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02-07-2016, 02:53 PM
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Posted By darkangel

You can try some of the optional rear ride height...

You can try some of the optional rear ride height adjusters (.5/1.00 and .25/1.25). I think 40.5 is the best you can get with the stock (kit) adjusters.
02-07-2016, 02:17 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Anyone have a good starting setup for 17.5 or...

Anyone have a good starting setup for 17.5 or 13.5 (both) for the new carpet with the purple striped "spec" tires?
01-05-2016, 09:03 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Nope....you can use those to directly attach to...

Nope....you can use those to directly attach to chassis without the mounts that came with the kit.
11-25-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By darkangel

PM sent

PM sent
08-02-2015, 03:28 PM
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Posted By darkangel

crc pro-cut fronts

Are any of you using the CRC Pro-cut tires?

I just got some from a friend of mine and found that I have about 1.3 mm of gap between the bearings and the locknut. Are you shimming that out with...
07-01-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Have any of you had a chance to run this car in...

Have any of you had a chance to run this car in both transverse and inline battery positions? Which way did you prefer? I'm still on the fence on which way to set it up (I haven't ran a 1/12 since...
05-27-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Negative camber (ie -1) is the standard way of...

Negative camber (ie -1) is the standard way of writing camber that you want (top of wheel narrower than the bottom). There is very few reasons to run positive camber (occasionally to help with...
05-07-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By darkangel

inline layout

I'm new to brushless/lipo setups. Is there a reason why everyone puts the battery on the left side of the chassis and the electronics down the right? Or is it preference as to which side the battery...
05-04-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By darkangel

You'll probably want to run a short wheelbase on...

You'll probably want to run a short wheelbase on a track that is slower and more technical. As a short wheelbase should turn tighter and a bit faster, but it will be a little twitchier.

Longer...
06-29-2009, 07:29 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Loved the traction yesterday. Awesome race day.

Loved the traction yesterday. Awesome race day.
06-15-2009, 05:30 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Thanks for the race yesterday (too bad I had...

Thanks for the race yesterday (too bad I had silly motor problems::eek:sweat::p).

To those who put the work into the track, a big thank you.
07-04-2008, 04:50 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Art, you want the pot stirred a little..... ...

Art, you want the pot stirred a little.....

Keeping the track the same, good idea (but gets boring on anything but a permanent track).

Maybe try a track design that doesn't have 100,000 180...
05-05-2008, 06:39 AM
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Posted By darkangel

Awesome track layout guys. It was indeed a fun...

Awesome track layout guys. It was indeed a fun day, (even though I had major problems at the beginning of the main; oh well it happens).
04-21-2008, 08:09 AM
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Posted By darkangel

Thanks for putting on a good show guys. I can...

Thanks for putting on a good show guys. I can say the Springs racers did enjoy coming up running on a smooth surface for once. I had fun running with you guys. Big thanks to the guys running the...
04-16-2008, 04:41 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Hey all. It appears you will have 3 1/8...

Hey all.

It appears you will have 3 1/8 scales coming from the Springs this sunday. :smile::p:D
02-14-2008, 05:14 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Mario, I wish the best of luck on getting a patch...

Mario, I wish the best of luck on getting a patch of asphalt to race on. Keep at it, someone will be willing to help you guys out.
02-14-2008, 05:12 PM
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Posted By darkangel

Yes, MARCAR is not going to be holding races this...

Yes, MARCAR is not going to be holding races this year unless a lot of interest is shown from members of the club (particularly in CO Spgs).

Plain and simple: It really really sucks for the 4...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-11-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By darkangel

1/8th scale wheels don't have an inside hex. ...

1/8th scale wheels don't have an inside hex. They ride on a pin on the inside and a lever snaps them in on the outside. They are completely incompatible with a 1/10th scale without major...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-08-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 177,329
Posted By darkangel

the red shoe is softer than the grey. It yeilds...

the red shoe is softer than the grey. It yeilds a little better grip, but it isn't quite as consistant over a long race. That is what I found when trying the different compounds. I almost always...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-05-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,603
Posted By darkangel

Sorry for the double post

Sorry for the double post
Forum: Nitro On-Road
02-05-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,603
Posted By darkangel

if you're going through tires faster than...

if you're going through tires faster than everyone else.....change your driving style. I know easier said, than done.

Anything that will create undue friction on the tires, will wear the tires....
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-27-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 177,329
Posted By darkangel

shwb = short wheelbase Car looks pretty good.

shwb = short wheelbase

Car looks pretty good.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-24-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,487
Posted By darkangel

The NTC3 can still be competitive with the newer...

The NTC3 can still be competitive with the newer cars. That being said, it no longer has it's advantages over the rest of the field (ie free rolling, high corner speed) and it's disadvantages (ie...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
12-01-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By darkangel

That and watching your car ramp off the apex...

That and watching your car ramp off the apex strips all the way arcoss the track. I'm trying vrc this year, if anything it'll help my throttle control.

My recommendation: drive any type of r/c. ...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-25-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,992
Posted By darkangel

SerpentD - Steve Rossi was using an OS when...

SerpentD - Steve Rossi was using an OS when racing with us last year except the last race where he was breaking in his big motors for Nats.

The OS motor (I'm not sure about the new one that is...
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