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12-12-2012, 06:06 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

There are kits to convert nitro buggies to...

There are kits to convert nitro buggies to electic which gets you half way there.

I think the Losi Nitro 8ight buggy can be converted to GT8 pretty easily, a few have been done and they work...
05-17-2012, 07:31 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

I know Jai will be racing GT8 so add one there.

I know Jai will be racing GT8 so add one there.
05-17-2012, 06:25 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

GT8 Drivers list for May 20th 2012 1. Steve...

GT8 Drivers list for May 20th 2012

1. Steve FangsCPO
2. Jerry RC Passion
3. ralph
4. matt
5. we have a friend that is a maybe
6. Dan K

I think Jai and I would consider running Nitro if...
08-01-2011, 04:14 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

Sounds like we're on our way to becoming NASCAR,...

Sounds like we're on our way to becoming NASCAR, LOL.

Now all we need are some deep pocket sponsors and track side interviews..........

I want to bring my air tools next time......... so we...
08-01-2011, 10:29 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

I for one am EXTREMELY grateful to OC Circuit for...

I for one am EXTREMELY grateful to OC Circuit for their continuing efforts to keep reasonable and fun racing alive in SoCal. I do have some understanding of the effort it takes to put on these events...
07-31-2011, 11:42 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

Thanks Jai, I checked weather.com and it...

Thanks Jai,

I checked weather.com and it looks like if there is any rain it should happen around 11-12 then it supposed to "sunny up" from 1pm through the rest of the day.
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Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-24-2011, 06:11 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

That's the only thing that makes sense, two...

That's the only thing that makes sense, two classes, belt and shaft drive.

I'd personally like to see a 2wd belt or gear drive class option also, Nitro or Electric. That would make for a nice...
07-24-2011, 05:41 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

Hey Charlie, What is the fixed FDR going to...

Hey Charlie,

What is the fixed FDR going to be? We need to make sure we have a couple sets of gears in that ratio with us.
05-03-2011, 07:34 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

+100 !!! I LOVE the endurance events. For me...

+100 !!!

I LOVE the endurance events. For me they are way more exciting and rewarding than the regular sprint races. I had just as much fun, I think more, at this one than the first one. I think...
01-17-2011, 07:41 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

Two of our crew run converted Losi 8ights, from...

Two of our crew run converted Losi 8ights, from Nitro to BL power. They are awesome on the track and a quality car throughout. Kcunamay's car under that freshly painted lid is a Losi. I think Tony...
01-05-2011, 10:54 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

Sweet!!! Those Deltaplastik bodies don't come...

Sweet!!! Those Deltaplastik bodies don't come cheap do they. I hope they are more rugged than your average body.

I agree that it would be nice if you carried PMTs also. We need better stocking on...
12-15-2010, 12:36 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

NICE shot! Another podium finish for Team...

NICE shot! Another podium finish for Team Nitronic.

So.... who's thinking a GT8 3hr team enduro might be a very cool thing?

The Team based 1/10th class Enduro Charlie ran in 2010 was an...
12-14-2010, 01:50 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

Did you use differential braking, ie front & rear...

Did you use differential braking, ie front & rear rotors etc?
12-14-2010, 10:57 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

I think you might be right about the added...

I think you might be right about the added resistance of the connectors. I ran a pair of Thunder Power 65C 2S and was pretty happy with the speed. Then I tried a Blue Lipo 4S 40C and went "wow", now...
12-14-2010, 10:40 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

Most people here are sticking to 4 cell...

Most people here are sticking to 4 cell batteries, that also gives you the option of running a pair of 2 cells in series if need be. I "suspect" that in the event that rules start to be applied to...
12-13-2010, 06:50 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

The A-main event race was stacked FULL of cars,...

The A-main event race was stacked FULL of cars, probably too many actually. It's hard to not have some carnage with that many big cars banging doors on a moderate sized track.

I was having a hard...
12-13-2010, 10:10 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

Even though I was only able to make it on Sunday...

Even though I was only able to make it on Sunday I had a great time racing with you all. We had a super turnout for the GT8 class!!!

Things got interesting as temps dropped for Mains and everybody...
12-06-2010, 11:22 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

We should get some starting grid pix. I hope...

We should get some starting grid pix.

I hope it's warmer next Sunday.
12-02-2010, 11:12 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

I think most of Team Nitronic will be there on...

I think most of Team Nitronic will be there on the 12th. Several of us can't make the 11th.
12-02-2010, 11:06 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

I had 3 TP 50C packs puff, they warrantied them...

I had 3 TP 50C packs puff, they warrantied them with their 65C packs so I'm not complaining. They were carefully handled and balanced charged on Hyperion 0606i chargers. Two puffed a bit more after...
11-30-2010, 07:01 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

You see how innocently he puts it out there? ...

You see how innocently he puts it out there?

You guys better get ready to roll your sleeves up cuz this is only the first step into the deep dark world of CF addiction.
11-30-2010, 10:59 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

It was great to have some new racers in the...

It was great to have some new racers in the class, SNR got his wish as everybody really stepped up the pace. Several of us are still getting our cars dialed in so I think the pace will keep getting...
11-29-2010, 03:49 PM
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Posted By danketchpel

After searching the track pretty good I think...

After searching the track pretty good I think you're right.

I'm planning on adding a simple little screwed on tab to the chassis to prevent the pinion from actually "exiting the car" the next...
11-29-2010, 10:16 AM
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Posted By danketchpel

Ya, I had a good time yesterday in spite of the...

Ya, I had a good time yesterday in spite of the the rather chilly temps. I've still got lots of chassis setup to do to get my DM1-s dialed but I'm getting closer and made some big strides yesterday. ...
11-28-2010, 01:04 AM
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Views: 472,646
Posted By danketchpel

Yup, I'll be there!!! And oh ya, I'd love...

Yup, I'll be there!!!


And oh ya, I'd love to race that awesome track in Mexico one of these days when the economy starts puttin' out again........ maybe then I could afford a dream race trip...
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