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Old 09-09-2010, 05:36 AM
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Hi i'm looking to get one of these for the indoor season.

What shell do people recommend, do all 1/12 shells fit ?

Also what spares would people recommend ? is there any bits that need to be replaced often ?

Also what tyre compound for carpet ? noticed theres afew colours, which colour do people find the best ?

Any other advice, ive never ran a 1/12 before

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Originally Posted by finch View Post
Hi i'm looking to get one of these for the indoor season.

What shell do people recommend, do all 1/12 shells fit ?

Also what spares would people recommend ? is there any bits that need to be replaced often ?

Also what tyre compound for carpet ? noticed theres afew colours, which colour do people find the best ?

Any other advice, ive never ran a 1/12 before

thanks
Shells most commonly used in the UK are the Protoform AMR-12 and Black Art Bomb'r. I'd recommend the AMR-12 to start with as it makes the car feel more safe.

Gen XL spares - upper and lower pod plate, kinpins, front axles, front bearings.

If you're using CRC tyres start with purple fronts and pink rears, more safe again. I usually use magenta fronts and pink rears, moving to magenta rears when the grip comes up.

Any other advice - read through the 12th scale section of a well known British forum, that is where most of the UK national runners post. There's a massive amount of info on there.

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Originally Posted by TrevCoult View Post
Shells most commonly used in the UK are the Protoform AMR-12 and Black Art Bomb'r. I'd recommend the AMR-12 to start with as it makes the car feel more safe.

Gen XL spares - upper and lower pod plate, kinpins, front axles, front bearings.

If you're using CRC tyres start with purple fronts and pink rears, more safe again. I usually use magenta fronts and pink rears, moving to magenta rears when the grip comes up.

Any other advice - read through the 12th scale section of a well known British forum, that is where most of the UK national runners post. There's a massive amount of info on there.

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You know, you could actually LINK to that forum...

Unlike that "other forum", RC Tech is not in the habit of banning people who try to be helpful...
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Originally Posted by sosidge View Post
You know, you could actually LINK to that forum...

Unlike that "other forum", RC Tech is not in the habit of banning people who try to be helpful...
LMAO!!! too true!

www.rcracechat.com is the forum Trev is referring to

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Originally Posted by sosidge View Post
You know, you could actually LINK to that forum...

Unlike that "other forum", RC Tech is not in the habit of banning people who try to be helpful...
Sorry, too used to being careful......

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Originally Posted by chris_blakey View Post
LMAO!!! too true!

www.racechat.com is the forum Trev is referring to
That link is wrong, try this: http://www.rcracechat.com/vb/forum.php
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