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Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-14-2019, 08:51 AM
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Posted By dan_vector

The diffs are much smoother than the old diffs...

The diffs are much smoother than the old diffs and using thicker oil for the same feeling as the old diffs should make them more consistent when hot. Personally I run the diffs without the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-12-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Also because the diff gears are a much finer...

Also because the diff gears are a much finer pitch than the 3.1 gears you need to use much thicker oil right off the bat. I've built my SRX8-GT kit with 125K rear and 1M front at the moment. I will...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-11-2019, 01:22 PM
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Posted By dan_vector

I used to run 80 - 125K in the rear diff and 500k...

I used to run 80 - 125K in the rear diff and 500k - 1M in the front diff which I'll be continuing with onto the SRX8-GT initially.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
04-02-2019, 03:41 AM
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Posted By dan_vector

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/884x524/s823_srx_8_web_1_2ad7e0a50c89f8a783255320eb0e6b13786f532c.jpg
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-31-2019, 10:08 PM
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Posted By dan_vector

SRX8-GT will be officially announced/released...

SRX8-GT will be officially announced/released tomorrow (2nd April). Trust me it is worth the wait......
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-26-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

I'm favouring the "at least" part of your...

I'm favouring the "at least" part of your statement :lol:
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-23-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Yes because for me it is better for several...

Yes because for me it is better for several reasons to use the front disc not the rear. It makes removal and installation of the 2-speed assembly much easier too as not having the rear disc in gives...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-23-2019, 04:23 AM
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Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

I've always only run my GT car with the front...

I've always only run my GT car with the front brake disc and pads. I remove the rear brake disc and pads and all linkages to save weight because it doesn't really do anything useful. The front brake...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-22-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Thats a pointless mod on the GT car because it...

Thats a pointless mod on the GT car because it has no centre differential and therefore YOU CAN'T CHANGE BRAKE BIAS F/R it is 50/50 and that's that.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-17-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

You don't need to worry about that. I run without...

You don't need to worry about that. I run without the rear brake disc and pads fitted (less weight and rotating mass). The brake bias doesn't work at all on the GT because there is no centre diff...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-31-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Hi Cilal honestly don't bother with it. A...

Hi Cilal honestly don't bother with it. A properly set stock clutch is better. I've PM'd you the right setup. Try it and see!
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-17-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

It does depend on how your two speed gearbox has...

It does depend on how your two speed gearbox has gone together. Usually with the stock shimming there is plenty of forward and aft play so you can add a 0.1mm shim in the rear and see how you go. You...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-17-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

I move one shim from front to back to clear the...

I move one shim from front to back to clear the screw from touching the 2nd gear housing. Don't run it with the screw touching the housing.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-14-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

For reference for those guys making the switch...

For reference for those guys making the switch from 3.0 to 3.1 this document might be useful for you....

http://www.serpent.com/file.php?FileID=6960
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-14-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

When I fitted the SRX8 brakes on my 3.0 car I...

When I fitted the SRX8 brakes on my 3.0 car I just fitted the discs and carried on using the pads from the GT Pro brake kit which is now discontinued because the srx8 pads were too thick and didn’t...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-11-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Sweep EXP40 slick or if it is dusty/dirty track...

Sweep EXP40 slick or if it is dusty/dirty track then treaded.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-10-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

The stock 3.0 setup is pretty good in low...

The stock 3.0 setup is pretty good in low traction. Biggest thing will be tire choice!
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-07-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

The manual is correct in the orientation of the...

The manual is correct in the orientation of the shoes but it doesn't really matter as the gearbox will work either way around. When the gear is on you can't really adjust the gearbox from the outside...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-05-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Yes. Use a leather hole punch for the tire and a...

Yes. Use a leather hole punch for the tire and a drill or body reamer for the wheel.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-05-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

EXP are the ones to go for. I'd run 40's in...

EXP are the ones to go for. I'd run 40's in qualifying and 45's in finals longer than 20 minutes. If the air/track temp is more than 35c then up both by 5.

I run hard or xhard springs on my 3.1...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-04-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

Both. Sweep tires come pre-vented. 2 holes 180...

Both. Sweep tires come pre-vented. 2 holes 180 degrees apart.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-02-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

+1 yep. I run those on my car too. The slide...

+1 yep. I run those on my car too. The slide mount is really neat and the shock pistons work great!
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-29-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

+1. I use loctite on the bottom screws only in...

+1. I use loctite on the bottom screws only in the motor mount. I don’t loctite the upper screws which bolt the engine to the mounts. I do however really murder tighten those screws and never had my...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-13-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

The rest of the shock (besides the RCSHOX...

The rest of the shock (besides the RCSHOX pistons) is box stock. The optional caps are just hard coated versions of stock and so no difference in performance. The SRX8 optional caps and seals are for...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-30-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,465
Posted By dan_vector

The rear diff spacer makes the most difference....

The rear diff spacer makes the most difference. Don't worry about the front diff spacer - many don't like it although I personally do. You only need to reset the droop and ride height after fitting...
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