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07-15-2016, 03:13 AM
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Posted By tom_chang79

It's been forever but I'm planning on dusting...

It's been forever but I'm planning on dusting mine off and taking it to the track for a spin after 2+ years of hiatus. Really surprised that Tower Hobbies still carry plenty of parts for this...
07-15-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,180,102
Posted By tom_chang79

Hi All, Is it regular all-day practice day...

Hi All,

Is it regular all-day practice day this Saturday (7/16)?
08-20-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 887,252
Posted By tom_chang79

Hey guys, Thanks for all the great info...

Hey guys,

Thanks for all the great info regarding the TCS, seems like this chassis is allowed in the FWD and the GT-3 class...

While I wait for my vanilla FF03 kit to arrive, what are some...
08-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 214,293
Posted By tom_chang79

Finally finished my chassis replacement, found...

Finally finished my chassis replacement, found out I needed some other parts to finish it like a new motor mount and the center x-members that snapped with the chassis (the top deck was fine...
08-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 447,995
Posted By tom_chang79

I'm going to definitely try to make it out there...

I'm going to definitely try to make it out there to watch the race. I live pretty close by.

Do you know what time it starts?

So I've been doing a bit of research on this chassis lately, and...
08-18-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3,294
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Posted By tom_chang79

Thanks for the heads-up Clawhammers, I saw those...

Thanks for the heads-up Clawhammers, I saw those too, I actually saw some more from Asiatees as well, but after shipping, I found that the seller in HK was the cheapest route.

So I picked me up an...
08-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,294
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Posted By tom_chang79

I was looking for the body set 84311, Accord...

I was looking for the body set 84311, Accord Aero. I bought one of the last HPI 7037 bodyset a while back, and I also had a PIAA Accord FF01 at that time (NIB) and was taken back at how much more...
08-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 447,995
Posted By tom_chang79

Yeah, I ran mine with LiPo a few times, but would...

Yeah, I ran mine with LiPo a few times, but would love a CF/Graphite chassis for it... Do you guys know where I can get a Exotek EX05???

I would love to come spectate at the Tamiya TCS track??? ...
08-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 447,995
Posted By tom_chang79

Hi All, I'm dusting off my TA-05V2 and...

Hi All,

I'm dusting off my TA-05V2 and planning to run it again, I have a few questions after poking around on the internet regarding this chassis:

1) I'm in Southern California, what's a good...
08-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 887,252
Posted By tom_chang79

Hi all, I'm a bit new to this FWD type of...

Hi all,

I'm a bit new to this FWD type of vehicles and I recently started to become interested in these FF03 chassis.

I owned a FF01 chassis (the PIAA Accord), but I paid way too much for it...
07-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 214,293
Posted By tom_chang79

Is anyone out there still running the DXR8-E or...

Is anyone out there still running the DXR8-E or have you guys moved onto their 835E platform?
05-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 168,765
Posted By tom_chang79

This is what happened... Once that portion...

This is what happened... Once that portion starts shearing, the motor mount is at an angle, grinding sounds, and etc...

I think this happened gradually since that sharp corner is a real thin...
05-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 168,765
Posted By tom_chang79

Hey guys, are there any common parts between the...

Hey guys, are there any common parts between the 835e and the dxr8-e? Was particularly interested in the motor mount, since I noticed is another weak point in the dxr8-e... Would be nice to be...
05-04-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,594
Posted By tom_chang79

I tip my hat to you guys, I was trying to start a...

I tip my hat to you guys, I was trying to start a business (TAP RC) which also had the theme, "Designed and Manufactured in the USA." The second part is quite the most challenging thing to do since...
05-04-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,761
Posted By tom_chang79

Just Google "gdp per capita China" and "gdp per...

Just Google "gdp per capita China" and "gdp per capita USA"

You'll find that it's nearly an 1/8th. So you can estimate that things cost about 1/8th to do (with high volume manufacturing...
05-04-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 214,293
Posted By tom_chang79

Just had a thought after looking at the new...

Just had a thought after looking at the new chassis that came in and looking at the location of where it broke.

The chassis didn't really break where it joins, but rather at those little posts...
04-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 214,293
Posted By tom_chang79

That's exactly what happened to mine. I've been...

That's exactly what happened to mine. I've been thinking about ways to reinforce that area so the chance of it happening is less...

I've also been thinking about if it would be possible to use...
04-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,895
Posted By tom_chang79

+1 The basic mechanism has been unchanged for...

+1 The basic mechanism has been unchanged for 25+ years says something about their design being quite proficient! :nod:
04-25-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,558
Posted By tom_chang79

The Race Place in La Mirada/Santa Fe Springs area

Did anyone here race/run their RC back in the early 90s? I would love to see if anyone out there have a few old photos they can scan and post here... I've always wondered what happened to track...
04-25-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,180,102
Posted By tom_chang79

Ahh, stock nats. That's why the layout was quite...

Ahh, stock nats. That's why the layout was quite technical... It was uber-fun for 1/10th buggies yesterday though! Seems like the track was built just for 1/10th buggies and slower SCs... With...
04-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 208,326
Posted By tom_chang79

I just noticed that LRH is at a new location? ...

I just noticed that LRH is at a new location? Need to come down and visit... :nod:
04-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,180,102
Posted By tom_chang79

Thanks Casper. I think with the new layout, I'm...

Thanks Casper. I think with the new layout, I'm gonna try out some AKA Typo on my 1/10th 4wd buggy first. I was there yesterday, and the new layout isn't 1/8th friendly with the shortened...
04-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,180,102
Posted By tom_chang79

Hi all, I've been trying to get myself out to...

Hi all, I've been trying to get myself out to OCRC as much as I can, and I noticed that many of tires are worn out so I'm in the market for some new tires.

I noticed that OCRC's homepage has...
04-24-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 214,293
Posted By tom_chang79

Well, I took the DXR8-E out to the track today,...

Well, I took the DXR8-E out to the track today, and managed to snap my chassis, where the two halves meet...

Does anyone out there know if there is a aluminum single-piece chassis for it? It'd be...
04-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,921
Posted By tom_chang79

I remembered reading about some people out in the...

I remembered reading about some people out in the community running 2-liter soda bottles cut and shaped as their RC bodies a while back (years ago).

But there are other factors to look at when...
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