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Old 02-06-2006, 07:21 AM   #601
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i have my 960 this morning

i'm building it and i have a question Servo saver horn #2 or #1 gives the car best turn...
i'm looking for that in the set up book,but i don't find where it's written...
The car turns best when you use the #2 ackerman arm in the outer holes.
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ok thanks Chris

i have used the #2 like the tips on mytsn tips
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i have used the #2 like the tips on mytsn tips



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very good article,i do almost all that you wrote

i've just finished the front,this evening i'll make the rear
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i have used the #2 like the tips on mytsn tips
No problem.
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I tested the Jacos today. The tires worked just as described by Paolo. I ran 38's today at my local track Revelations, and the car was very stable on the Jacos. I ran them back to back against the Ellegi and the car was definitely more planted. On the Ellegi the rear end of the car wanted to step out a little but with the Jacos it was stuck. I let a couple of other 960 drivers try them and they had the same results.

Chris let me try the Jaco tires this weekend and it was a night and day differnece, very stable and more bite than the Ellegi tires. The jaco tires didnt wear out as fast as the ellegi's either.
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ha masa227 guess you like them too. how was the track is it just as good when the traction is low ? as compared to when its high.
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ha masa227 guess you like them too. how was the track is it just as good when the traction is low ? as compared to when its high.

captain the track was very good in the afternoon before all the offroad guys showed up, as the track got dusty then the traction went away it had nothing to do with the tires. revelation is known for high bite and we didnt have any softer tires to try i dont think it would have made a differnece the track was to dusty
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captain the track was very good in the afternoon before all the offroad guys showed up, as the track got dusty then the traction went away it had nothing to do with the tires. revelation is known for high bite and we didnt have any softer tires to try i dont think it would have made a differnece the track was to dusty
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captain the track was very good in the afternoon before all the offroad guys showed up, as the track got dusty then the traction went away it had nothing to do with the tires. revelation is known for high bite and we didnt have any softer tires to try i dont think it would have made a differnece the track was to dusty
Once the offroad drivers come for practice for the night racing the track gets a layer of dust that is difficult to set up for. We tested the Jaco during the earlier part of the day when the traction was good.
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C. Verano let me try the set of Jaco tires off his car and I was very impressed with the performance. Can't wait till they hit the market.

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i have a question about hudy set-up system

i have hudy in acrylic plastic for mrx-3,can i use it with 960??

someone says it's not possible and other says it's possible
If you look at what Hudy says, they don't say it's not possible but do say they have a system for Mugen/Kyosho and one for Serpent, at least with respect to the acrylic set. I think the idea is similar to the difference in tires i.e. you can't put a 1/8 Mugen/Kyosho tire on a Serpent and visa-versa.

If you can mount the setup blocks that's a good first step but accuracy is a concern. Will it be accurate enough? If I was in your situation the first thing I'd do is test by mounting the blocks and seeing how much play the setup system has when mounted to the car. The vertical setup blocks must fit firmly with the car or your accuracy will be off.

Of course, if you're really concerned, go for the new Hudy aluminium setup system which has a universal version for all 1/8th on-road cars. You can buy it as a set including a tweak gauge but I didn't (prices here are nuts here +US$450). I just got the chassis setup and droop blocks and it works great.

What can I say, even after all these years and numerous knockoffs, Hudy is still the best. I tried PMB with my MRX-4 and had to admit, it's cheaper for a reason. Went back to Hudy.
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Hi, when someone gets the new chassis plate kit (903191) would they be able to weigh it against the standar chassis + engine mounts?
I'd be interested in that info too. A lower CG sounds very good as that will stablise the car and keep all four wheels on pavement. I also like the idea of a better cooling vent for the engine and the front belt cover is also another simple but practical idea. Someone mentioned making one out of lexan so that's an idea to try on the standard chassis.

The new chassis is also stiffer which can be a both a plus and minus. For me a less stiff chassis makes the car a bit easier to drive. Of course the response is a little slower but turning earlier is a technique I've found to be helpful. On the other hand, a lot of the top racers tend to prefer the stiff chassis so maybe when you're at that level it is helpful.

For me though I think I'll use the current chassis until it gets twisted and give the new one a try when I put on a new chassis. Right now, cash is going for TIRES!
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i have a problem with the shocks
i can't open them,i don't know how do that...i'm afraid by break them

help me please
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i have a problem with the shocks
i can't open them,i don't know how do that...i'm afraid by break them

help me please
Get yourself an open-end 9mm wrench. It's a perfect fit.
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