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Old 03-05-2008, 08:48 PM   #736
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I'm not totally convinced that it will be markedly cheaper. It will be easier to set up, as there will be way less knobs to turn.

If done correctly, there will be an entry-level class that is relatively inexpensive when compared to the TC's. I'm sure a $200 chassis with basic electronics, battery and motor would be a fun ride.

With the models coming out in the $300 range, they are still cheaper than the top-end TC's. There are also less parts to break
Buy-in will be slightly less expensive, but the cost to run week in and week out is where the savings will really make an impact. 4-cell (due to the reduced weight) will allow for better tire wear, the cars should stand up to impacts better, motors will last longer, batteries will be less expensive. The parts count is not only lower, but most of the components on a pan car are less expensive than TC's. AE lower suspension arms are what $5 a pair? Quite a bit less than one arm for an RDX!
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...and the Pro-10 cars are far simpler to set up so the learning curve for nivices is much more shallow.
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Adrian or Jason - what is your statring out ride height front to rear.( carpet- smooth outdoors- bumpy outdoors)Do you set your car flat or with a slight angle?
What is the weight distribution front % to rear%?
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Old 03-06-2008, 06:17 AM   #739
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Hey Bill,

I have been running 5mm for bumpy and 4mm for flat smooth tracks.

The weight bias % ranges from 62% rear bias to 59% rear bias throught the battery placement adjustment.

I have been running the chassis level with no rake because i havent been having any steering problems. I am still messing with setup on the car so i will let you know where it lands as soon as i settle on setup.
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Jason:

Are you going to put some info and pictures on your web site?
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We will be putting it on the website now
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Thank you Jason.
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Adrian or Jason - what is your statring out ride height front to rear.( carpet- smooth outdoors- bumpy outdoors)Do you set your car flat or with a slight angle?
What is the weight distribution front % to rear%?
Level at 4.5mm with 2.3" tires front and rear. Thats for low grip asphalt.

On carpet we ran level at 3.5mm with 2.15" tires front and rear.

Our exact weight distribution figure are proprietary info. No one will give that up. All we can say is that the figures are in line with those of other properly functioning 1/12th and 1/10th cars.
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Our exact weight distribution figure are proprietary info. No one will give that up. All we can say is that the figures are in line with those of other properly functioning 1/12th and 1/10th cars.
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So lets talk about bodies that people have tried. I'm eyeing up the Sagaris, NSX and Supra GT, 911 GT3, and BMW M-Coupe. Just curious if any of these have been tried in tsting. Certainly not looking for the "best" body. I just don't want to buy a total dud.
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I tried reading through the thread but maybe I missed it, Are the rules for the car set yet? If so were are the posted? I also didn't see were the suporting companies were posted.
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So lets talk about bodies that people have tried. I'm eyeing up the Sagaris, NSX and Supra GT, 911 GT3, and BMW M-Coupe. Just curious if any of these have been tried in tsting. Certainly not looking for the "best" body. I just don't want to buy a total dud.
Id PM Cunningham1972. he and some other guys have been doing some testing and here are the bodies they have worked with:

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Lamborghini Murcielago

Nissan 350Z GReddy Twin Turbo

Chevrolet Corvette C6

BMW GT3

Saleen S7R

Lotus Elise 2000

Toyota Supra

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and now the BMW M Coupe.
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Buy-in will be slightly less expensive, but the cost to run week in and week out is where the savings will really make an impact. 4-cell (due to the reduced weight) will allow for better tire wear, the cars should stand up to impacts better, motors will last longer, batteries will be less expensive. The parts count is not only lower, but most of the components on a pan car are less expensive than TC's. AE lower suspension arms are what $5 a pair? Quite a bit less than one arm for an RDX!
But people like to run lipos, and where I race, most people would like to run rubber tires.
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I tried reading through the thread but maybe I missed it, Are the rules for the car set yet? If so were are the posted? I also didn't see were the suporting companies were posted.
There are not any hard and fast rules as of yet for GT10 or even for a revival of Pro10. Most people are taking an attitude of "let's see what happens when these things hit the track"

Right now here are teh companies that either have released a new car or have a car that could be re-released

CRC
GenX10

BMI Motorsports
DB10R

Darkside Motorsports
I-Force

Hyperdrive
SSE-4500 Pro10

Those are the only ones I can remember off the top of my head. I do know that AE had the RC10L3T but I dont know if they are going to re-release that on what.
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