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Old 03-11-2014, 06:58 AM   #6466
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we good now?
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:25 AM   #6467
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No. I blame my slow car on the novak motor.....

Not my lack of driving skills or incompetent car prep...
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Old 03-11-2014, 10:16 AM   #6468
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hey John QC can and will be an issue with all motors....that's not to say that the math is going to change....

Novak issues....1 out of 20
Reedy issues.....1 out of 20
Tekin issues......1 out of 20
Speed Passion.....1 out of 20

hummmm you get it
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No. I blame my slow car on the novak motor.....

Not my lack of driving skills or incompetent car prep...
that's a "LOL" right?
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Old 03-11-2014, 02:38 PM   #6470
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No. I blame my slow car on the novak motor.....

Not my lack of driving skills or incompetent car prep...
Can't it be both?

Just kidding. While I do feel like my car is a dog. I am williing to accept the possibility that I just might not be all that great at selecting timing and gearing, and I know I have an issue behind the wheel. As far as handling goes, my car feels neutral and balanced and I love it. It is far better than I am.

Darkside is Thunder running VTA every week? How about USGT? How about F1? What are the rules on F1? And interest in LMP?
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dates set for the Southern Nationals, yet?? I mean aside from the 3rd weekend in September
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that's a "LOL" right?
Haha!

I throw my cars together and throw them on the track. Setups....Whaaat?

For some reason I battle for 2nd... To last every race.
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I am no hotshoe and my car isn't "fast", but putting a close approximation of Darkside's setup from the Team Associated site helped my driving a GREAT deal. Help from one of the folks at Bush River Raceway who had a motor checker took my motor from 0.7A to 1.0A and gained about 1000 rpm (your results may vary). If I could drive a consistent line, the car would be good enough to consistently qualify for the A-main at BRR, instead of my having to bump-up from a lower main.

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Can't it be both?

Just kidding. While I do feel like my car is a dog. I am williing to accept the possibility that I just might not be all that great at selecting timing and gearing, and I know I have an issue behind the wheel. As far as handling goes, my car feels neutral and balanced and I love it. It is far better than I am.

Darkside is Thunder running VTA every week? How about USGT? How about F1? What are the rules on F1? And interest in LMP?
Send it to me with your battery and I'll figure it out for you
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Send it to me with your battery and I'll figure it out for you
Kent take him up on his offer!! .... Just saying you'll be happy with the results. Sam B
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You want the whole rig? Radio and all? The other thing is, isn't there a trick to mailing Lipo batteries?

I have wondered if my issue wasn't in the charger.
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You want the whole rig? Radio and all? The other thing is, isn't there a trick to mailing Lipo batteries?

I have wondered if my issue wasn't in the charger.
Your choice, I have received whole rigs before with batts. There is a limit, but 1 or 2 is ok, I may be mistaken though.
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Thanks. I will ask my post office. I appreciate the help too.
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You want the whole rig? Radio and all? The other thing is, isn't there a trick to mailing Lipo batteries?

I have wondered if my issue wasn't in the charger.
At larger events what has the volt meter at tech shown your batteries at? 8.40 is the goal, but 8.39 is OK if you want to get the most out of them and not lose punch at the end of the race.

Per USPS I know you can only ship 2 lipo packs in one of the priority boxes. If you were just sending the motor and battery in a small flat rate box you should be fine.
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By whole rig I mean the whole chassis with all electronics and the motor, battery, wheels and shell. If whole rig means esc, motor, and battery, then I can do that instead.
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