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Old 09-18-2007, 03:51 PM
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Do you have some experience in racing 2wd and 4wd on Carpet Tracks? Can you give me some general advice (tires, shocks...).

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Old 09-18-2007, 04:27 PM
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I don't myself but alot of European racers in th UK and other countries race on carpet. Oople.com is the perfect place to ask, not saying RCTech isn't though .
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We did 19T buggy indoors when I was in connecticut. I ran road rages. Didn't really change my setup too much from what was my outdoor one as I liked how things still felt over the big bmx black jumps we were using.

Others were (at least the truck guys) slamming there vehicles down and running them that way. I didn't like how my buggy felt coming off of jumps.

You could contact some guys who race at RC Madness indoors as I think they ran stadium trucks inside over jumps and get similar setup advice.
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Does your track allow buggies indoor? I know some get concerned that the shock towers can tear up the carpet, that's why they tend to run truck indoor since the body covers them.

I had a XXT that I got from an indoor racer, it had a sway bar and stiffer springs, but was otherwise similar to offroad setup.
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