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Old 05-15-2013, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by vicdamone11 View Post
I run the avid 1 dot in the d plate too. I think maifield only ran that ghea plate at nats. They're all back on the stock plates now. Which is fine with me I'm done with the disco parts.
You have any extras bring them to the mwns this weekend?
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:32 PM
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Yes, I have never tried any of the GHEA plates.
Same here.
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:30 AM
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Looking for a set up to start with for a mid grip track that has allot of blown out spots. I will be geting the avid pils and 1.3 x8 pistons and have the zero hole mod and front turnbuckle mod. Just need a good set up to start with have be out of racing for 2 years just need some help thanks
Yeah I'm looking for a good starting point for 1.3x8 pistons as well. Any ideas anyone?
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Has anyone tried the stock pistons upside down?
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Originally Posted by bottomline2000 View Post
Yeah I'm looking for a good starting point for 1.3x8 pistons as well. Any ideas anyone?
Depending how big the jumps are, I run those pistons with the AE silver springs and typically run about AE 45wt F/40wt R or 47.5 F/42.5 R.
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Old 05-16-2013, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by bottomline2000 View Post
Yeah I'm looking for a good starting point for 1.3x8 pistons as well. Any ideas anyone?
I currently run:

Front - 40wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.
Rear - 32.5wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.

*Full droop up front, 119mm in the rear.
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:03 PM
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We will be looking into releasing the towers so everyone can have all the mods in one package for the most part. One problem is that we are not going to make a rod end for the front tower so these towers would really just be for the die hard racers that aren't scared about getting some custom parts to finish the setup. We will look into selling another companies rod end and ball to complete the setup though.

You do still need to dremel a little with a drum bit on the diff cases to give the camber link rod end room to pivot. The rear tower does have holes that reach past the 0 mod and all holes are still inline with the lower inner hinge-pins.

The towers offer other benefits besides the front camber mod and rear 0 mod, they also change the angle of the shock as you can see but I have also adjusted the amount of travel to better suit the AE shock (especially on rough track conditions).

At the Nats I will be running my 3rd generation of these towers (most likely with a bar on the front for production durability) which will most likely be the final geometry if we go to market.

We also have another part for the RC8.2 that I ran at the ROAR Warm Up and it performed very well so maybe we will couple it with the towers. It is a chassis support doo-hickey to aid in keeping the chassis a bit more flat in the middle.
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Doo-hickey, gotta love it haha. See you this weekend Joor. Who's your hero haha.
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doo-hickey. is that like a thingamebob.
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My rc8.2 was hooked yesterday night !!
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Originally Posted by heavyjeffd View Post
Depending how big the jumps are, I run those pistons with the AE silver springs and typically run about AE 45wt F/40wt R or 47.5 F/42.5 R.
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I currently run:

Front - 40wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.
Rear - 32.5wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.

*Full droop up front, 119mm in the rear.
Thanks sirs. Heavyjeffd I will be running the AKA race at speed monkey. Thought I saw your name on the entry list. No idea of track layout yet but may start high oils.
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Originally Posted by David Joor View Post
We will be looking into releasing the towers so everyone can have all the mods in one package for the most part. One problem is that we are not going to make a rod end for the front tower so these towers would really just be for the die hard racers that aren't scared about getting some custom parts to finish the setup. We will look into selling another companies rod end and ball to complete the setup though.

You do still need to dremel a little with a drum bit on the diff cases to give the camber link rod end room to pivot. The rear tower does have holes that reach past the 0 mod and all holes are still inline with the lower inner hinge-pins.

The towers offer other benefits besides the front camber mod and rear 0 mod, they also change the angle of the shock as you can see but I have also adjusted the amount of travel to better suit the AE shock (especially on rough track conditions).

At the Nats I will be running my 3rd generation of these towers (most likely with a bar on the front for production durability) which will most likely be the final geometry if we go to market.

We also have another part for the RC8.2 that I ran at the ROAR Warm Up and it performed very well so maybe we will couple it with the towers. It is a chassis support doo-hickey to aid in keeping the chassis a bit more flat in the middle.
Thanks so much David for this detail. I am very excited about the towers and would also appreciate the mid chassis support. I have witness marks from my clutch on the chassis. The detail you provided on the towers is exactly what I was looking for!!
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Originally Posted by bottomline2000 View Post
Thanks sirs. Heavyjeffd I will be running the AKA race at speed monkey. Thought I saw your name on the entry list. No idea of track layout yet but may start high oils.
I will be there as well. Can't wait. Love that facility/track. From what I remember the last time I was there the track started out with a little loam on the top after the rebuild, but, it quickly developed a groove and the traction came WAY up. Starting with a higher oil, the track should come to you.
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Originally Posted by Tyler Keel View Post
I currently run:

Front - 40wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.
Rear - 32.5wt w/ 1.3x8 pistons and no rebound.

*Full droop up front, 119mm in the rear.
Keel your buggies looked good this past weekend.

See you next weekend at SPEEDMONKEY
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Keel your buggies looked good this past weekend.

See you next weekend at SPEEDMONKEY
Thank you sir, nitro was definitely a different experience than what I've been used to the past 13 years doing electric only. It was a ton of fun, and got a TQ and win on points night. Ebuggy was equally dialed. Pretty fun night of racing, that's what its all about.
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