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    I take all my cars to a very flat closed parking...

    I take all my cars to a very flat closed parking lot, used to be a costco and got repaved right before it closed. So not sure about ruts and stuff throwing it off, but once I put this kit on it and...
  2. Thread: Spec Racing?

    by Nismomike
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    @verdoun, did you see that lowering kit thread....

    @verdoun, did you see that lowering kit thread. Whats the req's on the racing they do?
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    If I can ever find time I'd like to machine some...

    If I can ever find time I'd like to machine some custom parts out of billet. Rockers or maybe drive shafts on the lathe. I'll post picks once I do.........
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    Hmmm, thats gonna be tough. I work in an...

    Hmmm, thats gonna be tough. I work in an aerospace machine shop and we have digital balance scales for weighing components. I put everything on the car "lipo and body with clips" place the car on the...
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    @tha mule, I dont want to take the shock apart to...

    @tha mule, I dont want to take the shock apart to messure the spring, but the total spring rate of the car is 14.275 lbs from the balanced center point and stays consistant throughout the travel of...
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    My preload is completely backed off. Still has a...

    My preload is completely backed off. Still has a decent amount of travel. Just a very firm window of travel.
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    @tha-mule. I will check the spring rate at work...

    @tha-mule. I will check the spring rate at work tomorrow. Ive got some tools to messure the lb pressure.
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    This is what was in the kit. Came in a padded...

    This is what was in the kit. Came in a padded envelope.http://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-cd2b-265a.jpghttp://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-cd39-ec4c.jpg And these are my babies.
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    http://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-c6a5-0080.jpg

    http://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-c6a5-0080.jpg
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    http://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-c644-9316.jpg

    http://184.72.239.143/mu/ad81be29-c644-9316.jpg
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    Okay so I understand the reason for the shock...

    Okay so I understand the reason for the shock limiters. The springs are 1.125 inches long. Width is 9/16 though. The ground clearance under the front skid plate is 10mm and under the rear skid plate...
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    Just got my "kit" in the mail today. I will let...

    Just got my "kit" in the mail today. I will let you know how well it turns out. I noticed after I ordered it that its listed for $12.50 now with free shipping. $5 less than I paid.
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    Yeah I agree, I think it could go at least a 1/4...

    Yeah I agree, I think it could go at least a 1/4 inch lower to help it stay planted. All the touring cars Ive run have been less than 1/4 inch ground clearance and I would love to find a way to make...
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    @jono, I also posted this in the KB forum and...

    @jono, I also posted this in the KB forum and management deleted the rally post for "double posting"
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    Not sure about that. I wish the car came with a...

    Not sure about that. I wish the car came with a droop screw setting though. I run x-patterns and the car has a very high cog and tends to flip. Without moddind the motor location lower, this is my...
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    Anyone used this lowering kit?

    Found this on ebay. Noboody in the K.B. forum has used it yet. This is much broader forum tho. Anyone have luck witgh this? Suprised it took so long for someone to do this....
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    Thanks! I am new to the forum and thought I had...

    Thanks! I am new to the forum and thought I had looked everywhere, but I guess I overlooked something. Mostly I just run on the asphalt. Thanks again.
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    SnoopMaxx has pretty good pictures in the gallary...

    SnoopMaxx has pretty good pictures in the gallary of the exact setup Im talking about. He has posted his setup as well if you check his threads. I will post pics this weekend.
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    Suspension setups for sticky tires.

    This thread is intended to help find proven ways to setup suspension for sticky tires without traction rolling. Any tips hints or tricks would be very helpfull. Not looking for ideas, but actual...
  20. Are you just drifting, or do you run sticky tires...

    Are you just drifting, or do you run sticky tires too? If so, how do you keep from traction rolling with that big castle way up there. My vxl cant stay on its wheels unless i slow way down to turn....
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    On the plus side, if you get bored with it as a...

    On the plus side, if you get bored with it as a drifter, as I have, you can buy a set of 1/16 slash tires, take out the shock limiters and put in 1/16 Merv springs and have an actual "Rally" car. It...
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    Just a word of advise, with tires that are even a...

    Just a word of advise, with tires that are even a little stickier than the stock tires, you are going to be traction rolling all over the place. I have tried X-Patterns, Muchmore slicks, Rally BFGs,...
  23. Thread: Running hot

    by Nismomike
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    Okay, maybe Im not understanding this correctly....

    Okay, maybe Im not understanding this correctly. Ive read the entire manual and the instructions that come with the extra pinion, and it says if you run 2 stock nimh in series to use the extra...
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    Does anyone have suspension recommendations for...

    Does anyone have suspension recommendations for soft compound tires i.e. Toe in/out, camber, spring tension. Messurements would be great. Not just the normal 1.5 and 2% comments please, I would like...
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    @Rcolicab, I just mounted a set of x pattern on...

    @Rcolicab, I just mounted a set of x pattern on stock fiesta wheels. Was hoping to have better results, but it looks like this car has too high cog to be anything but what it was supposed to be in...
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