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Old 05-27-2004, 12:17 AM   #1531
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I would not be surprised if an update for this car will be announced relatively soon.~
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Old 05-27-2004, 12:25 AM   #1532
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What are the parts listed in this package? I m temted to buy one but not sure if this front conversion can be directly bolt on to my stock upper deck. Or do I need to buy the whole center conversion as well?
you don't need the whole center conversion. it will bolt up to the stock upper deck. it consists of a metal bracket that relocates the upper hinge pin slightly downward and outward (shortens the upper arm). it also has new upper hinge pins, carbon fiber front shock tower with inserts to capture the front of the new hinge pin, plastic rear hinge pin holder with carbon fiber bracket to bolt up to the stock upper deck. its a pricy conversion but it made a definite improvement in steering.
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Old 05-27-2004, 04:46 AM   #1533
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Thanks for the info Buggy Master.
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Old 05-27-2004, 04:54 AM   #1534
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I think the guy is trying to sell you a VOne RR Evo. There is no FW-05RR Evo.
I thougth so too..but the fella insist thats its a fw05rr evo....
but..anyhway....pardon me for 'shouting'
I JUST GOT MY FW05R TODAY!!!!!! Yipppeeeeeeee.....dun know when will i have the time to build it....

been reading this threads but cannot remember what are the essential hop up i need to make the car bomb proof....so can anyone post the essential hop up needed for the car please...

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Old 05-27-2004, 06:26 AM   #1535
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I thougth so too..but the fella insist thats its a fw05rr evo....
but..anyhway....pardon me for 'shouting'
I JUST GOT MY FW05R TODAY!!!!!! Yipppeeeeeeee.....dun know when will i have the time to build it....

been reading this threads but cannot remember what are the essential hop up i need to make the car bomb proof....so can anyone post the essential hop up needed for the car please...

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2)
3)
Definitely get steel gears for the differentials. The ones that come with the car will not withstand hard racing.
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Old 05-27-2004, 06:37 AM   #1536
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Definitely get steel gears for the differentials. The ones that come with the car will not withstand hard racing.
I haven't had any issues with stock gears. I've been using them for 3-4 months now.. (Yes racing and practices every weekend,,)
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Old 05-27-2004, 06:54 AM   #1537
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Marcos, I'll be looking out for that purple bomb at FT. I have been watching this forum because of my interest in the FW05R. I am looking forward to see how it performs
i will do my best!!
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Old 05-27-2004, 06:54 AM   #1538
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Definitely get steel gears for the differentials. The ones that come with the car will not withstand hard racing.
Thank you. Keep it coming guys...
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Old 05-27-2004, 10:41 AM   #1539
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Yes, I borrowed my friend's.
how did it perform?
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Old 05-27-2004, 11:26 AM   #1540
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I thougth so too..but the fella insist thats its a fw05rr evo....
but..anyhway....pardon me for 'shouting'
I JUST GOT MY FW05R TODAY!!!!!! Yipppeeeeeeee.....dun know when will i have the time to build it....

been reading this threads but cannot remember what are the essential hop up i need to make the car bomb proof....so can anyone post the essential hop up needed for the car please...

1)
2)
3)
Mugen clutch bell and the 28 and 29T pinion gears. Also change the 46 and 51t spurs that come with the kit to 45 and 50.

What engine and pipe have you got?

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Old 05-27-2004, 11:45 AM   #1541
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I thougth so too..but the fella insist thats its a fw05rr evo....
but..anyhway....pardon me for 'shouting'
I JUST GOT MY FW05R TODAY!!!!!! Yipppeeeeeeee.....dun know when will i have the time to build it....

been reading this threads but cannot remember what are the essential hop up i need to make the car bomb proof....so can anyone post the essential hop up needed for the car please...

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2)
3)
1. Kyosho manifold and pipe.
2. 3Racing front aluminum bulkhead
3. Square titanium center shaft
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Old 05-27-2004, 11:38 PM   #1542
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Mugen clutch bell and the 28 and 29T pinion gears. Also change the 46 and 51t spurs that come with the kit to 45 and 50.

What engine and pipe have you got?

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Most probably i'll be using OS TR with Kyosho pipe and manifold...but havent decide which to get...the 5.2,6 or 7mm.
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Old 05-28-2004, 01:47 AM   #1543
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hi all
about the kawahara front conversion....yes is does work ,but when you order, get a spare "nylon" top hinge pin holder...it doesnt take much to break..
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Old 05-28-2004, 04:44 AM   #1544
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hi all
about the kawahara front conversion....yes is does work ,but when you order, get a spare "nylon" top hinge pin holder...it doesnt take much to break..
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Do you have a part No. Mike?
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Old 05-28-2004, 05:18 AM   #1545
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Ok almost 3 weeks now i didn't touch my FW05R. I need to do post mortem. Last run i had oversteer on power into corner. I will trouble shoot it tommorrow..
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