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Old 12-01-2008, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Drifting101
Yes that does sound better as the black cans are soooo un reliabl....they can diemid race....also a full choice of bodies is cool.......is the no modern rule just on the 4 door shells?
Yep I believe that is correct.

I think the idea is to keep mini class different, if you allow touring car shells to run then it becomes just a touring car class so why bother having it. There are already 5 other classes catering for that.

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Old 12-01-2008, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by defMondo
Yep I believe that is correct.

I think the idea is to keep mini class different, if you allow touring car shells to run then it becomes just a touring car class so why bother having it. There are already 5 other classes catering for that.

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I would never run a tc shell in mini class because as you said there are 5 other classes for that
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Old 12-02-2008, 04:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Low_E
the difference is the grip
standard tyres are ok, M-grips have Medium Grip, S-tyres have Super Grip .. well maybe not super, better then M-grip anyway

I had a competition yesterday in our Belgian Tamiya Competition. Everybody had problems with rear traction (also other classes) ... I ended up with M-grips in the front and S-grips on the rear and that worked just fine.
thanks a lot sir... another question.. how about The 60D SLICK tires? do they have better grips than the S tires?
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Old 12-02-2008, 06:43 AM
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bam, tire grip depends on surface. asphalt usually A, S, M. carpet usually M, S, A. but if you can get good handling with S, better as wear is good. type A do not last long on asphalt/concrete.
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Old 12-02-2008, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by rccartips
bam, tire grip depends on surface. asphalt usually A, S, M. carpet usually M, S, A. but if you can get good handling with S, better as wear is good. type A do not last long on asphalt/concrete.
well, there you go, ... proves you really have to test.
I also tried the A-slicks this weekend, and the S-grips still performed better on the carpet.

One thing I know for sure: on asfalt, when raining: best tyres are brand-new A-slicks (they may never have been treated with additive.)
I do not know why. I should have thought the M and S-grip who have some profile, should perform better on moist surface.
But it was a trick a well-experienced Tamiya-pilot told me and it really works.
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Old 12-02-2008, 01:44 PM
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After a mammoth all day uploading session.. All 5 'A' finals from the Masters are now online.

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Old 12-02-2008, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Low_E
well, there you go, ... proves you really have to test.
I also tried the A-slicks this weekend, and the S-grips still performed better on the carpet.

One thing I know for sure: on asfalt, when raining: best tyres are brand-new A-slicks (they may never have been treated with additive.)
I do not know why. I should have thought the M and S-grip who have some profile, should perform better on moist surface.
But it was a trick a well-experienced Tamiya-pilot told me and it really works.

thanks alot for the tips sir rccartips and low_E.... now i know what to buy...
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:28 AM
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Does this fit the M03? Feral batts says yes (According to RC-MINI.net) but ABC say no
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:43 PM
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Tamiya Worlds 2008, Mini

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Old 12-03-2008, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Drifting101
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Does this fit the M03? Feral batts says yes (According to RC-MINI.net) but ABC say no
ABC said the Sunny Pickup and the Mini Pickup didnt fit either, and we proved them wrong on those as well!
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Old 12-03-2008, 10:24 PM
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Guys,
Which inserts goes well with the S-grip and M-grips? the Tamiya black sponge hard one?

edit: searched more throughly, looks like the 60D insert and a cut up touring car insert.

How do the S and M grip stack up against X-patterns for asphalt, in terms of handling and durability?

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Old 12-03-2008, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by tony gray
ABC said the Sunny Pickup and the Mini Pickup didnt fit either, and we proved them wrong on those as well!
So does that means it fits?
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:03 PM
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Nice video uploads! The tamiya worlds is quite an eye opener. Shux, it makes me feel like the biggest loser again. GRRH
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Originally Posted by Drifting101
So does that means it fits?
Yes Matt, if the Sunny pickup fits, then the coupe will fit too....
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:32 AM
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Damn thats a nice body.... might have to get me one of those!
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