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Old 06-07-2011, 06:58 AM   #586
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aren't xray having the alloy options yet?
if not, they will have it for sure. they won't let go to make any high price options.
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We finally got to run our RX8 this past weekend at the Midwest Series Race in Portage Indiana. Loran had never run 8th scale before but the car made it look almost easy. I used the kit set up except I used a yellow clutch shoe. The car was pretty good right out of the box. This was a parking lot track so I think softer springs would help it a little but all in all we are very impressed with the car. I asked Loran how she liked 8th scale and her comment was "it's awesome". Next up the Byron Challenge.
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:05 AM   #588
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Anyone? I found the concentric and eccentric bushing melt, the wheel axle losing, anyway to keep the bushing cool? The bearing I think too hot during the race.
I checked mine, they're fine after ~3 gallons on the car. It must be seized bearing, same thing happened to my NT1 eccentric (one that goes into ft. bulkhead) when bearing seized and overheated.
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I checked mine, they're fine after ~3 gallons on the car. It must be seized bearing, same thing happened to my NT1 eccentric (one that goes into ft. bulkhead) when bearing seized and overheated.
All bearings are brand new and smooth
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Old 06-07-2011, 03:41 PM   #590
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Use R15B body, you don't have to worry about the handling.
I use the Mugen grey on front and Xray Red (hard) at rear same on bumpy track. Fantastic with R15B body!!!
That sounds about right for the spings. Thanks for the input. And I will check out the R15B body. We ran the old 909 this past weekend and it seemed pretty good.

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Loran make any car look easy ...she a great driver!!!!
That's nice of you to say. If I can keep on top of the set up for her, I think she will do well at the Byrons.
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We finally have more of the Brass motor mounts with Mugen offset, as the first batch sold out in 1 day. We have them in 70-75 aluminum now as well.
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for the guys who mounted the throttle servo as pictured on box, did u flip the servo horn around as well<as shown in pic as well> lastly, why exactly did u do this, thanks
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For those of you that have built your kits with the plastic shock bodies, I have a few questions.
  1. When building your shocks have you drilled a .8mm hole on the plastic piece to eliminate any issues with rebound??
  2. Have most of you utilized the foam inserts??
  3. If not drilling any holes in any of the shock ends, approx. what would be the most effect rebound setting utilized.
Any further insight as to the questions above would be greatly appreciated .................... Thank You All Again !!!!!

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Old 06-09-2011, 09:14 PM   #594
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For those of you that have built your kits with the plastic shock bodies, I have a few questions.
  1. When building your shocks have you drilled a .8mm hole on the plastic piece to eliminate any issues with rebound??
  2. Have most of you utilized the foam inserts??
  3. If not drilling any holes in any of the shock ends, approx. what would be the most effect rebound setting utilized.
Any further insight as to the questions above would be greatly appreciated .................... Thank You All Again !!!!!

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Just wondering why to eliminate any rebound?
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Too much rebound is bad thing..... the car handling become loose, but I dont know the exact reasons.

Watch how quick the shock shaft does rebound..... the shaft should rebound very slowly..... about 4 seconds for the shaft to reach full rebound.
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:36 PM   #596
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Too much rebound is bad thing..... the car handling become loose, but I dont know the exact reasons.

Watch how quick the shock shaft does rebound..... the shaft should rebound very slowly..... about 4 seconds for the shaft to reach full rebound.
what my corncern is the rebound amount, not the rebound speed. The shock can be always set my ideal rebound ver well with no issue.
I set 25% rebound, just bleed the excessive oil from bottom.
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Good catch! I missed that field when transferring the info.

There is a 2mm shim. The rear shock pistons should also be two hole, not three.

I will edit the sheet when I get back to work this morning.

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- Update: Setup sheet in previous post edited with info above.
thats a 2mm shim under the rear outside hubs, where the upper camber link attaches to, place a 2mm under there? also on the front droop is it 0 or 2? please confirm, thanks
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If you get the chance, download the XRAY setup guide for the NT1 (I haven't seen one for the RX8, yet), however, if you go to the teamxray.com website and download the NT1 Setup manual, you'll find in the last few pages (I think it's page 38), it discusses Shock Rebound and why..

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/pro...0&catName=XRAY NT1 World Champion Limited Edition

If I remember correctly, it suggests higher rebound for lower grip tracks, and lower rebound for higher grip tracks.

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If you get the chance, download the XRAY setup guide for the NT1 (I haven't seen one for the RX8, yet), however, if you go to the teamxray.com website and download the NT1 Setup manual, you'll find in the last few pages (I think it's page 38), it discusses Shock Rebound and why..

http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/pro...0&catName=XRAY NT1 World Champion Limited Edition

If I remember correctly, it suggests higher rebound for lower grip tracks, and lower rebound for higher grip tracks.

Hope that helps,
Darint,

Thank You Again for the information...................... Best Regards!!!

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