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Old 04-27-2006, 10:08 AM   #1306
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FYI, you were skipping the last turn, don't know if you where doing it on purpose because of the dirt though.

Maybe we can meet up at the track one of these days.
FYI there are many layouts for the track, but it was a practice run to warmed up the engine not an actual full lap. I didn't realize he was recording till I hit the straight away. Its been weeks since the engine has been ran and although it was in the 50s there was a lot of cold breeze so tuning was a little harder. Later on around 3 it got a lot warmer and the temps held at around 60. I'm going back sunday with everyone else - feel free to stop by. I also hear you are joining 8th onroad. Did you get your gear yet?
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:40 PM   #1307
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I've had my car setup for quite a while now.


I know they're many layouts, I was refering to the official layout used during races though.

I doubt sunday, maybe saturday.

Did you run during last years Chester P. Challange or any other events?

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Old 04-27-2006, 05:01 PM   #1308
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Back then I recall only having the R40 and I didn't run there, but I ran at Floyd Bennet field a few times for practice laps and events. If your car is setup come down to the track when you have time. You are a lot closer than I am anyway. Weather is still good for sunday and I'm definately going.
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:47 AM   #1309
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hey guys
i was t hinking of selling my new mrx-4 to buy the new mrx4r

is it worth it ?
dunno if i can be bothered to build another kit haha

what options in the mrx4r are worth the upgrade to the mrx4
the belt tensioners seam pretty important

what do the new shock towers provide ?

thank you
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Old 04-28-2006, 06:24 AM   #1310
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i was t hinking of selling my new mrx-4 to buy the new mrx4r

is it worth it ?
Sell your MRX4 and upgrade to the S960.......
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Old 04-28-2006, 09:23 AM   #1311
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These parts here will cost you less than the kit and convert it to the R. I personally run the MRX4 kit stock as do some others I've seen with no complaint about them. The stock grey show works good enough for me and isn't as expensive as the yellow shoe. It also doesn't wear as much. Other guys probably like it, but work on clutch setup first.

H0148 Front Bulkhead
T0154 Eccentric Hub
H0149 Rear Bulkhead
H0566 Front Damper Stay
H0567 Rear Damper Stay
H0568 Rear Damper Case Long
H0147 Rear Long Upper Arm
H0773 Clutch Shoe (Yellow)

PS. For those who don't have a centax adjusting tool it's worth the $$$. NO more trying to tune with a small allen wrench or hacking the nut with a pliars (you know who you are!). Buy one today!





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Old 04-28-2006, 10:50 AM   #1312
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Around $ 200.00 to $ 230.00 To upgrade a MRX 4 to MRX 4 R
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Old 04-28-2006, 10:58 AM   #1313
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Just upgrade to an R when it's time to rebuild the whole car.
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For me , the yellow shoe lasts about 3 times longer than the grey. The yellow shoe also works very well, but it just seems the grey is a little easier to dial in.
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when changing to the eccentric hubs with belt tensioners, do you need to change the bearings that sit on either side of the diff and one way ?

does that clutch adjusting tool also fit on the kyosho clutch nut ?
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Um, I'm not sure about the MRX4R, but the bearing size did change when the Evolva went to the eccentric hubs. So, those bearings are probably slightly smaller in the outside diameter.

Yes, the Mugen clutch nut tool does work with the Kyosho clutch nut as well.
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when changing to the eccentric hubs with belt tensioners, do you need to change the bearings that sit on either side of the diff and one way ?

does that clutch adjusting tool also fit on the kyosho clutch nut ?
No, you don't have to change it. They're the same.
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MUGEN ,everything fits out of the box,responds well to adjustment,excellent baseline setup in the box. You can add whatever hopups you wish,but out of the box it needs nothing.
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What are the differences with the cluth shoes? Yellow, Red, Grey... If this has been stated before, please reply with link to orignal thread, however i am very interested in finding out whats what.

Also, Kyosho has a tool for the pinion gears on the evolva that works very well for measuring clutch end play. This tool works very well on the Mugen. I dont know if the side of the tool to remove/install gears will work, but the feeler gauge area works nice.
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What are the differences with the cluth shoes? Yellow, Red, Grey... If this has been stated before, please reply with link to orignal thread, however i am very interested in finding out whats what.

Also, Kyosho has a tool for the pinion gears on the evolva that works very well for measuring clutch end play. This tool works very well on the Mugen. I dont know if the side of the tool to remove/install gears will work, but the feeler gauge area works nice.
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Red shoe: soft shoe, most grip, shortest life span, works well with aluminum clutch bells

Yellow shoe: med-soft shoe, a little less grip than red, medium-short life span, works best a little glazed with steel clutch bells

Gray shoe: med shoe, good grip, medium life span, perfect amount of slip, works best with the steel clutch bells

Black shoe: hard shoe, least amount of grip, longest life span

I've only used that tool for end play...lately, I've been learning how to measure by feel. Takes a lot of practice though. Hope this helps.
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