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Hi all,

Just looking through the setups on HB europe, and for the Schumacher indoor series I see Adam Skelding is running with Green front and Red rear Losi springs.

Just wondering if anyone can coment on what difference these make to the car in comparison to the kit springs?

Also, does anyone know the part number for these?

Thanks for the help

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hi mate i ran them on my d4 when i had one and rto me it was far better speak to darren at dms racing mate he will know the part numbers anyway and will probably have them in too
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A5132 green front
A5152 red rear

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also use silver front and pink rear
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Hi all,

Just looking through the setups on HB europe, and for the Schumacher indoor series I see Adam Skelding is running with Green front and Red rear Losi springs.

Just wondering if anyone can coment on what difference these make to the car in comparison to the kit springs?

Also, does anyone know the part number for these?

Thanks for the help

Dan
Hi Dan,

I just found the HB springs were a little to soft for the tracks we have over here and also a little long. They tend to get 'coil bound' on full travel which effectively negates the spring and loses you grip, usually on the rear.
The springs I have on my car are HB prototypes which are similar to the Losi ones.

It also made it easier for me to understand the car as I ran XX4 and XXX4 for around 10 years. It's easier to start with something you know. You need to use the short spring perch with the losi springs. The Taller spring perch is for if you use AE springs.

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Adam,

Thanks for that. Are the spring perchs' for the losi spring the same as the ones used for the HB springs or do I need to get hold of some others?

Thanks

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Nope, you don't need to get hold of any others.
They're the ones from the HB kit.
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Nope, you don't need to get hold of any others.
They're the ones from the HB kit.
Thanks Adam, I'll get hold of some and hopefully give them a go at Broxtowe. Also see on your setup sheets you run a -1.5mm rear roll centre, just a question of how you acheive that!!

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The roll centre can be acheived with a dremel.
But I've been using some prototype carbon plates. They've been showcased on oOple before.

They'll be available from December..

Keep an eye on www.hbeurope.com and mirageracing.com for their release.
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The roll centre can be acheived with a dremel.
But I've been using some prototype carbon plates. They've been showcased on oOple before.

They'll be available from December..

Keep an eye on www.hbeurope.com and mirageracing.com for their release.
Great info Adam, interested to know your opinion on the new plates does it really help the car?

Travis (USA) had raised the rear gearbox 2mm have you also tried this? Any advantage?
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I know Travis and Jesse both use it pretty much everywhere they go.

I'm not sure how it would work over here. I was hoping to try it soon, but as I've just switched to LiPo, I'm already learning new set-up stuff for the car.

Single steps at the moment, not making huge changes to the car.
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what would lifting the box achieve?

roll centre inner link up, drive shaft angle, higher cofg?
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here you go http://hb-buggy.jugem.jp/?eid=153

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i would be intested to know of any tweeks needed for lipo,
softer springs/oil?

i have lipo for mine now, but havent tried it yet
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Thanks guys, I'll have to wait for the hopup at a guess!
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Which Losi spring are the equivalent to
HB black spring
HB white spring
HB pinkspring
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not the ones the team uses. can post a which ones tonight but silver green fr rear are softer than the hb springs and pink/red are harder
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Which Losi spring are the equivalent to
HB black spring
HB white spring
HB pinkspring
Just re asking this question I use the black standard springs which losi spring should I start with?
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Just re asking this question I use the black standard springs which losi spring should I start with?
Try this document to know the spring you are looking for
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Try this document to know the spring you are looking for
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