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Old 03-01-2007, 10:56 AM
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It would have to be no load. A brand new Johnson motor will pull over 1.3amps easily with a break in fan on it.
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Old 03-01-2007, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Core Creations
It would have to be no load. A brand new Johnson motor will pull over 1.3amps easily with a break in fan on it.
It's checked with no load
The majority of motors checked at the last 2 years TCS events have been between .8 and 1.1 amps
The most I have ever seen on a silver can is 1.15 amps and that motor was nothing special. I think last years TCS champion drew .9amps when checked if i remember.
The Peak and the Much More give the same readings
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Old 03-01-2007, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by StoneMan
It's checked with no load
The majority of motors checked at the last 2 years TCS events have been between .8 and 1.1 amps
The most I have ever seen on a silver can is 1.15 amps and that motor was nothing special. I think last years TCS champion drew .9amps when checked if i remember.
The Peak and the Much More give the same readings

Then perhaps a better rule would be an rpm limit at 7 volts.

I know a more efficient motor will draw less amps.
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Old 03-01-2007, 05:19 PM
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I just run by the rules that Tamiya USA publishes...racing is racing.
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Originally Posted by tony gray
Latest update on rc-mini.

Is it the first? It just might be...

Check out the site for our awesome new M03 SWB REAR WHEEL DRIVE conversion that you can do yourself for no bucks! Yes you read right, it's Rear Wheel Drive...

Just to check if I mod my car this way. I cant race TAC race right?
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Old 03-01-2007, 05:47 PM
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Absolutely no way can you run in TCS....

Its a club-level car (maybe) only. We only did it to prove it could be done!
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Old 03-02-2007, 08:03 AM
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how abt open race like intellect cup?
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Old 03-02-2007, 08:39 AM
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Still curious how that thing handles.
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Old 03-02-2007, 09:21 AM
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Can anyone tell me...is the ABC Datsun 510 body done representing the car with "bubble-type" fender flares as-raced by BRE, etc "in the day" or is it "flat-sided" as the street cars? I'm seriously looking at buying one, but at the prices they're going for I want to be certain I'm getting what I really want. It appears I'm already having to compromise on wheelbase...

Many thanks for any input,

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Originally Posted by SuperEk4
how abt open race like intellect cup?
I think you'll find that most places probably wont let it race as it isnt a factory kit. But...you never know..

Scott, I saw a 510 shell a long time back and from memory it had the squared off fender flares. I also note that its now listed as 'discontinued' on ABC's website...

Dave, aiming to give the RWD car a squirt this coming Sunday at our club meeting....update to follow Sunday night!

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Old 03-02-2007, 04:23 PM
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Hi,

This there any good discharger for pack batts i am using spintec v1.

It seems pack batt do not have much choices.

I have also a lot of ppl teaching me different things abt charging & discharging batts. Can any expert advise me

I just brought a few bnew batts I.D 4200. How many times must i charge n discharge till they become optimal performance(for race)

i m racing mini only so no match cells
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HOW TO REMOVE SLOPS FROM THE ARMS? ETC?
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Old 03-03-2007, 01:25 AM
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Not necessary to do so. The car works fine as it is. Trying to get rid of all the slop doesnt really achieve anything and wastes a whole lot of time...
Don't bother.
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Old 03-03-2007, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by nikkiesteban
HOW TO REMOVE SLOPS FROM THE ARMS? ETC?
use the super glue trick.
apply super glue in the hole insert pin, remove pin, and clean up. David Jun suggested this on the old TA03
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Latest Update to our website.

Finally, the Drive Test on our RWD M03 conversion.

Do you need to build yourself one? Click here to find out


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