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07-04-2018, 08:14 PM
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Posted By vafactor

CRC makes aluminum hub extenders for the rear...

CRC makes aluminum hub extenders for the rear axle and a wide front graphite front plate for easy conversion of their 200mm WGT cars to convert them to 235mm.
07-04-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 436,990
Posted By vafactor

Here’s a list of tools needed for CRC car...

Here’s a list of tools needed for CRC car assembly and maintenance:
.062 (1/16”) Allen wrench for most of the car’s screws
.050 Allen wrench for caster clamps, side link pinch bolts, & pinion gears...
06-18-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,218
Posted By vafactor

Yep, those chargers at the indoor champs were...

Yep, those chargers at the indoor champs were Class chargers, kindly provided by CRC and Frank Calandra. They eliminated the need for guys to bring their own bump boxes to the tech and on-deck areas....
06-16-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 46,634
Views: 4,666,611
Posted By vafactor

Sounds like the diff hub that hasn’t been working...

Sounds like the diff hub that hasn’t been working for you is one that requires an unflanged bearing in the side that is adjacent to the spur gear. If so, and a flanged bearing is used in that...
05-30-2018, 01:03 PM
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Views: 436,990
Posted By vafactor

The screw spacing on an AE rear pivot ball holder...

The screw spacing on an AE rear pivot ball holder does not match up with CRC’s screw spacing.
05-27-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,310
Posted By vafactor

Just wondering.....with the guys making so many...

Just wondering.....with the guys making so many race runs, how many sets of tires are they using? Is there a limit, or are the top guys fitting new tires for each and every run?
05-23-2018, 07:21 AM
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Posted By vafactor

Nice!! Just like the Momo livery that I ran on...

Nice!! Just like the Momo livery that I ran on my 1/8th nitro cars many years ago. Brings back fond memories.
05-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,788
Posted By vafactor

Chassis prep

ive never found it necessary to glue the edges of my chassis plates. All I do is file or sand the sharp edges just enough to make the graphite look a little more finished but more so to make it more...
05-07-2018, 09:48 AM
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Posted By vafactor

Aaron......not meaning to rain on your parade,...

Aaron......not meaning to rain on your parade, but I would not suggest puffing out your chest feathers just yet. Ramiro had clearly the fastest car yesterday but he gave away the win (and probably...
05-07-2018, 07:59 AM
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Posted By vafactor

Call me stubborn old fart if you will, but i’m...

Call me stubborn old fart if you will, but i’m not a fan of the spool. When I tested with one......the car drove OK, and my lap times were pretty similar as what I could do with a diff. But the...
05-06-2018, 05:25 PM
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Posted By vafactor

Recent changes

First big change - the general adoption of spec tires (except for mod)
More recently the spreading trend towards embracing spec/handout motors
04-29-2018, 01:39 PM
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Posted By vafactor

Old tekin

in order to build up a second 1/12th scale car with minimum expenditure, I used an old Tekin speedo that I had laying around. A friend loaded the newest Tekin firmware into it via my Hotwire and then...
04-28-2018, 01:59 PM
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Posted By vafactor

I find it easier to adjust tweak by turning the...

I find it easier to adjust tweak by turning the grub screw in the graphite cross brace. Turning the spring retainer on the grub screw can be fiddly.
04-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By vafactor

price reduction - $225 shipped.

price reduction - $225 shipped.
04-09-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By vafactor

AE 12R6

For sale - pristine R6 roller. Only run on carpet. No marks anywhere. Excellent condition. Comes with 2 painted bodies and a new (installed) Futaba 9650 servo. No motor, transponder, or speedo. $265...
04-05-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

[QUOTE=Racermac73;15202839]This is getting...

[QUOTE=Racermac73;15202839]This is getting insanely retarded, I'm ordering a nitro car and not dealing with it.. I'm hoping that one of the geniuses on here with all the answers can figure out how to...
04-05-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 436,990
Posted By vafactor

Hot

I made a spool also. It drove OK (actually a little better than I expected) and it did decent lap times....about the same as my normal diff-equipped setup. But the motor got nearly 30 degrees hotter...
04-05-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

It's bizarre when the crazy people start to sound...

It's bizarre when the crazy people start to sound like the sensible ones.
04-05-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

And in a month or two somebody will come forth...

And in a month or two somebody will come forth with a $450 motor with even more magic. Therein lies the problem with the current situation. Only 2 solutions make any sense to me. Option 1 - run...
04-02-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

This ain't no golfer's forum. Its about handout...

This ain't no golfer's forum. Its about handout spec motors. And I will say once again that I really do enjoy racing with our awesome Motiv handouts....although I do admit that it would be even...
03-30-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

Wow! K pokes his nose out from under a rock. ...

Wow! K pokes his nose out from under a rock. Long time no see. Any chance that you'll pick up a transmitter again?
03-30-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

Me thinks that U should come on down to HoB so we...

Me thinks that U should come on down to HoB so we can discuss it.
03-30-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

Yes...its true...I will stipulate that Mr Lee did...

Yes...its true...I will stipulate that Mr Lee did have a good strong run in 1\12th for a number of years. And then I figured out a few things.
03-30-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

Special....as in special education special?

Special....as in special education special?
03-29-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,666
Posted By vafactor

The guys in Md. didn’t give me the nickname...

The guys in Md. didn’t give me the nickname “Godfather” for nothin’.
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