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Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-21-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By wingracer

Oh man, I've been out of the loop for a while....

Oh man, I've been out of the loop for a while. When did that happen?
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-20-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By wingracer

Arcadia and Ft Meyers. ...

Arcadia and Ft Meyers.

https://www.facebook.com/NuggetsRanchRacewayRC/

https://www.facebook.com/RacingAtTheFort/
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-13-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By wingracer

Chassis weights help get the car up to minimum...

Chassis weights help get the car up to minimum weight.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
10-10-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By wingracer

I was just thinking about you guys while cleaning...

I was just thinking about you guys while cleaning up flood damage at my mother's on Marco Island. Glad to hear things are intact enough to keep racing.
08-24-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By wingracer

Asus Rog Strix 3060 Nvidia GPU

For sale, an Asus Rog Strix 3060 GPU. Card works great and is in great condition. Includes box and accessories. A little dust still in it, I blew most of it off but ran out of air. It doesn't really...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-23-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By wingracer

Does your car have a way of changing the height...

Does your car have a way of changing the height of the rear lower inner hinge pins? Raising the rear lower arm's inner pivot will definitely improve entry and middle steering. Also, reducing rear...
08-19-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,362
Posted By wingracer

You are right, it is not needed. Well until that...

You are right, it is not needed. Well until that one time it comes loose on you 1 minute away from the end of the A main while you're leading. Then you will never go without it again
08-19-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,362
Posted By wingracer

So you like mangling your rods?

So you like mangling your rods?
08-19-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,362
Posted By wingracer

Use blue loctite, tighten the bejesus out of it....

Use blue loctite, tighten the bejesus out of it. If that doesn't work, you need a new collet and/or flywheel.
08-19-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By wingracer

I agree Nova carbs are great but in my...

I agree Nova carbs are great but in my experience, OS are even easier. I would put OS carbs #1 followed very closely by Nova then post 2008 or so Picco with everything else trailing way behind.

Of...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-14-2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By wingracer

All that is is ATF with some oil of wintergreen...

All that is is ATF with some oil of wintergreen added
08-09-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 679
Posted By wingracer

Your bearing feels gritty because it's rusted....

Your bearing feels gritty because it's rusted. Whatever you are doing in terms of fuel, after run and storage needs to change.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-30-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By wingracer

It's called automatic transmission fluid by...

It's called automatic transmission fluid by another name.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-08-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By wingracer

Say you are exclusively an electric racer without...

Say you are exclusively an electric racer without actually saying it
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-08-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By wingracer

A little math to back up my post. Let's say...

A little math to back up my post.

Let's say the fastest guy runs exactly 15.0 second lap times. He will finish with 20 laps in 5:00.00 and run out right at the line.

You run exactly 17.0 second...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-08-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By wingracer

The answer is easy, you're 2 seconds a lap slower...

The answer is easy, you're 2 seconds a lap slower than them. That means they are doing several more laps in 5 minutes than you are. In terms of actual mileage instead of time, you're probably getting...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
06-02-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By wingracer

Upscale your project just a bit and use a Honda...

Upscale your project just a bit and use a Honda GX25
05-29-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,713
Posted By wingracer

I personally have never found "straight line...

I personally have never found "straight line stability" to be a thing to worry about on RC cars unless something was broken or way out of whack (like uneven rear toe) so ignore it. Front toe out,...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
03-29-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By wingracer

I have no experience with ethanol so can't give...

I have no experience with ethanol so can't give specifics but I can think of two problems you could run into

1. Getting the right compression ratio / head shimming. I have no idea where to even...
03-03-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,309
Posted By wingracer

Short answer is yes, the pivot is the roll...

Short answer is yes, the pivot is the roll center. Just like the pivot on a Watts Link style suspension is the roll center.

Spring and damper configurations have zero impact on roll center.

I...
10-27-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By wingracer

NiB Asrock B450M/AC R2.0 AMD Ryzen Motherboard

Brand new in box with all accessories Asrock mATX B450 AMD motherboard with built in wifi. This is a micro ATX board but should fit just fine in most ATX cases. Ryzen 5000 series ready but will work...
10-17-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By wingracer

You will never get the crazy high antisquat...

You will never get the crazy high antisquat percentages on a wishbone car you can get from a 4 link like drag cars running 400%. If you can handle the Indian accent, here's an ok introduction to it:...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
08-03-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By wingracer

That Picco clutch was fantastic once I figured it...

That Picco clutch was fantastic once I figured it out. A bit of a pain and learning curve but once setup right and maintained, it was very consistent and reliable. But then I went Mugen and had to...
05-24-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,957
Posted By wingracer

It's been many many years since I used it but I...

It's been many many years since I used it but I had good luck with Hobbico liquid mask in the past. Local hobby shop always had it in stock so anytime I ran out of Dively and needed some now, I'd...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
05-13-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,267
Posted By wingracer

What the hell, I'll throw my 2 cents in. Let's...

What the hell, I'll throw my 2 cents in. Let's talk apples to apples.

Say I discovered some kid locally that was a world class driving talent. The next Masami or Collari in the making. Only...
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