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Old 08-10-2011, 10:59 AM   #1936
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Still new to 1/12 and got myself a copperhead after i was very frustrated with another cheap brand. @ Jason must compliment your car , just built it and very impressed with the quality. Wow its awesome.
Need some tyre info , some manufatures list the tyres in shores and CRC , Jaco and Parma in colors. Where can i get info on what shores the diff colors are?. Also why would some tyres be suited for carpet and others for asphalt.
Thanks for the complimnets buddy. As for tires. Generally i run Magenta front and rear or Magenta front and Pink rears. This goes for 13.5 and modified. For 17.5 i would run gray white(Orange or graylow) rear and gray fronts. As for the carpet and asphalt tires, i just try not to run the synthetic rubber on asphalt. The synthetic rubbers are the black,gray,yellow,white,ect. Here is a link to my tire chart on the website. Let me know if you need any more help buddy.

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Old 08-10-2011, 11:00 AM   #1937
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The tire chart is on that page, you just need to scroll down a bit.
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:06 AM   #1938
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Just want to make a note, The explinations on the uses for each rating was not written by me. I will change that shortly.
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:41 AM   #1939
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The tire chart is on that page, you just need to scroll down a bit.
I've been running BSR Black fronts and Grey rears with good results.

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Old 08-10-2011, 07:45 PM   #1940
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Really, the best place to get advice is at the track you're racing. Check with a couple people who run well and see what they're running and why, especially if one or more of them is also running a CH. Many tracks have peculiarities that make for odd tire combinations.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:04 AM   #1941
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Thanks guys all the posts helped a lot.
One more question , the kit came with AE front end and 1,5 carbon side flex plates. I see most of the setups on this thread the guys are using 1,2 flex plates. What diff in handling does it change going from 1,5 to 1,2.
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Old 08-11-2011, 04:31 AM   #1942
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Are you sure its carbon fibre? As far as I know all kits come with Fibreglass 1.5mm flex plates, unless Jason upgraded recently. I find carbon flex plates are more consistent. 1.2mm gives you more rear grip and 1.5 carbon flex plates for more steering.
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Are you sure its carbon fibre? As far as I know all kits come with Fibreglass 1.5mm flex plates, unless Jason upgraded recently. I find carbon flex plates are more consistent. 1.2mm gives you more rear grip and 1.5 carbon flex plates for more steering.
Yip sorry you are right , it comes with the fibreglass.
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:44 PM   #1944
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As i posted a few pages back, i am always trying new things and have a pretty cool prototype i am messing around with that i figured i would share a pic of. The nice part about this car is i was able to try so many battery conigurations including standard rear mounting,offset inline mounting,front mounting as shown in the picture as so on. The car uses a steering rack that i made that has an aluminum steering post and 2 5/16x3/16 bearings. The purpose for using this was to make sure the steering geometry stays the same throughout full steering throw. The car has been working extremely well. It allows for the use of our flex plates or links with springs. I have been using the flex plates but i will be doing more testing with links so i can give you a honest comparrison. So far the lap times show them equal yet the feel is different. The flex plate car is a little easier to drive. I will keep you all posted as i get more time with the car. In the mean time, let me know what you think. Keep in mind, this does not mean i am releasing a new car right now. I am always trying new stuff and i figured i would share with all of you.
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:46 PM   #1945
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And yes, that is the AE front end. The double wishbone is not a standard item so i am testing with a strut front end and i wanted to try the AE as it is very adjustable and good for testing.
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Wicked cool!...how are you liking having the electronics behind like with the CH10?
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Nice out of the box thinking right there
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Wicked cool!...how are you liking having the electronics behind like with the CH10?
I really like it allot. This felt just as good as the inline but was more consistent. I ran 25 laps in a row from 8.4-8.6 seconds without pushing it. It was very easy to drive fast.
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Is that a longer wheelbase chassis, with a bit more space between the front body mounts and the suspension?
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