Preparing and glueing tires for success.
How to fit a Lipo battery into the D812 radio tray.
Radio tray setup for the D8T radio tray
Radio tray setup for the D8 radio tray.
For the last couple of months we've been testing the long shocks on the front of the truggy to try to get more droop and a little bit better handling with more adjustment. This setup handles the bumps better and gives more stability. As you can see, you can get a lot of front droop, and this setup also allows for full compression without any problem.
Setting up your flywheel and clutch.
When running onroad, this is what I recommend to get maximum best onroad setup.
Building leak proof shocks with different rebounds.
In the past, I've had the fuel line in the fuel tank break right at the clunk. We've figured out a way to stop this from happening.
To increase engine life a super clean airfilter is a must. Here is one of the things that I do to make sure no dirt gets into my engine.
This is a trick that Atsushi Hara showed me. Polishing the shock shafts for ultra smooth shocks.
We've been trying to get a little more uptravel, especially in the front of the D8 and D8T. It seems to make the car a little easier to drive, and it soaks up bumps a little better.
When you're using the long shocks, you can get a lot more droop but you need to make room in the arm.
By greasing your CVDs you can more than double the life of them.