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Old 12-28-2017, 09:31 PM
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Anyone running this chassis?

Can't find much info about it.


Love these features:


1. Sliding ride height adjustment.

2. O-ring battery hold down.

3. Easy battery position adjustment.

4. Big center shock, and looks easy to adjust shock lengths.

5. Looks beautiful~



If you are running this chassis, please post your thoughts and pictures.


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https://www.rctech.net/forum/electri...-12-forum.html has a wiki at front of most common 1/12th on road pan cars

LAB P12 PAN CAR 1/12 ? CapricornRC has some various photos in that link below.

Lab P12 manual rel. 1.2 ? CapricornRC

car is rather new, appears below has them now, prior to that you would have had to order direct from italy
US or NA distributor is Capricorn Lab P12 1/12 Pan Car
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Is that an Associated front end?
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Looks like a CRC rear pod and Associated front end. Upper arms look beefier though which is nice.
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its an xenon front end parts are interchangeable between r5 based front ends. rear pod is their own.
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Guess they forgot the upper arm caster shims / clips.
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Kind of a bit of everything with their own carbon parts, AE frontend not Xenon. Xenon lower arms are not curved and are flat on top, these have the ridge and are curved so AE for sure. Serpent body posts, servo mounts look like ones used by Hyperdrive and a few other kits. Not sure on the slider rear pod as I don't have any CRC cars currently.
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just built a CRC CK25 for a racer at our track, slider pod is not same as CRC other than maybe red anodizing. some like RSD, Corally, and some conversions like Zen have slider pods of variated designs. looking at manual, appears pod pivot system is like the Serpent car.
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The real pod is actually pretty smart...it's a slide type but with shims and a screw in the upper side... So you can easily set the ride height equally l&r and or won't shift under impacts. A nice evolution or the CRC concept in my opinion

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Yes, the rear pod design looks quite racer friendly.
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I ran mine for the first time yesterday with the new aluminum chassis on high bite black carpet. Car is a bit of a mix between serpent and top. The rear pod is very easy to set and adjust.
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Will you mind posting some pictures of your ride please?


What do you think about the plastics (front arms for example), are they firm or soft?


Where did you get your kit and the aluminum chassis from?


Sorry for the multiple questions. I'm very interested in one, but can't find any "real" info about this kit other than the manufacturer's descriptions and official pictures.


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I ran mine for the first time yesterday with the new aluminum chassis on high bite black carpet. Car is a bit of a mix between serpent and top. The rear pod is very easy to set and adjust.
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Rctarget.com is the distributor in north america for Capricorn. Arms are a medium/hardish plastic. More than firm enough for black carpet racing. First picture is of a friends car with the carbon chassis
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Originally Posted by Ted Su(TW) View Post
Will you mind posting some pictures of your ride please?


What do you think about the plastics (front arms for example), are they firm or soft?


Where did you get your kit and the aluminum chassis from?


Sorry for the multiple questions. I'm very interested in one, but can't find any "real" info about this kit other than the manufacturer's descriptions and official pictures.


Thank you.
car is a recent release. many top drivers are snapped up by bigger or more well established 1/12th car companies. this results in high quality 12th cars receiving very little attention, comments, etc. looking at 12th scale wiki you see this with 10-13 brands of 12th cars
21 Dec 2017, new products Capricorn P12 Aluminium Chassis & TE-03 Upper Deck | RCNews.net - RC Car News
Oct 17, 2017, The new Lab P12 1/12th Pan Car is ready LAB P12 PAN CAR 1/12 ? CapricornRC
Aug 9, 2017 car was announced https://www.bigsquidrc.com/capricorn-c-12p-pan-car/
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I'm about to place an order. What spare parts will you recommend?


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Rctarget.com is the distributor in north america for Capricorn. Arms are a medium/hardish plastic. More than firm enough for black carpet racing. First picture is of a friends car with the carbon chassis
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