In this final part of the Pro Tips with Jilles Groskamp, Groskamp continues where he left of in part 4. The final tweaks of the chassis like rideheight, droop and camber will be adressed.
In the search for more steering angle, one of the key things is the steering system of the car, and with that the axles. There are some brands out there that make axles especially designed for lots of lock, like Overdose and Square, but there is also the opportunity to modify the factory ones.
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In Part 4 of the Pro Tips with Jilles Groskamp, Groskamp continues assembling his championship winning TRF416WE. He tells you how to assemble the chassis without any tweak, including the stabilizers. He also has some tips on how to maintain your CVD’s and how to reduce or increase the play on various parts throughout the chassis.
Techweek, time to put my chassis in the picture.
Last summer I bought a Tamiya TA05 Eagle Racing conversion for testing. I’ve been trying it on several meetings and demo’s since, but it couldn’t convince me to retire my former chassis which is a HPI Pro4.
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Even though brushless motors require much less maintenance than the old brushed motors do, but that doesn’t mean you can forget about them. Proper maintenance keeps your motor alive and eventually saves you lots of money, as a new motor is expensive.
Here’s 3 video’s made by Speedpassion that explain how to rebuild and clean your Speedpassion V3.0 brushless motor. Now even though these video’s are for 1 specific type motor, the maintenance tips apply to all types of sensored brushless motors.
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