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My FG Frankenstein , 4wd Sportline

Old 04-24-2015, 09:04 AM
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My winter project this year was to attemp to lower the center of gravity on my FG 4wd car . My objective is the improve the handling of the car in the turns. The first picture is the before, the second picture is after the modfication............[IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]
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Next I need to see if I have enough room to put the 2 speed in.[IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]
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Tight fit but enough room!
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Just put on the airbox now I have enough clearance to put on the body.[IMG][/IMG]
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Now all you need to do is market a kit so can do the same to mine lol. Car looks great nitrohead
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Thank you ByronRC.
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This is kind of off the subject but if you need parts for your 1/5 scale FG car and can't find it over here in the states you might want to try rc-car-online.de/shop/ This company is located in Europe but man their service is excellent and FAST!!! I just put in a order 2 days ago and I recieved it already wow!!
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Well, I got my radio tray & my reciever pack . Today my hyd brakes arrived from Germany. I did a final mock up this morning to determine where I should put these components. [IMG][/IMG] Time for me to lock her down.

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I am almost finished with my FG Frankenstein. I just completed putting on the Megatech hydraulic brake system and installing the radio system and routing the wires. The only thing I have left to do is make a motor mount for the right side of my motor then she will be ready for a test drive[IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]
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Did a shakedown run today........acceleration is brutal!!! Stop on a dime and turns like it is on rails!! But I lost my motor mount screws and a few others I spent all day yesterday putting locktite on screws I suspected would fall off, guess I did not get them all. I will be going back out this weekend weather permiting and video the cars performace.
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Could not get my Killer RC Engine kill switch to work so I did not run this weekend. This car is too fast and too heavy to run without a Kill Switch. Repaired my Kill Switch hope to get out Monday.

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When you design something yourself you are stuck with correcting the design problems. Something that threw me for a loop was vibration, I kept having screws vibrating out. The solution was to put in longer screws and locktite. I also had to redesign my throttle linkage, the linkage was not opening the carb all the way open at full throttle. Now that I have taken care of all the little problems I hope I can concentrate on making the car bulletproof this winter.
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I like what you've done with the FG. As an engineer I definitely know what it's like to deal with problems in systems that I designed, therefore not getting help from others. Lots of troubleshooting.
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Thanks for the kind words bro.

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