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Traction Loss Wormdrive Backlash Issues

Discussion in 'New users start here - FAQ' started by Keith, Nov 8, 2020.

  1. Keith

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    Hey @Halloween2go, nice video's! Is motor lash a problem in your traction loss? Im finding this to be an issue in my rig.
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    Thanks for the comment Keith.
    Yup. I have a tiny bit of lash on the TL.. Can't quite get rid of it. Probably due to the gears in the CRAB POT motor. Maybe the guys with those Motion Dynamics Australian motors might not have the same problem..
    What I feel is a 'shimmy' side to side from time to time when I'm driving. I have a 'filter' on, but it doesn't seem to help. It's not 'game changing' but I wish it wasn't there .. I guess you found the same thing too.
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    Yah I keep hearing that! Do you have a couple for sale I could buy?? With realistic shipping? I bought the crab pots of course because they were about $120 each including the shipping.. They have a little lash, and they CAN be back driven.. Next time I will buy those MD's.. but for now, they work good.
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    OK not really a REPLY to myself, but a new post.. I recently added the Fanatec V-3 pedal set.. WOW did this really upset the weight balance on the RIG.. Here is a video on how I fixed the issue.. Actually Two videos.

    First one was REBALANCING the Rig..
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    And It still felt crappy.. So I did some more tweaking and here's the video on that!
    "thinking about those MD motors again.. also carbon fiber for some reason"
    Take a look if you have a minute!
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    Entertaining :thumbs

    May I suggest a little more sway, leans away from a corner, and a bit more roll, opposite settings for sway, to react a bit more on the curbs. Pitch also affects curbs and heave accentuates rumble strips. The tweaking never ends ;)