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Old 03-26-2006, 12:13 PM   #16411
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what oils, diff and shock, should i have in my arrsenal. my track is a parking lot that i always have a tough time getting traction with the stock setup (oils) i have all the springs and a one way in the front. thanks for any suggestions
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Old 03-26-2006, 12:54 PM   #16412
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what oils, diff and shock, should i have in my arrsenal. my track is a parking lot that i always have a tough time getting traction with the stock setup (oils) i have all the springs and a one way in the front. thanks for any suggestions
Are there no other driver in your track that can provide you with some setup help? I use 100k on the diff upfront and 10k on the rear diff. Stock mugen oil on the shocks with the light blue springs.

Rear:

Camber: 3
Toe-in: 2.5
Downstop: 5
Antiroll bar: Yes, far back


Front:

Camber: 2
Toe-Out: 0.5
Downstop: 1
Antiroll bar: horizontal


Try the stock shock positions. If you need more traction, try going on the lower holes in the rear shocks and on higher holes on the front shocks. Also, try using the B steering ackerman and the B rear arm holders since its well balanced.
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Old 03-26-2006, 01:04 PM   #16413
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thanks, there is only one other x3 running now, everyone else has the x4 now, i just like to pick everyones brains. plus we only run twice a month so practice time is at a minimum. im trying to get some set ups ready for race day and leave all the questions for prep time. thanks again

and its not a perm track yet so i can only find out so much on race day?
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Old 03-26-2006, 03:25 PM   #16414
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if anyone has any parts they want to get rid of, let me know...
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Old 03-26-2006, 11:36 PM   #16415
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Are there no other driver in your track that can provide you with some setup help? I use 100k on the diff upfront and 10k on the rear diff. Stock mugen oil on the shocks with the light blue springs.

Rear:

Camber: 3
Toe-in: 2.5
Downstop: 5
Antiroll bar: Yes, far back


Front:

Camber: 2
Toe-Out: 0.5
Downstop: 1
Antiroll bar: horizontal


Try the stock shock positions. If you need more traction, try going on the lower holes in the rear shocks and on higher holes on the front shocks. Also, try using the B steering ackerman and the B rear arm holders since its well balanced.
Do you prefer driving with front diff or front one way more ?
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Old 03-27-2006, 06:02 AM   #16416
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I searched and didn't find an answer. Who makes the hollow steel 2 speed shaft? And is there a hollow steel middle shaft?
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Old 03-27-2006, 07:55 AM   #16417
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Do you prefer driving with front diff or front one way more ?
I dislike the one way since it disables me from using the brake. I have always used front diff in all of my mugens. There isn't an open track around here that one-way would be better than diff.
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Old 03-27-2006, 08:18 AM   #16418
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I searched and didn't find an answer. Who makes the hollow steel 2 speed shaft? And is there a hollow steel middle shaft?
WWW.SKYLINERCRACING.COM
it's listed for mtx-4 but the mtx-3 uses the same exact shaft. hope this helps.....
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Old 03-27-2006, 05:46 PM   #16420
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Default front diff or front one way ?

I recently got an MTX-3 off eBay, and it came with front one ways. This seems to make my driving smooth, but using the brake is a challenge. I bought off one of the club members a front spool, a solid front axle. The brakes are good, but my driving style has had to change a lot, it is no where near as smooth, and the cars now understeers. I guess this should not come as a surprise! Will a front diff give both brakes and steering? Who sells front diffs, and what is a reasonable price to pay?
Oh and what are the down sides of a front diff?
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the front diff should give u the braking ease along with control during the turns. the diff itself has to be built piece by piece, if u go online and download the mtx3 manual (which will come in handy anyway) it will show u the correct parts that you need, and the diff oil too. hope this helps, anyone else correct me if im wrong about the handling thing. the kit only comes with the front diff case, if u wanted the diff u had to order the insides, they are the same gears and shafts that go in the rear diff.
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I recently got an MTX-3 off eBay, and it came with front one ways. This seems to make my driving smooth, but using the brake is a challenge. I bought off one of the club members a front spool, a solid front axle. The brakes are good, but my driving style has had to change a lot, it is no where near as smooth, and the cars now understeers. I guess this should not come as a surprise! Will a front diff give both brakes and steering? Who sells front diffs, and what is a reasonable price to pay?
Oh and what are the down sides of a front diff?
Thanks, Nick Marson
Honestly, if your driving style is smooth and the track allows it. Go back to one-way. On the throttle linkage, change the fuel tubing with a spring. Turn down the EPA on the braking side. This should give you the gradual braking you need. A fellow racer suggested the spring thing a while ago, but never understood what he meant about adding a spring and it just hit me earlier.
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Old 03-27-2006, 06:15 PM   #16423
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OK guys i need your help!!!
What radio will work for the MTX-3 with all the sevos and tx for 110$?
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OK guys i need your help!!!
What radio will work for the MTX-3 with all the sevos and tx for 110$?
Got model #s and brand names? Almost all TX and servos will work. Lemme know the servo models so we can tell you if your getting a good deal. And is the condition new? Used?
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This http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=6045620173 what sevos can i get with this?
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