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12-02-2012, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Tuner EM

One factor not mentioned yet is tire selection. ...

One factor not mentioned yet is tire selection.

Natural rubber: pink, magenta, purple will provide good grip but at the expense of rolling resistance as they gum up. They are needed in low grip...
12-02-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 282,558
Posted By Tuner EM

The metric flat head screw angle is 90 degrees. ...

The metric flat head screw angle is 90 degrees. A simple way to drill the countersink is to use a countersink bit for wood. You can find these in many stores. one example is P/N 858 on this page...
12-02-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 282,558
Posted By Tuner EM

The camber and toe settings are in the top left...

The camber and toe settings are in the top left corner of the setup sheet under Front Suspension.
11-08-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47,644
Views: 4,927,885
Posted By Tuner EM

Could you advise how you set deadband? I lowered...

Could you advise how you set deadband? I lowered mine until I see ESC lights indicate throttle as soon as I move the TX throttle.

What am I looking for when setting the minimum throttle setting? ...
09-28-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 146,067
Posted By Tuner EM

oval gearing

for 1S 17.5 oval try the following:

Tekin RS: boost 50, turbo 0, end rpm 6500, start rpm as low as possible.

17.5 motor: full timing

roll out: 100 mmpr to 110 mmpr. (rollout = tire diameter...
09-25-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 146,067
Posted By Tuner EM

The 1/10 kingpin and front springs are longer...

The 1/10 kingpin and front springs are longer than the 1/12.

You could also reused the 1/12 rear cross bar so you wouldn't need p/n 8513. The body post is slightly wider on the 1/12.
09-24-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11,713
Views: 1,641,013
Posted By Tuner EM

Batteries, servos, ESCs, gearing

Battery:
-Lipo saddle pack 4200 mah 7.4V 35C Reedy #712 EFRA size (smaller 69mm x 47mm x 23.2mm module) Case modded slightly so wire come out flush with top. Dean connector. : $ 70
-Lipo single...
09-24-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 93,870
Posted By Tuner EM

Will the new CEFX Griffin Bulkhead (- Direct...

Will the new CEFX Griffin Bulkhead (- Direct replacement for the R5 front end) allow the 1/12 car to be run with an angled servo? There appears to be clearance bewteen the arm mounting hole and the...
09-23-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By Tuner EM

1 week left

Only one week left until this trophy race. Located in London Ontario.

Practice on Friday
Race on Saturday
09-23-2011, 03:28 PM
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Views: 1,641,013
Posted By Tuner EM

LF Associated 10R5

Looking for 10R5 roller. May consider car with servo and possibly WGT set-up. Interested in spares, tires, etc. Please PM.
10-31-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 146,067
Posted By Tuner EM

Check your center pivot adjustment. Make sure...

Check your center pivot adjustment. Make sure the ball is free and that the holder is adjusted correctly. Also make sure the side links are free. You should not bottom out the side link screws. ...
10-31-2010, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Tuner EM

Andrew, your set up looks normal. You may want...

Andrew,
your set up looks normal. You may want to try pink rears instead of magenta for low grip and yellow rears instead of grey once the grip comes up.

You may also want to try removing the...
10-15-2010, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Tuner EM

tires

I've had good luck with the CRC greylow, They don't chunk as easily as yellow. Is the Parma orange the equivalent (the shores match)? Does Jaco make an equivalent that is not on their website? ...
09-26-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,287
Posted By Tuner EM

They advertise better resolution for a smoother...

They advertise better resolution for a smoother feel and faster response. You need digital servos and 6V to run HRS as it will kill analog servos. I run HSR when I can and although there isn't much...
09-26-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,287
Posted By Tuner EM

The radio has a current limiting diode in the...

The radio has a current limiting diode in the outside charger connection. You can charge the batteries installed in the radio using the charge port if you set your ICE current to 0.5 or 0.6 A max. ...
09-26-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Tuner EM

Are you running analog servos on HSR mode? That...

Are you running analog servos on HSR mode? That will kill servos. Although from your other post it sounds like you have a volatge issue. I thought the RX battery +/- were all connected directly. ...
09-26-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,641
Posted By Tuner EM

Blue and green error code is for locked rotor...

Blue and green error code is for locked rotor which can happen if:

1. the ESC dead band adjustment is too low.
2. the transmitter has throttle trim in forward which is not enough to push the car...
01-17-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13,492
Views: 1,275,915
Posted By Tuner EM

shock o-rings

What is the difference between the white and orange shock o-rings? Is one better suited for a certain range of oil viscosity or do they have different friction level?

I searched the thread but...
01-04-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 338,392
Posted By Tuner EM

trailing vs inline axles

John,
I'm trying to understand the difference in car dynamics for the inline and the trailing axles. I tried inline axles without any other changes and the steering was increased significantly...
12-25-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 146,067
Posted By Tuner EM

brushed motor

To balance the rear pod for a brush motor you would only need to replace the rear pod upper and lower plates with the ones from a 12R5 (not the 12R5.1). You would then have to shim the hubs to get...
12-17-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13,263
Views: 972,267
Posted By Tuner EM

foam on asphalt

Manthree
To improve the rear grip try the following:

I raced a JRX-S with foam on asphalt for many years. I found that running softer rear tires helped equalise the tire wear. You should also...
12-17-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13,263
Views: 972,267
Posted By Tuner EM

Nomaak Removing the 4 rear posts dramatically...

Nomaak
Removing the 4 rear posts dramatically reduces the torsional rigidity of the JRX-S. The Losi LCD thread by John Stranahan has the test results. I believe taking the 4 posts out lowers the...
11-05-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 518,501
Posted By Tuner EM

Insufficient rear travel could be caused by...

Insufficient rear travel could be caused by improper assembly of the rear shock. There is a spacer that goes on one side of the piston to limit rear droop. If it's installed on the wrong side it...
09-25-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 149,798
Posted By Tuner EM

Question for you guys. I run a SPX in a 2S, 17.5...

Question for you guys. I run a SPX in a 2S, 17.5 spec class. The lap and run times are about the same regardless of where I gear it between 50 and 60 mmpr except around 54mmpr where I lack straight...
09-25-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 146,067
Posted By Tuner EM

To free the upper arm you may have to sand or...

To free the upper arm you may have to sand or file the burrs on the ends of the hinge pin #4623. It is normal to have a small burr resulting from the manufacturing operation. You can feel it with...
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