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Old 03-10-2010, 08:33 AM   #16
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Have your brother set it up.
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:45 AM   #17
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My car has no traction..

slides out in every corner, cant throttle touch throttle around corners or it slides it, cant go back into corners cause it slides out..

even when sitting idling and it hit the throttle WOT... i cant control it or it slides out.

pretty much at the moment its sliding all over the place.

i was thinking maybe my suspension is too hard?
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im gunna rebuild my car, diff & shocks and put everything back to stock settings.
The whole car needs to be taken apart (including the diffs), per your March 5 post. If you're having problems from a stand still, you probably got a bad bearing somewhere or something is binding up on you and you just don't realize it.
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Old 03-11-2010, 12:51 AM   #18
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im reading the basic set up..

can someone tell me the difference between downstop and upstop? im confused.
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downstop is a little grub screw that limits the travel of the suspension arms down past the chassis when the car is off the ground up stop is the opposite it limits how far the suspension can travel up. depending on the track downstop is usually between say 0mm and 4mm on the front and 2mm to 6mm in the rear the upstop or bump stop mine is set to never engage
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downstop is a little grub screw that limits the travel of the suspension arms down past the chassis when the car is off the ground up stop is the opposite it limits how far the suspension can travel up. depending on the track downstop is usually between say 0mm and 4mm on the front and 2mm to 6mm in the rear the upstop or bump stop mine is set to never engage
I dont know too many people that do use the upstops.
If you check the PM I sent you about 5 days ago, it is right in line with the droop that Roadrash is suggesting
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thanks brc358,

im a newbie.. so im still trying to learn how to set up the car.

droop..

i did the downstop (screw in arm) to 4mm (basic setup) without shocks attached

then attached shockcs and adjusted ride height to 6mm using the shock collar.

then droop, 'adjust the downstop screw'.. wouldnt that change the settings that i did in step 1?

also where are the screws in the front of the RRR to adjust??
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thanks brc358,

im a newbie.. so im still trying to learn how to set up the car.

droop..

i did the downstop (screw in arm) to 4mm (basic setup) without shocks attached

then attached shockcs and adjusted ride height to 6mm using the shock collar.

then droop, 'adjust the downstop screw'.. wouldnt that change the settings that i did in step 1?

also where are the screws in the front of the RRR to adjust??
Also disconnect the front and rear sway bars before setting droop.
Set droop front and rear, re-attatch sway bars, adjusting the ends of the sway bars so they dont pick up on the arms as you re-attatch the sway bars. They should go back on without raising the arms.
Make sure shocks are equal length<per the set-up I sent you in a PM>,,reinstall the shocks, set camber, and then ride height. The droop screws are in the front of the bulkhead on your car.
Try 4mm front ride height, and 5 to 6 mm rear ride height.
Be sure your tires are trued to the correct size before you set camber and ride height. A good starting point is around 60 to 61mm rear, and 59 to 60 mm front. All of this time in set up is no good if your tires are different sizes.You need trued tires to the size you are going to run to do a good set-up
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havent had time to take the car apart n check it

but i rebuilt the shocks and redid the camber, droop, ride height etc..

still handles like shit.. like its driving on ice..

will take apart
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havent had time to take the car apart n check it

but i rebuilt the shocks and redid the camber, droop, ride height etc..

still handles like shit.. like its driving on ice..

will take apart
Make sure you check your belts and pullies
If you have a stripped belt or pully, you will see the same thing as a bad set up.
It will basically be a two wheel drive car and spin out with even the slightest amount of throttle.'Belts and pullies are often over looked. Even one tooth on the pullies, or belts will make the belts slip. Check the front, middle, and rear belts and pullies
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How about a picture or two???
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It really sounds like he has a drivetrain problem. The fact that it is uncontrollable from a stop tells me what others suspect. Probably a bad belt? Maybe a missing wheel pin somewhere? I don't know for sure but it really sounds like his car is not 4-wheel drive.
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