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11-17-2018, 05:23 AM
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Posted By old_dude

Our local tracks (The Gate, Austintown Hobbies...

Our local tracks (The Gate, Austintown Hobbies and I believe Access Hobbies) allow you to use the motor you own. This is the right way to do it because it saves the racers the rental fee and the...
11-17-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 562
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Posted By old_dude

It must be something else. I have the kit shocks,...

It must be something else. I have the kit shocks, I am using the outer position on the arm and have no problem with droop. I built the car back in April so I would need to measure the shock length...
11-16-2018, 05:43 AM
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Posted By old_dude

Lengthen the shocks by turning the ends out on...

Lengthen the shocks by turning the ends out on the shaft. The number in the manual is too short. You don't need to change the shafts.
11-02-2018, 01:47 PM
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Posted By old_dude

Best body is one that is light. Aero is...

Best body is one that is light. Aero is meaningless among the ones available. Oh and it is also a body on the approved list. LOL
10-29-2018, 04:09 PM
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Posted By old_dude

The C7.R from PF is the heavier body.

The C7.R from PF is the heavier body.
10-28-2018, 05:30 AM
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Posted By old_dude

I haven't had an issue with the bumper foam and I...

I haven't had an issue with the bumper foam and I have run most of the better WGT-R bodies. I chamfered the top some but that is it.
10-28-2018, 05:28 AM
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Posted By old_dude

This has been coming for a long time. In oval...

This has been coming for a long time. In oval racing, racers have been sanding and scraping their bodies to get them as light as possible. It represents a significant advantage in handling by letting...
10-26-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 562
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Posted By old_dude

You can not use the VBC locator with the larger...

You can not use the VBC locator with the larger bar. I used a couple of set collars to keep it centered.
10-24-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 45,129
Posted By old_dude

Honestly, I would need to dissect the car a...

Honestly, I would need to dissect the car a little to check the diff position. LOL. For this last weekend I had the front shocks all the way out and the rears one in from that. Yes I had the same...
10-23-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 562
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Posted By old_dude

Well the halloween Classic is in the books. I...

Well the halloween Classic is in the books. I qualified 3rd. and In the main took some time to get to second and the chase was on. Two mistakes (unforced) and the gap to winner Von Perry was too much...
10-14-2018, 06:10 AM
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Posted By old_dude

USGT is 95g.

USGT is 95g.
10-12-2018, 03:22 PM
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Posted By old_dude

HPI gets right up there in the pig category.

HPI gets right up there in the pig category.
10-11-2018, 06:17 AM
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Posted By old_dude

The ZR1 from Protoform comes in around 86g ready...

The ZR1 from Protoform comes in around 86g ready to race. As far as I know that is the only one. The MX in my paint is just under 100. That is if you don't scrape or sand. I like the rule.
10-07-2018, 05:48 AM
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Posted By old_dude

43 mm.

43 mm.
10-07-2018, 05:43 AM
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Posted By old_dude

Same here.

Same here.
10-06-2018, 05:02 AM
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Posted By old_dude

Almost a pic of my car including the body color....

Almost a pic of my car including the body color. LOL
10-06-2018, 04:58 AM
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Posted By old_dude

Motor and track dependent.

Motor and track dependent.
10-05-2018, 05:02 AM
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Posted By old_dude

At the Gate we had a fixed gear, rollout class...

At the Gate we had a fixed gear, rollout class for 1/12. We just had some go/no go gages made. It had a minimum for the spur, maximum for the pinion and the rear tire.
10-03-2018, 06:14 AM
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Views: 136,072
Posted By old_dude

I run the battery inline and full back.

I run the battery inline and full back.
09-26-2018, 05:58 AM
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Views: 788
Posted By old_dude

I will add that this car has been out for awhile...

I will add that this car has been out for awhile where other manufacturers have released several models. It is still fast and very tuneable. I am not a spring chicken but I know what changes will do...
09-25-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 45,129
Posted By old_dude

Just a note to all of you working with this car....

Just a note to all of you working with this car. This past weekend I won the "B" main at Apex Raceways USVTA Southern Nationals. Now understand that I am 67 years old so cut a little slack.
I missed...
09-25-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By old_dude

I'll give everyone what I just used to finish...

I'll give everyone what I just used to finish second at the USVTA Southern Nationals at Apex Raceway.
.45 springs all around (kit)
white center spring with 25 w in the center
1 degree of camber
1...
09-25-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,119
Posted By old_dude

I had a blast at my first Apex race. Great...

I had a blast at my first Apex race. Great facility and great people.
09-13-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By old_dude

The narrow front end came out in response to the...

The narrow front end came out in response to the Gravity F1 wheels. They are a wider offset (2 mm per wheel) so the car was not under 190 with them on. CRC had a narrower lower mount and shorter...
09-12-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,446
Posted By old_dude

Entry sent in. F1, WGT-R and VTA. Let's roll.

Entry sent in. F1, WGT-R and VTA. Let's roll.
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