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Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-09-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By raving-monkey

10mm offset wheels will mean you car is 20mm...

10mm offset wheels will mean you car is 20mm wider overall so you will need a 235mm body. Most shops will sell these, not sure where your from so can't reccomend any shops.
10-05-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,057
Posted By raving-monkey

Heyup folks, been a while since i have been on...

Heyup folks, been a while since i have been on these boards (you probably haven't seen me before, i used to lurk around the electric bit)

Well after getting out of hospital after my motorcycle...
09-22-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,203
Posted By raving-monkey

I heard from a few folk that you can just use...

I heard from a few folk that you can just use speaker cable, instead of the stupidly expensive yellow cable they sell.

There must be a sensor or something in the little black box, or how would it...
08-20-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By raving-monkey

Doesn't the TC also have a higher temp cutoff?

Doesn't the TC also have a higher temp cutoff?
08-20-2007, 09:04 AM
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Posted By raving-monkey

That really is a sh!tter aint it. I might just...

That really is a sh!tter aint it. I might just try and make a few 4 cell packs and get a 12th (any excuse hey:sneaky:) after the national.

Looks like i will have to buy some new cells this...
08-19-2007, 02:27 PM
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Posted By raving-monkey

Right, sorry for annoying you all but just an...

Right, sorry for annoying you all but just an update on the cell situation.

I charged and discharged all the cells once, then charged them and discharged them again to get some figures, they are...
08-19-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27,727
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Posted By raving-monkey

Hmm, the guy in the shop did mention something...

Hmm, the guy in the shop did mention something about a few dodgey packs but this was a fair while after i got mine.

I will try cycling them a few times and see how they go but it aint looking...
08-19-2007, 03:24 AM
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Posted By raving-monkey

Well its been a long time since i have raced (so...

Well its been a long time since i have raced (so sold all my gear) so i don't own a tray at this very moment in time.

So i built them but my step mother was working nights so couldn't really...
08-18-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27,727
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Posted By raving-monkey

Right, i know all the talk in this thread at the...

Right, i know all the talk in this thread at the moment is on the Mi3, but i have something semi-schumacher related.

Well, i bought some schuey XVS cells not long back, built them up and i have...
08-06-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By raving-monkey

Thanks guys. Its all coming back to me...

Thanks guys.

Its all coming back to me now.....slowly:)

I bought the cells about, a good 4/5 week ago and built them but haven't charged them. Will they be FUBARed or will they be ok?

Oh and...
08-05-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By raving-monkey

Help with orion advantage

Hello folks, been a long time but heyho.....

Anyway, after selling up i got rid of all my gear. Recently got back into it and got hold of an orion advantage.

Now, i had one of these before...
02-16-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

I ran TiR 'world edition' driveshafts on my tc4...

I ran TiR 'world edition' driveshafts on my tc4 (couple years ago now) and with diffs front and rear i was forever breaking the drive pins that the hex's sit on.

I switched to aluminium 'clamp on'...
02-12-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19,762
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Posted By raving-monkey

It just looks like he has drilled the long...

It just looks like he has drilled the long outdrive bigger inside to take the xray diff screw....and made another external adjustment hole aswell.

Also looks like he is using the xray thrust...
02-09-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 43,604
Posted By raving-monkey

Exactly the same way real car manufacturers do it...

Exactly the same way real car manufacturers do it i guess.

Design something, try and make sure the design will sell...when they sell it, sell it at a price that will repay R&D and make a profit.
02-05-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19,762
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Posted By raving-monkey

Is it the new spool? If so then i believe...

Is it the new spool?

If so then i believe you have to use ver.2 driveshafts...i think the CS comes with ver.1 shafts like the original black cyclone.
01-30-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

i would of thought that a narrower hub would...

i would of thought that a narrower hub would reduce the track of the car thus making it a little twitchier where as making it wider (with wider hubs or offset wheels) would give it a larger stance...
01-27-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10,677
Views: 580,302
Posted By raving-monkey

Hey Jason...what sort of price tag will be stuck...

Hey Jason...what sort of price tag will be stuck on that 12th?

Its looking sweet...as usual. I may have to contact you sometime in spring to get a cyclone chassis off you :sneaky:
01-25-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

You traitor.....get out of this thread...

You traitor.....get out of this thread immediatley :lol:

vtek, i on'y run the standard chassis but i sealed the top deck and shock towers...mainly just to make them look a bit better. But i think...
01-25-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

Heyup fella.....decided on which car to get yet? ...

Heyup fella.....decided on which car to get yet?

Infact, you are posting in the cyclone thread...is that a hint? :sneaky:

Oh btw, whos the chick in the pic? :eek:
01-25-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

I just had a brainwave...well sort of lol ...

I just had a brainwave...well sort of lol

Where abouts does the ariel come out of the reciever? On the side, if so does it come out on the 'inside' of the car (ie on the side closest to the...
01-25-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

Well i run a spektrum reciever (not the micro...

Well i run a spektrum reciever (not the micro one) and my ariel just clears the belt by about 2mm...its close but nevermind, there aren't any signs on the ariel wire that they are rubbing, i will try...
01-25-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By raving-monkey

Are you sure its electric? i know when he powers...

Are you sure its electric? i know when he powers it sounds a bit like it but when it is 'idling' it sounds very much like a normal engine..and look at the tail just above the rear wheel, they look...
01-21-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

May i ask where you got these from? :)

May i ask where you got these from? :)
01-21-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

I should i said stew. I didn't have everything to...

I should i said stew. I didn't have everything to follow your setup exactly, so i run it closest i could.

I'm running full additive with LRP carpet. I have ordered some more spacers etc so i can...
01-21-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19,762
Views: 1,695,804
Posted By raving-monkey

Pivot blocks being the purple/black thingies that...

Pivot blocks being the purple/black thingies that the hinge pins go into?

If so, then i don't have any shims..but someone said to put 1mm shims underneath all round.

Edit - Does it make a...
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