R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-06-2010, 03:32 PM   #211
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 478
Send a message via MSN to PMSorber
Default Answers

Quote:
Originally Posted by wmay11 View Post
Hi PM, I had a look at you set up for low traction, some questions please?
What does the radioplate tuning give you?
White rear on fornt?
350 on front for oil?
And what do you mean by rear side upper-front arm up?

Absolutely low this car found the reason for stripping gears, Kyosho first

Thank you!
Here we go...
  • Radioplate tuning will give more lateral grip allover
  • White rear springs on front yes
  • 350 Oil for front with one hole
  • Front upper arms can be set on different way's, just set the frontside down and the rear side up. It will provide you with just that small bit more steering.

Stripping gears??? We never had that.
__________________
@ConSult Trading
Team Shepherd, PiraniRC, Sonic and Awesomatix BENELUX
www.team-shepherd.nl
PMSorber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2010, 09:52 AM   #212
Tech Regular
 
wmay11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 358
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Sorry I meant love the car, sure I see what you mean, reactive caster I will try that and the rear springs on front are a little softer than white front.

Thanks PM
__________________
RX8 - Savox - Reds Racing - Ko - Contact - Enneti
wmay11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2010, 09:57 AM   #213
Tech Regular
 
wmay11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 358
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigBellyCat View Post
Absolutely low this car found the reason for stripping gears, Kyosho first

Thank you!
I dont understand what you mean by this. Stripping gears? Never had that happen to me. I own two 1/8 cars and never had to replace stripped pinion or spur gears in an entire season of racing[/QUOTE]

Sorry absolutely love this car, my issue was I had a Kyosho first pinion in and I was chewing up spurs at a crazy rate, for the life of me i could not understand it.

Cheers mate!
__________________
RX8 - Savox - Reds Racing - Ko - Contact - Enneti
wmay11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2010, 02:39 PM   #214
Tech Regular
 
BigBellyCat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 443
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

It rained absolutely horrible tonight and i'm pretty sure the testing lot will be washed out and may have a light sprinkling of sand/debris/pebbles/crud from the rain.

If the night before the race,it rained, would i have to remain with the low traction setup or go for softer tyres?
Which component of the car must i adjust first to compensate for the lack of traction? I'm starting with tyres at 32F/32R, then moving up to 32F/35R. The tracks average temp during the day is 29-32deg celsius and the track is hovering around 39-42deg celsius over the past 3 days when i was last there.

Any suggestions? I just want to have a setup to revert to in case the weather was different prior to the race day
I'm experimenting with the gurney wing, how much trade off in speed should i expect if i increase the spoiler's height by 3mm? or should i just go by 'feel' and see if the rear feels planted? I have two bodies for testing the Protoform 909 and the classic LOLA body. Cant seem to tell which is better except the LOLA seems to tack straight like an arrow
BigBellyCat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2010, 03:14 PM   #215
Tech Addict
 
speedracer1bp's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 504
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default Cefx parts

Quote:
Originally Posted by PMSorber View Post
Here we go...
  • Radioplate tuning will give more lateral grip allover
  • White rear springs on front yes
  • 350 Oil for front with one hole
  • Front upper arms can be set on different way's, just set the frontside down and the rear side up. It will provide you with just that small bit more steering.

Stripping gears??? We never had that.
PMSorber, have you tried Josh's CEFX parts? I have them on my car, and here in the US I think they work great! Do you think there is any advantage or disadvantage to them or just preference?
speedracer1bp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2010, 11:29 PM   #216
avs
Tech Master
 
avs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,175
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)
Default

hi all,
i am finally getting around to mounting a new body (p909) and noted Josh's setup from GLC last year, which listed 21mm off the front and 158mm tall.

can someone (josh?) confirm that the height measurement is from rear center or from the tallest portion of the side ventrals?

i have fashioned a spacer that lies on top of the existing rear posts. so that the centering pin and rear shock tower relationship is unchanged.

is this how you got 159mm height or did you use taller body mount arms? i got a set of evolva arms which just need a little grinding to fit.

the spacer leaves the geometry intact but it tends rock foraft. does anybody have a better scheme for getting rear body height needed for the current crop of shells?

thanks for the help.
tony
__________________
Tony Shimko
avs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 02:10 AM   #217
Tech Regular
 
BigBellyCat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 443
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Which wheels are compatible for the Velox V8? When i was trying to order online i couldnt find a wheel ( xcept Shepherd's) that is specific for The Velox.
Will Mugen/Kyosho wheels fit? I know Serpent wheels wont fit as i got a set. I'll be ordering enough wheels to last for an entire season.
Would you all recommend standard foams or multi rings foams?
BigBellyCat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 02:30 AM   #218
Tech Addict
 
speedracer1bp's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 504
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default Tires

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigBellyCat View Post
Which wheels are compatible for the Velox V8? When i was trying to order online i couldnt find a wheel ( xcept Shepherd's) that is specific for The Velox.
Will Mugen/Kyosho wheels fit? I know Serpent wheels wont fit as i got a set. I'll be ordering enough wheels to last for an entire season.
Would you all recommend standard foams or multi rings foams?
Mugen, Kyosho wheels fit perfectly
speedracer1bp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 02:32 AM   #219
Tech Addict
 
speedracer1bp's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 504
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default body height

Quote:
Originally Posted by avs View Post
hi all,
i am finally getting around to mounting a new body (p909) and noted Josh's setup from GLC last year, which listed 21mm off the front and 158mm tall.

can someone (josh?) confirm that the height measurement is from rear center or from the tallest portion of the side ventrals?

i have fashioned a spacer that lies on top of the existing rear posts. so that the centering pin and rear shock tower relationship is unchanged.

is this how you got 159mm height or did you use taller body mount arms? i got a set of evolva arms which just need a little grinding to fit.

the spacer leaves the geometry intact but it tends rock foraft. does anybody have a better scheme for getting rear body height needed for the current crop of shells?

thanks for the help.
tony
Tony, team C makes rear body post extenders specifically for the Shepherd.
Contact Stephen at www.teamcracing.net They Are awesome to work with.
speedracer1bp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 03:29 AM   #220
Tech Regular
 
BigBellyCat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 443
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by speedracer1bp View Post
Mugen, Kyosho wheels fit perfectly
Thanks for the info, testing continues...
BigBellyCat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 08:27 AM   #221
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 478
Send a message via MSN to PMSorber
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by speedracer1bp View Post
PMSorber, have you tried Josh's CEFX parts? I have them on my car, and here in the US I think they work great! Do you think there is any advantage or disadvantage to them or just preference?

Ofcause we did, I have them as well and some are about alway's on our car
The problem is twofold: a) Nobody else uses these parts in the Benelux and its expected from me to help others. b) We noticed that these parts work better on high-grip tracks, we dont have those here in NL.
__________________
@ConSult Trading
Team Shepherd, PiraniRC, Sonic and Awesomatix BENELUX
www.team-shepherd.nl
PMSorber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2010, 08:48 AM   #222
Tech Regular
 
wmay11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 358
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Taking a chance with this post but does anyone know stock shims for AAC STI Sirio CL7R, wanting head clearence stock before I fire it up again?

Cheers man!
__________________
RX8 - Savox - Reds Racing - Ko - Contact - Enneti
wmay11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2010, 03:33 AM   #223
Tech Apprentice
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Heidelberg/Germany
Posts: 85
Default

Hey guys,
i just want to give some comments to some off the questions.

CEFX Parts: As Pieter said they are specified to use on high grip tracks like the US tracks. We tried it many times in europe and always need to go back to the shepherd ones.

Body height: There are some different rules all over the world. In efra i think you have to messure the highest point in the rear, so the sidewalls will be higher !!! So it depends on the rules.

Body rasing: I also want to raise the body without changing the geometrie.
Also we, Shepherd, do have some nice body post extensions. item is 905302.

And one more thing for you guys out there, if you are running the cars on high grip tracks and higher temperatures, i would recommend the harder plastic parts for the suspension. There are two different sets of, i gues the 900006 and the 900007. One is hard and the other one, the 07, is extra hard.

Thats it for the moment

Alex
coupe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2010, 05:41 AM   #224
Tech Addict
 
speedracer1bp's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 504
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default Shepherd drivers

Hey Coupe, I saw recently that David Spashett won the Rd3 of 1/8th BRCA nats with a Shepherd Velox, Was this a one shot race for him?, or might there be some news?

Last edited by speedracer1bp; 06-10-2010 at 05:42 AM. Reason: spelling
speedracer1bp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2010, 07:45 AM   #225
avs
Tech Master
 
avs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,175
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by speedracer1bp View Post
Tony, team C makes rear body post extenders specifically for the Shepherd.
Contact Stephen at www.teamcracing.net They Are awesome to work with.
thanks i will take a look.
__________________
Tony Shimko
avs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1/8th scale Motonica smac Nitro On-Road 1830 01-16-2012 10:34 PM
R/C Stuff Selling Kenneth Tan Singapore R/C Racers 45728 09-09-2009 08:19 AM
TWC 1/10 & 1/8 ON ROAD OPEN FUN RACE IN MIRI Steven @ Yap Malaysian R/C Racers 73 07-03-2009 04:28 AM


Tags
shepher max 21


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 12:58 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net