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Old 08-23-2014, 06:07 AM   #1
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I know reds M7 wcs is for on road car. Is it advisable to install this on 1/8 GT? Can the quattro fit on this engine with 2 speed clutch bell?

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I know reds M7 wcs is for on road car. Is it advisable to install this on 1/8 GT? Can the quattro fit on this engine with 2 speed clutch bell?
The engine will work but I would but a bigger offroad head one. The clutch don't know the clutch springs may not be hard enough.
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The engine will work but I would but a bigger offroad head one. The clutch don't know the clutch springs may not be hard enough.
What is the effect of its not hard enough?
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What is the effect of its not hard enough?
You will be out of the power band of the engine on initial acceleration which will cause it to overheat and underperfom.
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can i sum it up to its better to use engine meant for GT and do not put on the pure onroad engine? Unless i can get a correct strength for the spring.

right?

anyone can intro me a spring i can use for this engine?
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can i sum it up to its better to use engine meant for GT and do not put on the pure onroad engine? Unless i can get a correct strength for the spring.

right?

anyone can intro me a spring i can use for this engine?
I don't own a cobra GT but I am hearing good stuff about having 2 hard and 2 extra hard.
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I don't own a cobra GT but I am hearing good stuff about having 2 hard and 2 extra hard.
thanks joe. Can you point out to me what is the size of hard and extra hard?
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thanks joe. Can you point out to me what is the size of hard and extra hard?
I think hard is 1mm and extra hard is 1.1mm
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I think hard is 1mm and extra hard is 1.1mm
The quattro comes with 1mm but not 1.1mm. They do not make 1.1 for this clutch. Maybe I am wrong but I can't seems to find on the web
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I would used the stock clutch. x-hard with carbon and hard /aluminum. Performs really good. For parking lot running or low traction tracks go one step softer on springs.
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The quattro comes with 1mm but not 1.1mm. They do not make 1.1 for this clutch. Maybe I am wrong but I can't seems to find on the web
With the Quattro being 1mm may work. Guess it's a hit or miss.
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lets just say this spring will work. but the engine is for pure onroad. Should i just change it to Reds M7T GT engine?

Anyone know how is this GT engine compare to that of a M7 WCS?
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I would used the stock clutch. x-hard with carbon and hard /aluminum. Performs really good. For parking lot running or low traction tracks go one step softer on springs.
Jermaine the Xtra hard should go in the aluminum shoes and the Hard should go in the carbon shoes.
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Hi,

I am the Reds Agent in South Africa and would suggest to rather stick with the GT motor.

The WCS is an great motor for circuit and for sure will not be short on HP for the GT. The gains on the GT will be motor bottom end so you can back off on the clutch to get the car to launch.

Also with Mario Rossi and Team, their motors are designed specifically for their application. Also possible with GT and rubber tyres you wont get the same traction out on circuit foams, hence you could spending more time trying to keep the car on the track then actually racing.

Hope this helps!
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Hi,

I am the Reds Agent in South Africa and would suggest to rather stick with the GT motor.

The WCS is an great motor for circuit and for sure will not be short on HP for the GT. The gains on the GT will be motor bottom end so you can back off on the clutch to get the car to launch.

Also with Mario Rossi and Team, their motors are designed specifically for their application. Also possible with GT and rubber tyres you wont get the same traction out on circuit foams, hence you could spending more time trying to keep the car on the track then actually racing.

Hope this helps!

Hi,

thanks for the information. Can i sum it up to the following 2 points :

1. stick to M7T GT engine
2. Use form for circuit
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