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04-18-2013, 05:13 PM
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Posted By YZFAndy

I'm a big Schumacher fan but i kind of agree with...

I'm a big Schumacher fan but i kind of agree with this. Not so much that any of their cars are tricky to set up, in fact its something i've always liked about them that they actually respond to setup...
03-12-2013, 04:30 PM
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Views: 2,461
Posted By YZFAndy

Good luck with that! But we are talking about...

Good luck with that! But we are talking about measuring balance not tweak. If your car is tweaked by the time you come to balance it then you probably are missing a lot of basic knowledge and...
03-11-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,461
Posted By YZFAndy

Best way to balance a car is a three point setup....

Best way to balance a car is a three point setup. One point in the centre line between either the front or rear axle line and then a pair of scales under the end opposite ends left and right wheels....
03-02-2013, 12:39 PM
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Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

Here's something from Red RC

Here's something from Red RC
03-01-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,542
Posted By YZFAndy

I prefer to drive with a very soft setup and as...

I prefer to drive with a very soft setup and as little chassis flex as possible too but even running the car like this when i ran a small camera inside the car chassis flex was surprisingly a lot....
02-28-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,542
Posted By YZFAndy

I thought they had a solid front axle and a...

I thought they had a solid front axle and a floating beam suspension on the rear(might as well not have any)! Don't really have them here in the uk so not 100% sure on them. An oval racer is not the...
02-28-2013, 02:44 PM
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Views: 8,542
Posted By YZFAndy

Because they have no suspension.

Because they have no suspension.
02-28-2013, 02:40 PM
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Views: 8,542
Posted By YZFAndy

Because they have no suspension

Because they have no suspension
02-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,542
Posted By YZFAndy

I’ve always thought of the whole flex thing is...

I’ve always thought of the whole flex thing is bit of a bodge to actually making the cars handle.

In just about every form of motor sport where there is chassis flex and deformed geometry it is a...
02-26-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

Nothing wrong with the quality of spektrum and...

Nothing wrong with the quality of spektrum and they are on equal terms with the others. Only problem the ever had was the scroll wheel was on a weak roller pin that would snap if you pressed it too...
02-26-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3,960
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Posted By YZFAndy

Problem with futaba is yes most of their...

Problem with futaba is yes most of their receivers are big and quite heavy compared to others. Other major problem is you talk about running multiple cars and receivers and at 70+ a go things will...
02-25-2013, 01:36 PM
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Posted By YZFAndy

So whats the Schumacher in this picture? Looks...

So whats the Schumacher in this picture? Looks like ND4CX, AD4CX or even NCL4CX written on the side of it! Is it the new cars outing?
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02-18-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,664
Posted By YZFAndy

GT Power X6 LiPo Pro Charger 7amp Variable cutoff...

GT Power X6 LiPo Pro Charger 7amp Variable cutoff voltage + Graph 40 and has really out performed its price. Only downside is the 5watt limit on the discharge.
02-15-2013, 03:02 PM
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Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

The problem with the losi car was nothing to do...

The problem with the losi car was nothing to do with lack of weight or balance. For one it weighed a ton, it was incredible stiff, all the weight was at the back of the car and high speed steering...
02-15-2013, 12:50 AM
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Posted By YZFAndy

Twin point steering is ok just a different feel...

Twin point steering is ok just a different feel and yes it fits the wolrds mounts. It was better in some ways than the mi4lp wide ballstaud pully but didn' quite have corner exit ablitly of the...
02-12-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

If you have a drimel very easy, or you can just...

If you have a drimel very easy, or you can just go out and buy a cheap 2 hacksaw and take your time and make a nice job of it. They do come with very clear instructions too.
Notice the upside down...
02-12-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,988
Posted By YZFAndy

If additive was any problem to the wear rate or a...

If additive was any problem to the wear rate or a purpose made carpet it wouldn't be used as much as it is.

But does it matter if you are all on a level playing field? It does remove a cost...
02-12-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

The ti pins don't have screw holes in so you wont...

The ti pins don't have screw holes in so you wont be using the screws but i would recommend just sticking to the steel pins with the screws. They are harder than the ti pins and you can nip the...
02-06-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

Thing i've found about the mi4 series of cars are...

Thing i've found about the mi4 series of cars are they are very sensitive to setup changes. Little changes make a big difference to the car so setting it up how you want can be done if you have the...
02-06-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 557,527
Posted By YZFAndy

Its goes Mi4 / Mi4lp (lp meaning lipo) / Mi4CX /...

Its goes Mi4 / Mi4lp (lp meaning lipo) / Mi4CX / Mi4CXL ( L meaning long top deck).

If they have got rid of the motor mount we are used to its probably because the new top brace system that was...
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 32,104
Posted By YZFAndy

I thought that about quite a few tyre...

I thought that about quite a few tyre treatments.The smell is very similar to gear oil, a very distinctive smell, and i have tried some and it does work well. But having said that a lot of oil based...
01-28-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 276,671
Posted By YZFAndy

Like i said in my post, cost of approval is only...

Like i said in my post, cost of approval is only one aspect. There could be many reasons such as internals are mode for another manufacture, Stators can be removed from cases or simply they are using...
01-26-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 276,671
Posted By YZFAndy

There is no reason why this would be the case. A...

There is no reason why this would be the case. A lot of motors that don't have approval is only because the cost of submitting to motors for approval. Or it could be they are making components for...
01-23-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,880
Posted By YZFAndy

The idea of a floating mount is not really to...

The idea of a floating mount is not really to allow the chassis to flex. There are much easier and cheaper ways to do this like servo tape and single sided mounts. The idea is aimed more at allowing...
01-22-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,880
Posted By YZFAndy

With a traditional side fixed servo and the...

With a traditional side fixed servo and the current flex levels in the cars, an unwanted steering action is created.

This is because the bulkheads and steering pulleys run along the centre line...
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