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02-28-2019, 10:28 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

People are also running late model f1 cars on...

People are also running late model f1 cars on foams. 2nd place was a latest model xray. Motors are 21.5 blinky.
02-28-2019, 06:36 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

Yep.

Yep.
02-28-2019, 12:01 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/img_7298_d4d6446319c80d3e2e0912af2a19ca5f47451cf8.jpg

Great to win the New Zealand F1 nationals again with my Tamiya F103. It was...
02-28-2019, 11:49 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

reducing rear droop aint going to do anything...

reducing rear droop aint going to do anything positive. Try running your car with no body on, you will easily see the centre spring compresses under braking...
12-25-2018, 12:52 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

These big heavy shock assisted front ends never...

These big heavy shock assisted front ends never help anyway. Too much weight too far forward. I have seen people put F103 front suspensions on this car. A much better idea anyway.
12-19-2018, 01:09 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

I challenge Dale Epp and Co to design an F1 body...

I challenge Dale Epp and Co to design an F1 body with the mounting tabs for Tamiya style F1 rear wings on the rear of the body. This would result in similar performance to mounting the wing to the...
09-29-2018, 11:53 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

If you take the body off and run the car, you...

If you take the body off and run the car, you will see the rear shock actually compresses under braking(the opposite of your suggestion). This is due to the spur gear walking around the pinion gear...
09-20-2018, 11:56 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

Using normal brakes are just so inconsistent,...

Using normal brakes are just so inconsistent, much much better using drag brake. It makes a lap far less effort to go fast. The most important thing of drag brake is setting it up right however. Too...
09-12-2018, 01:58 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

This can happen on tamiya f1 cars too. Some lube...

This can happen on tamiya f1 cars too. Some lube on the threads helps.
08-20-2018, 11:56 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

If anything, it looked like David had a better...

If anything, it looked like David had a better car than Jan in Final 2 of the world cup. Jan seemed to be pushing the limits a bit more however and his car was a bit loose, while David seemed to have...
08-18-2018, 01:29 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

Any tyres not made in japan, are not worth...

Any tyres not made in japan, are not worth trying. Simple rule to follow . :)
08-10-2018, 10:45 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

I was thinking the same thing going by the...

I was thinking the same thing going by the wheels. So probably rubbish tyres then if this is true.
07-15-2018, 05:14 AM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

You have to do something to balance out the super...

You have to do something to balance out the super low grip volantes :)
06-06-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 64,145
Posted By ixlr8nz

I think it would be wise to make a new batch of...

I think it would be wise to make a new batch of tyres which are the same diameter, offset and width as the pit shimizu. People would be put off immediately when they have to reset their car to suit...
05-24-2018, 09:15 PM
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Views: 156,471
Posted By ixlr8nz

Cheapest way is just get nylon shims from ebay or...

Cheapest way is just get nylon shims from ebay or aliexpress for rear or even aluminium tube. For front, to widen I actually got some 5mm m3 threaded standoffs which can replace the stock tamiya...
05-13-2018, 11:36 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

At my local track, the Ride R1 rears have been...

At my local track, the Ride R1 rears have been great over 30 degrees C track temp. I use them with Shimizu 573 medium fronts. I do not recommend the Ride GR rears. They wear fast and are not as stuck...
05-12-2018, 07:58 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

Volante tyres are rubbish.

Volante tyres are rubbish.
05-11-2018, 03:13 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

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05-11-2018, 12:30 PM
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Posted By ixlr8nz

Xpress has been around since the 90's. Long...

Xpress has been around since the 90's. Long before 3racing.
05-09-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 64,145
Posted By ixlr8nz

I would call it fairly clean. I even tested on my...

I would call it fairly clean. I even tested on my driveway and got the same resultó pit shimizu were stuck like glue. You are correct about them being similar to volante. I would say they have the...
05-09-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 156,471
Posted By ixlr8nz

Drag brake is not only for beginners. Its the...

Drag brake is not only for beginners. Its the choice of champons as well. I personally would only recommend drag brake. Push brake is for those moments you think you are going to wreck.
05-07-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 64,145
Posted By ixlr8nz

The track is the Canterbury RC car club track at...

The track is the Canterbury RC car club track at Ruapuna, Christchurch, New Zealand. You can see it on google maps. Is it possible the compounds need more rubber and less plastic in the tyre?

I...
05-06-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 64,145
Posted By ixlr8nz

I have to report about my testing today on...

I have to report about my testing today on asphalt. The track is large and the track temp was around 17deg C (62 deg F). I used 28 slicks on the rear and medium front slicks. My results were...
04-17-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 156,471
Posted By ixlr8nz

I did something like that on an old ae tc3 diff....

I did something like that on an old ae tc3 diff. Took all the balls/plates and thrust bearing out and just drilled a couple of holes through the diff halfs. The bolt goes through the diff halfs and...
04-10-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 156,471
Posted By ixlr8nz

Gidday Robk, Im surprised wings dont make...

Gidday Robk,

Im surprised wings dont make much difference to you. On my car they make a huge difference, especially the front wing. I wonder if the track size/speed affects it, as I usally race on...
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