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08-07-2018, 01:36 AM
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Posted By Skiddins

That's not IFMAR's fault though. If drivers and...

That's not IFMAR's fault though.
If drivers and teams won't go that's down to their cowardice.
I had also heard that Yokomo aren't going.
I know that the Sanwa engineer who's normally at the...
08-01-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 116,486
Posted By Skiddins

The posts would all line up, but the wheel arches...

The posts would all line up, but the wheel arches don't. I seem to recall that Awesomatix are further forward than Xray
07-27-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 46,743
Views: 4,687,715
Posted By Skiddins

What was their voltage after they'd been sitting...

What was their voltage after they'd been sitting around all that time?
Lipo's should hold their voltage for a very long time, so if they were packed away at storage voltage, or similar, they should...
07-19-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Skiddins

And vice versa, the further the forward the wing,...

And vice versa, the further the forward the wing, the less rear stability you have, but you usually gain some steering as a consequence.

Don't ever remember starting this thread lol
07-17-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 392,660
Posted By Skiddins

The O-ring on shaft is on the outside of the...

The O-ring on shaft is on the outside of the shock, but on the shock rod, a bit like a shock travel limiter.
I haven't seen anyone run that in years.
Sometimes used to be used to help prevent grip...
06-04-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,047
Posted By Skiddins

Going to the Reedy at the Tamiya USA track was a...

Going to the Reedy at the Tamiya USA track was a bucket list race.
Sadly I won't ever get the chance now:cry:
05-08-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,047
Posted By Skiddins

Do you know what they sprayed it with?

Do you know what they sprayed it with?
04-30-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

Missing a bit of info there. In the manual it...

Missing a bit of info there.
In the manual it shows the weight of one half of the diff (the side with the spider gears etc) to be 9.2g when filled with oil.
04-28-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 116,486
Posted By Skiddins

Good rotation then. :nod: What about rear...

Good rotation then. :nod:
What about rear traction as this seems to be where some problems appear when a body has good steering.
04-27-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

Could you explain your reasoning for wanting a...

Could you explain your reasoning for wanting a metal diff (with metal gears)

Mine can go for a very long time without leaking at all and I've never ever heard of anyone having any of the internal...
04-27-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

Steel spool outdrives that have a larger outer...

Steel spool outdrives that have a larger outer diameter so the blades make contact with a larger surface area.(would mean having to remove the outdrives to change the bearings)
04-27-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

ULP are better on smooth carpet. Honestly we...

ULP are better on smooth carpet.
Honestly we don't need a metal diff or gears as it just adds unnecessary weight.
04-24-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

As mentioned above by Trigger. Also, what upper...

As mentioned above by Trigger.
Also, what upper link shims are you running?
I would also remove some of the center line screws (motor mount plate I assume) and possibly just use the screw with nut....
04-23-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

T4 - is sort of used as an acronym for Touring...

T4 - is sort of used as an acronym for Touring Car 4WD if I recall. So it will remain T4

NT1 is Nitro Touring 1/10 scale if I recall.

Etc
04-17-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 59,773
Posted By Skiddins

Sounds great, but the top drivers I know of (Dave...

Sounds great, but the top drivers I know of (Dave Spashett, Alex Hagberg, Ollie Jefferies etc) have all been running their lipo's etc 5mm forward to improve the handling whilst making the car easier...
04-09-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

Would explain it. Surprised they didn't attempt...

Would explain it. Surprised they didn't attempt to disguise them more though.
04-09-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 27,884
Posted By Skiddins

I put a little silicone lube in the Associated...

I put a little silicone lube in the Associated when I've used them as I find those joints can sometimes be a little sticky.
The original Zen racing version used the Xray kits original pivot ball and...
04-09-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

You wonder why they didn't use the black versions...

You wonder why they didn't use the black versions that Xray sells
03-28-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

All the adjustable battery retainers you can buy...

All the adjustable battery retainers you can buy allow you to change the outside position.
The more difficult part is making the inside position repeatable.
I cut off some of the motor shaft (which...
03-28-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 116,486
Posted By Skiddins

Because not everyone wants to mount them the same...

Because not everyone wants to mount them the same way.
You might also find that if a body is specifically designed to move everything further forward (and maintain proportions) it might fail the...
03-14-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

To help prevent 'tuning' flex with the weight I...

To help prevent 'tuning' flex with the weight I have a couple of 0.5mm shims between it and the chassis. They're the 5mm outer diameter shims to minimize it's effect.
02-12-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 171,757
Posted By Skiddins

Can answer the last one. Yes, I had to rotate the...

Can answer the last one. Yes, I had to rotate the diff cams more to get the tension I wanted. In fact I think I'm on the last hole before the diff starts to go low.
02-08-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,860
Posted By Skiddins

How are they too low profile when they are...

How are they too low profile when they are virtually the same as a standard TC rubber tyre?
02-08-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By Skiddins

No one seems to mention the quality of the cells,...

No one seems to mention the quality of the cells, which is going to have a bigger impact than capacity. Even IR doesn't tell the full story.
02-07-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 46,743
Views: 4,687,715
Posted By Skiddins

Not sure about CRC, but in JFT we use 'S' 35...

Not sure about CRC, but in JFT we use 'S' 35 foam.
I'm afraid you'll have to get someone else to answer what that equates to in CRC.
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