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Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-16-2015, 10:10 PM
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Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Yes thats the setup you want. Overall to me the...

Yes thats the setup you want. Overall to me the steering felt much more linear throguh the corners. As I turned the wheels slightly the car would turn slightly consistently through the whole turn...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-26-2015, 11:32 PM
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Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up To convert from V1 to V2 on the rear you need 3...

To convert from V1 to V2 on the rear you need 3 parts to change the geometry. 600102 98mm Driveshaft (2), 600630 Upright Truggy L + R V2 and 600633 Wishbone rear L + R 811 2.0.

Great info like...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-13-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

This taken from the setup guide I created for the...

This taken from the setup guide I created for the build of the GTe. This applies to the Nitro car!!!! See this kind of info as well as much more in the guide, or join us on Facebook.

Option...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-13-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

For build tips as well as a full build on the GTe...

For build tips as well as a full build on the GTe chassis come check this out. Tom How from Turkey did the build and then I wrote up a setup guide for the car which is also attached. Check it out...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-02-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Oh sorry I missed this I will get you a list...

Oh sorry I missed this I will get you a list tonight!!!
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-02-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

For me it comes down to how serious you want to...

For me it comes down to how serious you want to go. If you are going in full on looking to race often the kit is the best route. However dont count the ready to run out. There are a couple guys...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-04-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Out of the box it greatly depends on how crazy...

Out of the box it greatly depends on how crazy you want to go. My self I grab everything but that's because I like shiny things. My advice would be to grab the plastic 10 deg chubs and a set of...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-14-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

I have seen and had them break on me as well. ...

I have seen and had them break on me as well. Also had them blow apart where they are glued. They have gone and redone the glue formula but I have yet to test any since the change.

I run the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-27-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Zero Degree Caster blocks are the new thing. I...

Zero Degree Caster blocks are the new thing. I am running them as well as most people I know. We are seeing more corner speed, a raise in on power steering, better tire wear and better feel. I...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Absolutely! Remember the GT is very Buggy based...

Absolutely! Remember the GT is very Buggy based and most of the parts are shared between the chassis. I highly recommend using this clutch setup and play with spring tension.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-01-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Its good to get in the habit of loosening the...

Its good to get in the habit of loosening the sway bars. Shocks shouldn't really change your readings unless you have resistance in them that is out of the ordinary.

There are two ways in which...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-31-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Take the wheels off. Set the chassis flat on...

Take the wheels off. Set the chassis flat on your choice of surface and measure from the bottom of the arm out by the knuckles. Most important is keeping how you measure it consistent. Don't be...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-26-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Out of the box the car is very competitive. The...

Out of the box the car is very competitive. The stock setup works pretty well for what is provided with the kit. I wouldn't say there are required upgrades but there are some that pretty much...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

I'm running the stock sways with the 2.5 front...

I'm running the stock sways with the 2.5 front and rear. Depending on how the car is reacting I will adjust the link to add more effect or reduce it. Yesterday during testing I had them very...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up I am using the zero degree aluminum steering...

I am using the zero degree aluminum steering blocks with the zero degree caster blocks. Setup wise I am very close to Andy Liu's setup on Serpent.com but I have a few changes to make the car feel...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Okay I finally got out and was able to do some...

Okay I finally got out and was able to do some good testing on the new 0 deg caster blocks. I ran two cars today with identical setups one with the 10 deg and the other with the 0 degree caster...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Oh yeah Ive had problems with throttle servos in...

Oh yeah Ive had problems with throttle servos in the past as well, it happens. The 1258 would be a decent set up however if you already have a 1267 you may as well go high voltage. This of course...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-22-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Ah! That would be why it didn't come with the...

Ah! That would be why it didn't come with the splines. What don't you like about the stock servos or why are you looking to upgrade? I can help you pick out some Savox if you want.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up The Hitec servos take a 24 tooth spline where the...

The Hitec servos take a 24 tooth spline where the Savox take a 25. Inside the kit you should fin a 23 24 and 25 insert for the stock arm, you will need to change this or you will run into problems...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Just a heads up if you haven't found it already...

Just a heads up if you haven't found it already Serpent has created a group on Facebook specifically for the Serpent Cobra GT. Great way to stay in touch with your fellow drivers and share your...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-15-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

I will have a set by mid next week. A couple of...

I will have a set by mid next week. A couple of our local guys are going to try them out and see what they can do.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-14-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Wow that track looks very nice! If the traction...

Wow that track looks very nice! If the traction is high I would go with a Roma to gain that edge through the infield. The Roma will hit off the bottom much harder than the ISON and you can gear it...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Smile Thanks for the kind words, I simply want you to...

Thanks for the kind words, I simply want you to have as much fun with this car as I do :nod: As far as why they raise it up I'm not 100% sure to be honest; has to be clearance or something like...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

So the funny part about all this is there are two...

So the funny part about all this is there are two shims on the RTR motor mounts that raise it up. All you need to do is take the shims out and install the back plate. Once you have it in the car...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-09-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,457
Posted By TerribleTy

Thumbs up Best all around motor for the GT in my opinion...

Best all around motor for the GT in my opinion and many others is the Novarossi ISON GT. The motor is made specifically for the GT chassis and is designed to meet all of ROARs rules for the class. ...
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