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Old 05-06-2012, 07:28 PM   #781
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Any tips for preventing chunking the rear tires? I'm racing on asphalt, using the softest tires possible but they get torn up soo easily.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:57 PM   #782
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A thin line of CA along the edge of the rim will help, but you have to renew it nearly every run because it will also chunk. If it's really bad you may need to try the next firmer tire.
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Take a harder tire and give the chassis a softer setup. That will give grip and safe the tires.

As for that race in Barcelona, in that week we have the worlds over here at Heemstede.
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Instead of CA glue you can try Bison Kit. It is a contact adhesive. You apply it all round the side of the tires. Let dry and round off the edges like normal. It will leave a layer of flexible glue from the rim all the way to the edge. It is a good way to make the sides somewhat more chunck resistent but the stuff is still flexible. Harder tires will resist chunking better though. Not sure if they have the stuff overthere but there must be something else that is similar.

http://www.google.nl/imgres?q=bison+...c34iBBQ&zoom=1
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I've heard a few people mention on this forum that Pro 10 can out drive an 1/8 IC on certain tracks, since I've never driven Pro 10 competitively I was just intrigued as to what kind of track layouts suit Pro 10 cars?
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Old 05-07-2012, 12:30 PM   #786
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The somehow larger asfalt tracks suitable for 1/8th & 1/5th scale cars...
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Old 05-07-2012, 12:46 PM   #787
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and not too much slow 180 turns
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:17 PM   #788
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ANybody know how to size this down so its not so huge?
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When you say softer setup are you talking about the center spring, side springs, or both? The way the rear of pans cars is separated like that is still confusing to me, lol.
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I wish we had a nice track here in Southern California for these cars.

As of now, all we have are parking lot tracks. And the two indoor tracks I know of are just too small for these things.

These would have been nice to run if we still have the old Ranch Pit Shop track. I would love to put some new life back into my old RC10L.
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Put that old wide 235mm 10L together w/ a 10.5/1cell and bring it to a club race @ Freedom Park in Camarillo -

We've been having upward of 10 cars - as many as 13 (and we ALL RUN TOGETHER in the Main)

Couple 10L's - a HPI RoadStar 235mm, but mostly CRC GenX's w/ the 235 width kit and wide BMI cars.

(They do open timing ESC's w/ 10.5, although I SUCK so I stayed w/ no timing until I get better)
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:29 AM   #792
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Why don't you guys use a 2S lipo with a 17.5?
Easier to drive and even with that motor a lot off fun.
We here in Holland run the 235 with 10.5 en 2S lipo's.
This is on the larger 1:8 nitro tracks
I did run the car last weekend on a smaller track with a 13.5 and it was a lot easier to drive on that smaller track.
Going to try it in the next couple of weeks with a 17.5 to see how this will work out.
Here is the track i was last weekend http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ios5PL0P5Q0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=aBKJlucqM3Y
Second movie is of a 14 minutes finale taken from the A finale at the Dutch Tamiya Challenge last month

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Put that old wide 235mm 10L together w/ a 10.5/1cell and bring it to a club race @ Freedom Park in Camarillo -

We've been having upward of 10 cars - as many as 13 (and we ALL RUN TOGETHER in the Main)

Couple 10L's - a HPI RoadStar 235mm, but mostly CRC GenX's w/ the 235 width kit.

(They do open timing ESC's w/ 10.5, although I SUCK so I stayed w/ no timing until I get better)
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Put that old wide 235mm 10L together w/ a 10.5/1cell and bring it to a club race @ Freedom Park in Camarillo -

We've been having upward of 10 cars - as many as 13 (and we ALL RUN TOGETHER in the Main)

Couple 10L's - a HPI RoadStar 235mm, but mostly CRC GenX's w/ the 235 width kit.

(They do open timing ESC's w/ 10.5, although I SUCK so I stayed w/ no timing until I get better)
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Why don't you guys use a 2S lipo with a 17.5?
Easier to drive and even with that motor a lot off fun.
We here in Holland run the 235 with 10.5 en 2S lipo's.
This is on the larger 1:8 nitro tracks
I did run the car last weekend on a smaller track with a 13.5 and it was a lot easier to drive on that smaller track.
Going to try it in the next couple of weeks with a 17.5 to see how this will work out.
Here is the track i was last weekend http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ios5PL0P5Q0
Second movie is of a 14 minutes finale taken from the A finale at the Dutch Tamiya Challenge last month

regards Roy
My thoughts exactly! Thanks Roy.

2s boosted 17.5 can be quite fast.
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I think if we ran events on tracks like that for nationals (or Freedom Park) you definitely could get a good resurgence among the Pro10 bunch. Itd be cool to have WGT, Pro10, 12th scale and TC as the lineup for an event
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