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08-17-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By trailranger

For crimping the plugs you can go to your local...

For crimping the plugs you can go to your local Radio "THE SHACK" and get a set of D-Sub Pin Crimpers for $9.99. If they do not have this in stock, they can bring it in without shipping charges.
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07-12-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,526
Posted By trailranger

I found some pullys for 1/8" shafts. I am not...

I found some pullys for 1/8" shafts. I am not sure if 0.080" pitch is the same as 2mm pitch found on most r/c cars.

http://www.robotmarketplace.com/products/timing_pulleys_main.html
06-30-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,721
Posted By trailranger

Good work Paul! If it wasn't for R/C and the...

Good work Paul!

If it wasn't for R/C and the racer fellowship, my battle with cancer would have ended long time ago. After three years of treatments my body has taken a toll, but I'm still racing...
06-14-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49,026
Views: 5,777,089
Posted By trailranger

PRS also makes 64, 65 spurs. You can thank the...

PRS also makes 64, 65 spurs. You can thank the 21.5 Oval racers for those gears. www.LeftHander-rc.com carries PRS.
06-10-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17,308
Important: Fastlane Raceway
Views: 971,532
Posted By trailranger

Looks like FastLane made it into some pages in...

Looks like FastLane made it into some pages in RCDriver. Great job Chuck
06-03-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,158
Posted By trailranger

I still race once and a while at a hobby shop...

I still race once and a while at a hobby shop parking lot. Not really racing at this place but bashing. The issues with traction normally are solved with the throttle not tires. I tired foams and...
06-03-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,641
Posted By trailranger

Yes shock oil does go bad but not quickly becuase...

Yes shock oil does go bad but not quickly becuase most oils are silicone. Most of the time the oil becomes contaminated and dirty long before the oil breaks down. But since your oil is still in the...
06-02-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17,308
Important: Fastlane Raceway
Views: 971,532
Posted By trailranger

well I wanted to head up on the 14th, but I'll be...

well I wanted to head up on the 14th, but I'll be in branson trying to sell my HPI R40. I have been trying to sell that car for about 2 years. Plus the 11th is my chemo day and I'll still be thinking...
06-02-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13,258
Views: 1,611,508
Posted By trailranger

I guess I am lost reading all this downstop/droop...

I guess I am lost reading all this downstop/droop thing in this thread.

Since I don't race competively due to living in the Abyss of R/C racing I never took much thought on this.

But when I...
06-01-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17,308
Important: Fastlane Raceway
Views: 971,532
Posted By trailranger

Anyone race sedan or 1:12? I plan on making...

Anyone race sedan or 1:12?

I plan on making a few trips up there this summer and wanted to be prepared. Sorry, not interested in VTA just Sedan racing like 17.5, 13.5, 10.5.
05-27-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By trailranger

All good anwsers to why reverse is not allowed. ...

All good anwsers to why reverse is not allowed. Not much I can add but I'll recap:

Motor Control
1: The good ol'days of RC had mechanical speedos and wiring for reverse was headache.
2: The...
05-22-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By trailranger

If your track does not kill bearings with fuzz...

If your track does not kill bearings with fuzz balls or bad wall slams then yes upgrading could help. But for me and my track I bought like 3 full sets for $7 a set off ebay and they last as long...
04-28-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49,026
Views: 5,777,089
Posted By trailranger

I guess I might have missed the mark on bringing...

I guess I might have missed the mark on bringing up the molded chassis.

Some people just get caught up in cost. I know it may take $1200 to be competitve in 1:12. But how in the world is the...
04-28-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49,026
Views: 5,777,089
Posted By trailranger

Molded Main Chassis

http://www.aeforums.co.uk/forum/index.php?showtopic=999&st=0&p=16720&#entry16720

I posted this a while back but the idea still remains as a way to introduce cheaper but high quality 1:12 cars to...
04-25-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By trailranger

I use PRS pinions and spurs. I also use...

I use PRS pinions and spurs. I also use Kimbrough spurs for the larger than 88T spurs. No issues with noise or power transfer. Spurs wear out after a few races so plan on replacing those after a...
04-21-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,917
Posted By trailranger

How about a setup diagnostics program. Like you...

How about a setup diagnostics program. Like you enter my car is loose at mid corner. And it replys with check list of items to check.

Or my car is unpredictable at corner entry. And it replys...
04-14-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By trailranger

try this link for download. RightClick and save...

try this link for download. RightClick and save as "RCTV725.wmv"

http://www.rctvlive.com/rctvshow01.wmv
04-05-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,306
Posted By trailranger

And among other things raced are MEN dressed as...

And among other things raced are MEN dressed as Drag queens. So I wouldn't act too proud of racing anything in the states.
03-28-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By trailranger

floor may be dusty, even with the daily cleaning....

floor may be dusty, even with the daily cleaning.

some pink foams may work.
03-26-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,454
Posted By trailranger

if you are fast at building a motor, just chill...

if you are fast at building a motor, just chill the rotor in dry ice or liquid nitrogen. That should keep the moisture from building up in the can.

I remember seeing dry ice heat sinks for...
03-16-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By trailranger

Delta-Peak chargers know when to stop charging...

Delta-Peak chargers know when to stop charging the cells even when charging at a fast rate. There is minimal difference in total capacity in the cells when charging at 1C or charging at up to 6amps....
03-15-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13,258
Views: 1,611,508
Posted By trailranger

Why do you want aluminum? My experience with any...

Why do you want aluminum? My experience with any metal outdrive is that they endup wearing faster than the $5 plastic sets.

recently a freind of mine ended up hitting a wall and broke the...
03-13-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,760
Posted By trailranger

speaking of new firmware I have 189 in my...

speaking of new firmware

I have 189 in my RSpro for my sedan and 189 in my RS for my pan cars. Would there be any reason for my to udate the Sedan if I am not going to be going to 3.7V lipo? ...
03-11-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By trailranger

Judging by the terms used in the article, this...

Judging by the terms used in the article, this technology will improve LiFePO4 batteries, not LiPO. Only time will tell if this advancement will help other battery types.

A123 is the largest...
03-11-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By trailranger

I have two Reedy 5000's, PM sent

I have two Reedy 5000's, PM sent
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