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Forum: Rookie Zone
07-01-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Lonestar

Are you just going to goof around the onroad...

Are you just going to goof around the onroad track once or twice? If yes, the theory would say tires, adjust gearing ratio, harder springs, harder oil, lowered ride height (which possibly means...
07-01-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Lonestar

thank you max, this is very useful. Still, I...

thank you max, this is very useful.

Still, I was *this* close to make the switch from xray... I think the list above kinda moved that ship-jump just a bit further away :D

(my god... this is...
07-01-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,680
Posted By Lonestar

What you are writing above makes me think it is...

What you are writing above makes me think it is fair to say you are not the target audience for the "open source" solution Bry has described. Which is totally fine, but shouldn't be a "no" to the...
07-01-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 966,424
Posted By Lonestar

Very nice- where exactly do the speedo-to-receive...

Very nice- where exactly do the speedo-to-receive and fan wire pass by? thanks!
06-25-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,680
Posted By Lonestar

this. and it also allows the low-mainers to say...

this. and it also allows the low-mainers to say "but he has a higher-$ combo than me, that's why he won, so I will buy it" (and of course by then the local hotshoe who would still run circles around...
06-17-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Lonestar

WTB Vintage GM / HEL Speed controllers

Hi folks

I'm after some GM and HEL BRUSHED goodness from last millenium: V12, V12SX, V3, 2000, 3000, etc...

They have to be functional and in decent shape ;)

Please let me know what you...
04-24-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,141
Posted By Lonestar

Awesome, thanks for sharing, I hadn't heard BJ's...

Awesome, thanks for sharing, I hadn't heard BJ's name for quite a while!
04-24-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 37,619
Posted By Lonestar

Good ole tamiya is redoing a F201 - unless you...

Good ole tamiya is redoing a F201 - unless you pour an extra $200 on it, it won't handle any better than a TT01 :D
04-19-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Lonestar

patience is the mother of all virtues, little...

patience is the mother of all virtues, little grasshopper...
04-19-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

cheers Marc - in the absence of any better...

cheers Marc - in the absence of any better solution, I do buy the orange blades indeed... putty-filled diffs are even less cost-efficient than buying blades as you noted! I appreciate the input...
04-16-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

On another note - what are these UJ's and blades,...

On another note - what are these UJ's and blades, please? :)
04-16-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

i am struggling to understand how such an...

i am struggling to understand how such an asymetrical design can work without making the car handling asymetric... what I like about the stock design is its very symmetry... This is totally beyond me.
04-14-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 218,121
Posted By Lonestar

Ressucitating an old thread just for the heck of...

Ressucitating an old thread just for the heck of it... I've rewired my good ole RB50 from bitd, and guess what it still HAULS A$$

This was a fantastic product when released, this and the Black...
03-24-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Lonestar

fully with you on this one... unless it's a...

fully with you on this one... unless it's a really really rare vintage car, ie a true barn find, no way I'm every going to spend any money on a dirty car, be it RC or full-scale. Too much of a...
03-24-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,496
Posted By Lonestar

Love the SubaPus!

Love the SubaPus!
03-23-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 966,424
Posted By Lonestar

that is crazy clean, sir, you're even hardwiring...

that is crazy clean, sir, you're even hardwiring the power wires to the lipo, this is a true "no compromise approach" a la Martin Hudy... congratz!
03-23-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

Hey folks, not a '20-specific Q but there are...

Hey folks, not a '20-specific Q but there are probably some insights in this thread anyway :)

My whole team (my 10yo, my 13yo and yours truly) runs T4's of varied MY. the younger team members, as...
03-10-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

you need a good ole FK05. Abso-freaking-lutely...

you need a good ole FK05. Abso-freaking-lutely un-breakable. Or possibly a T2 Raycer, great car too, with the plastic chassis :ha:

But I agree - if too many racers break their chassis like that,...
02-18-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,733
Posted By Lonestar

Folks, how do you setup the steering servo...

Folks,

how do you setup the steering servo arm - vertical as per instructions and possibly what common sense would dictate - or at 11 o'clock like other cars (and A. Hagberg...) recommend?

The...
02-18-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Lonestar

I was told they got the boot from the Rheinard...

I was told they got the boot from the Rheinard family...

which is a lose-lose imho as the current coverage is absolutely worthless.
02-14-2020, 02:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By Lonestar

I feel the same as you even though I've never...

I feel the same as you even though I've never left the hobby since 1986. I can't imagine how I'd feel like if I'd been away for 30yrs :ha:

On the other hand - it's never been that easy (no more...
02-13-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 56,727
Posted By Lonestar

Thank you for taking the time to explain :)

Thank you for taking the time to explain :)
02-13-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 56,727
Posted By Lonestar

Can someone please kindly explain the "I set it...

Can someone please kindly explain the "I set it up / time it for X amps" concept to a blinky noob? :D
02-12-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 56,727
Posted By Lonestar

Back at gearing/timing questions - i will run...

Back at gearing/timing questions - i will run 13.5 4wd blinky in my xb4 for the first time in my life, to join a few friends that are starting a new class in the aftermath of the SC death, and see if...
02-12-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,897
Posted By Lonestar

Allow me to correct pretty much everything above:...

Allow me to correct pretty much everything above:
- Marui misfired the TC revolution with the Coors Melling (Ninja/Shogun-based) in the second part of the 80's. Tamiya really took it to another...
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