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Old 06-30-2007, 12:56 PM   #2641
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hey guys! did anyone ever notice wear on the aluminum pinion? If so any tips or options like steal pinions? Thanks!!
No aluminum pinion will last forever ... so you'll need to change them after some time.

You can get steel pinions, I got mine from http://www.serpent-uk.com/ but I don't know if they make them any more ... ever since they released the new website I can't seem to find anything.
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thanks! are there still pictures or info about the steel pinions on that site? couldnt seem to find anything.

the weird thing is the kit is only a few races old, just seems that the pinions are wearing faster than normal and I cant find anything else aside from the aluminum pinions.
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Just a thought about your wear on the pinions. If you run the gear mesh to tight it will also prematurely wear the gears. I also think gears will not last for 6 races on any car. You should get maybe two long race weekends on a set of gears. (fri,sat,sun).. Obviously if they are one day races you could probably get 4-5 weekends.. Serpent has the best gears and wear in the industry...
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Old 07-01-2007, 03:17 PM   #2644
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thanks! are there still pictures or info about the steel pinions on that site? couldnt seem to find anything.

the weird thing is the kit is only a few races old, just seems that the pinions are wearing faster than normal and I cant find anything else aside from the aluminum pinions.
I'm afraid they don't have pics any more. I do have a spare set so if you want to buy it, PM me.
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Old 07-02-2007, 12:09 AM   #2645
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I was checking out the Serpent UK site and it looks like some nice stuff coming out soon. When will it hit the US?

http://serpent-uk.com/

S-720>NEW>SERPENT PERFORMANCE PARTS >SPP>

* 803204 - Soft FR Anti-roll blades (generate more steering)
* 803205 - New High Grip clutch Shoe (More aggressive BITE)
* 803206 - Brass Battery holder (Add your weight lower)
* 803207 - Brass filler plate for new team chassis (Add weight to the front)
New 31mm flywheel & LCG Monomount to be run with LCG chassis
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Old 07-02-2007, 12:37 PM   #2646
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Hi julius. can you post your setup and tips of your car when you visited us here at jp race tracks. tnx
Here you go:
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Old 07-03-2007, 04:26 AM   #2647
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More Ackerman Forward holes on the servo saver = Steering response will be smoother and the car will react smoother to any steering input.

Less Ackerman Back holes on the servo saver = Initial steering response will be quicker and the car will react faster.

I like running as much Ackerman as possible. Itís a pretty easy change to make so play around with it to see what you like better.
What about the inner and outer holes?
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Old 07-03-2007, 11:11 AM   #2648
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Lou Vanderwey won the 200mm Sedan class at the Canadian Gas Nationals with his Serpent 720.

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Lou Vanderwey won the 200mm Sedan class at the Canadian Gas Nationals with his Serpent 720.

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Congrats to Lou on his awesome performance. Way to go!!!

Serpent 720 2007 Canadian Champ!!!
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another win for Serpent at the South African Nats this last weekend.
Mikey Wiseman was flying in qualifying and set the pace all weekend.
he took the win in 1/8 as well.
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Well done to Lou and Mikey!
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Are there going to be any team guys at the Great Lakes ? I know I'm going to need some setup help....
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Dear 720 player,driver,i want to know 720 compare to Nt1 which one better,now i playing G4S,want to buy other car kit,see here (m'sia) got many people playing 720,anyone got any opinion thank a lot bro
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You "play" with it ? It ain't no toy, as far as I am concerned
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Dear 720 player,driver,i want to know 720 compare to Nt1 which one better,now i playing G4S,want to buy other car kit,see here (m'sia) got many people playing 720,anyone got any opinion thank a lot bro
Ah, good to hear that many in M'sia are driving the 720!

As for the two cars, they are both very close out of the box but have different advantages and disadvantages. In my opinion, the 720 is more versatile if you race on a variety of tracks.
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