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Old 03-22-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
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I have made a FREE Rollout Calculator for the PalmOS and will soon have versions for Windows PocketPC and cellphones.

You can see it HERE....

Enjoy!

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Old 03-23-2004, 06:31 AM   #2
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that is cool. I got it to load on my old palm and it works out great at the track. No more formula!

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grumble...

i dont have a palm... yet
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Old 03-26-2004, 05:22 AM   #4
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You can pick up a Palm Zire for under $70 at Target, Wal-Mart, etc ..
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even cheaper on e-bay !
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Old 03-26-2004, 08:04 AM   #6
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Pretty cool proggy! Thanks!! Question: Is the tire size is mm or inches? Suggestions: Need a clear button and I'm not sure about this one, but if you're trying to do a 1/12 scale rollout, do you just leave the drive train blank?
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It's in inches.

Thanks for the 'Clear Button' suggestion. That will definately make it into the next version.

For Pan Cars (1/10th or 1/12th) just choose the 1st selection in the drop down box.

Thanks for using the program!

Please keep the suggestions coming!

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Hey Guys,

been reading alot about roll-out lately as i am trying to tune me car in for this upcoming season

i run a TC3 with an IRS chasis

here is a pic of the track on race on

http://www.jacksonrcracing.com/onroadpics.htm

what is the tire size, i run take-off 27's right out of the package

i think the fast guys last year were running 100t spur and somewhere between 34-36t pinion 64 pitch

any help would be great!!!

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Chris08527 - The formula is,

(Tire diameter x 3.14) / (Spur/pinion x internal gear/pulley ratio of the chassis)

I believe rubber tires have a diameter of 63mm. Sorry I don't know inches.
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Just so i have this straight from a never owned a PDA guy...

i can use this program on any Palm pilot as long as it runs Palm OS?

Just wondering because I see some PalmIII's for cheap on ebay...
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Yes. As long as it is running PalmOS version 4 or greater.
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It's in inches.
How about one for us North of the Border in mm?

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to be honest with you .. I am not sure if it matters how you input the data.

I am assuming the drivetrain ratios are the same whether you use inches or millitmeters.

I am also assuming that PI is the same whether you use inches or millimeters.

I will look into this further though.
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