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Old 06-15-2005, 12:45 PM
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Hey guys just wondering weather or not any Revo/Monster truck guys run onroad pavement racing? The reason i ask is, up here in Canada (well in my club that is) its the coolest thing to watch!

anyone have any on road set-ups or tips?

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Old 06-15-2005, 10:56 PM
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Mostly put on the P3 rockers and set the pushrods to the outtest position on the arms, and some nice onroad tires and it should be fine
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If you race onroad....get the proline roadrages. I use the foams that have the stiff outer rings with them. Very little tire side roll with them. If you put limiters in the shocks you'll get a better center of gravity. I use plastic tubing made for ice maker supply line that you can get from the hardware store. It only takes between 1/4" to 3/8" pieces in each shock to lower the ride height. Be sure to use the same length piece in each shock. Get the shift point to get to second gear a little fast than you would for dirt. The tires hook up a lot better and in my opinion without the tire spin you have to shift a little faster. If there isn't a body requirement....heheheh get a sedan body to cut down on wind resistance. The stock body isn't to bad or the crowd pleaser bodies either however.... on a breezy day you'll notice a difference in the corners. That breeze can tip you over in the corners.

I use the proline Corvette body. It fits pretty good. Here's a pic.
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Hey, I run a Revo also onroad. I found that the stiffest springs, proline 40 series bow ties and 80wt. shock oil work awesome. For added grip i zip tie the suspension down just a little, still leaving some travel to absord. I also have a lot of camber in the front and rear
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acaddude, what tires are those? are they pretty good for onroad?
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Those are the Proline RoadRages. There real good for pavement. The only other onroad tire I would consider would be the 40 series RoadRages. There wider with the same tread pattern. Some people like the 40 series. I personally think the ones I have are just right for me. I use HPI rims. The P3 rockers are a good fairly low cost upgrade for onroad that ogreasurada mentioned.
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My LHS put on an on-road race and it was a blast, alot different than racing in the dirt! I just used P3 Rockers, changed my oil, and ran stock tires. Didn't want to buy new tires as it was only for a day... But the stock did fine.
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