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Old 10-13-2004, 07:21 AM   #31
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i think the new GT is going to be one hell of a contender, and if they put half the work that losi has into their new beast, it will be a formidable machine for sure!



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Old 10-13-2004, 10:53 AM   #32
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Old 10-13-2004, 02:54 PM   #33
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beetle - From someone who admittedly has never been to an important race, you sure talk.
At least it's good natured and not serious. Some people get outta hand with the ae vs. losi thing. Personally I go with "run what ya brung!!"

I'll believe about the "New GT" when I see one at the track.
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Old 10-13-2004, 03:32 PM   #34
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It's coming..
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Old 10-13-2004, 03:51 PM   #35
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lol, show me a pic!!
Not necessarily that I don't believe it, more like when I see one I'll know I can buy one. Till then it's gonna be rebuild time for my beatin to death current GT.
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Old 10-13-2004, 06:26 PM   #36
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beetle - From someone who admittedly has never been to an important race, you sure talk.
what can i say, its what im good at

seriously though, this is my first season even owning a REAL rc truck. im just a sarchastic smart-ass with a niche in comedy. class clown if you will. the guys i usually run with here are usually far more concerned about having a good time than they are making headlines or winning races. its usually a very close knit, fun loving time. actually, im a big losi fan, i just love my GT too much to get a XXXNT.

but my momma taught me if i cant say anything nice not to say anything at all. so if im being a jerk, chances are im just messin with ya
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Old 10-14-2004, 10:24 AM   #37
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lol, show me a pic!!

I have been told by two very fast Ae drivers thats the new GT is on the way .....

Can you say complete domination ?


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Old 10-14-2004, 10:33 AM   #38
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*looks at calendar*

Well..they've got six months. Our truck is done...and we're waiting

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Old 10-14-2004, 07:19 PM   #39
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hey guys

looks like i am getting the FT GT

tire question at my local track the GT does very well and step pins are the tire of choice on a loomy track

does anyone make the tires pre-mounted i hate mounting tires

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good choice on the FT GT. you wont be disappointed!

mounting tires is easy, if you have a big ole rubber band if not, go to CVS or staples and get some regular sized rubber bands that are super thick. just wrap it around the tire once the glue is in and it should set up niceley in about a minute
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If you don't mind running losi rims or tires, they sell pre mounted step pins.

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do the losi rims fit on the GT without me having to make any mods to the truck and where can i get them

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i think they would, provided you get the right axle diameter. id try horizon hobbies

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If you use Losi rims on your Gt the wheel base well be to wide( Not legal)

The Losi rim has alot more off-set compared to the Ae rim ....

You can bash around with um ,but for racing , I don`t think so
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I doubt any club tracks would care about the width. Unless ya started lapping everybody all the time. I've yet to be at a race where they teched any of the cars. But you'll probably get different handling due to the wider offset. Here's how an engineer puts it: (quote from Jodie [email protected] GT forums)
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After a little thought I decided that the slidy feeling of the front end was caused by the drastic increase in the scrub radius of the tire. The scrub radius is the distance from the kingpin to the centerline of the tire. A front end with a zero scrub radius gets better traction while the tires are in the process of turning because the center of the tire doesn't scrub across the ground when the wheels are turned.
Anyhow, gluing tires isn't that difficult. I hate doing it also. But after awhile ya get pretty fast at it.
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