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Old 03-10-2017, 01:49 PM   #4141
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picked up a roche 235mm, any ideas for center/side shock fluids, center/side shock springs, front springs? this will be for mod on asphalt. thanks for any info.

also, when using the mix lola body. i see some have a gurney strip. are you guys just making them or can you buy one ready to go? do you guys use body stiffeners like 1/8 onroads?

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Old 03-10-2017, 03:51 PM   #4142
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In other news,

Dear Customers, after a long waiting time, we will start the selling of our new VTE Kits from Monday 20th of March.
All pre-orders get their Infos within the next week!
Look at our blog. Infos an Manual are online!
Aaaaaand: Our VPL V2 Body will be also in stock next week!


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VTE Extended Kit

Article Number: VIP-K004

NEW V-Link Geometry – 4mm lower
NEW Sidelink Geometry – 2mm lower
NEW upper damping plate
NEW thinner Chassis with side rails
NEW side Wings
NEW Topdeck for less tweak
NEW Floating Servo holder
Overall lighter…stiffness…more cornerspeed…more traction at low grip conditions.
The wider Pod Kit and HD bumper is including now!
To build a complete car, you need following parts:
7mm rear Axle / IRS Axle with long right Wheelhub and short left Wheelhub (please tell us at order if you want 7mm or 1/4″ Axle)
complete Frontend like: Asso, CRC, IRS, Corally, Xenon, VBC…
small parts like: shocks (central), Sideshocks or Tubes, Springs, Bodyholder and Servoholder
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Old 03-20-2017, 03:53 PM   #4143
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Great thread.
Constantly evolving CRC WGT and WGT-R/T...Carpet & Asphalt...All thanks to Team CRC.
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:34 PM   #4144
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Default Expected Run Time for Pan Car on Asphalt

I'm just building up a 200mm Pan Car (Racing Classic Group C in Singapore), but just wondering what kind of run time can I expect? I'm rather new to Electric LiPo world (Historically been 1/8th GP Nitro, but have had a 20 years break until last year!). I know that it's dependent on a number of things, but rough order of magnitude would be appreciated. Spec is:

-6.5T Motor (REDS), REDS ESC, 2S Shorty 5000mAh Pack, Car is a Serpent S100.

-Track is outdoor and 1/8th sized, Asphalt, Ambients are 30DegC average.

Run time is my focus, looking for circa 15min (want to practice extended run time).

Thanks in advance, and looking forward to the build, first electric car in 20 years :-)

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The answer is "it depends".☺
Run time depends mainly on rollout and throttle input.
If you're on a large track with high traction level you will be able to empty the battery in 5 minutes, particularly if you run a rollout that is set to wring the last bit of speed from the car.

If you want to set up your car for long runtime, start with a conservative rollout and start with some shorter runs to figure out your battery consumption. Running blinky and minimal motor timing will also help.
Always be careful with long runs on lipo batteries. Don't go below 10% of the battery capacity or they'll get damaged.
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