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Old 05-26-2009, 03:26 PM   #16
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How many of you have raced onroad in the snow then? That is a COMPLETELY different experience.
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Old 05-26-2009, 03:34 PM   #17
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we're not talking light rain here.. this is the UK

We're talking like this....
Hey Ed
You gonA show how you set out your electrics in your water proof box, or is it top secret
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How many of you have raced onroad in the snow then? That is a COMPLETELY different experience.
Done it on frost, that was awesome drifting, that was back in 2002
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Old 05-26-2009, 03:48 PM   #19
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Yeah, the drifts were cool. I came back with a car full of snow though. It didn't matter, it was only an E10

The main parts of the track were bone dry, but the edges were inch deep in snow. As a result, anyone that hit it would spin out on every corner for the next lap, unless they had wet tyres. And when they had wet tyres they could stay in the groove and the tyres would overheat.

It was brilliant to watch
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I'm gonna have to re-seal it now... it's about as neat as I can make it

The Spektrum ariel goes up the snorkel And don't forget to leave the switch ON!

(p.s. and yes I know about the power wire... going to heat shrink it later)
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I'm gonna have to re-seal it now... it's about as neat as I can make it

The Spektrum ariel goes up the snorkel And don't forget to leave the switch ON!

(p.s. and yes I know about the power wire... going to heat shrink it later)
Bless you Ed for taking the time to do that for us fair weather drivers but has given me food for thought, will show you my concoction when finished, btw, was it a MB1 box you used, or smaller, as I going to use a pro 4 I stole for 30 and a 5h!t load of spares to boot. and can get the smaller box under the top deck
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Bless you Ed for taking the time to do that for us fair weather drivers but has given me food for thought, will show you my concoction when finished, btw, was it a MB1 box you used, or smaller, as I going to use a pro 4 I stole for 30 and a 5h!t load of spares to boot. and can get the smaller box under the top deck
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I used the MB1, as both my ESC's are too tall to fit in the smaller one... I would have had to take the heatsink off to get it too fit!
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:48 AM   #23
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tryhard,
Jus wondering what power rating that power capacitor is that you have in your wet box as those standard nosram/lrp ones are prone to snapping off. Thinking of getting some for spares. I take it you got that from maplins aswell.
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For wet weather racing you wouldnt go far wrong taking a leaf out of this guys book....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuLmh27uRW4

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It was all a lot easier with brushed, but you get slaughtered by the brushless guys if you run it.

Waterproofing BL is the only way forward.

Slushpuppy anyone

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wow... nice.. what kind of tires are you using for wet running... also can we see pictures of the waterproofing setup?
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For wet weather racing you wouldnt go far wrong taking a leaf out of this guys book....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuLmh27uRW4

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Dammit, you got there first!
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wow... nice.. what kind of tires are you using for wet running... also can we see pictures of the waterproofing setup?
Most run pit shimizu D20's. Although I think pit shimizu went out of business, some other company sells the same kind of tyres. I have a set of 26mm pit shmizus, and they grip like glue.
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Most run pit shimizu D20's. Although I think pit shimizu went out of business, some other company sells the same kind of tyres. I have a set of 26mm pit shmizus, and they grip like glue.

thanks I can't seem to find them on-line anywhere... i have tried JACO prism (green rubber) on wet conditions before they seemed to work fairly well... but would definitly be nice to have treaded tires with the same green compound..
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thanks I can't seem to find them on-line anywhere... i have tried JACO prism (green rubber) on wet conditions before they seemed to work fairly well... but would definitly be nice to have treaded tires with the same green compound..
Nosram are the new manufacturer. They might also be sold as LRP, since they're the same company anyway.

http://demonpowerproducts.co.uk/prod...oducts_id=1920

Schumacher also sell similar tyres
http://demonpowerproducts.co.uk/prod...oducts_id=3022
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