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Todd Hodge 01-10-2004 09:54 PM

Ask Todd Hodge..aka "Hodgimoto"
 
I thought I would start a thread up here. I will try and be on the site freqently when i am not at the races.

futureal 01-10-2004 10:44 PM

Great to see you here Todd, it was nice meeting you this weekend.

Jon Kerr 01-11-2004 12:46 AM

Hi Todd. All of us Losi guys are lucky to have you on here to help us all out.

One question for you, (for now) I know this thread is in the onroad section but what the hell. The spur gear pulley on my XXX4 G+ seems to be a touch out of round. What I'm running into is inconsistant belt tension. I pulled the belt off and spun the spur gear and it does looke like the pulley is out of round a little. So when I set the belt tension, if it's on the high side, it ends up way too loose and if I set it when it's on the low side its way to tight. Is this something you've seen or did I just get a freak one with the car that needs to be replaced?

Thanks for your time and good luck tomorrow in the mains tomorrow.

caveman 01-11-2004 08:42 AM

Hi, Todd.
I run rubber tyre on carpet(take off CS27), sometimes when grip gets so high, we keep traction-roll.I'm running black springs front, purple springs at the back,60w oil and#56 pistons allround,#3 on shock tower, second stiffest front sway-bar,1.5 camber.I also try use front camber hole above#2#3. What can I do to reduce traction-roll.Some people told me to run more camber like2.5 or use smaller hole pistions like #57 or set the shocks much stiffer to kill some grip. Also will harder inserts or fuller inserts helps. I got a lot of suggestions but don't know which one is correct,I need your professional opinion.Thanks.

JusBox 01-11-2004 09:10 AM

Todd you're going to need a secretary to watch this thread for you... you have no idea what you brought upon yourself. :lol:

True R/C Racing 01-11-2004 05:28 PM

:cool: lol

RCGaryK 01-11-2004 09:19 PM

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Hodgimoto Trackside listening to the best of Michael Bolton :lol:

Jon Kerr 01-11-2004 09:26 PM

Michael Bolton!? :eek: :confused: Say it aint so :lol:

RCGaryK 01-11-2004 09:48 PM

Ever see "Office Space"? :D

DavidAlford 01-11-2004 09:59 PM

Those headphones make you look like your DJing at the club bro LOL

RCGaryK 01-11-2004 10:06 PM

ALTHOUGH, while I do give Todd a bit of a hard time, I have to say without his continuing help, I would not have made the A in brushless this weekend. Thanks Todd, you're a class act and one of the best guys in the business. I was proud to run a Losi this weekend.

Jon Kerr 01-11-2004 10:11 PM

Um yeeeaaahh. We're going to have to ask you to go ahead and... move your pits into the storage closet. UM K? Thanks.

:lol: :lol:

RCGaryK 01-11-2004 10:24 PM

You've...you've...you've....you've got my Transmitter. OR

My pit's used to be next to the window where I could see the squirrels, and they were married.....

TSR6 01-11-2004 10:50 PM


Originally posted by jkerr0043
Um yeeeaaahh. We're going to have to ask you to go ahead and... move your pits into the storage closet. UM K? Thanks.

:lol: :lol:

Todd - Thanks for the help at Trackside. Have a safe trip home.

jkerr - Funny thing is, at this weekend's Novak USTC race, I think we were close to needing to use the closets. One of the guys ended up pitting on a card table in the upstairs pits.

Gary - Ditto on the "Proud to run a Losi" comment, being the only Losi in the stock rubber A main.

Jon Kerr 01-11-2004 11:13 PM

You, you, you see the M8 didn't glitch as much and, and they switched to the KO and, and it glitches and I just kept my M8 and if they take it away I'm going to burn the track down. :lol:


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