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Old 01-03-2007, 01:46 AM   #3106
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The G4S shock would fit so would most other makes ,just take note of shock lengths.
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Old 01-03-2007, 06:55 AM   #3107
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Just got my G4S kit today, here is how far i got tonight in the build....!

Lets just say its been enjoyable to build.....
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:14 AM   #3108
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Just got my G4S kit today, here is how far i got tonight in the build....!

Lets just say its been enjoyable to build.....
Looking good so far, but check out
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and go to the TeamMagic section 3rd from bottom for the build review and tips.Lots of small things that will make your life easier.
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:18 AM   #3109
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Looking good so far, but check out
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and go to the TeamMagic section 3rd from bottom for the build review and tips.Lots of small things that will make your life easier.

cheers, will attack some more tomorrow night, its late here in Australia so its time to knock off, thou thanks for the info....
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Old 01-03-2007, 11:45 AM   #3110
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can anyone enlighten me on the effects of mounting the shock tower position? there are few holes for u to mount the shock, so wat would happen if i were to mount it at the top hole?
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Moving the bottom of the shock along the suspension arm basically affects the stiffness and droop of the suspension. Moving the shock mount further out results in a suspension that appears both stiffer (sprung) and harder (dampened). Conversely, moving the shock inward gives a softer feel.
The reason for this is simple. The easiest way to explain this is to think back to the playground seesaw of your childhood. When the people on either end donít weigh the same, by simply moving the heavier person closer to the center the seesaw can be made to balance. Itís just a question of leverage. As the shock moves out along the arm, it can bring greater leverage to bear on the suspension arm. Moving the bottom of the shock along the arm also affects the suspension droop further out equals less droop, further in equals more droop.

Moving the top of the shock absorber has a more subtle effect on the carís suspension. What is changing here is the angle of action of the shock absorber. Changing the angle makes the shock absorber more or less progressive. A progressive suspension setup is when the suspension
becomes stiffer as the shock/spring/suspension is compressed.

Leaning the shock absorber over further results in a more progressive suspension. This is useful in landing off jumps (helps stop the car from bottoming out), handling on smooth tracks, and handling in high-speed corners.

Standing the shocks straighter helps in rough conditions, or with tracks with lots of quick changes of direction. Adding interest to this setup option is the fact that standing the shocks up gives some degree of anti-roll effect while laying the shocks down encourages, or allows, more chassis roll. The
shock angle you choose can thus be closely related to the use of an anti-roll bar.

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Old 01-03-2007, 03:22 PM   #3111
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whats the trick with the front G4S SWAYBAR, mine seems a little Clunky and stiff as the arms on the front go up and down....!

Any real tips for this set up?
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:40 PM   #3112
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just made an icon in my avatar.....! what ya think?

Plus making some more as i am bored at work...!
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:51 PM   #3113
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just made an icon in my avatar.....! what ya think?
thats awsome its even got the aussie flag in it lol

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Old 01-03-2007, 07:57 PM   #3114
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Hey Kodak,
The sway bar can be difficult sometimes. I had some difficulty with mine.
With the new G4s. The sway bar has two adjusters. Point these to the outside while you install the sway bar mounts. These are used for fine adjustments of the set up of the sway bar once your at the "Car set up" stage.
By the sound of it you've probably got some kind of binding when the front arm's move.
Try leaving the actual bar out until you get the arm's to move freely once the mount's are installed. I had to put a small shim between the mounts and the arm's. You could try this.
By leaving the arms out you will be able to see what is binding.
I hope this helps.

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Old 01-03-2007, 08:40 PM   #3115
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Hey Kodak,
The sway bar can be difficult sometimes. I had some difficulty with mine.
With the new G4s. The sway bar has two adjusters. Point these to the outside while you install the sway bar mounts. These are used for fine adjustments of the set up of the sway bar once your at the "Car set up" stage.
By the sound of it you've probably got some kind of binding when the front arm's move.
Try leaving the actual bar out until you get the arm's to move freely once the mount's are installed. I had to put a small shim between the mounts and the arm's. You could try this.
By leaving the arms out you will be able to see what is binding.
I hope this helps.

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noted, will check later tonight
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:02 PM   #3116
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just made an icon in my avatar.....! what ya think?

Plus making some more as i am bored at work...!

Hi Kodak Hodak

can you make one with the german Flag :-)
So i can put it into my Avantar
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:25 PM   #3117
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can you make one with the german Flag :-)
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Old 01-03-2007, 11:20 PM   #3118
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Yo Kodak ,how about a South African flag too.
Looks great and we can see who is in our G4S family.
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Old 01-04-2007, 12:13 AM   #3119
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Yo Kodak ,how about a South African flag too.
Looks great and we can see who is in our G4S family.
Cool
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ill get one done tomorrow, i have finished work today so the working file is at work.....!

But great idea
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Hi Kodak, I will appreciate Turkish flag, too
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