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Old 10-25-2006, 03:04 PM   #1531
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Check out Serpent Austria in Wienna, which also is a walk in hobbyshop

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Remenber that the euro is high vs the $ and Europe is very expensive. I really think it is cheaper to get on in the US.
Thanks man.. That is exacty what I was looking for... I know that Europe is expensive, but I checked the prices and they are much cheaper than here in my contry.
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Old 10-25-2006, 06:35 PM   #1532
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Default Rear lower A-arm problems

I was curious if anyone has run into the same problem I am having with the rear lower A-arms and pillow balls? It seems as though if I just brush up against a board (not smack hard) it pushes the rear pillow ball into the A-arm causing a toe-out effect. I even super glued it and that didn't work. I am thinking about threading in a set screw in before I screw in the pillow ball to act sort of like a stopper. But out of all the vehicles I have owned and raced, I have never ran into this problem. Any suggestions would be very appreciated. Thanks
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I did have the same problem, I e-mailed serpent and they send me a new one with the more material added into the tread. send them an e-mail.
They have great customer support.
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:53 PM   #1534
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I was curious if anyone has run into the same problem I am having with the rear lower A-arms and pillow balls? It seems as though if I just brush up against a board (not smack hard) it pushes the rear pillow ball into the A-arm causing a toe-out effect. I even super glued it and that didn't work. I am thinking about threading in a set screw in before I screw in the pillow ball to act sort of like a stopper. But out of all the vehicles I have owned and raced, I have never ran into this problem. Any suggestions would be very appreciated. Thanks
I too had the same problem and I emailed Serpent with my concern and they definitely stepped up to the plate and sent me a replacement. GREAT customer service. While waiting for the replacements, I used the pivot-ball from my old MTX-2 and it worked perfect.
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Old 10-25-2006, 08:37 PM   #1535
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Thanks Guys!!!!!!!! I will get ahold of Serpent USA tomorrow.
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:09 AM   #1536
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Congratulation to Walter Diaz for Making the Main at the Vegas Race. Good job Walter.

Leo, Nigel, Michael, And Randy: better luck next time
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I was curious if anyone has run into the same problem I am having with the rear lower A-arms and pillow balls? It seems as though if I just brush up against a board (not smack hard) it pushes the rear pillow ball into the A-arm causing a toe-out effect. I even super glued it and that didn't work. I am thinking about threading in a set screw in before I screw in the pillow ball to act sort of like a stopper. But out of all the vehicles I have owned and raced, I have never ran into this problem. Any suggestions would be very appreciated. Thanks

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Yeah, I had the same problem and I believe that the problem was with the rear lower arms... manufacturing problem.... anyway, I changed the arms and have no problem... to be safe.. I also used the Mugen upgrade pivot balls...

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Old 10-26-2006, 08:33 AM   #1538
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Congratulation to Walter Diaz for Making the Main at the Vegas Race. Good job Walter.

Leo, Nigel, Michael, And Randy: better luck next time
thank you Paulo...."Good Luck to you as well in Kissimee!!!", see you soon!
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Congratulation to Walter Diaz for Making the Main at the Vegas Race. Good job Walter.

Leo, Nigel, Michael, And Randy: better luck next time

thank you so much mr. morganti! car was dialed, brain fart caused me to tag a barrier and break the axle. 3 wheel drive for 30 minutes!

theres always next year.

Good luck in Kissimee, say hi to Raf and everyone for me!
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Old 10-26-2006, 12:02 PM   #1540
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Unhappy gear diff

Hi, i on my way to change my 710 to a new 720 soon and the most of the new car i sure about but what i need some help with are the front and rear gear diff, if i get three of each front and rear to change wich silicon oil should i use in them?
Serpent get 10-11 types of oil and i canīt have a gear diff for them all, or should i?

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Hi, i on my way to change my 710 to a new 720 soon and the most of the new car i sure about but what i need some help with are the front and rear gear diff, if i get three of each front and rear to change wich silicon oil should i use in them?
Serpent get 10-11 types of oil and i canīt have a gear diff for them all, or should i?

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I don't know about the front (I run a one-way), but in the rear you should fill the diffs with 10,000, 20,000, and 30,000. This is what most 720's are running.
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Hi, i on my way to change my 710 to a new 720 soon and the most of the new car i sure about but what i need some help with are the front and rear gear diff, if i get three of each front and rear to change wich silicon oil should i use in them?
Serpent get 10-11 types of oil and i canīt have a gear diff for them all, or should i?

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Gidde,

don't worry too much on getting all the oils from the get go....

the kit comes with all the fluids that you need to bulid the car. Start with the baseline set-up that the kit provides and test THIS on your track to get a feel (rear diff @ 30K), I feel your changes should not veer off too far from the stock set-up...

you'll love the car! Drive Hard....
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Congratulation to Walter Diaz for Making the Main at the Vegas Race. Good job Walter.

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Thank you Paolo for your support !!
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Old 10-27-2006, 01:14 PM   #1544
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Unhappy gear ratio

Someone know itīs some gear ratio table even of the 720, looked at myTSN but canīt find any there, there was a good one to download there for the 710 but itīs not for 720
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Old 10-27-2006, 02:47 PM   #1545
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Got this from a earlier post in this thread.
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