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10-08-2019, 09:39 AM
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Posted By purplerain

regular motors work fine and win races all over...

regular motors work fine and win races all over the world.
10-04-2019, 09:54 PM
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Posted By purplerain

maybe a bit more info next time. What are you...

maybe a bit more info next time. What are you looking for?
10-02-2019, 05:04 AM
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Views: 149,859
Posted By purplerain

TLR, RELEASE AN EASY ACCESS TRANSMISSION CASE! ...

TLR, RELEASE AN EASY ACCESS TRANSMISSION CASE!

This is getting absurd.
09-30-2019, 05:59 AM
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Posted By purplerain

If itís just a standard touring class then hereís...

If itís just a standard touring class then hereís what I would assume:

190mm tc body (Protoform turismo, type S)

non treaded touring tires (volante, team powers, rush Solaris)

The rest will...
09-30-2019, 05:54 AM
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Views: 149,859
Posted By purplerain

At my indoor clay track, all of us run the...

At my indoor clay track, all of us run the standard slipper setup as it makes the acceleration and jumping more predictable. MIP pucks are the way to go if you want to be really fast in stock...
09-13-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 103,021
Posted By purplerain

almost everyone Iíve ever seen own an mtc1 has...

almost everyone Iíve ever seen own an mtc1 has either disliked or sold it. The BD9 however, is a proven race contender and provides a very high ease of maintenance. I would go with the BD9 if your...
09-11-2019, 05:02 AM
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Posted By purplerain

40 amps is going to kill the pack well before its...

40 amps is going to kill the pack well before its reasonable life expectancy. I keep mine at 14a charge no matter what. 2c is a good middle ground between power and battery lifespan for most 1s and...
09-10-2019, 04:33 AM
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Posted By purplerain

One more thing.... Iíd switch out the psd shocks...

One more thing.... Iíd switch out the psd shocks for this setup:

2.5-2.8 springs all around
450cst
09-10-2019, 04:30 AM
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Views: 670,948
Posted By purplerain

Hi there, Iím a local driver at Seattle rc racers...

Hi there, Iím a local driver at Seattle rc racers and ran the tc7.1 for around 2 years. Luckily, our arguably fastest driver also ran the tc7.1 and has posted quite a few setups on petit rc. Hereís...
09-09-2019, 04:49 AM
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Views: 149,859
Posted By purplerain

Learning setup (especially the complicated...

Learning setup (especially the complicated concepts) takes time and people might as well start out of the gate learning setup theory, regardless of skill level. I donít buy into the belief that good...
09-04-2019, 03:56 AM
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Posted By purplerain

I would stay away from the ball diff on...

I would stay away from the ball diff on carpet..... too much maintenance and not enough performance.

i believe there is some carpet specific information posted on petit rc as well.

-George
09-01-2019, 04:22 AM
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Posted By purplerain

Slicks should be your best bet. Buggy tires have...

Slicks should be your best bet. Buggy tires have such a thin tread pattern that no matter what, youíll end up with a slick in no time. Iíd recommend trying to tune with tire sauce.
09-01-2019, 04:13 AM
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Posted By purplerain

yep, 2s shorty packs exclusively. A lcg pack is...

yep, 2s shorty packs exclusively. A lcg pack is recommended however, especially in stock classes.
08-31-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,232
Posted By purplerain

the Sakura was my first ever touring car and I...

the Sakura was my first ever touring car and I raced on a small parking lot surface. The answer for your question lies in how you are going to use the car.

1. Will it be crashed?
2. Will...
08-31-2019, 03:20 AM
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Views: 4,987,107
Posted By purplerain

I run the CK25 as well. The first thing I would...

I run the CK25 as well. The first thing I would do is insert the 2mm carbon fiber roll center shims into the front end. This will take away the aggressive initial steering that is common with such a...
08-19-2019, 01:53 AM
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Views: 452,671
Posted By purplerain

Adding or removing shims from the 4 ball studs on...

Adding or removing shims from the 4 ball studs on the front upper arms is the way to go with a stock front end.
08-18-2019, 02:32 PM
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Views: 665
Posted By purplerain

PM sent

PM sent
08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By purplerain

Bump

Bump
08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
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Views: 279
Posted By purplerain

Bump

Bump
08-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By purplerain

Well Kept Team Associated B44.3 Roller

for sale is a well maintained and headache free B44.3

included:
Aluminum rear hubs
full sway bar set
shorty lipo battery mounting
RPM front arms
jconcepts rear wing

this car has been...
08-14-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By purplerain

Iwata HP-BCS Airbrush Kit - Brand New

Up for sale is a mint airbrush kit that has not been used. This is a perfect professional level airbrush for anyone wanting to do some RC painting.

items included:
HP-BCS airbrush
Airbrush...
08-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By purplerain

Those white shims are for roll center adjustment...

Those white shims are for roll center adjustment only.
Use the included ride height shims for ride height. Use the kingpin length for droop and spring tension.
08-06-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 103,021
Posted By purplerain

Had a center belt pulley break off the black ring...

Had a center belt pulley break off the black ring portion that keeps the belt in place. Be sure to check these because when mine fell off, it locked up the drivetrain and cracked the top deck. Just a...
07-30-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 490,002
Posted By purplerain

Can the stock Phillips screws please be...

Can the stock Phillips screws please be eradicated? IMO the worst part of this car is the sheer amount of wrenches required to work on it.
07-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 103,021
Posted By purplerain

Putting out an idea, want financial compensation...

Putting out an idea, want financial compensation if it happens:

maybe instead of having to lose 10,000 diff adjustment balls and springs, yokomo could make a part where the ball is physically...
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