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Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-07-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Hey Andrew, I do often drool over the CO2's at...

Hey Andrew, I do often drool over the CO2's at our club meetings and i also frequent the thread here on Tech but I'm too well stocked with TM parts to cut and run just yet so it's RS09 for me for a...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-02-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

No, there are two of us still racing this...

No, there are two of us still racing this chassis!

I personally like the car, its light, adjustable, made from high quality parts that fit perfect and its strong.

Bad points, .. well its...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-07-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Sad to head but good luck.

Its a shame to see you move on, but good luck with the Shpherd in 2012.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-21-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Well done Pato, great effort and good to see the...

Well done Pato, great effort and good to see the TM flag being flown!

Will be interesting to see the new TM onroad car when it arrives, the latest crop of cars are all good and super light weight...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-05-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11,759
Views: 928,223
Posted By abi

Hi Mr Poo, theres not a real lot available in RTR...

Hi Mr Poo, theres not a real lot available in RTR ATM, I can think of TM G4S RTR, TM G$JR, Kyosho V1S3, and the EDAM.

In terms of track potential i'd rate the EDAM as best, followed by the G4JR,...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-03-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,302
Posted By abi

Ha Ha, I might hold off collecting more 09 bits...

Ha Ha, I might hold off collecting more 09 bits Andrew, I suspect I will have trouble offloading them later on. Having said that my 09's go like jets on my club track but the setup didnt come easily.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-30-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,302
Posted By abi

If I didn't have so much tied up in parts and...

If I didn't have so much tied up in parts and cars I'd be walking too, saw the Capricorn at our club last meet and like very much. My 09's are performing very well and are netting me top 3 places in...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-29-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,302
Posted By abi

What! walk away from TM... That will just leave...

What! walk away from TM... That will just leave me, one man standing.

I'd stick with the softer fronts and dial out some steering angle, this is what the guns tend to do.

One question for...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-23-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Good choice on the G4+, this was the very nice...

Good choice on the G4+, this was the very nice follow-on from the G4S. After the G4+ came the RS08 which was a bomb in the market and turned people away from the TM brand. I kind of like the G4+evo...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-22-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

I feel the same way as you italboy, but I do...

I feel the same way as you italboy, but I do think the horse has bolted for TM 1/10 onroad competition cars. I think TM are focusing on the backyard toy side of the hobby with the drift cars and...
06-22-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,563
Posted By abi

Speed XZ vs Speed XZ Spec2 differences.

Hi,

I see the 'Spec2' version of the XZ has a different P/N for the Head button, crank and the crankcase, just wondering what changes were made to these parts compared to the 'XZ Speed'?

Looks...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-22-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,171
Posted By abi

That has got to hurt!... the wallet. Might...

That has got to hurt!... the wallet.

Might be able to salvage some of the set screws.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-22-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Happy to be corrected but longer arms are for...

Happy to be corrected but longer arms are for bumpy tracks and shorter arms for smooth. Roll centre relates to track grip and open/tight. Low grip tracks tend to like lower roll centres to generate...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-19-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Dont even get me started on the manual! What a...

Dont even get me started on the manual! What a POS that document is...

I like the front, with the K factory arm mounts we can run short or long arms as well as infinite roll centre adjustment.
...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-16-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Hi Andrew, I run 2mm spacers under the front...

Hi Andrew,

I run 2mm spacers under the front inner upper pivots so as to lower my front roll centre, I'm trying to gain some front grip. I will be trying a higher rear roll centre this Tuesday...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-31-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Sure am! Its been the tool of choice for me...

Sure am! Its been the tool of choice for me since its release. Currently running 2nd in our club championship in 2 classes, 'Pro Tourer' and 'Outlaw'.

Adrian
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-24-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Hi oldskool325, Generally yes, your G4JS was...

Hi oldskool325,

Generally yes, your G4JS was produced off the G4RS (2008) and G4JR (also 08 from memory) platform with the final itteration being the G4+ evo late in 2008. The G4D is the most...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-16-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By abi

+2

+2
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-16-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11,759
Views: 928,223
Posted By abi

Yes, remove the rubber spacers and you will find...

Yes, remove the rubber spacers and you will find 1 to 2mm space.

I dont know anyone who uses the rubber vibration insulators, leave em out.

Adrian
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-14-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11,759
Views: 928,223
Posted By abi

Perhaps some of the kit supplied servo spacers...

Perhaps some of the kit supplied servo spacers might help repositioning the servo, just something to try.

Adrian
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-07-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Some nice cars there!

Look good Nitoriousrc and flynia, well done.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

I'd say due to cad images only at this stage and...

I'd say due to cad images only at this stage and no pre production car at the toy fair i'd say mid year at the earliest or possibly 3rd quarter.

Who knows, TM's 1/8th scale made it to this stage a...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-04-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

TM 1/10th car proto at toy fair.

Wow, see related post here in the onroad sction, looks very un TM! Gone is the tradmark tank shape and lay-down throttle servo and also the Xray type steer servo orientation.

Looks like our 09...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-03-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

Who recons the body posts should be moved?

I find the front posts are too far forward and the rear posts are too high.

Due to this my bodies tend to sit down on the rear shock tower and also the front posts are into the curve of the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-03-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 231,763
Posted By abi

These 09 cars have an issue with too little droop...

These 09 cars have an issue with too little droop in the front, that is the shocks go into full extension befor the car reaches the desired front droop. I,m guessing the longer shafts go in the...
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