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Old 04-20-2004, 06:42 PM   #16
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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, 07:03 PM   #17
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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.

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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.
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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.

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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, 08:26 PM   #18
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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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