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05-06-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14,744
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Posted By IndyRC_Racer

The above link is requiring a Facebook login to...

The above link is requiring a Facebook login to open. Maybe the privacy settings need to be changed for people who aren't Facebook members.
05-04-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Body prep before painting can make a big...

Body prep before painting can make a big difference with "stickage" of paint to a polycarbonate body. Like buggybug above already stated, at a minimum clean out the body with a degreasing dish soap...
05-04-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Here is an HPI 7412 Ford Focus WRC body that I...

Here is an HPI 7412 Ford Focus WRC body that I painted using Tamiya Translucent Silver backed by Tamiya Translucent Green (IIRC). I don't remember if I used the translucent silver before I painted...
05-04-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

You can try putting down a light coat of Tamiya...

You can try putting down a light coat of Tamiya PS-36 Translucent Silver before spraying any other color. Here is a link on TamiyaUSA for this paint...
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05-03-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

If this is a Losi Mini--B vehicle the following...

If this is a Losi Mini--B vehicle the following is a link to the manual...

Losi: Support: Customer, Product, Website. (http://www.losi.com/Products/Support.aspx?ProdID=LOS01016T2)

To fix the...
Forum: Rookie Zone
05-03-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

When trying to resolve electrical problems, it is...

When trying to resolve electrical problems, it is always best if you can isolate individual components as the source of the problem. You have already identified that when the servo is plugged in that...
05-03-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,756
Views: 1,034,653
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

It appears that the foam bumper that came with...

It appears that the foam bumper that came with the TT-02R kit is Tamiya Part# 52128. It is listed as part number SP-1218 in the parts list at the back of the manual. If you look at the description of...
04-22-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,756
Views: 1,034,653
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Finding some Tamiya parts can be a challenge....

Finding some Tamiya parts can be a challenge. Sometimes the parts are a 5 digit number and are easy to find/purchase. Other times they are a 7 digit number and can be found/purchased directly from...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-19-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Many forms of organized racing have limits on the...

Many forms of organized racing have limits on the motor or power unit depending on what classification you want to race. One reason for this is to help control the overall difference in speed between...
04-19-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15,591
Views: 3,569,295
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

This is a fantasy livery for a Tamiya F104 with a...

This is a fantasy livery for a Tamiya F104 with a light Tamiya 2017 body & wings. I am still racing this car on black carpet and am having fun with it!

Tamiya paints with decals leftover from an...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-15-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

As long as the lipo battery specs you are using...

As long as the lipo battery specs you are using don't exceed the specs of the Electronic Speed Control, you should be fine as long as you properly maintain/charge/discharge your battery. The main...
04-13-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

To start off you could just use longer rod ends...

To start off you could just use longer rod ends (which is the term Traxxas uses) on the ends of your shocks. Here is a link to the Traxxas website for some examples...
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Forum: Rookie Zone
04-12-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Two more quick responses.. - Buy a wider...

Two more quick responses..

- Buy a wider body. Often times you can find the same body in 190mm or 200mm widths. While Tamiya is a great source for scale race car bodies, HPI racing did offer some...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-12-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

If the problem is the wheels rubbing on the...

If the problem is the wheels rubbing on the underside of the hood/bonnet then here are a few quick solutions...
1 - raise the body up on the body posts either using different holes or adding...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-11-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

I've watched several videos on YouTube showing...

I've watched several videos on YouTube showing people who have converted existing smaller scale vehicles or model kits into fully R/C vehicles. I have recently watched a video of someone converting a...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-09-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Welcome back!! Glad to hear you are enjoying the...

Welcome back!! Glad to hear you are enjoying the Slash. It is a pretty durable vehicle that can be run on multiple surfaces. If you find yourself running primarily on the street with your Slash, make...
04-06-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,756
Views: 1,034,653
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Here is a website for Tamiya stuff that has a...

Here is a website for Tamiya stuff that has a TT-02 rear camber mod that you might be able to do some of your existing parts.
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Forum: Rookie Zone
04-06-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Most r/c transmitters that have multiple model...

Most r/c transmitters that have multiple model memory in them are designed to only control ONE r/c vehicle at a time.

The main purpose of multiple model memory is so that if you own 15 different...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-06-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Often it is hard to notice that an individual...

Often it is hard to notice that an individual wire has become damaged on a sensor cable due to the small individual wires. Often it is just easier to trouble shoot issues by swapping out the cable,...
Forum: Rookie Zone
04-01-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Based on your question I assume you are using the...

Based on your question I assume you are using the battery to power your R/C vehicle. Without know the specific brand of the vehicle or the electronics being used, it would be difficult to give you a...
Forum: Rookie Zone
03-31-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Spektrum has a good website with all the...

Spektrum has a good website with all the information that you would need on the Spektrum DX6i AIR transmitter. Here is a link......
03-31-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

That is 100% an HPI E-10 chassis. I owned and...

That is 100% an HPI E-10 chassis. I owned and even raced one in a silver can only class. Here is a link that includes manuals and an exploded view of the chassis....
Forum: Rookie Zone
03-26-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

Typically sensored brushless motors will be...

Typically sensored brushless motors will be listed by turns and sensorless brushless motors will be listed by KV rating.

I did just find something interesting in the description of a Trinity...
Forum: Racing Forum
03-26-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

The 4-tec 2.0 is a great platform for RTR racing....

The 4-tec 2.0 is a great platform for RTR racing. After seeing these cars racing in a class of their own, they really are very durable. And with a little bit of effort and upgrades they can even be...
Forum: Rookie Zone
03-26-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By IndyRC_Racer

One thing I haven't seen mentioned is that if...

One thing I haven't seen mentioned is that if this is your first transmitter purchase, always by new. And if you have a local hobby store, try the radio in your hand WITH batteries installed....
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