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Forum: Electric On-Road 01-13-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By PACaSteel
First, you'll need to raise the rear pod to the...

First, you'll need to raise the rear pod to the 4.6 you are aiming for instead of the manual's setting This is done with the different inserts for the rear axle. This will put the rear of the shock...
Forum: R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 01-09-2017, 12:55 PM
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Posted By PACaSteel
WTB. X1 15/16 Spec Alum Chassis

New or used if flat and in good shape.
Forum: Electric On-Road 01-05-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
I'm having trouble locating an aluminum chassis...

I'm having trouble locating an aluminum chassis for a '16. If anyone has a spare or knows of a shop with a left over on the wall, please send me a PM.
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-24-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
Quick report back. I worked with the droop...

Quick report back.

I worked with the droop as suggested, reglued the rims where they started to seperate on the inside, reset the ride height, and the car came in great. Push is controllable now...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-21-2016, 10:29 AM
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Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
You guys are golden. Thanks!

You guys are golden. Thanks!
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-20-2016, 11:43 PM
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Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
Thanks to your questions, I did find one thing...

Thanks to your questions, I did find one thing tonight. Apparently I abused the fronts so much the inside bead had let go. Not sure what this does to an F1 but on my TC it will sure make it...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-20-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
I tried the diff from locked to slipping freely...

I tried the diff from locked to slipping freely but it didn't solve the push. It did let the car rotate but soon as you eased on the gas out you'd go. Does let you be predictable but not so much for...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-20-2016, 06:13 PM
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Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
The tires I'm running are the Schumacher...

The tires I'm running are the Schumacher premounts from A-main which I believe are Pits 571 Fronts and 572 Rears.

As for the glue job. We built up the sides on a previous session where it...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-19-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
OK, I've lost stump the dummy. Trying to set...

OK, I've lost stump the dummy.

Trying to set up an F1 for the first time and have a terminal push. I started with Jan's last set Snowbirds set up. I run on a technical track on black CRC carpet....
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-12-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By PACaSteel
I thought Montonica only made 1/8th scale tires...

I thought Montonica only made 1/8th scale tires for Nitro cars. If that is true, you will probably have better luck posting to the Nitro section. If Montonica has 1/10th or 1/12th scale tires, I am...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-07-2016, 10:14 AM
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Views: 4,517,203
Posted By PACaSteel
That is about the size of our track. Around...

That is about the size of our track. Around here, 1/12th scale is strictly an indoor sport. I think the Snowbirds is only 40 x 96'.

By the time you add up the cost of carpet, subfloor, and at...
Forum: Electric On-Road 10-01-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,026
Posted By PACaSteel
Key thing here is short stack which just loves...

Key thing here is short stack which just loves RPM. Crank up the timing and see how low you can gear it. It makes all its power on the top end so you pretty much want to keep it there. If your...
Forum: Rookie Zone 09-19-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By PACaSteel
I'm going to assume you are talking about...

I'm going to assume you are talking about connecting to the battery, (otherwise I agree to eliminate all the connectors you can). That said, it doesn't really matter how long the connectors are. i...
Forum: Racing Forum 09-19-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,005
Posted By PACaSteel
To me, it's not just practice, but effective...

To me, it's not just practice, but effective practice. It's not just wheel time, but learning and improving the car as well. Take 4 different bodies to the track and compare them back to back with...
Forum: Racing Forum 09-19-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,965
Posted By PACaSteel
Always go for the A. You don't get better by...

Always go for the A. You don't get better by leading slower drivers. You get better by learning from someone faster than you. It's the little things that let you move from the back to the middle...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-19-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 4,517,203
Posted By PACaSteel
Sounds like you didn't set the throttle range. ...

Sounds like you didn't set the throttle range. Just push the set up button to put it in program mode with the throttle in neutral, push the button again and go to full throttle, push the button...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-15-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,389
Posted By PACaSteel
Question of fairness. You don't have multiple...

Question of fairness. You don't have multiple cameras to keep track of multiple incidents. Unless you an insure fairiness to every racer at every event, you have an uneven playing field. It's the...
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-15-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
Thank you very much. More stupid questions to...

Thank you very much. More stupid questions to come.
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-15-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 523,481
Posted By PACaSteel
Newbie to the class so excuse the ignorance. ...

Newbie to the class so excuse the ignorance. What batteries do you guys run? I figured out a few pages ago that it's a 2s shorty but have no idea of the capacity needed.
Forum: Electric On-Road 09-15-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,389
Posted By PACaSteel
Are you proposing all ROAR races now be video...

Are you proposing all ROAR races now be video taped just in case we need instant replay?
Forum: Florida Racing 09-14-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,149
Posted By PACaSteel
This move makes the series worth running for me. ...

This move makes the series worth running for me. Thanks to the owners for considering the racers perspective. See you at 386.
Forum: Electric On-Road 08-29-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,728
Posted By PACaSteel
What appears to me that has gotten silly is the...

What appears to me that has gotten silly is the number of classes. I was under the impression that why we started running 21.5 was 17.5 was getting too fast for club drivers starting out so we...
Forum: Electric On-Road 08-29-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 356,700
Posted By PACaSteel
So are aluminum hubs now a thing?

So are aluminum hubs now a thing?
Forum: Electric On-Road 08-27-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 356,700
Posted By PACaSteel
Hard to tell what they are really running. For...

Hard to tell what they are really running. For instance, the car in the first shots is running a conventional rear end while the lower shots have the ARS installed with aluminum rear C hubs.
...
Forum: Florida Racing 08-18-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By PACaSteel
The Turkey Shoot is always at Minreg Thanksgiving...

The Turkey Shoot is always at Minreg Thanksgiving weekend.
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