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06-05-2018, 04:59 PM
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Posted By sps3172

I agree that a spool is rarely best on club race...

I agree that a spool is rarely best on club race level traction.

I tend to like only enough diff tension to control 'diffing out' on corner exit. Any more just kills the turn in and binds the car...
05-24-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

FYI, Avid has 12mm hex spacers made from carbon....

FYI, Avid has 12mm hex spacers made from carbon. They allow you to space between the hub and rear wheel.
05-01-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

If you're copying the 'fast guys' by skipping the...

If you're copying the 'fast guys' by skipping the fan, don't stop there. Copy their gearing too. No one...sitting miles away...typing on a computer...is going to have a better idea of how to gear,...
04-10-2018, 08:54 AM
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Views: 116,637
Posted By sps3172

Curious if anyone has identified the preferred...

Curious if anyone has identified the preferred battery pack for this class. I've done some searching in this thread and havn't managed to turn up any info beyond the fact that battery rules have...
04-01-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,904
Important: ProlevelRC Raceway
Views: 225,884
Posted By sps3172

Come on out, meet the other racers and have a...

Come on out, meet the other racers and have a look for yourself. We race on Saturdays and practice on Tues and Thurs nights.

In May, the 'summer' schedule kicks in....Tues night practice and...
03-31-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14,415
Views: 2,896,213
Posted By sps3172

Not taking anything away from the CRC (I run one...

Not taking anything away from the CRC (I run one myself) on carpet but....

An Xray (Drew Ellis) just TQ'd the ROAR 2018 Carpet Nationals by a fairly WIDE margin. Granted, the driver makes up a...
03-23-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14,415
Views: 2,896,213
Posted By sps3172

I haven't run a fan all season.....I think I'm...

I haven't run a fan all season.....I think I'm the only one at our local track.
03-08-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,904
Important: ProlevelRC Raceway
Views: 225,884
Posted By sps3172

I think things have changed quite a bit since...

I think things have changed quite a bit since 2013. You man want to consider a new (or newer) chassis. Drew gets back from the Carpet Nats next week. Give him a call and he can fill you in.
02-09-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

https://www.rctech.net/forum/search.php?searchid=2...

https://www.rctech.net/forum/search.php?searchid=26816070

What I did was click on his user ID, then selected 'find more posts by SavageCanadian'.

As it turns out, he's already shared lots of...
02-09-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

I've seen plenty of the pre-mounts. Most, if not...

I've seen plenty of the pre-mounts. Most, if not all, have a bit of a wobble on the front tires. All, and not most, have been able to 'perform' properly. I sold an extra set to a driver that just...
02-09-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

You could always buy them unmounted and glue them...

You could always buy them unmounted and glue them yourselves. :nod:
02-07-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

We use the Gravity G-spec tire in our F1 class at...

We use the Gravity G-spec tire in our F1 class at Prolevel RC in St. Louis. Glue seems to be driver dependent with these tires. Some of us don't use any.....other guys flip and flop all over the...
02-06-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 49,645
Posted By sps3172

How is this helpful? Why not just share...

How is this helpful?

Why not just share what you know about tuning with glue?
02-02-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,904
Important: ProlevelRC Raceway
Views: 225,884
Posted By sps3172

Thanks for catching that! I made the correction...

Thanks for catching that! I made the correction above.
01-28-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,904
Important: ProlevelRC Raceway
Views: 225,884
Posted By sps3172

For anyone planning a visit from out of town, we...

For anyone planning a visit from out of town, we typically run:

On Road:
F1 (25.5 motor)
WGT-R (1s / 17.5 motor / CRC rubber tire)
12th 17.5 (Purple stripe spec tire)
TC stock (21.5 motor)
...
01-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14,415
Views: 2,896,213
Posted By sps3172

I've actually found that more caster (due to the...

I've actually found that more caster (due to the mechanical weight jacking effect) will make traction rolling worse. The rest of the above list is consistent with my experiences.

Something that...
01-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,298
Posted By sps3172

I'm lucky to have Prolevel as my home track and...

I'm lucky to have Prolevel as my home track and it's a great place to race on a weekly basis.

That being said, this was my first Hudy race and Drew REALLY turns things up a notch for this event. ...
12-31-2017, 10:49 AM
12-31-2017, 10:41 AM
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Views: 446,653
Posted By sps3172

Ya....what he said. :) Pics for those that...

Ya....what he said. :)

Pics for those that don't bother clicking the link...
12-27-2017, 07:50 AM
12-25-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By sps3172

Holiday Bump

Holiday Bump
12-24-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,904
Important: ProlevelRC Raceway
Views: 225,884
Posted By sps3172

FB blows....I'd rather post here :)

We had an impromptu, semi-local "Hudy Warm Up' race yesterday, 12/23/2017. F1, 17.5 12th, Stock TC and WGT-R

Skip, Jimmy and Bill made the trip up from Carbondale. Conspicuous by their absence...
12-21-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 40,577
Posted By sps3172

Given the earlier tirade, I find the "No Egos..."...

Given the earlier tirade, I find the "No Egos..." sign to be ironic. :lol:
12-20-2017, 04:26 PM
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