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Old 09-11-2019, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Sir 51D3WAYS View Post
Foam tyre. Too high of a CS ratio can make the car undriveable, so watch out.

I think the highest cs I own has been around 2.8 but that chassis has long been gone. But I keep seeing people now going into some super high cs ratios to run their cs car with the RWD crowd, I don't really need to as I have dedicated RWD cars I can use but I figure it would be a fun project.
Also due to you mentioning the p34, it reminded me to get working on my 6 wheeler touring car. It was looking pretty with its 3d printed parts until a trigger finger kid playing with a Traxxas accidentally smacked the front of it breaking the 3d printed front, so I had to last-minute make a new one from some scrap g10 someone had in their trunk using a drill and saw and the some of the broken bits so not pretty at all. Now it is almost all disassemble waiting for parts.
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:00 PM
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Im getting really tired of filling out job applications.
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:43 PM
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Im getting really tired of filling out job applications.
are they all online?

I went through that 19 years ago when tried to get away from the automotive business. Absolute nightmare
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:21 PM
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Yeah, companies put their job applications online thinking it would make it easier for them to find well-qualified candidates, but they apparently never anticipated needing to weed-out a vastly-larger number of poorly-qualified candidates, so the online applications eventually morphed into endurance tests full of irrelevant questions that only serve as ways for hiring managers to pare-down the number of resumes the have to read to a number they can stand to read. The best way to get a job is still to know someone who can hire you.
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Old 09-11-2019, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by fyrstormer View Post
Yeah, companies put their job applications online thinking it would make it easier for them to find well-qualified candidates, but they apparently never anticipated needing to weed-out a vastly-larger number of poorly-qualified candidates, so the online applications eventually morphed into endurance tests full of irrelevant questions that only serve as ways for hiring managers to pare-down the number of resumes the have to read to a number they can stand to read. The best way to get a job is still to know someone who can hire you.
FWIW, only my very first (part-time) job was obtained through knowing a school friend. The rest I got online....
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Old 09-11-2019, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Speed Chaser View Post
I think the highest cs I own has been around 2.8 but that chassis has long been gone. But I keep seeing people now going into some super high cs ratios to run their cs car with the RWD crowd, I don't really need to as I have dedicated RWD cars I can use but I figure it would be a fun project.
Also due to you mentioning the p34, it reminded me to get working on my 6 wheeler touring car. It was looking pretty with its 3d printed parts until a trigger finger kid playing with a Traxxas accidentally smacked the front of it breaking the 3d printed front, so I had to last-minute make a new one from some scrap g10 someone had in their trunk using a drill and saw and the some of the broken bits so not pretty at all. Now it is almost all disassemble waiting for parts.
I have no idea what your car might possibly even handle like...

Now off to the tamiya plamodel factory outlet...
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First time in few months I’m getting back to what was normal. Early morning and evening runs. Kinda wanted to head back out. But Sky is flashing with lightning. Looks to be mostly up north.

Only minor basement work tonight. Last nights garbage went to dumpster.

Rooms got the new flooring almost complete today. It’s possible that tomorrow night I can finally start moving back into the rooms. I’m really curious how this is going to end up. Plus to see how much space I’ll have in n main room considering I’ve basically thrown out most of my old furniture.
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I’d really like to know more about how this crash happened. I see how, but there must have been an oil spot. Not just rain


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Old 09-11-2019, 09:19 PM
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Id really like to know more about how this crash happened. I see how, but there must have been an oil spot. Not just rain


https://youtu.be/2ktf_RMvEsg
Lots of rain in a very short amount of time, and cars on slicks. From what I heard there was a several inch deep "stream" flowing across the track. They all hit that water and lost it into the barrier.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Sir 51D3WAYS View Post
I have no idea what your car might possibly even handle like...

Now off to the tamiya plamodel factory outlet...
The cs one? Well, the higher your cs gets the closer it feels to RWD, without needing a gyro. Hopefully, that description helps
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:28 PM
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To help drift rear wheel drive could just just run a little drag on the front wheels?
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Speed Chaser View Post
The cs one? Well, the higher your cs gets the closer it feels to RWD, without needing a gyro. Hopefully, that description helps
No. Your 6 wheeler tourer with a front motor....
I know full well how a cs drifter handles.
Also I urgently need to know if I can fit a shorty into a tb evo 6 ms... One has popped up for an unbeatable price...

And here is a pic for you.


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The six wheeler touring chassis is quite interesting to drive to say the least. It's definitely from all of my other chassis. As to the tb 6 ms its designed to fit full-size lipos so it can definitely fit a shorty pack as to how you would mount it that's up to you.

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To help drift rear wheel drive could just just run a little drag on the front wheels?
In a rwd chassis at least with me I want those front wheels to be as free moving as possible.
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:48 PM
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And here is a pic for you.

I've never had treats like that in my entire life.
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Old 09-12-2019, 05:44 AM
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I’m simple. Give me cake, ice cream, brownies. No fancy deserts needed.



Found a old set of Hpi VTA Tires. At least 7 years old. See what happens.
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