RCGT in Florida

Old 08-24-2009, 09:03 AM
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Figured it would be a good time to start a thread in the Florida forum for the racers around the state that are running RCGT.

For those of you that are not Familiar with RCGT, what is it...

A class that runs Non-Race type bodies ( no Mazda 6 -R9 -LTC - Stratus ) and HPI X pattern tires on wheels with spokes ( No Dish ). It is a class that is trying bring back a little scale, and a lot of fun. Any 4wd Electric chassis with 17.5 or brushed 27t and Lipo packs...

The races are run a little bit longer.. and it is about having a good time...

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Old 08-24-2009, 09:07 AM
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I know we have a solid class at Village/MDI, and Brevard has some racers that are regularly running RCGT.

Felix and Warrick/Coral Springs crew has a bunch of cars... not sure of any other tracks that have the class growing.
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New lid...
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Additional info on RCGT ....

http://www.rcgtshowdown.com/
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I'm going to push for it at Adrenaline again once I get back from Vegas
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Adam, it will be the Promoters class at our FSEARA race...


Schuie USA has 3 body's that are great for RCGT, 350z, Rx7 and the S15...
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Photo of the RCGT class we had for our recent Invitational race.
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We had a few at Adrenaline a few weeks ago but it bacame a bashing race like the old Vintage races, no one has race the class again. Shame the bodies look pretty cool.
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Marcos.. we had... 1 or 2 heats in Vintage that were way too rough, most of the time, it was the way it was intended. The key is to keep it in check.
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RCGT has been a great class for us although we started it as an option to VTA usng the VTA motor/batt rules. As we progress we're planning on moving to true RCGT rules and create a RCGT Lites class which will use the VTA motor/batt rules so drivers can get the most experience with one chassis and not have to worry about different motor/battery combos.
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We always ran VTA with 17.5/27t and 6 cell/lipo, so there are 1 or 2 cars in our field that are actually VTA cars. But the more the merrier so we let them run VTA in RCGT until they can pick up a new body and tires.
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This is a cool class,it has variety.
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the 17.5 with Lipo is the way to go, F the 4 cell thing...... Where can you buy a 4 cell pack from a hobby store anyway. May be a 27t stock, that I can understand.
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Felix, here is the new racebody, just have to trim the smokestacks...
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Cool I thought it was a 21.5 motor not a 17.5... that Ive got. I just didnt wanna buy a 21.5. The problem is the tires and the setup is really hard to find. It took me 3 months to figure out a good setup in VTA when it was a fad 2 years ago... then the class died & died hard...sad to see. I will be jumping on board real soon just as soon as I figure out a cool body to run. What are the tire rules again? Is it 24mm f & 26mm r rims like in VTA, I know they have to be spoked. Thanks

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