Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > North American Regional Forums > Northwest Racers
Premier RC Official ON ROAD >

Premier RC Official ON ROAD

Premier RC Official ON ROAD

Old 02-09-2015, 08:58 AM
  #211  
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (3)
 
FrankW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: PDX
Posts: 969
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Awww... I like running onroad clockwise and oval counter clockwise. But I'm looking forward to the new layout, I just hope it stays the same for a whIle this time.
FrankW is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 10:23 AM
  #212  
Tech Adept
 
EDCRAWLER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Portland
Posts: 135
Default

Really we should run all venues counter clock wise. Not only for the Oval racing but it also prolongs the life if the carpet.
EDCRAWLER is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 11:14 AM
  #213  
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (3)
 
FrankW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: PDX
Posts: 969
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by EDCRAWLER View Post
it also prolongs the life if the carpet.
How so?

Most full scale road courses run clockwise.
FrankW is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 11:24 AM
  #214  
Tech Master
iTrader: (1)
 
angrymelon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 1,030
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by FrankW View Post
How so?

Most full scale road courses run clockwise.
angrymelon is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 11:46 AM
  #215  
Tech Master
iTrader: (50)
 
tommy911t's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,189
Trader Rating: 50 (100%+)
Default

Tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Onroad Tuesdays at Premier!!!!!!!!

New layout is awesome. Traction is already up! May have something to do with aliens(?,) Earth's rotation, or the track now running counter clockwise....

Hope to see everyone out there. Big turnouts have been VTA, 17.5 touring, F1 and the LM1 cars!

Don't forget, your local PDX onroad club, Rose City Scale Racing is meeting at TZII in just 19 days!

Let's get our cars dialed in at Premier to battle the great folks at La Center on the 28th!

Last edited by tommy911t; 02-09-2015 at 12:46 PM.
tommy911t is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 01:56 PM
  #216  
Tech Regular
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 400
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by tommy911t View Post
Tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Onroad Tuesdays at Premier!!!!!!!!

New layout is awesome. Traction is already up! May have something to do with aliens(?,) Earth's rotation, or the track now running counter clockwise....

Hope to see everyone out there. Big turnouts have been VTA, 17.5 touring, F1 and the LM1 cars!

Don't forget, your local PDX onroad club, Rose City Scale Racing is meeting at TZII in just 19 days!

Let's get our cars dialed in at Premier to battle the great folks at La Center on the 28th!
I'm in for some 17.5 sedan
ChadBlanton is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 03:11 PM
  #217  
Tech Regular
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 381
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default

well, I have a d3.5 (17.5) if no one minds me running that. Its old and slow but it'll get around the track. Anyone have a 96 spur?
Robert Bakoczy is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 06:16 PM
  #218  
Tech Elite
 
speedxl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portland Oregon.
Posts: 3,895
Default

Originally Posted by FrankW View Post
How so?

Most full scale road courses run clockwise.
Homestead, Daytona, and Charlotte or anything where Oval and road is run they run counter clockwise. Single used road course yes counter clock wise. Plus it will keep the bite higher for the road course, Oval and offroad with the carpet flowing in the same direction also less fibers wrapping around your drive train..
speedxl is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 06:32 PM
  #219  
Tech Master
iTrader: (1)
 
angrymelon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 1,030
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

angrymelon is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 10:34 PM
  #220  
Tech Master
iTrader: (50)
 
tommy911t's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,189
Trader Rating: 50 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by Robert Bakoczy View Post
well, I have a d3.5 (17.5) if no one minds me running that. Its old and slow but it'll get around the track. Anyone have a 96 spur?
Ryan B., the onroad director, wasnt even aware of it being outlawed within ROAR, so I'll jump on this grenade of a topic.

I'm a big fan of "setting an example" for other racers or those who may visit, expecting ROAR rules or just stop in to check out the program.

Also, who knows what can of worms/ rumors in the pits would start once outlawed parts are allowed to some but not others. This is why rules can be great.

I'll quote your sponsor(and a racer/great person I respect) as far as respecting the rules and not allowing the 17.5 D3.5:

Originally Posted by Troy Mckune View Post
ROAR

People like to bitch and moan about ROAR, but without a sanctioning body there would be chaos. I think if you looked all across the county at every track, they all run ROAR rules in general and make a few exception where needed.

We all know our buggy's can't be lighter than 1500 grams, that we can't run 13mm high torque cheater rotors, that our batteries and motors should be ROAR approved (no D3.5), etc. etc. Most of us are completely happy with this because we know it creates a level playing field for all.

On occasion there are some exception to be made and that is just fine and should be done. In novice classes you should be running a 17.5. Most RTR don't come with a ROAR approved 17.5 or ROAR approved battery. This is completely fine and an exception should be made.

My point is that we start with ROAR rules and if an exception needs to be made than that is up to Bruce and Diego and racers will be informed. (like foam tires in short course).

My $.02

T
Plus, Aliens made the D3.5.

-Tommy

Last edited by tommy911t; 02-09-2015 at 10:45 PM.
tommy911t is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 10:44 PM
  #221  
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (3)
 
FrankW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: PDX
Posts: 969
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

This is from the guy who made a low profile, light weight, aero-trimmed LM-1 body.
FrankW is offline  
Old 02-09-2015, 10:51 PM
  #222  
Tech Master
iTrader: (50)
 
tommy911t's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,189
Trader Rating: 50 (100%+)
Default

...

Last edited by tommy911t; 02-09-2015 at 11:20 PM.
tommy911t is offline  
Old 02-10-2015, 09:49 AM
  #223  
Tech Master
iTrader: (1)
 
angrymelon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 1,030
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by tommy911t View Post
Ryan B., the onroad director, wasnt even aware of it being outlawed within ROAR, so I'll jump on this grenade of a topic.

I'm a big fan of "setting an example" for other racers or those who may visit, expecting ROAR rules or just stop in to check out the program.

Also, who knows what can of worms/ rumors in the pits would start once outlawed parts are allowed to some but not others. This is why rules can be great.

I'll quote your sponsor(and a racer/great person I respect) as far as respecting the rules and not allowing the 17.5 D3.5:



Plus, Aliens made the D3.5.

-Tommy
I wouldn't say I wasn't aware. I knew that certain D3.5's had been illegal at one point. A little research revealed that the motors were later reinstated as legal. However, based off of the most recent ROAR approved motor list (thanks Tommy!), it looks as if some were ultimately moved back to an illegal status. To further complicate things, the Trinity site still shows them as being ROAR legal. Regardless, I'd like to think we aspire to follow ROAR rules, but I want to consult with the other directors before making any formal stance. For example, I don't want to say something is illegal, only to find it's being sold in the shop and allowed in off-road/oval

Moving forward, anyone looking to buy new equipment, it's typically easier to use http://www.roarracing.com/approvals.php to make sure what you're getting is legal. If anyone has any questions, please let me know.
angrymelon is offline  
Old 02-10-2015, 10:10 AM
  #224  
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (3)
 
FrankW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: PDX
Posts: 969
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

I'm just happy my 21.5 D3.5 is still legal.
FrankW is offline  
Old 02-10-2015, 01:40 PM
  #225  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (21)
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Redmond, WA
Posts: 3,346
Trader Rating: 21 (100%+)
Default

The D3.5 has been illegal since the D4 came out sometime around April. With the size of our local turnouts, nobody should be turned away because of something like this. Just make everyone aware that somebody is running an unapproved motor and go racing. Most importantly, have fun
C Branch is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.