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06-14-2020, 12:28 PM
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Posted By daleburr

Contact are the worst choice for electric as they...

Contact are the worst choice for electric as they have such big inner spokes which always jam on something.

Try Matrix or Xceed, they are on similar much better wheels.

The rears are 30mm and...
06-10-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

not personally, but the feedback I've seen isn't...

not personally, but the feedback I've seen isn't good. Poor quality, lots of slop. And the main benefit is supposed to be less slop
06-05-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By daleburr

Schumacher tried a 2mm quasi-weave carbon chassis...

Schumacher tried a 2mm quasi-weave carbon chassis indoors on the Mi6. This is a stiff layup with similar overall stiffness to alu. They were hoping to replace the alu chassis which they had to...
06-05-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 454,925
Posted By daleburr

The Xray is a better car than the Yokomo. The...

The Xray is a better car than the Yokomo. The plastics are stronger, and it requires less maintanance. It's also easier to get spare parts. Getting parts for older model Yokomos can be difficult as...
06-04-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By daleburr

The two materials also have different damping...

The two materials also have different damping qualities.

Aluminium has more natural damping, which is good on carpet where you want a less edgy car.

Carbon has less natural damping, so is more...
06-02-2020, 12:37 AM
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Views: 454,925
Posted By daleburr

The motor plate holes changed from the '17 to the...

The motor plate holes changed from the '17 to the '18, they moved the holes closer together so they could add more of them. So you will need the '18 flat plate, and either dremel it to take the '17...
05-24-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,698
Posted By daleburr

The R11 was very fragile, the plastics were very...

The R11 was very fragile, the plastics were very brittle and would break even on light impacts. Much weaker than Xray or Amx from the drivers who have run both. R12 is clearly new plastics so an...
05-04-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,507
Views: 1,118,999
Posted By daleburr

Depends on the tyre. A Jap tyre like UFRA works...

Depends on the tyre. A Jap tyre like UFRA works best with Spider Red or MR33v3 (they're both the same).

Most other tyres work best with CS High or Speedtech.

The best additives are all thin...
04-30-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 55,882
Posted By daleburr

If you need RC carbon parts cutting, I can highly...

If you need RC carbon parts cutting, I can highly recommend Composite Kit. UK based so shipping within Europe should be reasonable.

https://compositekit.co.uk/

He can do plain or twill weave in...
04-20-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

SLP shocks are the standard for asphalt UK...

SLP shocks are the standard for asphalt UK tracks. The extra oil capacity improves bump handing, curb handling, and gives more grip. You can run them with the standard towers and the lower arm hole,...
04-20-2020, 08:29 AM
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Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

I haven't, but all the testing I've done on flex...

I haven't, but all the testing I've done on flex (which is all on asphalt I should add), points to wanting the front stiff. When you add front flex it becomes lazy and costs laptime, especially on a...
04-19-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200328_130821_901e49428897a2b14e4315b12d100816ab0ba7bc.jpg
Here is my custom Chicane topdeck fitted to my T4'20.

Like Christian...
04-17-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,507
Views: 1,118,999
Posted By daleburr

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1080x607/fb_img_1587152371733_a1c7e58b528989e81eddd46f55e027e4f96b45fe.jpg...
04-17-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,507
Views: 1,118,999
Posted By daleburr

I run the servo mounted on the front plate, by...

I run the servo mounted on the front plate, by using a custom front plate so the servo is still mounted as far back as possible.

Allows me to adjust ride height and wheelbase without it affecting...
04-13-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By daleburr

There's no fixed order. It depends on: ...

There's no fixed order. It depends on:

Where is the understeer or oversteer
What's the overall grip level
What's the balance like in the other sections
Where you are already on settings
...
03-29-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By daleburr

The length affects how much the angle of the...

The length affects how much the angle of the shaft changes with ride height.

When loaded (accelerating or braking) a driveshaft wants to straighten up. They don't like being at an angle.

A...
03-28-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5,507
Views: 1,118,999
Posted By daleburr

I use the old style 10L blocks as well on my VIP...

I use the old style 10L blocks as well on my VIP Vorlon, for the reasons you talk about. I've tried the trailing axles and don't like them, too sensitive around neutral.
03-11-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5,146
Views: 1,214,372
Posted By daleburr

Mod does get rid of the electronics war. If you...

Mod does get rid of the electronics war. If you buy the CORRECT electrics, they will last you for several years. But that doesn't mean you can just stick any old stuff in the car and it'll work.
...
03-04-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,510
Posted By daleburr

See the thread next to this one, "Running...

See the thread next to this one, "Running shorties in a TC"... it covers the pros/cons of big vs small lipos.
03-04-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By daleburr

If you want to measure things as subtle as body...

If you want to measure things as subtle as body symmetry, you'll need air that is travelling totally straight. A fan doesn't produce this.

You'll need flow conditioning to straighten the air up....
02-27-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By daleburr

Oh man, don't get me started on that. Foams are...

Oh man, don't get me started on that. Foams are awesome for consistency. For club days and practice you can't beat them.

RC Tech Foam Tyre Thread...
02-27-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By daleburr

You'll need a drill press to do it accurately

You'll need a drill press to do it accurately
02-26-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By daleburr

Normally you get one mega run (first run),...

Normally you get one mega run (first run), providing the tyres are not too edgy and the setup can make the most of the tyres. Otherwise the first run can be hard work.
Second run will be a bit...
02-25-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

Yes, less of an issue on aluminium, but still...

Yes, less of an issue on aluminium, but still increases the chance of it bending
02-25-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 267,734
Posted By daleburr

I don't like the look of all those holes on top...

I don't like the look of all those holes on top of each other either.

I'm currently building my '20 kit using the RC Cox 'long arm' chassis that doesn't have the extra holes. Arrowmax also make a...
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