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01-22-2013, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Bike racer

Pavidis was at the recent CRCRC Midwest Champs...

Pavidis was at the recent CRCRC Midwest Champs setting up team drivers with the new Handlebars. Thursday night when the track dried some and got a little dust on it word was the Handlebars were...
11-11-2012, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Bike racer

Tell us more about the motor you are running,...

Tell us more about the motor you are running, what brand, where is teh timing set on the motor, how old is the motor......


We have been running Thunder Power motors and we can run a 5200 mah...
07-04-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21,236
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Posted By Bike racer

Had this happen once. The hole in the spindle is...

Had this happen once. The hole in the spindle is blind, so drill it out all the way through, then add a LONG ballstud. You can use an exacto knife from the bottom side to open the hole a little, it...
07-04-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,543
Posted By Bike racer

My opinion......... The springs make the...

My opinion.........

The springs make the biggest difference. Experts have told me that one issue with stock springs is that it is hard to wind a spring that small diameter consistently, the big...
06-09-2012, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Bike racer

You don't need the Losi spring cups, the ones...

You don't need the Losi spring cups, the ones that come with the Traxxas collars fit fine with a minimal amount of grinding so they fit over the stock AE shock ends.
06-03-2012, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Bike racer

4wd Buggy was hurt by SCT, 2wd and 4wd SCT are...

4wd Buggy was hurt by SCT, 2wd and 4wd SCT are bigger now and have attracted some of the faster drivers that used to run 4wd buggy.

I really don't buy any of the other arguments about durability...
05-02-2012, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Bike racer

In my opinion the shocks are about the only thing...

In my opinion the shocks are about the only thing that makes much difference, and that is really just ease of maintenance.

I actually think the 44 chassis with the nimh cell cutouts is better if...
04-10-2012, 05:49 PM
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Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

Use a lighter to heat up the screws that you used...

Use a lighter to heat up the screws that you used loctite on, it should soften it enough to let the screw come out easy.

I think part of the fun of the hobby is figuring out how to make things...
03-28-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

That is pretty track specific. If your track is...

That is pretty track specific. If your track is really smooth and well groomed with a lot of grip, you should be good to run a closed cell foam.

If your track is bumpy or lower in grip you would...
03-25-2012, 08:51 PM
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Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

Are you the only car that is having problems with...

Are you the only car that is having problems with the nose diving? If the face of the jumps are messed up it can cause the rear of the car to kick up and then nose dive. Are 2WD buggies handling...
03-23-2012, 09:15 PM
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Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

Is it just hard to get them started? If that is...

Is it just hard to get them started? If that is the problem then use a drill bit or a body reamer to open up the hole in the end of the ballcup just a little bit so you can get the turnbuckles...
03-16-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

I disagree. It's not like a camber link where the...

I disagree. It's not like a camber link where the force of a hit is popping the ballcup off sparing the ballstud, camber link, hub, so on.

The steering link ballcup is popping off because the...
03-13-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21,236
Views: 2,861,614
Posted By Bike racer

Full forward for me. The car...

Full forward for me. The car feels........um.......broken if I move it back.
03-10-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

The PL molded foams feel good to start, but the...

The PL molded foams feel good to start, but the center of the tire kind of goes dead which I hate. The issue is the channel on the inside of the foam. I took a piece of stock foam and trimmed it down...
03-09-2012, 10:11 PM
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Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

I have run a lot of different motors in my time....

I have run a lot of different motors in my time. My favorite at this time are Thunder Power. They look a lot like the Reedy motors, but the powerband seems a bit different.

My 9 year old son ran...
03-09-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

Yep. My son broke the rack in his in about 3...

Yep. My son broke the rack in his in about 3 minutes, it happened from just tapping a pipe.

Some people think there was a bad run of racks, something with the plastic, but I'm not so sure. I think...
03-07-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

Found that, any where domestic US??

Found that, any where domestic US??
03-07-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21,236
Views: 2,861,614
Posted By Bike racer

Do this. 1. Take your axles out of your hubs...

Do this.

1. Take your axles out of your hubs and remove the bearings from the hubs.
2. Re-install the outer bearing in the hub and make sure it is fully seated in the hub.
3. Place the inner...
03-07-2012, 06:14 PM
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Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

These are available where??

These are available where??
03-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21,236
Views: 2,861,614
Posted By Bike racer

100% agree with this. I used 6mm Kyosho shims in...

100% agree with this. I used 6mm Kyosho shims in between the crush tube and bearing and not a problem since.




Agree.



I would say you are over doing it, and I would say you DON'T want...
Forum: Chat Lounge
02-26-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,859
Posted By Bike racer

Almost right........Real men drive Non-Wing...

Almost right........Real men drive Non-Wing Sprint cars.;)
02-26-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21,236
Views: 2,861,614
Posted By Bike racer

Which hole is your front inner ballstud in? I...

Which hole is your front inner ballstud in? I think most of those setups use the inner hole. Have you tried the outer hole making a shorter link?
02-26-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Bike racer

Do you unscrew the shock end like 3 turns?

Do you unscrew the shock end like 3 turns?
02-24-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 798,394
Posted By Bike racer

Rear hubs are a weak point in my opinion. Never...

Rear hubs are a weak point in my opinion. Never used to break them on XXX cars, we have been through probably 6 or so between 2 buggies and a 22T. I say the AL hubs are worth it, and I doubt you will...
02-22-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 411,087
Posted By Bike racer

You may also want to rearrange the shims on the...

You may also want to rearrange the shims on the input shaft to move the pinion gear a little closer to the ring gear. I have seen some combination of trans case, pinion, bearing be enough out of...
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