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08-02-2022, 02:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,910
Posted By academygaz

HPI seem to be pushing the Sport 3 on Facebook a...

HPI seem to be pushing the Sport 3 on Facebook a lot lately, specifically the Creator Edition (no body, no rims, no electrics). I didn't see many at tracks
when it first came out, what were its...
07-24-2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,910
Posted By academygaz

Anyone try a Kyosho Fazer mk2 lately?

Anyone try a Kyosho Fazer mk2 lately?
02-27-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 25,587
Posted By academygaz

sSpotted these on AliExp for $cheap, any...

sSpotted these on AliExp for $cheap, any experience of them? can buy two for under $180 for the FRP version so spares shouldn't be a problem maybe? USGT car?
02-23-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,260
Posted By academygaz

I'm going to be waking packs up after 2-3 months...

I'm going to be waking packs up after 2-3 months of storage (3.85v), what's the most safe method, gentle charge up (1c?) followed by regular discharge (20A), I normally do 20/20 at the track.
05-17-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By academygaz

all the older racers quit the hobby or...

all the older racers quit the hobby or something? Or information lost in time now?

From what I know for certain there was:

Pre-HPI:
Mazda Millenia
Volvo S80

Post HPI:
Dodge Stratus
05-17-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By academygaz

I have one, it died not long after getting it....

I have one, it died not long after getting it. They were very fragile when new so it wouldn't surprise me if yours has failed too. Your settings numbers seem right, maybe try charging as an external...
05-11-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By academygaz

Hot Bodies (before HPI)

I've just picked up an unpainted Hot Bodies body from the days of Hot Bodies, before HPI came along. What does anybody know about the company when it was based in NJ? I'm interested to know what...
01-15-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,608
Posted By academygaz

They all haveDelta peak adjustment, Flex charging...

They all haveDelta peak adjustment, Flex charging and temperature sensing? Cool. Not sure thats true. There's a huge difference between charging a battery and ''race charging'' a battery thats why...
01-15-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,608
Posted By academygaz

Best NiMH charger in 2021

So one of the classes I race is quite retro in technology running brushed motors and 4cell NiMH. Whats the best charger I can get for this class, something with adjustable delta peak and possibly...
10-08-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,639
Posted By academygaz

Adam Mackman in the UK makes great priced...

Adam Mackman in the UK makes great priced adaptors from arduinos, very neatly made and the highest resolution available for VRC so the best response for modern radios. you can map a turn marshal to a...
10-08-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

I've already spoken with Josh Cyrul about some of...

I've already spoken with Josh Cyrul about some of his more innovative designs.
10-08-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

My guess is he had to run a Parma Alfa as it was...

My guess is he had to run a Parma Alfa as it was the hot ticket at he time on carpet with foam. But when the car went on display he left it in the states with the Ride Accord for contractual...
10-07-2020, 03:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By academygaz

I'd disabled with a non-working left hand so I...

I'd disabled with a non-working left hand so I may be able to help. I race with a KO Esprit 4 stick radio, steering on the right stick as normal, for throttle I mounted a KO KIY trigger to the back...
10-07-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

So, It has landed in the UK. its still in great...

So, It has landed in the UK. its still in great shape as you'd expect from a car which has sat unused in a display cabinet.
...
09-27-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

Thankyou for the offer, the car is currently...

Thankyou for the offer, the car is currently flying from the States to me in the UK so when it arrives i'll give it a full assessment to see how it is and what it needs to go back to 2005 spec. I'll...
09-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

Magnificent find! thankyou ever so much! ...

Magnificent find! thankyou ever so much!

Anybody got any idea what the receiver was? An own-brand KO unit ''AH V-CUBE
09-26-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By academygaz

2005 IIC tech charts

Hey guys and girls I've got a huge favor to ask. I've got the chance to own a car which competed at the '05 IIC at Stardust Hotel in Vegas placing in the Mod Foam A-Main. Its basically as raced at...
Forum: Rookie Zone
07-01-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By academygaz

When the SC10 came out we ran a class on a large...

When the SC10 came out we ran a class on a large concrete track. You can't adjust them enough to make them any good so we raced them box stock on kit tires until they wore out. They were all equally...
07-01-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By academygaz

If its graphite its from the SD CGM. If its...

If its graphite its from the SD CGM. If its plastic its from the SD drift car.
06-12-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By academygaz

All the suspension geometry will be optimised for...

All the suspension geometry will be optimised for sliding so will need lots of re-engineering to generate grip. Lots of hassle and math to figure what needs to change and how much.
06-01-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 479,643
Posted By academygaz

I got given some 50mm Yeah Racing dampers, are...

I got given some 50mm Yeah Racing dampers, are these too short for the M07?
04-28-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,484
Posted By academygaz

HPI Sport 3. THE parking lot weapon.

HPI Sport 3. THE parking lot weapon.
04-28-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 479,643
Posted By academygaz

Has anybody tried Volante premounts?

Has anybody tried Volante premounts?
01-25-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,614
Posted By academygaz

Regular weight bodies

I've been away from the hobby for about 5 years and upon coming back I've noticed it's nearly impossible for find any TC bodies which aren't lightweight OR pro-lite.

My past experiences of LW...
06-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 391,151
Posted By academygaz

Brilliant, thankyou!

Brilliant, thankyou!
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