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Old 05-22-2006, 10:59 AM   #1
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How do you people approche a wet weather race? ie; what tyres, car setup, waterproofing and driving style??????
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i approach a wet weather race by boat

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Click on this link there are some pics from the European Touring Car Champioship 2004 that was raced in the rain


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Old 05-22-2006, 11:17 AM   #4
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With a waterproof ESC, lots of blu-tac, electrical tape and transmitter "muff" of some kind.
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crap
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;;get your self a MRT speedo fully waterproof ,they can do your reciever aswell

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I've experienced a little Offroad rain action....not the best thing in the world, gets real muddy real fast, but It's all part of racing, a new aspect that makes it fun. TC in the rain is crazy though! I'd love to do that sometime!
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I've experienced a little Offroad rain action....not the best thing in the world, gets real muddy real fast, but It's all part of racing, a new aspect that makes it fun. TC in the rain is crazy though! I'd love to do that sometime!
Theres been 2 or 3 dry meetings at my local club in the last 5 months of racing atleast once a week, wet gets real old real fast.
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If you ask me i'd say with a coat
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Drive with the same setup of in the dry only with these tyres

Rain Tires
For drivers in Europe who have to race in rain (in other countries they tend to cancel the race by rain), we at Corally now offer rain tires from Shimizu racing, D-20.

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PS-0400 Shimizu Racing medium narrow, inner mesh (D20)
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Grab the carpet car and head inside for a practice day
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The LRP Q2 and Q3 (new) are waterproof, the New receiver 3500 and pro series DSM is "fuel proof" As far as the rest.. Not sure, but I sure would like to know form the guys that has done this, racing in the rain, how you feel about stand on the driver stand with your antenna up and lighting…. Talk about a lighting rod…. LOL!!!!!
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The LRP Q2 and Q3 (new) are waterproof
Be very carefull with them, I know of many many LRPQ2's that have blown up in the wet. Including 2 myslef. The distributer has replaced every one that has blown free of charge, but its not great when you buy something "waterproof" that gives up at the sight of light precipitation
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Stay in ur gazebo while you laff at others blowing up expensive speedos and recivers!
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