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05-29-2019, 05:30 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Most of the UK team, where bumpy astro is the...

Most of the UK team, where bumpy astro is the only thing we race on, run both ARBs and V2 springs.

Hope this explanation helps;

Springs control fore/ aft weight transfer and thus the on/off...
05-02-2019, 04:59 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Yes U6733 is the correct part number, as for...

Yes U6733 is the correct part number, as for width I don't know, I've never measured them.
05-01-2019, 04:54 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Like most in the UK I use a full Schumacher 4wd...

Like most in the UK I use a full Schumacher 4wd front medium (blue) foam without any cutting.
This is the same as you'd get it you ran pre-mounts from Schumacher.
04-02-2019, 04:50 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Back to back I find that I can drive the later...

Back to back I find that I can drive the later setup harder more often where as the earlier setup was fast when you could pick your lines in qualifying but wasn't as easy to dice with in hard fought...
04-01-2019, 05:24 AM
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Posted By RogerM

I can have a diff on the bench in less than 90...

I can have a diff on the bench in less than 90 seconds, that is quick access!

The correct order is;

Remove to shock mount nut on non-spur side
Run out the single screw that runs across the...
04-01-2019, 05:19 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Kidderminster is very bumpy, lots of surface...

Kidderminster is very bumpy, lots of surface transitions too.

That setup will still work well for a lot of tracks, I have of course kept working on it and now have something that I believe works...
03-26-2019, 05:59 AM
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Posted By RogerM

6 race days .... WOW In the UK we get about...

6 race days .... WOW

In the UK we get about 2 runs (yes 2 5 minute runs) out of a set of rear Mini Dartrs in 2wd mod (only really mod racing in UK). After that there is still life in them but they...
03-21-2019, 05:53 AM
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Posted By RogerM

I know I have said this many times before but it...

I know I have said this many times before but it is very much true.

When going between V1 and V2 springs;

Change COLOUR for COLOUR don't worry about the rates (it is largely down to how the...
02-27-2019, 05:13 AM
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Posted By RogerM

No, the spacers go between the rack and the bell...

No, the spacers go between the rack and the bell crank arms to raise the whole rack up.

Never the 7deg castor blocks on carpet or high grip astro, car is twitchy enough without running low castor....
02-11-2019, 04:35 AM
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Posted By RogerM

When building any new turnbuckles it helps to...

When building any new turnbuckles it helps to screw ball cups on as far as they go then back out to you're required length, helps free up the threads.
01-31-2019, 04:28 AM
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Posted By RogerM

My pleasure, happy to help any way I can.

My pleasure, happy to help any way I can.
01-30-2019, 05:08 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Do you mean Nyloc self locking nuts like used on...

Do you mean Nyloc self locking nuts like used on the axles of many RTR buggies, slipper shafts etc ?
01-30-2019, 05:00 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Answered you post on the B6 thread

Answered you post on the B6 thread
01-30-2019, 04:58 AM
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Posted By RogerM

The more weight you run near one end of the car...

The more weight you run near one end of the car the SLOWER that end will react and the MORE OVERALL effect there will be once the car has rolled as far as it is going to etc.

The closer that...
01-30-2019, 04:32 AM
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Posted By RogerM

We are talking carpet setups here, predominately...

We are talking carpet setups here, predominately at least. On EOS carpet a lot of us are using the brass B + around 15g under the rack (the slim AE B64 specific weight). If you look at Joona's or...
01-29-2019, 04:17 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Most of the time before drivers have got to the...

Most of the time before drivers have got to the point of needing the B-block in the C-block position they have already fitted a brass B-block (and probably weight under the rack too) so they use the...
01-24-2019, 04:51 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Benefit of tower on front of gearbox, move ...

Benefit of tower on front of gearbox, move weight forward and crucially allows the wing to move a long way forward.

67mm bones, less bind, more rear end roll, similar reasons to changing the...
01-23-2019, 05:03 AM
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Posted By RogerM

It is largely to do with getting the chassis roll...

It is largely to do with getting the chassis roll balanced front to rear to prevent the "over the nose" feeling that the B64 can have on true carpet tires (Schumacher Catcus Fussion fronts & Catcus...
01-17-2019, 04:26 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Simply put I wouldn't run a centre diff on dry...

Simply put I wouldn't run a centre diff on dry astro or carpet. You will bleed too much power away from spinning up the front tires, even with 1.5 million CST oil in ... trust me I have tried lots of...
01-15-2019, 04:50 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Hopefully I can help. Wing position; ...

Hopefully I can help.

Wing position;

Simply put the further the wing is spaced back the more leverage it has so the more effect it will have.
Running the wing back is useful if your car is...
01-08-2019, 04:43 AM
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Posted By RogerM

I've spent a fair bit of time back-backing...

I've spent a fair bit of time back-backing Proline tires to Schumacher.

Yellow would be somewhere about a Z3.5

Z3 last a LOT longer than Yellow BUT aren't quite as fast in terms of ultimate lap...
01-08-2019, 04:37 AM
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Posted By RogerM

The +2 arms change where the most steering is the...

The +2 arms change where the most steering is the corner, takes away initial and adds mid-late. This really helps with the balance of the B64.

The V2 arms have the hole locations in the correct...
01-03-2019, 04:36 AM
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Posted By RogerM

I think you'll find that the ball diff was the...

I think you'll find that the ball diff was the invention of Cecil Schumacher, that is why there company logo was two arrows pointing at one side of a plate and 1 arrow pointing towards the other ;)
12-06-2018, 04:11 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Been as low as 1deg with the B6.1, typically 2deg

Been as low as 1deg with the B6.1, typically 2deg
10-25-2018, 06:04 AM
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Posted By RogerM

Everyone I know struggles to get enough steering...

Everyone I know struggles to get enough steering out of the WIDE wedge, certainly compared to the Schumacher LP cut-stagger in yellow. The UK team are working on setups for the Proline tires on...
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