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Old 08-04-2006, 10:20 AM   #1501
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i am fan of lipos in the transmiter, just dont really see the advantage

of taking weight out of the lowest and center part of the car

too me this seems counter productive if i was looking to save weight

it would be in the upper deck and in rotating mass (serpents light wt.

pully adapters- alum. (upper only) pivot balls- alum.mid shaft

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Old 08-04-2006, 10:38 AM   #1502
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I agree. The car was designed with the weight of a 5 cell pack in mind. By adding the weight to the front of the tray, I brought my rx pack back to the intended weight & shifted it slightly forward. End result is a much better power supply & weight distribution more favorable to steering.
Switching to LiPo for a weight savings, seems like a bad idea to me. It does offer a much better power supply though & gives one the freedom to adjust the fr/rear weight bias.
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Old 08-04-2006, 02:40 PM   #1503
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When I ran my Evolva I really did not notice the difference between running the stock AA batteries compared to the AAA batteries. I tested it back to back and just couldnt see or feel any handling differences. The AAA were considerably lighter and always held enough juice for the mains. I bought some AAA's to try out on my 960. Anyone else do this?
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Old 08-04-2006, 02:59 PM   #1504
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I tried the same thing plus I tried Lipoly batteries which were significanly lighter and I could not tell a difference in performance either.
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:28 AM   #1505
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if i had a 960 i dont think i had felt any difference with any weight changes..
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Old 08-05-2006, 10:10 AM   #1506
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The 960 seems to rotate thru the corners better with the lipo but give me a nervous feeling like the car is about to become unglued. I like the 5 cells better. Car feels more planted and stable thru all areas of the track. Just my 2 cents
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Old 08-05-2006, 11:25 AM   #1507
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I noticed a significant difference when I added the weight to the front of the tray. Corner speed & lap times improved.
Wouldn't think of going back to NiMh! Hell, I could forget to bring my charger & be OK for the whole weekend!
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Old 08-05-2006, 05:23 PM   #1508
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I noticed a significant difference when I added the weight to the front of the tray. Corner speed & lap times improved.
Wouldn't think of going back to NiMh! Hell, I could forget to bring my charger & be OK for the whole weekend!
Isn't that the truth
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Has anyone tried the Ceramic bearings in the 960? Also if so do you run it with the grease in the bearings or pop the shields out and use oil instead.
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Has anyone tried the Ceramic bearings in the 960? Also if so do you run it with the grease in the bearings or pop the shields out and use oil instead.

I purchased my ceramic bearing kit from Acer Racing. When I first installed them on my 960 I used the grease that came with them. I ran the new bearings like this for a few races until everything got run in and it was very smooth. Before my third race I took them out, removed the shields and cleaned them with electric motor spray, then oiled them with the Serpent oil, and re-installed them back on the car. I remove and clean them every few races or so and have had no trouble at all.
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seems like a good process!
there should be cheramic bearings everywhere
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Old 08-07-2006, 10:19 PM   #1512
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thanks Roniel Chris shimed the engine sat at rev its almost broken in
I am very impresed it hase a very smooth power band its getting fast i ran out of time sat but i wished i have more DS II 's now i just need to figure out how to sell my rex engines i have 1 tuned and 2 Mrio rossi broken in i will perfer to run the DS II's now

THANKS AGAIN RONIEL fo the help BRYON
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Hey Bryon:

Nice to hear you are enjoying power of the new DSII engine,i myself was really impressed on its performance from the previous ZX engine,dont to hesitate to shoot me a call on anything you need..

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Those mega engines seems to be awsome! are they?
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Roniel I will keep you posted on the engine I will be running it on sat for pratice and club race on sunday say hi to everybody in Florida for me
thanks Bryon
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