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12-14-2018, 06:21 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

Thank you. I found a comment on fb that lowering...

Thank you. I found a comment on fb that lowering it makes the car more pointy. I'll test this next time I'm at the track. I did remove the inline flex brace last week and that made for one broken...
12-13-2018, 05:47 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

How does shimming the inline flex brace up or...

How does shimming the inline flex brace up or down affect the car's handling characteristics? Thanks.
12-09-2018, 07:26 PM
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Views: 31,355
Posted By jkirkwood

I would guess unless you are making the top 10 at...

I would guess unless you are making the top 10 at a nationals there is something in this book that will at least make you question a preconceived notion and help you find a new limit. It's a good...
12-09-2018, 07:13 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

Protoform Type S mounted a bit forward.

Protoform Type S mounted a bit forward.
12-09-2018, 01:53 PM
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Views: 164,756
Posted By jkirkwood

For sure it can be incredibly frustrating to...

For sure it can be incredibly frustrating to build a new car and have issues on day one. It sounds like you know what to check for. One thing on not on your list is double check and make sure the...
07-24-2018, 03:05 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbiW6uX8MLmxYHaNu...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbiW6uX8MLmxYHaNucInSqQ

Nick redid some of the tests using latest firmware.
02-06-2018, 09:33 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

You can get the laydowns to work on loose dirt...

You can get the laydowns to work on loose dirt but the setup window is very small but I ran a laydown with impacts and 3 ribs several times last summer and it was great when the setup was on point.
12-28-2017, 06:00 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

This is the approach that I've found works best...

This is the approach that I've found works best for me in most if not all circumstances.
12-22-2017, 01:13 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

My car was very good.

My car was very good.
11-27-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

I wish they would add the shortest option to the...

I wish they would add the shortest option to the settings sheet. I use the shortest eyelets myself and move to the longest in the front only when using the outside hole on the arm with the same...
08-08-2017, 12:51 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

It's for sure a tuning option like all weight is....

It's for sure a tuning option like all weight is. I use the 25g Yokomo one that fits in the cavity on the chassis. The one like you linked will also raise the battery up a small amount, be more...
08-08-2017, 04:41 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

I find the weight under the battery seems to just...

I find the weight under the battery seems to just stabilize the car and slows down response. Weight behind the motor adds some rear grip but can also cause a pendulum effect if it's too much. ...
07-18-2017, 04:03 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

The fix is to drive it out. Takes about one...

The fix is to drive it out. Takes about one weekend.
07-17-2017, 05:07 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

Which rear arm should I be using on the DTM? The...

Which rear arm should I be using on the DTM? The manual says Z2-008R is stock but also includes the 66.5mm rear axles that the instructions for offset hub carriers and those axles says on mobisport,...
07-13-2017, 04:46 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

Chicky just shoegoos his to the chassis I think.

Chicky just shoegoos his to the chassis I think.
07-11-2017, 08:36 PM
07-11-2017, 01:17 PM
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Posted By jkirkwood

Alot of rear toe-in can break away suddenly and...

Alot of rear toe-in can break away suddenly and unexpectedly mid corner.
01-13-2017, 09:17 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

I've used Schelle in the past by leaving the...

I've used Schelle in the past by leaving the washer off the underside of the piston. Must be AE V2 style.
11-16-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,952
Posted By jkirkwood

Kyle qualified 3rd, not sure where he finished...

Kyle qualified 3rd, not sure where he finished overall.

We also had a 1-2 finish in 13.5 4wd, which shows the design of the drive train to be very good for even a spec class.
11-06-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,952
Posted By jkirkwood

The UK distributor has some astro setups. Look...

The UK distributor has some astro setups. Look for Tony Evodka.

As for options, it's really whatever you need for the conditioned. Everything we run in the US is either for tuning or just...
06-18-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 89,323
Posted By jkirkwood

I have personally never go over the Serpent Green...

I have personally never go over the Serpent Green Spring rate which is a 3.5 anymore. I sometimes run the front sway from serpent but I haven't ran it since Dec. I've tried stiffer front springs...
05-11-2015, 06:16 AM
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Views: 89,323
Posted By jkirkwood

I use the rear bias weight which is ~28g (1oz)

I use the rear bias weight which is ~28g (1oz)
04-13-2015, 10:25 AM
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Posted By jkirkwood

I don't have any pictures but for the mid motor:...

I don't have any pictures but for the mid motor: take off the chassis brace connecting the chassis to the transmission, unscrew the motor from the motor plate. The ballast sets between the motor and...
03-16-2015, 06:42 AM
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Views: 383,150
Posted By jkirkwood

We are finding that the shorty middle to full...

We are finding that the shorty middle to full back is the working range for most all the tracks we are seeing in the US. I always test a brick pack on each new track I see and 95% of the time I use a...
03-05-2015, 07:15 PM
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Views: 383,150
Posted By jkirkwood

The traxxas orings will typically leak until they...

The traxxas orings will typically leak until they swell. Put the traxxas orings in a plastic bag and drop some oil in them and let them soak for a few days.

Alternatively adding a .3-.5mm shim...
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