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Old 11-15-2003, 04:54 PM   #7171
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So where do you expect to be in the big race? practise going well?
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Old 11-15-2003, 05:00 PM   #7172
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So where do you expect to be in the big race? practise going well?
Low A-main or High B-main .... I`m trying out all of my New Batteries and a few well Balanced 23T Xenon Stock Motors.. I have been able to better my average lap time by .2 so things are looking good also there will be all of the people that placed in the top 3 at the past couple of Xenon/Alex races..so comp will be tough ... but whats good about this Race is that there will be no Novice Racers so no broken parts for me
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Old 11-15-2003, 05:11 PM   #7173
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Just start with 40wt...
Or 30W if he has the stock pistions.. from what I have been hearing ALEx will include a new pistion with the R3 teflon and 1.2mm keep your fingers crossed
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well off to the track for more practice
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Old 11-15-2003, 06:06 PM   #7174
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Im hoping for Mid A or High B main today as well, regional meeting down at Elsemere Port. Im racing stock, taking a monster and p2k2 down.
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Old 11-15-2003, 06:42 PM   #7175
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Low A-main or High B-main .... I`m trying out all of my New Batteries and a few well Balanced 23T Xenon Stock Motors.. I have been able to better my average lap time by .2 so things are looking good also there will be all of the people that placed in the top 3 at the past couple of Xenon/Alex races..so comp will be tough ... but whats good about this Race is that there will be no Novice Racers so no broken parts for me
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No broken parts.... famous last words
Surely if there were novice drivers the heats would be sorted into rough ability groups? Normaly there isn't a problem with driving with erratic drivers when you're not so erratic. It's quite good at my club because the top heat is always pretty regular so I get to race with the same guys every week, some you have to be careful about

Good luck, go know another 0.1 off your lap times
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Old 11-15-2003, 06:47 PM   #7176
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I wish I was racing tomorrow geting itchy stick thumbs

Got to wait until Monday, then I'll be trying for top 3 If I drive like I did last week and th car handles as well it should be possible now I'll have more speed too
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Old 11-15-2003, 06:51 PM   #7177
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Hi Dave,

I am curious with this charger being sold by Alex Racing. Do you have any info on the performance and how it compares to the CDC by Eagle Racing and maybe Millenium Pro by Novak? We havent seen the charger locally so we dont have any knowledge, perhaps you have seen other racers use it in Japan. Any info will be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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Old 11-15-2003, 07:17 PM   #7178
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don't worry guys, I ended up hardwiring. Finaly got it neat enough for my liking
Now I need to tidy up the stupidly long servo leads
lol, I do the same thing with my servo wires
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Old 11-15-2003, 07:24 PM   #7179
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Default Gearing HELP!!

Can someone help me? I'm running a 10 turn single, with 100 tooth spur.

any help would be appreciated.


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Low A-main or High B-main .... I`m trying out all of my New Batteries and a few well Balanced 23T Xenon Stock Motors.. I have been able to better my average lap time by .2 so things are looking good also there will be all of the people that placed in the top 3 at the past couple of Xenon/Alex races..so comp will be tough ... but whats good about this Race is that there will be no Novice Racers so no broken parts for me
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Can someone help me? I'm running a 10 turn single, with 100 tooth spur.

any help would be appreciated.


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It's hard to give gearing advice without know the track you race on. You should ask the guys at your track what overall ratio they are using and work backwards from there to find a rough idea of what you need.
I run my stock motor indoors and use 20-22 tooth pinions and a 69 spur gear, outdoors on a medium sized track I use a 28-29pinion, on a larger track I could easily see me using a 34 and my indoor track isn't exactly tiny. With a different stock motor like a P2K2 I'd expect to gear 2 or 3 teeth higher atleast. It varies a huge amount.

Do you have any idea's about gearing for other motors at your track? Do you crash a lot? What make of motor is it?
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Old 11-15-2003, 07:34 PM   #7182
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Can someone help me? I'm running a 10 turn single, with 100 tooth spur.

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Just run the same final drive ratio you would with any other car running a 10 single...
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Old 11-15-2003, 07:35 PM   #7183
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Fly me out there, I'll race with ya
pick me up on the way would you?
I'm not doing anything tomorrow except maybe watching the English rugby team kick the **** out of the French rugby team should be a VERY fun thing to see
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pick me up on the way would you?
I'm not doing anything tomorrow except maybe watching the English rugby team kick the **** out of the French rugby team should be a VERY fun thing to see
Go France!!

Nah just kidding, I dont even know how rugby is played...
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Go France!!

Nah just kidding, I dont even know how rugby is played...
hehe I don't know all the rules myself, but it's a bit like american football but with no forward passing, a lot less stopping and starting and very minimal protection. None of this namby pamby massive body armour
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