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Old 04-23-2014, 10:36 AM   #331
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When my local track just started running mod, a couple of guys ran boosted/turbo'd 10.5s to try and learn first. It helps, but running lots of timing/boost on the ESC led to overheating on both the ESC and the motor.

Since then, almost everyone has gone to a 4.5/5.0 for our medium carpet track. The ESC stays cooler cuz you don't need it doing as much work and the powerband is a bit more predictable to me.

I ran a 5.5 that I boosted in mod, and even just switching to a 5.0, I ran it in blinky for a while and got faster.
During our winter carpet meetings at various size tracks, almost all the mod drivers were running 4.5t motors, but using blinky mode, including Elliott Harper, Chris Grainger and Ollie Jefferies etc.

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Old 01-28-2015, 02:29 PM   #332
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I have got to give this a bump.

Where would you time a 4.0 or 4.5 turn mod? I recently got a new 4.0 I intend to run in 1/12 scale but I tested the factory setting on my Motor Checker and it was only 21 degrees of timing, probably too low so I bumped it up to 32 degrees.

I know turbo and boost solve all problems of the car not stretching the legs at the end of the straight and scaring the turn marshal but I'm just curious.
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I have got to give this a bump.

Where would you time a 4.0 or 4.5 turn mod? I recently got a new 4.0 I intend to run in 1/12 scale but I tested the factory setting on my Motor Checker and it was only 21 degrees of timing, probably too low so I bumped it up to 32 degrees.

I know turbo and boost solve all problems of the car not stretching the legs at the end of the straight and scaring the turn marshal but I'm just curious.
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Old 03-05-2016, 10:41 PM   #334
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Are people starting to race some more mod?

Tip: If your car has too much punch, go into your radio and turn down the servo speed in the throttle direction. I found that even a barely perceptible amount in the radio gave a lot more control on the track.
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Are people starting to race some more mod?

Tip: If your car has too much punch, go into your radio and turn down the servo speed in the throttle direction. I found that even a barely perceptible amount in the radio gave a lot more control on the track.
Roadrunners in Camarillo, CA has a strong Mod Sedan class and it's so much fun! I think I had more fun in one day of racing then a whole year of stock racing.
I don't see why there's not a big following for Mod Sedan in the SoCal region.

In regards to punch control, I usually adjust settings in the esc to turn down punch or just not charge all the way to 8.4v
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Another tip for limiting the power in mod is to charge your lipo only to e.g. 4.05V pr. cell, or even lower.

This also takes the initial peak in the lipo and provides a more stable and manageable power.

Used by several pro drivers, especially indoor.
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With the switch to black carpet.... can we bring back foam sedan?
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With the switch to black carpet.... can we bring back foam sedan?
for sure the set of tires can be found for just under $13 for a full set of front and rears
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for sure the set of tires can be found for just under $13 for a full set of front and rears
Yeah, I noticed that as well. I bought a few sets of Xceed Enneti tires and I will get a chance to try them out here in another two weeks or so. My Losi Type R just may get to run in anger again.
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Yeah, I noticed that as well. I bought a few sets of Xceed Enneti tires and I will get a chance to try them out here in another two weeks or so. My Losi Type R just may get to run in anger again.
where to find foam carpet bodies is the question
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With the switch to black carpet.... can we bring back foam sedan?
You might not need any foam on the rims with the new black carpet.
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I still have foams left from years long gone...lets make it happen! Lol
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JayBee my man you got my number send me those foams
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Lemme put a few runs on them first!
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Touring cars with foam tires on black carpet. You might as well go race slot cars.
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