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02-27-2018, 07:19 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Isn't that going to give a lot of on-power push?

Isn't that going to give a lot of on-power push?
02-03-2018, 11:10 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

They don't run the same layout every year so any...

They don't run the same layout every year so any lap/time comparison is moot. Even if they did run the same layout...because it is portable and not permanent there will be some variances between...
01-26-2018, 10:49 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

With rubber tires, softer is not always more...

With rubber tires, softer is not always more grip. On hot asphalt it can actually mean less grip because the rubber gets oily when it overheats.
01-17-2018, 10:25 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

When we used to have a track and a race...running...

When we used to have a track and a race...running on asphalt I often had to cut below the cut line to get more clearance for the taller tires.
01-17-2018, 10:22 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Foamie planes use rods like that for their...

Foamie planes use rods like that for their control surfaces...just got to find some the same length. Or you can get some rod with a threaded end at a hobby shop, bend your own z-bend into them and...
01-14-2018, 10:04 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

What I do to make this easier is mount the body...

What I do to make this easier is mount the body to the height I want it over the tires. Then take the body off and put the car on a setup board (Bigger works better). Use some of spacers to lift...
12-11-2017, 02:19 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

I wouldn't call the performance good...workable...

I wouldn't call the performance good...workable maybe...but not good
12-09-2017, 02:13 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

That is part of the problem in racing now...too...

That is part of the problem in racing now...too many classes. It is terribly diluting the classes and really makes things difficult for race organizers.



For a lot of people it was cars like...
12-06-2017, 09:06 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

The way I drive...no aluminum chassis would stand...

The way I drive...no aluminum chassis would stand up to the abuse :)
11-28-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Interesting...years of running 13.5 in 1/12th...

Interesting...years of running 13.5 in 1/12th scale and my 16awg wires never even got warm...strange that your 14awg wire is.
11-10-2017, 05:52 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Finally they are coming out with a 1S ESC...

Finally they are coming out with a 1S ESC...
11-08-2017, 02:52 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Just make sure that it is actual axle play and...

Just make sure that it is actual axle play and not bearing play. And your right...technically speaking there is always going to be drag on one side of the diff due to the bearings so one wheel will...
11-06-2017, 10:18 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Check your rear axle to make sure it isn't too...

Check your rear axle to make sure it isn't too tight and that the bearings are good. When you put on the right side hub it shouldn't be tight against the bearing...in fact the axle should have a...
09-14-2017, 03:36 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Having the servo centered is pretty important. ...

Having the servo centered is pretty important. Because your steering links are different lengths your steering angles will be different so the car will steer stronger to one side than the other.

...
08-05-2017, 01:35 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

You have 2 issues going on. First your...

You have 2 issues going on. First your gears...it sounds like either something is caught in the teeth or something was and damaged the teeth. Go over both gears closely and pick out anything you...
07-20-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Post pics if you can. Having the antenna too...

Post pics if you can. Having the antenna too close to power wires or the ESC can cause issues like this and with the limited space in those cars it is very likely happening.
05-11-2017, 10:55 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

My problem with 1/12th GT500 is the...

My problem with 1/12th GT500 is the bodies...There are already classes running that type of body, we don't need more. 1/12th should remain a prototype body class. If the class was made up of the...
05-10-2017, 11:56 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Actually I find the opposite to be true. 1/12th...

Actually I find the opposite to be true. 1/12th is very dependent on aerodynamics where F1 is not so much. I've had front or rear wings knocked off my F1 and not been able to tell a difference. ...
05-10-2017, 11:50 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

Take your excess foam from cutting, drop some...

Take your excess foam from cutting, drop some contact cement in it and roll it up into a ball big enough to fill the chunk area and glue it in place with contact cement. Once it's dry re-true it and...
05-08-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 299
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Posted By InspGadgt

That is fine for big races but for local club...

That is fine for big races but for local club racing people aren't going to want to burn up 2 to 3 sets of tires per race day. We need a way to make local racing both fun and affordable. I'm not...
05-01-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,271
Posted By InspGadgt

For ball cup joints there are a few different...

For ball cup joints there are a few different ways to take out the slop. Using an o-ring around the ball stud works but can cause a little binding. Many people use a piece of cellophane that you...
05-01-2017, 10:15 AM
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Posted By InspGadgt

He's made a few like that.

He's made a few like that.
04-02-2017, 09:50 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

CRC sells donuts

CRC sells donuts
04-02-2017, 09:49 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

The important thing with the F1 tires as well as...

The important thing with the F1 tires as well as TC is matching the rubber characteristics to how hot your track is. Too hard or too soft is not going to grip well. That specific brand ran on the...
02-24-2017, 06:15 PM
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Posted By InspGadgt

I always used a piece of paper to space the axle...

I always used a piece of paper to space the axle to have a slight amount of play. Without play you end up with a little bit of pressure on the bearings...so the bearings don't spin as free and you...
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