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Old 08-08-2014, 07:03 AM   #1111
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Those rear extension will lay the rear shocks down even further. It moves the lower shock attachment point further outwards. I never had a situation I need to use them.

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Old 09-12-2014, 10:46 PM   #1112
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Whats the best gearing for a small technical track, pinions and plastics?
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Whats the best gearing for a small technical track, pinions and plastics?
Depends a lot on the straight length and things like that but I'd probably start 16/59 21/55. Then go up or down on the plastics to fine tune as required.
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Im on a small/med track and use 17/22 pinions and 59/55 spurs. Sometimes 60/55 spurs.
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Im on a small/med track and use 17/22 pinions and 59/55 spurs. Sometimes 60/55 spurs.
Was using 17/22 and 60/55, kept the spurs the same, just drop pinions to 16/21, do you think that will be fine?
Here a pic of the track, we run clockwise.
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That looks like a fairly big track. Technical but flowing. The gearing you have is probably ok. Dropping pinions might be too much. Perhaps add a tooth on the plastics and see what that does for you.
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Was using 17/22 and 60/55, kept the spurs the same, just drop pinions to 16/21, do you think that will be fine?
Here a pic of the track, we run clockwise.
Dans right, stick with what you have. Maybe go to 16 tooth instead of 17 and change spurs to get it how you like.
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When i had the 17/22 the car seemed a bit "dead", i have gone to 16/21, should i leave the plastics the same 60/55, what you guys suggest on the plastic gears?
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It also has to do with the brand of motor. My best advice to you is, test all combinations, you will eventually find your motors sweet spot and you can go from there
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Was using 17/22 and 60/55, kept the spurs the same, just drop pinions to 16/21, do you think that will be fine?
Here a pic of the track, we run clockwise.
If that's small track for you, how big do you want it? I doubt we have that big of a track in US.
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Old 09-14-2014, 12:51 AM   #1121
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If that's small track for you, how big do you want it? I doubt we have that big of a track in US.
When i said small i meant in terms of turns etc, we don't have that long straights, but yes its quite a large track, very technical though.
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When i said small i meant in terms of turns etc, we don't have that long straights, but yes its quite a large track, very technical though.
Change one thing at a time. If you've dropped 1 tooth each on the pinions then leave the plastics as they are. Run it. Then change the plastics down a tooth and try again. As others have said try a few combinations and see what suits you/track/engine. In my experience you can usually gear high end novarossi's harder than an OS for example - thats my personal experience and I do have both engines in my box
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If that's small track for you, how big do you want it? I doubt we have that big of a track in US.
By the way, thats a very nice track you guys got there!
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Those rear extension will lay the rear shocks down even further. It moves the lower shock attachment point further outwards. I never had a situation I need to use them.

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I'm wandering if the extensions would help against traction roll on super high bite as the suspension is supposed to be more progressive and generally speaking lowering the shock position can help reduce the cars tendency to traction roll... Ive got them in my box but never used them as you never felt they'd be an advantage on the tracks I usually run on.
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:58 AM   #1125
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By the way, thats a very nice track you guys got there!
Thanks, and for all the advice as well.
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