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Old 10-07-2011, 10:15 PM   #166
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Very well organized kit. Parts fit is really good as well, quality is right up there with other kits I've built. Goes together really fast too. Only had about an hour before the family got home and I was able to complete most of the rear end in that time. Looking forward to putting this machine on the track.
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I got to track test my V8'11 this weekend and had very good results. With medium traction, the box setup is very stable and balanced using a P909. The car responds to very small changes. I tried both fixed top deck and flex top deck options and there is a noticeable difference but not drastic. No mechanical issues, no broken parts. The setup posted I was using the Flex radio tray option.
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I had another successful weekend with the car. By successful I mean no broken parts or mechanical failures and handling was the same as previous week.

Tried flex and fixed radio tray back to back and this is what I found:

Flex:
Increased grip all around but it felt lazy to me.
Very stable
Fast in sweeping turns

Fixed:
Less grip overall
More responsive, faster thru chicanes
More rotation in 180s
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I had another successful weekend with the car. By successful I mean no broken parts or mechanical failures and handling was the same as previous week.

Tried flex and fixed radio tray back to back and this is what I found:

Flex:
Increased grip all around but it felt lazy to me.
Very stable
Fast in sweeping turns

Fixed:
Less grip overall
More responsive, faster thru chicanes
More rotation in 180s
I ran similar setup, I liked the flex radio tray but ran blue rear and white frt springs with R15 body. 909 always feals lazy to me. The brakes on this car are the best I have felt on any car yet. They do take a lap to get up to temperature but no fade at all.
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I ran similar setup, I liked the flex radio tray but ran blue rear and white frt springs with R15 body. 909 always feals lazy to me. The brakes on this car are the best I have felt on any car yet. They do take a lap to get up to temperature but no fade at all.
I haven't tried an R15 yet but I've heard it's more responsive. How far in front of the bumper do you mount the R15? I agree on the brakes too No fade and very consistent.
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I haven't tried an R15 yet but I've heard it's more responsive. How far in front of the bumper do you mount the R15? I agree on the brakes too No fade and very consistent.
I will check it later...........pretty much centered up on the front wheel well marks. I also ran the adjustable rear sway bar full stiff.
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I will check it later...........pretty much centered up on the front wheel well marks. I also ran the adjustable rear sway bar full stiff.
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I haven't tried an R15 yet but I've heard it's more responsive. How far in front of the bumper do you mount the R15? I agree on the brakes too No fade and very consistent.
17 - 19mm to get a decent turn-in.
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1 - By changing the excenters you will change quite a lot with the car. Setting them down will change the downstops and increase the time to run on a set of tires. Setting them backwards you will increase steering (on- and offpower). In general you just increase the downforce on your front tires by moving them more to the center of downforce of the car

2 - It will loosen a bit after some runs.
Hi all, firstly, i would like to say that the V8'11 is a fantastic car and i'm extremely happy with it.

In regards to the eccentrics, does the above apply to the rear?
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Hello,

Does anyone konw if Shepherd is preparing a twelve edition or an update of the Eleven for the Velox V8?

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Does anyone konw if Shepherd is preparing a twelve edition or an update of the Eleven for the Velox V8?

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Give it about two weeks...
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Hi all, firstly, i would like to say that the V8'11 is a fantastic car and i'm extremely happy with it.

In regards to the eccentrics, does the above apply to the rear?
Hmmm... nobody answered this one .... We only use big bearings at the rear for 90% of all races. The same applies for the rear but can also be changed by using more simms on your uprights.
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