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08-24-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,408
Posted By Troy Carter

I'm likely a once a month kinda racer. I'd like...

I'm likely a once a month kinda racer. I'd like to come more but the family takes up alot of time right now

To be honest, I'd pay double the normal entree fee if that is what it takes to keep...
08-22-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,408
Posted By Troy Carter

Thanks for the update guys. I've got plans...

Thanks for the update guys.

I've got plans for Friday that mean I can't make it. I trust you all and Mike to do the right thing.

And, although I have not been racing this summer I'm definitely...
08-05-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 947,441
Posted By Troy Carter

It's about darn time! Buying new mounts for...

It's about darn time! Buying new mounts for every iteration and messing with shims for RC changes was one of my least favorite things with these cars. To be fair, I've only raced my 419 at one TCS...
05-27-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

I dont think so. I have my front body mounts...

I dont think so.

I have my front body mounts in the center and the rear mount set with no spacers to match my older bodies.
05-23-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

Yes, but at least you have a choice of using a...

Yes, but at least you have a choice of using a one hole version. It might even work better for you, who knows???
05-23-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

https://www.teamxray.com/xshop/products/proddesc.p...

https://www.teamxray.com/xshop/products/proddesc.php?prod_id=3283&crt=c819904dde95535c60452b16c1c494f6&kategoria=4299&catName=Composite%20Upright%200%B0%20Outboard%20Toe%20-%20Hard%20-%201-Hole
05-21-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

Agreed. Use a 10mm ball stud there.

Agreed. Use a 10mm ball stud there.
05-18-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,038
Posted By Troy Carter

Looks like I'm going to try to make some one heat...

Looks like I'm going to try to make some one heat wednesdays! I can't beleive we didn't do that at the old track so that we could get out of there at a decent time and still have a race night.
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05-15-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 542,283
Posted By Troy Carter

I should be clear that I'm running 13.5 but I...

I should be clear that I'm running 13.5 but I think this is still a worry. I don't know how long my belts really last right now as I would normally just change them every so often to avoid issue but...
05-15-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 542,283
Posted By Troy Carter

Looks like all the local onroad tracks have...

Looks like all the local onroad tracks have closed and I'll need to dust off my 22-4 1.0 for some good off road action.

Does the Exotek slipper eliminator fit the 1.0 car?

I've got to open...
05-13-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,240
Views: 1,653,045
Posted By Troy Carter

I think USGT with a spec motor is what you are...

I think USGT with a spec motor is what you are looking for. The Reedy or HW FT motors look nice for that and are a definite step down in performance from the modern crop of motors.
05-11-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 245,289
Posted By Troy Carter

The suspension pills are often adjusted like...

The suspension pills are often adjusted like this, at different heights or widths, particularly in the front of the car. You have so much adjustment available so easily that drivers started...
05-10-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,420
Posted By Troy Carter

No tech? This is my chance to run modified...

No tech? This is my chance to run modified USGT....!
05-03-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

Be sure your front spool has the side piece on...

Be sure your front spool has the side piece on and secure. This is assembled when building the kit.

Also, check to be sure that the top deck isn't cracked or that you have too much flex in the...
05-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,395
Posted By Troy Carter

Ideal to me is something sustainable. We all...

Ideal to me is something sustainable. We all want the place close to us but it's got to be able to stay open and that means it's got to be somewhere that has lower rent than most the area you...
05-01-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Troy Carter

That's pretty much the same car I used for 21.5...

That's pretty much the same car I used for 21.5 TC and USGT. For the money, it's a great car that is easily competitive still.
05-01-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,395
Posted By Troy Carter

This works surprisingly well. You can connect...

This works surprisingly well. You can connect the pieces by using a smaller diameter tube inside the main tube for a smooth transition. And, it's light weight and easy to install.

There was a...
05-01-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,220
Posted By Troy Carter

You're a real ball of joy this week! But...

You're a real ball of joy this week!

But you're correct. Most tracks are a passion, but really a huge money maker.
04-30-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,220
Posted By Troy Carter

It's all what you make of it. You can't judge by...

It's all what you make of it. You can't judge by one tracks performance or the size of the metro area only because there are too many factors to consider.

Live RC is a great tool to look around...
Forum: Racing Forum
04-29-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By Troy Carter

Smart tracks will have the basics that people...

Smart tracks will have the basics that people need and it will be bought there. But, they can't stock everything which is why so many people bring their stuff.

Tires
Bodies
Cleaner and Sauce...
04-24-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By Troy Carter

My personal opinion is that TC's typically react...

My personal opinion is that TC's typically react to other chassis setup changes more noticeably than shock piston changes so this is usually low on the list. Changing fluid can be useful to suit the...
04-24-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,038
Posted By Troy Carter

WTH? I'll have to check this out!

WTH?

I'll have to check this out!
04-23-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10,240
Views: 1,653,045
Posted By Troy Carter

My hats off to you. I only use two colors on...

My hats off to you. I only use two colors on everything, out of a can.naturally.
04-17-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 160,328
Posted By Troy Carter

Kinda depends on the class and track your at. ...

Kinda depends on the class and track your at. Really high grip black stuff in a faster class, get the 18. Anything else, run the 15 and spend the extra money in tires and practice. Heck, you have...
04-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 73,108
Posted By Troy Carter

Well who wants to make it a party? Get some...

Well who wants to make it a party?

Get some food there, maybe a second hand makeshift raffle, do a figure 8 race at the end of the night, etc...
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