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Forum: Radio and Electronics 06-21-2011, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Jam-ehz
When the AC is plugged in, there's a contact...

When the AC is plugged in, there's a contact inside that cuts off the DC. I'm guessing it's stuck on DC mode, either worn or bent and won't go back despite unplugging it. There's a little circuit...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-09-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29,714
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Posted By Jam-ehz
The only difference the outdrives should make is...

The only difference the outdrives should make is the durability. The longer ones will be harder to strip out, which is a benefit to you. I mistakenly used gear diff outdrives on the ball diff, one...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-07-2010, 12:18 PM
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Views: 365,403
Posted By Jam-ehz
I had a 4-hole do that, and it became the best...

I had a 4-hole do that, and it became the best damn motor I've ever had.

To keep it from sliding around I put a motor bearing on the shaft, and it had enough pressure on the shaft to keep it from...
Forum: Electric On-Road 01-14-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,407
Views: 1,064,259
Posted By Jam-ehz
Had the same problem, it's the front C-Hub.....

Had the same problem, it's the front C-Hub.. physically the original ones fit, but the 416 knuckles have that little point sticking out in the corner.. either find TB-03/416 knuckles to allow for...
Forum: Electric On-Road 12-02-2009, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Jam-ehz
Up here in Canada we're still sticking to the...

Up here in Canada we're still sticking to the FWD/RWD body rules, so we still can't use the new ones in TCS races..
Forum: Electric On-Road 12-02-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 33,974
Posted By Jam-ehz
Here's a posting at one of our local tracks,...

Here's a posting at one of our local tracks, regarding the new X12's from Steve Bortolotti, our local Tamiya racer/rep.

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Now that the Reedy x12...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-16-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29,714
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Posted By Jam-ehz
I've used Krylon Fusion for Plastics, works very...

I've used Krylon Fusion for Plastics, works very well for plain plastic parts..

Just keep in mind any binding that may occur at the arms and uprights with the extra layer of paint..
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-15-2009, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Jam-ehz
Cool.. well, you never know, your guy in St Cat's...

Cool.. well, you never know, your guy in St Cat's could see about hosting a TCS race..

Otherwise, see ya at FC! :D
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-14-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29,714
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Posted By Jam-ehz
Welcome to the Canadian Mini scene! :D I'm...

Welcome to the Canadian Mini scene! :D I'm guessing you'll be at the Fastcats TCS races over the next few months?

The only thing you'll need in addition will be the batteries.. I'm not sure what...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-12-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jam-ehz
No problem at all.. let me know how it goes. ...

No problem at all.. let me know how it goes.

As long as your softest go in the back and harder ones go up front, you should be good..

I'd check on exactly what that ball diff part is.. the...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-12-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jam-ehz
Well, according to the speed gear set it would...

Well, according to the speed gear set it would allow at most a 24T pinion, you might be able to fit a 25T.. not sure, I think it's all down to trial and error. But at that point, like that previous...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-10-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jam-ehz
Ah, yeah, use the M grips up front for sure.. ...

Ah, yeah, use the M grips up front for sure..

As for the tire stickiness, from most to least, it's Type-A, Super Grip, Type-M, then kit tires..

Type-A's do wear down quickly, though.. you might...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-10-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jam-ehz
The problem is likely those tires, and the rear...

The problem is likely those tires, and the rear springs..

The diff needs to be nice and loose for turning the corners efficiently. The more free the better. What you have should be fine for now. ...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-09-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29,714
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Posted By Jam-ehz
I think your answer is neither of those.. ...

I think your answer is neither of those..

It'll be a one-piece diff when assembled, no drive cups that notch into the ends like the older diffs did.
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-09-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
Heh.. we don't call the Mini class the "Coffee...

Heh.. we don't call the Mini class the "Coffee Grinder class" for nothing.. :D

Yeah, spun with no tension it's fine, but the pressure of the drivetrain will always make them loud as hell.. sure,...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-09-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29,714
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Posted By Jam-ehz
Even if tightened it should still feel pretty...

Even if tightened it should still feel pretty smooth when rotating the diff, not like it's full of sand.. there are a couple things that could give..

If it doesn't rotate smoothly, dismantle and...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-09-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
I think all you'd really need is the steering...

I think all you'd really need is the steering arms to lessen the slop.. the posts are stationery, it's more convenience than function, and the link is just a solid bar, it'll be clamped down on the...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-08-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
What's the consensus these days on using comm...

What's the consensus these days on using comm drops with their silver cans?

With the advent of Brushless, talk about them is all but gone, but we still use black and silver cans up here for our...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-08-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,307
Posted By Jam-ehz
I've been used to running my M04 with GP3300's...

I've been used to running my M04 with GP3300's and 2400NiCD packs with no issues.

Now that I have a lipo pack that's 130g lighter, does it work just as well, or do I need to add weight?

I'm...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-06-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
Has anyone tried putting some weight down in the...

Has anyone tried putting some weight down in the bottom of the servo area?
Mount a low-profile servo on top of 3 to 5mm spacers, and switch the ball joint on the servo saver to point down to keep...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-06-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
Unfortunately Tamiya only had the short and long...

Unfortunately Tamiya only had the short and long wheelbase configurations until they came up with the Swift and the M-03M bits..

I'm not sure if any 3rd party makes M-sized bodies.. mostly short...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-25-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
Throttle control is key when using it outdoors,...

Throttle control is key when using it outdoors, but on carpet you can hammer the throttle all you want with the right springs and tires in the back.

I'll be racing my M04 at Fastcats, it's a...
Forum: Radio and Electronics 09-07-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Jam-ehz
I had that problem, it was my radio, a M8 with...

I had that problem, it was my radio, a M8 with Spektrum Pro.. If I held it too close to the ESC it would blink and the throttle would be choppy. I just had to stand away 6 feet or so and it would be...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-04-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
I posted those pics a bit earlier.. not sure...

I posted those pics a bit earlier.. not sure what's so special about them.. Only if they reduced the slop from the axles.. I often need .5mm of shims to keep them from sliding around..
...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-02-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29,714
Views: 3,745,009
Posted By Jam-ehz
http://www.tamiya.com/japan/news/newitems/197_148/...

http://www.tamiya.com/japan/news/newitems/197_148/54183.jpghttp://www.tamiya.com/japan/news/newitems/197_148/54184.jpg
The motor mount could be a bit better dispersing heat than the heatsinks from...
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