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Old 06-30-2009, 02:51 PM   #1156
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This is getting off topic, but.......

I use warmers on carpet and it works. Put them on for 10-20 mins, and the heat soaks into the inserts and rim, so even though it's 2 mins between warmers off and the race start, I get more grip in the first 4 laps as everyone elses tyres are coming up to temp, and I always get a rocket start and grip into the first couple of corners.
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Old 06-30-2009, 03:48 PM   #1157
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now that's worth 0.3 a lap minimum just for being red!!
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This is getting off topic, but.......

I use warmers on carpet and it works. Put them on for 10-20 mins, and the heat soaks into the inserts and rim, so even though it's 2 mins between warmers off and the race start, I get more grip in the first 4 laps as everyone elses tyres are coming up to temp, and I always get a rocket start and grip into the first couple of corners.
At our club they seem to work well on carpet. Granted our carpet is medium at best, normally low traction. Still it only helps for the first couple laps. If no one uses them no one needs them
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:23 PM   #1159
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Is there a big shop that will sell by mail order or internet? Like Stormer, A-main, Ashford or Tower that carries this car?
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Is there a big shop that will sell by mail order or internet? Like Stormer, A-main, Ashford or Tower that carries this car?
The kit is in stock at A Main at the moment...
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ar-Rubber-Spec

Hopefully they will start having parts soon as well.
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:32 PM   #1162
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figure 1, 2 , 3.

which is soft, medium, hard?

1. soft
2.medium
3.hard

am i correct?

or i just follow manual ((((((
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:14 AM   #1165
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From soft to hard spring stiffness we would have:
()()() Soft
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Edit: I have added this to the photon build tips & also put EJs carpet nats setup up at www.tchub.info. Thanks guys
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Old 07-01-2009, 02:34 AM   #1166
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figure 1, 2 , 3.

which is soft, medium, hard?

1. soft
2.medium
3.hard

am i correct?

or i just follow manual ((((((
From that picture, in order from left to right they are medium, soft, hard. For more detail you can also see my other post as quoted above.

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CraigM,

It's cool to see that the photon is already so strong at SMA. It' also cool to see some of the same names still racing there. I grew up near that part of Sydney, but moved to the UK in 2004 as a career thing. But I was there for the start of SMA with Matt Leeming and the crew, when the racing started at the Jets club house, and the autosalon races before that. It's great to see that there is a proper track in that part of Sydney, and I hope I can make use of it when I move back home!
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It's cool to see that the photon is already so strong at SMA. It' also cool to see some of the same names still racing there. I grew up near that part of Sydney, but moved to the UK in 2004 as a career thing. But I was there for the start of SMA with Matt Leeming and the crew, when the racing started at the Jets club house, and the autosalon races before that. It's great to see that there is a proper track in that part of Sydney, and I hope I can make use of it when I move back home!
oh right on, Matt and kebab are still kicking around, Matt's peddling xray's now so you've gotta be careful not to walk out of the shop with an orange car by mistake You wont recognise the SMA when you get back - the track is twice as big, the drivers stand is tall and spacious, and the track is a Ray Wood design... but you can still bring your beers out to the pits and the bistro food is still tops

There are some other great tracks around Sydney that might not have been there when you were last here e.g. Whalan where the nats are this year
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Old 07-01-2009, 06:25 AM   #1169
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HAHAHA, we used to joke about Ray Woods track designs back in the day because they were always wonky and had one super technical section! I saw the website and the track looks brilliant. Good to hear the bistro arangement is still on!

Never heard of Whalan. I surfed a while ago and it seems forestville is closed down, Brush farm still runs and I don't know what else. There was a club at bankstown for a while- near the airport. Did you ever race at Hurstville indoors?

Matty took over CMC or something like that?

Anyway: Photon bit:

If someone will supply measurements for the diff bellevilles (ID, OD unloaded height and thickness) when time permits I'll see if I can convert the stack configurations into spring stiffness values.

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I would love to visit Australia.... and bring my cars too. :P
And as for the spring thing... I think the first one is actually )))(((.
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