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Old 04-13-2013, 03:10 AM
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Just a heads up for F1R owners- I've developed a new thinner 2.5mm chassis plate set for the F1R. This chassis has proven to generate substantially more overall grip front and back thanks to it's thickness, softer weave and special shape and all while reducing traction roll.
My test driver, while using a prototype chassis, easily TQ'd and lapped even the 2nd place car in the first two mains at the first race of the 2013 UF1 season.

Just in time for the new season to fend off all the new F1 car releases
ETA Monday.
Hi Mike, how do you think the new thinner chassis will go in wide 103 form ?
I know you guys over there race the narrow cars, but down under we run up to 200 mm width mostly on larger tracks.
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:06 AM
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The current main deck is too wide for the tamiya bodies at the narrowing part right where the driver's butt is. I hope it has been addressed on the new version. Same with fgx chassis.
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Old 04-14-2013, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by ngo8 View Post
+1 ready for the new chassis and those trick looking rims you're the best mike love you're stuff.
Thanks! f1 guys are the best.

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Hi Mike, how do you think the new thinner chassis will go in wide 103 form ?
I know you guys over there race the narrow cars, but down under we run up to 200 mm width mostly on larger tracks.
Still very beneficial if you are running on asphalt tracks. Not necessarily faster hot laps, just more consistent.

Originally Posted by edhchoe View Post
The current main deck is too wide for the tamiya bodies at the narrowing part right where the driver's butt is. I hope it has been addressed on the new version. Same with fgx chassis.
This is for function over form. The wider section near the front helps make the whole car consistent instead of only the front of the chassis flexing. Trim the body accordingly.
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Old 04-15-2013, 03:04 PM
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Hi All- New flex chassis with angled side link mounting now in stock!

http://www.exotekracing.com/
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:17 PM
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What is a strc u brace. For the b4 hubs? Do you have a part number or picture of this u brace. Thanks
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by 5th wheel View Post
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What is a strc u brace. For the b4 hubs? Do you have a part number or picture of this u brace. Thanks
Hi, It's not something I make sorry. Maybe the B4 rear camber plate that is made by STRC?
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Mike, are you going to have a kit like the first F1R?
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Hi All- New flex chassis with angled side link mounting now in stock!

http://www.exotekracing.com/
Been checking the site all day and ordered it as soon as I saw availability! Are the angled side links the same 12r5 pieces or do I need to look for a different link for spares?

Thanks for always pushing the envelope.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Hi All- New flex chassis with angled side link mounting now in stock!

http://www.exotekracing.com/
Looking good,

is the space between the front link mounting spot to the battery the same as in the F1R original bottom plate?
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Hi All- New flex chassis with angled side link mounting now in stock!

http://www.exotekracing.com/
order placed.

Same question as racer robert - are new links needed - or can the same ones form the current kit transfer over ?
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Originally Posted by macavant View Post
order placed.

Same question as racer robert - are new links needed - or can the same ones form the current kit transfer over ?
Yes, same stock side links.

Originally Posted by tudor_47 View Post
Looking good,

is the space between the front link mounting spot to the battery the same as in the F1R original bottom plate?
Yes, I think but I didn't totally understand the question sorry

Originally Posted by racer robert View Post
Been checking the site all day and ordered it as soon as I saw availability! Are the angled side links the same 12r5 pieces or do I need to look for a different link for spares?

Thanks for always pushing the envelope.
Yes, same stock side links.

Originally Posted by vabroom View Post
Mike, are you going to have a kit like the first F1R?
Hi, No sorry, the F1R will not.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:01 PM
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Hi, It's not something I make sorry. Maybe the B4 rear camber plate that is made by STRC?
Ok thank you. What's a good tire to run on in Florida for f1 on a black top parking lot. That will fit on your wheels. Pits thanks
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Originally Posted by MikeR View Post
Yes, I think but I didn't totally understand the question sorry
OK I'll refrase
will the electronics that I now have between the link and the battery still fit if I switch to this new chassis?
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:30 PM
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Looks like they added F1 to the Reedy race this year. Which is also held on my home track
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Rick Vessell View Post
F1R is UF1 Midwest Champion. We have to run Pardus tires here for the series so setup is a lot different than typical with Pits or Rides. I'll get a setup sheet done soon and post it up along with some photos.
Would love to see that set up sheet , just built a f1r and am getting into F1 racing ( UF1 midwest rules ) and could use some hints to get this thing dailed in .
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