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Old 10-23-2014, 08:04 AM   #16
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are those aluminum blocks compatible with lightning 12 as well?
They will work if you space the wheel out 1.5mm. Look for some new parts coming out for the Lightning 12 soon!
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Old 11-07-2014, 01:30 AM   #17
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Those are just off the shelf xceed tires.

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Ooh that looks nice. If my old car wasn't so perfect I might have to get one. What wheels are those? Are they an actual, available tire or just cool looking mock-ups?
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Old 12-18-2014, 03:23 PM   #18
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Build of the lightning10 for www.rcf1.fr

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if only it was in my budget this year... wgt is picking up around here.
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you should go for it , specialy if you already have a lightning12 ! they share a lot of parts.
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I thought about converting one. But I think it would cost almost$200 lol.
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Lightning 10 review in french for www.rcf1.fr
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:14 AM   #23
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I just wanted to post a pic of the set up I've been using on my VBC WGT.

I run on a 90 x 40 high bite carpet track. We run 17.5 and 13.5 classes.
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Old 06-07-2015, 02:43 AM   #24
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New LM version of the Lightning10, released just one week before Le Mans, comes with an LMP style body shell and a set of tires, all for US$229! Some cost savings with fibreglass replacing many carbon components (but it still has the graphite axle), looks like an excellent car to get into that class (here in the UK, some body shells of that style are allowed)!

http://www.redrc.net/2015/06/vbc-lig...h-pan-car-kit/

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New LM version of the Lightning10, released just one week before Le Mans, comes with an LMP style body shell and a set of tires, all for US$229! Some cost savings with fibreglass replacing many carbon components (but it still has the graphite axle), looks like an excellent car to get into that class (here in the UK, some body shells of that style are allowed)!

http://www.redrc.net/2015/06/vbc-lig...h-pan-car-kit/
Nice, and only $269 incl fedex shipping to Europe.

Wonder how it compares to the SP LM-1 which I still haven't found a stable asphalt setup for. The side springs seems easier to reach, and I'm happy to see that the damper tubes/tube screws aren't made from plastic.
I also guess the VBC has more tire options.
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Nice, and only $269 incl fedex shipping to Europe.

Wonder how it compares to the SP LM-1 which I still haven't found a stable asphalt setup for. The side springs seems easier to reach, and I'm happy to see that the damper tubes/tube screws aren't made from plastic.
I also guess the VBC has more tire options.
This should be all the same as the normal Lightning10 (meaning standard 1:10 pan car tyres, easy to get!).

I'd expect the fibreglass chassis to have a bit more flex? Could help on asphalt...
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This should be all the same as the normal Lightning10 (meaning standard 1:10 pan car tyres, easy to get!).

I'd expect the fibreglass chassis to have a bit more flex? Could help on asphalt...
Back in the days when cars came both ways, fiberglass was sometimes better.
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This should be all the same as the normal Lightning10 (meaning standard 1:10 pan car tyres, easy to get!).

I'd expect the fibreglass chassis to have a bit more flex? Could help on asphalt...
Couldn't help myself and ordered one. If I stop posting for a while the wife probably found out and put me in hospital.

The kit foams are BSR, looks like purples on the picture. Do I, a complete foam noob, need to learn all about truing or do the different height inserts let me just slide the tires on and swap them left to right after each pack?
And are the standard 1:10 pan car tires the same size as 1:10 World GT tires?

Looking forward to the build, but not so sure about masking and painting. If I recall correctly the SP LM-1 was a lot of work, so I might stick to a single colour, plaster it with stickers and call it my training body
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It says it comes with the WGT spec tires which are Lilacs. Run them big on asphalt but for carpet you will want to true them down a ways.
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It says it comes with the WGT spec tires which are Lilacs. Run them big on asphalt but for carpet you will want to true them down a ways.
Thanks, I missed the (importance of the) spec part.
Lilac is just a shade of purple, right?

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