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Old 02-16-2024, 01:16 PM
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PF or Gravity tires faster on black carpet?
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PF or Gravity tires faster on black carpet?
well the Gravity version is faster out of the package and not a pia from ballooning.
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Best way to attach the rear bumper on these old car body's? I've got some rear bumpers to paint chrome and attach. Thinking 5min epoxy? Less weight the better. Lol.
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Originally Posted by MonkeyCmonkeyDo
Best way to attach the rear bumper on these old car body's? I've got some rear bumpers to paint chrome and attach. Thinking 5min epoxy? Less weight the better. Lol.
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https://www.loctiteproducts.com/en/p...ix1minute.html

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Old 03-05-2024, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by MonkeyCmonkeyDo
Best way to attach the rear bumper on these old car body's? I've got some rear bumpers to paint chrome and attach. Thinking 5min epoxy? Less weight the better. Lol.
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Maybe a drop or two of CA?
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My first try with the Gravity RC VTA pre-mounts on asphalt yesterday.
I wont try to make any kind of scientific comparison to the other VTA tire brands.
All I can say is they started making plenty of grip within a dozen laps or so, and I like the way my antique car (T2'008) handles with them.
As for sauce, I did try a very thin coating of FXII initially, but I quickly decided this was a mistake. After driving thru that I did not sauce them again all day.
Perhaps this will change when the temperatures increase.
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Originally Posted by gwhiz
My first try with the Gravity RC VTA pre-mounts on asphalt yesterday.
I wont try to make any kind of scientific comparison to the other VTA tire brands.
All I can say is they started making plenty of grip within a dozen laps or so, and I like the way my antique car (T2'008) handles with them.
As for sauce, I did try a very thin coating of FXII initially, but I quickly decided this was a mistake. After driving thru that I did not sauce them again all day.
Perhaps this will change when the temperatures increase.
Cheers.
Interesting, getting old blows, It would seem I was remiss in my memory banks in regards to saucing VTA tires, that is inline with what I was doing last year, Saturday I was using Paragon, Greasy Greasy, couldn’t remember them being that bad, makes sense now.
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I herd a good suggestion last week if you need more or better bumper protection. Cut up a sandle/flip-flop from walmart.
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Dude - LOL that's a great idea. Or those anti-fatigue mats from Harbor Freight (those things are good for all SORTS of things. . . I use them in tool boxes. . .)
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Originally Posted by MylesB
I herd a good suggestion last week if you need more or better bumper protection. Cut up a sandle/flip-flop from walmart.
Maybe if you “herd” sheep or goats
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I have the PF 71 Camaro painted solid white and its ~125 grams. Is there a chart somewhere listing the different body weights?
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Most of the McAllister reg weight body’s come in at around 105-110g in full race paint. This one weighs in at 111g without the wheels cut out.

The lightweight bodies usually hit at 85-90g in race trim. can be prefect if you add a small driver figure to the inside of roof of the body to meet the minimum 95g.
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Originally Posted by PROMODVETTE
I have the PF 71 Camaro painted solid white and its ~125 grams. Is there a chart somewhere listing the different body weights?
Mcallister sells the VTA bodies in different thicknesses, the standard is .030 Lexan. My Camaro in .025 needs a little help (shoe goo in the nose) to get to 95. Stay away from the .020 unless you want to by a lot of them.
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