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Posted By shannow

RE: Need some tips some ultra polished/slippery track

update ,

I have tried my ZX5 FS in the living room with rear one way axles . I've got slippery tiles but not as slippery as our track and can only do one cornering at full brake. Not really...
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Posted By shannow

RE: Need some tips some ultra polished/slippery track

Hmm the CAT SX2 isn't convenient presumably because of the height of the Lipo's to fit in them (24mm) and all new lipo's are 25mm :(

One big question about low grip :

I have bought for my...
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Posted By shannow

RE: Need some tips some ultra polished/slippery track

Thanks again :)

How would you compare the kyosho Zx 5 Fs with the Cat Sx2 pro on a very low grip conditions ?
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Posted By shannow

RE: Need some tips some ultra polished/slippery track

Thanks a lot for the input :) I do have Trichloroethylene wich degreases quite efficiently , perhaps too much lol . (Used to use this to remove the glue on the tyre for my touring car)

The 100gr...
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Posted By shannow

Need some tips some ultra polished/slippery track

Hello ,

I have already looked and posted sometime ago (a year ago) but I still need some advices on some specific details .

I'm unfortunaly back to fast moving cars ... (crawlers are not...
04-19-2010, 11:44 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

I saw that it's nice :) it's probably because of 2.4ghz it requires much less power .

I've looked a bit everywhere the dx6i doesn't have any 3 position switch that's why you needed that nice...
04-19-2010, 09:37 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

That shift gate is a pretty smart idea thanks :)
04-19-2010, 08:10 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Indeed that one seem pretty nice and rather cheap (compared with the radio I mentioned) .
Thanks I'll have a go a it's manual to see the possibilities .
04-19-2010, 07:05 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

I might buy in a few weeks/months a stick radio for it . What to you recommend ? The car will by then probably have front and rear dig independent , only one motor , 4WS again independent and perhaps...
04-19-2010, 10:19 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

thanks :)
Well I've seen 3 video of a vanquish berg on vimeo and I was totaly blown away by the skill of the driver and the crawler itself but on this video the driver seem to have total control...
04-19-2010, 09:44 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

I think I got confused for the rear dig ... I thought rear dig = rear locked and front = powered and in fact that seem to be called front dig not rear :)
04-19-2010, 09:31 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

What do you mean by front dig ? only the front wheels should lock sometime ? I though it was the rear ones that locked so that the rear doesn't push the car upside down when on gradient ?

In...
04-18-2010, 08:21 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

I see thank you . The links on the kyosho are all the same length but it is true that the chassis itself is longer toward the front so probably to give more weight there. I'll put heavy wheels at the...
04-16-2010, 07:57 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Thanks . Very useful reply :)

I have bought a Kyosho Rock Force 2.2 the berg looked nice but pricey especially for a full brushless setup . The kyosho was pretty fast to assemble although the...
04-12-2010, 04:37 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Me again I was wondering what is the correct top speed recommended for a crawler ? 3-4mph ? thanks
04-09-2010, 04:23 PM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

what do you call a scaller ?

Another interesting though is that I read in a review that the kyosho rock force uses very low turn motor . It was not good on the 55t motor but perfect with a 19t...
04-09-2010, 10:05 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Thanks :)

I saw the Ax10 to be quite common but the kit doesn't seem to offer any form of control over the rear diff :( . People on youtube seems to play a lot with the 3rd channel on tricky...
04-09-2010, 09:19 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

I just saw a car called the Venom Creeper that seem to be incredibly cheap to get here in france . It's 1/2 price of the kyosho nearly . I that as good as the Rock force ?

thanks
04-09-2010, 08:06 AM
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Posted By shannow

RE: Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Thanks :) Just wondering with a 20.5t can it be silent ? Or it will make one of those very cheap wasp noises with cheap flat gear ?

By the way just to give you a laugh . My local Rc shop ,where...
04-09-2010, 06:15 AM
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Posted By shannow

Not new to rc cars but new to Crawlers . I need advices

Hello ,

I'm not new to rc cars I tried a bit everything (1/8-1/10 on road nitro/electrics , 1/10 electric buggies 2wd/4wd 1/8 nitro buggies ) . I keep trying to find what is the most fun as a...
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Posted By shannow

RE: Would this fit?

What I'm worried about is that the tekin motor already has a heatsink . Putting one over the other will trap the air of the tekin sink and air is a very good isolating material for heat . So I don't...
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Posted By shannow

Settings for a ZX 5 FS on ultra slippery track

Hello ,

I'm going to get a zx 5 fs from kyosho for our indoor track and I would like to know what would be the best settings on this track .
This track is very very slipery smooth polished...
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Posted By shannow

RE: Going from 4wd to 2wd advices needed

True.

Unfortunaly my tyres didn't arrive today :( postman was late ... so I'll have to make do with what I have again tonight on the training ...

Now I have discovered something...
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Posted By shannow

RE: Going from 4wd to 2wd advices needed

Thanks for the idea . Do you think just gluing the inserts on the wheel would work as well ? (as they're vented foam )

I've resetted the car to a 2deg camber at the rear 0deg camber on front ....
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Posted By shannow

RE: Going from 4wd to 2wd advices needed

I'll try it with the M3 tyres that came with my B44 . They have a lot of pins though ... I may finish it with sand paper to make it smooth .
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