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06-23-2019, 11:51 AM
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Posted By gticlay

Yep - I'll try to find out how to locate those...

Yep - I'll try to find out how to locate those hole locations. It was for a clay track and the rear setup was different as well. It might not be a good mod for Astro and/or carpet as I believe this...
06-22-2019, 02:28 PM
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Posted By gticlay

Hi Vulva - thanks for sharing that front shock...

Hi Vulva - thanks for sharing that front shock tower modification. However, after looking at your mod vs. the pictures of Ronnefalk's car - that's not what he did. You can see that your shocks are...
06-15-2019, 06:16 AM
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Posted By gticlay

I understood it is of your car, but I was...

I understood it is of your car, but I was wondering if you saw Ronnefalk or someone else doing this - and where you might have found that picture. Thanks for sharing the idea, BTW.
06-12-2019, 01:08 PM
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Views: 77,202
Posted By gticlay

Sooooo, you are running a screw through the...

Sooooo, you are running a screw through the front, through the shock mounting aluminum piece, then the tower, then 3mm of spacer, then into the shock tower mount? Quite a bit less uptravel, no? ...
05-20-2019, 07:01 AM
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Posted By gticlay

I'm just racing on carpet and astro right now but...

I'm just racing on carpet and astro right now but I have some friends racing on that so I'll shoot them a message and see if I can get you something.
04-14-2019, 02:32 PM
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Posted By gticlay

Will you post the picture you saw?

Will you post the picture you saw?
03-23-2019, 06:02 AM
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Views: 508
Posted By gticlay

Iíll do that. Do you know if the Desert Buggy...

Iíll do that. Do you know if the Desert Buggy gear cover fits? It must even though thatís a truck chassis.

Also, the dampers are really sticky/bad. I havenít found any tips on building them in...
03-22-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By gticlay

I donít think so... the holes are in a slightly...

I donít think so... the holes are in a slightly different location. But maybe for a different model? Would really like to know.

Iím also having a difficult time finding setups. I might have to...
03-21-2019, 02:37 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By gticlay

What are extra holes on Exotek Mini 8ight chassis for?

I know thereís an extra set of battery mount holes but what about the ones down the centerline? Kind of a strange one out in the middle of nowhere by the motor as...
03-17-2019, 03:02 AM
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Posted By gticlay

OK, gotcha - that does look slippery!!! I asked...

OK, gotcha - that does look slippery!!! I asked about Helsinki because I'm from the US but live in Norway - we often drive to UmeŚ (wife is Swedish) and were thinking of taking the ferry over to...
03-17-2019, 12:00 AM
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Posted By gticlay

Is that for slippery carpet or dry dusty slippery...

Is that for slippery carpet or dry dusty slippery dirt? Those don't look like dirt tires... Do you race in Helsingfors?
03-16-2019, 02:53 AM
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Posted By gticlay

scroll up a few pages and a Finnish driver (I...

scroll up a few pages and a Finnish driver (I think) posted one for those conditions.
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03-11-2019, 03:58 AM
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Posted By gticlay

Yes, it's the D413 carbon brace. I used the +3mm...

Yes, it's the D413 carbon brace. I used the +3mm version because it comes without the rear brace and is less expensive and the +3 isn't in the front area we are using. It's mostly for the steering...
03-10-2019, 05:48 AM
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Posted By gticlay

I've been using the gear differential. Started...

I've been using the gear differential. Started with Million weight and settled on 500K. I haven not tried the slipper yet. There are also slipper eliminators if you run 13.5 or stock class. I do not...
03-10-2019, 05:31 AM
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Posted By gticlay

I think the only parts you really need are...

I think the only parts you really need are stiffer springs, the 2.0 anti-roll bars, and tires. You probably need the front carbon steering brace no matter what surface you run on.
03-10-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 77,202
Posted By gticlay

Answer to questions with steering and gearing

For you guys trying to fit a bigger pinion - definitely get the smaller spur so you have room for the gearing.

On the steering posts, the orange washers are the same shape as the black OEM brace...
03-10-2019, 03:07 AM
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Posted By gticlay

Yes, if you want to run the typical 3 x 1.6, 2x...

Yes, if you want to run the typical 3 x 1.6, 2x 1.5 in the rear. Fronts use 5 x 1.5.
02-06-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 77,202
Posted By gticlay

Reedy setup

Well, thereís pictures but no setup. Thatís disappointing. Looks like a TON of toe in but maybe thatís just the picture.
Reedy D418 pictures...
02-06-2019, 12:45 PM
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Posted By gticlay

I think thatís a good place to start. I think...

I think thatís a good place to start. I think maybe even an 80 spring like the yokomo purple. Iím running that plus the 50 out back but thatís on super high bite carpet. Are you running a lcg light...
01-25-2019, 09:24 AM
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Views: 27,640
Posted By gticlay

My local track closed this week. In Norway, it's...

My local track closed this week. In Norway, it's not set up like in the US and not attached to a hobby shop at all. We just had a dramatic drop in membership and people coming to use the track. ...
01-25-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By gticlay

You have PayPal!

You have PayPal!
01-24-2019, 03:47 AM
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Views: 296
Posted By gticlay

$25? Send me your paypal and I'll send you the $...

$25? Send me your paypal and I'll send you the $ asap.
01-24-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 77,202
Posted By gticlay

There should be a good starting point for one...

There should be a good starting point for one after the Reedy Race this weekend...
01-24-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,559
Posted By gticlay

This is super cheap and works quite well: Cheap...

This is super cheap and works quite well: Cheap Wheel Balancer (https://hobbyking.com/en_us/trackstar-1-16th-to-1-8th-cnc-aluminum-alloy-wheel-balance-stand.html?___store=en_us)
01-22-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By gticlay

Lots of people do this in both 1/10 and 1/8th. ...

Lots of people do this in both 1/10 and 1/8th. Just buy 4 digital kitchen scales when they are on sale and use those.
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