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07-22-2021, 08:37 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

I mainly use it to move the motor either closer...

I mainly use it to move the motor either closer to the pivot for less weight on the rear axle, or closer to the axle to help keep the rear wheels from lifting on black carpet.
06-29-2021, 09:05 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

17.5 black carpet, Strakka or BlackArt Lola. I...

17.5 black carpet, Strakka or BlackArt Lola. I think one of the Montec's also, but never ran one.
06-22-2021, 05:39 PM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

The CRC BlackArt Lola or the Protoform Strakka...

The CRC BlackArt Lola or the Protoform Strakka has been my choices. The CRC has more downforce, the Strakka a little more edge feel. I usually can get a little more corner speed out of the Strakka...
06-07-2021, 12:52 PM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

Sideshock works good, but needs rebuilds often. I...

Sideshock works good, but needs rebuilds often. I feel the tubes are more consistant.
06-05-2021, 08:44 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

No, there is not. But, if you don't care about...

No, there is not. But, if you don't care about the red parts, Roche sells one for $50.

Rapide F1 Ball Differential Set...
03-02-2021, 08:36 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

Used to happen all the time for ball diffs. AE...

Used to happen all the time for ball diffs. AE axles were the worst at it, lol. We used JB weld as RobK mentioned. CA works in a pinch, but comes back out when changing spurs as you found out.
02-28-2021, 08:43 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

That depends on level of traction. Low level,...

That depends on level of traction. Low level, Ball diff, medium traction, tight ball diff or gear diff, High traction, pegged ball diff or spool.
As for spur gears that fit the spool.I use the X-ray...
02-04-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,167
Posted By chensleyrc1

17.5 foam is not open tire, it is a spec tire....

17.5 foam is not open tire, it is a spec tire. Usually either the purple stripe BSR/CRC or the Blue stripe JFT tires. Which ever one they choose as the spec. Open tire is 13.5 and mod.
01-27-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,139
Posted By chensleyrc1

I imagine it came from BSR. And like someone else...

I imagine it came from BSR. And like someone else said above, at least the 3 bolt hubs are cheap to have on hand for events
01-27-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,139
Posted By chensleyrc1

Yes, but it is only them making them. Until BSR,...

Yes, but it is only them making them. Until BSR, CRC, Ulti, etc make them, they will never be used at an event, unless Schumacher/Contact RC is the race sponsor. And then no one would show up until...
01-26-2021, 05:13 PM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

Ashford Hobby has them in stock for $399.99. ...

Ashford Hobby has them in stock for $399.99.

https://www.ashfordhobby.com/p-17881-xray-x1-2021-110-formula-1-chassis-kit.aspx
Forum: Chat Lounge
01-17-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,447
Posted By chensleyrc1

No, not really. I ended up just using RC airplane...

No, not really. I ended up just using RC airplane vinyl in carbon fiber. Basically a big sticker, lol. I would eventually like to get one in my paint scheme. Been wanting to get a wrap for my...
12-24-2020, 09:28 AM
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Posted By chensleyrc1

I use these, never had a problem after: ...

I use these, never had a problem after:
https://teameamotorsports.com/products/tworks-64-titanium-metric-rear-wheel-screw-set-for-pan-car-m3-6pcs?_pos=3&_sid=fba478ad6&_ss=r
12-24-2020, 09:23 AM
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Views: 129,339
Posted By chensleyrc1

Most carpet tracks here in the US use either the...

Most carpet tracks here in the US use either the CRC/PIT/TCS/SCHU tire or the Gravity RC premounts. The only other tire I tried was the Sweep carpet tires. They worked well, but had lots of fade as...
12-21-2020, 12:53 PM
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Views: 229,976
Posted By chensleyrc1

Something to try on black carpet. Clean the...

Something to try on black carpet. Clean the fronts with Wurth's Brake cleaner and the rears with tire sauce. Sauce full front and full rear, let set for 5 minutes and wipe clean. As traction somes...
12-15-2020, 04:39 PM
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Views: 129,339
Posted By chensleyrc1

What are you using to drill them? A good, sharp...

What are you using to drill them? A good, sharp reamer is what I use. Drills walk, especially hand drills.
11-17-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 32,994
Posted By chensleyrc1

Maybe to differentiate the rules, make the rubber...

Maybe to differentiate the rules, make the rubber tire class GT12R instead of GT12. That way there is no confusion with either the purple or green stripe foam versions of the class.
09-21-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15,668
Views: 3,642,010
Posted By chensleyrc1

I use Tamiya 51383 J Parts Front Wing F104. Any...

I use Tamiya 51383 J Parts Front Wing F104. Any wider and I tap boards with the wing edges, lol.
For the rear, XRA373514-K Black X1 Wide Composite Rear Wing.
09-17-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,327
Posted By chensleyrc1

Can't wait to they are released. Already told my...

Can't wait to they are released. Already told my "local shop", lol, to get me one as soon as they are available.
09-15-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By chensleyrc1

For Carpet On Road. Most use CRC Black carpet. It...

For Carpet On Road. Most use CRC Black carpet. It is great for both foam and rubber tires.

https://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=11
09-14-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,789
Posted By chensleyrc1

My boss has a Redcat STK already. He would fit...

My boss has a Redcat STK already. He would fit right in, lol.

But, i think the biggest issue is just getting people in the doors. We can come up with easy to get into classes all day long, if 3 or...
09-09-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 69,110
Posted By chensleyrc1

I have been following the slot car page from Apex...

I have been following the slot car page from Apex for a bit. My boss is a huge slot car racer is why I have been looking at it, lol.
My bosses group gets around 40-50 entries every Saturday for slot...
09-09-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 69,110
Posted By chensleyrc1

From my experince from owning an on road/oval...

From my experince from owning an on road/oval carpet track. The best way to attract new racers was a box stock, buy it at the track, take out of box, race it oval class I had. No hop ups, no altering...
08-30-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By chensleyrc1

Measure the total length of the wire before it...

Measure the total length of the wire before it broke. Then get the same gauge wire cut to length and replace it from the circuit board of the reciever.
08-20-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,327
Posted By chensleyrc1

Can't wait. Been wanting to upgrade my 2018.

Can't wait. Been wanting to upgrade my 2018.
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