R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-05-2011, 01:07 PM   #5536
Registered User
 
snrscion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Garden Grove
Posts: 959
Trader Rating: 21 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to snrscion Send a message via Yahoo to snrscion
Default

Anybody is up for racing GT8 this weekend at the transit center in L.A
very big track, now you can really see how fast these GT8 can go?

G.L.A.R.C.R.C. RACING NEWS

Next scheduled club race is Sunday April 10, 2011. Setup begins at 8:30am Saturday with practice all day, racing Sunday
snrscion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2011, 03:20 PM   #5537
Tech Elite
 
Chris K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Independence, MO
Posts: 2,572
Trader Rating: 46 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gashuffer View Post
For all you IGT guys. Has anyone switched the servo saver around so that you can run the steering linkage on the outside?
Quote:
Originally Posted by *1speedy View Post
I would say most of us lol
OK.... I'll be the dummy..... WHY????
__________________
Wherever you go; there you are!
Chris K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 02:24 AM   #5538
Tech Champion
 
gashuffer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: RcVille
Posts: 5,230
Trader Rating: 48 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris K View Post
OK.... I'll be the dummy..... WHY????
Thats not a dumb question.I want to run an actual turn buckle and with the crank in the center there are clearance issues plus with the way the steering link is attached it looks like it will slip eventually with all the vibration,it's not 100 percent secure. Running a turnbuckle alsontakes away the slop and I think it looks better.
__________________
T-Sal
gashuffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 04:19 AM   #5539
Tech Elite
 
Chris K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Independence, MO
Posts: 2,572
Trader Rating: 46 (100%+)
Default

Ahhhhh, I see said the blind man!!!!!!

I actually converted mine to a turnbuckle; but didn't turn it for whatever goofy reason. Now when I get home, I'll need to check and see why??? I could have wacked my angles (not true 90s) or raised it up too high and got funny angles that way... OR used extremely small hardware and made it work! NOW I'm anxious to get back home to check!!!

Thanks!!!!!
__________________
Wherever you go; there you are!
Chris K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 04:30 AM   #5540
Tech Elite
 
Jspeed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: America!
Posts: 3,513
Default

Chris,

I also have mine on the side, but if I could have made it work in the center position it would be there. Keeping weight, no matter how small, in the centerline of the chassis, in theory, is the best way to go. Hope it works for you.
Jspeed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 08:35 AM   #5541
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 442
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

Make sure you check the amount of steering throw in both directions, you may loose a few degrees on one side because of binding on the other side. The 17 degree c-hubs have stops built into them to prevent overtravel.
williamw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 09:07 AM   #5542
Tech Elite
 
TommyBlazin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: jersey
Posts: 2,580
Trader Rating: 29 (100%+)
Default

i strongly suggest taking out those "stops" no need to limit steering... i am currentlly going right now, to my buddy who has a machine shop, and are going to shave 3mm off front of upper a-arms for push forward for less caster....will report w/pix...opening day this weekend, damm shame novarossi couldnt get there motos in, i was GOING to grab a rally kangaroo and flash... o well...its not there fault, damm CUSTOMS..holding ish up!!! SUCKS!!!! I have never raced anything other than novarossi in 12 years, well one or 2 rb's but they USED to be the same, now i think there half/half asai/novarossi... "Nothing and i mean NOTHING like a novarossi"
__________________
Thinking on maybe a Tekno 1/8 Nitro Buggy?
TommyBlazin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 09:21 AM   #5543
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 442
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

Be carefull if you remove the stops. If the universals bind at full lock you will snap them.

Last edited by williamw; 04-06-2011 at 11:25 AM.
williamw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 09:40 AM   #5544
Tech Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 884
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

I concur , I have snapped a couple after removing all of the stop material. I'm very careful with endpoints on my radio.
__________________
People spend their lives worrying about death. I'm sliding in broadside h ollering "Wow, what a ride"
spooky 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 11:19 AM   #5545
Tech Elite
 
TommyBlazin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: jersey
Posts: 2,580
Trader Rating: 29 (100%+)
Default

even with the leightweight version universals?because i dont notice any binding what so ever?
__________________
Thinking on maybe a Tekno 1/8 Nitro Buggy?
TommyBlazin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 11:31 AM   #5546
Tech Champion
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 5,958
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rageworks View Post
Bolt that JPX.21 in it. It will have all the low-end torque with
top end revs that you can use and then some. My JPX.21, that
Maximo(Neal) at CRE modded for me, is one mean s.o.b. in my
DM-1 Pro. The JPX engines are Picco based and have some of
the best crankshafts and con rods there is. Run times aren't that
bad either, not near as thirsty as the RB 928 that I run in one of my
other DM-1s.
As far as that SH (Losi454) engine goes, use it for bashing in
one of your LSTs.
Thanks for the advice.. One minor little factor gnawing at me though is that for the 454 I have the Fioroni clutch - already have it... - which is fantastically low-maintenance.. For the JPX I'd have to go buy some new buggy-racing clutch.. The Ascendancy clutch here is pretty cheap, so I'd probably get that.. The Fioroni though is just so set-and-forget....
__________________
-Team Associated RC8.2, RC8T CE, & SC8 with 1.) Argus A52/0801, 2.) RB Fire 11/2058 or 053, 3.) RB Blast V9/2045, 4.) Nosram RS.30RR/JP-4, & 5.) modded Nosram RS.21RR/086
-LST2 #1 with Losi 454 & LST2 #2 with Dynamite Big Red .28
-Ofna DM-1 with silver Mach 427/2047
-TT MT4 G3
Herrsavage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 02:43 PM   #5547
Tech Champion
 
gashuffer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: RcVille
Posts: 5,230
Trader Rating: 48 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TommyBlazin View Post
even with the leightweight version universals?because i dont notice any binding what so ever?
Are you noticing this with or without load? Also consider the rpm's you are running will easily shred'em
__________________
T-Sal
gashuffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 04:59 PM   #5548
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 442
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

It's not the RPM that breaks them. If you bind the universal under power they will snap.
williamw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 05:00 PM   #5549
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 116
Default

Has anyone converted their diff gears to the ofna spiral diff gear and pinion? I'm curious if there is a benifit or a negative in doing so.
chaderick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 05:49 PM   #5550
Tech Elite
 
TommyBlazin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: jersey
Posts: 2,580
Trader Rating: 29 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gashuffer View Post
Are you noticing this with or without load? Also consider the rpm's you are running will easily shred'em
i havent run car yet, so i guess i will not let it travel to full throw?? this weekend season opener at floyd, you going?? i need a kangaroo rally if yall have one in stock also , lol

and ahas anyone snapped the lightweight <black> universals in front, or the silver<chrome. as i noticed the chrome's are thickers, and the lightweight is thinner? just wondering, as i havent run, but looked at this car at several angles, checking for ANY binding what so ever, cant come up with a lil glitch of any sorts...thanx....
__________________
Thinking on maybe a Tekno 1/8 Nitro Buggy?
TommyBlazin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GT class--buggy-based on road! duneland Nitro Off-Road 5 03-20-2012 11:03 AM
JRX-S based 4wd buggy?? Why was the idea scrapped? cpatel529 Electric Off-Road 33 12-08-2007 06:19 AM
WTB: .21 NovaRossi based on-road engine parts Speed_Racer R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 1 12-26-2006 11:40 AM
WTB: .21 NovaRossi based on-road engine parts Speed_Racer R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 13 09-30-2006 10:31 AM
WTB: .21 NovaRossi based on-road engine parts Speed_Racer R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 8 03-21-2006 01:05 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 12:42 PM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net