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Old 05-26-2012, 07:24 PM   #856
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I haven't posted in a while on this thread, but thought I should add that I actually did quite well this year in the Hurricane Series using a TC4 in VTA. The car had a 2-3 year old battery and an original GTB. I was tied for 1st going into the last leg, but lost in part to bad velcro on my transponder. Oh, I was running diffs in the car too.

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Since running VTA over the past several years I keep reminding myself that good setup and smart driving is more important than trying to buy a competitive edge through new electronics. Now if you have a bad electronic component, you should replace it. But the "old" stuff in my car has never prevented me from making an A-main against some of the best VTA drivers out there. In fact, I haven't replaced any of the electronics in my VTA for the past 2 seasons.
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it seems like it would be easier to just get the club kit with motor and leave the RTR esc in the SC10. Thanks for your help. I want to be able to race anywhere i go.
I think that would be your best option anyway unless you prefer the combo with the Edge and the Ballistic. In the scheme of things its not a lot of money.
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Old 05-26-2012, 09:58 PM   #858
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Run the treaded tires enough and you will have your slicks to run!
Yea, but they won't be legal by then !!
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Old 05-26-2012, 10:44 PM   #859
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I would like to know why we run the treaded tires instead of the vintage slicks ?
Also..why can't we run the corvette bodies, we could go faster if we could only use our old 21.5s and can i run my 5001mah 300c 6s lipo??? lmfao
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Old 05-27-2012, 05:12 AM   #860
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Also..why can't we run the corvette bodies, we could go faster if we could only use our old 21.5s and can i run my 5001mah 300c 6s lipo??? lmfao
Don't forget the Pantera. Ya gotta enjoy lifes oddities right?
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"all of you are grounded....go to your rooms....and by the way...Im taking the controller to you remote control car".....his Mom said with a scary voice
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"all of you are grounded....go to your rooms....and by the way...Im taking the controller to you remote control car".....his Mom said with a scary voice
Doh!!
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Since running VTA over the past several years I keep reminding myself that good setup and smart driving is more important than trying to buy a competitive edge through new electronics.
Truth right there. You have learned the lesson well grasshopper!
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:12 AM   #865
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And you could use it on blinky at the ROAR Nats VTA, or any ROAR VTA race.
even a black diamond!
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I think that would be your best option anyway unless you prefer the combo with the Edge and the Ballistic. In the scheme of things its not a lot of money.
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just picked a couple EDGE BALLISTIC combos up for my track. they are a killer price to get the BALLISTIC rebuild-able motor and a competitive speed control which has even made the "A" at vegas international indoor champs in 17.5 12th scale. so if the EDGE is good enough for a class that requires all the power you can get. it's right on for VTA with price and not worrying about if you have good equipment. Thanks NOVAK
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yeah you could, but it wont get you 1st place , so run the US VTA rules and better your odds...unless Im racing and then you are just fighting for 2nd place...
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+1,000,000

just picked a couple EDGE BALLISTIC combos up for my track. they are a killer price to get the BALLISTIC rebuild-able motor and a competitive speed control which has even made the "A" at vegas international indoor champs in 17.5 12th scale. so if the EDGE is good enough for a class that requires all the power you can get. it's right on for VTA with price and not worrying about if you have good equipment. Thanks NOVAK
I re-read that twice, and checked the signature...yep...its Robert Nash Dirla aka Mr King of Thunder....wow...didnt know you cared...

Got some stators too?...we are needing some for guys running USGT to convert for the Enduro
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:27 AM   #869
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yeah you could, but it wont get you 1st place , so run the US VTA rules and better your odds...unless Im racing and then you are just fighting for 2nd place...
whatever grasshopper just because you can snatch the ball from my hand now and again doesn't mean you know all my tricks. just means I actually have to put some work into beating you instead of just goofing off and trying to run a race track at the same time.
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whenever you feel like taking the ball back, feel free to step up and get it...but dont be disappointed if you end up like the last two races..."BALL-LESS"...lol
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