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Old 08-06-2009, 05:21 AM   #766
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Mine was broke at the hinge too if your looking at the car from the front it was the one on the left
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:26 AM   #767
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Mine was broke at the hinge too if your looking at the car from the front it was the one on the left
freaky... mine broke on the same hinge...
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Mine was broke at the hinge too if your looking at the car from the front it was the one on the left
Hi, I am from Malaysia............is this(photos) what u mean?





all the fuel tanks had already been sent to Serpent Asia, and they will replace with the new IMPROVED VERSION....they promised
....just received the reply from Serpent Asia yesterday...they will ship out the fuel tank very soon
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:42 AM   #769
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Hi, I am from Malaysia............is this(photos) what u mean?





all the fuel tanks had already been sent to Serpent Asia, and they will replace with the new IMPROVED VERSION....they promised
....just received the reply from Serpent Asia yesterday...they will ship out the fuel tank very soon
yes... same thing!!... so i presume my LHS where i got my kit from should replace it for free?
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hope they get here in AU quickly.
maybe second batch kits the tank will be ok ?
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yes... same thing!!... so i presume my LHS where i got my kit from should replace it for free?
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How much smaller front tires do you guys run? 2mm?
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Mine was broke at the hinge too if your looking at the car from the front it was the one on the left
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freaky... mine broke on the same hinge...
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Hi, I am from Malaysia............is this(photos) what u mean?

all the fuel tanks had already been sent to Serpent Asia, and they will replace with the new IMPROVED VERSION....they promised
....just received the reply from Serpent Asia yesterday...they will ship out the fuel tank very soon
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hope they get here in AU quickly.
maybe second batch kits the tank will be ok ?
Hello guys, there are a few tanks from the first batch that have a defect. The factory is already working on it and a few samples of the new ones are already in USA and will be tested by one of our Team drivers in Homestead this weekend. As soon as we got confirmation that they are good, they will go in production. For all USA customers with a problem with the tank, we will replace for free plus free shipping. We will let all know when they are ready and how to proceed in order to get the warranty tank.

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Old 08-06-2009, 04:24 PM   #774
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Hello guys, i'm back from Toledo after a full week of testing. The main goal was to learn the car, test every single adjustment and come up with a basic setup. I test a lot, so much that i used around lots of sets of tires! Every time i put my car in the track it had something different in the setup, even thru the qualys and the final race.
I have to say that i am really impressed with the car. Not only with the performance, but also durability. I had no failures after a full week of abuse.
I came up with 2 setups, one with the std car ( i mean with whatever comes in the box) and another one changing stuff around. I still need to work a little bit more to improve the setup, but this is a good starting point. I think i will be able to have a good performance at the nationals.

So regarding the setup, this is the one out of the box:

Front
stock diff oil
0 droop
middle roll center position
car long
2mm caster in front of arm
5.5mm ride height
stock springs (blue) 1st hole
3 hole piston
40wt oil (1000 cst)
0.5 toe out
1.5 camber
stock sway bar, flush in the collar
ackermann in back position and narrow
198mm width

Rear
stock diff oil
3 droop
1st hole bottom pins
car long
camber link inner and 2nd position from bottom
2mm under link on inner position
6mm of ride height
stock springs (red short) 2nd hole
3 hole piston
40wt oil (1000 cst)
2.5 toe in on each side
3.5 camber
stock sway bar, inside hole in the arm and flush in the collar
199mm width

Tires
38F
40R or 42R
2mm split


This will be my starting setup for the Nats:

Front
200K diff oil
-1 droop
middle roll center position
car long
3mm caster in front of arm
5.5mm ride height
stock springs (blue) 1st hole
2 hole piston
1100cst
1 toe out
2 camber
stock sway bar, 2mm in the collar
ackermann in back position and narrow
198mm width

Rear
80K diff oil
3 droop
2nd hole bottom pins
car 1mm shorter
camber link inner and 1st position from bottom
2mm under link on inner position
6mm of ride height
Long pink spring 2nd hole
3 hole piston
40wt oil (1000 cst)
2.5 toe in on each side
3.5 camber
Soft Sway bar inside hole in the arm and 2mm in the collar
199mm width

Tires
35F or 38F
40R or 42R
2mm split


I used stock gearing for Toledo (17 - 22 / 60 - 54)

Hope this info can help
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How much smaller front tires do you guys run? 2mm?
yes 2 mm split
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Old 08-06-2009, 04:25 PM   #776
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Mine was broke at the hinge too if your looking at the car from the front it was the one on the left
I was lucky, mine was fine. Will be fixed really soon
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Old 08-06-2009, 04:28 PM   #777
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Standard position.

There was no oversteer with this setup on the Toledo track.



I didn't try the Stratus body. I plan to do that soon, as well as the Altis.

As for tires, I know Paolo was running 38F/40R early in practice, but I don't know what he finished with.

I ran 35F/40R in qualifying, but ran the harder compound for the longer mains and discovered I liked those tires better.
Good to see you at the GLC and congrats on your run. see you at the Nats!
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:19 PM   #778
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Paolo are you still setting up your ride height with the hudy set-up fixtures to 7.5 then adjust with tire height. Thank you
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I wouldn't use the 9254, they're only rated at 4.8 volts and it only has 47oz/in of torque. The 9402s are better, they are just analog. I'm running 9452's throttle and steering and they fit and work really well.
Hi Quietstrom76, thanks for the prompt advise, will check them out at LHS. Any other sugguestions from other owners?? as I am going to check this weekend...thanks
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Good to see you at the GLC and congrats on your run. see you at the Nats!
whats up paolo? must be tuff having to race 4 a week.
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