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Old 02-22-2020, 03:39 AM
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Are all lexan pieces made using an aluminum mold? That is way cool.
I donít think so as most of the time they are resin moulds

But Willspeed do like a bit of aluminium!! 😂
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Old 02-26-2020, 03:21 PM
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UK team driver and National racer Kyle Moon had his first race with the B6.2 Willspeed, starting set up but this will change develop as he runs the car some more


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Old 02-28-2020, 01:56 AM
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More new stuff from Willspeed!! 😎

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Old 02-28-2020, 09:07 AM
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One thing I wanted to ask is battery placement. I see that there's only one battery placement option, which is full reward. I can imagine that with the more balanced aluminum chassis, battery placement is less important.

Do people still use the battery placement as a tuning aid in general? I have been placing mine full reward too and tuning the steering from there - but it still sounds that battery tray room is a marketing point
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Old 03-04-2020, 07:54 AM
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So I took a trip to Willspeed HQ today to grab a couple of bits and have a chat with the team

There are currently 7 B6 Willspeed cars in stock as well as 1 X-ray conversion if anyoneís after one

The lightweight body shell is in stock and ready to ship

Iím fitting take 1 rear hinge pin mount up later on so I can run 0 deg rear toe in for the upcoming EOS carpet race this weekend, Iíll be back on here with feedback


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Originally Posted by m3rcfh View Post
One thing I wanted to ask is battery placement. I see that there's only one battery placement option, which is full reward. I can imagine that with the more balanced aluminum chassis, battery placement is less important.

Do people still use the battery placement as a tuning aid in general? I have been placing mine full reward too and tuning the steering from there - but it still sounds that battery tray room is a marketing point
Yes you cannot move the battery around in the car but we can adjust with under lipo weights as well as switching between normal lipo as well as the low profile versions, the cars fantastic out the box on the high grip surfaces so no real need for a movable battery
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Old 03-04-2020, 08:21 AM
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Just fitted up the Take One D block, great fit and finish as per usual

Some pics and starting pull positions



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Old 03-04-2020, 10:21 AM
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Forgot to add that the above setting gives 1 deg of toe

To get 0 deg toe the D block pills need to go to the outside

From speaking with Will J he said the car rotates more quickly and holds more corner speed and feels more racey!
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do you know if the yokomo o-degree blocks are in stock? looking to order some over the pond here ...
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do you know if the yokomo o-degree blocks are in stock? looking to order some over the pond here ...
they are due back from anodising this week and will be shipped next week I was told, keep an eye on the Willspeed Facebook/Instagram
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cool. Got some ordered today for a few of us here.
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So took a trip to my local carpet club 1066 racing in Hastings today

The B6.1 Willspeed was going really well tonight, the set up was the same as itís last outing but with the new Willspeed Take One D block fitted, I was running 0 deg rear toe

Wow what a difference this part made!

The car had so much more corner speed and on power steering, I could gain at least a car length or two on the sweeping on power corners, if you havenít bought one yet get one! 👍🏻

Had some good battles in qualifying and ended up in P4 in the A final, 1st leg I got tagged at the start and was stone last and half a lap down, I got my head down and clicked off the laps and ended up getting back to 4th spot

A final leg 2, got off to a good start this time and was sitting in 3rd on the first lap and had a good battle with Andrew Coley, he made a mistake which put me up to 2nd, Ben was away and gone at the front so clicked off the laps and kept it clean and bought it home in 2nd

Had a nice few comments from the fellow racers on my 2nd run which was cool

The overall was a 4/2 which got me 2nd overall for the evening, well happy! 👍🏻






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Fun night Mark Headling , really enjoyed our race in leg 2! Shame I blew leg one so badly...though of course I blame Ben, he crashed from the lead and I hit him ; )

For anyone interested I run a 'normal' AE 6.2 rather than a full WillSpeed car...but I also tried the 'Take one' D hangar last night and it was great; mid corner especially faster for me.

Loving the car generally...almost took TQ which I haven't done for YEARS!! To be honest just happy to be on the pace of our local fast guy.

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Originally Posted by andrewcoley View Post
Fun night Mark Headling , really enjoyed our race in leg 2! Shame I blew leg one so badly...though of course I blame Ben, he crashed from the lead and I hit him ; )

For anyone interested I run a 'normal' AE 6.2 rather than a full WillSpeed car...but I also tried the 'Take one' D hangar last night and it was great; mid corner especially faster for me.

Loving the car generally...almost took TQ which I haven't done for YEARS!! To be honest just happy to be on the pace of our local fast guy.
Yes was a brilliant nights racing, we were both on it, letís hope this form continues!! 😂👍🏻
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Uh oh, looks like I might need to step my game up
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