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Old 06-30-2003, 11:55 AM   #1
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Hey folks...I did a search but didn't find a thread for any of you Mini Z racers.
Is there one that I missed??
If there isn't ......anybody like to start one ?????
If you do...somebody lead us off.....I'm not a Z expert but sure would like to learn. Thanks

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Old 06-30-2003, 01:04 PM   #2
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If you want a mini-z thread and a place to order mini-z parts from other countries that Tower can't get them from, go to www.mini-zracer.com . It's got all the information you need. And its got a forum. But anyone can ask any questions on here too, I know a lot about the little Z's.
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Old 06-30-2003, 02:20 PM   #3
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hey guys, i've got a question.
my mini-z is stock standard, any idea why one back wheel turns easier that the other?, its always been like that. thanx

also i've got one of thos microsizers laptimers and was wondering if i beef up the voltage in this lap timer will the infared be able to pick my car up from further away? or will it just blow up?
thanx
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racerdx6,
Wow....great site,thanks for the link. Went there and been there for the past 2 hours. Lots of great info available.
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Doesn't mean we can't have a Mini Z thread here too, you know.
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Here are pictures of my Mini-Z:
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WOW! that looks like one mean machine! how does it perform?
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It looks like we have ourselves a Mini Z thread !!!
Awesome ride Accord !!!
So since I'm a Z car newbie...I'll ask the first couple of newbie questions.
I've never seen a mini z actually run.....Are they quick? I don't imagine they're anything like a 10th scale..even one with a little old Mabuchi motor.
For those that have a nice track to run on....What kind of track dimensions are good for Mini Z's ????
Do you guy's see this as a growing part of the RC hobby ???
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It looks like we have ourselves a Mini Z thread !!!
Awesome ride Accord !!!
So since I'm a Z car newbie...I'll ask the first couple of newbie questions.
I've never seen a mini z actually run.....Are they quick? I don't imagine they're anything like a 10th scale..even one with a little old Mabuchi motor.
For those that have a nice track to run on....What kind of track dimensions are good for Mini Z's ????
Do you guy's see this as a growing part of the RC hobby ???
They're pretty quick, stock ones go about 10-15mph, hopped up ones with different motors and whatnot can reach 20+.

My LHS had an awesome Mini-Z track, but unfortunately they went out of business. The owners of the shop just trashed the track and put it in the trash, what a complete waste. I was willing to spend $500 to buy it, but they had already trashed it by the time I got in contact with them. Here are a few pictures of the track...

http://www.minizracer.com/forums/att...php?postid=818

http://www.minizracer.com/forums/att...php?postid=937

There is another hobby shop near me with an awesome track, but in my opinion not as good as the one at the place that went out of business, here are pics of the one I currently race at...

http://www.minizracer.com/forums/att...php?postid=816

http://www.minizracer.com/forums/att...php?postid=815
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Accord-did you see my question?
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GTMilenko, it performs very well... it has nearly every modification available on the market if that gives you any idea of it's performance. With Mini-Z's, I would estimate it is 99% driver skill and 1% car.
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Hey guys, if you are looking for geniune kyosho hopups. I've got some for sale for a really great price.

see if any interested you and email me....Thanks

http://www.mini-zracer.com/forums/sh...2276#post82276
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GTMilenko, it performs very well... it has nearly every modification available on the market if that gives you any idea of it's performance. With Mini-Z's, I would estimate it is 99% driver skill and 1% car.
i find mine a bit unperdicable, but great fun! its stock standard asides from having foam tyres, which made a wicked difference mite i add. i think it would really benifit from a ball diff and some sort of damper system.
i have a track made up in bedroom on carpet, i'll post a pic when i get to borrow someones digi camera.
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Originally posted by GTMilenko
hey guys, i've got a question.
my mini-z is stock standard, any idea why one back wheel turns easier that the other?, its always been like that. thanx

also i've got one of thos microsizers laptimers and was wondering if i beef up the voltage in this lap timer will the infared be able to pick my car up from further away? or will it just blow up?
thanx
the stock diff the comes with the mz is a gear diff... since the shaft is a little longer one side, there is more interia to spin the wheel...

i don't think beefing up the voltage will increase the range of the ir.
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