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08-05-2014, 05:03 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Weight saving

If you replaced every screw with aluminum or titanium you'd probably save upwards of 50 grams. Also you'd be surprised how much extra weight a different set of wheels/tires can add or remove. In the...
07-29-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

The capacitor on the ESC is essential for the...

The capacitor on the ESC is essential for the proper operation of the ESC. A capacitor on the receiver is what people call a glitch buster and is to provide an amperage boost when the electronics...
07-28-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

I'm only writing this because of the wording of...

I'm only writing this because of the wording of your last response. Is your glitch buster attached to the speed controller (battery +, - ) or plugged into the receiver? Having a capacitor at both...
07-13-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

The front suspension is a little different, the...

The front suspension is a little different, the RS4 had no C-hub carriers. The upper links had a tendency to break, so they switched to a different system that uses carriers, a different arm and a...
07-10-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

That's the best looking temporary track I've ever...

That's the best looking temporary track I've ever seen!

I put my antenna vertically as high as possible in a tube under the body, the top of the tube might be 1mm away from touching, I haven't had...
07-09-2014, 03:48 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Is your antenna standing vertical? Since you've...

Is your antenna standing vertical? Since you've tried all new electronics the only thing else I can think of is placement or battery connectors.
07-07-2014, 07:47 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Push every single pin for every single connector...

Push every single pin for every single connector in all the way, individually, with a small hex driver. Including each end of your sensor cable. Do it Evey time you go out on the track.

Also if...
06-26-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Generally... More off power steering (too...

Generally...

More off power steering (too much push):

Springs front softer, rear stiffer
Roll center front lower, rear higher
Droop more f/r

Less on power steering (too loose):
06-26-2014, 05:22 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

For me the manual set up was useless. I put...

For me the manual set up was useless. I put stiffer springs all around and raised the inside camber links so the links are parallel (or close to) with the road surface. Then it started to work.
06-13-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

The 418 suspension is nothing like the R1...

The 418 suspension is nothing like the R1 suspension. I tested it.
05-22-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

SpecR makes a carbon battery holder, but it's out...

SpecR makes a carbon battery holder, but it's out of stock.

http://www.spec-r.com/default/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=48_49&products_id=573
04-25-2014, 01:01 PM
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Views: 1,676
Posted By PEEKracing

You could lower the stearing rack cross piece...

You could lower the stearing rack cross piece with 1.5-2mm shims under the bearings, along with longer screws, and raise the ball ends on the stearing knuckles the rest of the way. That way one or...
04-19-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

32819toon what is that circuit board in the...

32819toon what is that circuit board in the plastic bag?
04-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,180
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Posted By PEEKracing

Does anyone know where I can find the 3.3 .bin...

Does anyone know where I can find the 3.3 .bin firmware for the VXX? It's not listed on the Orca site, and if you try the one for the VX it tells you it's incompatible.
04-12-2014, 10:56 AM
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Views: 590,863
Posted By PEEKracing

The proper term is 'more flexible' but 'flexier'...

The proper term is 'more flexible' but 'flexier' is sexier, so I say use it! Isn't each layer layed at 45 from each other? So turning shouldn't really alter the torsional stiffness.
04-11-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Try pushing all the little pins on you sensor...

Try pushing all the little pins on you sensor cable, esc and motor side, with a small allen driver. I was sure I was losing power, got a glitch buster, unplugged my fan all sorts of things, turned...
04-09-2014, 09:57 AM
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Views: 590,863
Posted By PEEKracing

Well there you have it...

Well there you have it...
04-09-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

I've not seen such a table, but I was thinking...

I've not seen such a table, but I was thinking about making one, though time I have not.

As for adjusting front toe only with inserts I'm not sure that would work, as adding toe-in will swing the...
04-07-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Other than looking nice, why are you all getting...

Other than looking nice, why are you all getting the aluminum fan mount? The plastic one works fine, except for blocking access to the spur layshaft screw.
04-05-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

My kit was perfect, along with the few option...

My kit was perfect, along with the few option parts I got.
04-04-2014, 01:02 PM
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Views: 590,863
Posted By PEEKracing

Even running races on foot probably cost as much...

Even running races on foot probably cost as much as racing an R1, anything that you put the word racing in front of is going to be expensive. It's because racing brings in passion and competition,...
04-04-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 251,009
Posted By PEEKracing

I emailed the hobby shop that sells the rx...

I emailed the hobby shop that sells the rx connector style USB adapter that Dirk and I have, and this is the reply.


"You only need to update the firmware from the PC via the USB cable connecting...
04-03-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By PEEKracing

I think probably it is a legal thing, especially...

I think probably it is a legal thing, especially since the product number for the sensor one ends in A (America) and the other in E (Europe), and since Dirk is in Germany and mine came from Australia...
04-02-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By PEEKracing

Sorry, just to add to the confusion, should I be...

Sorry, just to add to the confusion, should I be changing the settings through the sensor port also? Or just software updates?
04-02-2014, 12:56 PM
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Views: 251,009
Posted By PEEKracing

I have the same as DirkW and it is also brand...

I have the same as DirkW and it is also brand new, and back ordered. Can I just make one of the sensor type cables? Or is the USB adapter no good either?

If I can make one, kindly tell me which...
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