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Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-31-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Carbon plate goes under receiver, screwed to...

Carbon plate goes under receiver, screwed to chassis using the 2 blue washers and 2 screws.

Thumb Tack things are for checking balance, check chassis, you will see the points to rest on the tacks....
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-27-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By MartynD

In my area, its very difficult to find a hobby...

In my area, its very difficult to find a hobby shop that doesn't carry HPI parts. In fact I am not sure that there are any shops without HPI parts in the Toronto area. Of course that doesn't help...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-26-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By MartynD

Run the car as is before spending a bunch of...

Run the car as is before spending a bunch of money is my advice.

See how you like it, before sinking a lot of money into it. If you like it, you maybe further ahead by saving your money for a...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-26-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Was there a lot higher tire wear running the...

Was there a lot higher tire wear running the spool as well?


I am a newb to foam tires, this past Saturday was my first real day of track time with the car (which is my first nitro). By the end...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-26-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Anyone running a spool in the rear? Hate...

Anyone running a spool in the rear?

Hate messing with gear oils....
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-24-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

If you don't have all 3 weights.. don't use any. ...

If you don't have all 3 weights.. don't use any. It will work, but not sure how well...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-23-2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By MartynD

Yup... for what you are going to do with the car...

Yup... for what you are going to do with the car Sonic... go with the HPI RTR.

Take a look at their full range I am sure there will be something you like.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-22-2005, 05:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,543
Posted By MartynD

I built my own RX pack as the local shops didn't...

I built my own RX pack as the local shops didn't carry an assembled one to fit my Mongoose.

5 AAA nimh's, a connector, shrink wrap, a piece of small piano wire or brass wire, i dunno what its made...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-22-2005, 05:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By MartynD

Sonic, Is there a track in your area? ...

Sonic,

Is there a track in your area?

You can change the gears on any rtr which may give it more speed, and you can also change the engine and pipe. The ntc3 rtr can be upgraded easily to be...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-21-2005, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By MartynD

Don't shop here... Visit your local hobby...

Don't shop here...

Visit your local hobby stores and find out what they keep in stock, kits, parts, tires etc etc.

No point buying a car online, breaking it your first day out, and having to...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-21-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By MartynD

Yup.. you need to ask how many AMP power supply...

Yup.. you need to ask how many AMP power supply you need to use it.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-21-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By MartynD

Try contacting rdlogics about it, Motorman might...

Try contacting rdlogics about it, Motorman might be able to help try pm him.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-21-2005, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By MartynD

Didn't it come with instructions and recommend a...

Didn't it come with instructions and recommend a power supply?

I'd say try it, the worst that can happen is you will blow a fuse (if the supply has a fuse that is...)
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-21-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,543
Posted By MartynD

Use the 2000mah nimh pack. NiCDs do have a...

Use the 2000mah nimh pack.

NiCDs do have a memory, so discharging them is important, but why use a 750 when you can use a 2000 which does not have a memory.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-20-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Spares?

I am new to the G4/Mongoose, and nitro. This is my first nitro car.

What should I have on hand for spares on a typical race day, for both the car and engine? (R3)
I have already broken a...
07-19-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,980
Posted By MartynD

Cost you a fortune in motor spray to cool one...

Cost you a fortune in motor spray to cool one motor...

It just chills the outside, if you were to spray about 2 cans non-stop on the motor the cold may penetrate...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-19-2005, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Get her a Tamiya mini, tough, easy to drive, and...

Get her a Tamiya mini, tough, easy to drive, and if the TCS series ever comes there she can race it.
07-14-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 109,225
Posted By MartynD

Not sure what you mean..... But... if the...

Not sure what you mean.....

But... if the sleeve lasts only as long as it takes to break the engine in...
07-14-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 2,018,278
Posted By MartynD

If ya can't afford tape and shock oil.... time...

If ya can't afford tape and shock oil.... time for a new hobby...

psst.. do not buy rc branded tape... go to Walmart
07-14-2005, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By MartynD

<SOLD> Thanks for your interest.

<SOLD>

Thanks for your interest.
Forum: Nitro On-Road
07-13-2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 155,110
Posted By MartynD

Ok, I have Mugen diff oils available...

Ok,

I have Mugen diff oils available locally, how does it compare to the Kyosho oils for wt#?
07-13-2005, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By MartynD

Hey Takt, Yes I recall the negative feedback...

Hey Takt,

Yes I recall the negative feedback you posted and I also replied to that one. I started this one to list the other names this person uses.

I can't recall the date at the moment but I...
07-12-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 2,018,278
Posted By MartynD

3Racing I believe make some nice shims, more...

3Racing I believe make some nice shims, more solid than the AE team kit ones anyways. Can't recall if they are alu or CF now... but much harder than the ones in the team kit, less likely to distort.
07-12-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By MartynD

Flyingtd, Ezeetek, Ezeetek1, Ken Rosenthal - STAY AWAY!!

All these belong to the same person/company. Do not purchase anything from them.

I was screwed for $115, Paypal ruled in my favour, however as there is nothing in the Ezeetek paypal acct, I am...
07-11-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,412
Posted By MartynD

Not so sure I agree... I've been screwed...

Not so sure I agree...

I've been screwed through this board, it would have been more difficult to screw me if it had been sold via ebay.
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