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Old 02-18-2018, 10:40 PM
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I had som more time for running yesterday ang I got 12 runs on the tires. With unchanged setup from rubber I got down to 57.5 mm all around using two set of rear tires that I alternate between. I am pretty much maxed out to keep the rideheight on my Eryx around 5 mm now. There is still several good runs out of the tires and I guess if you going ot compete where you start But for "hobby" use they could be atleast one mm more to start with to mach the regular rubber tires I think. Swedish national champion when Hagberg and Wilck is not home Niclas Nilsson drove the car and shaved of 0.35 seconds per lap down to 11.12 swichting from his 1/12 to my car a couple of laps. His time with 1/12 with 6.5 on the track 10.006
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Old 02-19-2018, 05:33 AM
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Yesterday one of the guys at our local track had an opportunity to try out a set of the brand new Gravity spec tires for 1/12th scale. They worked great ....... right on pace with the JFT and/or CRC specs that the rest of us have been running.
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With the death of Foam WGT can we run some of this?



Please?
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
With the death of Foam WGT can we run some of this?



Please?
WGT class is dead here be lucky if 2 people show up to run it
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Originally Posted by Marcos.J View Post
WGT class is dead here be lucky if 2 people show up to run it
If I was unclear I meant run foam touring, not WGT.
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
If I was unclear I meant run foam touring, not WGT.
ah thats dead here too
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what family of foams are these tires? are they like the 1/12th which are purples?
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If someone is holding a big race, why not field some spec foam as an exhibition class? Only allow ten entries, one or even no qualifiers, just one race. It would be a cool tech demo, in my opinion.
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
If someone is holding a big race, why not field some spec foam as an exhibition class? Only allow ten entries, one or even no qualifiers, just one race. It would be a cool tech demo, in my opinion.
Already done. Canadian Nationals in Toronto.

That event had way too many classes. To meet schedule they had to run 10+ cars in the heats along with only 5min heats.
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Originally Posted by malkiy View Post
Already done. Canadian Nationals in Toronto.

That event had way too many classes. To meet schedule they had to run 10+ cars in the heats along with only 5min heats.
Well, if they ran it as a full class with multiple qualifiers and the like, they didn't need to. Keep it simple.
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Does anyone know if a track has used foams in a weekly club race. I would like to suggest it to my club but I want to hear a success story first
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Foam tire cars sure took clean pictures, that's for sure.


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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
Foam tire cars sure took clean pictures, that's for sure.
I had that car it was amazing on foams
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
Foam tire cars sure took clean pictures, that's for sure.
Going to semi-necro post here... We run Wed & Sun with a TC 21.5 foam and TC 13.5 foam... We have 4-8 show for 21.5 and 3-4 for the 13.5. FOAM4LIFE! lol
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Originally Posted by OSS View Post
Does anyone know if a track has used foams in a weekly club race. I would like to suggest it to my club but I want to hear a success story first
My last reply should have been to your question... yes we run 2 foam classes twice a week...
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