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Old 2008.02.15, 12:02 PM   #1
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Hello all, I have been lurking here for a while. I just got my white Enzo Mr-02 a few days ago. I also got Atomic Mods Titanium rear diff w/delrin spur/ceramic balls, full ceramic bearings, Ver 5 98MM pod, SSG Titanium dampener set, Kyosho 15 degree tires all around (I need some 8's as well), and about 20 other things I can't remember right now. I am building the car for my first race tomorrow (RCP) so I have never even run it yet! I did the Micro RS4 thing years ago and I basically loved it all. I had every possible upgrade out there. So, I want to do the same for my new mini.

Here is what I can't seem to find. I see the tops of a lot of people's front bulkheads and there are two markings on some. The left side will say.05 and the other will read 1.5. I understand that these are probably camber settings. I cannot seem to find this product anywhere. I also am looking to get the alloy knuckles as well. I have noticed a complete replacement front end made out of alloy as well. You have to cut the plastic stock supports to do this. Are there any drawbacks to this? I need to upgrade to the best stock class motor I can for HFAY. I have sourced a Speedy 07BB. I believe that the motor is spec for that class?!

Sorry for so many questions but these answers I cannot seem to find. Great forum by the way! I have learned so much just reading but now I need some answers. thank you all in advance for the help.

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Old 2008.02.15, 12:14 PM   #2
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As far as I know, there is only one motor allowed in HFAY. Check out the rules on the HFAY site. I believe they had a motor produced specifically for the class from Atomic and is sold through the shop.

As far as the front bulkhead... those are caster towers http://www.rckenon.com/public_html/s...4cfce28224824b
Camber is usually done with the knuckle, although there are some JPL tower bars that have .5d caster and .5d camber.
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Old 2008.02.15, 02:00 PM   #3
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PN Racing marks their replacement alloy bulkheads with caster degree. Adding caster usually takes away turn-in while adding more on-power steering.
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Old 2008.02.15, 02:39 PM   #4
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There are currently 2 legal motors for HFAY, box stock motors (the one you get with the RTR) and the HFAY Spec motor. They both can be purchased here at the MZR shop.
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Old 2008.02.15, 03:05 PM   #5
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The top bars with the two different numbers sound like the JPL bars. IIRC, the 1.5 refers to the camber and the 0.5 refers to the caster.
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1.5 camber .5 castor is made by tagu,this replaces just the top arms at the front,google "wild z racing" they supply tagu stuff and its now available in blue
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Old 2008.02.15, 03:21 PM   #7
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Tagu/JPL tower bar can be found here at the shops site
http://shop.tinyrc.com/product.php?p...cat=373&page=1

If you want a whole alloy front and lower alloy bar, you can find those at rckenon.com

Draw backs to the tower bar is added weight.
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Old 2008.02.15, 11:18 PM   #8
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Well, thank you all for your help. After I posted that I looked over the other posts that were showing other builds. Since I am no stranger to mini/micro scale racing I knew what I needed. So, here is my current list of everything I bought from online stores. I also have a McLaren Gulf set coming as well. FOr now I had to buy some Kyosho 15's for the races tomorrow. I have other tires on the way. I know this is all a way bit extreme but I am so thrilled to be in competitive racing again that I went all out. I know that none of this makes me a better driver, but the Mini will look bad@$$ at the least, lol. This site has really helped me figure out what I needed. All I have to do is tune it tomorrow and wait for the other stuff to come in.

Here is what I bought. the first Atomic order I already have and that is all I will race with tomorrow.

First Atomic Mods Order:

Mini-Z Car Ceramic Bearing Set Shipped
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 MM 98mm Titanium Damper Plate System
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 43T Delrin Differential Spur Gear
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 43T Version II Ball Differential
Kyosho 30451FW Mini-Z ReadySet MR-02 Enzo Ferrari White
AtomicMods Ceramic 3/32 Diff Balls
Atomic Aluminum Locking Wheel Nuts 2mm Black
Atomic Mini-Z CG Washers
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 Ultra Light Motor Mount (Vers V) for 98mm
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02, MR-015 Adjustable Rear Shock for DPS AtomicMods.com White Stickers

RCX MINI Order:

Rubber Tires (Rear) RADIAL A 8DEG - GPM Mini-Z MR02
Titanium King Pins with Clips - GPM Mini-Z MR02
Front Bulkhead - 3Racing Mini-Z MR02


Second Atomic Mods Order:
Atomic Mini-Z Delrin Servo Gear Set
AtomicMods SuperFlex 18 Wire
Team Trinity Racing Oil
Atomic Mini-Z Aluminum Front Body Mount Enzo Ferrari
Atomic Mini-Z Aluminum Front Body Mount McLaren F1 GTR
Atomic Mini-Z Anodized Pinion Gear Set (7T-10T)
PN Racing Speedy 07 BB Motor
Atomic Mini-Z Low Ride Height Springs (For RCP)
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 Aluminum Steering Saver Set
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 MM SSG T-Plate Super Soft
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 MM SSG T-Plate Medium
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 Titanium Screw Set
Team Trinity On-Road Diff Lube
Atomic Mini-Z Antenna Kit - Black
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 Aluminum Steering Knuckle II - 1
Atomic Mini-Z MR-02 Option Spring Set (Racing Edition)
PN Racing MR2015 Front Narrow Tower Bar & Lower Bar Set


RC Kenon Purchase

PN Racing MR02 Alum Tie Rod 0 (Blue)
PN Racing Mini-Z Stainless Shims Set
PN Racing Mini-Z MR02 Alm Front Tower Bar Set (MR02) Blue
PN Racing Mini-Z Rims Double Side Tape

I will definitely post pics when she is put together!!!

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