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Had a good day today with the aero, i seem to have ironed out a lot of the small issues

I did 3 runs before it snowed and finished them all, so reliability is ok


The car had masses of steering but was also very predictable, i used a diff, usually im a 1 way man but i felt the diff was easy to drive and the brakes were good for the short blasts between corners on todays track.

Here is my setup from today, any questions please ask.

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Lee, good skills with the setup sheet

You refer to losi piston number, are you runing the losi piston or re-drilling the Aero pistons??

I watched your car in your last run and it's starting to look like a serious contender....

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Cheers jim, its getting there

The pistons are aero ones drilled to various sizes, losi and ae pistons are a slightly smaller diameter so the oil goes down the outside instead of through the holes

There is a few more things i want to try but i am confident i can turn up at kiddy now and the car will be pretty good
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Hi Lee,

Are you cutting any spikes off the tires (outside edge) or running them as standard? If as standard are you getting any grip roll?
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I have the inside and outside rows cut off the front, the rears are full.

I experienced some grip roll yesterday on the banking at bury but i think this was because the back end was a bit high. I was also going to take the outer row off the rear if lowering the rear didnt help.
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Cheers Lee, my tranny module arrived today so fingers crossed if the rear wishbones make it by the end of the week, I'll give it its first run on Sunday in the MW regional, in prep for Kiddy nat!
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Dave what is wrong wit the wishbones in the kit?
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Just want to wait for the stronger ones to arrive, I'm worried that if the kit ones fail it may break other parts from dragging them along?

Are the kit ones not actually too bad then? I was about to bin the front ones, wheels too!?
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Just want to wait for the stronger ones to arrive, I'm worried that if the kit ones fail it may break other parts from dragging them along?

Are the kit ones not actually too bad then? I was about to bin the front ones, wheels too!?

How long have you been building this thing? I thought you bought cars to run them and not to obsess about the build

No offense meant!

If you want you can fit TRF501x or Durga front arms as well. You have to dremel them a bit but they are STRONG and fit well with a bit of work.

And then get out and run it
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Rear arms arent too bad dave i took one out from landing off the side of the table top at the IF`s. I think any wishbone would of snapped actually.

Wheels will be ok when its a bit warmer, its running them in freezing temps that causes them to crack, but aero are rectifying this. I used my aero wheels for worksop, they were fine.

Also when the wishbones break they dont bend anything

The stronger ones might though
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Might be worth looking at D4 front wishbones? They are metric too

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How long have you been building this thing? I thought you bought cars to run them and not to obsess about the build

No offense meant!

If you want you can fit TRF501x or Durga front arms as well. You have to dremel them a bit but they are STRONG and fit well with a bit of work.

And then get out and run it
No offense taken, but I couldn't fit my existing electrics in, or the first thing I bought to replace them, so there's been no point rushing building it when I can't then run it anyway!

All my build questions are because I've only ever built Tamiya TRF's (501 and tourers) before so have never built shaft drive and am used to the most detailed instructions ever!! I'm rubbish at guessing this stuff and my kits go a LONG time between rebuilds, so really want to get it right first time! So apologies for boring you all with dumbass questions!
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dave
you should have your spares tomorrow,kit wishbones are brittle, the glass content was not right, the replacements are not stronger they just have a different composition to make them less brittle. two aeros running at stotfold yesterday and no problems with the replacement parts.
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Is this spares kit coming to everyone automatically or do we have to request it?
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Whats the new spring sets equivelent too?

http://theraceplace.co.uk/oscommerce...roducts_id=336

(in Losi colour terms??)
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not sure stu but i think they are all softer than losi green, i am waiting for the rates from aero
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you should have your spares tomorrow,kit wishbones are brittle, the glass content was not right, the replacements are not stronger they just have a different composition to make them less brittle. two aeros running at stotfold yesterday and no problems with the replacement parts.
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Thats great thanks John! Its really nice how hard Aero have worked on improving the few weak points, think about other cars that have been released with issues and they rarely fix them this quick!
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The new wishbones look and feel so much better than the old ones! Nice amount of flex without being too much and way more solid than the first ones.
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the Front caster block are 6░ or 4░???
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Do the instructions get them the right way round by the way? Mine add to the castor of the wishbones themselves, but the driveshafts rub them on full lock!
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