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Old 03-11-2009, 06:53 PM   #871
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Maybe I'm coming off wrong with the Mike thing, I'm not saying that is a goal I'm hoping to hit within a week. It took me years to get electric racing down to where I have it now, and my goal was to make the Invitational class at the Reedy Race which this will be my first year running it.

Brian Kinwald basically dominated sedan at SoCal raceway the way Mike does at CP, but after years of practice I was finally able to keep on pace with him and once in a while challenge for the win.

I need to get used to the feeling of a nitro sedan, because it really drives nothing like an electric does, but I'll be coming up on any weekends I can to get it figured out and hopefully start going to some of the major nitro races since there are so few major outdoor asphalt races for electric anymore..
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:02 PM   #873
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Wow, my clutch was probably built waay off after that info... Thanks!
Why didn't you show up for the race?
I was looking forward to see you. Let me know next time you will be going to CP (weekend), so I can go and help you set everything up.
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Why didn't you show up for the race?
I was looking forward to see you. Let me know next time you will be going to CP (weekend), so I can go and help you set everything up.
Work unexpectedly got in the way... I'll be heading up next Saturday (21'st) Think you can make it?
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Walter:

Can you email me your setup sheet? I couldn't read it. I just want to compare it to mine.

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Work unexpectedly got in the way... I'll be heading up next Saturday (21'st) Think you can make it?
That's bad, but well; work is always first.
And yes, I can make it that Saturday, I'll see you there....
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:23 PM   #877
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Can you email me your setup sheet? I couldn't read it. I just want to compare it to mine.

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I just did. If you can please copy and post it here. I don't have full adobe....
Note: I used 3mm shims on the top of the rear hubs.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:35 PM   #878
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I got some serious leaking in my shocks after I rebuilt them. I had various bladders that I tried but no go. Can someone confirm if the stock bladders have a flat spot or are they half round?
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I got some serious leaking in my shocks after I rebuilt them. I had various bladders that I tried but no go. Can someone confirm if the stock bladders have a flat spot or are they half round?
From where are they leaking?
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They are leaking from the top. Above the bladder it looks like.

How fast should the rebound be?

My fingers are sore from loosening and re tightening them.
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They are leaking from the top. Above the bladder it looks like.

How fast should the rebound be?

My fingers are sore from loosening and re tightening them.
The rebound is pretty slow.
just fill them up, lave the piston in the bottom, then place the bladder on top of the shock and let it sit for 1 minute, then tighten the top part.
Is that how you did it?
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For the most part. Except I didn't let it sit. I screwed the top on right away.
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For the most part. Except I didn't let it sit. I screwed the top on right away.
Just take your time placing the top part, but if they are still leaking you will need new bladders.
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That's bad, but well; work is always first.
And yes, I can make it that Saturday, I'll see you there....
Cool, what time does the track open? I've got a few ideas I want to try out. Also, as per your setup shows the 1.3x1 pistons, I've never run a 1 hole piston. How would you say it performs vs the stock 1.1x2 pistons?
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No doubt that Mike's the man at CP, but if you're not racing to win, why race?

Gotta aim high!

Hey little boy this aint electric.

You been saying you going to run nitro for ages but all is talk since. A lot of good drivers in nitro, fall in line fool! I can hear all the other nitro guys laughing saying ' i cant wait for this CASTER kid to race so we can kick his behind and send him where he came from ' !!!!!

show up !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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