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Old 03-07-2004, 10:01 PM
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anybody know if the updated rear lower wishbone has been released yet?
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Well thats good to hear that you feal they are about the same strength in the rear suspension department. I never broke a single piece on my NTC3 in the rear in a whole summer of running so I shouldn't have to much breakage I hope with the 710?
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Originally posted by crashed_1
Here's what I think. The rear lower wishbone of the current 710 is weak where the pivot ball threads in. One slight tap with the boards and it'll start to loosen badly...ever tried driving with one side -8 toe?
Agree with you but it does not help when you go on hitting concrete curbs and do acrobatic stunts with on onroad car !

Originally posted by crashed_1
Shocktowers on both cars are weak.
Not with the new and revised 4 mm rear shock tower !

Originally posted by crashed_1
Rear suspension dept on both cars are weak.
A longer (not forgetting slightly heavier ) and older steel pivot ball will solve the problem if you're stripping it. Else, I think in a short while the new parts with the improved plastics will arrive. Our Indonesian friends have already got it. It should be soon when we get ours in the LHS.

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Serpent wins hands down in the quality dept though.
Woow, you edited it fast man ! I wanted to shoot you down and call you a traitor but alas there's no proof of it !
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Originally posted by SupermaxxRich
ON small impacts does the 710 manage to stay together?
Yes it does.
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Old 03-07-2004, 10:14 PM
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Looks like the body does not properly fit on S710. Anyone using this body ?
Like crashed_1 mentioned, you need to reverse the rear body post mountings.

You could also do like what Pitracer or Punisher has done to their Mazda 6 shells. I think somewhat similar to what Ralph Burch did to his Mazda 6 body !



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Awesome, can't wait to try this car out! Does RC-Mushroom have the updated lower rear wishbone? Do they have the updated bottom bumper as well?
I'm pretty sure they have the new 4mm thick rear shock tower?
I just bought my second 710 today!!! Good deal. $360 shipped to my door Now I have all the tool and setup stuff I need. Two car kits, one for a spare(like you guys recommended) a couple of servo's, reciever and a engine. Now I just need a pipe, tons of wheels and some additional spare parts an hopefully some stronger parts like the shock tower, lower bumper and rear lower wishbone! Sould be able to order that stuff in about two weeks. So excited!!!
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Originally posted by InitialD
Agree with you but it does not help when you go on hitting concrete curbs and do acrobatic stunts with on onroad car !
That rarely happens... but I can't help it when someone gets hungry and starts to think of t-bone steaks...

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Originally posted by crashed_1
That rarely happens... but I can't help it when someone gets hungry and starts to think of t-bone steaks...
Can you say snake satay? I think someone should stick that on the shell !

Well, one thing for certain was your car tweaked bad all of a sudden... What happened? I thought it braked very well with diffs and after 2 or 3 rounds, the car's rear end swapped around ! Which was funny because you only see that with a oneway car.
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Originally posted by InitialD
Can you say snake satay? I think someone should stick that on the shell !

Well, one thing for certain was your car tweaked bad all of a sudden... What happened? I thought it braked very well with diffs and after 2 or 3 rounds, the car's rear end swapped around ! Which was funny because you only see that with a oneway car.
Sorry o master "D"...my ignorance has caused us shame. The grub screw on my rear side pulley came loose...thus causing the car to behave like like a dog chasing it's own tail...

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There's a difference between pink and purple ! The pink one gives even less ressistance ! (j/k) If ever there was one !
I'm colour blind! They could be blue with green spots on for all I know
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Woow ! That looked like AGES ago ! Luckily it was not porn stuff !

And I was driving the Impulse PRO with a one way front on rubber tires in my first ever race !
How long ago is that? You reall flipped that guy out of the way - early signs of the dark side?
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Originally posted by InitialD
Saturday? What is he doing in the office replying mails on Saturday? That's unheard of !
Are you trying to tell us that you often have contact with Pieter? Hmmm, there is more to this InitialD guy than meets the eye!
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Originally posted by InitialD
Well, from which LHS did you get to shoot a pic of the 710 from?
Oh, just the usual one, you know

Are you planning to run without shocks?
I like a soft suspension setting, ok

Hey excellent pics of an excellent car BTW !
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Originally posted by InitialD

Blame it on Mark ! He's the culprit !
That won't stand up in court
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Originally posted by InitialD
Julius mentioned that with the new tank also, a small external filter is required for insurance.
His quote can be found in the FAQ.
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