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The lesser of three evils?

Old 04-20-2004, 05:42 PM
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Originally posted by AzNDRAGster
Do you ever think its possible to balence rims? Like full size automobiles? But the weight added/taken off would be so unnoticable, just a thought.
I balance my tire/rim with a magnetic prop balancer. It prevents wobbling & bouncing of tires at high speed just like you feel if your automotive car wheels are out of balance, your steering wheel shakes.
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Old 04-20-2004, 06:03 PM
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Originally posted by Fuzzy
I would do some testing with the receiver's position and see which way the car handles better. That's better than guessing. As for your other question, at the ROAR On-road Carpet Nats, the minimum weight for Touring was 51oz.
I was hoping to do this via the 4 scale board I just built. All the on-road tracks here are temporary and I don't have a chance to try it out except on race days.

Originally posted by tonyp126
Hey, some of us race outside on rubber tires too, you should try it. The weight for a TC with rubber tires is 53 oz.

Originally posted by Masterfaster
put a transponder mount off of your steering servo and put the transponder in the car then weigh it.
Already done that. It only weighs about .8oz.

Originally posted by Neil Rabara
Cartmen, your question may be flawed from the start.
You are absolutely correct Neil. That was a typo I did not catch on my edit. I meant sprung weight this whole time, as the car will be weighed on a 4 scale balance board.
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Old 04-20-2004, 07:26 PM
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i'd try to take weight off the other 3 corners, rather than add weight to one. but thats not always possible. oh well.
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Or maybe you could put some pink paint of yours on that side of the car to balance it
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