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Lead in front....

Discussion in 'RC10 / B2 / B3 / B4.x / B5 / B5M / B6 / B6D' started by AERacer, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. AERacer

    AERacer Administrator Staff Member Moderator Factory Member

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    Anyone added extra lead to the front?
     
  2. Martijn

    Martijn Well-Known Member

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    No, I never did actually because my B4.1 tends to nose-dive..
    Could this be of the auto break? it's only on 20% and my travel is 60% or so.. :s

    Only on the rear, first i used the lead weight from associated but now I use this http://www.trishbits.com/products/AE-B4-rear-bulkhead.jpg
    Works fine for me, it add 37grams quit a bitt :)

    Here is the link, I think you can order them for the site they also have some other weight like the bulkhead etc.
    http://www.trishbits.com/products.html
     
  3. AERacer

    AERacer Administrator Staff Member Moderator Factory Member

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    Thanks for the info, I'll look at them more closely
     
  4. tmail61

    tmail61 Well-Known Member Factory Member

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    Nose dive, most often is caused by the rear slapping the ground was you go up a jump.

    fix in order of chnages

    1. more rear ride height
    2. heavy-er oil in rear shock
    3. stronger rear spring
     
  5. OldGuydust

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    good stuff here guys... we are adding weight to out T4's to balance flight.. Thanks!
     
  6. Blake Lirette

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    I have the aluminum front bulkhead and a 7 gram slug in front of the servo. I prefer the little bit of nose dive I get with it.
     
  7. Martijn

    Martijn Well-Known Member

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    I heard of some guys when you put weiht on the bulkhead, the car won't be agressive. Tends to make the car a bit 'lazy'
     
  8. tmail61

    tmail61 Well-Known Member Factory Member

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    SC10

    Have 1/4 oz in nose, 1/2 oz in steering area, 3 oz in rear of battery area, 1/4 in each rear triangle and 1/4 oz behind receiver.

    Not "lazy" with a LRP x11 7.5 motor!!!! :)


    SC10 17.5 "blinky" won many races with this weight placement.

    Have 1/4 oz in nose, 3 oz in rear of battery area and 1/4 in each rear triangle.


    T4

    Have 1/4 oz in nose, 3 oz in rear of battery area and 1/4 in each rear triangle.

    Sweeeeet with 13.5 motor, carpet or clay.

    >>>> 1/4 oz = 7 grams <<<<
     
  9. Martijn

    Martijn Well-Known Member

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    I only heard that from some guys so yeah wasen't sure...
     
  10. Cooper

    Cooper Well-Known Member

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    I know a lot of the pros run weight in the car. But I just don't see me doing it because I feel my car weighs to much as it is. If I end up adding weight it would be 1/4oz in each front triangle and 1/4oz in each triangle in the back.
     
  11. Blake Lirette

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    The weight has helped me with steering. Also helps the buggy fly more to my liking.
     
  12. AERacer

    AERacer Administrator Staff Member Moderator Factory Member

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    I had extra weight in front of my GT2, gives more steering
     

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