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Old 12-14-2011, 08:38 PM   #76
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Old 12-14-2011, 08:47 PM   #77
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got my kit today and have it all done minus the electronics, pretty nice conversion When running the Shimizu rear tires, are people really running those thin inserts that come with the tires? Wanted to check before I glued them up.
as he twists the knife slowly...
Exotek will have them by friday. But I just ordered a CRC gen Xi, hopefully I can still pull this off this week.
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Old 12-15-2011, 11:56 AM   #78
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Mike is that the only real benefit to the lay down servo setup is weight bias?
Yes, all about moving the weight to the back which is helpful if you run a shorty pack on medium to low grip tracks. Shorty packs seem to be a little more responsive so moving the weight bias back settles it back down.

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Hey Mike,

Any chance I could talk you into making a side shock mount that will fit this pod?

http://www.rcmart.com/rc-f104-trg510...a-p-32367.html

Very cool pod that I would love to be able to use.
Looks very cool but not likely.

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I have my Exotek F1R completely built and ready to put on the track as soon as I get my body painted. I love F1 so this car is going to be fun to driver!

In January we will also have a F1 Pro Tire. The rim will be a different size which will increase speed and turning performance. GQ Tires are always perfection and GQ continously looks to manufacture faster tires.

Can find them at Bruckner Hobbies, SpeedWorld or at GQ America.(website listed below)

Happy Holidays to all !
I have F1 Foam arbors that would be quite handy for these

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Spent a few hours at the track last night and worked with the center shock and found the steering I was looking for, wow the F1R really came to life. Saturday is our last points race for the fall and I think I will use the F1R instead of the 109!
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got my kit today and have it all done minus the electronics, pretty nice conversion When running the Shimizu rear tires, are people really running those thin inserts that come with the tires? Wanted to check before I glued them up.
Yes! Pit must have done their homework because this tire set works surprisingly well even in the cold.

I took 1st place at last weekends 13th annual Toys 4 Tots race running the 72 hard rears with 74 soft fronts. Car was planted even in 15deg C weather on an outdoor parking lot track
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Old 12-15-2011, 12:38 PM   #79
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F1R looks awesome! Simple design and lot of settings. Real carbon/alloy jewelery :-)
I would like to buy one direct from exotek but unfortunately not in stock now.
MikeR could you estimate restock date please? Thanks.
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F1R looks awesome! Simple design and lot of settings. Real carbon/alloy jewelery :-)
I would like to buy one direct from exotek but unfortunately not in stock now.
MikeR could you estimate restock date please? Thanks.
Tomorrow- thanks!
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color me impatient. I just ordered mine!!!!! wife is going to KILL me
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Old 12-15-2011, 08:20 PM   #82
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color me impatient. I just ordered mine!!!!! wife is going to KILL me
the trick is to have so many cars/planes/etc cluttering up your garage she never notices when you add another, unless she checks the bank account
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unless she checks the bank account
like a hawk.
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Then you need to get it billed through a 3rd party...that way it won't look like an RC purchase...it will look like a male enhancement purchase...LOL
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Thank you MikeR! I just ordered one :-)
Waiting for the package will be torturing, due the xmas post delays I can expect delivery in Jan, am I right?

>InspGadgt ... good idea
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Then you need to get it billed through a 3rd party...that way it won't look like an RC purchase...it will look like a male enhancement purchase...LOL
Tried that. She suggested I get her money back
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Just ordered my F1R
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MikeR,

Will the shock or damping tube that you are using on the F1R for the side to side damping work with a F104X1 until I am able to purchase your conversion?
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Tried that. She suggested I get her money back
Damn , thats no good at all
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Yay status shows shipped already Very fast turn around! Thanks Exotech!
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