Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road
Kyosho Plazma Formula 1 >

Kyosho Plazma Formula 1

Kyosho Plazma Formula 1

Old 09-04-2013, 02:30 PM
  #76  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (4)
 
JLock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Dallas, TX
Posts: 4,515
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

Was in the Chicago/Joliet area this past weekend. Was able to get the Plazma F1 some exposure to the masses in Leisure Hours hobby shop in Joliet. Many were impressed with the car, its build, and its layout. Might get some converts to the Plazma F1 that are currently rolling Tamiya and Yokomo.
JLock is offline  
Old 10-05-2013, 11:41 AM
  #77  
Tech Initiate
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 36
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

.
QIMB528 is offline  
Old 10-06-2013, 06:45 PM
  #78  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default Front Wing

Hi guys,

I don't have one of these yet, but am thinking of getting one. I was wondering if this front wing would fit the car. Thanks.

Ed D.
Attached Thumbnails Kyosho Plazma Formula 1-image.jpg  
Ed Delgado is offline  
Old 10-07-2013, 08:45 AM
  #79  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (4)
 
JLock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Dallas, TX
Posts: 4,515
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Ed Delgado View Post
Hi guys,

I don't have one of these yet, but am thinking of getting one. I was wondering if this front wing would fit the car. Thanks.

Ed D.
The front wing may fit if the holes line up and if the back-end mounting plastic is not too thick to slide into the slot. But thick plastic is easily remedied by Mr. Dremel.
JLock is offline  
Old 10-07-2013, 10:32 AM
  #80  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by JLock View Post
The front wing may fit if the holes line up and if the back-end mounting plastic is not too thick to slide into the slot. But thick plastic is easily remedied by Mr. Dremel.
Thanks, maybe this one is a better fit:
Attached Thumbnails Kyosho Plazma Formula 1-image.jpg  
Ed Delgado is offline  
Old 10-07-2013, 10:43 AM
  #81  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (4)
 
JLock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Dallas, TX
Posts: 4,515
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Ed Delgado View Post
Thanks, maybe this one is a better fit:
That one will fit for sure. There was a guy that raced with me locally that was using one.
JLock is offline  
Old 10-11-2013, 09:17 AM
  #82  
Tech Initiate
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 36
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Is there a way that I can make this car to 190mm?
QIMB528 is offline  
Old 10-11-2013, 01:09 PM
  #83  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Ok, last 2 questions, for now at least. I'm thinking of going with the Zen Ferrari 641 for the body but am concerned about the back of the body being too tight and not clearing the rear motor pod and side links. Attached pic below:

Also probably go with Zen mounted foams-I'm thinking a little harder on the fronts-correct?
Attached Thumbnails Kyosho Plazma Formula 1-image.jpg  
Ed Delgado is offline  
Old 10-11-2013, 01:13 PM
  #84  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Second pic-can only do one at a time w/my phone.
Attached Thumbnails Kyosho Plazma Formula 1-image.jpg  
Ed Delgado is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 07:50 AM
  #85  
Tech Initiate
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 36
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by QIMB528 View Post
Is there a way that I can make this car to 190mm?
Anyone?
QIMB528 is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 11:21 AM
  #86  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by QIMB528 View Post
Anyone?
I've read the whole thread, and although I don't yet have a plazma f1 I think I can answer your question.

To make the rear 190 you would have to use F104 tires. On the front it's a little trickier: you can try F104 tires but I think what some else did was put on the whole front end of a f104. Hope this helps.

Or click on this:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...ula-1-a-2.html

Ed D.

Last edited by Ed Delgado; 10-16-2013 at 11:27 AM. Reason: Added link to page 2 of thread .
Ed Delgado is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 11:45 AM
  #87  
Tech Adept
iTrader: (6)
 
DeanV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 127
Trader Rating: 6 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Ed Delgado View Post
I've read the whole thread, and although I don't yet have a plazma f1 I think I can answer your question.

To make the rear 190 you would have to use F104 tires. On the front it's a little trickier: you can try F104 tires but I think what some else did was put on the whole front end of a f104. Hope this helps.

Or click on this:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...ula-1-a-2.html

Ed D.
Yea my front end conversion did not turn out so good. I had all the parts (digging through the F104 manual and ordering them separately) but I did not have a F103/F104 chassis to use as a template to drill the new holes as "eff_one" had with his. I must have been slightly off on one of my holes and there was too much stress on the plastic parts from Tamiya. Lasted 2 minutes before one of the front plastic pieces snapped. Ended up going back to the Kyosho Front End.

Dean
DeanV is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 01:21 PM
  #88  
Tech Initiate
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 36
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by DeanV View Post
Yea my front end conversion did not turn out so good. I had all the parts (digging through the F104 manual and ordering them separately) but I did not have a F103/F104 chassis to use as a template to drill the new holes as "eff_one" had with his. I must have been slightly off on one of my holes and there was too much stress on the plastic parts from Tamiya. Lasted 2 minutes before one of the front plastic pieces snapped. Ended up going back to the Kyosho Front End.

Dean
Thanks Dean.

I guess I need to make myself a 190mm front out of CF in order to follow UF1 Rules
QIMB528 is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 04:52 PM
  #89  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (2)
 
Vyger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Posts: 550
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Ed Delgado View Post
Hi guys,

I don't have one of these yet, but am thinking of getting one. I was wondering if this front wing would fit the car. Thanks.

Ed D.


Hey Ed, where did you get this wing from? I picked one of these up out of a bargain bin at my LHS back in the mid 90's and I've never seen one since. I'd really like another one or two.
Vyger is offline  
Old 10-16-2013, 05:38 PM
  #90  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (3)
 
Ed Delgado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Satellite Beach
Posts: 506
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Vyger View Post


Hey Ed, where did you get this wing from? I picked one of these up out of a bargain bin at my LHS back in the mid 90's and I've never seen one since. I'd really like another one or two.
Hi Vyger,

I don't have one, just saw it on Ebay and was thinking about it. Did a search for f1 wings and this was one of the results-made by Corally I think. Do a search for item # 181213813820.

Ed D.
Ed Delgado is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.