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Old 03-27-2008, 05:53 PM   #1
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this is an ongoing problem that i could use some help with.. my butt comes around my head..serously. when entering a turn tha back end comes around.out of the hole shot it hooks up sweet. on power streering is great for a 2 wheel drive buggy. i dropped the back end down so its lower then the front, and use tire traction wich helps for a little bit.. should i lower the shock oil wieght or the shock piston.out of the 5 piston holes, im on the smallest 1(its hyper-adjust). but my front left tire comes off the ground as it is.. so if i go any lower, it will get worse. what if i put on a heavier spring? have many.. im set at 2* with my rear toe-in will a zero toe-in help.. im also running light diff oil. i think if i go heaveir it will be even worse.?. PLEASE.. any tips will help.. this is a 1:5 hpi 5b.. its all the same, just bigger
SORRY, WASNT CLEAR.. THIS IS A 5B ON-ROAD....
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You might want to post this questioned in the offoad thread. This is the nitro ONROAD thread.

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Old 03-27-2008, 06:51 PM   #3
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i may not have been clear..THIS IN AN ON-ROAD 5B.sorry.. off road guys wont be able to help that much.. i know its alittle diffrent then what you guys are used to, but i think the principal is still the same.. well maybe not..but just tryin to see if i can get it to handle better on the track(on-road) this is a challenge that i find way more interesting then 5lbs of mudd stuffed in my wheels..
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for me it has always been a heavy diff oil in the front vs the rear... but as for the shock positions i would lay the front ones out more lateral and a little more straight up in the back. as for oil weight....again heavier in the front vs back... thats my 2 cents for 4wd onroad...

other then that, can you dial out some steering on your remote?

i have also had too much steering causing your issue....opposite side of the coin......
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