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Old 11-27-2008, 12:47 AM   #8671
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I Have been away from racing for some time, and I would like to get back in the game.

I want to upgrade my old SD for this purpose with either the LCG conversion, CGM, or the Rayspeed kit.

Which would work better for carpet on foams?

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Old 11-27-2008, 11:27 AM   #8672
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I Have been away from racing for some time, and I would like to get back in the game.

I want to upgrade my old SD for this purpose with either the LCG conversion, CGM, or the Rayspeed kit.

Which would work better for carpet on foams?
I would choose the CGM since it has the least flex.
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Old 11-27-2008, 12:20 PM   #8673
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I Have been away from racing for some time, and I would like to get back in the game.

I want to upgrade my old SD for this purpose with either the LCG conversion, CGM, or the Rayspeed kit.

Which would work better for carpet on foams?
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Old 11-27-2008, 12:34 PM   #8674
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LCG for carpet on foams? No way. That chassis is a noodle.

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Old 11-27-2008, 08:44 PM   #8676
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The lcg is the most advanced of the three, but I have heard that they are notoriously floppy and tweak prone.

I plan to run on a somewhat rough , short carpet track, and Ill probably whack things with the car often.

So its a toss up between the stiffness of the cgm, or the advanced features of the lcg.

looks like it will cost me $120 to go cgm or about $300 for the lcg setup.

Im leaning towards upgrading to cgm, then maybe picking up a used lcg on ebay later on. $300 to update an old car seems a bit steep to me.
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Old 11-27-2008, 08:53 PM   #8677
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whats so advanced about the LCG? all it is a bunch of carbon fiber/aluminum. Way cooler looking than the cgm.
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I dont know but i think the LCG is designed/tested more for asphalt?

but among the SD cars the LCG is the latest goodluck with it, and im sure ther is a way for it to work on carpet.

now....

how's the new BD?
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I dont know but i think the LCG is designed/tested more for asphalt?

but among the SD cars the LCG is the latest goodluck with it, and im sure ther is a way for it to work on carpet.

now....

how's the new BD?
the BD isn't new but it is their latest touring car and it's probably the fastest they have. I have all their TC's and i like the BD the most, very easy to work on and change gearing.
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very easy to work on and change gearing.
+1 , two screws for a spur gear change i like my BD before, i just hope they release something new SOON
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i just hope they release something new SOON
I also hope they release something new SOON. Most people who run their cars are waiting.
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I also hope they release something new SOON. Most people who run their cars are waiting.
i don't see them making a new one soon, or at all. The current car is hard to beat and i don't know what they could change to make it faster as its rediculously fast as is.
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I wish they would make the steering mods I saw on masami's car. as well as c hubs and spindles and rear blocks.
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They could always keep making the damn bits!

I dialled mine on carpet with rubber tyres with a hard chassis but then smashed it out doors and couldn't get another. BD is too floppy for high grip stuff. got rid of it and run 12th now
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