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05-09-2018, 05:34 PM
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Posted By rtypec

The mix was snow cone syrup mixed with Hawaiian...

The mix was snow cone syrup mixed with Hawaiian Punch and cut with water.
03-26-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 104,944
Posted By rtypec

When I said that I didn’t read the rules until...

When I said that I didn’t read the rules until today, I should clarify that I did previously look, but embarrassingly never made it past page 2 where it says past winners must donate their prize to...
03-26-2018, 12:58 PM
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Views: 104,944
Posted By rtypec

My apologies for getting bent. Group hug.

My apologies for getting bent. Group hug.
03-26-2018, 12:17 PM
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Views: 104,944
Posted By rtypec

No next time. I’m done racing this stuff. I’ll...

No next time. I’m done racing this stuff. I’ll play with it in front of my house. By keeping mouth shut, I mean not trying to be helpful by voluntarily sharing info.
03-26-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 104,944
Posted By rtypec

I just read the rules. Oh crap, it is illegal. I...

I just read the rules. Oh crap, it is illegal. I didn’t intend to circumvent the rules since I entered the race for fun and wasn’t super serious or competitive.

The truck is good without weights. ...
03-26-2018, 08:42 AM
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Views: 104,944
Posted By rtypec

Euro Truck Setup at Tamiya Raceway

Here are some details about the Euro Truck I used at the recently held TCS Regionals in Aliso Viejo.

Body: The body was mounted as low as possible. On the rear body posts, trim the small...
Forum: Racing Forum
07-14-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 1,548,461
Posted By rtypec

Hi All. The stack of boxes is getting...

Hi All. The stack of boxes is getting unmanageable so I have to thin the heard. There will be a decently loaded TA07 Pro available at Tamiya tomorrow. Just look for a box with a for sale sign.
04-25-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 729,147
Posted By rtypec

Oh man, then there's the whole reactive caster...

Oh man, then there's the whole reactive caster thing! :lol:

I agree on the Ackerman setting. I wanted to start with a safe setting and will go with 0.25-0.5 less when I rebuild the car (there's a...
04-25-2017, 06:04 AM
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Views: 729,147
Posted By rtypec

Thanks Sam. When I noted that the car has...

Thanks Sam.

When I noted that the car has mild understeer, it was more of a warning to others who wanted to try the setup. I tend to prefer slightly pushy cars at the Tamiya track and I've got...
04-24-2017, 10:47 PM
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Posted By rtypec

Brent, thank you for the explanation. That sounds...

Brent, thank you for the explanation. That sounds like a deadly tuning option to have :sneaky: I can't wait to play with that.

*Edit* I had to go in the garage to check out the car. Yup, it...
04-24-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 729,147
Posted By rtypec

Hi Mike thanks for the awesome feedback. Some of...

Hi Mike thanks for the awesome feedback. Some of the guys at the track suggested that I decrease the front dampening to make the front end feel more positive on turn in along with directional...
04-24-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 729,147
Posted By rtypec

Will do. The car was very good with the setup I...

Will do. The car was very good with the setup I kind of mashed together. I looked at all the X asphalt setups on petitrc, found commonality, and in areas that were different made educated guesses...
04-24-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,236
Views: 729,147
Posted By rtypec

Awesomatix A800X

I had the opportunity to run an A800X for the first time this weekend. The car was a pleasure to build with the amount of attention to engineering and detail. On track, it is very good and I want...
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-21-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,036
Posted By rtypec

Here's an old Tamiya cap with a 1mm hole.

Here's an old Tamiya cap with a 1mm hole.
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-21-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,036
Posted By rtypec

After a five minute run :tire:

After a five minute run :tire:
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-20-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,036
Posted By rtypec

I tend to agree with TryHard. But hey, what...

I tend to agree with TryHard.

But hey, what do I know :lol:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1412925&stc=1&d=1487603603
12-29-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 730,953
Posted By rtypec

I just wanted to make sure everything was clean...

I just wanted to make sure everything was clean and in order since I was installing a new chassis. When I'm just doing routine maintenance, I'd never go that far and would take shortcuts along the...
12-29-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 730,953
Posted By rtypec

I've been out of commission lately due to the...

I've been out of commission lately due to the holidays and a couple of colds.

In any event, I replaced a chassis on my oldest 419X and captured a time lapse of the rebuild.

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12-05-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 43,239
Posted By rtypec

Those are Sweep mini premounts. The tires on the...

Those are Sweep mini premounts. The tires on the car in the video are Tamiya 60D slicks.
12-05-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 43,239
Posted By rtypec

TL01 speed tuned gears fit and along with the...

TL01 speed tuned gears fit and along with the aluminum motor mount, you can get a 24 tooth pinion to fit with room a few for more teeth.
12-05-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 43,239
Posted By rtypec

MF-01X Onroad

Here's a video of my MF-01X on the tail end of it's first battery being driven by a friend of mine. The chassis is fun and shows a bit of promise.

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Forum: Racing Forum
11-15-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 1,548,461
Posted By rtypec

Good luck to Team America heading to Japan :tire:

Good luck to Team America heading to Japan :tire:
11-13-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 43,239
Posted By rtypec

Almost ready...:tire::deathstar:tire:

Almost ready...:tire::deathstar:tire:
10-29-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,292
Views: 1,050,725
Posted By rtypec

When I get the itch as a hobbyist I go otaku mode...

When I get the itch as a hobbyist I go otaku mode and enjoy unique stuff :lol:
10-29-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7,292
Views: 1,050,725
Posted By rtypec

I guess I'll take my toys and play somewhere else...

I guess I'll take my toys and play somewhere else :cry:
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