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Old 12-14-2004, 02:58 PM   #16
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80x40 is a great size. Once you start going over 100', that can be hard to gear stock cars.

Road domes do not work well with carpet, esp. foam. Trust me.
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You can tell the diffrence between ozite and carpet after one lap with your car.if the car comes back clean its ozite.if your car comes back dirty its carpet.I raced on some tracks were when I clean my car it looks like I just shaved a cat.Cleveland Indoor Champs has some of the best ozite you can race on.
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so is this ozite?

http://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.p...prodID=7718822

Looking at this you could do a track that was 96 x 40 or 80 x 48

Total cost would be $1752 for carpet Probably another $100 for shipping. And then who knows for installation. So lets just say $2250 to get started with just the track.

Man costs add up quick!
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Oops I forgot barriers. So $500 + to get boards and paint them.

Now we are closer to $3000 for the track. Then you would also need pit tables and electricity piped to each area.

Now I understand why tracks have a hard time going from concept to actually happening.
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Old 12-14-2004, 03:59 PM   #20
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"Now I understand why tracks have a hard time going from concept to actually happening."

Ya gotta be a business man, bro.
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dont for get the house transponders and timing system.

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So like $10k for the first month.

Good thing I am just getting some numbers for people not having to find the cash myself.
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Anyone? Regarding the barriers??
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the barriers are a mix of custom and premade gear use for other applications.

I will try and have Tom V post in here on that ASAP.
its a combo of gutter and strips of sign material from tap plastic.
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My local track uses plow disks for corner dots and PVC pipe for the barriers. works good and it would be pretty hard to break a steel plow disk!!
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I think the best barrier you can put down would be vinyl covered 4x4 fence posts. it's acutally a wooden 4x4 covered with a vunyl sleeve. I'll let you guys now how they work, my local track is going to be using them on our new carpet track.
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This is where we race! It has the real CRC Ozite. It's perfect for 12 & 10 scales. And yes its the same layout as Cleveland last year.

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Default ozite fuzz?

We just purchased some ozite "fasttrack" and have had (3) weekends on it. were getting LOTS of Carpet fuzz on the moving parts of the cars. We only use foams. Are you "track owners" vacuuming the carpet..and if you do... do the vacuumes you use have carpet beaters in them? (the spinning thing on the vacuume head itself)

I've raced on other ozite tracks and did not have the fuzz problem.
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The track will throw toupees on your car for a few weeks. Once things run in everything will be fine. I have been to 3 tracks in the last 2 years that have laid down the new Ozite, and they were all the same deal. Don't worry
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