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Old 06-07-2006, 11:23 PM
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Chris, can I use MTX3 flywheel for MTX4 ?
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:52 AM
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Old 06-08-2006, 03:58 AM
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Old 07-01-2006, 08:31 AM
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Default mtx-3 front springs

Can someone tell me why the front springs are shorter than the rear springs? If the shocks are all the same length. Is it an attempt to lower the front roll center?
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Old 07-01-2006, 08:43 AM
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Its because front springs are harder (i think) than rear springs, even if they are the same color.
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Old 07-01-2006, 01:23 PM
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I have to do more research. I would think the spring rate would be the same no matter how long the springs are. It just seems odd that the front springs coller has to be almost at the bottom of the shock to keep a certain ride height when your using lower than average tires.

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Old 07-02-2006, 04:09 PM
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I think I figured it out. Mugen changes spring length based on spring rate. if you look at all the different color springs they are different lengths. I guess it is way of changing spring rate by changing the number of coils per inch/mm.
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It's been my understanding that the front Mugen springs have less coils than the rears to make them a little stiffer.
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Old 07-04-2006, 03:42 PM
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I am rebuilding my MTX-3, what viscosity diff oil should I use? I guess it depends on the track conditions, but I could do with a starting place, please
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Mugen 30 000 in the rear and fill to the top of the 2 spider gear shafts
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Assisitance please on the ABCs of the Ackerman blocks. I know theory til it comes out my ears. Just wondering if anyone has first hand knowledge in this dept. I've not tried yet being new to the car. I've got to the point of trying to find more high speed turn in, having done the rest of the tricks with camber, caster, tyres etc and come back to the ABC blocks. I have A right now and reckon there might be too much ackermanization happening (meaning the inside wheel is turning in more than needed) showing as inside tyre showing a feathered inside edge.

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doesnt the feathered edge come from the amount of caster??
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Originally Posted by The Fog
Assisitance please on the ABCs of the Ackerman blocks. I know theory til it comes out my ears. Just wondering if anyone has first hand knowledge in this dept. I've not tried yet being new to the car. I've got to the point of trying to find more high speed turn in, having done the rest of the tricks with camber, caster, tyres etc and come back to the ABC blocks. I have A right now and reckon there might be too much ackermanization happening (meaning the inside wheel is turning in more than needed) showing as inside tyre showing a feathered inside edge.

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A = less ackerman = more agressive steering = good for tight corners or technical track

B = neutral

C= more ackerman = less agressive = good for wide open corners and sweepers.

Sorry If I'm wrong, but I'm quite sure is correct.
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Old 07-07-2006, 09:17 PM
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