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12-23-2020, 09:08 AM
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Posted By duckman996

The setup works best for non-point-and-shoot...

The setup works best for non-point-and-shoot drivers. Have to be able to apply some throttle mid-corner to take advantage of the set-up. Have had a few people try my car locally - all commenting on...
11-24-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,253
Posted By duckman996

I find it more stable. The trunk area is longer...

I find it more stable. The trunk area is longer and the door have a flat ledge vs. the original body. I like it better... feels more predictable and more balanced. The original Twister was very good...
11-16-2020, 06:05 PM
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Posted By duckman996

Bump to the top

Bump to the top
11-15-2020, 12:16 PM
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Posted By duckman996

Schumacher Mi7 with upgrades SOLD

Very clean Mi7 with lots of upgraded parts.

SOLD

Schumacher Mi7 for sale.
Slider - as shown
many upgrades including

Titanium screws in non critical areas,
Titanium turn buckles,
11-15-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Mi7 For Sale

Anyone looking for a clean Mi7 with many upgrades and a good sized spare lot, I posted my 17.5 car for sale. Love the car but have to reduce the fleet down. Ran the car indoors only on black carpet -...
10-22-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Historically - the EVO version was not enough to...

Historically - the EVO version was not enough to hold-off on buying this car in my opinion. I really donít know What they can improve on this car. Lower shock towers maybe?
10-21-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Exchange front and rear arms. From the kit the...

Exchange front and rear arms. From the kit the front is wider then rear... for carpet, I found the switch made the car more stable on exit.

What diff fluid you are running might be causing your...
10-21-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,066
Posted By duckman996

Iím loving my TA07RR in the tub chassis class...

Iím loving my TA07RR in the tub chassis class we're running here locally with a 21.5 motor. Iíd be curious to see if the MS can handle any better as my RR is dialed on very high grip black-carpet...
10-01-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

what track surface? i would look at; 1)...

what track surface?

i would look at;

1) broken/ bent parts. Wrecked bearings can cause this - as can a broken upper suspension mount (bulkhead side)

2) too much uptravel in rear. Canít make...
09-27-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

originally when I got the car I exchanged the...

originally when I got the car I exchanged the front and rear arms to make the back wider. This car seams to steer a lot from the back (like most of the mid-motor cars) so widening the rear made the...
09-26-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Black Carpet Setup

Hereís the setup Iím using. JACO Blue tires - no glue. Works if youíre a smoother driver. Car has excellent balance. 25 grams added down center of car. 10 grams up front on each side by steering...
09-22-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,906
Views: 464,779
Posted By duckman996

LF stock V2 chassis and motor mount

Looking to buy a stock V2 chassis (plastic tub) and the TRF motor mount (V2). Looking to convert a V1 to a V2 for some local tub chassis racing.

Any help locating these parts will be greatly...
09-21-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/67490579_22a5_42f8_81a1_04506ec0c8c9_9947fc0e987a6acaa6d456275f412d4d535d320a.jpeg
This car makes me smile every time I run it.
04-19-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Always looking at lowering the center of mass on...

Always looking at lowering the center of mass on my TCís - I was impressed with the weight savings the titanium turn-buckles gave on the Mi7. Over 3 grams over the stock parts that I can now move...
04-16-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Mi7 Black Carpet Base set-up

My baseline Black Carpet set-up - mostly stock kit parts.
Parts used outside of kit:
Montech YSOT lightweight body - stock wing. Also run Racer 2 when track has lower traction
Xray 2.5-2.8 Front...
04-10-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Shorty Mi7

Tried the ďshortyĒ configuration and went almost 2 tenths faster in the hero lap - but more impressively got 5 seconds faster in a 5 min run. Car felt more planted in the corner but would rotate as...
04-01-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

I tried them on high grip black carpet - both...

I tried them on high grip black carpet - both front and rear. It did limit traction roll but the car felt less direct for me. Iíve now changed back to a more traditional piston shock along with...
03-07-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,648
Posted By duckman996

Our Canadian Nationals will have 63+ entries in...

Our Canadian Nationals will have 63+ entries in mod TC and for comparison 23 mod 1/12 racers. It helps that the track size is conducive to running modified but mod 1/12 seems to be a falling off and...
03-07-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By duckman996

What do your local hobby shops support in terms...

What do your local hobby shops support in terms of parts? If they really donít support the onroad chassis scene then youíre open to a lot more options. Iíve been very happy with the Schumacher Mi7 -...
03-07-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

On carpet - the mid seems to be easier to push -...

On carpet - the mid seems to be easier to push - rotating mid-corner better. Tried rear motor - wonít go back.

Canít comment on tarmac- since donít have any tracks locally that run on that...
03-07-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 119,247
Posted By duckman996

Car is pretty durable. I race TC mod and havenít...

Car is pretty durable. I race TC mod and havenít really broken anything. We race on very high grip black carpet and it handles it very well. I did switch to the aluminum chassis just to calm the car...
02-23-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,552
Views: 1,533,171
Posted By duckman996

I should have some. Where are you located?

I should have some. Where are you located?
02-18-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By duckman996

Progressive Springs are almost a staple locally...

Progressive Springs are almost a staple locally for on-road carpet racing - especially as the traction increases. While a linear spring may render faster lap-times, the progressive spring on the...
02-17-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,729
Posted By duckman996

Youíll have to be a bit creative... If you...

Youíll have to be a bit creative...

If you look up Awesomatix Shorty conversion on Google youíll see some pictures of what they have engineered to run shorty packs and still have a balanced car....
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