Jun 17, 2012, 02:21 PM Registered User United Kingdom, Beverley Joined May 2012 154 Posts I'll give that a try when I next get on it and yeah iv got somewhere planned haha,
Jun 17, 2012, 03:05 PM
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 Originally Posted by paalmeida See my movie procure por jacare e sua moto alligator and look for your bike http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_dsjAnkUi0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7ptQtGucqI&NR=1
i noticed the steering response is really quick in these videos, my dose not turn half as fast as that even with the D/R at 100% is there a configuration in the controller that will help my steering to be faster?
Jun 17, 2012, 03:31 PM
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 Originally Posted by Kurtis And the steering has confused me, Its set to normal and when I turn it left it turns right whys this? Can someone explain please?

The bike in front is going for a right hand turn, the steering is going left to 'drop the bike' into the turn. All bikes do this!

And to prove it works the other way, bike steers right and turns left.
Jun 17, 2012, 04:53 PM
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 Originally Posted by Jonathan Bradbury The complicated answer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle...cycle_dynamics The simple answer Attachment 4945509 The bike in front is going for a right hand turn, the steering is going left to 'drop the bike' into the turn. All bikes do this! Attachment 4945528 And to prove it works the other way, bike steers right and turns left.
Haha you mentioned this before haha,
 Jun 17, 2012, 05:10 PM Registered User United States, NY, Poughkeepsie Joined Apr 2006 149 Posts This thing is really starting to piss me off.You know how a nascar driver scrubs his tires (wiggle the wheel back and forth)during a yelloow flag ?,that is exactly what my pig is doing.It goes straight as an arrow when just 1/4 throttle,but as soon as i gain some more speed this GD wiggle crap starts.If i continue to pour on the throttle it just gets worse and worse until it just flips over.I don't know what to try next. I have done the following.Anyone have this problem?.Anyone know what the !!!! to do to eliminate it ??.Is the mechanical gyro really to blame for this ?.I dont know,i'm new to bikes,but i really could use a good answer.I'm sure mine isnt the only one doing it. 1- hone front pistons and sleeves,nice and smooth now 2- set clutch to 2.6mm now 3- add a shim before putting in gyro so i can tighten rear wheel without binding 4-80wt oil damper 5- 70wt rear shock 6-25wt front shock
 Jun 17, 2012, 06:05 PM Registered User United Kingdom, Beverley Joined May 2012 154 Posts Could it be your back wheel not aligned? As I do not know what the NASCAR thing is about your describing I'm just having a guess haha, Also could anyone give me a tip on the front forks? Iv filled them up I just don't get the "don't over fill" bit as if I don't fill it my forks don't work if I do fill it like 2mm from the top then it works :/
 Jun 17, 2012, 06:38 PM Registered User United States, NY, Poughkeepsie Joined Apr 2006 149 Posts Rear wheel is good,got the alum.adjusters installed. Front shocks manual says "fill to spring perch".Perch is where the spring sits on top of piston cap.
 Jun 17, 2012, 07:13 PM Registered User United Kingdom, Beverley Joined May 2012 154 Posts What about the front wheel as if the front wheel was buckled/wobbling that could be the cause? And yes it says that but if I fill it to the perch then my forks don't seem to work, but if I fully my forks 2mm from the top then it works fine, just doesn't go all the way to the top I may need better springs :/ goes all the way down then I let it come up but I have to sort of lift it so the forks are back to normal?
Jun 17, 2012, 08:53 PM
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 Originally Posted by Kurtis What about the front wheel as if the front wheel was buckled/wobbling that could be the cause? And yes it says that but if I fill it to the perch then my forks don't seem to work, but if I fully my forks 2mm from the top then it works fine, just doesn't go all the way to the top I may need better springs :/ goes all the way down then I let it come up but I have to sort of lift it so the forks are back to normal?
Front wheel spins true.

Your shocks ,that is preload and a little is ok.Try 25wt oil and i bet your shocks will work smooth as silk.Mine have 25wt filled to manual specs.
 Jun 17, 2012, 08:57 PM Registered User Joined Mar 2012 395 Posts did you check the gyro gap? thats the #1 main stability component of the bike
 Jun 17, 2012, 09:09 PM Registered User Joined Mar 2012 395 Posts Dose anyone have a link to a PDF for the Vmx radio?
Jun 17, 2012, 09:50 PM
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 Originally Posted by Rellik did you check the gyro gap? thats the #1 main stability component of the bike
Yup,that's the first thing i did.Ihave set it 3 times.2.5mm - 2.6mm - and now back to stock 2.7mm
Jun 17, 2012, 09:53 PM
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 Originally Posted by Rellik Dose anyone have a link to a PDF for the Vmx radio?
Click on documents, Bottom of page
http://www.atomik-rc.com/VR3T-2-4Ghz...&category=-140
Jun 18, 2012, 12:09 AM
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by gurumods This thing is really starting to piss me off.You know how a nascar driver scrubs his tires (wiggle the wheel back and forth)during a yelloow flag ?,that is exactly what my pig is doing.It goes straight as an arrow when just 1/4 throttle,but as soon as i gain some more speed this GD wiggle crap starts.If i continue to pour on the throttle it just gets worse and worse until it just flips over.I don't know what to try next. I have done the following.Anyone have this problem?.Anyone know what the !!!! to do to eliminate it ??.Is the mechanical gyro really to blame for this ?.I dont know,i'm new to bikes,but i really could use a good answer.I'm sure mine isnt the only one doing it. 1- hone front pistons and sleeves,nice and smooth now 2- set clutch to 2.6mm now 3- add a shim before putting in gyro so i can tighten rear wheel without binding 4-80wt oil damper 5- 70wt rear shock 6-25wt front shock
Very strange behavior. I got no answers. So, if on smooth pavement where you can eliminate lack of traction as the problem, it still does this? (Can you take video?)

Gyro: From there, how does gyro sound when your holding bike and giving full throttle. Can you hear the gyro engage fully after like 3 seconds of this and once you let go of throttle is gyro running smooth for long time with no hard vibrations?

Steering: If you pop the steering damper off the front forks, does the forks swivel side to side with no binding?
Jun 18, 2012, 05:18 AM
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 Originally Posted by gurumods Front wheel spins true. Your shocks ,that is preload and a little is ok.Try 25wt oil and i bet your shocks will work smooth as silk.Mine have 25wt filled to manual specs.
I couldn't really say then mate except from it could be your gyro? Like johnny has stated,

And I think I will try 25wt but as you say a little is ok, that's all mine does haha