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Old 01-09-2012, 06:07 PM
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Yeah purple fronts and pink rears in general is a safe starting place but you may find with setup and experience that you may need to go to softer fronts or harder rears. My car this weekend with magenta all around was a real handful but Jonathan's CRC car on purple front and pink rears worked really well.

I'm not sure I subscribe to the whole increased/decreased grip by moving the battery around...I was always taught the opposite when I first started out in pan cars but the current trend to move the battery forward is claimed to increase grip. Yet in F1 when we went to LiPo we lost a lot of rear grip and the fix most people use is to add weight to the rear which kinda negates the other theory. One other thing you might try is increased camber up to about 1.5*
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:00 AM
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IMO dbl pinks is the hardest front tire I would run at RWH. When I ran dbl pinks fronts and pink rears my car felt like it had too much rear grip and did not want to rotate in the infield and that's why I went back to magenta's all around. If anything and the traction stays the same as it was at the last race I will switch to pink rears and keep the magenta fronts, I think that would be the best combo for the track right now.
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Hopefully traction will be better than last race. During the 2 test sessions I had it was much better than what we saw on Sunday.
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Old 01-11-2012, 11:07 AM
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Double pink? What class are you running with those?

You guys are still running rubber tires on sedan, right? What brand is everyone using?
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Old 01-11-2012, 01:56 PM
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The foam tires is for 1/12th pan car...the TC classes and the F1 class are all running rubber tires. Brands vary depending on what people can find but any 36R compound from any brand should work. There's a new 35R compound on one brand (forgot which) that looks like it might work.
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ready to go!
Still need to figure out my motor issues though...
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That is purty!
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Hey guys would a TC5 be a decent and up to date car and what class would it be able to run in?
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Originally Posted by inpuressa View Post
ready to go!
Still need to figure out my motor issues though...
sick! umm... how does the battery come out still from the underside?
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Originally Posted by krash'um View Post
Hey guys would a TC5 be a decent and up to date car and what class would it be able to run in?
yup TC5 still can hang. It just looks a little harder to balance a lipo. So weights will be needed.
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Originally Posted by goots View Post
yup TC5 still can hang. It just looks a little harder to balance a lipo. So weights will be needed.
Thanks goots! I just don't want to buy something get hooked then find out its outdated or obsolete and end up buying another one.
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also fyi the newer cars is mainly updated to balance lipos and and better ratios for brushless. I would get an RS for esc so you can play in both the 17.5 classes when you feel like it
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Originally Posted by krash'um View Post
Thanks goots! I just don't want to buy something get hooked then find out its outdated or obsolete and end up buying another one.
hmm... well if money is no issue than I would go with a photon or tc6, under $400. They key is to find a car that is brushless and lipo ready , It will make the car easier to drive and tune.

I previously had a cyclone TC and only recently updated to a TCX. go hotbodies! goodluck on whatever you choose.
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Originally Posted by goots View Post
hmm... well if money is no issue than I would go with a photon or tc6, under $400. They key is to find a car that is brushless and lipo ready , It will make the car easier to drive and tune.

I previously had a cyclone TC and only recently updated to a TCX. go hotbodies! goodluck on whatever you choose.
I would go with the ae tc6.1, it's there lastest version. A new version of the photon is coming soon, so I would not buy a photon right now even thou the car is still very competitive and that's the car I have. Hope this helps.
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