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03-08-2019, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Measuring from the hex to the outside face makes...

Measuring from the hex to the outside face makes sense because that distance is part of determining your cars overall width. As long as a manufacturer designs the car to be legal with the maximum...
03-05-2019, 10:49 AM
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Views: 817,376
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

The rear arms have been updated for awhile now...

The rear arms have been updated for awhile now with more material to prevent flexing and allowing the hubs to pop out, captured rear outer pins should no longer be needed.
03-02-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 425,201
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

No time soon. We're currently focused on our...

No time soon. We're currently focused on our 1/8th nitro buggy and ebuggy right now. ET and NT based off of those will follow along with MT and probably SC, but that's a ways off. I wouldn't...
02-25-2019, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Correct.

Correct.
02-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Search for Cobra Racing Products on FB.

Search for Cobra Racing Products on FB.
01-27-2019, 10:23 AM
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Views: 970,156
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Is your servo saver tight enough?

Is your servo saver tight enough?
01-20-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

We never tested any servo savers but I'm sure you...

We never tested any servo savers but I'm sure you could find one that fits. I would just upgrade to a stronger servo to eliminate the problem.
01-20-2019, 10:39 AM
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Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

You can use ballstud washers or M3 washers in...

You can use ballstud washers or M3 washers in place of the plastic wheelbase spacers. It's good to have extra pill blocks anyway though so it's good you got that spare part.
12-26-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 43,068
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

He is most likely using hubs with the original D8...

He is most likely using hubs with the original D8 geometry, which have the pin closer to the wheel. This is something that most of the cars running a wider rear pivot do.
12-23-2018, 09:01 AM
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Views: 311,656
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Are you sure he wasn't just running the vented...

Are you sure he wasn't just running the vented caps? The vented caps have a small hole in the top center right under the bushing.
12-17-2018, 03:43 PM
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Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Those are pretty light diffs. Usually when we go...

Those are pretty light diffs. Usually when we go that light the car gets catchy and inconsistent.
12-01-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 73,390
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Our current wing, TKR5292, is not IFMAR legal. ...

Our current wing, TKR5292, is not IFMAR legal. The wing on Ryan's car is not a HB, it's a proto wing from us that is IFMAR/ROAR legal. My understanding is that a lot of drivers run the AE wing on...
11-30-2018, 09:38 AM
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Views: 73,390
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

It's a coming soon model.

It's a coming soon model.
11-25-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

A good cheap servo I've had success with is the...

A good cheap servo I've had success with is the EcoPower 120T. It has 337 oz-in of torque and .11 transit speed @ 6.0V, and 400 oz-in of torque and .09 transit speed @ 7.4V.
I've been using it...
11-02-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 34,298
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

I'm not saying the club isn't doing a good job,...

I'm not saying the club isn't doing a good job, by all accounts they're doing a great job. I'm saying that after the Worlds race in Vegas, IFMAR changed their rules to allow watering. By watering...
11-02-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 34,298
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

It has now been allowed, was added to IFMAR rules...

It has now been allowed, was added to IFMAR rules last year, up to track director's discretion I believe. I do not like it. Why add another element that can give an advantage to certain heats?
I...
11-02-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,840
Views: 970,156
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Make sure after you compress or drop your vehicle...

Make sure after you compress or drop your vehicle that you roll it forward a little before taking your camber measurements. Also be sure that your radio is on so that the servo keeps the wheels...
10-29-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

We run DE wheels most of the time when we run ST...

We run DE wheels most of the time when we run ST tires. They do have a tight axle hole but they always go on. You could drill them out with a 5mm or 5.1mm bit but after a couple removals and...
10-26-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,973
Views: 817,376
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

I'll have to find my old post but I've mentioned...

I'll have to find my old post but I've mentioned this before, I believe the change that most people are feeling when they do the shock forward mod is the shorter wheelbase along with the increased...
10-23-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Are you referring to TKR123...

Are you referring to TKR123 https://www.teknorc.com/shop/tkr1213-m4-locknuts-aluminum-flanged-gm-ano-serrated-4pcs/? Could you let me know what issues you've had with them? I know our orginal EB410...
10-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,840
Views: 970,156
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Yeah I would just use the NB center parts and the...

Yeah I would just use the NB center parts and the front and rear clips from the SCT. Everything will bolt together just fine.
10-13-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,973
Views: 817,376
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

Are you running the MIP chassis or just the...

Are you running the MIP chassis or just the pucks? If you're running the chassis then you'll probably want at least 100k on clay and thicker for carpet. If you're just using the pucks on the stock...
09-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

ST wheels/tires can do this too. I've "walked"...

ST wheels/tires can do this too. I've "walked" my ET upside down across half the track at Ricochet RC just holding down full throttle while steering back and forth. It's something that I think most...
09-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

If the car is too stable off power for you a good...

If the car is too stable off power for you a good starting point would be to center the front arms with the wheelbase shims and remove any sweep you might be running. The car should feel more...
09-09-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 117,079
Posted By Matthew_Armeni

FWIW those will break before they bend, and they...

FWIW those will break before they bend, and they do break :)

I think some people were using https://www.mcmaster.com/91595a146 with success before we updated the hardness of our pins.
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