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Old 03-01-2011, 08:20 AM   #91
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Thanks, I appreciate that.

Here I am at Mikes and you will see I need some practice:
http://www.rccoh.com/IMG/videos/dm-1.gulfcoast.rw.html

But it's more me needing to upgrade my charger as well as my radio first. (hyperion dual with large power supply and upgrading my 3PM to a 4PKS) That's a grand right there and my monthly budget is only between $300 and $600 per month, so I need a little time.

I'll certainly be picking your brains though. And I am sure that I will be itching to get out there once I see a bunch of other GT's.

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Old 03-01-2011, 08:24 AM   #92
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I'll be there with car and equipment.

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Like Pit said, there will be enough GT folks there to provide assistance on how to set up these cars. Racers from Austin are great bunch of guys
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:57 PM   #94
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Yes we are.
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HAHA.. Very good guys, thanks!

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Old 03-02-2011, 06:48 PM   #96
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I'm sold on the tires. At the track today it was clearly obvious that I was faster with them. For one I could finally hit WOT on the straight. I could accomplish this because I could brake much later as well as carry much more speed through the corner at the end of the straight.

NICE!! Like a whole new car.

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Yes, the sweeps will do that for you. Once you go sweeps you'll never look back. Which exp did you run with/
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Yes, the sweeps will do that for you. Once you go sweeps you'll never look back. Which exp did you run with/
45 treaded.

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Tread vs. slick?

I understand if the track is dirty tires with tread could be better, but what about a purpose built track that is sprayed? Can anyone think of a reason that a treaded tire would be better? I have always used slick, but I have always wondered....
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On a prepped track you will want the slicks. They are great on VHT.
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Tread vs. slick?

I understand if the track is dirty tires with tread could be better, but what about a purpose built track that is sprayed? Can anyone think of a reason that a treaded tire would be better? I have always used slick, but I have always wondered....
There may be a time you need to loosen up the car a bit, or take away some steering. Tires are the best way to do this if your car feels good overall, much better than mucking with the setup.
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On a prepped track you will want the slicks. They are great on VHT.
The slicks are 'bout great on almost everything! We have a racer that uses his treaded tires that are slicks in the middle and still have the treads on the sides on a misty morning and they were HOOKED!
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Was that Flyin Hawaiian you were talking about? At the end of the main he found out one of his rear tires(old set of treaded EXP 45s) was shreaded with foam showing.......And yes, he was hooked up
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Was that Flyin Hawaiian you were talking about? At the end of the main he found out one of his rear tires(old set of treaded EXP 45s) was shreaded with foam showing.......And yes, he was hooked up
Hey Bassman2 - Where in Texas are you racing. I've got to be in Dallas in a few weeks for a family function and may have some spare time Sunday morning. NOT traveling with RC stuff.

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We race every sat. from about 1-5:30ish at the north location of Hobbytown Austin. Track sets up around 9a.m. and there's plenty of track time and spectators around.
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