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Old 05-26-2008, 08:57 PM   #91
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what body shell are you guys running mostly? central, dome, R11
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My Velox made its maiden voyage this past weekend. I've found the car to be responsive to small setup changes. As stated by someone earlier, the kit setup is a decent starting point. With so many setup adjustments on this car, I can't wait to learn more about them. Everything on my car was a "kit" part, except for shock oils and going to the medium rear swaybar. The car, clutch, and brakes all did their job and worked very well. I just need some time to tinker with all of the different setup options.
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what body shell are you guys running mostly? central, dome, R11

We have used them all the dome the central and also the R11. We seem to like the central more at this time. But in Europe they are running the New style Peugeot body I believe. All the bodies work well depends on the steering you would like out of the car.
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Shepherd Velox is the new 1:8 European B-Champion



" Richard Volta is European B Champion
Monday, 26 May 2008
Last weekend saw the European ‘B’ Championship for 1/8th scale on-road held in Kirchberg, Austria. The race saw 125 drivers in attendance and after 4 thrilling qualifying rounds it was Shepherd Velox driver Richard Volta that claimed the pole position ahead of Novarossi employee Michele Baruzzi driving in 2nd. The 3rd spot went to Marco Müller from Switzerland, while the final direct qualifying position was taken by Agostinelli Giordano.

The 45 minute final was won by Richard Volta who never lost the lead during the final in the end finished nearly one lap in front of young Italian racer Alberto Tedeschi in 2nd. Michele Baruzzi rounded out the podium in 3rd, finishing only 0.2 sec in front of Italian team mate Domenico Calce who finished 4th. This was the first European Champinoship title for the young Shepherd Team and comes only 3 month after the release of the Velox."
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Here you go...
How does the braking system work on this car
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It uses a small brake cable or wire as they call it and it has 2 shoes that are mounted on brackets. there is a spring in the middle and works like a canalever brake system on a bicycle. The brake discs are attached to the rear pulley instead of the middleshaft. When the servo pulls the wire the brakes are actuated from the brake arms that are the levers that you see the wire going to.
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what are the spring rates for the velox from soft to hard? how does the blue compare to the white. Are they close to mugen blue and white? any insite would be helpful.
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The spring rates are from soft tohard white- blue- red, I think blue is a little bit harder than Mugen white one.

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The spring rates are from soft tohard white- blue- red, I think blue is a little bit harder than Mugen white one.

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yes this helps alot thanks. Do you own a velox and if so how do you like it any setup tricks? where do you race?
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It uses a small brake cable or wire as they call it and it has 2 shoes that are mounted on brackets. there is a spring in the middle and works like a canalever brake system on a bicycle. The brake discs are attached to the rear pulley instead of the middleshaft. When the servo pulls the wire the brakes are actuated from the brake arms that are the levers that you see the wire going to.
Thanks bro, i appreciate the info....
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have now been running the Velox at the UK nats for two races so far, set up on the car is not far from standard, fast tracks, using the kit blue springs and a tight drivers track (technical) white springs on rear, as for handling, out handles my old MRX and Serpent.

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Is it true that the std setup sheet ask for as much as 4out on the toe? Have you guys found this much need with a track with med to high tracktion
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Depends on the track. I run on a large track with medium tracktion, and my setup is 3 degrees toe in and 2 degrees of camber in the rear. In the front I have 1.5 toe out and one degree of camber. Car hooks up very well.

I also use the protoform frisbee body, it works very well.
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Shepherd's website has some setups you can try

http://www.team-shepherd.com/en/inde...d=24&Itemid=48
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