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Old 06-27-2003, 02:29 PM   #2191
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InitialD: damn, you have some good info. if only i knew this before.

so, what is the diameter of a brand new foam?

on mytsn, when using other people's setup up information, it is safe to assume that set-up ride height is on the gauges? therefore, wheel diameter must be taken into account?
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Old 06-27-2003, 02:38 PM   #2192
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My guess also could be that you've too much rear traction on the car with the spacers off...
My car has a tendency to "sprint car" around the track, at certain spots. When it becomes a hard right hand corner or hard left, but it is controllable. It does'nt go completly around on itself. For it to drive better I believe it would need alittle bit more traction.
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Old 06-27-2003, 02:56 PM   #2193
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so, what is the diameter of a brand new foam?
Mostly 66 mm.

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on mytsn, when using other people's setup up information, it is safe to assume that set-up ride height is on the gauges? therefore, wheel diameter must be taken into account?
That's the problem. Some people put the set up ride height as the ride height measured with the tires they use. If the tires happen to be 66 mm (brand new), then what they measured as ride height is indeed set up ride height I think generally people who post onto the set ups section and for people who refer to them need to realise and be educated on this.

There's actually a good article on how to use the Hudy gauges and examples of the set up ride height versus actual ride height by Julius Kolff on mytsn.
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Old 06-27-2003, 04:49 PM   #2194
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ok... i have an issue here... my front camber is fine but in the rear ( i think its positive camber) but its really bad... its like \----/... how do i fix this?? show i turn out the pitvot balls more or wat?? thnx for the help in advance...
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Old 06-27-2003, 06:49 PM   #2195
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Yes, turn the rear pivot balls out. I think there are some initial measurements in the manual to follow from the edge of the arms to the knuckles. The rear wheels should look like /----\.
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Old 06-27-2003, 06:51 PM   #2196
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ok.. thanks alot again... i cant wait to get the hudy setup... then well... u know..lol..
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Old 06-27-2003, 08:07 PM   #2197
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ok... how much of the thread should be showing on the rear pivot balls? cuz i have a feeling that i messed up screwing the upper control arm into the umm.. hub thing... wat should i do?? could someone give me a pic of that section of the car?
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:17 AM   #2198
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simple. go get a digital/analog calipers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
oh and get the hudy setup system as well.
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Old 06-28-2003, 09:51 AM   #2199
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r u saying that to me? cuz it doesnt make a lot of sense but anyways... i looked at how i screwed in the upper control arms.. they were fine.... so again... could i get a pic of someones car in that area?
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look at the manual it should tell you how much gap you should have. and to get accurate reading you should use caliper.

btw. is this your first rc car? maybe first serpent? it's not as easy as tamiya but shouldn't give you that much trouble. maybe should of went with rtr. i saw couple listings on ebay who will actually build and set it up for you.
the best way is to go find someone at the race track. have them help you out in person.
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Old 06-28-2003, 10:11 AM   #2201
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this is deff. not my first car... haha... but i just dont want to mess up something the first time i go out to run it so i want to make sure everything is ok first... im going to go and see aobut those pivot balls
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ok... got the rear camber figured out..
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Mostly 66 mm.



That's the problem. Some people put the set up ride height as the ride height measured with the tires they use. If the tires happen to be 66 mm (brand new), then what they measured as ride height is indeed set up ride height I think generally people who post onto the set ups section and for people who refer to them need to realise and be educated on this.

There's actually a good article on how to use the Hudy gauges and examples of the set up ride height versus actual ride height by Julius Kolff on mytsn.
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Please donít give advice about your MTX3 on the 705 thread!
It makes you look pathetic when you jumped on the bandwagon.
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I didnt say anything MTX3 here... did I ?
i just like the people in here Answering question.
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