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Old 12-06-2012, 11:27 PM
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Hey fellas, I picked up the floating servo mount from Reflex racing. Where is the hole that need to be drilled on my worlds chassis?
It's not there yet because you haven't drilled it! Sorry I'm so useless.
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It's not there yet because you haven't drilled it! Sorry I'm so useless.
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What capacity or weight battery packs should I be using to have good left to right balance?

I've got 5200mah packs and 6600mah packs, even some 4200mah shorty packs too.

Is this something to worry about? I want to buy new packs so I need to figure out what a good capacity or weight to shoot for is.
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Originally Posted by lagcisco View Post
What capacity or weight battery packs should I be using to have good left to right balance?

I've got 5200mah packs and 6600mah packs, even some 4200mah shorty packs too.

Is this something to worry about? I want to buy new packs so I need to figure out what a good capacity or weight to shoot for is.
That all depends on how much your electronics weigh.
Put in your 5200 and see if the car is a little heavy on the electronics side or not.
Add weight on the battery side to make it balanced and then weigh the pack and weights together to see what to shoot for. If the battery side is heavy at first, use a lighter pack and add weight to make it balanced. And so on...
Now depending on what class you are running will determine capacity and "C" rating requirements.
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Thanks for the quick reply! It looks like the new kit has a 2.25mm chassis. What do you mean by no center holes and what would the advantage be?
You can still use your battery hold down system, however you must purchase part no RSD030-2 separately. These are the carbon fiber battery braces for the chassis. Without them, you must use tape to keep your battery in place.

The new chassis is more than just a different thickness. It has much different flex characteristics and there are slight changes to geometry.

For one, the steering system was moved back 1mm. This allows to run a shorter front wheelbase to gain steering on the car and use more ackerman (less shims) to gain corner speed. The battery is also able to move furter back and further forward to further improve chassis balance adjustment.

There are balance holes on the chassis and less cutouts at the bottom for better high speed stability. The bulkhead openings are also smaller and the standard TC6 steering system is also usable now.

All of the items are further refinements of the first generation chassis. Personally I feel like the car is more versatile. It can be tuned for more flex or less flex. I also think it has more steering. The flex was tuned to provide this.

Last night when we ran at our local track I got to run a production sample and my car was far superior to everyone elses. I usually am about 1-2 tenths quicker than the second fastest guy (many times the same fast lap) at our local track. Last night, I was about 4-5 tenths quicker. The grip was medium. Everyone was sliding. Except for me :P
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I'v gotten fairly desperate for rear grip in my TC6 so in addition to the 1 degree rear toe insert I put an offset arm mount on the back of the rear arm. It looks like a lot of toe, does anybody know how much that really is?
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I'v gotten fairly desperate for rear grip in my TC6 so in addition to the 1 degree rear toe insert I put an offset arm mount on the back of the rear arm. It looks like a lot of toe, does anybody know how much that really is?
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Originally Posted by KC10Chief View Post
It's not there yet because you haven't drilled it! Sorry I'm so useless.
Ahhh he just needs to put some hair around it and the hole will be discovered!!

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Ok..I just recently purchased a TC6.x and was wondering what type of motor and speed control you all like that won't cost (together) roughly the price I paid for the car kit?

The track I plan to race on is here in Texas (Porter) called Mike's Hobby Shop

I am wanting to race a 17.5 T motor on asphalt.

I am sure this was answered on an earlier post but any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Ok..I just recently purchased a TC6.x and was wondering what type of motor and speed control you all like that won't cost (together) roughly the price I paid for the car kit?

The track I plan to race on is here in Texas (Porter) called Mike's Hobby Shop

I am wanting to race a 17.5 T motor on asphalt.

I am sure this was answered on an earlier post but any help would be greatly appreciated!
I prefer Speed Passion, for the money they are great. Stick with the GT2.0 pro as it is pretty bullet proof and about $100 on the SP USA website.
They have new Revention stuff but I keep reading that people are having a little trouble with the software.
Their motors are pretty good but if you want to be more competitive, go for a D3 based motor a la Revtech and the like.
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Get a Hobbywing Xerun 120a from Hobbypartz.com. but you have to get the program card at the same time or you'll regret it. 130 bucks for the whole kit, and you have a boosting ESC that will run blinky, on one or two cells.
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Ahhh he just needs to put some hair around it and the hole will be discovered!!




Gay. It's alright gentleman I got my answer from the manufacturer. For a minute there I was under the assumption that these forums were created to help people.
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Originally Posted by Davinci7_gis View Post
Ok..I just recently purchased a TC6.x and was wondering what type of motor and speed control you all like that won't cost (together) roughly the price I paid for the car kit?

The track I plan to race on is here in Texas (Porter) called Mike's Hobby Shop

I am wanting to race a 17.5 T motor on asphalt.

I am sure this was answered on an earlier post but any help would be greatly appreciated!
I was in the same boat. I got back into RC racing with a touring car! Not only that, but I got a car for my son as well. So, LOTS of money spent. To save money, I decided to get a cheaper ESC and motor and then upgrade later. My ESC is an 80A LT4 from Brushless Hobbies. They are in Oklahoma City. It's a fantastic speed control. Super easy to program and use. You don't need a programming card like you do with the Hobbywing. It's sensored and you can run boost too. Stan, the owner, is a super nice guy to talk to. Very quick with the replies to any questions I had. $63
http://www.brushlesshobbies.com/LT4-...mer_p_112.html

My motor is a 17.5T Turnigy Trackstar from Hobby King. This motor is great! I can't tell a difference between it and the expensive ones like Reedy, LRP, etc. It works great. $32.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...or_2270KV.html

So, for less than $100, you can have a great setup. I bought mine thinking that I'd just run it until I had another $300 to blow on a Tekin ESC and maybe an LRP motor. But I'm so impressed with my setup, that I'm just going to keep it. My car is fast. I'm always catching people on the straights when I can compare top speed. I won the A-main last weekend in 17.5 blinky against guys that were running the expensive stuff. Several people came to look at my car to see if I had my end bell turned up or something. The throttle is nice and smooth on the ESC and neither one of them get very hot. Even after a 20 minute run.

If you want a great inexpensive battery pack, get the Turnigy Nano-Tech from hobby king as well. I am using 5300mah packs. They now have 6600mah packs that are the same weight as the 5300! I think I paid $30 each for my packs. The 6600s are about $43 if I remember right.
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Gay. It's alright gentleman I got my answer from the manufacturer. For a minute there I was under the assumption that these forums were created to help people.
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Originally Posted by KC10Chief View Post
I was in the same boat. I got back into RC racing with a touring car! Not only that, but I got a car for my son as well. So, LOTS of money spent. To save money, I decided to get a cheaper ESC and motor and then upgrade later. My ESC is an 80A LT4 from Brushless Hobbies. They are in Oklahoma City. It's a fantastic speed control. Super easy to program and use. You don't need a programming card like you do with the Hobbywing. It's sensored and you can run boost too. Stan, the owner, is a super nice guy to talk to. Very quick with the replies to any questions I had. $63
http://www.brushlesshobbies.com/LT4-...mer_p_112.html

My motor is a 17.5T Turnigy Trackstar from Hobby King. This motor is great! I can't tell a difference between it and the expensive ones like Reedy, LRP, etc. It works great. $32.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...or_2270KV.html

So, for less than $100, you can have a great setup. I bought mine thinking that I'd just run it until I had another $300 to blow on a Tekin ESC and maybe an LRP motor. But I'm so impressed with my setup, that I'm just going to keep it. My car is fast. I'm always catching people on the straights when I can compare top speed. I won the A-main last weekend in 17.5 blinky against guys that were running the expensive stuff. Several people came to look at my car to see if I had my end bell turned up or something. The throttle is nice and smooth on the ESC and neither one of them get very hot. Even after a 20 minute run.

If you want a great inexpensive battery pack, get the Turnigy Nano-Tech from hobby king as well. I am using 5300mah packs. They now have 6600mah packs that are the same weight as the 5300! I think I paid $30 each for my packs. The 6600s are about $43 if I remember right.

Good info.
I ran that speed control, its great and cheap. Its basically a rebadged hobbywing esc but for half the cost. Also since I run hobbywings xeruns 120 the brushless hobbies has better brakes at low speeds. You can also load the hobbywing software's and even use the tunner card!!! I run all nano techs but after switching to 4000-5300mah they are much lighter and same c. This dropped some noticeable temps in brushed motor in my case.

Kc10chief did you order your conversion yet?
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