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Old 09-28-2010, 04:30 PM
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We are racing this Sunday at Surf City Raceway!!! Home of perfect weather and awesome flowy track! The Ofna guys will be out too racing their Ultra GTP cars! That's right, the GT8 class will be at Surf City!!! THey will be promoting their new Ultra GTP2E car.



Come on out and play with us! FUN FUN FUN!!!! The track is 170'x70' with 15' lanes!!!

Surf City Raceway is located at 18100 Golden West St. Huntington Beach, CA!
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Old 09-29-2010, 12:51 PM
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Besides the Ofna guys, Any SD guys planning on driving up?
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I think my wife would kill me if I raced both days. Socalrc race on Saturday. Definately plan on making it up there or to Corona though.

So as far as setup goes on these things. How do I set the ride height? It has the standup shock towers, and the shock collar is all the way up. I'm reading it's adjusted by the "swaybar" cams, even though figure I had it, I can't get the car much lower than 15mm.

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Originally Posted by markw View Post
I think my wife would kill me if I raced both days. Socalrc race on Saturday. Definately plan on making it up there or to Corona though.

So as far as setup goes on these things. How do I set the ride height? It has the standup shock towers, and the shock collar is all the way up. I'm reading it's adjusted by the "swaybar" cams, even though figure I had it, I can't get the car much lower than 15mm.

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The sway bar cams are your downstops.
You can shorten the push rods and the shock length to lower.
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Originally Posted by D Starks View Post
The sway bar cams are your downstops.
You can shorten the push rods and the shock length to lower.
I've got the SNR carbon towers on the car. I'll look at the shocks, but I think they're as short as they go. I'm used to adjusting ride height by adjusting the shock collar, but these are all the way up. I'm wondering if the tower needs to be a little bit taller?

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Does ofna make a shorter spring for the rear of the car?
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My work in progress. Rx8 combo 2050 kv motor, need to get 4s lipo's, not sure what to get??
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Just ran my Ultra GTP2E yesterday. A blast to drive! I pretty much drove the car bone stock with different tires i borrowed from Dave Starks. The car is awersome. I need a little more adjustments and the car will be dialed. I ran a Novak system but thermalled so i didn't finish the race. Im hoping i get my Speedpassion system in by Ht Corona on the 17th. I ran a HV 6.5. I ordered a Speedpassion Silver Arrow with a 2200KV motor. The Ofna guys are in full support for this class so i hope to see more GT8's out there in a couple of weeks. As soon as i take pics of my car, ill post it. All i did this weekend was set the ride height and droop. i might need to get some springs and maybe some stiffer oil. Regardless, the car is super fun and really easy to drive/set up. I was a little under motored with the 6.5 and probably under geared,(170' straight) but made it up in the infield.

So now that I have a car, Jai just got one too, who's up for making it out to Ht Corona October 17th??

Track is 160x80, High Bite Asphalt. Onsite Hobbyshopis Hobbytown Corona and there are plenty of places to grub. Techno RC, Mark, Will..you guys down?
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Originally Posted by charlie_b View Post
Just ran my Ultra GTP2E yesterday. A blast to drive! I pretty much drove the car bone stock with different tires i borrowed from Dave Starks. The car is awersome. I need a little more adjustments and the car will be dialed. I ran a Novak system but thermalled so i didn't finish the race. Im hoping i get my Speedpassion system in by Ht Corona on the 17th. I ran a HV 6.5. I ordered a Speedpassion Silver Arrow with a 2200KV motor. The Ofna guys are in full support for this class so i hope to see more GT8's out there in a couple of weeks. As soon as i take pics of my car, ill post it. All i did this weekend was set the ride height and droop. i might need to get some springs and maybe some stiffer oil. Regardless, the car is super fun and really easy to drive/set up. I was a little under motored with the 6.5 and probably under geared,(170' straight) but made it up in the infield.

So now that I have a car, Jai just got one too, who's up for making it out to Ht Corona October 17th??

Track is 160x80, High Bite Asphalt. Onsite Hobbyshopis Hobbytown Corona and there are plenty of places to grub. Techno RC, Mark, Will..you guys down?
I am running the Silver Arrow 2 with the new Silver Arrow 2 8.5 motor. Great ESC!
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I am running the Silver Arrow 2 with the new Silver Arrow 2 8.5 motor. Great ESC!
Awesome! I'm glad you are liking yours. I can't wait to get mine in the mail!
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Charlie b what did you set your ride height and droop at. I would like to get a general idea before I take mine out for it's first run????
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Charlie b what did you set your ride height and droop at. I would like to get a general idea before I take mine out for it's first run????
I did both Fr and RR with 5mm Droop. I think i need to do more still..it still has considerable front lift on acceleration so i think i will either go 5.5 or 6mm droop in front. As far as ride height, i had it at 11mm front, 12mm Rear.
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Originally Posted by charlie_b View Post
So now that I have a car, Jai just got one too, who's up for making it out to Ht Corona October 17th??

Track is 160x80, High Bite Asphalt. Onsite Hobbyshopis Hobbytown Corona and there are plenty of places to grub. Techno RC, Mark, Will..you guys down?
Team Nitronic will be there!!! Count me, Eric and Omar in for EGT8. Steve can run my Nitro DM1-S with us and Dan with his too I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!
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Team Nitronic will be there!!! Count me, Eric and Omar in for EGT8. Steve can run my Nitro DM1-S with us and Dan with his too I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!
That makes 8 of us! Sweet!
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Anyone here already tested the Ofna GTP2e ?

Im seriourly thinking on getting one,

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