Category: Build Tips

Xray T4’16 – Testing and setup

Given that it’s been another long time since my last post, thought I really should note down some things I’ve learnt over the past months regarding the Xray T4’16. The car in question, despite the colour (why oh why Orange!), it is probably one of, if not the best cars on the market now. It’s consistent,…



Building a TRF419 diff

So it’s been a while since the 419 has been out, and seeing as one of the more popular questions on the car is “how do I stop the diff leaking?”, I thought it was about time to offer some advice on the matter. So here it goes! [UPDATE – I’ve added some info on…



Anti-roll bars – Setup

So this is a question that gets asked quite often; “How do I setup roll bars?” The name of the game is to get the bars acting equal on both sides. Most bars are normally a little tweaked out the packet, and by adjusting the connecting links, this tweak can be compensated for. …



Mi5evo – Schumachers next evolution..

So, this June, Schumacher released an update to their Mi5 platform.. well, update is almost under selling it! Pretty much excepting the drivtrain, bearings and hardware, the car is completely new, with minimal carry over of parts I’m not going to run through all the changes from old to new, as that’s been covered in…



Mi5 Diff Build

In a bit of a change from previous cars, Schumacher released the Mi5 with their own designed diff, rather than relying on Spec-R products. Having run them for a few months now, I’ve developed a set procedure for building them, mainly as I’ve found that the kit build does allow a bit of leaking, from…