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Old 02-20-2018, 01:48 PM
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Anyone have any feedback on the chimera 30cc? Anything i should know from the start to upgrade since this is my first 1/5 scale ?
Old 05-15-2018, 04:48 PM
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Anyone have any feedback on the chimera 30cc? Anything i should know from the start to upgrade since this is my first 1/5 scale ?
First things I would recommend is an 8k clutch & JETPRO pipe. Made huge difference on mine
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Yes i got the jetpro pipe but not the 8k clutch, how does the later engagement help with more power if you dont mind filling me in on this
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Not necessarily more power,but allows engine to rev a little higher for quicker launch. A stronger,faster throttle servo helps as well.
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IMO, I wouldn't rush to swap out the clutch springs yet. You will open the possibility for premature drive cup failure among other things. Run it for a while and you will know if you need to make that change. Once the engine is broken in, your throttle should be quicker, if that's what you are looking for. BTW, gear changes should make it quicker off the line.
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I have 2 i liked em so much, lol, one shelf queen one mad max beater,
I find that many screws come loose so i use stingly purple loctite, only purple or clear nail polish will work, it holds them without locking them forever,

The front shock tower deformed so i made a metal support piece, if you run the stock pseudo tuned pipe a little rubber hose added keeps the rear from being such a mess,

The stock servos are okay but arent top end imho

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