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Old 01-08-2010, 05:15 PM   #1
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Default steering setup? servo location?

Whats the best way to have the servo mounted?

mine was flat on the chassis, with the back sticking out the side of the car, but the original servo was cracked, possibly from hitting something.

So, I moved the servo to the radio tray, with its butt sticking up in the air, the tray already allowed for this, and it pretty much just bolted up.

but now, it seems to steer faster in one direction than the other?

what am I doing wrong?!?!?!

these are some old pic from when I first got the car, taken 11/11/06 :O





you can see where the steering servo is mounted, and the new location I've moved it to.

what are the advantages, and disadvantaged of each location? is there a reason it was mounted sideways to begin with?

now it looks like this:



I can take some more pics of the steering servo setup if it would help with my questions

thankyou all for your time!
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also, by mine own logic, I assume having a longer servo horn, and setting the end points lower is better, you loose torque, I am aware of this, but it makes the travel more linear, so the steering is more linear.

correct?
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are people not responding because they don't know?

or, because I should already know myself without having to ask? haha

I suppose it is just a "toy" I can live with it how it is
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also, by mine own logic, I assume having a longer servo horn, and setting the end points lower is better, you loose torque, I am aware of this, but it makes the travel more linear, so the steering is more linear.

correct?
Sorry dude this is incorrect, it is best to set your epa to as close to 100% as possible, in both directions.
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Sorry dude this is incorrect, it is best to set your epa to as close to 100% as possible, in both directions.
why?
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why?
Better resolution and speed of response in both directions of servo travel and steering.
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Better resolution and speed of response in both directions of servo travel and steering.
resolution is correct.

but making the steering horn longer gives you greater speed and response...
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