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05-25-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 212
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Posted By tak4

Great video and most of us know this to be true...

Great video and most of us know this to be true to some extent but refuse to accept it. Reminds me of the guy who won his Amain using a Traxxas Rustler against other high end cars.

I run the...
05-23-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,976
Posted By tak4

I don't know (not being sarcastic or mean btw)...

I don't know (not being sarcastic or mean btw) what your compilation hopes to achieve. If you are trying to document the type of shaft touring cars still available on the market then there is a lot...
05-18-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 513,642
Posted By tak4

You mean like the MTS FFV3 Mid? I think you are...

You mean like the MTS FFV3 Mid? I think you are on to something here :D

Good compromise between both designs. Unfortunately I just sold all my FFV3 parts before these teaser images were...
05-18-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 513,642
Posted By tak4

I do not know if this is true as the general...

I do not know if this is true as the general consensus here is the converted cars have less performance... Coming from both, I can't say there is any marked difference but the added weight to the...
05-18-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 513,642
Posted By tak4

We do not have the USGT class here but we run FWD...

We do not have the USGT class here but we run FWD with blinkly 17.5t rules and it is honestly great fun. My touring has been relegated to mostly race days simply because of running cost. Boosted...
Forum: Chat Lounge
05-16-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 348,019
Posted By tak4

Just converted my Yokomo Bd7 to a fwd car for the...

Just converted my Yokomo Bd7 to a fwd car for the 2022 season. Had an MTS FFv3 but the front motor mounted cars just did not click with me.

Current motor position is just a bit farther back...
05-16-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 513,642
Posted By tak4

Decided to let go of my MTS FFV3 last weekend....

Decided to let go of my MTS FFV3 last weekend. The front motor mounted cars just weren't my cup of tea. I checked out the mid motor mounted cars and gosh they are pricey.

Took out my old and...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
01-24-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By tak4

Yes.... they have. I used to drive a Kyosho...

Yes.... they have.

I used to drive a Kyosho V One... and loved it to bits. But the class has really been eclipsed.

The 1/10 EP is easier to work on and out-performs the nitro counterpart, even...
01-18-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,460
Posted By tak4

Marketing... The lowered diffs get people to buy...

Marketing... The lowered diffs get people to buy new kits.

Lower CG, mid motor, shorter shocks, stiffer arms, etc etc. All marketing. Trust me... i fall for it every single time.

The only true...
01-17-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 71,681
Posted By tak4

Car has been amazing. The driver has not hahaha. ...

Car has been amazing. The driver has not hahaha.
...
01-14-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,043
Posted By tak4

You are right on this. Same as how my 2014 bd7...

You are right on this. Same as how my 2014 bd7 still puts up same lap times as my arc 2022 r12.1. But that does not mean it is the smartest choice anymore, bearing in mind the bd10 is still quite...
01-13-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,043
Posted By tak4

Just to provide some info... I do not own these...

Just to provide some info... I do not own these cars except for a couple but just my observations... Our track is very car friendly by the way so durability doesn't factor in but i will mention it in...
01-13-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,043
Posted By tak4

My question is if there is a specific reason why...

My question is if there is a specific reason why you are choosing just between the two?

A lot of brands have caught up to these two and some have even gone further ahead. The x4 is new but its...
01-12-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By tak4

Yes, you can mix and match. Currently...

Yes, you can mix and match.

Currently running Hobbywing ESC with MaClan Motor.
12-08-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

I don't think anyone is saying that any car is...

I don't think anyone is saying that any car is perfect... But for the price and the marketing Xray was pushing, along with all the comments and "feedback" from top drivers, they should have done a...
11-25-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

Anyone think the issue could be caused by the...

Anyone think the issue could be caused by the lack of body posts which used to help cushion roll over impacts?

Am asking seriously as I plan to change the rear body posts from vertical to...
11-24-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

Absolutely agree with this. Can you imagine if...

Absolutely agree with this. Can you imagine if ferrari gave up their red because a white black paintjob is cheaper, lighter and therefore faster.

The gold car was Xray. You see someone fast on the...
11-23-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

Those were the days when vehicle colors play a...

Those were the days when vehicle colors play a role in helping you choose your next ride...

Red - Kyosho, Xpress, Spec R, Infinity
Gold - Xray, Team C
Green - Team Magic
Pink - Sakura
Blue -...
11-21-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 71,681
Posted By tak4

Car is good... very easy to drive and my lap...

Car is good... very easy to drive and my lap times are quite competitive...

Came from a much older bd7 and it was an amazing difference but bear in mind the bd7 is a 10-year-old car. Handed the...
11-20-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

At the end of the day, everyone is entitled to...

At the end of the day, everyone is entitled to their opinions and their preferences and i respect that.

I work with the LHS here by running a website brurc.com and acting as a touchpoint for info...
11-18-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By tak4

I print wings for my touring and FF cars. They...

I print wings for my touring and FF cars. They hold up pretty well. I do turtle the cars from time to time and they usually hold up decently.

Even if they don't, they cost literally nothing to...
11-16-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

You are right. But if the Xray is not walking...

You are right. But if the Xray is not walking away from hits that other brands can take... then that will be a problem for the brand. From what i am reading... and this is just based on what i am...
11-16-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 292,602
Posted By tak4

All jokes aside... This isn't what you would...

All jokes aside...

This isn't what you would expect from a US$800+ car. Most new cars usually have teething issues but most new cars also don't come with that hefty of a price tag. Most new cars...
11-01-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 71,681
Posted By tak4

I have put about ten packs through the Arc12.1 so...

I have put about ten packs through the Arc12.1 so far and am quite happy with the performance. Only thing i have changed is moving the upper deck screws around to increase flex at the front and...
10-31-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,686
Posted By tak4

For the question about the clone bodies... they...

For the question about the clone bodies... they are not easily found actually. We are fortunate that the LHS has a direct connection to the factory producing the bodies so they are quite easily...
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