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06-04-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5,911
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Posted By Der Dicke

As the shock are mounted nearly flat, the center...

As the shock are mounted nearly flat, the center of gravity doesn't change very much.

Moving mass doesn't really matter either. Motor, Wheels, cables and pod are moving mass as well, so the change...
09-27-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 84,364
Posted By Der Dicke

The lower rear arm Looks way to short compared to...

The lower rear arm Looks way to short compared to the upper ones. Could be a Problem on bumpy tracks.

But it's allways nice to see a suspension System, that isn't an exact copy of AE (Shame on...
01-24-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49,518
Views: 6,221,432
Posted By Der Dicke

Yes and No. The car rolls around that pivot, but...

Yes and No. The car rolls around that pivot, but it's not the rollcenter. If you raise the front pivotballs of the Links/T-Bar you will lower the rollcenter.
10-31-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,784
Posted By Der Dicke

Or maybe because a lot of rc car designers are...

Or maybe because a lot of rc car designers are lazy and like to copy other designs :-)
10-27-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 627,939
Posted By Der Dicke

Does this diffuser really add downforce? I wonder...

Does this diffuser really add downforce? I wonder if there is enough added downforce, to compensate the added (unsprung) weight?!?
It looks more like a psychological thing to me :sneaky:
09-04-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,208
Posted By Der Dicke

I had a 2S LiFePo (6.6V) battery in my 12th scale...

I had a 2S LiFePo (6.6V) battery in my 12th scale car and it worked great. ESC and motor stayed cool all the time, there's enough power and you don't need pinion gears that are taller than the spur...
08-05-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5,911
Views: 1,466,948
Posted By Der Dicke

Pancars don't really like dusty low traction...

Pancars don't really like dusty low traction tracks. What tyres did you use? Anyway, there are some things you can try:

1. Be shure your car is not tweaked
2. Go to a softer centershock
3. clean...
07-31-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,911
Views: 1,466,948
Posted By Der Dicke

Noboby can give you here an accurate answer. I...

Noboby can give you here an accurate answer. I depends a on a lot of factors that haven't been tested in this vid (type of body, ground clearance, different speed, ...).
Eventually, you get a better...
07-26-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 552,994
Posted By Der Dicke

Steel balls are a lot cheaper (maybe 10x). You...

Steel balls are a lot cheaper (maybe 10x). You can get 100pcs for about 10 bucks an don't have too worry, when you lose an expensive ceramic ball during rebuild.
06-25-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 116,866
Posted By Der Dicke

Oops, yes you're right. Let's hope, somebody...

Oops, yes you're right.

Let's hope, somebody brings out the 2013 Viper
http://www.torquenews.com/sites/default/files/image-106/%5Btitle-raw%5D/2013%20srt%20viper%20gtsr.jpg?1335379139
06-24-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 116,866
Posted By Der Dicke

Except the first three, none of the cars in your...

Except the first three, none of the cars in your picture has the engine at the front.
04-24-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,911
Views: 1,466,948
Posted By Der Dicke

Most important thing is to use very wide rear...

Most important thing is to use very wide rear tires (Thats why pancars handle that well). The rear tires should be a bit softer than the front. Another point is weight distribution. I think TCs have...
04-03-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 39,673
Posted By Der Dicke

Seems to be a bit esoteric :lol:. There are much...

Seems to be a bit esoteric :lol:. There are much better ways to get more steering.
03-01-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,125
Posted By Der Dicke

Jus't don't forget the fact, that the rc car...

Jus't don't forget the fact, that the rc car industry isn't very big. There are only a handful of big companies in this buisness and a lot of them in Asia.
01-18-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,911
Views: 1,466,948
Posted By Der Dicke

You could try some Associated RC18 shocks. The...

You could try some Associated RC18 shocks. The earlier prototypes used AE shocks.
12-26-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 49,518
Views: 6,221,432
Posted By Der Dicke

The biggest (and maybe the only) advantage of...

The biggest (and maybe the only) advantage of steel balls is the price. You can get 100 diffballs for less than 10$. Maybe, steel ball bearing balls are even better than some cheap ceramic balls...
12-19-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 49,518
Views: 6,221,432
Posted By Der Dicke

I thought about doing something similar for a...

I thought about doing something similar for a 1/10 pancar. With sliding center link, 2-sidelinks (at the top of pod) and 2 shocks, you have a lot of advantages over a panhard 4-link suspension.
...
11-02-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 78,062
Posted By Der Dicke

Hey Bob I didn't read your whole post, but...

Hey Bob

I didn't read your whole post, but you can find a lot of ancient 10th pancars at this site: http://www.pro10-classic.com
This site is in German, but as usual Pictures say more than 1000...
10-31-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,528
Posted By Der Dicke

I used to race Hitec Servos (HS-225 and HS81MG)...

I used to race Hitec Servos (HS-225 and HS81MG) in my 12th cars. They work well, but you cant compare them to good 12th servos (like Futaba,...) But maybe you have drill new holes in the chassis...
10-09-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 126,042
Posted By Der Dicke

Looks like a half 2s saddlepack battery :nod:

Looks like a half 2s saddlepack battery :nod:
09-07-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,538
Posted By Der Dicke

There are already a lot of beautiful GT bodies...

There are already a lot of beautiful GT bodies out there. Saleen, Corvette, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, ...

But most drivers use this ugly TC body, paint it with flames and tribals and leave...
08-07-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 49,518
Views: 6,221,432
Posted By Der Dicke

Just don't forget, angling the link up or down...

Just don't forget, angling the link up or down also raises/lowers the rear rollcenter significantly.
08-05-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 58,790
Posted By Der Dicke

Why do all the new cars have this "low" motor...

Why do all the new cars have this "low" motor plates? I don't think it really lowers the cg and just weakens the motor pod !?!
05-04-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12,330
Views: 1,613,581
Posted By Der Dicke

both are right :) It is depending on the lower...

both are right :) It is depending on the lower link. When the lower suspension arm is higher at the wheel side, Johnny5 is right. When the lower suspernsion arm is lower at the wheel side, Culetto is...
04-22-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 703,428
Posted By Der Dicke

Yes, here's mine...

Yes, here's mine http://www.hvbrs.ch/fileadmin/gallery/SM_Laeufe/2009-06-07%202.%20SM%20Lauf%20E10%20TC%20Oey/IMG_9924.JPG

If you are searching for the last tenth of a second per lap, you should...
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