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08-19-2016, 04:40 PM
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Posted By imjonah

On Road RC Participation Way Down

Am I correct in assuming RC On Road Racing participation is way down?
MHOR is closing outdoor track? Centennial is the only Hobby Town still doing parking lot races. 50280 had strong big annual...
10-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 184,866
Posted By imjonah

XXX-S VTA ?

Is it even possible to gear a XXX-S for a 25.5 brushless motor.

I have used a 45 tooth 64 pitch pinion with a 108 spur on a 13.5 brushless

It seems to me that I would need a 60+ tooth...
10-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By imjonah

Basic question 2 WD vs 4 WD

I am trying to transition from 4 WD Touring car on road, to off road.

I tried driving a 2 WD off road buggy type vehicle and I found it very difficult to control. It seemed like, if either of...
04-07-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 300,389
Posted By imjonah

Same as original?

Am I correct that none of the issues that were present over a year ago when the first of these vehicles were released, -binding steering, melting pinions, AM transmitter range problems have been...
03-11-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,811
Posted By imjonah

So what were the results may I ask. Which on road...

So what were the results may I ask. Which on road platform did the best?
How did the lap times of the Xray M18 compare to the other platforms? In particular the ones using similar motors and...
03-05-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,811
Posted By imjonah

Thanks Dave for insight

I have been wondering for a long time what the various chassis in the 1/16 - 1/18 group do.
If I understand you right you are saying the true scale 1/18th like the M18 and the scalpel do good on...
02-20-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,781
Posted By imjonah

Brand and model of those ESC and what settings?...

Brand and model of those ESC and what settings? Please.
02-10-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By imjonah

1/18th

You will find brand name decent quality $100 1/18 th scale RTRs frequently.
I bought a Losi mini sprint from A-main new in a box last week for $99.

On E-bay you can find almost any brand or...
02-08-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,186
Posted By imjonah

Any up to date information appreciated

There is a ton of information available in the old XXX-S threads and a couple newer ones started a year or two ago.

Since this car was popular and winning big races prior to the brushless...
02-08-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 108,469
Posted By imjonah

Ok, but don't you have a rough idea. For example...

Ok, but don't you have a rough idea. For example my guess is that the pan car class was almost entirely Scalpels while the X-ray M-18 dominated the on road class. The 1/18 th off road classes...
02-04-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 108,469
Posted By imjonah

Race class list with Brand and model name of Vehicles

It would be helpful if under each of the class descriptions, you were to list the vehicles appropriate to that class.
What would be extra helpful and informative would be if you would list what...
02-03-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,027
Posted By imjonah

edited original post

[NOTE: After reading numerous replies to my initial post. I appears that my low opinion of these 1/24-1/28 scale vehicles was at odds with others experience. Apparently my bad luck with the mini-z's...
02-02-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,027
Posted By imjonah

OK, Maybe a bit overstated

1. yes, there are some more expensive ($200+) mini-Z vehicles out there which may be OK (I have not seen enough feedback on line to confirm one way or the other).

2. To those who like the...
02-01-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,027
Posted By imjonah

Truth about vehicles smaller than 1/18th- They are all junk

[NOTE: After reading numerous replies to my initial post. I appears that my low opinion of these 1/24-1/28 scale vehicles was at odds with others experience. Apparently my bad luck with the...
01-30-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,778
Posted By imjonah

Practice

Is the track open for practice any night during the week?
01-29-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 191,345
Posted By imjonah

Fastest 1/18 1/16th on carpet road course

Am I correct that an properly set up, X-Ray M-18 PRO, with the best brushless and lipo setup will be faster on a larger carpeted road course than any RC18, Losi, Scalpel or Vendetta even with larger...
01-26-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,778
Posted By imjonah

Classes

Please, specifics about the requirements/rules for each class and any other information/details.
-also details about the races and location such as availability of pit space (bring our own...
01-23-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By imjonah

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

"For the price you can't beat it. "

Isn't the Associated RC10T4.1 brushless 2.1ghz RTR the same price?

I would think the Associated would be a better choice for competitive racing but I am no...
01-21-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 39,915
Posted By imjonah

from Novak site

Novak web page

Recommended for 13.5 4.5 - would require 108/44
Recommended for 17.5 3.5 - would require 90/47

Does this match your experience?
01-20-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 39,915
Posted By imjonah

Brushless pinion spur?

What 64 pitch spur and pinion have people been running
for 13.5, 17.5 and/or 21.5. (Assuming large flowing asphalt track)
I read the Novak web site recommendations and it seemed like to meet...
01-18-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 319,629
Posted By imjonah

Am I mixing apples and oranges?

I see the Duratrax Evader RTR Brushless 2.1GHZ going for the same amount as the Associated RC10T4.1 at Tower ($250). Why would I buy the Duratrax? My understanding is that it is more or less...
01-15-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By imjonah

Limits to TC setup as dirt off road Rally car

What are the limits to putting some off road tires and raising the ride height on my old 1/10 scale on road TC (Losi XXX-s) and running on a dirt off road track.

I would think I would be...
01-15-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,390
Posted By imjonah

Quick Question - Off road 2wd vs 4wd

Is it fair to say that everything being equal, a 4wd electric truck or buggy will be easier to drive and faster on the typical off road race course than a 2wd.
What about a buggy configuration vs...
12-31-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14,840
Views: 3,071,836
Posted By imjonah

Thanks

I was thinking of a setup which would pass inspection at one of the big races like IIC or ROAR indoor carpet.

From the little bit I have read, it sounds like the wider F1s are faster so...
12-31-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14,840
Views: 3,071,836
Posted By imjonah

Moving from TC to F1

If I wanted to race F1 competitively then I need a plain Tamiya F104 chassis because it is 190m wide not the f104w or F103? Correct?

I have an 3 year old Novak GTB and Novak 21.5 motor plus...
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