I be running a 17.5 In LeMans class? I assume the body itself will provide a fair amount more downforce than the F1 body does yeah?
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Originally Posted by Holmestead
I've been considering getting the jconcepts LeMans kit and Layla body for my F6. Anyone here have one? Outdoor asphalt, would I be running a 17.5 In LeMans class? I assume the body itself will provide a fair amount more downforce than the F1 body does yeah?
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I do. The body has a definite effect on it. Feels more stable. Iíve only done few basic runs with it using a 21.5 system. Brakes needed adjusting at the time of this video.

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Old 09-03-2018, 02:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Billy Kelly


I do. The body has a definite effect on it. Feels more stable. Iíve only done few basic runs with it using a 21.5 system. Brakes needed adjusting at the time of this video.

https://youtu.be/pm0p799Z1Y0
Cool, how do you like it compared to F1?
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Holmestead
Cool, how do you like it compared to F1?
Itís hard for me to give a comparison. Iíve only got now 20 racedays with F1. And only few runs with the LMP version. Only once on proper surface. Iíd had hoped to get a few others interested. They were hesitant about the open wheel of F1.

Right now now I definitely better with the F1. I know what it can do and Iím used to how it responds to my driving. Also know itís quicker then I can currently drive. I watched it in the hands of much better driver. I do think the LMP has potential to be much quicker. Adding the body does make the car look a bit stronger. The 2 parts Iíve broken most on F1, front wing and side pod links, would not be a concern. This year Iíve had zero broken parts on F1 as my driving has improved, but still way off pace.

This is a fused video. Overlaps 2 videos. Closest Iíve come to running them together.

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Old 09-03-2018, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Billy Kelly


Itís hard for me to give a comparison. Iíve only got now 20 racedays with F1. And only few runs with the LMP version. Only once on proper surface. Iíd had hoped to get a few others interested. They were hesitant about the open wheel of F1.

Right now now I definitely better with the F1. I know what it can do and Iím used to how it responds to my driving. Also know itís quicker then I can currently drive. I watched it in the hands of much better driver. I do think the LMP has potential to be much quicker. Adding the body does make the car look a bit stronger. The 2 parts Iíve broken most on F1, front wing and side pod links, would not be a concern. This year Iíve had zero broken parts on F1 as my driving has improved, but still way off pace.

This is a fused video. Overlaps 2 videos. Closest Iíve come to running them together.

https://youtu.be/ezkszJL3Jys
Cool video! That's great being able to watch them at the same time, very cool.
The LeMans is slower in the video, would you put that down to lack of driving time with that setup?
I agree that it should have the potential to be faster. I'm keen to set one up with a 17.5 and lay down some fast laps on our medium asphalt track!!
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Originally Posted by Holmestead
Cool video! That's great being able to watch them at the same time, very cool.
The LeMans is slower in the video, would you put that down to lack of driving time with that setup?
I agree that it should have the potential to be faster. I'm keen to set one up with a 17.5 and lay down some fast laps on our medium asphalt track!!
the F1 has a Reedy 25.5. The other a Speed Passion 21.5. Combination of a number of things. Think the Reedy motor is just better. Iím far more confident with the F1, this was only second time Iíd run the LMP. And it had almost zero brakes. I bought this one used. So it wa also a chassis shakedown. There are a couple seems in the concrete that will damage a body of hit wrong.

Iím hoping over fall and winter to get to the indoor track. Iíve got a 17.5 system not being used. Might have to give it a try in here. Just need to remember what box itís in.
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Old 09-06-2018, 06:05 PM
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Hello everyone, im new to the F6 chassis and like everybody else i had a very tight front suspension. I was told to sand down this or that to free up the pivot balls but instead i used a 19/64 inch drill bit and drilled the holes in the upper arms. Now its perfect, its not super tight like before but also not loose where it falls out and no more tight suspension! If you're gonna try it remember to use a (19/64 inch drill bit). That size has worked perfectly for me.
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