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Old 10-06-2005, 01:49 PM   #1
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Default New 1/12 GoldRace

Hi guys,

Some of you have seen my new Pro 12 called GoldRace in an other post but let me present it to you again.

This is a carbon conversion kit for every Corally 1/12. It help to reduce polar inertia so the car is more efficient on corners and, at the same time, easy to drive.

Here are some pics, feel free to give me your opinion...





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Old 10-06-2005, 03:13 PM   #2
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Looks interesting. Nice to see a little departure from the normal layouts. Do you mount the ESC and Rx on the sides next to the cells?
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If the reciever and speedo go next to the cells, whats the rather large plate on top? is that supposed to be for stiffness?
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If the reciever and speedo go next to the cells, whats the rather large plate on top? is that supposed to be for stiffness?
To hold the cells in?
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Old 10-06-2005, 04:23 PM   #5
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That'd be an awfully high center of gravity if the electronics were mounted up there. Kind of defeats the purpose of putting the cells in the center.
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Old 10-06-2005, 05:28 PM   #6
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what are the results from your testing?
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Interesting but seems like it might shift a lot of weight forward which wouldn't be that great for 1/12th scale. Any onroad testing yet?
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Old 10-06-2005, 05:33 PM   #8
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Also, is the plate meant to hold the cells, or is it for stiffness? I don't see slots for tape.
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Most of the inline cars floating around are using the battery "strap" so the cells can be jammed as far back as possible and to provide a shock mount. Kind of a 3 in 1 design concept.

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Interesting design.



I'm going to say that circled area and the opposite side of it should be able to hold a micro ESC and receiver.
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Old 10-06-2005, 08:40 PM   #11
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The current electronics are small anyway...

Like the KO reciever and maybe a QC2 or VFS1 or GTX could fit...
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Old 10-06-2005, 08:52 PM   #12
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Thai3g_Eclipse is right, the place in circle area is enough for micro electronics we have now. For whose who have a too bigger electronic, I can draw a larger chassis with more place. All my actual racers are happy with the normal one, so...

About testing, I have done myself a lot of crash test (I'm the world champion of crash test, you know ??? lol). I will have 5 cars racing the french championship this winter and the first performance tests are very good.

What is amazing is how easy to drive is this car.
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yeah a small receiver/esc should fit easily.
but then we'll have to run all those wires across the whole chassis... hm.. quite a mission to keep the wires tidy

but apart from that,
man the car is really agreesive looking! i like it.
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Old 10-06-2005, 09:04 PM   #14
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the front arms looks very easy to break.
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Old 10-06-2005, 09:05 PM   #15
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In fact, it's more simple to have a nice looking wire's position : it's just like on my 1/10 Offroad car...
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