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    My crazy ideas come from my head and my head...

    My crazy ideas come from my head and my head only... LOL!!! :)
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    Easy... I think you took his statement a little...

    Easy... I think you took his statement a little too seriously. :) He just mentioned a couple changes that Mike did in fact have on his truck. I built his truck earlier this season and set it up for...
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    With longer shocks you have more stroke to work...

    With longer shocks you have more stroke to work with. It allows you to use the outer three holes and still get max downtravel. So, yeah, it does give you more down travel vs. stock front shocks. If...
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    I really appreciate the kind words, though I...

    I really appreciate the kind words, though I wasn't really fishing for them... LOL :)

    This isn't something that I'm recommending. Though it was the easiest way to achieve what I needed to test...
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    BTW, Mike Battaile and Felix Law - the other two...

    BTW, Mike Battaile and Felix Law - the other two in the main were running my outdoor setup from my setup thread (in this forum). Mike was running right with Jammin and Ofnas fastest drivers and still...
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    I explain this in another thread, but it's like...

    I explain this in another thread, but it's like this. One of the biggest questions I get from Slash 4x4 racers is if there is a LCG chassis available for the truck. That is also a reason for many...
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    Adjust the camber links. You can use a combo of...

    Adjust the camber links. You can use a combo of any of teh holes, but you'll have to adjust the links to set proper camber and toe angles.

    Yes, moving positions side to side can make big...
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    Good eye!!! The top pics are of my open 2wd...

    Good eye!!! The top pics are of my open 2wd truck and the lower are of my own personal experimental 4x4 chassis.

    The 2wd Slash has an Extreme Racing chassis and uses Rustler/ Stampede front and...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the comments! I'm glad it's working...

    Thanks for the comments! I'm glad it's working for you. The smaller diameter springs actually have the same value. They're just smaller diameter and require smaller retainers as you've found out. The...
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    Sticky: The sway bar links should be the same length left...

    The sway bar links should be the same length left and right and they should allow the suspension to extend and compress thru the entire range without hitting or obstructing anything.
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    Sticky: well, obviously I couldn't give you a spot on...

    well, obviously I couldn't give you a spot on setup for something I don't race on, but I can help you try things that are in the right direction.

    I would start with the stock tires and springs. I...
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    Sticky: lighter center diff fluid will help a lot and...

    lighter center diff fluid will help a lot and thicker rear diff will help a little. just depends on what you need. However, too thick of oil in the rear and it will have an opposite effect. I would...
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    Sticky: It depends on what is holding you back coming out...

    It depends on what is holding you back coming out of the sweeper. Is it pushing out wide?? Or is it wanting to come around on you as soon as you get on the throttle?? Does it want to pull left to...
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    Sticky: The best analogy I could think of is a 250 vs 450...

    The best analogy I could think of is a 250 vs 450 dirt bike. Both systems are capable of fast speeds, but the 2650 has a lot more torque. It's a good large track outdoor motor. The springs in my...
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    Sticky: Only if the surface is fairly smooth. I try to...

    Only if the surface is fairly smooth. I try to use the 2.5 carriers as much as possible. 4 deg gets a little darty in the rough.
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    Sticky: I understand your frustration, but it's all about...

    I understand your frustration, but it's all about maintenance. If it's important for you to finish well, then getting on a regular schedule of prepping your truck should be your focus. You can also...
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    Sticky: Oh man! I've been gone for a while and haven't...

    Oh man! I've been gone for a while and haven't been able to catch up on this thread. Thanks for the invite though. :)

    Let me know how it went out there.
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    Sticky: Great job! That's awesome!!!

    Great job! That's awesome!!!
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    Sticky: Look at my second setup I posted on this thread...

    Look at my second setup I posted on this thread for the big track that you're on. That should be a good starting point.
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    Sticky: http://www.pineforestmedia.com/info/ click the...

    http://www.pineforestmedia.com/info/ click the monster main at the top



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hrh3HBP_pY&feature=fvw this is the Slash race they had at the RC Pro Finals a couple...
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    Sticky: There's a nice vid from pineforestmedia.com that...

    There's a nice vid from pineforestmedia.com that showed the A-final MT race at the Manufacturers Cup a few years ago. There's a great battle between Mike Battaile and I for a ****** out pit bike. It...
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    Sticky: Diff fluids are effected by temps as well, but...

    Diff fluids are effected by temps as well, but temperature changes in the diffs aren't easily felt like they are at the shocks. Therefore, I don't practice changing diff fluids based on weather...
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    Sticky: Gadgeteer is right. I've been testing even...

    Gadgeteer is right. I've been testing even thinner fluids in the center diff with good results.

    Try 30K center diff with 10K front and rear. This has given a pretty solid feel. Lighten the rear a...
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    Sticky: round, shoot me a pm on that motor. Thanks!

    round, shoot me a pm on that motor. Thanks!
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    Sticky: BT EMT, I've always believed that the larger...

    BT EMT, I've always believed that the larger canned motors were better suited for the 4x4 SC trucks due to their heavier weight. Obviously, there will be specific conditions where the smaller motors...
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