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Old 09-20-2005, 07:42 AM   #226
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Hi and thank for your reply!

The problem is that the 960 shocks are factory pre build.
So the lenght is fixed.

Thanks again
That's true, but still they can be unscrewed, or not?

Valt niet mee he, een autootje bouwen....
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Old 09-20-2005, 12:36 PM   #227
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Default S960 Shocks

The reference manual shows every part of the "pre-built" shock and it associated part number. I've just assumed that you could easily grip the shock shaft and unscrew the shock end from the shaft to ensure all shocks are equal. Just like the old shocks you had to build for yourself.

By the way, just finished my shocks, and I've got to give it to Serpent here too... Easiest, smoothest shocks in about 5 minutes ever. Might miss the adjustability though... :-)

Oh, and if your going to grip the shock shaft, to adjust the shock-end be VERY careful not to mar the shaft otherwise the scratchs can tear up those nice seals and the shock will start leaking. I use a pair of side/wire cutters and grip the shock shaft at the very bottom, right at the shock-end.. Don't know if it's the best method, but the one I used.
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Old 09-20-2005, 01:41 PM   #228
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Oh, and if your going to grip the shock shaft, to adjust the shock-end be VERY careful not to mar the shaft otherwise the scratchs can tear up those nice seals and the shock will start leaking. I use a pair of side/wire cutters and grip the shock shaft at the very bottom, right at the shock-end.. Don't know if it's the best method, but the one I used.
Yes that is the best way, can be found in all previous manuals for the 950, vector......
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Old 09-26-2005, 07:11 PM   #229
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Default Battery Pack for the 960

There is a 5-cell 900mAh pack for the 960 now available on Ebay. Does anyone know the correct part number for the battery holder for this kind of pack?

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Serpent-960-...QQcmdZViewItem

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There is a 5-cell 900mAh pack for the 960 now available on Ebay. Does anyone know the correct part number for the battery holder for this kind of pack?

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Serpent-960-...QQcmdZViewItem

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the part nr is 903141
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Old 09-28-2005, 06:44 AM   #231
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Hi.
I just finished assembling my first 1/8th scale car - Serpent 960.
I'm hoping to get this car running this weekend.
Since it's my first 1/8th car i dont have any aligment tools for this scale.
What kind of aligment hardware works best for 960? What do You guys use??
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Old 09-28-2005, 07:57 AM   #232
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I just finished assembling my first 1/8th scale car - Serpent 960.
I'm hoping to get this car running this weekend.
Since it's my first 1/8th car i dont have any aligment tools for this scale.
What kind of aligment hardware works best for 960? What do You guys use??
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Old 09-29-2005, 07:24 PM   #233
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Default I am going to try LI-Poly batteries in my 960

I have purchased the li-poly battery, the charger and a switch harness/voltage regulator and I plan to try Li-poly batteries in my 960 this weekend. The pack I got is 1320 mah and it is lighter than the 600 mah pack that Serpent sells for the 950R.

I will post how these batteries work out after trying them out on Sunday.
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Old 09-29-2005, 08:00 PM   #234
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I was wondering if the front upper and lower arms on the 960 are the same as the 950-950r. thanks
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The 950R and the 960 share the same front lower and upper A-Arms. Not sure if it's the case for the 950, I believe the 950 has a different set.
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Thank you very much
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Default 960 Battery

For those with 960's........I thought Serpent woke up and went back to the smaller sub c AA batteries instead of those crappy AAA cells. I plan on getting a 960 and I hope this is the case. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks
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You can use either, the stock tray that comes with the kit is for the 2/3rd C's. Which is what I went to.
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The lower front a-arms are the same, the upper front a-arms are a bit longer due to the deeper offset of the pillow ball in the steering block, but you can still use your old ones up, there just not as strong as the new ones.
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For those with 960's........I thought Serpent woke up and went back to the smaller sub c AA batteries instead of those crappy AAA cells. I plan on getting a 960 and I hope this is the case. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks
I use a standard 1400mah 5 cell flat pack in mine.
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