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04-25-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,784
Posted By JeffC

On a touring car for black carpet, cut the sides...

On a touring car for black carpet, cut the sides about 5mm above ride height and the front about 6mm above ride height.

Set post heights so tires don't rub the tops of the fenders.

Any body...
Forum: Chat Lounge
04-09-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JeffC

Every time something changes in the hobby, it's a...

Every time something changes in the hobby, it's a horrible thing that will certainly ruin it for everyone. I'm sure the sport of RC racing has been obliterated at least a couple dozen times now.
...
03-11-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By JeffC

This is my first season running touring car on...

This is my first season running touring car on black carpet. I've only been using Jaco blues. My experience has been after 5 runs they're showing wear. After 10-15 runs they're pretty well junk. The...
Forum: Racing Forum
03-10-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By JeffC

Dollar Hobbyz new RC track made the local news

Dollar Hobbyz opened a new track in MN and was featured in the evening news tonight. It's so cool to see free publicity like this for RC racing!

WCCO (CBS) did a great story here:...
03-10-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Which cars were used in 21.5 and 17.5 at Roar...

Which cars were used in 21.5 and 17.5 at Roar Nats? Mid motor or rear?
03-10-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 162,020
Posted By JeffC

I now have six track days on an ULT m410 body and...

I now have six track days on an ULT m410 body and not a single crack anywhere. I usually run pretty clean, but today I cut the sweeper at the end of the straight tight and stuffed the car under the...
02-25-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,917
Posted By JeffC

Assuming the track offers decent grip, I think...

Assuming the track offers decent grip, I think it's safe to say lighter is faster until you compromise CG or weight balance. The tipping point where you start going backwards will depend on car and...
02-13-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

How does this chassis compare to the current Evo...

How does this chassis compare to the current Evo A and Evo AH chassis'?

Are these "bit more heavy" parts intended for all classes on US black carpet, or are they better suited for certain classes?...
02-10-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Does anyone have P03 in stock??? Is there a...

Does anyone have P03 in stock???

Is there a way to remove P03 without damaging it?

I ordered a A21S ballstuds, but don't have enough spare P03 cups to put on all the new studs. Nobody seems to...
02-08-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Look at pages 11 and 12 of the manual. It's...

Look at pages 11 and 12 of the manual.

It's the same as most other cars.

Remove the two upper arm holders (AM19) that hold the diff in and lift the diff up. Rotate the splined bearing housing...
02-04-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

A SETTING: • Moves whole damper / spring...

A SETTING:
• Moves whole damper / spring assembly
• Changes both damper and spring rates
• Adjusted by loosening screw through chassis
• Moving the damper/spring assembly closer to the wheel...
02-04-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

The low friction / white belts and pullies are...

The low friction / white belts and pullies are dialed! Even with stock bearings, the car rolls butter smooth and is super free.
01-31-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

I have about 22.5° angle on the inside wheel....

I have about 22.5° angle on the inside wheel. More than that and the servo link nearly goes over-center. This is with the Xray servo saver. I think if I played with the geometry I could comfortably...
01-31-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Thank you, Oleg! I read through that manual a...

Thank you, Oleg! I read through that manual a couple times but kind of breezed past page 1... oops. Still wasn't sure I understood correctly, so I appreciate your confirmation!
01-30-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

PSS setting

I'm going to try the progressive spring setting this weekend, and want to be sure my understanding of the system is correct. Trying this on the front only, 21.5 TC on black carpet. Please correct me...
01-30-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By JeffC

Futaba 4PL transmitter

SOLD

Transmitter and manual only. No receiver, no case, no box.

$70 shipped within US48.

I upgraded to a PX and no longer need this transmitter, but am keeping my receivers. It was my...
01-30-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 153,317
Posted By JeffC

Futaba 4PL

Sold
01-22-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By JeffC

Sounds like the rear sway bar is too stiff....

Sounds like the rear sway bar is too stiff....
01-17-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By JeffC

Bump! Roller only now. Everything else has...

Bump!

Roller only now. Everything else has sold.
01-17-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By JeffC

Last bump. Two motors remaining. $15 each or...

Last bump.

Two motors remaining. $15 each or $20 for both of them. These are perfect for a basher, beginner, or a kid's car.
01-16-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By JeffC

It shouldn't matter. The softer coils will...

It shouldn't matter. The softer coils will compress first. Once they are preloaded to the point their resistance equals the next stiffer coils, those will begin to compress, and so on until all coils...
01-14-2019, 05:37 PM
01-14-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Speaking of tools and dampers... How are you...

Speaking of tools and dampers...

How are you all setting the depth of P45R ball consistently? What is the preferred distance for it to be inserted? What effect does this have on dampning?
01-14-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 969,483
Posted By JeffC

Dampers come pre-assembled, if you're content...

Dampers come pre-assembled, if you're content with the stock cst oil. Once you have the kit and see how things work, you can decide what you need. Don't let immediate lack of tool availability deter...
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