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Old 05-15-2008, 09:03 AM   #1
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Can micro onroad could be included as demo or official class in one of the big race like the snowbird...etc?

I know some people thinks that micro car is just a toy but I think it's really more then a toy.
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Old 05-15-2008, 09:45 AM   #2
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hey there: That is a nice thought,but there are two things that need to be concidered. First 1/18th scale requires a smaller track to run well on so that's one issue. Also the schedule's at many big races are already full,so you'd probably have to drop an existing class to get the 1/18th scale in. Just my thoughts thanks
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smaller track....not really.

micro could go as fast as 1/10 sedan
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Bump. Yea, 1/18th mod these days can be fast or faster as a 17.5 class. Maybe a exhibition class so not to knock any established classes out?
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I know some people thinks that micro car is just a toy but I think it's really more then a toy.
It is more than a toy, it's a "micro toy"

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As is any of our multiple scales in the hobby. You just spend more.
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Recoils have just as many adjustments as TC's, Scalpels are no less complex than 1/12th, and M18's require a good setup to handle serious power. Small yes, but no more a toy than any other scale.
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Recoils have just as many adjustments as TC's, Scalpels are no less complex than 1/12th, and M18's require a good setup to handle serious power. Small yes, but no more a toy than any other scale.
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it would work, but the only problem is itd have to be mod only and it would have to be top drivers to make them look good. stock micros are fun, but only in apppropriate spaces (or with a spec mod motor). mod will run well on big tracks, but it will take a bunch of good drivers and setups to make them race well, otherwise you just advertise just how much of a pounding these things take
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Wouldn't a "proper" set of rules be needed first?... weights, dimensions etc?... or does that already exist and I just haven't seen it yet?
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the rules used at the last micro nats would suffice.. a minumum weight would be nice but other than that rules already exist. not that you can get hogwild on an M18's setup anyways..
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the rules used at the last micro nats would suffice.. a minumum weight would be nice but other than that rules already exist. not that you can get hogwild on an M18's setup anyways..
Is there anywhere I can have a look at them?... didn't know they existed
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Is there anywhere I can have a look at them?... didn't know they existed
Here you go: (assuming you meant on-road)
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showpost...&postcount=157
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