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Old 04-20-2007, 06:34 AM
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Guess what I found buried in the News section at Team Magic:
http://www.teammagic.com.tw/en/newsf...news&pageNum=1

G4S A Main Finishes

2007 New Zealand On-Road Gas Nationals - Andrew Webber
2007 Madrid EFRA GP - Darren Johnson
2007 Spanish EFRA GP - Darren Johnson
2007 Kawahara Cup, Round 2 - GunSoo, Kim (gansei)

2006 Midwest Series, Detroit - Bobby Flack
2006 Midwest Series, Mentor - Brian Berry
2006 European Championships - Dario Balestri
2006 Midwest Series, Chicago - Brian Berry
2006 BRCA 200mm Championship, Round 6 - Darren Johnson (Overall champion)
2006 Dalton Touring Masters - Teddy Sayach
2006 BRCA 200mm Championshop, Round 5 - Stephen Lander
2006 Midwest Series, Toledo - Brian Berry
2006 BRCA 200mm Championships, Round 4 - Darren Johnson
2006 BRCA 200mm Championships, Round 3 - Darren Johnson
2006 Midwest Series, Cincinnati - Dave Berry
2006 Cyprus, Round 4 - Savvas Theofanoudes
2006 BRCA 200mm Championships, Round 2 - Darren Johnson
2006 Peru II Pacific Cup, Round 2 - Cesar Navarro
2006 Cyprus, Round 3 - Savvas Theofanoudes
2006 BRCA 200mm Championships, Round 1 - Darren Johnson
2006 Singapore GP - James Loke
2006 Serial Norteño 4TA - Daniel Jimenez

If there are any errors or omissions, please let me know and I will correct it.
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Old 04-20-2007, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by razzor
Thats the one rc item that cannot be bought ,a good pitman
When you do get one ,look after them ,they a true asset.

as for the UFO clutch ,I havent had any issues with all 3 that i have with exception of damaging the base plate for the shoe when i dropped it .Couldnt figure out why shoe wouldnt sit flush till i noticed it as the shoe fits pretty snug on the plate.
Only other hassle was the flushing on the clutch bell cooling holes that scratched the shoe, after sand papering it smooth everything is A OK.

If there is one niggle that really irratates me is the brakes.
Am making a new brake cam as the brake arm is too far forward to my liking and the brake rod ball cup is on the virge of popping off.I am making a new one that has the brake arm 90deg to the brake disc.Also I use a 6mm threaded ball as a brake piston as the std one is a tad short.My brake tolerance is less and more consistent.Just to finish the cam and brake woes are sorted.
Razzor,

You may know this already, but have you checked the brake cam post, the one that runs inside the bulkhead and pushes the brake piston out to the brake pads? That part is made out of aluminum and it tends to wear out fairly quickly. Once it does it fades away your brakes and the lever goes further to the front gradually.

I like your idea of making a new lever that sits at 90º from the brake pads.
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Old 04-20-2007, 01:19 PM
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GTRMX i noted that the pin hole for the brake lever is in line with the face of the cam.By making a shaft with the hole off setbt 45deg would make this much better also the brake buttom that pushes on the pads can be 1/2mm thicker.
My setup is feelling much better just to test it on the track ,maybe Sunday.
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Old 04-20-2007, 01:42 PM
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That is a couple of nice ideas there!!

Thanks for sharing!!
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Well after spending about 3 months in my room being built, then waiting for a nice wamr day, the g4s came to life today.

its packing a JLR "Red-Dot" engine with skyline pipe and that thing sounds MEAN, i ran one tank through it and temps maxed out at 193F, I love the sound of the engine idling sounds like a 4-stroke.

I still havent been able to see how much better the G4S handles over the Mongoose but I will soon enough!
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Pattojnr
So when are you getting yours Mark ?
Within the month. I hope Sam has one at his current price. Have you bought a diff for G4S as I probably would run one with at first. But I have mission to break into 17 sec time with Hobao GPX4 first prior to going Pro class with no motor mods. I still have my V One RR Evo and FW 05R in shed to practice, so even if I buy G4S it might sit in shed looking pretty till next year.......
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by vc05hdt
Within the month. I hope Sam has one at his current price. Have you bought a diff for G4S as I probably would run one with at first. But I have mission to break into 17 sec time with Hobao GPX4 first prior to going Pro class with no motor mods. I still have my V One RR Evo and FW 05R in shed to practice, so even if I buy G4S it might sit in shed looking pretty till next year.......
have you seen his special on the kit with ED and ceramic bearings and IDM engine and pipe ? this is a great deal
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:51 PM
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he has changed his special, sorry Mark, i just looked. guess ou dont need the radio hey ?
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Round heats are up onthe Vegas site.
any one on that list besides Paul Coleman, Sam Felish , Darren Dill, that drive a G4S ?
i think its been confirmed that these are results from first round of heats.
Congrats to Sam and Darren to trun 1st in their respected heats, and Darren 2nd in his heat in 1/8th . Paul Coleman is in hot territory in his heats, hope he can push the car towards the pointy end

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New Nemesis 200MM body " Since i been quiet on the Forums theres a new Nickname for me "KING OF BLING"

Tomorrow we got Round 6, shall be a big field as all the holidays are over and festivities...

Enjoy
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Originally Posted by Kodak Hodak
New Nemesis 200MM body " Since i been quiet on the Forums theres a new Nickname for me "KING OF BLING"

Tomorrow we got Round 6, shall be a big field as all the holidays are over and festivities...

Enjoy
nice frankie.
i thaught maybe 'BB' ? the Bling Bitch
nice stickers man. we all know how much you love the bling.
so are you racing tommorow ?
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Originally Posted by Pattojnr
nice frankie.
i thaught maybe 'BB' ? the Bling Bitch
nice stickers man. we all know how much you love the bling.
so are you racing tommorow ?

Yes i am RACING the Low Rider

Tomorrow will be hard everyone will want to do well - i just hope i finish the day on a high note
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Originally Posted by Kodak Hodak
Yes i am RACING the Low Rider

Tomorrow will be hard everyone will want to do well - i just hope i finish the day on a high note
im sure you will do well. just keep driving your race not others, and the results will come. interested to see how Rob goes now with his change of setup and fitting his Max power engine.
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i have a novarossi n12ls3 can any of u guys tell me the factory settings for the top and bottom end adjustment out to the carby i have a over run prob.Thanks
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Originally Posted by Pattojnr
im sure you will do well. just keep driving your race not others, and the results will come. interested to see how Rob goes now with his change of setup and fitting his Max power engine.

Hmmm the change to the max engine will come sooner than i first anticipated. during a practice session today my sirio let go with a broken crankshaft its not the first one i ve seen go this way either, im hoping they cover it under warrenty as they did my friends motor
As for the changes my car is AWESOME. i feel totaly comfortable with it and im looking forward to running it tomorrow with MAX POWER
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