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Old 10-01-2014, 02:40 PM
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Does anyone know if you can get an adapter to use standard wheels, not hexes? Or, does anyone know a place to get different compound foams?

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Originally Posted by Mr_RCGuy View Post
Hi,

Does anyone know if you can get an adapter to use standard wheels, not hexes? Or, does anyone know a place to get different compound foams?

Thanks.
Only one tire compound and only one mounting system. We have no issues with these tires on carpet. Makes for great racing.
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Only one tire compound and only one mounting system. We have no issues with these tires on carpet. Makes for great racing.
I was hoping to use it on a outside concrete track.
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Originally Posted by Mr_RCGuy View Post
I was hoping to use it on a outside concrete track.
I've never run on concrete but on asphalt sunscreen works great as a tire additive.
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Originally Posted by Mr_RCGuy View Post
I was hoping to use it on a outside concrete track.
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I've never run on concrete but on asphalt sunscreen works great as a tire additive.
Generic sun screen SPF 30 with no moisturizers, rubbed in on clean tires the night before (or a couple hours) competition will bring them back to good working condition. Store them in a zip lock once you treat them. You do not have to apply sunscreen after each run, but you do have to clean the tires and apply traction compound for a consistent feel round to round. Reapplying sunscreen during competition will make them slimy and not grippy.
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Originally Posted by Mr_RCGuy View Post
I was hoping to use it on a outside concrete track.
The stock foam tires give great traction and last a long time. Just keep an extra set with you until you know what the concrete does for wear on them. On carpet they barely wear at all.
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http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...r-like-f1.html

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Originally Posted by liljohn1064 View Post
Generic sun screen SPF 30 with no moisturizers, rubbed in on clean tires the night before (or a couple hours) competition will bring them back to good working condition. Store them in a zip lock once you treat them. You do not have to apply sunscreen after each run, but you do have to clean the tires and apply traction compound for a consistent feel round to round. Reapplying sunscreen during competition will make them slimy and not grippy.
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I was hoping to use it on a outside concrete track.
I use SPF 50 sunscreen for babies as it has no additives. The guy who gave me the tip rubs it in 30-45+ minutes before each run. Use gloves if you have to but really work it in, the tires should look blueish. If you use tire warmers it takes less time to soak in. If you wipe off the extra you wont have the greasy effect. I also use tire additive, on top of the sunscreen, about 10 mins before hitting the track and dab off the extra with a towel. There are multiple methods that work but I have used this method with success on Speed Passion foams specifically. See what works for you and have fun!

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If you haven't seen, Reflex Racing has just started selling a 200mm LeMans body that looks really good. It comes with two noses, so it can remember the A-body and the T-body as well. It will fit 200mm F1 conversions as well.
Howard, any word on when SpeedPassion is going to release the body you've been teasing us with?
I see the LM-P body is listed on the US speedpower website but shows unavailable. http://shop.speedpowerrc.com/lm-p-lemans-bodyshell/

Looks like it's available from the worldwide warehouse though. http://www.speedpowerrc.com/v4/produ...ODY&p=SF001179
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Originally Posted by OrganicMechanic View Post
I see the LM-P body is listed on the US speedpower website but shows unavailable. http://shop.speedpowerrc.com/lm-p-lemans-bodyshell/

Looks like it's available from the worldwide warehouse though. http://www.speedpowerrc.com/v4/produ...ODY&p=SF001179
I do believe the new body should be in stock this month. Keep checking!
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Howard,
Can you enlighten us know when e can expect the LM-P in the US warehouse?
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Any news on the pro kit?
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Looks like we're going to have to track Howard down on Facebook. Pretty sad that the US importer of these cars isn't monitoring a discussion on his own cars, especially since a new part is being anxiously awaited.
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Any word?

Also, anybody running their cars or getting a class rolling as we head toward the "indoor season"?
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Originally Posted by dcs155 View Post
Just got mine done last night. Havnt had an rc car in 25 years, this looks like a good way to get back into it. Not a scale paint scheme but looks ok. Runnin a 21.5 killshot, speedpassion reventon r ecs, jr wide voltage brushless lo profile servo, dx4r with dsmr micro reciever. Just waitin on my shorty lipos.
Looks like somebody else assumed that the two bumps up front were for the body posts...

How hard would it have been for Speed Passion to locate the post holes on the body considering this body was made for a specific chassis...

Edit: What do you know... I found them. Good. Removes my least favorite part of getting a new body prepped.

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