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Old 01-28-2004, 07:08 PM   #10426
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Speaking of pinions . . .

We ran in the Victorian Titles last weekend. Started off with new 0.8M pinions, and at the end of the meeting they are very worn. The track was well used from early last week with all the entrants practicing, so there wasn't much dust around. Total track time was roughly 2.5 hours.

I noticed this also a couple of months ago at another meeting. This track had quite some dust on it at the beginning of the meet and after four heats the (not new) pinions had to be changed.

I'm wondering if the so called efficiency of these 0.8M pinions is worth it.
Anyone else notice this?
My Mugen ones are Ok after the same meeting.

I agree that I dont think they add any performance difference, other than being able to fine tune the gear ratio.

They seem to mesh very nicely so perhaps they will be more reliable???

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Old 01-28-2004, 07:51 PM   #10427
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wow, you guys met up so fast.
haha, here in vancouver, RC scene sucks....so its always to gather up as many ppl as possible to play together
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Old 01-29-2004, 01:42 AM   #10428
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I just got the conversion kit, I used the STS Gear ratio chart to setup the car to ran next session at http://racerx.piratica.com/track/

I'm checking to see if I'm on the right set-up path.....
Try this for the gear ratio as it gives you MPH!


http://www.ubd-project.co.uk/Cars/V-1-RR%20MPH.xls
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Old 01-29-2004, 03:32 AM   #10429
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My Mugen ones are Ok after the same meeting.

I agree that I dont think they add any performance difference, other than being able to fine tune the gear ratio.

They seem to mesh very nicely so perhaps they will be more reliable???

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Yes, the mesh is good, but with probably less margin for error I reckon.

Anyway, with that engine you were running last Sunday, you wouldn't have had time to think about gear eficiency, would you?
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Old 01-29-2004, 04:29 AM   #10430
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http://www.ubd-project.co.uk/Cars/V-1-RR%20MPH.xls = easy to understand the actual MPH, as to how it relates to the different gear ratios.

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Old 01-29-2004, 04:52 AM   #10431
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Had a chance to weigh the EVO last weekend - well, the scrutineers weighed it.

1794 grams RTR with a heavy body, no fuel, AAA R/X pack.

Ric Bartolozzi's G4 must have been $1.50 underweight, 'cos that's how much was glued on the front bumper. I guess he was looking for a bit more steering, also.
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Old 01-29-2004, 08:18 AM   #10432
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Add weight to the front will give you less steering due to moving the CG forward.

Just my 2p worth!!
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Old 01-29-2004, 03:29 PM   #10433
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Add weight to the front will give you less steering due to moving the CG forward.

Just my 2p worth!!
You better let Rick know . . . he was certainly on the money last Sunday.
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Old 01-29-2004, 03:38 PM   #10434
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Add weight to the front will give you less steering due to moving the CG forward.

Just my 2p worth!!
So let me get this straight....

Adding weight to the front gives less steering? The extra pressure on the front tires and the resulting increase of friction where the rubber meets the road (traction) causes less steering?

So if thats correct, if I add more weight to the rear of my car, the increased traction to the rear would make it turn better?

I dont think so.....
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So let me get this straight....

Adding weight to the front gives less steering? The extra pressure on the front tires and the resulting increase of friction where the rubber meets the road (traction) causes less steering?

So if thats correct, if I add more weight to the rear of my car, the increased traction to the rear would make it turn better?

I dont think so.....
agree to this.
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Old 01-29-2004, 06:03 PM   #10436
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agree to this.
Agree to your agreement. Also agree to Sparksy.
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The 3 hobby shops I went to who sell Novarossi engines. Told me that "Trinity says it only comes with standard button "

Guess trinity has not read about the new rules for 04
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The 3 hobby shops I went to who sell Novarossi engines. Told me that "Trinity says it only comes with standard button "

Guess trinity has not read about the new rules for 04
that will become Mr. NovaRossi's problem eventually besdies its price.

read the STS thread and think about it. a fast engine.
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The 3 hobby shops I went to who sell Novarossi engines. Told me that "Trinity says it only comes with standard button "

Guess trinity has not read about the new rules for 04
Sounds like Trinity hasn't cleared their old stock, yet.
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Old 01-30-2004, 12:56 AM   #10440
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Agree to your agreement. Also agree to Sparksy.
Me too.
Sorry ziggy12345, we'll see your 2p and raise it $1.50.
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