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Old 12-18-2003, 03:30 PM   #676
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Sounds good, I was planning on the 1 way, I can't even drive a car with a diff up front anymore. I gotta find some diff fluid though, can't find anyone that has it in stock.
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JWF-Frani, thanks, I hope to be there on the 28th when you guys run the point series. Have you tried the solid in the front? Thats what Im running and it felt good, but the susp. was so soft that I coulnt carry enough speed on the turns.

If you remember I was the guy in the expert class runnin 20 seconds laps . I will sign up for sportman next time.

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Old 12-18-2003, 11:27 PM   #678
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Need to use RC Tech bandwidth for a while so I can post this on the Yokomo forum on their site. Anyways, some pics of my floating rear body mount.
I've never really messed around with a floating rear mount, what advantages/disadvantages would it have on a sedan body?
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Old 12-19-2003, 12:00 AM   #679
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I've never really messed around with a floating rear mount, what advantages/disadvantages would it have on a sedan body?
I can only think of advantages. The force on the rear spoiler from the bodyshell goes directly onto the wheel hubs / wheels. It does not compress your shocks when you do this. End result is you get all the downforce without altering the geometry of the car.

Also, the rear floating mount makes the rear part of the bodyshell stay flat and horizontal even in corners or when the car goes into rolling motions.
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I've never really messed around with a floating rear mount, what advantages/disadvantages would it have on a sedan body?
the trend is going back to rear shock tower for sedan body shell. some how the "twist" of the bodyshell does afffect cornering. I do not own a GT4 but in my case.... VoneR, I do feel much better with rear shock tower on a TC body shell.
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Old 12-19-2003, 01:09 AM   #681
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Wow, my quote got revived.

Anyways, I ran a Lola body when I had my GT4R (foam tires, front one way, gear diff in the back.) To tell you the truth, the difference was very marginal on small tracks. At higher speed tracks, I could tell the difference in the turns. My floating mount setup is sort of crude but it worked well for me.

Since I don't have my GT4R anymore...I still have my floating rear body mount that I might put up for sale later.
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I've been told in the past to ditch the floating mount when running a sedan body... Apparently they can be a little unpredictable, any truth to that?
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I've been told in the past to ditch the floating mount when running a sedan body... Apparently they can be a little unpredictable, any truth to that?
unpredictable is the right word to describe !
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unpredictable is the right word to describe !
I'll stick to the regular body mounts for now then, may make something floating just to try it though...
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I'll stick to the regular body mounts for now then, may make something floating just to try it though...
It is worth to try and it might suit your driving style. but not for me !
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It is worth to try and it might suit your driving style. but not for me !
If it adds steering, then it suits my driving style, other than that, propably wont do much for me.
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If it adds steering, then it suits my driving style, other than that, propably wont do much for me.
not likely to be !
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Nitrodude i would try this car with a one way for revalation.
You might get away the solid front at KZ since a lot of the
turns don't require to much corner speed except for the first
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not likely to be !
heh, looks like I dont need one then
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If you want a floating mount to run Outlaw all you have to do is talk to me.

This is the one I designed.
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