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Old 08-07-2010, 03:35 PM   #2776
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I did not personally install it, my mechanic at the Worlds, Jim Adkins did, but it was easy to get setup and install, and we never had to readjust it.
was there any shock or spring changes with the setup
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Old 08-07-2010, 08:30 PM   #2777
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We did not make any shock changes but we did go 1 step softer on the springs (orange). We also reduced the camber to 2 deg and toe to 2.5 deg.

I will be posting the set up for Scott's car in the next couple of days. Stil trying to catch up on work and family.
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Hey Stefan, There is a set measurement for the long rods. Between the ball cup I think it's 47.7, I will double check. No adjustments needed after that. I ran without the sway bar most of the time. I did try it with the sway bar and gained more steering. It changes the car but only took half a tank to adjust to it. After that it felt normal.
Hi Marcos,

my concern is what happens when you hit soemthing or get hit by somebody?
Especially with the Serpent ball cups, where the rods are easily pushed in.

I would expect the handling to be very weird then?!
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:58 AM   #2780
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From end to end default by manual is 68mm, however
installing long rods can help you to achieve 70-72mm. So, the distances in
your drawing are 68mm (70-72mm using long rods) and 39.2mm. Hole to hole
i dont know maybe 3-4mm less overall.
cool, so you can use the long rods with the short bodies?

would that cause any problems? the shock shaft/piston hitting the bladder?
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:05 AM   #2781
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cool, so you can use the long rods with the short bodies?

would that cause any problems? the shock shaft/piston hitting the bladder?
yes you can use them without problems. the reason for the long rods was
extra adjustubility in rear droop for the 720.
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thanks,

also anyone running the long shock bodies at the rear? and how long are the long compared to short.

what spring do you guys recommend for a track with low traction?

im thinking blue front, purple rear?

also whats the difference between
1650
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...w-Set-Screws-4

and 1649
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...el-Ball-Set-20

serpent recommends 1649 for the lower and 1650 for upper on the instruction manual.
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:21 PM   #2783
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We did not make any shock changes but we did go 1 step softer on the springs (orange). We also reduced the camber to 2 deg and toe to 2.5 deg.

I will be posting the set up for Scott's car in the next couple of days. Stil trying to catch up on work and family.
thanks jim i know how that is when you get a chance

thanks jimmy
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Hi Marcos,

my concern is what happens when you hit soemthing or get hit by somebody?
Especially with the Serpent ball cups, where the rods are easily pushed in.

I would expect the handling to be very weird then?!
be fast dont get hit
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Hi Marcos,

my concern is what happens when you hit soemthing or get hit by somebody?
Especially with the Serpent ball cups, where the rods are easily pushed in.

I would expect the handling to be very weird then?!
No not weird, just different. I ran my first qualifier at the worlds with it untested. I put it on the night before and ran it the next day. Car had a push as expected but felt "normal" after a few laps. It's hard to explain the feel.
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No not weird, just different. I ran my first qualifier at the worlds with it untested. I put it on the night before and ran it the next day. Car had a push as expected but felt "normal" after a few laps. It's hard to explain the feel.
I think he meant weird if a rod got damaged in a crash.
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I think he meant weird if a rod got damaged in a crash.
yep
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I think he meant weird if a rod got damaged in a crash.
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I think he meant weird if a rod got damaged in a crash.
Oh yeah it's gonna get weird for sure.
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anyone using the long bodies/shafts?
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