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Old 09-18-2018, 05:09 PM
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Wow...looks cool! I just saw the post on RedRC . I really like the design solutions you came up with...I hope it does well!
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Glad to see you! Hope things are going well. Hope you fared well through the typhoon.

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Old 09-19-2018, 12:06 AM
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Wow...looks cool! I just saw the post on RedRC . I really like the design solutions you came up with...I hope it does well!

Getting the kudos from Manny is really an huge score for me.
I've to admit that the idea comes from his job

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Old 09-19-2018, 01:28 AM
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Great to see the revival of the nice "cigar" F1's.
I still race from time to time with the masterpiece body's original created by Manny. Now with a hard to see black rear spoiler, it is just as fast as the regular F1's.And everyone loves it.

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spec a 25.5 and gearing and ill run it . or make it 1cell 21.5 or something ... it needs to be driveable if the class is too fast it will die due to destroyed cars catch the sweeper one time at speed and its done ...
so i say 1cell 21.5 no minimum weight no stupid body weight either.... like the vta tires on it as well.
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Originally Posted by jlfx car audio View Post
spec a 25.5 and gearing and ill run it . or make it 1cell 21.5 or something ... it needs to be driveable if the class is too fast it will die due to destroyed cars catch the sweeper one time at speed and its done ...
so i say 1cell 21.5 no minimum weight no stupid body weight either.... like the vta tires on it as well.
Spec. gearing and 25.5 sounds reasonable to me. And I agree, it'll die in a hurry from all the "folded" cars...
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Old 09-19-2018, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by jlfx car audio View Post
spec a 25.5 and gearing and ill run it . or make it 1cell 21.5 or something ... it needs to be driveable if the class is too fast it will die due to destroyed cars catch the sweeper one time at speed and its done ...
so i say 1cell 21.5 no minimum weight no stupid body weight either.... like the vta tires on it as well.
nice catch on the VTA Tires. Now Im really interested. Just need to know whos selling it. And a price to make the final decision
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Old 09-19-2018, 08:11 AM
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The Fenix solution is different from the VF1 club. The VF1 cars were over top ultra detailed cars with VTA rims and tires. Beautiful works of art but targeted to a smaller select group of racers with specific skills and philosophies. The Fenix car is for the masses and and doesn't deviate much from a standard F1. It isn't going to fold in half in a crash nor does it require special rules. It uses normal F1 tires and everything else but just requires a shorter battery. You could run it with standard F1's under the same rules if needed.
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Vintage Formula 1.... hummmmm... with a KISS rules

I like it
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Originally Posted by DavidNERODease View Post
It isn't going to fold in half in a crash nor does it require special rules. It uses normal F1 tires and everything else but just requires a shorter battery. You could run it with standard F1's under the same rules if needed.
So, I guess you've built and driven the car? How does it fare with today's "conventional" F1 cars?
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$100 combo ... straight blinky and very small... plus make a fix spur and pinion and spec... oh?... Gravity only tires.. cheap and last long time...

https://www.teamassociated.com/parts/details/297C-ASC297C-blackbox_600z_esc_sonic_540-ft_21_5_combo/
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How much is the kit
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KE4, I stated the obvious regarding it's design and said nothing about its performance vs standard F1s. Just trying to clear up some developing confusion.
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How much is the kit
we are all still waiting to hear. And who will sell it.
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I too am interested in the price point and where to purchase in the U.S. I've always wanted a RC F1. I'd use it for a shelf queen, even without electrics.
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