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Old 01-02-2004, 09:10 AM
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lol ive seen tracter pulling on the t.v its sick.
Old 01-02-2004, 10:40 AM
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[link=http://home.adelphia.net/~rctruckpull/]http://home.adelphia.net/~rctruckpull/[/link]

I have been looking for a pull sled for a while... I see them on e-bay every once and a while but it seems like they show up only when i dont have the money for them.

and I have seen some people do "drags" with monster trucks... just like the full scale. start.. quick hop over a small jump.. turn around a pylon then over a set of "cars"
Old 01-02-2004, 10:42 AM
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oh... just so you know... the record pull for a electric 2wd (purose made) truck on carpet is over 600lbs
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Circut racing and drag racing, in my opinion, take the same amount of skill. In circut racing, you can develope a groove or flow on the track, which I'll admit isn't easy to get but once you get it, yer good to go. In drag racing, you don't have time to develope a flow. You have to know yer sh*t before you even hit the starting line, you pretty much have to invision yourself going from start to finish in a heart beat, one screw up and yer toast! With circut however, you can mess up a couple times and you can still win the race, though it would make the race a little more "interesting". I'm not dogging on drag or circut, I just think that each one has easy aspects and hard ones in eaqual shares.
Old 01-03-2004, 06:02 PM
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Fastcar - Nice pics!
Old 01-04-2004, 10:16 AM
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People that say drag racing is a no brainer are not drag
racers. Real "drag racers" are just that, for life. Knocking
the quarter mile is like putting down Jesus. Drag racers
are usually the most friendly and the most sportsman like
of any automotive arena. Being a drag racer requires the
entire spectrum of skill. It is 90% preparation. There is no
second chance. You have to be an expert mechanic/tuner/
and driver all at the same time to be competitive. You have
to know your competition and the track. No skill you say?
You will be one of those we call "asleep" at the light. You
probably think Baseball is boring also. Drag cars are indeed
the ulimate hot rods.
Old 01-04-2004, 10:28 AM
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My brother drag races in real life back in the US. It is a lot of skill that goes into it. I hear the sotries of the other drivers cars and stuff from him. Very intense - Kind a rush at same time though. I don't know of anywhere around here that has drag races.
Old 01-04-2004, 10:36 AM
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Billyman, yeah I race at carolina dragway in clinton N.C. Corbett sold the entire IEDA. Bob bowling from burlington N.C bought the IEDA.
Old 02-19-2004, 12:38 AM
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Whats all the debate about?? Why even compare drag racing to touring car racing. I thought the whole idea of both were to be the best you can be... see the result of your car setup and tuning, enjoy some exhillaration, get your adrenaline going and most of all have some fun.

I love both for what each type of racing gives you... the skill and precision driving of touring and on-road racing is great but you rarely hit top speed unless youre on a huge track. And I love the absolute rush of punching the throttle and going full speed.

By the way Im trying to make a staging light and timing setup with interface to a laptop using lasers and phototransistors. I have the phototransistors working fine but I need an electronic diagram of a staging light... any help with a link would be appreciated.

FastCar... nice rail and FC.

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Old 02-19-2004, 09:13 AM
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I'll drag race with my TC3... JK
Old 02-19-2004, 04:01 PM
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Id rather drag race or mud drag rather than race on a road corse.
Old 02-19-2004, 04:06 PM
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Bush Wacker - What R/C's do you have?
Old 02-19-2004, 04:12 PM
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I got an Nitro ST-15.
Old 02-19-2004, 04:16 PM
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My view on drags - Anyone can drive fast in a straight line, but it takes a skilled driver to drive around corners and curves fast on a real track.
Old 02-19-2004, 04:20 PM
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Anyone can drive fast in a straight line
More than just driving in a staight line, reaction time plays a factor to.
Old 02-19-2004, 04:30 PM
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Maybe so, but in my eyes it's pointless.
Old 02-19-2004, 04:43 PM
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Everyone has their likes and dislikes. Leave it at that. No need to bash what another member likes, if you don't like it move onto a different post.
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OK sorry
Old 02-20-2004, 12:52 PM
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driving fast in a straight line with drag racing is wayyy harder than you think, lots of things have to go just right for it to go straight a run a good pass.
Old 02-20-2004, 01:31 PM
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driving fast in a straight line with drag racing is wayyy harder than you think, lots of things have to go just right for it to go straight a run a good pass.
Finally someone else who knows what there talking about.
Old 02-20-2004, 01:34 PM
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Just mod out a touring car for drag. work your way up to the full fledged deal.

Someone posted this on my RCdrift.com forum

Looks like a modded touring car to me

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I've been drag racing for about a year and a half, so I know most of what has to happen for a drag car pass to go right!!!!
Thanks man.
Any questions just ask.
Old 02-20-2004, 01:44 PM
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What kind of car do you run?
Old 02-20-2004, 01:48 PM
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well I have, Bolink P/S, GMS P/M, GMS F/C older verison, team walbern nitro rail, team walbern nitro P/S, Dragmaster F/C, electric ruslter(my project drag car) and Cen 4wd electric tourning car.
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Which are fast or better off the line? Nitro or Electric?

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