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08-23-2011, 01:15 PM
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Posted By boro92

I actually run the same tires front and rear. ...

I actually run the same tires front and rear.
If you find that the car is a bit loose, try putting the rear shocks more inwards on the upper mount, or try adding rear camber. Alternatively, if you...
08-19-2011, 03:12 PM
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Posted By boro92

syrss: I'd put a fan infront of the motor. ...

syrss: I'd put a fan infront of the motor. Little to no air gets to the motor and the head sink otherwise, hence the higher than expected heat.

I'm running 5.5 FDR on a silvercan and it get's...
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08-05-2011, 06:42 AM
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Posted By boro92

Dayum! Everyone's got some nice cars. ESP that...

Dayum! Everyone's got some nice cars.
ESP that Daytona. Wow, jaw dropped for the whole morning.

I dont have any good images of mine, but here we go:

'70 Datsun 240z
Tokico advanced susp kit...
07-27-2011, 08:29 AM
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Posted By boro92

My thoughts on this is that it's more of a carpet...

My thoughts on this is that it's more of a carpet setup to utilize that chassis.
Because the car is so light in the back end, it really benefits from any flex it gains from the chassis. Most of the...
07-25-2011, 08:33 PM
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Posted By boro92

please dont take this the wrong way: i...

please dont take this the wrong way:

i thought rc was about enjoyment of the hobby and is for those who like the technical side, and as well are people who happen to be rc driving enthusiasts.
...
07-25-2011, 08:29 PM
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Posted By boro92

3racing stuff in my experience, has been of...

3racing stuff in my experience, has been of decent quality.
if you arent racing tcs, save yourself some money and go with the 3 racing option parts!
also, i saw that 3racing makes delrin ones also...
07-22-2011, 06:37 AM
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Posted By boro92

maybe the F104 guys can chime in. I bought an...

maybe the F104 guys can chime in.
I bought an F104 because it looks amazing (scale is a large part of f1 is it not?? :D), and was designed by Tech Racing. The battery inline down the center sounded...
07-21-2011, 07:57 AM
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Posted By boro92

I agree! I purposely did not run 04 module...

I agree! I purposely did not run 04 module though, as I am still running the plastic spur adapter, and that has some run out. To ease with meshing, I've stuck with 48p.

Another newbie thing I...
07-21-2011, 06:20 AM
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Posted By boro92

This is probably obvious to most but: Do not...

This is probably obvious to most but:

Do not bother to run the stock spur/pinion.
The Tamiya gears are horrible. Very loud and inefficient.
I just changed to Kimborough spur and Robertson 48p...
07-20-2011, 11:25 AM
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Posted By boro92

Agreed. My old HPI Pro 4 was not nearly as...

Agreed. My old HPI Pro 4 was not nearly as sensitive to camber changes.
This car is very interesting. Typically I'm looking for more steering...this car, you're looking for more rear grip! It's a...
07-20-2011, 09:10 AM
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Posted By boro92

Mabuchi silvercan :) I was running sorex 28s...

Mabuchi silvercan :)

I was running sorex 28s though in really warm weather--so that could be the cause. Anyhow, issue has been resolved.
Increased rear camber and the rear end is dialed now. ...
07-19-2011, 01:29 PM
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Posted By boro92

That's an interesting way of looking at it. I...

That's an interesting way of looking at it.
I have lots of off power steering even when the car is cold. The rear end already can rotate nicely. I initially suspected the tire temp differences...
07-19-2011, 01:10 PM
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Posted By boro92

Anyone noticing that handling changes drastically...

Anyone noticing that handling changes drastically once the front tires heat up?
I have my car setup such that it handles optimally when tires are cold...but because the front and rears heat up at...
07-17-2011, 08:32 PM
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Posted By boro92

you'd get better straight line and corner exit...

you'd get better straight line and corner exit acceleration at the expense of greatly reduced turn in and wider turning radius for slow speed corners
07-14-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 42,308
Posted By boro92

Hi Brett, Could you shed some light on the...

Hi Brett,

Could you shed some light on the inherit handling characteristics of the car?
I presume bc it's rear motor, it pushes on entry, and oversteers on exit?
How is it on unprepared...
07-14-2011, 05:08 AM
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Posted By boro92

Has anyone tried this car with the oil shocks?

Has anyone tried this car with the oil shocks?
07-13-2011, 06:54 PM
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Views: 42,308
Posted By boro92

Sweet! Thanks guys! Any review of this...

Sweet!

Thanks guys! Any review of this chassis? I've been reading some flattering things about the grid, but not much about the goose.
The chassis design of the goose seems more interesting to...
07-13-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 42,308
Posted By boro92

Question to those who have this car: The...

Question to those who have this car:

The bumpers which come on cars like 510, 240z, sunny etc: Are they regular plastic parts which happened to be chromed (like the hpi cup racer), or are they...
07-13-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By boro92

If the thread is still here, the car is still...

If the thread is still here, the car is still available.
Good price for an f104 pro!
07-13-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,084
Posted By boro92

Agreed. However, I believe that's a common trait...

Agreed. However, I believe that's a common trait amongst all abc cars.
07-13-2011, 05:59 AM
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Views: 29,084
Posted By boro92

Tony's review on the Grid sounds very enticing! ...

Tony's review on the Grid sounds very enticing!
Anyone rocking one of these? Sounds like a great chassis to go up against the m05 (this along with the goose!)
07-11-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By boro92

FS: Tamiya F104Pro w/ hop ups

Item is located in Toronto, Canada. Buyer pays shipping

For sale is a Tamiya F104 Pro.
Comes with box, manuals and spare parts.

Option parts include:

Alloy rear pod (blue)
Type B foams...
07-11-2011, 07:47 AM
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Posted By boro92

Hey guys, Question for those in the know: ...

Hey guys,

Question for those in the know:
How does the F104W chassis handle in comparison to the normal F104?

I'm driving on low traction asphault and was wondering if it would be advantageous...
08-30-2010, 05:21 PM
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Posted By boro92

Just wanted to mention that your car looks bloody...

Just wanted to mention that your car looks bloody fantastic.
If my eyes serve me right, this is the pro body with ferrari wings!
Looks like you cut out the air inlets on the side pontoons, is that...
08-19-2010, 01:54 PM
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Views: 2,089,629
Posted By boro92

has anyone tried tamiya rubbers? i run mainly...

has anyone tried tamiya rubbers?
i run mainly asphalt, so foams dont make the most sense to me.

it seems that tamiya only offers med/hard fronts but have med/soft rears.

has anyone tried the...
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