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Old 05-28-2007, 01:12 PM
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Probably dont see many RC18Bs on RCP tracks, but I know someone has tried it!

Looks like we will sometimes change up the RCP track for some offroad action. Any suggestion on tires, foams, adapters whatever?

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Th kyosho half eight stock tires work awsome on the rcp.You will need the half eight hex adapters made for the half eight by 3 racing or another company.they will fit the 18t/b/mt.Hope this helps.
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I was curious about using the RCP tracks with my RC18B as well, but I haven't seen it done. How about the pro-line road rage tires on stock buggy rear wheels? Foams maybe? There is a local hobby shop (Kenon hobby) here in socal (in Arcadia) and they hold monthly Mini-Z races on a HUGE RCP track. They say some people toss their RC18's down to play with but I don't think they actually race them. Would be interesting. I think I will head over there next time they race and try it.

Here's my RC18B with the pro line road rage tires on:

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just curious whats a RCP track
also does anyone know of any tires similar to the mini t step pins i like the softness of them
they make great fronts on my rc18b
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dw i did some research bout them looks cool they should make a carpet off road track like with jumps
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RCP is rubber composite track. Yeah, we're familiar with Kenon, they used to have a killer rear tire for the Mini-Z's. Chrismyb, there are alredy people who have built carpet tracks for off-road 1/18. We have one LHS that's building a track right now and another one that is going to soon. We've used the RCP for years for the Mini Z's and 1/18 on-road and we want to see how we can use it for off-road. One of the cool things about RCP is it's so portable and you can change layouts every race.
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aculici, those proline tires...are they mounted on your factory 18B wheels? I was looking to run my 18B with 18R wheels and tires, as I am trying to promote running these on road in their own class. They are a blast on a large 1/10 scale on road track, especially with that low CG. Almost like running F1/Indy Car open wheel racing.....
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Well as I've said before the BRP foams for the Losi rear wheels work great. Smaller diameter allows you to gear up for carpet or asphalt. I ran these on my 18B first so I put them on my 18R. You'll just have to change the axles to make them work.
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Update on the tires. I ran the kit tires on the RCP track, and they were hooked up!
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Originally Posted by aculici View Post
I was curious about using the RCP tracks with my RC18B as well, but I haven't seen it done. How about the pro-line road rage tires on stock buggy rear wheels? Foams maybe? There is a local hobby shop (Kenon hobby) here in socal (in Arcadia) and they hold monthly Mini-Z races on a HUGE RCP track. They say some people toss their RC18's down to play with but I don't think they actually race them. Would be interesting. I think I will head over there next time they race and try it.

Here's my RC18B with the pro line road rage tires on:

One of the racers showed up with those exact tires, they didn't work very well. We were joking about him "drifting" around the track, they wouldn't hook up at all.
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Nice shot of the wall berm.
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Guff, those tires and the Losi Street Meats are supposed to be the tires to have on the painted asphalt track. Danny is running an Open 1/8 AE class where you can run any hopup, motor, etc. you want, but the chassis has to be AE. But, they have an X-ray class for ya. Biff, the Losi kit tires actually worked great on the RCP with my Mini-T. I have a set for the 18T but it will be a few weeks before I can make it back to the track to try them out. Won't matter, with the Tekin I won't have any tires left after the first lap anyway. BTW, rubber tires only for our RCP races, no foams.
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Chris, those are funny rules I was noticing... Rubber w/ spikes are allowed on RCP, but no Foam with Additive??? For some unknown reason I guess Trey still thinks paragon hurts RCP. hehehe Pins will for sure DESTROY the track at a much higher rate than paragon ever would, especially if we verify that the additive is completely dry before the cars hit the track...
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Originally Posted by CristianTabush View Post
Chris, those are funny rules I was noticing... Rubber w/ spikes are allowed on RCP, but no Foam with Additive??? For some unknown reason I guess Trey still thinks paragon hurts RCP. hehehe Pins will for sure DESTROY the track at a much higher rate than paragon ever would, especially if we verify that the additive is completely dry before the cars hit the track...
LOL. Ask me what an 18T w/Minirage on the kit tires does to Astroturf at an NFL practice facility. Three guesses and your first 2 don't count. I had rubber INSIDE the hex on 2 shock ballstuds. I love this Tekin, haven't really had a chance to play with the programming much. But even detuned I may end up running 5 cells at Trey's. I can't wait for the carpet track(s) to open. I have foams mounted and ready to roll.
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