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Old 04-30-2013, 05:50 PM
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The problem I've always had with the tanks is an internal air leak, so a regular pressure test would have been useless. I fill the tank with water and blow into pressure line to see if bubbles developed after half tank or so. They seem to still have problems internally in my experience.
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:25 PM
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:11 AM
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EU conversion
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Old 05-01-2013, 06:28 AM
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Looks like kyosho shocks on it.
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Old 05-01-2013, 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jzemaxx View Post
Looks like kyosho shocks on it.
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Jamie is running the AE shocks with the Ghea caps and Kyosho bladders.

The conversion kit has been very good in testing/racing so far and has given the car more rear traction, stability, and a better balance on and off power.
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Old 05-01-2013, 06:43 PM
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omg was my car horrible this past weekend. the track got really rutted and blown out. i could not get it under control no matter what i did droop lighter shock oils nothing it just sucked horrific embarrassing lol omg never experienced it this bad. ordered up some new pistons to try csi reds and ghea 8x1.3s . help !!! lol my car right now is on the operating table getting completely rebuilt and the ae team driver next to me driving the track like it was easy lol he was running k shocks they must be better with out doubt his car was on rails( of course he has crazy driving skills to add )
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:35 PM
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I love blown out bumpy tracks, my car is awesome on them.
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by carpet Carlos View Post
omg was my car horrible this past weekend. the track got really rutted and blown out. i could not get it under control no matter what i did droop lighter shock oils nothing it just sucked horrific embarrassing lol omg never experienced it this bad. ordered up some new pistons to try csi reds and ghea 8x1.3s . help !!! lol my car right now is on the operating table getting completely rebuilt and the ae team driver next to me driving the track like it was easy lol he was running k shocks they must be better with out doubt his car was on rails( of course he has crazy driving skills to add )
I recently did a bunch of testing with the K shocks and I actually like the car more with AE shocks on it. Granted I only had the stock TKI3 pistons to work with as everyone was sold out of any other Kyosho pistons so I could only play with shock oils.

So far my favorite setup outdoors has been AE shocks with stock bladders, stock caps, CSI Red Pistons with 60 in front and 50 in the rear with stock silver springs all around. The car was super easy and comfortable to drive yet wasn't lazy at all. Actually it was good enough to prevent me from selling all my AE stuff like I had been thinking about doing lol
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Bigwave View Post
The problem I've always had with the tanks is an internal air leak, so a regular pressure test would have been useless. I fill the tank with water and blow into pressure line to see if bubbles developed after half tank or so. They seem to still have problems internally in my experience.
What is your fix? I hate dumb issues like this! It's nonsense to me!
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:08 PM
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What is your fix? I hate dumb issues like this! It's nonsense to me!
I just went with a hotbodies D8 tank, was an easy mod. No drilling the chassis or anything.

Some friends of mine (They have the same mid tank lean\air leak issues so it's still common if you know what to look for) have just plugged the stock outlet and drilled a hole on the front of tank and ran a line through with clunk. Just like a losi tank.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:15 PM
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That's weird. I've heard of a few people having tank issues, but not many. I personally have never had any tank issues. I would however prefer a tank with a clunk.
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I have only had one issue with an AE tank and it was a wierd one. It was leaking air at the pivot point of the lid/hinge assembly. Not from around the lid oring but at the ear that holds the pin in place.

I'm with heavyjeffd, I would like a clunk tank that is well built. I'm sure there are other clunk tanks that will fit besides the D8 tank, but I just don't feel like buying $200 to $300 in tanks to find the one that fits.
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:11 AM
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by heavyjeffd View Post
I love blown out bumpy tracks, my car is awesome on them.
Haha I bet you do. Ill get it right
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Haha I bet you do. Ill get it right
what was your set up you were using on the track?

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