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Forum: Vintage RC 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Really nice work on vintage Kyosho cars! ...

Really nice work on vintage Kyosho cars!



https://www.neovintage-rc.com/projects/project-kyosho-lazer-zx
Forum: Vintage RC 06-09-2019
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Yes Iso, what is white on my car is 3D printed. ...

Yes Iso, what is white on my car is 3D printed.


Cheers,


Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 01-09-2019
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Posted By Ubiquitous
servo position

Hi All,


Just wanted to share this as it makes the steering adjustment a lot easier. All you need is a low profile servo and LA361 or the expensive 39655 equivalent.
With this I have a lot more...
Forum: Vintage RC 29-07-2019
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
I replaced the stock ZX C-Hubs (0 caster angle)...

I replaced the stock ZX C-Hubs (0 caster angle) with these so it must only be appropriate for the shorter version.



I guess you are using the longer ujs...
Forum: Vintage RC 28-07-2019
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Posted By Ubiquitous
I will order one and test it. On a...

I will order one and test it.



On a different topic. I found out that the C-Hubs and steering knuckles from the Xray T4 are a direct fit for the Lazer ZX. They are available in medium, strong...
Forum: Vintage RC 24-07-2019
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Posted By Ubiquitous
la-31

Hi All,


I broke a rear tower mount yesterday. Tried to take a big double for the first time and ended up on the roof :thumbdown:.

The part was Alcyon's design 3D printed on Shapeways (the old...
Forum: Vintage RC 06-03-2019
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
3D printed parts

I have durability issues with some of the parts I got 3D printed by Shapeways in "versatile plastic". They have a new material called "professional plastic" that is supposed to be stronger and more...
Forum: Vintage RC 30-11-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Welshy, Do you use sway bars on indoor carpet? ...

Welshy,
Do you use sway bars on indoor carpet?
Thanks
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 28-11-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
sway bars

Does anyone know if there are sway bars from modern cars that can fit on the lazer zx(r)?
Thanks,
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 12-11-2018
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Thanks Welshy for the reply, Where could I get...

Thanks Welshy for the reply,
Where could I get this custom B4 slipper layshaft?
Can I use a brushless motor without a rear belt tensioner? If yes, would 13.5T be good to start on a carpet track? I...
Forum: Vintage RC 10-11-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
I am confused, when you say 1.5 teeth for 0.5...

I am confused, when you say 1.5 teeth for 0.5 pinion tooth, do you mean that you use a 33 teeth pinion with you 100T spur?

This is highly geared compared to what I have with my brushed motor. Is...
Forum: Vintage RC 08-11-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Welshy, A spur gear with 93 teeth is only 7%...

Welshy,

A spur gear with 93 teeth is only 7% smaller than the stock one. Can this not simply be compensated by going down 1-2 teeth on the pinion, with the benefit of having a reduced rotating...
Forum: Vintage RC 22-09-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
One alternative could be the 3D printed design...

One alternative could be the 3D printed design from Alcyon. It is quite beefier than the la31 stock part and it is available on Shapeways:
...
Forum: Vintage RC 10-09-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Thanks guys, hopefully the 3D printed parts will...

Thanks guys, hopefully the 3D printed parts will not wear out too quickly...
Cheers,
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 07-09-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Lazer ZX Truggy

Hi All,

I've just tried my new Lazer truggy conversion and it runs great! It was a relatively long project (~6 months) but I am very pleased with the end result.

I built this car in order to...
Forum: Vintage RC 29-06-2018
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Cool! can't wait to see this design... Ubi

Cool! can't wait to see this design...
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 06-06-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
That is interesting. Does that mean that the ZX...

That is interesting. Does that mean that the ZX belt cover could be used with this joined upper deck?
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 29-05-2018
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Thank you guys for the replies. I'll try these...

Thank you guys for the replies. I'll try these screws on some new parts this week end.
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 25-05-2018
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Screws

Hi All,
I bought a screw kit from RCScrewZ for my ZX.
Unfortunately, the kit does not include any TP screws. Is it okay to replace TP screws with machine screws?
Thanks,
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 27-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Thanks Alcyon. I had no seen this thread. Ubi

Thanks Alcyon. I had no seen this thread.
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 26-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Welshy, I came back to RC after a 20+ year...

Welshy,
I came back to RC after a 20+ year break. It took me about a year to rebuild my dear Lazer ZX as more or less every single moving part had slop. I upgraded it with ball diffs. I never had...
Forum: Vintage RC 25-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
Thank you guys for taking the time to answer. I...

Thank you guys for taking the time to answer. I learnt something.
Ubi
Forum: Vintage RC 25-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
I understand that the trend in modern cars is to...

I understand that the trend in modern cars is to have oil in the gear diffs. What is the advantage of oil vs grease?
Forum: Vintage RC 23-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
idea for new gear diff

The outdrives fit the UJs. However they are about 0.8mm shorter than the old ones. This can be recovered by using longer UJ ends (the ones with 2 stripes in the 2nd pic) and some shims. Picture 3...
Forum: Vintage RC 22-04-2018
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By Ubiquitous
idea for new gear diff

Hi All,
I think this may be interesting to some of you. In an attempt to improve the gear diffs of my lazer ZX, I tried to fit the modern gears and joints of the optima 2016 into the lazer ZX diff...
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