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Old 05-27-2004, 07:13 AM   #11011
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I noticed a price drop on the R3.... is there a new kit coming soon?
No, it's just a special we are running. Last year's Reedy race was the Alex Racing Barracuda's first major race debute

The sparkle chassis version will still be available, a non-sparkle chassis version will be offered in the future as well.

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Old 05-27-2004, 07:22 AM   #11012
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Also I know of someone who is working on a 3mm chassis set for the R3 that will have a couple of changes over the Stock Layout
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Old 05-27-2004, 07:25 AM   #11013
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.. I'll post picks when it's done
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let me guess...
saddle pack configuration for cells? three where the servo and esc sit and three at the rear right. With the servo on the front right.

So have you been doing much racing yet Dave? what's your main car for the moment?
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Old 05-27-2004, 08:31 AM   #11015
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saddle pack configuration for cells? three where the servo and esc sit and three at the rear right. With the servo on the front right.

So have you been doing much racing yet Dave? what's your main car for the moment?
Nope not quite that layout ..but they do have a car here in Japan that has a saddle layout with shaft drive ...anyways the things that will be changed will be moving stuff forward about 3mm on the battery and 2~3mm on the servo along with a few other trick things ..
Main car for me right on now..? hmmmm Pro4 then my R2...after the R3 is done then its lots of track time ...I have a bunch of new toys that I have to play with when I get back from vaccation
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Old 05-27-2004, 08:41 AM   #11016
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lucky for some
I have to try and keep my one toy going
recently noticed that now it needs new ball cups for the top links, they're getting suprisingly sloppy all of a sudden.
Small things I know but add them to the expensive list of atleast one diff and some cvd's and it's getting depressing might of well have bought the second hand cuda that was on here and used it for spares the bearings would of been handy too.
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Old 05-27-2004, 09:46 AM   #11017
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JDM I like to know what stock motor brushes do they used in japan? I might like to try them out...I know there are Team Alas racing and yokomo ,kawada. Mirage,Echo, and which are better Thanks
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Old 05-27-2004, 11:39 AM   #11018
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lucky for some
I have to try and keep my one toy going
recently noticed that now it needs new ball cups for the top links, they're getting suprisingly sloppy all of a sudden.
Small things I know but add them to the expensive list of atleast one diff and some cvd's and it's getting depressing might of well have bought the second hand cuda that was on here and used it for spares the bearings would of been handy too.
I have some spare parts if you need some..
I don"t really use that I could toss your way
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Old 05-27-2004, 11:41 AM   #11019
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JDM I like to know what stock motor brushes do they used in japan? I might like to try them out...I know there are Team Alas racing and yokomo ,kawada. Mirage,Echo, and which are better Thanks
The ATALS Silver sprins are very nice and so are the Yokomo double shunts for there 23T motors Stay away from the ECHO and Kawada Brushes the Mirage one are good for about 4-5 packs and they are done
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JDM do you know the parts numbers for the yokomo and the Atlas silver ? Thanks
PS I think the atlas part # mh7-080?
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JDM do you know the parts numbers for the yokomo and the Atlas silver ? Thanks
PS I think the atlas part # mh7-080?
Don"t know them off hand but I can tell you the Part#'s in a few days
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If you really don't need them, then sure, chuck my way although not literaly though... I don't think you'd reach and if you did, it may hurt

Hope you're having a good time on your holiday

I'm trying to decide how much prep to do for Sunday's big race. Do I keep the car as it is, just do motor prep, knowing the car should hold together well, or do I do a big rebuild and clean the whole car out. Which often means something comes loose on race day but can also mean I spot a potential problem.
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If you really don't need them, then sure, chuck my way although not literaly though... I don't think you'd reach and if you did, it may hurt

Hope you're having a good time on your holiday

Just send me a PM of what parts .... I have a bunch of front Steel drive shafts and re-build parts mabe a few diff parts but you"ll have to tell me which ones
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steel universals are very handy, don't bother with diff parts, I know you'll need them at some point. I'm sure I can afford some ballcups myself

Hopefully I'll be alright for shells soon too..... and nice paint jobs will be easir for me to do.... I wonder when though
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