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Old 04-16-2018, 04:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Airwave View Post
What is the difference between VBC and Tamiya ones?
Too many things are diferent, rear width more like it should and camber link positions are shorter, for example the longer one is in between the 2 holes of vbc and shorter is shorter than the shortest possible position vbc ones has.

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To use Tamiya rear hubs do you have to drill them out to fit the larger pins VBC uses?
yes you do, but it's easy to do. I did it without using any expensive tools.
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Old 04-17-2018, 01:35 PM
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Here is the last setup I used at the ATS race in Edmonton.

http://site.petitrc.com/reglages/vbc...onton20180415/
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Old 04-20-2018, 10:39 AM
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Today I lost the m4 screw and everything with it, the bearings, the spacer, the small conical shim... So as I've mounted D09 arms and hubs in the rear, I've done the same in the front... On asphalt, the c-hubs-based steering is way more efficient than the new one! ISo back to D9.5 for me!

also find the new plastic component very "sandy" compared to the red old one...
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Why did you mount the D09 bits in the rear ?

Can you elaborate on the steering difference on asphalt ? I race on asphalt and find the D10 more connected and reactive in terms of steering - also more linear
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Old 04-20-2018, 12:50 PM
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In the rear I had no choice, as my rear hubs were defective out-of-the-box (still no news from Tonisport by the way). It seems that some of the first batch were just badly mold and the arm's hole are not perpendicular to the bearings hole. So with that you gat asymmetrical toe-in, which is really a problem on the track (car is stoppen when turning left). So first I use the D09 arms with D09 rear hubs and D10 front knuckles. I ran twice or thrice and finally I lost the M4 screw and with it the bearing, the shims, etc.

So from there I had no other choice than re-install D09 c-Hubs and try. The car was indeed different in the front and absolutely less linear, and it feels better to me, especially in corners entry. It seems that it could be better on small carpet track but on our outdoor track I really prefer the feeling of the D09 :-)
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Old 04-22-2018, 07:54 AM
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Hi All

Find my set up sheet - for outdoor , a bit bumpy - medium to low grip .

Works well , I used RC3 to get the base and tuned for the track .

I am thinking of going SMJ blue (2.8) in front and Xray 2.6 rear . This to get away from the slight death ring.

The current set up does away with a lot of camber gain and has super rear gent traction and lateral grip - maybe a wee too much
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Default Shock Bladders

Hi All ,
I find that the black badders allow the shock to sweat on the D10 . Any feedback ? I was told by some of the ex team drivers to use the xray black bladders or maybe the vbc blue bladders .

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Went out with my new d10 at the weekend and have to say itís quick lots of steering ( think thatís down to the steering was same as when I run a mi5 ) after few changes had a good base setup and could push the faster boys at my track that day

itís easier to drive then d09 but had trouble with build with arms being to big so ended sanding the edges that face the ff and rr hinge pin blocks to get to drop freely ( I donít mind fettleing to much plus itís better then to much slop)

also vbc forgot my alloy chassis but sent it next day with a free car stand worth $17 so canít complain

really happy with the car
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