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Old 09-20-2004, 07:26 AM   #1846
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Well I say to everyone to get the tuned kit for value for money, but even with the tuned kit, you need to get the lightweight diff joints, as the stock diffs have a very VERY weak screw and the one in that set is reinforced where it breaks. You will need two of these.

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Type A Tyres in most cases, but in extremely hot conditions, go with Type Bs!!
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Old 09-20-2004, 10:06 AM   #1847
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We'll be running on CRC Daytona Ozite carpet indoors....with rubber tires...any thoughts on which tires?
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I know most of you guys are out in CA which seems like the RC mecca but is anybody here running their F201 in Northern NJ? I am in bergen county and am having a very hard time finding an indoor carpet track to race at this winter (or even an asphalt track for the summer). I am willing to travel up to 90 minutes on weekends for a good track if anyone is familiar with this part of the country. Thanks.

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Old 09-20-2004, 03:42 PM   #1849
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I know most of you guys are out in CA which seems like the RC mecca but is anybody here running their F201 in Northern NJ? I am in bergen county and am having a very hard time finding an indoor carpet track to race at this winter (or even an asphalt track for the summer). I am willing to travel up to 90 minutes on weekends for a good track if anyone is familiar with this part of the country. Thanks.

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Try posting your question in the track locator forum. You may have a better response.
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Old 09-20-2004, 03:42 PM   #1850
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We'll be running on CRC Daytona Ozite carpet indoors....with rubber tires...any thoughts on which tires?
If you want to stay TCS legal, go with Type A tires with full inserts.
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Old 09-20-2004, 04:30 PM   #1851
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I would also agree with Neil.
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Old 09-20-2004, 04:55 PM   #1852
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Tamiya Type A and Pit Shimizu Mediums work best, imo. Tamiya Type B's and Pit Shimizu Hards don't work at all. I was racing on the Du Pont carpet (sorry, can't remember the name of the stuff) yesterday and I settled on Type A rears and Pit medium fronts, which worked very well. Both were with full inserts that come with each type of tire. TQ Orange was the sauce I used and it worked well with those tires on that carpet.
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Try posting your question in the track locator forum. You may have a better response.
Tried that. Nothing so far. Looks like my area truly sucks for RC.

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Old 09-20-2004, 06:24 PM   #1854
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I would also agree with Neil.
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Tamiya Type A and Pit Shimizu Mediums work best, imo. Tamiya Type B's and Pit Shimizu Hards don't work at all. I was racing on the Du Pont carpet (sorry, can't remember the name of the stuff) yesterday and I settled on Type A rears and Pit medium fronts, which worked very well. Both were with full inserts that come with each type of tire. TQ Orange was the sauce I used and it worked well with those tires on that carpet.
How did the type A work with full inserts just by themselves?
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Tried that. Nothing so far. Looks like my area truly sucks for RC.

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Sorry to hear about that, try asking local hobby shops. I'm sure you will find some racing around there.
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rayray2030:

Not sure of the distance, you will have to look on mappoint or a map.

They have a F201 Series going on here:
www.hobbychamber.com

Check these other locations:
http://www.outlawracingleague.com/orl2main.html (Check the hobby shops listed here)
http://www.brucknerhobbies.com/news.htm
http://www.rccaraction.com/rc/info/rctrack_srch.asp (Look for NJ shops)
I would also query the shops that are on the NJ/PA state line.

F201 is a tough series to find in the northeast. You may have better luck with a Mini or trying to get some interest going locally
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Ray, you can also try DC ultra tracks in Warminister PA. I know someone from your genral aera that goes there and its about that distance your looking for.Its indoor carpet they run sat. at 5 pm
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Thanks for all those links and suggestions. Looks like a few of those places are close enough for me. Guess I am getting that F201 after all.

Thanks again.

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Awesome, welcome to the club!!
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