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Old 01-17-2007, 01:15 PM   #1
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I need help Ive just brought a new R/C car and i have realised that it is under wieght accoring to the regulations. Can I use anytin 2 make it weigh what it is supposed to?
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Old 01-17-2007, 01:20 PM   #2
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Now days most ppl use automotive wheel weights the square stick on type used for alloy wheels. In the old days we used to just servo tape quarters to the car. lead works much better tho.
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Old 01-17-2007, 02:02 PM   #3
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Hi people,

I need help Ive just brought a new R/C car and i have realised that it is under wieght accoring to the regulations. Can I use anytin 2 make it weigh what it is supposed to?
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXCKT0&P=Z
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I would never buy stick on lead weights from a modelshop.

Go down to your local tyre fitting place...they will have them by the bucket load, they may even give you a couple of strips for nothing (well, atleast my local tyre fitters did )
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if you buy the hobbyshop lead weights (not the pinewood car ones), just put servo tape under the weight sticky stuff so it'll be easier to get off.
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Old 01-18-2007, 12:31 AM   #6
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Just stick a few coins on the car and that should do it...
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:21 AM   #7
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Coins Vs Free lead weights from tire shop??


Its a no brainer...
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Old 01-18-2007, 08:07 AM   #8
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What kind of car?
The quarter ounce increment wiehgt's are good for accurate posistioning of the weight.
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how much is the quarter weight?? 5g?
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Old 01-18-2007, 10:26 AM   #10
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quarter 5g
dime 2g
nickle 4g
penny 2g
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