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10-16-2020, 08:48 AM
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Posted By TPhalen

Any chassis is allowed in the UF1 as long as it...

Any chassis is allowed in the UF1 as long as it is 190mm. There is a link on the UF1 site showing the popular chassis' used under the Guide to UF1 tab (needs to be updated to to include the Exotek...
10-15-2020, 09:23 AM
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Posted By TPhalen

Sorry, just answered your radio question. ...

Sorry, just answered your radio question.

When everything is open and running, we race at a couple different tracks around SoCal; Cal Raceway in Orange, Revelation Raceway in Montclair, URC V in...
10-15-2020, 09:21 AM
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Posted By TPhalen

STX3 should be good enough to start off with. ...

STX3 should be good enough to start off with.

If you have a budget for the DX5C, it will certainly help with the added bells and whistles, but it's certainly not necessary. I would suggest a good...
10-15-2020, 09:18 AM
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Posted By TPhalen

The F2 class is where you're going to want to...

The F2 class is where you're going to want to start. That being said, there is no 'Spec' power system other than the entire system being ROAR legal and the motor being a 25.5T.

Right now the most...
10-15-2020, 09:13 AM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

At the moment, newcomers to the Series start off...

At the moment, newcomers to the Series start off in Formula 2. This is the class to learn you car, learn setup techniques and car control without having to race the 'top dogs'.

If you want to run...
10-15-2020, 08:36 AM
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Posted By TPhalen

Hey Steve. Here's the link to the UF1 site:...

Hey Steve.

Here's the link to the UF1 site: Home | UF1 RC - Formula 1 RC Racing (http://uf1rc.com/). There's the ruleset as well as our schedule. The season just ended and we are looking to start...
10-06-2020, 03:22 PM
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Posted By TPhalen

TCS rules state no aftermarket parts can be used,...

TCS rules state no aftermarket parts can be used, nor is drilling holes ok. That being said, I want to keep to those same rules.

However, You can add a motor-mounted fan ring to your car - totally...
10-06-2020, 03:18 PM
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Posted By TPhalen

The systems vary from track to track with almost...

The systems vary from track to track with almost all being 3-wire AMB compatible. As long as yours is compatible with that, you should be good.
09-17-2020, 07:14 PM
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Posted By TPhalen

I'm fine with different helmets, however they...

I'm fine with different helmets, however they must be styrene-based - no Lexan equivalents.
09-17-2020, 07:12 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

I wanted to re-visit this question about motor...

I wanted to re-visit this question about motor wires.

I do not have a problem with shortening the wires (obviously), but to keep it fair for everyone, the stock colored wiring needs to be used. I...
09-16-2020, 01:31 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

I have not problem with changing the motor wires....

I have not problem with changing the motor wires. You can even make them shorter to help with wiring (since space is pretty limited). - I have a new ruling on this; FYI. See above post.

Spec...
09-13-2020, 05:45 PM
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Posted By TPhalen

Like we do in the UF1 :) I hadn't planned on...

Like we do in the UF1 :)

I hadn't planned on doing permanent numbers in the FE class just yet, but it could be something we do in the future for sure!
09-13-2020, 03:04 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Sorry, missed this part of your question. ...

Sorry, missed this part of your question.

Per the TCS rules, ANY screws (steel, Ti or even stainless) can be used to build the Formula E car. I'm going to follow these rules as well, however keep...
09-13-2020, 02:55 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Yes. We are finishing up last season (8 race...

Yes. We are finishing up last season (8 race season, COVID shut us down at race 7) and the F1 class uses 21.5 (or 25.5) while F2 uses 25.5. Everyone starts in F2 unless they 'qualify' for F1 - we'll...
09-13-2020, 02:51 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

On the contrary - the Formula E USED to do pit...

On the contrary - the Formula E USED to do pit stops - the guys would jump out of one car and into a full-charged car. Now, of course, they batteries are so much better that they don't do that, but...
04-20-2020, 09:07 AM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

As photeckk suggested, check out the website for...

As photeckk suggested, check out the website for more information. The format is geared towards two different specs - basically sportsman (F2) and expert (F1). The F2 class is a little more relaxed -...
03-15-2020, 11:11 AM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Round 7 Race Recap kids - ...

Round 7 Race Recap kids -

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/500x320/uf1_f1_round_7_top_3_small_ec157e95a09d7366a3398ae9fe052fa0358c6cbe.jpg...
03-15-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Funny - just posted something about this on the...

Funny - just posted something about this on the UF1 site: Coronavirus and the UF1 (http://uf1rc.com/coronavirus-and-the-uf1/)

And yes - the threat of rain AGAIN! I'll wait until later in the week...
02-09-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Yes, I posted something on the Facebook page as...

Yes, I posted something on the Facebook page as well as an email blast.

Honestly, those are my preferred forms of contact - you should join at least one of those for up-to-the-minute reports. :)
02-06-2020, 07:28 AM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Not yet. Just have to get around to doing it. ...

Not yet. Just have to get around to doing it.

At the moment, I think the record is in the high 30's for the number of cars. I think we can take that...
01-13-2020, 02:56 PM
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Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

We have a full set of these and will be giving...

We have a full set of these and will be giving them a good test session soon. Might be another alternative tire!
Forum: Racing Forum
12-18-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,216
Posted By TPhalen

Hey guys.Seeing as the ETRL Super Truck class is...

Hey guys.Seeing as the ETRL Super Truck class is getting more and more popular, I thought it was time to post up a setup sheet for the TT-01E so drivers could record and share their setups....
Forum: Racing Forum
11-18-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,216
Posted By TPhalen

Final round of the inaugural ETRL Season is done...

Final round of the inaugural ETRL Season is done - congrats to Mark Brown for taking the daily win in both classes!

The Top 3 overall winners in both classes are (drum roll please):
Spec Truck...
11-18-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 54,625
Posted By TPhalen

Sorry guys - thought I posted all of this here -...

Sorry guys - thought I posted all of this here - apparently not.

Anyway, here's the results for Round 4 of the 2019/2020 UF1 Series!

A big congrats to the winners of both the F1 and F2 classes:...
Forum: Racing Forum
10-21-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,216
Posted By TPhalen

It was another great race day at Revelation...

It was another great race day at Revelation Raceway for Round 5 of the 2019 ETRL Series. We had a couple new faces show up and a couple that didn't, shaking up the points a bit.

Round 6 - the...
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