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03-18-2010, 05:24 PM
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Posted By T. Thomas

Mikes Hobby Shop in Porter is where most will be...

Mikes Hobby Shop in Porter is where most will be racing at this weekend. The HARC Club will be having their 3rd round of the year there. The tracks website is http://www.mikes-hobbyshop.com/ . The...
03-06-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By T. Thomas

When Lipo batteries first came out, Rick Howart...

When Lipo batteries first came out, Rick Howart had Ryan Cavaleri run some(TEST). They found the 2wd mod buggy was extremely hard to control and prefered the weight to be where it was with NIMH...
11-04-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,741
Posted By T. Thomas

Some might like the new "CAB FORWARD" design but...

Some might like the new "CAB FORWARD" design but my problem I have with it is where is the windshield? How many TRUCKS have a windshield that is chopped to look out of proportion? I thin if you...
10-08-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,384
Posted By T. Thomas

In Practice I flip cars over with my feet, I do...

In Practice I flip cars over with my feet, I do not kick the car, just put the toe under one side and lift up till it is on its wheels. During the races though I use my hands. Me personally I would...
08-18-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,846
Posted By T. Thomas

I would actually like to see a set-up that...

I would actually like to see a set-up that requires no battery for power(or a very small one just incase the engine dies to power the electronics for a minute or so). On small motors they do not...
07-31-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,561
Posted By T. Thomas

C0265 is the pins for the front and rear drive...

C0265 is the pins for the front and rear drive shafts (3 x 13)
C0270 is the pins for the front and rear center drive shafts (3 x 12)

The center shafts need shorter to reduce the risk of catching...
07-13-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

Try reducing the center diff fluid down to 5K, I...

Try reducing the center diff fluid down to 5K, I have found the heavier center diff makes the car more aggressive and can make the rear step out easy. I have found 5-5-4(what I run) or 5-5-3 to be...
06-26-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By T. Thomas

Generally pipes affect the power due to their...

Generally pipes affect the power due to their size(as basic as can get).
Shorter pipes give more RPM and less low end torque.
Longer pipes give more low end torque and less upper rpm power.
...
05-26-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,711
Posted By T. Thomas

There is also ways to adjust attitude in midair...

There is also ways to adjust attitude in midair by how you hit jumps. If a jump is constantly causing you the nose to go up, you can accelerate harder when running up to the jump then coast the face...
05-26-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

This is the only hump pack I know of that fits, I...

This is the only hump pack I know of that fits, I have two, used them in my 5R and 5T and now in my 6.
http://www.venom-group.com/itemdesc.asp?ic=VEN%2D1560
05-10-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

Thuren is correct, I mistakenly remembered...

Thuren is correct, I mistakenly remembered backwards, move the arms all the way to the rear(clips in front of arm).
05-10-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

Two set-up changes that would be faster to adjust...

Two set-up changes that would be faster to adjust would be to move the front upper arms all the way forward(all shims behind arm), second would be to slightly lower the front ride height. Third...
05-02-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

People's original set-ups were as you mentioned...

People's original set-ups were as you mentioned looser the rear got with the heavier the throttle. But now there are set-ups posted that make the from aggressive to very neutral. The car can be...
04-05-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,495
Views: 996,333
Posted By T. Thomas

The Losi body to me looks like a cab over 18...

The Losi body to me looks like a cab over 18 wheeler truck that has been flattened out, the New Mugen truggy body to me looks like a single cab long bed Toyota Tundra(more like a regular truck and...
03-21-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18,539
Views: 2,509,734
Posted By T. Thomas

Here is the set-up I have come to like, great...

Here is the set-up I have come to like, great turn in, good mid and not loose on exit. I run on a small/medium sized track, tight, rough, hard packed, with medium traction.

FRONT SUSPENSION ...
10-13-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By T. Thomas

Here is a list of tires and what types of...

Here is a list of tires and what types of surfaces they work on, just my feelings of tire choices along with preference rating from 1(worst) to 10(best). These are only tires I have ran as well.
...
10-09-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18,539
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Posted By T. Thomas

This is the battery I am using in my 6, fits in...

This is the battery I am using in my 6, fits in the wider front area of the receiver box(also has room for a thin layer of foam(like a pre-filter) wrapped around it.
...
10-04-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,539
Views: 2,509,734
Posted By T. Thomas

The motor mount from the MBX-5 series vehicles...

The motor mount from the MBX-5 series vehicles will not work in the new 6. The bolt holes to mount the engine mount are located in different areas of the engine mount. On the 5 series engine mounts...
09-08-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18,539
Views: 2,509,734
Posted By T. Thomas

Funny you say this, because the reason I heard...

Funny you say this, because the reason I heard from everyone I heard it from was to get a slightly lower OVERALL final ratio and the bevel cut gears had less drag(made for a freer feeling drive...
08-26-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,746
Posted By T. Thomas

Anything above 230ish is getting too hot for any...

Anything above 230ish is getting too hot for any electric motor. The cooler you can keep your motor the better and longer it will last.
08-25-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,408
Posted By T. Thomas

Your right, I didn't see that, the center bar...

Your right, I didn't see that, the center bar looks to be two side by side. Almost like how the Panther K1 and K2(in comparison of the losi and proline version of the bar or what ever they will be...
08-24-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,408
Posted By T. Thomas

The difference is the little bar that is only...

The difference is the little bar that is only outside the outer groove on the Losi. On the proline it extends to inside the triangles.
08-24-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 136,410
Posted By T. Thomas

Are the bubbles happening before or after the...

Are the bubbles happening before or after the fuel filter? If not beofre but after, your fuel filter can have a leak in it. Mine have done this and I do not run them anymore because of this. The...
08-11-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,249
Posted By T. Thomas

Electric motor timing basics for brushed motors: ...

Electric motor timing basics for brushed motors:
More timing ( 15* - 35*) = more HP and better RPM but this will also wear out the brushes faster and reduce the lower RPM torque
Less timing (5*-...
06-23-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,477
Posted By T. Thomas

Charlie, RC Pro did this the first two years if I...

Charlie, RC Pro did this the first two years if I am not mistaken. They used laps instead of time. I think they determined the number of laps based on approximately 10 minutes for the average...
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