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Old 01-10-2004, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default OK I am getting really frustrated with this steering issue.

OK my Nitro RS4 3 Type SS will drive one way or the other at low speed then turn back the other way at high speed. I tried fixing the toe even with each other still the same issue. What should I do?

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Old 01-10-2004, 09:22 PM   #2
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Sounds like the steering linkage is sloppy in some way, or your servo could be going bad and not centering properly
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Old 01-10-2004, 09:41 PM   #3
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Your problem sounds very confusing as you describe it. It can be a number of things.

First of all what radio are you using? There are features in the more advanced radios that allow for a Dual Rate Exponential for the stearing. You can adjust the speed of the servo from centre to full travel and then back to centre. Check this if its a JR.

You servo saver might have a problem, check that.

Also check what motorman has suggested


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Not the steering linkage... It was replaced yesterday I have an airtronics MX-3 with 2 94102 servos that are only 5 months old plus I replaced it with a faster JR Z270 Servo still didn't help, I thought it might be toe but still didn't help after re-straighting the toe turnbuckles it was worse (though I think it might be the fact that I had to change it to FWD to start the car will my drill(damn pullstart!) also I don't know if I have one (i never bought one, i donno if my kit has one) I noticed on thing about the front diff when I steered the wrong way and I was stuck in dirt spinning the wheels one spun longer than the other, could that be the problem?
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The car will never go straight with the front end doing all the work. that is your problem. Why were you in dirt with an onroad car anyway?
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I was in the dirt because I steered the wrong way and had 0 traction and yes I will make it 4WD again but the front diff is old and worn needs to be replaced. Two things were wrong the front diff and tweak. I put it on RWD and it got better, then I took it back home and took a look at the rear camber(I saw it from behind when I was driving and noticed the left had more camber one way than the right wheel) and the camber link ball screw was in a different hole on the left wheel than the right wheel, I will see if it is better tomarrow.
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