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Old 05-06-2004, 01:07 PM   #4186
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Default First stage to GTP complete!

Check it out!

Next comes the engine, pipe and floating rear mount
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Old 05-06-2004, 04:28 PM   #4187
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Check it out!

Next comes the engine, pipe and floating rear mount
Let me know how the floating rear mount works out, the rain is coming this way.
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Old 05-06-2004, 09:21 PM   #4188
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Can I use that fronty bumper setup on the Impulse pro???? I am sicj and tired of breaking the stock ones, what parts to I need? thanks in advance and great pictures!!!!
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Old 05-07-2004, 06:20 AM   #4189
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Can I use that fronty bumper setup on the Impulse pro???? I am sicj and tired of breaking the stock ones, what parts to I need? thanks in advance and great pictures!!!!
What are you using now? The stock Impulse lower bumper, foam bumper and upper bumper plate? If so, that should be stronger and saver than the lola/GTP bumper.

The bumper I'm using is from the 705 lola/GTP bumper set. It's almost the same as the Impact bumper, which also fits. All you have to do is cut the ends off since it's too wide. I modified the stock Impulse/705 upper bumper plate to hold the short body posts.

I was going to find some partnumbers for you but I keep getting "The page can not be displayed" errors at mytsn.com when I go to the products page...
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Old 05-07-2004, 06:25 AM   #4190
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My problem is the top bumper plate keeps breaking at the weakest/thinnest points, is there a stronger material - ie titanium top plate or a way to reinforce the plate so as not to have to keep buying them?
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My problem is the top bumper plate keeps breaking at the weakest/thinnest points, is there a stronger material - ie titanium top plate or a way to reinforce the plate so as not to have to keep buying them?
I really don't know...
But the Impact or 705 lola/GTP bumper isn't the solution. In a crash, where you would normally break the upper bumper plate, you might bend the front end of the chassisplate instead.
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Sorry to ask this dumb question but how do you adjust the front downstops on a Serpent Impulse Pro?
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Sorry to ask this dumb question but how do you adjust the front downstops on a Serpent Impulse Pro?
Hi Bigknot - Hopefully it's the same as the 705 - if so, then look at the picture I poted above. On the upper bumper plate you can see just in front of where the shocks are mounted there are two small holes. The downstops screws are there. Screw them in to get a higer downstop value

Hope that's clear? Cheers, Mark.
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The downstop setscrews are in the front bearingblocks, accesible from above through the upper bumperplate.
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Have you seen the posting from Schrijver99 regarding the 200mm International at MACH Heemstede - will you be going?
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Your explination is better than mine, though I describe things really badly
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Have you seen the posting from Schrijver99 regarding the 200mm International at MACH Heemstede - will you be going?
It's very likely I have to work Sat June 5th...
But I'm going to do anything to try and get that day off.
I've only been there once and must say... I think that hairpin after the long fast straight is scary!
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It's very likely I have to work Sat June 5th...
But I'm going to do anything to try and get that day off.
I've only been there once and must say... I think that hairpin after the long fast straight is scary!
At my track, there is a long straight where the car reaches at least 90kmh, then comes a left flick, a right flick and then a hairpin In the left flick, I've been getting my car completely sideways Have you ever driven at MACH?

For me it's a long journey, but I'd like to go
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At my track, there is a long straight where the car reaches at least 90kmh, then comes a left flick, a right flick and then a hairpin In the left flick, I've been getting my car completely sideways Have you ever driven at MACH?

For me it's a long journey, but I'd like to go
Once, with the 705 about a year ago. First comes start finish, then 2 ~90 degree turns left which I believe the top dogs do at WOT only to reach 100+ at the long straight in the back. That straight has a slight bend to the left near the hairpin, which makes it harder to position your car for the hairpin. You will know it's scary when you get there.
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