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Old 04-20-2006, 01:34 PM   #1
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Default Kyosho V-ONE RRR Ultimate Edition (UE)

This thread is for the development of the Kyosho V-ONE RRR Ultimate Edition (UE). It is not a car you can buy from Kyosho or anyone else. It is a project by some of the racers here at rctech.net to make the V-ONE RRR World Championship Edition (WCE) even better, by developing a specification that includes specific performance and durability upgrades to create the “ultimate” V-ONE RRR.

If you would like to particulate in the development of the V1RRR UE specification, here are some guidelines:

(1) You can submit a recommendation for kit-included parts with respect to usage, setting, installation or modification to obtain optimal performance or durability.

(2) For parts not included with the kit, please include some or all of the following:

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Description:
Type of upgrade: (Performance, durability or both)
Reason: Explanation of why the part is better than the stock WCE part or other parts, if applicable.
Setting: Recommended settings for the part, if applicable.

(3) For engines, servos, tuned pipes, tires, bodies or other items, see #2.

(4) For setup recommendations (baseline general use or for a specific track), please refer to the blank setup sheets provided at Kyosho (click here). Unfortunately, you cannot edit these. A fill-in the blank template will be forthcoming, so you may want to wait.

(5) If you disagree with someone, please be polite.

V1RRR UE Version 0.1 (Draft) will be published no later then May 31, 2006. It will be published sooner if possible.

Thanks for your participation!
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Old 04-20-2006, 04:29 PM   #2
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I think I will start us off with an easy one.

Brand: Kyosho
Part number: VZW215-16
Description: 1st Steel Gear (16t)
Type of upgrade: Durability
Reason: The stock gear is aluminum and wears out quickly. This gear will last a long time.
Setting: N/A
Notes: They also make the other 1st gears in steel as well.
VZW215-15 = 15t
VZW215-17 = 17t
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Old 04-20-2006, 05:37 PM   #3
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I think I will start us off with an easy one.

Brand: Kyosho
Part number: VZW215-16
Description: 1st Steel Gear (16t)
Type of upgrade: Durability
Reason: The stock gear is aluminum and wears out quickly. This gear will last a long time.
Setting: N/A
Notes: They also make the other 1st gears in steel as well.
VZW215-15 = 15t
VZW215-17 = 17t
i agree with on that. that's my only problem with the RRR.
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Old 04-20-2006, 07:15 PM   #4
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Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-030
Description: Side Stiffener For V One RRR ( R )
Type of upgrade: Durability (Metal Alloy) and performance
Reason: Provides more rigidity and less flex than plastic part. Can withstand repeated installation and removal without being damaged. No chance of breakage or part fatigue. Will outlast the useful life of the car.
Setting: N/A

Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-021
Description: Brake Bracket For V One RRR
Type of upgrade: Durability (Metal Alloy) and performance
Reason: Increases rear bulkhead stiffness and provides a stronger holder for the brake bar. No chance of breakage or part fatigue. Will outlast the useful life of the car. Can withstand repeated installation and removal without being damaged.
Setting: N/A

Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-022
Description: Brake Bar For V One RRR
Type of upgrade: Durability (Metal Alloy)
Reason: No chance of breakage or part fatique. Will outlast the useful life of the car.
Setting: N/A

Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-040
Description: Throttle Mixing Arm For V One RRR
Type of upgrade: Durability (Metal Alloy)
Reason: No chance of breakage or part fatigue. Will outlast the useful life of the car.
Setting: N/A

I know that not everyone agrees with these, so it will be good to get some feedback.

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Old 04-20-2006, 07:22 PM   #5
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I think I will start us off with an easy one.

Brand: Kyosho
Part number: VZW215-16
Description: 1st Steel Gear (16t)
Type of upgrade: Durability
Reason: The stock gear is aluminum and wears out quickly. This gear will last a long time.
Setting: N/A
Notes: They also make the other 1st gears in steel as well.
VZW215-15 = 15t
VZW215-17 = 17t
Excellent! I wish I would have known about the steel gears when I bought the 15T/21T gears a few weeks ago.
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Old 04-20-2006, 08:18 PM   #6
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Excellent! I wish I would have known about the steel gears when I bought the 15T/21T gears a few weeks ago.
See that... it's working already.

I have a hole list of stuff I will try to get on tomorrow.

Are we only to list the items we have used? That way we can give real input.
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Old 04-20-2006, 09:11 PM   #7
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Great info guys!! I just got the kit last week and was wondering what upgrades are needed... really appreciate it.
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Old 04-20-2006, 09:23 PM   #8
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See that... it's working already.
You know it! That's the intent.

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Are we only to list the items we have used? That way we can give real input.
Either what you've used or done - or someone else has documented and validated. There is a lot of really good info in the RRR thread that I'm going to add to the spec if those guys don't add it themselves (they get credit for it, of course). I don't expect to get 100% participation, but it would be good if we could get close.

We'll see what people submit. Just because it's submitted, doesn't mean it will be included in the spec. It has to pass everyone's scrutiny and sanity check - and I don't really want to include anything that someone hasn't validated. If a reliable source or consensus identifies something that shouldn't be in the spec, then it's not going to make it.

I intend to build the UE. No question about it. It will be interesting to see what the total damages look like ($$$ ). If all the parts are available, I might be piloting version 0.1 by mid-June.
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I think I will start us off with an easy one.

Brand: Kyosho
Part number: VZW215-16
Description: 1st Steel Gear (16t)
Type of upgrade: Durability
Reason: The stock gear is aluminum and wears out quickly. This gear will last a long time.
Setting: N/A
Notes: They also make the other 1st gears in steel as well.
VZW215-15 = 15t
VZW215-17 = 17t

great tip! i almost bought a new set of pinions! tnx!
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i used the blade sway bar for the rear the kawahara thursday during open prac. b careful it broke a blade i didnt hit anything & it was set at the softest position just fyi
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hmmm....sorrie that i dun have any thing to share as i mainly using stock on my WCE.

Nevertheless, I very grateful to all people here that willing to share tips on our babes to make it to ALL round champion car
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Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-005
Description: Solid axis adapter
Type of upgrade: car performance
Reason: suits the track I run, and matches my driving style. I have tried diff and one way, but achieved the best lap time with spool.
Setting: N/A

Brand: 3Racing
Part number: V3R-042
Description: Spring bottom cap
Type of upgrade: durability
Reason: much stronger than plastic, which comes with the WCE kit. Looks nicer
Setting: N/A
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i used the blade sway bar for the rear the kawahara thursday during open prac. b careful it broke a blade i didnt hit anything & it was set at the softest position just fyi
Just a few questions, if you don't mind:

(1) Did you notice that something was wrong while you were driving or when you inspected the car back in the pit?
(2) How long have you been using the sway bar?
(3) Have you used the sway bar with any other setting? (i.e. medium, hard) And if so, when did you change it to soft?
(4) Were you in any accidents that day or the previous time your raced?

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Brand: K-Factory
Part number: K1910
Description: Front One Way / Solid Axle
Type of upgrade: car performance
Reason: The ability to go from a spool to a one-way fairly easy.
Setting: N/A
http://www.kfactoryracing.com/produc...1910&pageNum=1

Brand: K-Factory
Part number: K1907
Description: 4mm Rear Carbon Shock Tower (w/alum. stiffener)
Type of upgrade: durability
Reason: Helps stripping out rear bulkheads where tower mounts during traction rolls / helps prevent rear tower breakage
Setting: N/A
http://www.kfactoryracing.com/produc...1907&pageNum=3
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Just a few questions, if you don't mind:

(1) Did you notice that something was wrong while you were driving or when you inspected the car back in the pit?
(2) How long have you been using the sway bar?
(3) Have you used the sway bar with any other setting? (i.e. medium, hard) And if so, when did you change it to soft?
(4) Were you in any accidents that day or the previous time your raced?

Thanks!
noticed somthing wrong while driving & when i did an inspection found the blade broken it snapped on the inside right were it comes out of the mount so im back to the stock sway we will see today in qual how it goes ive only raced the car at the pre nats & a couple practices so but ive had the sway the whole time ive only used the bar on the soft setting never hard ive had no accidents either
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