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Old 05-14-2007, 10:03 PM   #2401
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Thanks. I don't think I even paid attention to the eccentrics being different left from right. Why are they different and why would results if they were backwards?
They are different cause this way you can raise or lower the front axle (so you will have less or more steering) If you notice, if you mount it in the std way, you will have more material on the bottom of the eccentric, so your axle will be higher. The other way around if you put it backwards
We always use it std (higher axle).
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Old 05-14-2007, 10:36 PM   #2402
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They are different cause this way you can raise or lower the front axle (so you will have less or more steering) If you notice, if you mount it in the std way, you will have more material on the bottom of the eccentric, so your axle will be higher. The other way around if you put it backwards
We always use it std (higher axle).
will the lower axle position give you lower CG? or does it matter?
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:47 AM   #2403
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will the lower axle position give you lower CG? or does it matter?
The lower position will give you a very slightly lower CG. But you may end up with the pulley touching the servo saver. Especially when using the stock excenters combined with the one way you will run into problems.

If you use the 18t optional pulley and the orange excenters, you can mount then in the low position without problems.
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guys, how often do you strip belts (any of the 3)?
would you say 2 gallons a fair run time for any of the 3 belts?
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:39 AM   #2405
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guys, how often do you strip belts (any of the 3)?
would you say 2 gallons a fair run time for any of the 3 belts?
Depends on a lot of factors: is your track clean? are you using diff or one-way? are you using a solid front? Your driving style (some people set their brakes to the max and try to brake hard as late as possible while others drive smoother and use slightly less braking.)
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Old 05-15-2007, 11:26 AM   #2406
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Default 720 '07 kit missing parts...

Hello to all! I've bough t a Serpent 720 '07 (#803005) and i've got a few parts missing in the kit.I list the missing parts:
-It does not came with the front CVD kit, instead it cames with normal dogbones
-front one way system as well the one way lock set to make it into a solid axle
-Bumper LeMans type

Does anyone have the same problem?? Anyway the quality looks great but especialy the CVD and the SPool as an extra where what makes me decide for this kit and not for any other brand.
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Old 05-15-2007, 11:34 AM   #2407
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Hello

You probably have a 720 kit, and not a 720 '07.

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Old 05-15-2007, 11:41 AM   #2408
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What color is your chassis? The '07 has a black chassis. I believe that is the most obvious clue.
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Old 05-15-2007, 11:43 AM   #2409
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What?? but the kit nr is 803005 and e cames with black chassis, the fuel tank as a ruber o-ring!! are not these specs from the '07 kit???
Maybe QC on Serpent are not in their bets days....
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What?? but the kit nr is 803005 and e cames with black chassis, the fuel tank as a ruber o-ring!! are not these specs from the '07 kit???
Maybe QC on Serpent are not in their bets days....
Don't worry; if there's a problem, the guys at Serpent will straighten it out.
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:01 PM   #2411
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I am sure they will and i'm not worried
Just want to know if this has happened to anyone here in the forum.
I've already emailed the shop were i've bought the kit to see what can they do.
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Old 05-15-2007, 04:51 PM   #2412
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They are different cause this way you can raise or lower the front axle (so you will have less or more steering) If you notice, if you mount it in the std way, you will have more material on the bottom of the eccentric, so your axle will be higher. The other way around if you put it backwards
We always use it std (higher axle).
Thanks for the information! The only bad things is that I have to pull the front/rear difs out to see if it's together correctly
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Depends on a lot of factors: is your track clean? are you using diff or one-way? are you using a solid front? Your driving style (some people set their brakes to the max and try to brake hard as late as possible while others drive smoother and use slightly less braking.)
track = not so clean and technical (concrete)
using geaf diff
i'm using 3rd one way, i use the brakes quite a bit

i know its quite difficult to predict these. its just that i've had all the 3 belts now change right just before 2 gallons of run time. just wanted to know how you guys do on run time with the belts?
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Old 05-16-2007, 04:25 AM   #2414
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hi,

when using a front one way what is mostly used? as a one way or solid front axel?

Im driving on a fast track whit high speed sweepers and 2 hairpins,medium tracktion . (track = Baanbrekers Holland)
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Old 05-16-2007, 06:37 AM   #2415
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Hi Guys

Forgive the stupidity of the question but I have to ask

When the rear spoiler is mounted further away from the front of the car (as far back as possible) = the most amount of rear downforce? When the rear spoiler is mounted closer to the front of the car = least amount of rear down force?

The above is true for long sweeping corners. Does the above hold for quick tight corners (90 and 180 degree) type corners?

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