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03-24-2009, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

Just got my TB-01 fully functional as well.. though I keep slipping the pinion so I may need to put a smaller one on (currently using a 26 tooth on a 27T motor). I forgot how much fun driving a road...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Troggie

RE: Building an indoor track??

You can go to www.hobby-sports.com this is my local track that is carpet and they have jumps that they can put out though not a lot of interest in it since mostly all TCs running. They change the...
03-17-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Troggie

RE: Opinions on how to revive RC tracks

I know where I am.. racing seems to disappear in the spring/summer and starts to pick back up in the Fall/Winter due to all the track being indoors and most people wanting to be outside and doing...
03-17-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Troggie

RE: need info on a buggy i have

I saw one of those on Ebay marketed as a Kyosho buggy .. don't remember what the actual model was.
03-11-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
Posted By Troggie

RE: New to This Hobby

Do you know what kind of tracks they have there? I would definitely check that out as if you buy a truck to bash.. and then go to the track and they only race touring cars it would mean getting a...
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Views: 895
Posted By Troggie

RE: What tires should I use?

Back in the late 80's early 90's I ran a 10L on a concrete track and we ran foam tires because they did not really have rubber tires back then for on road racing. If you get a solid compound for foam...
03-10-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
Posted By Troggie

RE: New to This Hobby

haha.. my vader is electric.. so I am not privy to the nitro headaches.. but good to know.
03-10-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
Posted By Troggie

RE: New to This Hobby

For racing you will really want to check your Local Hobby shop to see what they run. When I quite racing my LHS ran almost nothing but Nitro (one reason I quite) now they are an indoor carpet track...
03-10-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
Posted By Troggie

RE: New to This Hobby

My evader has been reliable (except for the head on collision at 40mph to a concrete wall LOL).. but that was just an example.

As for the Nitro/electric goes if you like to tinker and tune a...
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Troggie

RE: Need more info on pan cars!

I would check ebay.. I have been able to find Pan car chassis on there for relatively inexpensive. You can also use your TC to race oval initially too if you want to but yeah the Pan cars depending...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,428
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya Onroad Collection Thread

My TB-01 was just the chassis..(only paid 10 bucks for it) not the full kit but I can tell my daughter will love running it. I am looking to get either the tb-02 later this year or if the price comes...
03-09-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,249
Posted By Troggie

Mtroniks ESC

I just got an older Mtroniks 500 Turbo ESC and am looking for some information/documentation on it so I can adjust it properly. When I turn on my radio it just goes. I checked Mtroniks website and...
03-09-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
Posted By Troggie

RE: New to This Hobby

You could start with a stadium truck which work well both on road and off road and most are decently priced.. you can get a Duratrax kit for 90 bucks in an RTR and most of those kits come with full...
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Troggie

RE: Thinking of racing for the first time

The stock drivetrain is steel and the gears are metal as well if you look in the TB-01 thread there is actually a picture of how much weight you will save by making those switches. You could start...
03-09-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By Troggie

RE: new to r/c cars

As was stated before it depends on what you want to do on what to vehicle to get. I will say this on the Nitro vs electric issue.. depending on where you live and noise ordinances you may be better...
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Troggie

RE: Thinking of racing for the first time

You may want to take some of these questions to where you plan on racing.. especially the motor one as they may require a standard kit motor or something.

For the TB-01 you will want to get the...
03-08-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 166,501
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

Good to know.. guess I will keep my gears stock then LOL.
03-07-2009, 07:21 PM
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Views: 166,501
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

Cool.. I may have to attempt that.. though I may use medical tape instead of the 2 sided to see how the effect works.
03-07-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 166,501
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

Thanks Slegh.. I have been playing around with custom dying disc golf discs which is similar depending on what I am doing. Can't wait to see how your carbon fiber works out.. I may try that with some...
03-07-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By Troggie

RE: RUN AWAY car stories

When I started racing at the local track back in the mid 80's it was right by a busy street.. They had fencing around the track but also had a few high bank turns by the fence.. my transmitter...
03-06-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 166,501
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

It is the ProtoForm DNA2 body.. which is a 190mm one designed for rubber wheel racing. As for the scissors I thought I had a pair but could not find them so I may need to go buy a new pair.. waiting...
03-06-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 166,501
Posted By Troggie

RE: Tamiya TB-01 Resource Thread!

Well here is the body for my tb-01.. just need to finish trimming the body and get the electronics to get it running.
Replies: 32
Views: 3,143
Posted By Troggie

RE: building 60 mph car....

If you search the forums there are a few different ones where people have posted their setup for speed runs. I think most were using the T4 chassis though I am sure the TB-02 would be fine though you...
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Troggie

RE: 2009 Xray

www.roarracing.com

that is the link to the roar site with the currently allowed items.
03-04-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,724
Posted By Troggie

RE: So im going to court for my RC

He was vague on the dirt bike but made it sound like he got in trouble for the noise with that. Also depending on how the association rules are written it my be his "lawn" as well as everyone else...
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