Hi want to fit a new 5" rudder onto my spartan but looked at all the options on this site but still can't pick the best way can you guys that have done this mod send me some pics on which way you fitted it and how it runs after you have done this mod thanks.
Thats how I did mine.. I drilled out the hole with a step up drill bit. I did put my holes a little crooked though
Im unsure of how it will affect it. Its only a little off.
http://s1334.photobucket.com/user/Tr...tml?sort=3&o=0 thanks carnes99 I done the same as you did you have any trouble with the boat iv now got it leans to the right at high speed http://s1334.photobucket.com/user/Tr...tml?sort=3&o=1 any idea how to sort it http://s1334.photobucket.com/user/Tr...tml?sort=3&o=2
Last edited by traxxas mad 76; 08-20-2013 at 01:29 PM.
Sounds like you have torque roll. Move your strut position. Google spartan torque roll
Should the strut be angled up or down?
E-Maxx and Spartan
Hi carnes99 it's goes in a straight line but the boat lifts up on the left hand side and lowers the right into the water looks like the boat is leaning over only at high speed
I've been having the same issue with mine. Gonna do some adjustments on my inner trim tabs and try lifting my strut up some. and also Sharpen my prop some more.
Did read a good article yesterday that helped my understand rc boating alot more. I'll do some looking see if I can find it again.
Here's a article I found the other day, has some pretty good info in there. Well I found it useful as this is my first RC boat.
how do you know where to place 5" rudder? does it come with instructioins? I may have to buy it from kinetic racing because OSE is always out of stock on there stock dual water pick up. is it centered or appears towards starboard side but how much?
ok carnes so you use same holes and ream them out a bit for new rudder? Would everyone recommend going for a 5 inch rudder with dual water pickup as opposed to the stock one at OSE that has dual pickup? I was hoping for stock dual pickup to avoid the work of installing a whole new 5 " but it the benefits are so goood maybe I will? especially when OSE is always out of stock.....of everything!
Rudder all done and torque roll and chine walk gone rudder removed the chine walk and for the torque roll i put a shime of 2.8mm into bracket and that removed the torque roll small photo in link if any body needs it http://s1334.photobucket.com/user/Tr...D=1&sort=1&o=0
Where did you got your rudder? Is it from Rcbitz?
Sharing is the best thing to do on EARTH legally.
Hi edgemoulic I got it from ebay if you need any info on how to fit pm me and il do my best to help it was around £20 and very easy to fit it was the torque roll was the problem but it was a easy fix in the end