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Old 03-23-2012, 03:27 PM   #1
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1. disassemble your car completely
2. change your bearings
3. change your tires/ foams
4. break something
5. race/ train
6. go shopping for your car
7. let another one try your buggy
8. drive someone else's buggy
9. crash
10. buy another buggy
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars
13. get nervous on the podium
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Old 03-23-2012, 03:33 PM   #2
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1. disassemble your car completel ARFTER EVERY CLUB DAY AND BEFORE EVERY A MAIN AT BIG TWO OR THREE DAY EVENTS WHEN THE MAIN IS LIKE NEXT DAY
2. change your bearings USUALLY I DO CLUTCH BEARINGS EVERY CLUB DAY AND A MAIN RACES AND OTHERS AS THEY NEED DOING
3. change your tires/ foams WHEN THEY ARE WORN
4. break something WHEN I STUFF UP NOT OFTEN BUT
5. race/ train ONCE A WEEK
6. go shopping for your car TWICH A WEEK LOL
7. let another one try your buggy WHEN THEY ASK
8. drive someone else's buggy WHEN I ASK
9. crash ALL THE TIME
10. buy another buggy JUST GOT A MP9
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car ALL THE TIME
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars WJEN SHE ASK
13. get nervous on the podium ALL THE TIME
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Old 03-23-2012, 03:49 PM   #3
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1. disassemble your car completely - 2 x per season (season = ~ 10 club races plus 1 or 2 trophy races)
2. change your bearings - 2 x per season
3. change your tires/ foams - 2 x per season
4. break something - Every 2nd or 3rd raceday
5. race/ train - race 2 x per month, practice weekly (avg. 2-3hrs)
6. go shopping for your car - every month or two
7. let another one try your buggy - anytime
8. drive someone else's buggy - once or twice a year
9. crash - every couple laps
10. buy another buggy - every 3 years
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car - anytime
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars - never
13. get nervous on the podium - couple times a year
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Old 03-23-2012, 04:58 PM   #4
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1. disassemble your car completely-Once per season
2. change your bearings-When needed. I do inspect them periodically and whenever I remove a part do to breaking or wear ie dog bones. And I inspect my clutch and brgs whenever I'm done for the day
3. change your tires/ foams-Never. I buy pre-glued only
4. break something-Dont keep track. Not nearly as much as I use to.
5. race/ train- Practice once a week and race twice a month. Kinda depends sometimes more.
6. go shopping for your car- Depends. I buy stuff as needed or when I see deals
7. let another one try your buggy- When asked
8. drive someone else's buggy- Not often
9. crash- Some days I can go many laps w/o crashing then theres somedays it feels like I cant go a lap w/o crashing lol
10. buy another buggy-Every 2 yrs
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car-Never. My 14 yr old twin daughters have no interest what so ever and my gf hates this hobby lol.
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars- Never anymore
13. get nervous on the podium- Sometimes mainly for big races. I think I mostly get over anxious if anything
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:20 PM   #5
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1. disassemble your car completely - Depends on the race I'm going to and race I was at. Usually once every 2 weeks.
2. change your bearings - when they need it, which isn't all that often. going to a big race, I'll put new ones in to be safe and save the used stuff for my practice car.
3. change your tires/ foams - again, depends on the race, but usually a new set every time I hit the track unless it's practice.
4. break something - it's been a while, maybe once every couple months.
5. race/ train - multiple times a week.

6. go shopping for your car - multiple times a week.
7. let another one try your buggy - not that often, but I'm always open to letting someone drive my ride during practice days.
8. drive someone else's buggy - once in a while. It takes me too long to get used to someone else's transmitter and radio settings it really doesn't help me.
9. crash - about once per qualifier...trying to work on that...
10. buy another buggy - once or twice per year, depending on how much I've been running.
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car - I've told my Dad to drive my car, but he won't lol. No wife, no kids.
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars - never. I don't even know because I don't want to know... If I'm having fun, who cares about the cost.
13. get nervous on the podium - I take it you mean driver's stand, cause I'm relaxed as ever on the podium! I get that awesome feeling before every race. It's not nerves, but sort of an adrenaline rush, butterflies, whatever you want to call it. Before and during a race, I'm focused and only think about what I have to do, run clean laps.
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:43 PM   #6
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1. disassemble your car completely
"After everytime i practice or Race"

2. change your bearings
Once a Month

3. change your tires/ foams
when needed

4. break something
usually only when i get hacked or hit...but not often..??

5. race/ train
race..?? every event i can get to, train..?? usually once or twice a week.

6. go shopping for your car
when the need for parts arise.....

7. let another one try your buggy
"Never", but i have a stand by one for others to try with same set ups.

8. drive someone else's buggy
do not like to...??? but i get asked Quite often to "Try there Cars"
but often refuse just out of "Respect"

9. crash
well i do not like to crash...LOL, so it is rare when i do there a Doozzey !!!

10. buy another buggy
usually everyother month to 3 months

11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car
All the time..!!! the funest part...LOL

12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars
family out side of wife and kids..?? "No ones Business"
but my wife and kids they already know...LOL

13. get nervous on the podium
before the race...not often i guess just kind of "Flow"...used to racing i guess?
during, no..?? i just "Zone Out" just merges in a flow...??? often forget i am driving if that makes sence...???
but i get Anxious to "Race"....if any of that makes sence...LOL
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1. disassemble your car completely
2. change your bearings
3. change your tires/ foams
4. break something
5. race/ train
6. go shopping for your car
7. let another one try your buggy
8. drive someone else's buggy
9. crash
10. buy another buggy
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars
13. get nervous on the podium
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you really have to ask?
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:49 PM   #8
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1. disassemble your car completely-Never... I do maintenance in stages. Car comes apart a lot though.
2. change your bearings-When needed. Check after every run.
3. change your tires/ foams-When needed
4. break something-A lot less lately
5. race/ train-Once/twice week
6. go shopping for your car-Daily
7. let another one try your buggy-I try to avoid that question
8. drive someone else's buggy-Refer to question 7
9. crash-Often enough to really enforce questions 7 & 8
10. buy another buggy-Depends
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car-This is the exception to the rule
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars-Less often now
13. get nervous on the podium-yet to race
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:51 PM   #9
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1. disassemble your car completely - After every race/practice day + before A-main.
2. change your bearings - When needed.
3. change your tires/ foams - When they wear out and aren't fast enough.
4. break something - Every time I go on the track.
5. race/ train - Weekly(during the season)
6. go shopping for your car - Frequently.
7. let another one try your buggy - When asked.
8. drive someone else's buggy - When I ask/they offer.
9. crash - Still a bit too often.
10. buy another buggy - Every couple of years.
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car - I don't have a wife or child. Barf.
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars - Haha. No.
13. get nervous on the podium - Never.
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1. disassemble your car completely: After every race
2. change your bearings: After 3 Races
3. change your tires/ foams: when worn
4. break something: one or twice a year
5. race/ train: race once a month, train??? does practice laps in a race counts?
6. go shopping for your car: once a month
7. let another one try your buggy: when asked
8. drive someone else's buggy: same as above
9. crash: couple times during race
10. buy another buggy: every year
11. let your wife/ child/ family drive your car: my wife hate RC
12. tell the family how much money you put in rc cars: not a chance
13. get nervous on the podium: every time!!!!
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:34 AM   #11
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I always remove the bearings every 2 racedays to clean and relube them. Also change the diffoil then. I won't let my wife drive my buggy since she hits EVERYTHING. My tyres are changed when they are worn out. I train every week. My car is only driven by me (I bought it, I drive it!). My wife has her own money where I also don't spend a cent on it so she has not to know what I pay and what I buy.
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