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05-10-2018, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Just picked up my new T4 2018 chassis last night....

Just picked up my new T4 2018 chassis last night. This will be my first Xray, after years of using Tamiya and briefly VBC. Xray has great support by both supplier and drivers in Australia, which...
03-22-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 706
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Posted By Burlap

I've trimmed the front wheel arches on my BRZ...

I've trimmed the front wheel arches on my BRZ shell to suit the smaller 55mm wheels and still looks good. Unfortunately I had already cut the rears for the inch ups
03-14-2018, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Tamiya haven't released any official knuckles,...

Tamiya haven't released any official knuckles, however both 3 Racing and Yeah Racing have
03-07-2018, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Tamiya have been completely shocking with their...

Tamiya have been completely shocking with their spare parts availability for the M07. The usual large Asian sites I deal with are always out of stock of parts like the uprights, body posts and other...
01-15-2018, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Burlap

I usually prefer my cars to slide a little rather...

I usually prefer my cars to slide a little rather than go for outright grip, and found the TP36s to be a bit too much in the heat, but good for racing when temperatures are under 30c. The wear I have...
01-14-2018, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Burlap

It would be nice to substitute the plastic...

It would be nice to substitute the plastic steering knuckles with M05 aluminium ones. At least until Tamiya works out their spare parts availability issues with C Parts tree.

I've found the Pits...
12-18-2017, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Burlap

I run 300k on low-med grip asphalt and don't have...

I run 300k on low-med grip asphalt and don't have any wandering issues. The only time I have noticed the car wandering is when there's a stone in the gearbox (same with the M05).

I'm running a...
10-11-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,680
Posted By Burlap

What time does practice start tomorrow?

What time does practice start tomorrow?
08-29-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,806
Views: 588,540
Posted By Burlap

Metro Hobbies in Box Hill I think have some Mini...

Metro Hobbies in Box Hill I think have some Mini kits in stock, best to give them a call.

In regards to motor/ESC, Boronia isn't allowing the latest black Hobbywing ESC/Motor combo for this year,...
08-02-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,680
Posted By Burlap

Any update on the entry form?

Any update on the entry form?
07-17-2017, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Burlap

I've used Ceramic bearings in my touring cars....

I've used Ceramic bearings in my touring cars. They require less maintenance than the steel bearings, and usually last longer. I've found the cheapie Yeah Racing ones to be good. Acer Bearings are...
07-03-2017, 10:31 PM
05-20-2017, 12:00 AM
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Posted By Burlap

Does anyone know where I can source the o-ring...

Does anyone know where I can source the o-ring that fits on to the screw that goes into the shock cap? My Google-Fu isn't coming up with any real results for the part number of the o-ring. Is there...
05-10-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Agreed. If I wanted to front wheel drive tourer,...

Agreed. If I wanted to front wheel drive tourer, I'd go for a FF0x chassis. However it will be the case that you'll need to race one to be competitive in the Mini class eventually.

From...
03-30-2017, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Burlap

I haven't checked the weight of my Mini for a...

I haven't checked the weight of my Mini for a while, but the way the scrutineers were having to use two hands to lift my Mini at the Vics, I think it's a bit tubby :)
03-27-2017, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Thanks Tony. Mr Ren is ordering some in at the...

Thanks Tony. Mr Ren is ordering some in at the moment
03-26-2017, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Interesting. Be able to have the Blitz Golf GTi...

Interesting. Be able to have the Blitz Golf GTi style of wing on any Mini shell then. Would that be legal for Mini racing in Australia?
03-22-2017, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Burlap

Sorry about the confusion! Yeah, I stuck...

Sorry about the confusion!

Yeah, I stuck with TP36s on the rear for all of Sunday.

Those M03/05 shells that Canadian dude is selling are really interesting, thanks Tony!
03-21-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29,769
Views: 3,855,255
Posted By Burlap

Ah yes, now I remember. It's just your Monster...

Ah yes, now I remember. It's just your Monster Mini shell is so awesome I forgot about this one :)

Those SERCCC curbs are insane, thankfully I only clipped them twice in qualifying, but in 99% of...
03-21-2017, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Burlap

First off, it was great racing against you and...

First off, it was great racing against you and Wayne, as well as the other Mini drivers, on the weekend.

In regards to the M05 setup, my M05 v.2 is setup for mid wheelbase length, running the...
03-20-2017, 06:57 PM
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Views: 3,855,255
Posted By Burlap

Looks like Hobby King have either copied or...

Looks like Hobby King have either copied or brought Tamiya's Cooper molds. They have the Rover Mini and BMW Mini shells for sale:

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/catalogsearch/result/?q=cooper

In...
03-20-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,645
Posted By Burlap

Had a great weekend. Thanks to all the Mini...

Had a great weekend. Thanks to all the Mini drivers who appeared in droves for the state titles. Thanks to SERCCC for hosting the Vics this year.
03-14-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,645
Posted By Burlap

Will there be security at the track so we can...

Will there be security at the track so we can leave marquees up overnight?
02-27-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,645
Posted By Burlap

From what I saw people running last Sunday at the...

From what I saw people running last Sunday at the track for Mini, most people were running Team Powers 36s all round.
I was using old ABC Hobbies hards on the front which was giving the same amount...
02-23-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,806
Views: 588,540
Posted By Burlap

AWISE FROM THE GWAVE! There's a big turn out...

AWISE FROM THE GWAVE!

There's a big turn out for the Mini class in this year Vic Titles! If you love your Mini and want to race with a big field of Minis, make sure you sign up for them!

Entry...
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