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Old 07-04-2012, 10:01 PM   #1171
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Wow, I am truely humbled.

I had no Idea back in 2007 my dream would progress this well and far.

Trackside presents 'TRANS-AM' racing class!

R/C is behind me now but I like to pop in now and then to see how things are going and i could not be happier.

A big thanks to Scotty at Trackside for trusting and hosting the first races. Thanks also to Doug, Rob and all the other visionaries that kept things progressing and taking the concept National.

I hope you all continue to enjoy VTA.

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Thank you, Marty...a simple idea you started at Trackside!
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Wow, I am truely humbled.

I had no Idea back in 2007 my dream would progress this well and far.

Trackside presents 'TRANS-AM' racing class!

R/C is behind me now but I like to pop in now and then to see how things are going and i could not be happier.

A big thanks to Scotty at Trackside for trusting and hosting the first races. Thanks also to Doug, Rob and all the other visionaries that kept things progressing and taking the concept National.

I hope you all continue to enjoy VTA.

---MPH
Does this mean you are not going to be marketing any MPH Trackers with the cutoff set to 6v for lipo?
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:09 PM   #1173
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Hi guys , I have just purchased some new VTA rims and tyres and I noticed the tread pattern to be different to the ones I had many years ago. The old ones were a zig-zag pattern and I remember them being a much deeper groove..............

When did they change and are they better / worse or the same in performance and durability ???

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did you get the performance tire?....slick, or VTA
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:33 PM   #1174
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R/C is behind me now
You cant take RC out of the boy. But I am glad that you are finding yourself content in the things that occupy your time nowdays.
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Old 07-05-2012, 12:52 AM   #1175
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I am still dreaming of the day when HPI or some other R/C body manufacturer would make this 1972 Pontiac Firebird into a PolyCarb body.
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Old 07-05-2012, 03:44 AM   #1176
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Thanks Darkside, it looks like I have the Performance version ( oh dear !).....

How do they compare performance wise ? I realise they arent legal in the U.S , but for club racing here , it wont matter. Once they wear out , I will buy the correct items , I might add.
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Thanks Darkside, it looks like I have the Performance version ( oh dear !).....

How do they compare performance wise ? I realise they arent legal in the U.S , but for club racing here , it wont matter. Once they wear out , I will buy the correct items , I might add.
Several locals ran them during the HPI tire shortage that happened. They were comparable traction on carpet (some think slightly better) but suffered in durability. I do not think you will have any major issues or be running circles around the field because of them.
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:54 AM   #1178
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I am still dreaming of the day when HPI or some other R/C body manufacturer would make this 1972 Pontiac Firebird into a PolyCarb body.
The Nikko firebird could be sacrificed to a backpour....
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come on...Ill mail it to HPI tomorrow...or Protoform?....or...whomever
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come on...Ill mail it to HPI tomorrow...or Protoform?....or...whomever
Ok Myron, you have a deal! I am bringing my Nikko '72 Firebird with me to the USVTA+ Southern Nationals in September. If you promise to get it in the right hands (i.e. HPI or Protoform) then I will hand it over to you.
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If we can make a buck. McCallister will pull them. By that I mean if we can make a mold from the Nikko then they will pull the shells for us.
Then all we need is some good photos of the lights and trim and I think I could photoshop a decal sheet together. I bet Seils could print them for us.
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If we can make a buck. McCallister will pull them. By that I mean if we can make a mold from the Nikko then they will pull the shells for us.
Then all we need is some good photos of the lights and trim and I think I could photoshop a decal sheet together. I bet Seils could print them for us.
If you guys do make this car I would like a couple of them
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Me 2 me 2 would like 5 please
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would still like to see the concourse winners from last years nats please
if any body has pics
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would still like to see the concourse winners from last years nats please
if any body has pics
I don't need pictures....I painted it!!!!!!!! 68 Camaro with Dog and Suds livery
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