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Old 11-22-2011, 10:42 AM
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anyone else done this? i got a speedometer app that goes off the GPS. i tested it in my real truck and it was dead on, strapped it to my rc10GT and got 36mph with stock gearing. i think with a little bigger clutch bell i could hit 40

anyone else strap their $300 phone to their $300 RC car? lol

now to test the B4,lol
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:26 PM
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How did you sit on the RC car to watch the display (heavier springs and shock oil?) or can you run at 36mph next to the car?




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Old 11-22-2011, 04:59 PM
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it has a "max speed" setting. it saves the highest speed reached until you reset it
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:32 PM
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I used the GPS from my car once to speed check my rc10gt. untill it did a back flip and skidded and messed it up.
Now I use a garmin forerunner 301. I bought it on ebay just for this purpose. it is smaller and lighter than most smart phones and I mount it with double sided tape.
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The Mytach watch is a very neat gadget, for sure with its software.
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:39 AM
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I did a similar thing with my gps (garmin nuvi) attached it with double side tape in my truggy, I was testing tune pipes and went from 32 to 36 mph with different pipes, after a few runs the gps came flying off the truck and it broke the power switch making it unusable.
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