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Old 05-05-2003, 07:31 PM   #2146
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I'll be at the Vics, haven't raced for three weeks now so I'm looking forward to a good run! Boronia tommorrow, TFTR Sunday
Looks like you'll have some fun finding a setup for the Wodonga track I was down there last weekend and I'm still looking for a loose setup for the car. As it is it has way too much grip
See the other 'cuda thread for the setup I tried.
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12T is fast enough I think without maintanence getting too bad or speeds being unreasonable for all but the best drivers, just as long as the tracks aren't very nitro biased. The few nitro tracks we use are big even for nitro standard, and most of the corners don't even slow you down much, one is even designed with 5th scale able to run on it, although they use a slight extention.

I think most people here would struggle to make 8mins even with a 12T motor, some were almost dumping 3000's last year at the end of the 5 minute heats, gearing would be slightly on the conservative side even with 3300's to last 8mins.
Yea I hear ya about the 8 min time limit and some of the nitro tracks My local track just had a major change in lay out and I find myself gearing in the 5.3~5.4 range on my 23T stocks

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Old 05-06-2003, 08:07 AM   #2148
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Yea I hear ya about the 8 min time limit and some of the nitro tracks My local track just had a major change in lay out and I find myself gearing in the 5.3~5.4 range on my 23T stocks

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Dave Dave: Will 23T race be set to 10 minutes then? I heard about this in HK!
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Old 05-06-2003, 10:33 AM   #2149
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Yea I hear ya about the 8 min time limit and some of the nitro tracks My local track just had a major change in lay out and I find myself gearing in the 5.3~5.4 range on my 23T stocks

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At the first Scottish Champs round one of the leaders in 19T spec class was using around 4.9 the winner I think used 5.3ish, that was at the track designed to take large scale Nitro's but they find it too small it's not got the longest straights of the tracks we run at, just fast entries to the straights and one or two tightish corners.

Anyway, where are these nice things you promised? it's been more than a few days now
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Dave Dave: Will 23T race be set to 10 minutes then? I heard about this in HK!
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Nope ...they will still be set at 8 min heats for the 23T class ...

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At the first Scottish Champs round one of the leaders in 19T spec class was using around 4.9 the winner I think used 5.3ish, that was at the track designed to take large scale Nitro's but they find it too small it's not got the longest straights of the tracks we run at, just fast entries to the straights and one or two tightish corners.

Anyway, where are these nice things you promised? it's been more than a few days now

4.9 on a 19T!!!!!!! The com on there motors must be shot after one run with that type of gearing I have yet to use that type of gearing on some of my 23T`s
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Old 05-07-2003, 10:35 AM   #2153
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Thumbs up EXCEL Chassis & PAL Short arm conversion

Hey Guys I just got around to finishing up the last bit of mod`s on my R1....

Have a look

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Old 05-07-2003, 10:39 AM   #2154
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Here is a side view where you can see how much they moved the batterys closer to the center of the car!! You have to use 2 sevo mounts to keep the batterys from hitting the drive shaft in a Big crash

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Looks nice but are you a magician? just asking because I see you have the alloy strap in the picture of the chassis bottom but I don't see any screws in the holes where the posts are located to hold the strap

want to swap a purple cuda for a well raced Lab it's got lots of hopups, shame it doesn't look as shiny as that R1
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Looks nice but are you a magician? just asking because I see you have the alloy strap in the picture of the chassis bottom but I don't see any screws in the holes where the posts are located to hold the strap

want to swap a purple cuda for a well raced Lab it's got lots of hopups, shame it doesn't look as shiny as that R1

Wel the Strap is mounted to the Square Motor mount and I have one more alloy post up front thats not installed yet..because I have to get it tapped

an as for the LAB You must be crazy if you think that I`ll give up one of My 4 Cuda`s But I do Have 2 purle ones now though

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4 cuda's and two of them purple you haven't got one of each colour, thats not right
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4 cuda's and two of them purple you haven't got one of each colour, thats not right
1 Purple R1 & 1 Purple R2


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