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Wheelbase question

Discussion in 'Building tips' started by xjarcher, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. xjarcher

    xjarcher District Champion

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    I'm looking at adding fenders for my next car. I have been using the max wheelbase. Does moving the DFW back to accommodate the fender make tuning more difficult?
     
  2. 561 racing

    561 racing League Racer

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    The shorter the wheelbase the more tuning might be needed as it's not as stable as the long wheelbase. For gee fenders I like the 5 inch wheelbase myself but that's just my personal liking.
     
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    Mojo Racing National Contender Pro Racer

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    I make my own balsa fenders and 5" seems to work good with them as well.
     
  4. Obsessedderbydad

    Obsessedderbydad PWD Royalty

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    Less stable but faster, just add a little more steer and you're good to go.
     
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    Kinser Racing ********************* 25+ Pro Race Wins! National Champion

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    The trade off is excellent.
     
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    GravityX PWD Royalty Pro Racer

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  7. Kinser Racing

    Kinser Racing ********************* 25+ Pro Race Wins! National Champion

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    Sorry! The first answer wasn't very understandable. I would put fenders on over having a max wheelbase any time. There's not much difference in tuning.
     

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