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Today, 01:04 PM
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Posted By DesertRat

You will find that 1/12 pan car setups are very...

You will find that 1/12 pan car setups are very individualistic. What works well for one driver often will not work for another, and that the details of the building of the car are difficult to...
11-28-2022, 02:28 PM
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Posted By DesertRat

As seen @ the Snowbirds

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1079x716/img_20221128_142734_a1cbd3c84bea5238cacc9db7bc0acad7d1bead28.jpg...
11-17-2022, 01:07 PM
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Posted By DesertRat

Another thing that could be the issue is if one...

Another thing that could be the issue is if one of your tires is out of round, especially if its the hard rubber tires, it will make the car jump or vibrate and there is very little traction in the...
11-17-2022, 11:27 AM
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Posted By DesertRat

For the loose feel I would recommend a softer...

For the loose feel I would recommend a softer rear side spring, or even removing them completely for a few laps and seeing if that makes a big difference.

If the car pulls to one side under...
Forum: Vintage Forum
11-17-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By DesertRat

The only thing worth having, the ancient timing...

The only thing worth having, the ancient timing system, went from $12 to $300 in the last few minutes.

Son of a bitch.
Forum: Vintage Forum
11-15-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By DesertRat

Some cool stuff, some junk, nothing at a real...

Some cool stuff, some junk, nothing at a real steal price.
11-14-2022, 05:00 PM
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Views: 1,467,387
Posted By DesertRat

If they don't exist anymore, get a Yokomo thrust...

If they don't exist anymore, get a Yokomo thrust bearing.
11-09-2022, 10:21 AM
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Posted By DesertRat

I think the ultra-lights are too thin. Arguably...

I think the ultra-lights are too thin. Arguably they aren't great for aero either as a panel flapping in the wind causes loads of drag compared to a rigid panel.

As an alternative, this Bitty...
Forum: Racing Forum
11-07-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 58,341
Posted By DesertRat

People do whine about rules a lot, but what...

People do whine about rules a lot, but what annoys me more is the massive and loud "THE CARS ARE TOO FAST" lobby.

Here's what making the cars as slow as molasses does. First, it removes all of the...
10-31-2022, 12:19 PM
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Posted By DesertRat

https://teamscreamracing.com/images/uploads/202008...

https://teamscreamracing.com/images/uploads/20200811_181330_resized.jpg

Nothing but good things to say about these Team Scream Lowrider motors. Plenty of scoot, very lightweight, and has a nearly...
10-29-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

It wasn't giving up ground on the track to any...

It wasn't giving up ground on the track to any other 13.5.

Rollout of 68, not quite 40 degrees of timing on the endbell, it had some scoot.

Overall I had a frustrating race day, not because of...
10-28-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

I wish it was carpet. This place has arage floor...

I wish it was carpet. This place has arage floor sealant, but it's better than nothing.
10-28-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

Probably in the slow heat at PF. I'll let you go...

Probably in the slow heat at PF. I'll let you go by.
10-28-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

CRC encore shock shaft adapter. I had to run the...

CRC encore shock shaft adapter. I had to run the shock way forward because the ESC footprint is too big.
...
10-27-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

I will report after this weekend. I did my usual...

I will report after this weekend. I did my usual thing of buying an RC item and not using it until it's basically obsolete.

Edit: it is worth noting that with the lowrider motor and spool, the pod...
10-26-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

You know that guy who can't build a normal car,...

You know that guy who can't build a normal car, everything is 100% Frankenstein? Yeah that's me.
...
10-25-2022, 11:51 AM
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Views: 6,224,148
Posted By DesertRat

I would start with the stock rotor, 40 degrees of...

I would start with the stock rotor, 40 degrees of timing, and 70mm rollout.
10-22-2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 49,518
Views: 6,224,148
Posted By DesertRat

I understand what you mean. I once tried a...

I understand what you mean. I once tried a turnbuckle instead of a shock on a carpet car, and it was okay, not faster than the car with the shock and clearly bouncy in some areas, but as long as you...
10-20-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

There are lower profile 2S packs, but still much...

There are lower profile 2S packs, but still much bigger than a proper 1/12 pan car pack. GT10 and F1 is a considerably larger car, and I see people using one of the smaller 4000+mah 2S packs in that,...
10-20-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

I have good reason to think this isn't true. It's...

I have good reason to think this isn't true. It's a much taller battery pack.
Forum: Rookie Zone
10-19-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By DesertRat

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10-19-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

There is a significant difference between a 2s...

There is a significant difference between a 2s pack that is the size of a 1s, and a 2s for other cars. You will be wasting your time trying to fit that massive battery in the pan car chassis, it is...
10-19-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

Are you trying to run an offroad 2S shorty lipo...

Are you trying to run an offroad 2S shorty lipo or something? I would recommend not doing so.
10-19-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

My friend, I know of at least five chassis that...

My friend, I know of at least five chassis that were "Xti" and made and marketed by CRC, not counting the aftermarket who made even more.

Xti stock chassis (inline)
Xti transverse chassis (PN...
10-18-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,324
Posted By DesertRat

You would need an original XTI chassis. Please...

You would need an original XTI chassis.
Please keep in mind that the Xti chassis only accepts a certain servo, the sanwa mini.
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