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Old 11-21-2013, 05:25 AM   #226
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I think I understand why this took a bit to come out.

It would seem that all the parts in the LM-1 kits are the new "Carbon Reinforced" material.
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Hong Kong had the esc, motor, and car available now. Plus the car is $200 + and who knows how much the combo is and when will both be available? That's why I went with Hong Kong. I think both will com out to about the same price, Hong Kong maybe less cus no taxes.
I got mine thtough speed power usa warehouse and did not pay tax to California. My total was 189 plus 16 shipping so I paid 205 Total. Also picked up a cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for 85 total for the meantime until we decide on a spec combo

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Just to let everyone know I have a huge SpeedPassion order on the way, probably due by the end of the week. I have LM kits, spares and hop ups. Our price on the LM1 is $189.99+ shipping I also ordered 10 additional body sets as well

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I got mine thtough speed power usa warehouse and did not pay tax to California. My total was 189 plus 16 shipping so I paid 205 Total. Also picked up a cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for 85 total for the meantime until we decide on a spec combo....
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I don't know about your cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for $85 USD.....our Reventon S ESC combo the ROAR legal V3 Competition motor for $79.99....I don't know why you are not picking those up while you were there for the LM1. Our Stock club race combo is only $69.99.

http://shop.speedpowerrc.com/revento...on-v3-0-combo/
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I don't know about your cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for $85 USD.....our Reventon S ESC combo the ROAR legal V3 Competition motor for $79.99....I don't know why you are not picking those up while you were there for the LM1. Our Stock club race combo is only $69.99.

http://shop.speedpowerrc.com/revento...on-v3-0-combo/
Because I jumped the gun and got things for it a while back not to mention i got 3 tuner cards i use with. When I went to pre order it I was too excited I didn't even look at anything else! the rest of electronic stuff will come off my short course truck.

Have you ran the car with a short pack and a full size? Any input
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I got mine thtough speed power usa warehouse and did not pay tax to California. My total was 189 plus 16 shipping so I paid 205 Total. Also picked up a cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for 85 total for the meantime until we decide on a spec combo




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im curios, did your chassis come with a body? i was confused if these cars came with everything such as a tamiya would? what you paid is pretty much the same as what i paid. mines came to 301.00 shipped. it just seemed easier because the package came with everything in one box, body, esc, motor, and chassis. i hope us offers this package as well because i think the motor and esc that come with it will be perfect and it is inexpensive. i wanted to get it from the us but i didnt see it in stock yet and i had to have it asap, i couldnt resist. ive been waiting for someone to make a modern day lmp car, its waaaaay past due. how can you have rc without lmp? the best racing on tv is (or was) ALMS.
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im curios, did your chassis come with a body? i was confused if these cars came with everything such as a tamiya would? what you paid is pretty much the same as what i paid. mines came to 301.00 shipped. it just seemed easier because the package came with everything in one box, body, esc, motor, and chassis. i hope us offers this package as well because i think the motor and esc that come with it will be perfect and it is inexpensive. i wanted to get it from the us but i didnt see it in stock yet and i had to have it asap, i couldnt resist. ive been waiting for someone to make a modern day lmp car, its waaaaay past due. how can you have rc without lmp? the best racing on tv is (or was) ALMS.
The pre order includes body, wheels and car for 189 and I opted for the quicker 16 shipping. That's with no esc or motor but like I mentioned I had alrwady gotten the hobbywing stuff. If you were to buy that from us warehouses and speed passion combo it comes out to $270 roughly. The only difference between yours and mine is $30 bucks but you got it a week quicker!

I also agree this class is going to be a blast!! I think two local friends are going to order 2-3 lm1!!!
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Can one of you guys that have an LM chassis give me an accurate measurement of wheelbase and front and rear track width? Thanks, Ed D
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I got mine thtough speed power usa warehouse and did not pay tax to California. My total was 189 plus 16 shipping so I paid 205 Total. Also picked up a cheap 45 amp hobbywing esc and a cheap 17.5 for 85 total for the meantime until we decide on a spec combo




Please post here when you get bodies painted.
I will probably paint up 1 or 2, but for the most part everything is for inventory
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Almost done, a few more stickers from F1 RCLab. Then boards look out :-)
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Same thing my wife said . This is what it hopefully will look like when done, at least I hope
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Same thing my wife said . This is what it hopefully will look like when done, at least I hope
Sweet!!!

Is the body that big or its just the pictures that make it look like a short course truck size?
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Can one of you guys that have an LM chassis give me an accurate measurement of wheelbase and front and rear track width? Thanks, Ed D
Wb is close to 280mm. Track should be about 200mm but I don't have the car in front of me
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thats correct wb is 280, front track os 200 and rear is 201.
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ph3rxy and juares,

did you guys have any issue with the rear diff pressure plates? mines doesnt mount over the thick part of the axle shaft, as i thought it would, instead they sit on the threads so the washers seem to be a little crooked. did you have this issue also, and have you drove the car yet to see how the diff feels? thanks
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