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12-05-2009, 12:39 AM
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Posted By Hick

Warming your tires is a must. I use a small...

Warming your tires is a must. I use a small portable heater and placed my car in front of it between heats. Does wonders for the driver too!
12-04-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Hick

Its been cold here in the AZ Mountains at 5200 ft...

Its been cold here in the AZ Mountains at 5200 ft the past few nights. Just yesterday, I noted how "crispy" my Zip Ties had gotten. Just squeezing them on a wire harness would cause them to break. ...
10-16-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

And what rules are SRS going to run?

And what rules are SRS going to run?
09-01-2009, 03:31 PM
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Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

That would be a hoot Joe! But the Doc's got me...

That would be a hoot Joe! But the Doc's got me all messed up and I can barely make it to Phoenix! Wish I could.
08-09-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

I took some time this weekend and reviewed the...

I took some time this weekend and reviewed the data that I have gleaned over time for a 120 ft flat carpet oval, 8 to 10 ft inside turns.

In a 5 minute heat, I pulled 67 laps at 4.4 sec avg lap...
08-06-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Yes, it does help in comparing. This is on your...

Yes, it does help in comparing. This is on your short track? Your information shows that something needs (and was) to be done differently. Really, we aren't comparing the motors, but the voltage...
08-06-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Now we are sort of getting close to apples and...

Now we are sort of getting close to apples and oranges.

According to the Novak Charts that particular brushless motor provides approx another 1000 rpm over the stock Trinity Spec Motor with a...
08-06-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Hood, Unless the Trinity Spec Motor has...

Hood,

Unless the Trinity Spec Motor has improved significantly, you are not going to get much more than 16000 rpm from a straight off the shelf motor, IF your lucky* *There are a few motor...
07-13-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

I have a statement and a bunch of questions in...

I have a statement and a bunch of questions in addition to Perjota's.

Cornering speed and handling was better. Bet you where eating up the competition in the corners and loosing some on the...
07-06-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

The switch to the LiPo will get you longer run...

The switch to the LiPo will get you longer run time granted. But you will be loosing over 4000 rpm, which IMO results in 4 minutes of boredom. As it is on that track now with NiCads I am running...
03-31-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hick

10th Scale - B3/B4/T4 Associated Based Car ... a...

10th Scale - B3/B4/T4 Associated Based Car ... a general starting point... you may have one already. Some tracks have a dedicated class for these type cars anyway. Stock Buggy and Stadium Truck. ...
11-27-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Hick

Loose track, car loose into 1 and 3, your letting...

Loose track, car loose into 1 and 3, your letting off the throttle too much! Never let the car free wheel!

Back off just enough to allow for the motor to slightly brake the car, the car to take...
11-24-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Hick

Check over at http://DirtOval.Com; use the...

Check over at http://DirtOval.Com; use the "Search" for TC3 Late Models and you will find "buku" information and set-ups.
07-24-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Jeez, that almost sound like Ron at...

Jeez, that almost sound like Ron at http://speedsportsusa.net/ in Phoenix. Speedsports is just getting started with an organized racing program. The Legends Class is the first "point series" he has...
07-15-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,258
Posted By Hick

You will have to separate the "wheat from the...

You will have to separate the "wheat from the chaff" here; http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthread.php?t=136618; but there are some good tips!

There is another "older thread" somewhere in this...
06-11-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Been working on this off and on for a few years,...

Been working on this off and on for a few years, whenever the urge hits me. Pancar guys call it roll-out! I've been working on comparing the roll-out to motor rpm making an effective use of both.
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06-11-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Couldn't tell ya by a weight shift! ... All I...

Couldn't tell ya by a weight shift! ... All I knew at the time for an oval car was to keep the weight to the center and left (2002). There isn't too much room to move components around. Design...
06-11-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

By moving the servo to the battery tray, moves...

By moving the servo to the battery tray, moves the CG to the rear.
06-11-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

My Legends is SOB (straight out of the box)...

My Legends is SOB (straight out of the box) build. The ESC and Rcvr is nestled up to the left frame rail and on each side of the top center body support brace. When I put in the battery, it too is...
06-10-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Some suggestions. Swap tires Right to...

Some suggestions.

Swap tires Right to Left... keeping coning in check. (Stagger) ..
Chassis should flex (not flop) there is a fine line between the two! ..
Very little to no braking...
03-04-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

Don't forget the diff!

Don't forget the diff!
03-04-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

865: I just checked the play in my legends. Last...

865: I just checked the play in my legends. Last Wed Nite, it TQ'd in a 4 minute heat, and won the main on the track record. I have NO play in the steering. There is a little wobble at the wheel...
03-04-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 85,893
Posted By Hick

If your local rules allow it replace the steering...

If your local rules allow it replace the steering links with Lunsfords, balls and cups.

As far as the maximum "play allowed" goes. As long as you win its a non-issue.
01-27-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By Hick

In laymans terms, the car is set-up to turn left!...

In laymans terms, the car is set-up to turn left! Unless you are in Austrailia or England, then its set-up to turn right.
01-18-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Hick

The TC is a 10th Scale 4WD chassis, fits the...

The TC is a 10th Scale 4WD chassis, fits the rules as far as length and width. It will save time, everybody gets to race their favorite car. There shouldn't be any beef, but, some whiners will find...
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