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01-07-2022, 10:08 AM
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Posted By vafactor

I cut down the kit balls slightly and trimmed the...

I cut down the kit balls slightly and trimmed the plastic ball cups a little to just clear the inner edge of the wheels at full lock. Why? Because I think the car drives better with the outer tie...
12-30-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49,221
Views: 5,962,525
Posted By vafactor

Yes. Sent the A12 to a new home in NY a couple of...

Yes. Sent the A12 to a new home in NY a couple of days ago. Itís a great car. Super smooth and very easy to drive. But the new CK25AR has been great for me too. And the CRC platform gives a...
12-30-2021, 03:44 PM
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Views: 5,962,525
Posted By vafactor

if (like me) you liked the feel of a T-bar car,...

if (like me) you liked the feel of a T-bar car, then you may well like the way an A12 feels.
12-30-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 56,033
Posted By vafactor

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

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Can we PLEASE reduce the minimum weight? IMO its Fín stupid to be adding a 35+ gram...
12-30-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 56,033
Posted By vafactor

I don’t do one color paint to save weight. It’s...

I don’t do one color paint to save weight. It’s purely because I’m lazy. 🤪
12-26-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By vafactor

The car has generated a lot of interest today....

The car has generated a lot of interest today. Itís still available, but probably not for long. 😁
12-26-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 280,910
Posted By vafactor

A12 available

For those (like me) who must experience an A12 first hand, to find out what the buzz is all aboutÖÖI listed a lightly used one of these beauties on the sale and trade thread earlier today.
12-26-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By vafactor

🤓👍

🤓👍
12-26-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By vafactor

AWESOMATIX A12 for sale

For sale - unblemished A12. Only raced a few times and only on carpet. TDíd and won 3 of its 4 outings. $250 for the rolling chassis (no electronics) + $60 for the spare & tuning parts. $310 total,...
12-09-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 56,033
Posted By vafactor

Some guys enjoy the simplicity of running rubber...

Some guys enjoy the simplicity of running rubber tires, but others (like me) much prefer the spec foams. So IMO choosing the tire rule should probably be left to what each club prefers. Either way...
12-05-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,196
Posted By vafactor

Not true. Most all of todayís competitive sedan...

Not true. Most all of todayís competitive sedan bodies are ugly and yet folks choose to race them. 🥴
12-05-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

Another silly question- how do the bearings fit...

Another silly question- how do the bearings fit the new kitís axle? If your bearings seem a tad loose on the axle, maybe the axle shaft is slightly undersized.
12-04-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

mine clamp just fine. Dumb question, but are you...

mine clamp just fine. Dumb question, but are you tightening both clamping screws equally? The hubs will spin on the axle if only one of the screws are tight. Also, it might help to tighten the...
11-23-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

If your club requires 750g, the challenge with...

If your club requires 750g, the challenge with the CK25AR will be finding enough places to add that much ballast. The CRC is easily the lightest of the current competitive offerings. Iíve got a...
11-22-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

1st outing setup

Iím unable to load and display a full setup sheet here, but Iíll try to describe my new carís first outing setup: In an effort to copy the very heavy dampening that Andrew Knappís setup sheets...
11-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

yup. The side braces are optional. The detailed...

yup. The side braces are optional. The detailed write up on the CRC site points that out.
11-18-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

Jeeze. Enough discussion about the metric vs...

Jeeze. Enough discussion about the metric vs imperial hardware already. If you really must have an all metric car (with imperial bearings), you are free to spend double and get the new XRay. Where...
11-16-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 127,503
Posted By vafactor

Iíve run rubber tires, and they were OK. Almost a...

Iíve run rubber tires, and they were OK. Almost a second per lap slower than foams, but still driveable and raceable. For me the big problem with the rubber tires is that thereís only one company...
11-15-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 132,349
Posted By vafactor

pm sent

pm sent
11-15-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 132,349
Posted By vafactor

Some of the Yokomo cars use smaller (Yok...

Some of the Yokomo cars use smaller (Yok specific) ride height inserts.
11-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,511
Posted By vafactor

Setups

With so many available adjustments and setup options on the new AR car, itís hard to find the track time to try out everything on my own. It would be great if drivers (especially the team guys)...
11-14-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 602,756
Posted By vafactor

Day 1 with the new CK25AR

First outing with the new car was a complete success. TQ and win. IMO the biggest improvement vs the previous version is the new center pivot. No play, totally free and smooth, and self adjusting so...
11-09-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 132,349
Posted By vafactor

Oops. I forgot that Yokomo cars use smaller...

Oops. I forgot that Yokomo cars use smaller kingpins. So a different tool will be needed to remove the pivot ball. But the concept still applies to freeing up the fit in a tight lower arm.
11-09-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 132,349
Posted By vafactor

If youíve got a ball popper tool (CRC sells...

If youíve got a ball popper tool (CRC sells them), installing the ball from one side, pushing it thru with the tool, and then doing it again from the other directionÖ..,that will often free up a...
11-04-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 602,756
Posted By vafactor

Itís here

For those (like myself) who have been anxiously awaiting the long rumored update to the highly successful CK25, itís finally here. On CRCís freshly revised website, thereís a full rundown of the new...
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