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Old 10-03-2005, 02:16 PM   #211
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Remember when racing was fun, when RC cars were just a hobby?

If the politics discussion is over, maybe we can talk about religion, that always seems to turn out just as well!!

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Old 10-03-2005, 02:27 PM   #212
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I used to race the good old RC10 buggies back in 1990-93, that was really fun. I just got back into RC 6 months ago with a 1/10th scale truck; I had forgotten how much fun it was. Additionally in the past six months I've picked up a G4 mongoose on-road, Hyper 7 buggy, and a Hudy X-Ray XB8 buggy. The RD logics race was only my 3rd on-road race so I truly am new to on-road. At that RD race I signed up novice and luckily TQíd the qualifying, but made mistakes and ended up 3rd in the A main. It was really cool because I took third back in the very last corner before the finish line. I do think I like on-road more because itís precision driving, fast, and just plain fun. Do you remember back to the days when you first won a race and didnít care what track it was on or what the facilities were like? Thatís how this hobby should always feel fun, fun, and fun.


i'm glad to hear that you had fun. See everyone at the next race.
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Old 10-03-2005, 04:13 PM   #213
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I were racing last weekend, Dana did spray the track lightly, it had the same traction in all the surface of the track. I were running soft tires (32's) on my car and it worked really good.
I know that it will be better if I race with 2 gears.......lol
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Old 10-03-2005, 04:24 PM   #214
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Wad,
Were you racing 1/8?
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Were you racing 1/8?
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how was it? how many 1/8 racers where they?
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how was it? how many 1/8 racers where they?
It was ok, that was my first time driving 1/8 scale, I got scared
We are racing next sunday, let's go.........it's 1/8 scale time
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After racing recently on VHT, I see why so much controversy! I thought it sucked big time. Slip & stick, slip & stick. Most god awfull, frustrating surface I have ever been on. It could be delt with. Guys who had the whole weekend to work on set-up, managed to get things working well. I had only a few laps, wrench, few laps.... Never got the car driveable. Don't know why anyone would use this stuff! It's more expensive than the alternatives and causes all this grief! Toledo uses a mixture of castor oil & alcohol with a little mountain dew syrup tossed in for good measure (helps get it ready a bit sooner). Result is super high traction that is very predictable & fun to drive on. No reason to use anything else.
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