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Old 09-11-2006, 07:49 PM   #1966
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EFRA is still 50mm (or did I miss something?)
I cannot find EFRA's rules on the net, but I found IFMAR's and it says 60mm. I also know that Roar's rule is 60mm.
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Old 09-11-2006, 10:20 PM   #1967
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Thanks guys! Another thing...regarding the clutch. My kit has a neon yellow spring. The set ups I've seen mention orange and or red, but no yellow. What should my setup be for parking lot racing. At the moment I have it set according to the manual.
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Those Kfactory parts are absolutely pricey. They need to make their prices more consistent for the amount of parts you get. Ex: $7.50 for the small metal weights that go in the clutch shoe; while you can get the metal weights and the shoe for $8.95. And $90-100 bucks for a UFO clutch set....ouch! I predict the new KFactory easy-access front bulkhead will be >$100

At Revelations, I'm the only one representing G4s. Not too many in Southern Cali. I guess partly because only Rev sold the car at one point, and support from the LHS is not that great. So if I have to order parts I order from Asia, because it is much cheaper, especially TM parts. I wonder why US distributor can get the same price break.

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Those Kfactory parts are absolutely pricey. They need to make their prices more consistent for the amount of parts you get. Ex: $7.50 for the small metal weights that go in the clutch shoe; while you can get the metal weights and the shoe for $8.95. And $90-100 bucks for a UFO clutch set....ouch! I predict the new KFactory easy-access front bulkhead will be >$100

At Revelations, I'm the only one representing G4s. Not too many in Southern Cali. I guess partly because only Rev sold the car at one point, and support from the LHS is not that great. So if I have to order parts I order from Asia, because it is much cheaper, especially TM parts. I wonder why US distributor can get the same price break.

Sorry for venting.
Freight and taxes put up the cost on parts imported.At least for me I know this a big influence on pricing.
Freight and tax makes up 40c to 50c extra on a dollar spent for me.
Try and keep prices as reasonable as possible.
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Those Kfactory parts are absolutely pricey. They need to make their prices more consistent for the amount of parts you get. Ex: $7.50 for the small metal weights that go in the clutch shoe; while you can get the metal weights and the shoe for $8.95. And $90-100 bucks for a UFO clutch set....ouch! I predict the new KFactory easy-access front bulkhead will be >$100

At Revelations, I'm the only one representing G4s. Not too many in Southern Cali. I guess partly because only Rev sold the car at one point, and support from the LHS is not that great. So if I have to order parts I order from Asia, because it is much cheaper, especially TM parts. I wonder why US distributor can get the same price break.

Sorry for venting.
I agree. I have Mugen cars and G4S. I know Mugen parts are cheaper than TM after discounts. More over, I always feel G4S needs hop up options while mugen cars are not.
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I agree. I have Mugen cars and G4S. I know Mugen parts are cheaper than TM after discounts. More over, I always feel G4S needs hop up options while mugen cars are not.
IMO, I think TM is pricier on part, probably because no that much G4S running arround so they have to make the most out of each they sell.
G4S does have many options but most of them is for bling factor, the car is good out of box, except the break and lever
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Old 09-12-2006, 06:51 AM   #1972
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Thanks Bundy. I'll give that a shot. I know there's a rule on the size of the cutout, I just need to do some research.
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No worries... good idea to check the rules regarding the bodies, i run to IFMAR rules down here

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Old 09-12-2006, 06:55 AM   #1973
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Nice looking car Royfan... great paint job!

When talking about the belts, a couple of drops of Serpents premium oil works great also. Makes everything very smooth. We carry that product and of course use it as well.

The front hole being changed to 60mm is my understanding also, much check and see. Remember the bigger you make that hole the less front down force you have. Something to consider.

The new shock bladders are in stock also. These are made with a softer rubber that will rebound instead of dent like the black bladders hate that when it happens. But having smooth consistent shocks is a good thing!!!

A lot of new parts by K Factory. Some are pricey, but really solid up the car! And some just look cool !!! lol

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Also while we are discussing engines... how do i tame down this UFO clutch Too much and it kicks side ways when i get on the gas

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Old 09-12-2006, 07:36 AM   #1974
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Just carry more corner speed!

Seriously though, just reduce the clutch gap or reduce the spring tension. Or a combination of both. Or make sure you're running all the weights and the red spring.

Trust me, it won't be long until you want it to hit harder though
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Motorman, just making sure that you got my email and the part is on the way.
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:36 AM   #1976
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i am no pro at photography, but here are some photos from today's action...


Darren G4 in action!


Love that part of the track

Josh went well in his second round of qualifying, his car looks really good atm.

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Old 09-13-2006, 02:39 AM   #1977
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Just carry more corner speed!

Seriously though, just reduce the clutch gap or reduce the spring tension. Or a combination of both. Or make sure you're running all the weights and the red spring.

Trust me, it won't be long until you want it to hit harder though

Will have a look at the clutch tonight... I have to remember how to drive first

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i am no pro at photography, but here are some photos from today's action...


Darren G4 in action!


Love that part of the track

Josh went well in his second round of qualifying, his car looks really good atm.

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Don't forget Dario Balestri - He's in 15th! I'd say that was doing well.

But the Kyosho/Mugen show is looking pretty strong again this year. Considering Team Magic has a policy of not having paid factory drivers, I think it's a great showing for what the cars can do for any racer.

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Don't forget Dario Balestri - He's in 15th! I'd say that was doing well.

But the Kyosho/Mugen show is looking pretty strong again this year. Considering Team Magic has a policy of not having paid factory drivers, I think it's a great showing for what the cars can do for any racer.

Cheers,

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oops.... blame it to my eyes. Yes, at least 1 driver is 15th.
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