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12-14-2017, 12:12 PM
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Posted By ByteStream

Hey Robbie, What's the +0.5FF front arm...

Hey Robbie,

What's the +0.5FF front arm mean?

What's the source for the castor shims?
11-29-2017, 10:47 PM
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Views: 293,135
Posted By ByteStream

I've run HW ESC's for many years and used a...

I've run HW ESC's for many years and used a variety of motors. If you are experiencing the noise when you first apply throttle then it is the combination of motor and esc and does not effect...
11-26-2017, 02:48 PM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

TQ Wire 14g

TQ Wire 14g
11-26-2017, 02:47 PM
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Posted By ByteStream

CRC = TCS = Pit 571/572

CRC = TCS = Pit 571/572
05-04-2017, 07:39 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

With a '17 car .. you can use the '16 chassis by...

With a '17 car .. you can use the '16 chassis by using the '16 lower shock mount

https://www.amainhobbies.com/xray-x1-2016-2.5mm-graphite-mount-plate-xra371093/p478520

with the nub pointed...
05-04-2017, 07:25 AM
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Posted By ByteStream

I talked to Jan about this a while back, there is...

I talked to Jan about this a while back, there is no effect that he can feel. The reason for the different shimming is to allow the link from the servo to the bell-crank to clear the castor plate....
05-01-2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By ByteStream

Yes, unfortunately it's common (in the X12 and...

Yes, unfortunately it's common (in the X12 and x10 as well). A common replacement is the AE or Kyosho pivot assembly w/ respective pivot balls, however you do want a very slight amount of play to...
04-26-2017, 08:39 AM
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Posted By ByteStream

To make sure I understand, when you measure in...

To make sure I understand, when you measure in the 'middle' position - where are you specifically measuring? At the front of the rear pod plate or somewhere else?

I measure ride height in 4...
04-14-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,284
Posted By ByteStream

Possiblility of rain and a 20 degree dip in temp,...

Possiblility of rain and a 20 degree dip in temp, pack accordingly :)

Thursday 68
Friday 48 with 60% rain
Saturday 62
03-27-2017, 11:29 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

I've had various ti-nitride coated pins in a...

I've had various ti-nitride coated pins in a variety of cars. I would not say they are better. If you have them, by all means use them. In my experience, the ti-nitride coating makes the kingpin...
03-27-2017, 09:10 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

Putting lube on the kingpins doesn't solve...

Putting lube on the kingpins doesn't solve 'catching' issues. I always polish new pins (kingpins, hinge pins, etc). Gravity RC makes an all purpose polish that works great. I've also used Mother's...
01-11-2017, 07:11 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

On the '16, do you have the front center shock...

On the '16, do you have the front center shock mount in the right orientation? The nub should be toward the front of the car.
12-30-2016, 08:24 AM
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Posted By ByteStream

UF1 is defunct.

UF1 is defunct.
12-30-2016, 08:00 AM
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Posted By ByteStream

Pit Shimzu tires have no markings on them (for...

Pit Shimzu tires have no markings on them (for any compound) so it would be near impossible for a race organizer to tell what tires your on (legal or not). The CRC and TCS versions have raised...
12-29-2016, 09:11 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

It's not. I've run all three chassis and there is...

It's not. I've run all three chassis and there is a difference in all of them. The largest difference is between carbon and aluminum. Then there is a smaller difference between full and flex...
10-21-2016, 07:51 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

Correct .. they are the Pit 571/572 Combo on...

Correct .. they are the Pit 571/572 Combo on Tuning Haus Rims. Make sure to always check the glue job, it's not the best from the factory and will cause and ill handling car.



1. Make sure your...
10-20-2016, 07:15 AM
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Views: 775,520
Posted By ByteStream

Is it an on-power or off-power push? What tires...

Is it an on-power or off-power push?
What tires are you running?
What is your tire prep routine?

I run regularly at 5280 Raceway (Black carpet) and ran at this year's IIC (Black Carpet) and my...
10-10-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 70,357
Posted By ByteStream

If your going by the basic setup sheet then I...

If your going by the basic setup sheet then I understand your frustration - I think it is incorrect .. 43mm/45mm tires are very large and a 2mm split between front and rear is also a lot.

The...
10-10-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 48,757
Views: 5,467,872
Posted By ByteStream

BSR Team Purple = Jaco Lilac = CRC 'WGT Stripe" ...

BSR Team Purple = Jaco Lilac = CRC 'WGT Stripe"

Same foam, mounted by the same company but called different things based on brand. Little confusing .. but they are the same.
10-10-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 70,357
Posted By ByteStream

You need to ADD ride height shims in order to...

You need to ADD ride height shims in order to LOWER the ride height. Take all the ride height shims and put them back under the lower arm. You can also use washers instead of the ride height shims...
09-02-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21,409
Views: 1,259,940
Posted By ByteStream

It matters in terms of parts and support. ...

It matters in terms of parts and support.

Parts - easily available online or through a local shop.
Support - people at the track that have a similar kit that can help with setup.

Popular Kits...
09-02-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By ByteStream

Overall, in the summer months people tend to want...

Overall, in the summer months people tend to want to be outside, either racing or doing something completely different. When Sept/October comes around the attendance at 5280 picks up.

5280 is one...
05-31-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48,757
Views: 5,467,872
Posted By ByteStream

This comment is exactly what it's about.

This comment is exactly what it's about.
05-31-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 48,757
Views: 5,467,872
Posted By ByteStream

Amain for Tires? LOL .. Let's put the cost...

Amain for Tires? LOL .. Let's put the cost argument to rest ..

Stormer Hobbies 10.95/11.95 for any CRC compound (including specs)
...
05-31-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48,757
Views: 5,467,872
Posted By ByteStream

No argument from me on limiting sets .. as with...

No argument from me on limiting sets .. as with anything new, you start with something and then refine. MHIC was a start, and we choose not to limit sets since it was the 1st large event in the US to...
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