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Old 06-24-2006, 07:46 AM   #1
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Default Electric 2wd 1/10 Touring Car

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Old 06-24-2006, 09:51 AM   #2
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Cool! Its of Korean origins. Does any1 own Academy kits? How do they hold up? Quality?
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Old 06-24-2006, 10:08 AM   #3
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what do people think?
Don't you think it will perform better if it had independent suspension system for the rear and independent shocks for all 4 wheels? Just my opinion...

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Old 06-24-2006, 10:32 AM   #4
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Well, it would teach newcomers to race. Starting out with a pan car is a much better idea then a 4wd car. They teach things such as throtle control that tc doesn't teach.
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Old 06-24-2006, 10:35 AM   #5
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Don't you think it will perform better if it had independent suspension system for the rear and independent shocks for all 4 wheels? Just my opinion...

C'mon man which d drive touring car has independent sus. and - shocks?

I really think d drive touring cars are a good idea. Cheap to buy, Simple to maintain, cheap to run. And even if U wanna hop it up, there are not too much stuff for U to buy too...
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Old 06-24-2006, 11:13 AM   #6
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Don't you think it will perform better if it had independent suspension system for the rear and independent shocks for all 4 wheels? Just my opinion...


actually not... It will kick the crap out of a TC with IRS and shocks on all 4 corners... We've overengineered the latest generation of on road cars and a pan car will still outrun them.
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Old 06-24-2006, 04:38 PM   #7
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That's a fact. The Tamiya F103GT is d-drive and is already busting laptimes of the 4wd touring cars at tracks everywhere. For about 1/2 the price or less.
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why not just run a pan car body on these cars and call it what it is, 1/10th scale pan car.
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IT is an Academy, it will have a wobbly chassis and some nasty metals....
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On a 2wd car it is better to have a solid axle(+ a ball diff of course) instead of independent suspension because of weight transfer. Your inside wheel will always get too light on a 2wd independent suspension car and it is really easy to spin cause of this.

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why not just run a pan car body on these cars and call it what it is, 1/10th scale pan car.
I already do it bot you need a narrow chassis car like a RC10L3T or a CRC Pantoura.

Here's a rear shot of my L3T with a Stratus body on it. Gotta love the wide tires on the back....

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i would love to have one of those 10l3t's but they seem to have faded into oblivion too fast... seemed like a great class idea... fast, cheap, durable, parts readily available.......
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Specifications
■ WHEEL BASE : 257mm
■ WIDTH : F-185mm/R-188mm■ TREAD : F-161mm/R-164mm
■ TOE-IN : F-ADJUSTABLE/R-0ㅤCASTER : F-ADJUSTABLE/R-0
■ WEIGHT : 1,300g(RUNNING WEIGHT)


The NEW Academy kits are of high quality .
This SP3 XT Touring Car isnt released yet.
It is designed with the same dimensions as the STR4 to fit all 1/10 Touring Car body shells.
With a running weight of 1300g i think it will be an insane fun little racer.
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I think that the left rear might have a problem with falling off.
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It looks a bit over done to me. What with the raised up portions of the Chassis? All you need is flat sheet a graphite. As someone already said, AE 10L3 is perfect.

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