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Yesterday, 10:31 AM
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As the battery discharges, there's less power to...

As the battery discharges, there's less power to the motor, so it slows down and doesn't accelerate as quickly. 2 speed shift point is based on RPM, so as you lose power it shifts later. HPI had an...
Forum: Chat Lounge
Yesterday, 06:33 AM
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Posted By jiml

Foam tires are for prepped surfaces. Remember...

Foam tires are for prepped surfaces. Remember they're for racing, not bashing. If you take a look at a "clean" parking lot you'll see just how much junk there really is. The first thing done for any...
Forum: Chat Lounge
Yesterday, 04:32 AM
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Posted By jiml

No it's not normal. You should have way more than...

No it's not normal. You should have way more than that. :D

The problem with 2 speeds in electric cars is the shift point changes as the battery discharges. OK in drag racing, a pain for anything...
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-18-2018, 01:37 PM
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Posted By jiml

Pfffffft! Try being a ROAR official :lol: ...

Pfffffft! Try being a ROAR official :lol:

Besides, haters gonna hate.
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-18-2018, 08:19 AM
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Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

Cup cars use fuel injection. Made by McLaren. ...

Cup cars use fuel injection. Made by McLaren.

It's because of the limitations on technology in NASCAR that vehicle dynamics play a much bigger role than the the tech heavy Formula 1. Getting a...
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-18-2018, 07:13 AM
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Posted By jiml

NASCAR counts! It may look like driving in...

NASCAR counts! It may look like driving in circles, but there is an awful lot of technology and skill that goes into oval racing.

Years ago an engineer with Hendrick was offered a job with an F1...
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-18-2018, 07:06 AM
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Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

The Chase started for a couple reasons (a playoff...

The Chase started for a couple reasons (a playoff season like the stick and ball sports) but the biggest is when Matt Kenseth almost won the championship without winning a single race. He ended up...
07-18-2018, 04:37 AM
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Views: 121,552
Posted By jiml

So no more 5th scale racing on LI?

So no more 5th scale racing on LI?
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-18-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

If only I had a place to race one. LONG ISLAND...

If only I had a place to race one. LONG ISLAND NEEDS A DRAG STRIP!

Sorry, regional political statement.
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-17-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

I'm just picturing the deer in the headlights...

I'm just picturing the deer in the headlights stare you got from your co-worker.
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-17-2018, 05:51 AM
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Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

Final Countdown was made in the 80's so there's...

Final Countdown was made in the 80's so there's lots of Rah Rah USA stuff in that movie. I can't get enough of that stuff but our European friends may get turned off by it. But watching F-14's going...
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07-17-2018, 04:57 AM
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Posted By jiml

You're beyond help. I know this from personal...

You're beyond help. I know this from personal experience. :lol:

If you have a place to race it great! If you don't, the speed of these things is exhilarating, but after that what do you do?
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-16-2018, 05:38 PM
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Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

Trucks @ Eldora

Trucks @ Eldora
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-16-2018, 06:39 AM
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Posted By jiml

Millennium w/Kris Kristofferson. Not the best...

Millennium w/Kris Kristofferson. Not the best time travel movie, but interesting.
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

I think it's time to get rid of stage racing

I think it's time to get rid of stage racing
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-14-2018, 07:28 PM
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Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

Need pictures

Need pictures
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-14-2018, 07:27 PM
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Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

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Forum: Chat Lounge
07-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 29,398
Posted By jiml

Did anybody else watch the NYC E-Prix? Does...

Did anybody else watch the NYC E-Prix?

Does anybody care about electric car racing?
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-14-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

Quaker State 400 (Kentucky) 1. Martin Truex...

Quaker State 400 (Kentucky)

1. Martin Truex Jr.
2. Erik Jones
3. Kevin Harvick
4. Brad Keselowski
5. Kyle Busch
6. Paul Menard
7. Ryan Blaney
8. Clint Bowyer
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-14-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,236
Posted By jiml

Which completely defeats the purpose of VTA. This...

Which completely defeats the purpose of VTA. This class came about when the cost of TC's began going up significantly. Older cars, slower motors, and muscle car bodies were designed to keep racers...
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-11-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

Larson made a quick move down but went back up....

Larson made a quick move down but went back up. He made a move down to avoid a wreck and didn't see Larson go back up
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-11-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

So you would rather see Carl Edwards get thrown...

So you would rather see Carl Edwards get thrown in the catch fence?
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-10-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

Because the rule took away a well deserved win. ...

Because the rule took away a well deserved win. Just because it's correct, doesn't make it right.
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-08-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15,330
Views: 667,435
Posted By jiml

And Kimi fessed up to it. When is F1 going...

And Kimi fessed up to it.

When is F1 going to realize safety cars make the show better?
Forum: Chat Lounge
07-07-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12,807
Views: 427,684
Posted By jiml

Well that was a pretty good demolition derby ...

Well that was a pretty good demolition derby

And nobody took the 78! Probably why he ran 2nd. :)
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