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Old 08-24-2005, 08:11 PM   #3331
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Old 08-24-2005, 08:41 PM   #3332
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No, its been paved since last year. All the guys are running rubber tires now.
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Old 08-25-2005, 10:59 PM   #3333
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hey guys....just in case anyone is looking....I have a brand new in the package FK05 carpet chassis (3mm). I can let it go for 65.00 shipped in the USA. Also have the one-way for an 04...built but never used...25.00 shipped in the USA.
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Old 08-25-2005, 11:04 PM   #3334
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what is the largest spur that will fit the fk05 that doesnt hang out of the bottom ...
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Old 08-25-2005, 11:45 PM   #3335
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what is the largest spur that will fit the fk05 that doesnt hang out of the bottom ...
The 116 PRS from EA Motorsports- the one I would've told you about if you have calledme and asked.... BEOTCH!!!!! I gotta order some spurs from EA too so I'll get some for both of us.
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Old 08-25-2005, 11:59 PM   #3336
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Thanks Bigdog. I have never ran my FK'05 outside before. Does anybody have a good set-up for me.

-Rubber Tires on asphault
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-Not sure what the track looks like. They always change it. I just need a good starting point set-up.
Yea, if it's low to medium then run basically the stock setup-

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Old 08-26-2005, 05:36 AM   #3337
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with carpet chassis the 120 fits without coming out the bottom.
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:32 AM   #3338
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Thanks again BigDog. I will try that set-up and see how the car handles with it. I know that with every car we have to make certain changes to make the car handle a little better. I really appreciate you taking the time to help me out.

My Region 1 race is this weekend at RC Madness in Enfield CT and I want to try and do good. I usually run my TC3 outdoors but I want to make a showing with my FK'05.

As far as racing on carpet. Its like night and day with these 2 cars. Driving my Xray makes me want to throw my TC3 in the garbage but it was my first touring car and has served me well for the past 2 years so I could not do it.

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Old 08-26-2005, 11:02 AM   #3339
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Well then just wait til you get the FK05 dialed in- you WILL throw the TC3 in the trash!!! It has soooooo much steering and corner speed, dude you will have to relearn how to drive!!

If you aren't sure about tires, the CS27s are always a good baseline. If the track temps go above 140 then the RP36 or CS32 will work as well. ACtually the RP36 or RP30 will work fine below 140. Make sure you get some SXT traction compound or use Trinity (I hate typing that word) Buggy Grip to clean the tires after every run-at the very least.
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Old 08-26-2005, 12:25 PM   #3340
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[QUOTE=BigDogRacing]Well then just wait til you get the FK05 dialed in- you WILL throw the TC3 in the trash!!! It has soooooo much steering and corner speed, dude you will have to relearn how to drive!!

Bigdog is correct. I had a TC3 and this car is sooooo much better and stronger. You will like it.

Sup Bigdog. WOOOOOO WOOOOO!!
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i agree with chill will the car has much better corner speed and wutnot but the duability is not there if u hit something the car is so tweaked so u have to leard not to hit stuff wit that car ( still learnin )
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while you're on the X-ray sight, see if you can find a good set-up for Hobbytown, MD.
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Old 08-26-2005, 03:16 PM   #3343
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Ouch!
Your two laps....err...I mean 'days' late. Try to keep up next time...
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Oh I guess you got jokes too, huh? That's all good, speaking of two laps down, I guess that's where you do your best racing. j/k Guy, see you on the rug.
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...see you on the rug.
Only in qualifying.

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