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Old 2010.05.28, 06:46 AM   #16
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The way the tower bar is designed, using countersunk screws won't work. Once you see a few pictures of the tower bar taken apart, you'll see why.
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Old 2010.05.28, 11:08 AM   #17
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Actually, you could use the countersinking in the aluminum as an effective way to lock camber in place, it would be a positive locking mechanism as opposed to what seems to be a purely clamping mechanism in the pictures. So on each arm, you can have one countersunk screw to set the arm in position and then one button-head to clamp down and lock it in place. It looks like the N tower bar positions might be harder to implement, but for a W-setting only tower bar I believe you could get rid of the camber key altogether this way.
I don't see how you can conlcude these things without having seen it taken apart. The arm underneath has a interlocking channel that makes the top fairly thin, that will not allow a countersink screw.

Why would we want to get rid of the camber key or the N setting? Part of what makes this part so awesome is the fact that these 2 features are implemented. Versatily brings value to our products.
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Old 2010.05.28, 04:47 PM   #18
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Pre-orders are up for the Upper Suspension arm mount now. As well as for the V2 spurs. Spurs should be ready to ship in about 10-14 days and the Mount in about 6 Weeks.

Reserve yours, because THEY WILL SELL OUT Same goes out to all the dealers
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Old 2010.05.28, 06:46 PM   #19
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Old 2010.05.28, 07:26 PM   #20
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Thats pretty sick !! Goodjob Reflex racing !!
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Old 2010.05.28, 07:48 PM   #21
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Thats pretty sick !! Goodjob Reflex racing !!
@ Roger- Dont give that tool to Jaime! He might use it as a Ninja Star in the pits
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Old 2010.05.30, 05:10 AM   #22
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I don't see how you can conlcude these things without having seen it taken apart. The arm underneath has a interlocking channel that makes the top fairly thin, that will not allow a countersink screw.
I would agree, the N settings are a brilliant addition, so naturally I'm speculating -- not concluding -- if there are any ways upon which your design can be improved upon further. No offense is meant towards you or Ronac at all, I'm just curious what you guys have done underneath the surface of the new parts. I'll just have to check out one of these myself when they come out.
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Old 2010.06.04, 06:38 PM   #23
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Will be shaking one of the prototypes down at the regional this weekend. Can't wait to report back!
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Old 2010.07.01, 12:12 PM   #24
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Any updates with this product? How did the shakedown go?
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Old 2010.07.01, 01:21 PM   #25
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I love it so far. I was able to win both the stock and Mod classes at the PNWC regional down in Guatemala City.

4 Degrees of caster on the car is awesome, the car is so much more stable that I find myself searching for more and more power. For the first time ever, the faster motor/ battery combination I ran in Modified, the faster my times became, without loosing consistency. Usually, there is a happy medium of power that you don't want to go over, this is not the case anymore. I am running Hand Wound Motors in the 30T range on small 7 sec/lap track, without being overpowered

Joe personally likes the 2 degrees of caster on his car, which is funny since I am the one that usually runs a more aggressive set-up. I do think that the fact that I am running our prototype Rear Suspension system, which gives quicker steering response, plays a role in this though.


The production is very close to being done, but also close to being sold out. Get yours reserved as I don't expect to have them available for very long. Our rear suspension is about to go into production as well, so expect it in about 5-7 weeks.
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Old 2010.07.01, 09:58 PM   #26
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pretty cool... any instructional photos as to how to use the ninja star... er i mean Camber Adjustment Key?
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Old 2010.07.03, 07:42 PM   #27
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Well Christian, I'm sold. Just ordered one!

Last time I checked, it was a pre-order...is that still true, or are these shipping yet?

When can I expect to receive it?

Thanks again for all your hard work in catering to the Mini-Z crowd. I can't wait to see what you come up with next...

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Old 2010.07.03, 08:37 PM   #28
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They are nearing completion at the factory. I am told 2 more weeks. Of course, you never know with them, but I was given a completion date of July 15.
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Old 2010.07.03, 08:57 PM   #29
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No worries. Thanks Christian!

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Old 2010.07.22, 12:35 AM   #30
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Well guys, It's here!!! only one thing, the factory, forgot to put the hardware in them, UUUUUGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyways, the screws are on their way, but this should delay shipping another 3-5 days. If you ordered yours, and want to get it without the screws, we will gladly ship it out if you shoot us an email to contact@reflexracing.net

Pics of the new colors should be going up tonight or tomorrow morning.
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