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Old 04-08-2013, 08:14 PM   #901
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How tough is this car? Looking for a fast chassis that can handle wooden boards well.
For me....."Fabergé egg" comes to mind.

Really all depends on your skill level.
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How tough is this car? Looking for a fast chassis that can handle wooden boards well.
I would say its very durable. I have the soft arms on my car and I gave it a few hard crashes over the weekend and didn't break a thing. One crash was so violent that it ejected my ESC and nothing broke.

Here is a quick pic of mine

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Old 04-09-2013, 08:24 AM   #903
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Hey potoczak! Well because the wildfire rotates so well and doesn't scrubs speed in the corners, it should be a obvious standout for vta. Remember " vta races are won by rear toe" or I should say lack there of. As for hints, certain parts are beefed up and moved around for the "impacts" of vta. Better weight distribution to compensate for the offset of vta tires. Drivetrain efficiency is going to be awesome, It will drive like a very dialed touring car even with the aero challenged vta body's. testing setups and layouts now.
As for droop , I use an old school gauge off the bottom of the chassis, no droop blocks. So the numbers are from the (hold under the chassis to the arm method). Ok as far as links. If your looking down on your car. (Bumper north, rear south) the front links are upper inner holes and the rear links are lower inner if that makes sense?
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I'm hoping for an extra hole low in the motor mount so VTA racers can run smaller spurs without motor screw access issues.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:37 AM   #904
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I would say its very durable. I have the soft arms on my car and I gave it a few hard crashes over the weekend and didn't break a thing. One crash was so violent that it ejected my ESC and nothing broke.

Here is a quick pic of mine

Looks good! You are getting better at painting your bodies.

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Old 04-09-2013, 10:06 AM   #905
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I would say its very durable. I have the soft arms on my car and I gave it a few hard crashes over the weekend and didn't break a thing. One crash was so violent that it ejected my ESC and nothing broke.

Here is a quick pic of mine

Looks good! Now let's see some goods under the body
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Anybody know where I can get the updated Wildfire car in the US?
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Old 04-09-2013, 12:21 PM   #907
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RCMart just added it to their site last week I believe, so it should show up at CRC soon.
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I'm hoping for an extra hole low in the motor mount so VTA racers can run smaller spurs without motor screw access issues.
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FDR in the VTA class at the Gate is below 4.0 some guys running as low as 3.6 maybe even 3.5. I would like to keep the spur gear as small as possible. When I run a large pinion I have top brace clearance issues. I was able to file the top brace just enough to make room for a 47T, but I'm not sure how much larger I could or would want to go with the pinion in order to get my FDR where it belongs.

If we had a couple of options for different belt pulleys that may help as well.
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Yes a redesign of the motor mount would be nice.
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So can you actually rotate the eccentric bearing holders without loosening the upper bulkhead screws? You can't for example on a Sakura because the upper bulkheads clamp down pretty hard on the eccentric bearing holders (without shimming).
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I am able to.
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That is awesome!
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Will this spur gear work? Thanks

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gear-H-84T-48P
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What class do you run? If you run 17.5 blinky, you would need a pinion near the 40 tooth range. Your 84 tooth 48 pitch spur is equivalent to a 112 tooth 64 pitch spur gear.
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I'll be running VTA. I'm not concerned with the ratio, I'll be running 78/35 for a 4.2 FDR. I just want to know that it will fit on the car properly cause I can't find a VBC 78t 48p spur. So basically, will this spur mount on the wildfire;

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...pur-Gear-H-78T
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