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Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-19-2018, 03:08 AM
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Posted By wkloppen

Jesus Christ...this guy knows a lot....is there...

Jesus Christ...this guy knows a lot....is there anything he doesn't know?.......and still keeps spreading the word....:nod::nod::nod::nod:...Must be getting tired at some point although I hope...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-19-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

I guess Mugen and Hudy are the "brands" to go for...

I guess Mugen and Hudy are the "brands" to go for with the mugen begin slightly cheaper on average. I bought the Hudy because some "expert" told me it was a good box. Average price in euro's for the...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-26-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

2 things: Do NOT over tighten the diff...

2 things:

Do NOT over tighten the diff housing screws! It squeezes the housing and hence the bearings, also in a lateral direction
Shimming
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-23-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Rear body support body post distance

Gents,

Does anybody know whether the rear body support, not the standard small one but the wide one, from the IGT8 has exactly the same distance between the body post holes as the Serpent GT?...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-20-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

If you're a bling bling kinda guy I would...

If you're a bling bling kinda guy I would immediately buy it.....:spidey::smile:
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-16-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Told ya....:):)

Told ya....:):)
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-16-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

I've used the a hudy alu horn for a year and I...

I've used the a hudy alu horn for a year and I doubt the reason for discontinuing the Serpent alu horn has to do with stiffness reasons. Sometimes items get discontinued as there are multiple options...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-02-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1334x750/80-whatsapp_image_2017_11_02_at_18_09_31_25c2e33f67ca5770f8743c7189b25ff23c1b7b99.jpeg
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-21-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

I think the steering rod linkages and the servo...

I think the steering rod linkages and the servo linkage are the same as the 3.0. The standard RTR ackerman bar sucks as Serpent puts 3 mm threaded bolts into the metal 3.5 mm bushings instead of...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-21-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Linkages play

Hello Gents,

A question about linkages play. I know it's a much debated topic in RC in general but I tend to believe the linkages play, especially on the steering servo linkage to the servo saver...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-02-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

.. No worries...good to hear at least you...

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No worries...good to hear at least you experience no problems with the 4 shoe so we might go there as well:)
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-02-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Braking clutch springs

Gents,

Why do the clutch shoe springs brake almost every time you race the car?
We're running the RTR Serpent with the standard 3 shoe clutch. All the participants suffer from braking clutch...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-25-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Bumping my own post.......:)...sorry

Bumping my own post.......:)...sorry
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-24-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Braking clutch springs

We're running the standard flywheel and clutch bell of the RTR. Problem is the clutch shoe springs brake really quick. 1 or 2 days of driving and bang...they brake. It doesn't matter whether we use...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-20-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Im lost anyway. What is exactly meant with...

Im lost anyway. What is exactly meant with running arms reversed. Reversed to what and which direction? Upside down. front toss with rear?.......you name it...

w.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-20-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

If I understand correctly this will screw up your...

If I understand correctly this will screw up your rear toe-in into toe-out ...right?? which leaves a completely undrivable car.....maybe im getting this wrong...

w.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-14-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Yup....good asnwer...Had exactly the same thing....

Yup....good asnwer...Had exactly the same thing. The 3 bearing screws only just touching the bearing and the gears with no play in the beginning. I have to open it up now after 4 races and some...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-03-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Here is the 4 chamber exhaust from Hypex we have...

Here is the 4 chamber exhaust from Hypex we have to use in the netherlands on some circuits.....works perfectly well with the 41032 Novarossi manifold.

Note: I cant post URL's due to some stupid...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-03-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Thx for the advice...Then I got really bad advice...

Thx for the advice...Then I got really bad advice from the local shop promoting the serpent rtr telling me the 1268 was more then capable of handling a 1/8 GT.

w.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
09-02-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

Servo shit

I've run only 10 liters with my GT and burnt up 2 Savox 1268's (25KG). They both went on the exact same way. EPA's were always fine but when they get hot they suddenly fail. The gears are still fine...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-31-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

i maybe a newby but this part i dont understand....

i maybe a newby but this part i dont understand. "generate MORE steering with a lose rear and then stiffen up things??...I might have read or misunderstood it....:)

w.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-31-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 480,083
Posted By wkloppen

L & G's My name is Willem Kloppenburg and...

L & G's

My name is Willem Kloppenburg and I've started with RC in february this year. A friend of me started the GT-8 Nitro Cup with the Serpent GT roller based on the RTR.
We use controlled...
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