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Old 02-15-2011, 03:09 AM   #1801
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I found my fastest and most consistent lap times on our indoor track with a Speed 6 and LTC-R with my particular set up, which is a slightly modified Herbert Indoor Champs set up. Your mileage may vary! I use body shell performance as a secondary tuning tool, after chassis set up and tire selection.

The track that I'm on is 92x37 feet ozite carpet, with one narrow sweeper into a 2/3rds straight/dogleg. The rest of the track is mid speed semi-technical. LOTS of fast talent at my track in 17.5 non-boosted. 11 second flat lap averages/mid 30s get you into the A. 12 flat/30 is a solid B main. I'm a high C main driver(my first season back on carpet in over 8 years) with a 13 second flat/28 lap average.

As far as I know, none of the really fast guys are running the P37, on any chassis. The spread is mostly Mazda6/Speed6, with a few LTC-Rs and R9-Rs.

It all really depends on your particular set up and traction conditions for the day. Just one more tuning tool. I usually go to the track with at least 2 different bodies and try both in warm ups, along with tires, to get my best tune for the day, usually settling down for the third qual and the main.

That said, I'm mostly saving the P37 for testing on our outdoor 150x80 outdoor asphalt, on which we change the layout weekly. Have to see how it turns in compared to the Mazda/LTC-R at higher speeds.
Most of the guys in boosted are using the p37r. Its more stable all around.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:44 AM   #1802
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I will soon be buying a new touring car. Iíve been out of the RC loop for a few years but want to get back in the next month or so. Doing a lot of research and want to make sure I get the right car. I have narrowed down to a TC6 or T3 2011. Other possibilities were the TCX ,TRF417 and BD5.

Has anyone had experience with any of these along with the TC6? Are there any gotcha's when doing the kit build and what parts / hop-ups if any would
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I will mainly be racing 17.5 spec on mid to low traction asphalt and want a car that is easy to setup and drive. I've owned a TRF414 and TC3 in the past. My main concerns with the Xray and Tamiya are that they come out with new kits way too often. I'd like my initial investment to last me awhile.

Any thoughts and feedback would be appreciated.
There's NO denying the TC6 is without a doubt a fast car and by far the best in price and parts availability of the models you've selected. Tamiya is great but parts are hard to get and very expensive, same with Yokomo. I race Xray (currently) and really like they but Xray is expensive to get into unless your in an area with good parts support or buy someone out who's jumping ship to get on the TC6 bandwagon...I will say go with the TC6, it has the most A-main potential for the least amount of money.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:49 AM   #1803
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Most of the guys in boosted are using the p37r. Its more stable all around.
OK, good to know. I didn't recognize them, I guess.

I guess it shows more of a difference at speed, which I'm not at! Certainly have to give it a try outside.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:51 AM   #1804
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Who has the TC6 for the best price in the states? I'd like to get one for low 300.00 if at all possible? Anyone have a links/coupon codes?

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Who has the TC6 for the best price in the states? I'd like to get one for low 300.00 if at all possible? Anyone have a links/coupon codes?
just and FYI a hobby shop probably pays in the low $300s....you'll be lucky to find one for around $360....
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:30 AM   #1806
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Hi guys just got my tc6. Been off roaring for a while first on road car. I'm running the lrp sxx tc version with x12 6.5 turn any suggestions on gearing. I have a 20 tooth on now too much? Not enough? Just gonna be parking lot racing for now. Also does any one make a truck body like the 10r5 oval has in associated wallpaper pictures. Thanks in advance
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:44 AM   #1807
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Who has the TC6 for the best price in the states? I'd like to get one for low 300.00 if at all possible? Anyone have a links/coupon codes?
Try Tower Hobbies. Get their $10/y membership which will give you free shipping in every order over $100/$150 (don't remember) and it will give you a coupon code for $50 off anything over $300.

Other option is Amainhobbies with their coupon code which is one-time use per 2 months. Search for it on this site.
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Who has the TC6 for the best price in the states? I'd like to get one for low 300.00 if at all possible? Anyone have a links/coupon codes?
Sign up with Tower Hobbies and wait about a week till they send you coupons. You don't need to buy their membership to get the discounts.

I bought 2 kits shipped to Australia for $630
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That's a very good price. I did sign up for Tower last night so we'll see if they send me anything. I was able to find a coupon for $25.00 off, but I think I can do better than that. Otherwise may just spend a little extra and buy one from my LHS Hobby Town and support them.

However, since I need to get a bunch of stuff like Radio, ESC and Bat, I should be able to get a better prices going the online route.
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Or use omnimodels.com and get free shipping without paying $10/year? Free shipping on anything over $100, and it's still Tower Hobbies even though it looks like something else.
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Inventory status just went from In-Stock to available early March. Not in a huge hurry so no biggie. Most important to wait and get the right car. I've read though this thread, lot of good info and setup tips on building the car. I imagine that the shim and part issues have all been resolved by now?
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http://www.ultimatehobbies.com/store...OURING+CAR+KIT

$355 & free ground shipping (orders over $150)
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I do not see it on Brooklynhobbies.com, the UltimateHobbies actually has the best price i've seen so far.

I did see a couple last week on ebay go for 280-320, but wasn't sure which car I wanted then.
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That's a very good price. I did sign up for Tower last night so we'll see if they send me anything. I was able to find a coupon for $25.00 off, but I think I can do better than that. Otherwise may just spend a little extra and buy one from my LHS Hobby Town and support them.

However, since I need to get a bunch of stuff like Radio, ESC and Bat, I should be able to get a better prices going the online route.
azz187 would be getting the international discounts. Tower has some pretty nice international discounts which are usually double or more the US discounts. Helps offset the cost of shipping internationally and duties that international customers may get.
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